Is A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 happening? Continue reading to find out.
Every episode of this sitcom had viewers laughing so hard because these sketches are truly unique. The complex setting, fine acting, beautiful costuming, well-known stars, and content that can only come from the mind of a modern black woman are all new to explore. The sarcasm spans from overt to subtle, and it retains the audience’s attention. A Black Lady Sketch Show is an HBO sketch comedy series that was developed by Robin Thede. The show features comedy sketches performed by a Black female primary cast, which currently includes producer and creator Thede.
If you’ve been wondering whether A Black Lady Sketch Show would be renewed for more seasons, we have some exciting news for you. As we’ve put together a quick rundown of everything you need to know about the official release date, narrative, and cast, so you can get excited about the next installment and be prepared before the series airs on HBO. Here’s all we know about A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 so far.
Will there be a Season 4 of A Black Lady Sketch Show?
Yes, it’s official that HBO has renewed A Black Lady Sketch Show for the fourth season. The network confirmed the renewal and the official announcement was shared on their official Twitter handle with a post, quoting, “What’s better than 3 seasons of #ABLSS? How about 4 SEASONS! That’s right, A Black Lady Sketch Show has been officially renewed for Season 4! @HBO @hbomax” Take a look at the official post below:
What’s better than 3 seasons of #ABLSS? How about 4 SEASONS! That's right, A Black Lady Sketch Show has been officially renewed for Season 4! @HBO @hbomax pic.twitter.com/oRXdwWZn0l
— A Black Lady Sketch Show (@BlackLadySketch) June 2, 2022
Robin Thede also shared the announcement on her official Twitter handle, quoting, “I think the tilapias might be fine after all!” She also added, “Damn I should have said WHAT UP WE’RE FOUR” Take a look at the official post below:
I think the tilapias might be fine after all! https://t.co/NxVaGTIzyn
— Robin Thede (@robinthede) June 2, 2022
According to Deadline, Amy Gravitt, EVP of HBO Programming said, “Robin, Gabrielle, Ashley, and Skye brought so much life to each character they portrayed in every sketch” Moreover, Robin Thede added, “We’re beyond excited to explore even more comedic worlds with a fourth season of A Black Lady Sketch Show.”
She also added, “A Black Lady Sketch Show has created an indelible mark thanks to the trust and support of the incredible team at HBO. We are ecstatic to be heading into a fourth season that means so much to our cast, crew and the dedicated audience who so passionately loves our show.”
A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 Release Date
As the series was renewed for another season on June 2, 2022, and the finale episode of Season 3, It’s a New Day, Africa America!, was released on May 13, 2022, asking for an exact official release date for A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 seems a little early.
However, based on the pattern of the last two seasons’ release dates, we may anticipate that the premiere date for the fourth season will be in April of next year, 2023. Furthermore, we would want to emphasize that this is all speculation at this time. So, fans should wait for some time as the network will verify these details in the coming months.
What to expect in A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4?
The official description of the series according to the HBO website states, “A Black Lady Sketch Show is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests.”
In the third season of A Black Lady Sketch Show the viewers got to see that the assemblage is returning with six half-hour episodes, Season 3 finds Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and Skye Townsend joined by a host of celebrity guests as they bring relatable, hilarious experiences to life in a magical reality that deftly subverts expectations. The premise and the episode details for the upcoming season are not disclosed yet.
So, it is very difficult to predict the possible sketches which will be featured in the next season. It is evident that the tone for the season has been set by the previous episodes, which will see the characters grow and develop in ways that will pique the interest of viewers to catch more laughs.
Many of the episodes have been favorably welcomed by viewers and die-hard fans, luring people in to watch the series when it airs on television or via streaming service. So, it will be interesting to see how they deal with this added pressure and introduce something new to the series.
Take a look at some fan’s reactions to the renewal
some good news this morning
HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For A Fourth Season
way to go @robinthede
— Gregory Ellwood – The Playlist 🎬 (@TheGregoryE) June 2, 2022
Speaking of incredible writing, you need to watch A Black Lady Sketch show. It's like battle rap but comedy. Those women are writing some of the greatest shit I've ever seen. Ever.
