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Lena Waithe

  1. renewals
    The Chi Will Answer All Your Finale Questions With a Fifth SeasonLena Waithe cannot be stopped.
  2. documentaries
    Lena Waithe Is Gonna Make It (a Mary Tyler Moore Documentary) After AllThe documentary will be directed by James Adolphus.
  3. tv review
    Master of None’s Third Season Is Slowly But Surely GratifyingThe new Lena Waithe–focused iteration of Aziz Ansari’s Netflix series is resoundingly low-key, but it packs a subtle punch thanks to Naomi Ackie.
  4. trailer mix
    Master of None Season 3 Trailer: That’s Black AmoreNow starring Lena Waithe and Naomi Ackie.
  5. tv
    Master of None Season 3 Will Premiere on Netflix in MayAfter a four-year-long hiatus.
  6. tv review
    Them Is Pure Degradation PornHeavy on torture and low on meaning, the Little Marvin–created, Lena Waithe–produced series reveals the empty promise of representation in Hollywood.
  7. get out the vote
    Tracee Ellis Ross and the Girls Get Out a Cheesecake to Get You InvolvedAnd the card attached would say, “Thank you for watching our Zoom.”
  8. opening soon
    Lena Waithe Is Making an Open Marriage Drama Called Open“Yeah, that’s the way it goes.”
  9. misconduct
    The Chi Showrunner Says Lena Waithe Knew of Jason Mitchell’s On-Set Misconduct“It was Lena who informed me of the issues between Jason Mitchell and Tiffany Boone.”
  10. met gala 2019
    Lena Waithe’s Met Gala Look Made an Actual Statement“I came to slay, bitch.”
  11. pilots
    Lena Waithe Producing How to Make Love to a Black Woman Comedy PilotThe project is part of Waithe’s first-look deal with the network.
  12. right click
    Teyana Taylor Is Throwing a Ball for Her ‘WTP’ Video“Why you gagging, though? I’ll tell you why gagging, okay? Cause she’s next level.”
  13. tv
    Kid Fury and Lena Waithe Teaming Up for HBO Comedy SeriesIt’s described as a “surreal dark comedy.”
  14. but make it fashion
    Send Up the White Smoke: These Were the Best Young Popes at the Met GalaRihanna wins. Again.
  15. glaad media awards
    Lena Waithe Uses GLAAD Acceptance Speech to Call for LGBT Unity“Laverne Cox’s struggle may look different than mine, but the pain we feel is the same.”
  16. Who Would Survive the Apocalypse: NYC or L.A.? Celebrities DebateThere is a right answer.
  17. tv
    Lena Waithe’s Queer Comedy About Her Life Gets Pilot Order at TBS“Queer black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead.”
  18. TBS Orders ‘Twenties’ Comedy Pilot from Lena WaitheMaster of None writer and The Chi creator Lena Waithe has a comedy project in the works at TBS. Deadline reports that the network has given a […]
  19. misconduct
    Lena Waithe on Aziz Ansari Misconduct Claim: ‘It’s Not Always Black-and-White’“There are no sides, really, in some of these scenarios.”
  20. guest stars
    Lena Waithe to Guest on This Is Us As an Animal EnthusiastWho wouldn’t want Waithe to help them adopt a dog?
  21. tv review
    The Chi Is an Exuberant, Heartfelt DramaIt’s the little character details that make The Chi feel so alive.
  22. christmas music
    Hallelujah! Chance the Rapper and Jeremih’s Christmas Mixtape Has ArrivedThere’s a piano remix of “Stranger at the Table.”
  23. christmas miracles
    Chance the Rapper Recruits Common and Lena Waithe for Christmas MixtapeSwoon.
  24. castings
    Lena Waithe Joins Dear White People As Reality-Show RapperGet ready for P Ninny.
  25. vulture festival la 2017
    Lena Waithe on Black Artists: ‘We’re Leaders of Hollywood Right Now’Waithe and Common talked about the rise of black art and their new show, The Chi.
  26. trailer mix
    Lena Waithe’s New Show The Chi Gets a Gut-Punching First TrailerStarring Moonlight’s Alex Hibbert, Straight Outta Compton’s Jason Mitchell, and more.
  27. Lena Waithe on Her Emmys Night With Aziz, Reese, Nicole, Riz, and Donald“I’ve gotta stand there acting like they ain’t Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman talking to me.”
  28. emmys 2017
    Lena Waithe Gave a Moving Emmys Speech in Support of the LGBT CommunityWaithe shared the award for writing in a comedy series with Master of None creator Aziz Ansari.
  29. Watch Lena Waithe Geek Out About Big Little Lies With Adam ScottShe also offers to play a key lesbian role if there is a season two.
  30. aziz-caps
    Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe Recap Master of None’s ‘Thanksgiving’“The episode is about friendship, it’s about honesty with your family, learning who you are.”
  31. Lena Waithe Wrote Her Most Personal Story for Master of None“I hope I set a trend with other black or brown folks in this business to stop trying to be something that you think society wants you to be.”
  32. Showtime Renews The Affair, Commits to a Jay Pharoah ComedyWhite Famous and The Chi are coming soon.
  33. the industry
    Showtime Is Adapting Patti Smith’s Just KidsJim Carrey’s show I’m Dying Up Here gets a pilot.
  34. HBO Is Developing a Comedy About Three Brothers in Los AngelesHBO is working on a sibling comedy. Titled Bros, the series comes from Hand of God writer Benjamin Cory Jones and The Wire/Newsroom director […]