Issa Rae has finally gotten the big break she deserves with a half-hour comedy, “I Hate L.A. Dudes,” which has been sold to ABC. The show will be executive produced by Shondaland, Shonda Rhimes’ production company. Issa Rae will write and produce.
If you’re over the moon excited about this pairing, you’re not the only one. The interwebs were excited about a potential collaboration between Rae and Rhimes after the “Awkward Black Girl” creator tweeted a picture of the two.
The new comedy, “I Hate L.A. Dudes,” promises to give fans exactly what they hoped for. According to Rae:
I Hate L.A. Dudes centers on an aspiring journalist, new to Los Angeles, who becomes the lone female voice on a budding, male-driven Internet talk show, while learning to decode the often humiliating and exasperating rules of the LA dating scene.
We first gave readers a peek at the web series version of this show in July, and can’t wait to see it come to life on the small screen. We’ll share details about the show as more information comes available.