— You're far too kind. (@PriceTheCreator) June 2, 2022
Love it and congradulation ladies! @robinthede @ashleyn1cole @GabrielleDennis @SkyeTownsend @hbomax CANT WIAT! pic.twitter.com/0PWP1eyUL8
— Out With Heather (@OutWithHeather) June 2, 2022
A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 Cast
The original cast members from Season 3 are expected to return in the next chapter. The list of the prominent actors of the series for the last three seasons are as follows:
- Robin Thede
- Ashley Nicole Black
- Gabrielle Dennis
- Quinta Brunson
- Skye Townsend
- Laci Mosley
Some recurring cast members of the series are as follows:
- Essence Atkins
- Bob the Drag Queen
- Yvette Nicole Brown
- Nicole Byer
- David Alan Grier
- Broderick Hunter
- Phil LaMarr
- Yvonne Orji
- Natasha Rothwell
- Issa Rae
- Amber Riley
- Holly Walker
- Tyler James Williams
Moreover, the network has yet to make any new announcements as of June 6, 2022, regarding the involvement of any new members or guest stars in the series. So, we recommend that fans wait patiently for these developments, as the network will notify fans, about such major details of the upcoming season in the coming months.
On the other hand, as the season’s release date approaches and HBO’s promotion begins, fans will be able to delve right into this world where they left off in Season 3.
A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 Episodes
The precise number of episodes for A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 has yet to be revealed, we can expect it to be in the same range as the previous seasons, which is 6 episodes with an average runtime of approx 26 minutes.
We’d also like to point out that, as of June 6, 2022, the exact amount for the upcoming season cannot be confirmed, as the number of episodes may vary, which is ultimately dependent on the plot that the show intends to convey to the audience.
Meanwhile, we suggest fans to patiently wait and binge-watch the prior seasons and the most recently aired Season 3 in order to update their recollection and be on track with the seasons. Hence, the viewers should keep an eye out for details that will release in the coming months about the series episode titles Here is a brief episode guide for Season 3 to help you grasp the order.
- S3E1: Save My Edges, I’m a Donor! – April 8, 2022
- S3E2: Anybody Have Something I Can Flog Myself With? – April 15, 2022
- S3E3: Y’all Want Some Blood Juice? – April 22, 2022
- S3E4: Bounce Them Coochies, Y’all! – April 29, 2022
- S3E5: Peaches and Eggplants for Errbody! – May 6, 2022
- S3E6: It’s a New Day, Africa America! – May 13, 2022
To maintain the story’s continuity, several shows strive to maintain a consistent episode count over seasons. However, the number of episodes has varied from season to season because it is up to the show creators and producers to decide whether to cut or lengthen the season. The same can happen here as the series’ success speaks for itself. As a result, we encourage viewers to be diligent, while post-production is completed and the network approves the titles of each upcoming season’s episode.
Is there any trailer for A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4?
No, because Season 3 recently aired its finale episode on May 13, 2022. As a result, releasing a trailer or promo, so that fans may learn more about the next season’s plotlines and see new features that the characters will explore is way too early for the network.
The official promotional material will be released when the series’ premiere dates draw close. In the meantime, watch this exclusive full sketch for A Black Lady Sketch Show, The Res-herrection on HBO Max’s official youtube channel released on April 19, 2022.
Where to stream A Black Lady Sketch Show?
Right now you can watch A Black Lady Sketch Show on HBO Max. All seasons of A Black Lady Sketch Show is also available for renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video or Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on HBO officially website where the episodes are published after they air on the channel at 11 p.m. ET. time slot.
A Black Lady Sketch Show Overall Reception
The first season of A Black Lady Sketch Show received critical acclaim worldwide by critics and viewers. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the first and second season of A Black Lady Sketch Show holds an approval rating of 100%, with an average rating of 8.88/10 based on 20 reviews. The website’s consensus reads, “Singular, subversive, and simply hilarious, A Black Lady Sketch Show finds universal humor in specific spaces to craft quick-witted sketches that perfectly showcase Robin Thede and her talented cast.”
According to review aggregator Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, the first season received an assigned score of 89 out of 100 based on reviews from 7 critics, indicating “universal acclaim.” According to IMDb, the series overall score is 7.2 out of 10 with 2.8k votes.
A Black Lady Sketch Show Official Trailer
In the trailer and according to the official synopsis of the series the viewers get glimpses of the cast returning with six half-hour episodes, Season 3 finds Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and Skye Townsend joined by a host of celebrity guests as they bring relatable, hilarious experiences to life in a magical reality that deftly subverts expectations. Take a look at the official trailer for, A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 3 below:
Catch up on the previous season while you wait for more A Black Lady Sketch Show Season 4 updates.