Joe Otterson TV ReporterRobin Thede has signed a three-year overall deal with HBO.Under the deal, Thede will develop content exclusively for HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros.
Television. The deal expands upon Thede’s previous overall deal with Warner Bros. TV alone, which was due to expire at the end of August.Thede is best known for creating the critically-acclaimed HBO comedy series “A Black Lady Sketch Show.” Thede also serves as showrunner, executive producer on the series in addition to starring.
Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Skye Townsend star along her in the series. The show was renewed for a fourth season earlier in June.“A Black Lady Sketch” show has gotten eight Emmy nominations for its first two seasons, winning one for best picture editing for variety programming.Read more on variety.com