The eight-episode first season explores the black female experience from the perspective of the two female protagonists, Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne Orji) who have been best friends with each other since their college days at UCLA.
They are both in their late 20s, career and relationship experiences are explored.
The half-hour series explores social and racial issues that relate to the contemporary black experience.
Issa freaks out about the kids discovering her video and enlists help to take it down.
Molly is enjoying her new guy, Chris, and invites him to her coworker’s engagement party for the evening.
It was created by Rae and Larry Wilmore, and premiered online on September 23, 2016, via HBO Now and HBO Go, before airing weekly on HBO.
On November 14, 2016, HBO renewed the show for a second season.