|A Black Lady Sketch Show|
|Created by||Robin Thede|
|Opening theme||"Hot Girl" by Megan Thee Stallion (season 1) |
"Fine Azz" by KaMillion (season 2)
"Fortune" by Tia P (season 3)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||18 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||26 minutes|
|Original release||August 2, 2019 –|
A Black Lady Sketch Show is an American television sketch comedy series created by Robin Thede for HBO. The show consists of comedy sketches performed by a main cast of Black women, currently consisting of producer and creator Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black, and Skye Townsend. Alumni cast members include Quinta Brunson and Laci Mosley. The show has featured guest stars such as Issa Rae, Vanessa Williams, Angela Bassett, Laverne Cox, Nicole Byer, Amber Riley, Miguel, Omarion, Raven-Symoné, Kelly Rowland, Tia Mowry, Gabrielle Union, Kyla Pratt, Wanda Sykes, and Patti LaBelle.
A Black Lady Sketch Show premiered with a season of six episodes on August 2, 2019, to "universal acclaim" according to review aggregator Metacritic. The first season received a 2020 TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sketch/Variety Shows and season two won three Black Reel Awards. Seasons one and two hold a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
The second season premiered April 23, 2021 after being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.In May 2021, the series was renewed for a third season, which debuted on April 8, 2022. In June 2022, the series was renewed for a fourth season.
|Ashley Nicole Black||Main|
Guest stars that have appeared in multiple episodes.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||6||August 2, 2019||September 6, 2019|
|2||6||April 23, 2021||May 28, 2021|
|3||6||April 8, 2022||May 13, 2022|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||1||"Angela Bassett Is the Baddest Bitch"||Dime Davis||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Brittani Nichols, Amber Ruffin, Rae Sanni and Holly Walker||August 2, 2019||0.334|
Series premiere. Two women seek an escape from an ominous fog. 1960s soul group Claude and The Boppers perform their hit song "Ice Cream Shop". A world-renowned author and "philosophizer" promotes her latest masterclass. Maya's confession in a support group gets a less-than-supportive response. Trinity, the Invisible Spy, meets a formidable adversary. Drea confronts a mysterious woman stealing her dance moves at a club. Fun and games lead to tension, as Robin, Ashley, Quinta and Gabrielle are stuck in a house after an end-of-the-world event.Guest Starring: Angela Bassett, Nicole Byer, Laverne Cox, Phil LaMarr, Yvonne Orji, Kelly Rowland, Gina Torres, Amara La Negra
|2||2||"Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows"||Dime Davis||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Brittani Nichols, Amber Ruffin, Rae Sanni and Holly Walker||August 9, 2019||0.308|
A perpetually late-to-work Shayla decides to forgo her morning makeup routine, to her coworker Toni's dismay. Trinity the Invisible Spy hunts down The Recluse, an elusive villain with a surprising identity. An array of average, awkward contestants perform before a panel of judges at the Basic Ball. Security guard Fatimah helps an office worker investigate who stole her missing mug. Robin, Quinta and Gabrielle uncover a shocking truth about Ashley's nighttime ritual.Guest Starring: Nicole Byer, Loretta Devine, Aja Naomi King, Caldwell Tidicue, Lena Waithe
|3||3||"3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade"||Dime Davis||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Brittani Nichols, Amber Ruffin, Rae Sanni and Holly Walker||August 16, 2019||0.351|
Asia is shocked by a very public, very unexpected marriage proposal from her new boyfriend DeWayne. New recruits talk about their goals and expectations at a gang orientation. A church service devolves when congregants take to the mic with self-centered motivations. Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman turns a toast at her sister's wedding into a teachable moment. Gabrielle, Ashley, Quinta and Robin bond while discussing their ideal men and some of their worst dates.Guest Starring: Essence Atkins, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Jermaine Fowler, Marla Gibbs, David Alan Grier, Jackée Harry, Issa Rae, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Hal Williams, Larry Wilmore, Preacher Lawson, Daniele Gaither
|4||4||"Where Are My Background Singers?"||Dime Davis||August 23, 2019||0.332|
