Lena Waithe & Cathy Kisakye's HOW TO MAKE LOVE TO A BLACK WOMAN Gets Order from Showtime
"Working with Lena is the gift that keeps on giving," said Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks. "We signed our first-look deal with her so that she could bring authentic and talented new voices to Showtime. Cathy's comedy is raw, relevant, surprising, sexy and fun, and we are very excited about making it."
How To Make Love to a Black Woman will be a collection of multi-part episodes which will include a new characters in an authentic world, telling stories about connection and rejection that explore our most harrowing - and harrowingly comic - sexual secrets.
"Cathy's script is haunting, funny, and extremely vulnerable - it's the kind of script that doesn't come around very often," said Waithe. "I'm honored that Cathy trusts me with such a special project. I can't wait for the world to see it."
Kisakye wrote for both seasons of Waithe's The Chi. It recently received five NAACP Image Award nominations, the most of any cable drama.
"With How To Make Love, I'm thrilled to tell stories about the women I know, who are complicated, passionate, resilient and relatable," said Kisakye.
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