Issa Rae Lands First-Look Deal with HBO

Issa Rae’s creative juices just continue to flourish and bring forth new opportunities.

Adding to her growing list of “wins” the content creator booked a first-look deal with HBO. The collaboration comes ahead of the debut of Insecure, a comedy series co-created by Rae and Larry Wilmore. The sitcom will also premiere on the TV network.

Under the two-year first-look producing deal, Issa will develop programming with a strong focus on diversity. The content will be targeted for all HBO platforms.

Insecure takes viewers into Issa’s world as she and her best friend navigate Los Angeles and work through racy and uncomfortable experiences as Black women.

Catch the premiere Oct. 9 at 10:30 p.m. and watch the trailer below.