A divorce party spirals out of control following Eboni's bad mushroom trip. The tragic tale of star-crossed lovers, Rome & Julissa. A 1930's groupie, Feather Atwood, sets her sights on Negro league baseball player Satchel Paige. A frustrated airline passenger seeks a like-minded customer service representative. Denise tries to prevent yet another breakup and its typical, unusual side effect. "Taskmaster," "Insecurity" and "Turnt" help Crystal navigate a possible cat-calling situation. Quinta, Gabrielle, Robin and Ashley lay down odd rules while playing cards to pass the time.Guest Starring: Patti LaBelle, Phil LaMarr, Tia Mowry, Issa Rae, Natasha Rothwell, Tyler James Williams
|5||5||"Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord?"||Dime Davis||August 30, 2019||0.278|
Four friends on a camping trip unknowingly disprove a stereotype. A pastor tries to take back control of his church potluck. A flight attendant struggles to get compliance from newlyweds Chris and Lachel in the exit row. Elementary school students notice a change in their teacher Ms. Miller. Jackie receives a less-than-warm welcome when she returns to her hometown high school. Robin, Quinta, Ashley and Gabrielle discuss their weird turn-ons and stage an intervention.Guest Starring: Khandi Alexander, Deon Cole, David Alan Grier, Garrett Morris, Yvonne Orji, Issa Rae, Amber Riley
|6||6||"Born at Night, But Not Last Night"||Dime Davis||September 6, 2019||0.255|
Season One Finale. Two friends come to regret their decision to visit a new black-owned restaurant. A mother and daughter go toe-to-toe in the latest episode of "Get the Belt". "Taskmaster," "Turnt" and "Insecurity" help Krystal through a surprise hot-air balloon ride. Carl and Lori's "special guest" has very specific boundaries. A judge, bailiff, court reporter and attorneys celebrate their first ever all-black lady courtroom. Tensions rise between Ashley, Gabrielle, Quinta and Robin as the reality of their situation sinks in.Guest Starring: Yvette Nicole Brown, Lil Rel Howery, Phil LaMarr, Marsai Martin, Issa Rae, Amber Riley, Natasha Rothwell, Arjay Smith, Bresha Webb
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|7||1||"But the Tilapias Are Fine Though, Right?"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Shenovia Large, Rae Sanni, Kristin Layne Tucker, Holly Walker, Kindsey Young, Charla Lauriston||April 23, 2021||0.215|
Season 2 premiere. Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman, Pre-PhD opines on the COVID-19 pandemic, national racial reckoning, and other social issues. Robin wakes up and realizes she is in a different apocalyptic scenario but this time with Ashley, Gabrielle, Skye, and Laci. Salina, informed by psychic Sabrina, goes to confront her old friend Ladonna, who ruined her life due to a 1996 game of MASH. An accidental joint bank robbery goes wrong. A woman's husband surprises her by taking her to her favorite restaurant, a male strip club. The all-Black lady courtroom is disrupted by a Black male lawyer.Guest starring: Omarion, Kim Coles, Laz Alonso, Tone Bell, Issa Rae, Yvette Nicole Brown
|8||2||"So You Just Out Here Chloroforming Anybody?"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Shenovia Large, Rae Sanni, Kristin Layne Tucker, Holly Walker, Kindsey Young, Charla Lauriston||April 30, 2021||0.205|
The Invisible Spy goes on a blind date. Robin, Skye, Gabrielle, Laci, and Ashley explore the warehouse where they've taken cover during the apocalypse. A group of women on a girls' trip are approached by a woman who claims to know them. A market research meeting with a Black women focus group proves difficult. A historian traces the origins of CP Time to a pair of 19th century Black ladies' encounter with zombies. An enthusiastic cycling instructor leads a class for recently single women. Bryanni steps up her twerk game to impress Deshawn at the club.Guest starring: Lance Gross, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Ayesha Curry, Wunmi Mosaku, Erica Ash, Amber Riley, Miguel
|9||3||"Sister, May I Call You Oshun?"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Shenovia Large, Rae Sanni, Kristin Layne Tucker, Holly Walker, Kindsey Young, Charla Lauriston||May 7, 2021||0.247|
Dr. Haddassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman hosts Gabrielle Union on her show Black Table Talk to discuss women in the workplace. Robin becomes suspicious of Skye and the amenities in the warehouse. Chris mourns his divorce at his sister's gender reveal party. Three women complain about their seats at the Last Supper of Jesus and his apostles. The ladies discover a cache of money and passports in the warehouse. LeeLee tries to hide the state of her hair for an impromptu booty call. Portia Coché takes offense when the take-out cashier only includes a single set of plasticware with her order.Guest starring: Gabrielle Union, Richard T. Jones, Broderick Hunter, Jesse Williams
