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Issa Rae Pitches a “Black 90210 or Gossip Girl” and It Sounds Like the Best Show Ever

Attention TV networks and streaming services! Issa Rae has an idea for a new TV show that will almost certainly make you bank. Check out her pitch after the jump, and then get on that shizz before someone beats you to it.

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HBO Insecure’s Issa Rae Joins The Hate U Give Adaptation

It's reported that Rae will play April, an activist "that helps Starr find her voice" as the teenager struggles to navigate "the poverty-stricken slum she has grown up in and the upper-crust suburban prep school she attends."

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Insecure’s Issa Rae & Prentice Penny Address Criticism of Show’s Apparent Lack of Safe Sex Practices

Whatever side you come down on here–whether you think the viewers demanding more acknowledgement of safe sex practices are valid or unreasonable–conversations about responsible sex are always welcome.

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Issa Rae’s Insecure Renewed for a Third Season!

Issa Rae's HBO show Insecure has been renewed for at third season, assuring us that Issa, Molly, and Lawrence won't be getting their lives in perfect order just yet.

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Issa Rae Shares 5 Reasons You Should Watch Insecure Season 1 When HBO Streams It for Free

Formation. Music. Video.

In preparation, HBO will be making the entire first season free for viewing leading up to the premiere of season 2. Issa Rae gives you some reasons you should tune in, and some are Beyoncé-related.

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Issa Rae as Lovably Adorkable as Ever in First Season 2 Trailer For HBO’s Insecure

One of our favorite breakout shows of last year is back with an all-new season! Check out the first Season 2 trailer for HBO's hit series, Insecure.

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Things We Saw Today: Finally, a Dating Sim for Dads to Romance Dads

Yesterday was Father's Day and popular Let's Play channel Game Grumps announced their new dating sim Dream Daddy which comes to Steam on July 13.

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Issa Rae, America Ferrara, and Other Women in Comedy Talk Pay Gap, Representation, and “Being Likable”

The Hollywood Reporter did a Comedy Roundtable featuring some of the most talented women on TV right now, and so Issa Rae, America Ferrara, Pamela Adlon, Minnie Driver, Kathryn Hahn, and Emmy Rossum discussed things like the pay gap, representation, and roles that are "likable."

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Issa Is Hella Confused, Tempted and Lit in the Insecure Season 2 Teaser

Issa Rae shared a teaser for season 2 of her HBO show Insecure, and all our favorite characters are back.

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The Lupita Nyong’o and Rihanna Scammer Movie Is Really Happening

What started off as essentially fan fiction and fan casting quickly picked up steam as Nyong'o and Rihanna both said they were game for the film, leading Black Twitter to start enlisting all kinds of Black Girl Magic like director Ava DuVernay and writer Issa Rae. Guess what? That's happening too.

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And Now Issa Rae Is Ready to Write That Rihanna/Lupita Movie … Make It So, Hollywood!

Issa Rae is apparently down to write that hypothetical Rihanna/Lupita Nyong'o movie the internet has been demanding, and I'm so ready to watch this thing already.

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Issa Rae Talks Insecure Season 2 and the Importance of Black Female Friendship on TV

As part of Deadline’s Contenders Emmys, Issa Rae sat down to talk about Insecure's second season and her vision for the show in today's TV landscape.

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Watch the First Episode of Giants, a New Web Series From Issa Rae and Empire’s Jussie Smollett, Now

After the success of HBO's Insecure and her Awkward Black Girl web series, star Issa Rae is using her platform to shine a light on other projects from black creatives.

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Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett Teaming up for Giants, a New YouTube Series

Insecure star Issa Rae and Empire's Jussie Smollett are teaming up for a new website series to be produced by Rae's production company.

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2016 Representation Scorecard: How the Year’s Movies, TV, Games, Comics, and More Stacked Up

Yeah, we're keeping score.

In looking back on 2016, it's tempting to just write off the entire year as a loss. But, actually, this year brought us some very interesting pieces of media--and some compelling discussions about that media.

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HBO Shows Faith In the Inclusive, Socially-Conscious Programming We Love, Renews Insecure and Westworld

It's a good day to be a fan of HBO, as they've announced the renewal of two shows that we've been keeping close tabs on here at TMS. One of them you can probably guess from the above tweet. And we're all Excited AF.

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Things We Saw Today: Marvel Pulls Too-Mature Riri Williams Cover, Previews Interior Art That’s Way More Awesome

Yesterday, comics fans got into a bit of a tizzy (some of us got into a bigger tizzy than others) about a variant cover for the upcoming first issue of Invincible Iron Man featuring Riri Williams looking way too sexualized for a 15-year-old character. The cover was originally a store variant for Midtown Comics in NYC, and now Marvel and Midtown have decided to pull the cover.

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Why Issa Rae’s Insecure Is the Representation I’ve Been Waiting For

Issa Rae recently premiered her new HBO sitcom, Insecure, and it’s literally everything I needed.

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You Can Stream Episode One of Issa Rae’s New HBO Comedy Insecure Right Now!

Issa Rae's new HBO comedy Insecure doesn't technically premiere until October 9th, but today is a happy joyous day, because Rae just took to HBO's YouTube channel to announce that Episode 1 is available to be streamed right now!

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Awkward Black Girl Creator Issa Rae Has No Time to Waste in HBO’s Insecure

"We are not about to be the black couple fighting in Rite Aid."

For those who followed The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl on Youtube, get excited. Creator Issa Rae is about to star in her own HBO show called Insecure. Here's a new trailer for the show!

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