|10||4||"My Booty Look Juicy, Don’t It?"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||May 14, 2021||N/A|
|A woman lays down to sleep but realizes she has an intruder. The Coral Reefs gang goes on a meditation retreat. Reesa's 35th birthday celebration is interrupted by the Fairy Aunt Mother. Skye confesses that there is a communication system in the warehouse. Ally's friends hold an intervention for her overly supportive behavior. Concert-goers enjoy singer Nona Love's performance.|
|11||5||"If I'm Paying These Chili's Prices, You Cannot Taste My Steak!"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||May 21, 2021||N/A|
Using the phrase "I wish a nigga would" has unexpected consequences. The TV competition Sit Down Somewhere Classic (1982) follows high school freshman Ceecee trying to find a place to sit in the lunchroom. A manicurist tries to up-sell her client. Upon the realization that everyone on Earth has died in the apocalypse, the ladies hold a Presidential debate. Inspirationalist Karlie Chanel holds a motivational speaking seminar. The subject of a meme gets revenge on the person who made the Tweet go viral. The Wigzard of Oz salon offers a high-quality experience to its clients.Guest starring: Affion Crockett, Skai Jackson, Elise Neal
|12||6||"Way to Ruin the Party, Soya!"||Lacey Duke & Brittany Scott Smith||May 28, 2021||N/A|
Workplace compliments end in a fire. Skye tries to convince the other ladies not to leave the warehouse after a heated argument. Olivia attends a post-date press conference. Two thick women at a party deal with wearing the same outfit. A genie appears to mark the occasion of a group of Black people perfectly splitting the check. Two teams debate which role should have won Denzel Washington's first Best Actor Academy Award. The 2021 Brown Family Reunion includes judgmental aunties and classic line dances.Guest starring: Tony Baker, Kevin Fredericks, Phil Morris, Amber Riley, Danielle Pinnock, Reagan Gomez, Tyler James Williams, Kim Wayans, Algee Smith
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|13||1||"Save My Edges, I'm a Donor!"||Bridget Stokes||Tracey Ashley, Robin Thede, Alrinthea Carter, Sonia Denis, Michelle Davis, Jonterri Gadson, Chloe Hilliard, Shenovia Large, Natalie McGill||April 8, 2022||N/A|
Crowds of Black women attend a hair product purge at the local beauty supply. Robin, Skye, Ashley, and Gabrielle awaken in a penthouse to find that an unknown kidnapper manipulated their perception of the end of the world. Dr. Hadassah Olayinka Ali-Youngman, pre-PhD visits Luther Vandross Diversity Academy for Career Day. A TV repairwoman pitches her show Trey's Anatomy to Ava DuVernay. Three scientists in 1968 manipulate the space time continuum by slapping each other into the past and future. The coach of the Mississippi Central track team shares the secret behind the team's success. Keisha bombs at a local comedy club's open mic night.Guest starring: Kyla Pratt, Holly Robinson Peete, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Jemele Hill, Michael Ealy, Kel Mitchell, Ava DuVernay, Cari Champion, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier
|14||2||"Anybody Have Something I Can Flog Myself With?"||Bridget Stokes||Tracey Ashley, Robin Thede, Alrinthea Carter, Sonia Denis, Michelle Davis, Jonterri Gadson, Chloe Hilliard, Shenovia Large, Natalie McGill||April 15, 2022||N/A|
|15||3||"Y'all Want Some Blood Juice?"||Bridget Stokes||Tracey Ashley, Robin Thede, Alrinthea Carter, Sonia Denis, Michelle Davis, Jonterri Gadson, Chloe Hilliard, Shenovia Large, Natalie McGill||April 22, 2022||N/A|
|Guest starring: Tommy Davidson, Trevor Jackson|
|16||4||"Bounce Them Coochies, Y'all!"||TBA||April 29, 2022||N/A|
|Guest starring: Essence Atkins, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Jay Pharoah, Kimrie Lewis|
|17||5||"Peaches and Eggplants for Errbody!"||TBA||May 6, 2022||N/A|
|Guest starring: Raven-Symoné, Wayne Brady, Lala Milan, Lanisa Frederick|
|18||6||"It's a New Day, Africa America!"||TBA||May 13, 2022||N/A|
|Guest starring: Vanessa Williams, Lance Reddick, Quinta Brunson, John Marshall Jones, Tahj Mowry, Loni Love, Phil LaMarr, D.J. "Shangela" Pierce, Kalen Allen, Durand Bernarr|
In the summer of 2018, Robin Thede invited her close friends and fellow comedians Quinta Brunson, Ashley Nicole Black, and Gabrielle Dennis to help her develop a comedy series.Thede then pitched the series to HBO as a way to address the dearth of Black women's representation in the American comedic landscape. Thede was encouraged by HBO executives to push boundaries and take risks with the show.
The show was originally titled The Black Lady Sketch Show but the name was changed to communicate to audiences that the series is a single representation of Black women in comedy.The show is thought to be the first sketch comedy series written, produced by, and starring Black women.
On January 28, 2019, it was announced that HBO had ordered a half-hour sketch show, A Black Lady Sketch Show, written and created by Robin Thede.Issa Rae is the co-executive producer with Thede through Issa Rae Productions, known as Hoorae as of 2021. The season one director is Dime Davis. Season two was directed by Lacey Duke and Brittany Scott Smith. Bridget Murphy Stokes is the third season's director.
On August 27, 2019, HBO announced that A Black Lady Sketch Show had been renewed for a second season.Filming of the second season was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but on March 23, 2021 it was announced that the six-episode season would premiere on April 23, 2021.
On May 24, 2021, HBO renewed the series for a third season.
On June 2, 2022, HBO renewed the series for a fourth season.
On May 24, 2019, it was announced that the show would star Thede along with comediennes Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis, and Quinta Brunson.Angela Bassett, Gina Torres, and Marsai Martin were announced as three guest stars.
On March 23, 2021, it was announced that Brunson would not appear in season 2 due to scheduling conflicts.Additional changes for season 2 included the casting of Laci Mosley and Skye Townsend as main cast members. Confirmed guest stars include Gabrielle Union, Jesse Williams, Miguel, Skai Jackson, Laz Alonso, Omarion, Kim Wayans, Ayesha Curry, Lance Gross, and Wunmi Mosaku.
On March 2, 2022, it was announced that Mosley would not appear in season 3 due to scheduling conflicts.Guest appearances include Ava DuVernay, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Raven-Symoné, Wanda Sykes, David Alan Grier, Kyla Pratt, Jemele Hill, and Holly Robinson Peete.
Lauren Ashley Smith was the show's head writer for the first two seasons. Additional writers for season one are Brittani Nichols, Rae Sanni, Holly Walker, Amber Ruffin and Akilah Green.Cast member Ashley Nicole Black also wrote for the show. It is the first television series to have a writer's room entirely composed of Black women. For the second season, Ruffin, and Nichols left the writer's room, and Kindsey Young, Shenovia Large, and Kristin Layne Tucker joined as additional writers. The season three writer's room retained Large and brought on new writers.
The series premiered on August 2, 2019.The second season premiered on April 23, 2021 on HBO and HBO Max. Season three will premiere on April 8, 2022.
The first season of A Black Lady Sketch Show received critical acclaim. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the first 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." In a review by Ali Barthwell for The A.V. Club , she wrote, "A Black Lady Sketch Show possesses a confidence in its first season that suggests the show is not interested in being chopped up into easily consumable chunks. A Black Lady Sketch Show seems more interested in creating a whimsical, loving world for its leads." Writing for Vulture, Jen Chaney stated: "A Black Lady Sketch Show isn’t just funny. Its sketches are consistently clever and surprising, often concluding with twist endings that add a whole other layer to the jokes that had us rolling a couple of minutes ago."
In 2020, the show became the first Black women-led sketch show to receive a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Variety Sketch Series.
The second season also received positive reception. It holds a score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on eight critics' reviews.IndieWire journalist Kristen Lopez said that the season "once again delivers hilarity and absurdity in equal measure." Margaret Lyons of the New York Times wrote that the show "has such a fun ear for specifics and lyricism, and the new season grows seamlessly into itself; the show’s recurring characters are back, and Robin Thede, its star and creator, is as dynamic as ever." Danette Chavez of The A.V. Club noted the show "has an air of reinvention" and "retains the cohesion, rapid-fire energy, and mix of culturally specific and universal humor that made the first season uproarious and a joy to watch."
The second season received five Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Variety Sketch Series and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Sketch Series.Daysha Broadway, Stephanie Filo, and Jessica Hernández received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming, the first all-women of color ensemble to receive the award in Emmy history. Season two was named to "best" year-end lists published by Paste , The A.V. Club, The Root , and NPR .
Kristen Baldwin of EW rated the season an A− and hailed it as "consistently, ridiculously funny."Similarly, The A.V. Club 's Jenna Scherer described the show: "In its third season, A Black Lady Sketch Show continues to blaze a trail as a show both by and for its titular demographic, unafraid to make cultural references that will gleefully whizz over the heads of white viewers. " Scherer also complimented the chemistry of the cast members: "they share such an easy rapport, riffing off each other seemingly effortlessly whether the moment is scripted or improvised."
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Robin Thede, Issa Rae, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Lauren Ashley Smith, Dime Davis, Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay, John Skidmore, and Erin Owens||Nominated|
|Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series||Dime Davis (for "Born at Night, But Not Last Night")||Nominated|
|Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||Angela Bassett (for "Angela Bassett is the Baddest Bitch")||Nominated|
|Television Critics Association Awards||Outstanding Achievement in Sketch/Variety Shows||A Black Lady Sketch Show||Won|
|Black Reel Awards for Television||Outstanding Comedy Series||Won|
|Outstanding Actress, Comedy Series||Robin Thede||Won|
|Outstanding Supporting Actress, Comedy Series||Gabrielle Dennis||Won|
|Casting Society of America||Live Television Performance, Variety or Sketch Comedy||Victoria Thomas||Won|
|Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards||Best Broadcast Network or Cable Sketch Series, Variety Series, Talk Show, or Comedy/Variety Special||A Black Lady Sketch Show||Nominated|
|Best Actress in a Broadcast Network or Cable Series, Comedy||Robin Thede||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Robin Thede, Issa Rae, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Lauren Ashley Smith, Dime Davis, Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay, John Skidmore, and Linda Morel||Nominated|
|Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series||Lauren Ashley Smith, Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Akilah Green, Shenovia Large, Rae Sanni, Kristin Layne Tucker, Holly Walker, and Kindsey Young||Nominated|
|Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards||Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||Yvette Nicole Brown (for "But the Tilapias Are Fine Though, Right?")||Nominated|
|Issa Rae (for "My Booty Look Juicy, Don't It?")||Nominated|
|Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming||Daysha Broadway, Stephanie Filo, and Jessica Hernández (for "Sister, May I Call You Oshun?")||Won|
|Television Critics Association Awards||Outstanding Achievement in Variety, Talk or Sketch||A Black Lady Sketch Show||Nominated|
|American Cinema Editors Awards||Best Edited Variety Talk/Sketch Show or Special||Daysha Broadway, Stephanie Filo, and Jessica Hernández (for "Sister, May I Call You Oshun?")||Nominated|
|Art Directors Guild Awards||Excellence in Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series||Cindy Chao and Michele Yu (for "If I'm Paying These Chili's Prices, You Cannot Taste My Steak!")||Nominated|
|Hollywood Critic Association TV Awards||Best Broadcast Network or Cable Variety Sketch Series, Talk Series, or Special||A Black Lady Sketch Show||Won|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Variety Sketch Series||Robin Thede, Issa Rae, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch, Dave Becky, Jonathan Berry, Tracey Ashley, |
Bridget Stokes, Chloé Hilliard, Deniese Davis, Montrel McKay, John Skidmore, and Linda Morel
|Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards||Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series||Bridget Stokes (for "Save My Edges, I'm A Donor!")||Won|
|Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series||Tracey Ashley, Robin Thede, Alrinthea Carter, Michelle Davis, Sonia Denis, Jonterri Gipson, Chloé Hilliard, Shenovia Large, and Natalie McGill||Nominated|
|Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming||Stephanie Filo, Bradinn French, Taylor Joy Mason, and S. Robyn Wilson (for "Save My Edges, I'm A Donor!")||Won|
|Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Reality or Competition Series||Cindy Chao, Michele Yu, and Lizzie Boyle (for "Anybody Have Something I Can Flog Myself With?")||Nominated|
|Television Critics Association Awards||Outstanding Achievement in Variety, Talk or Sketch||A Black Lady Sketch Show||Nominated|
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We're Here is an American reality television series on HBO featuring former RuPaul's Drag Race contestants Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O'Hara and Shangela. In the series, the trio of drag queens travel across the United States to recruit small-town residents to participate in one-night-only drag shows. It premiered on April 23, 2020. In June 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on October 11, 2021. In December 2021, the series was renewed for a third season.
Abbott Elementary is an American mockumentary sitcom television series created by Quinta Brunson for ABC. It stars Brunson as a second grade teacher at Abbott Elementary, a fictional predominantly Black school in Philadelphia. The ensemble cast includes Tyler James Williams, Janelle James, Lisa Ann Walter, Chris Perfetti, and Sheryl Lee Ralph.
Messyness is an American comedy clip show that premiered on MTV on August 23, 2021. It is hosted by Nicole Polizzi and co-hosted by actress Tori Spelling, Olympian Adam Rippon, and comedian Teddy Ray. The series is the fourth spin off of Ridiculousness. The show focuses on the "most debaucherous clips found on the internet – everything from awkward proposals, to nights out gone wrong and cheaters caught red handed. Messyness seeks to celebrate dating, partying and all the messy stages of young adulthood." The series was greenlit in June 2021. It was renewed for a second season for 2022.