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Robin Thede to Receive Variety Creative Change Award at Mipcom

Robin Thede to Receive Variety Creative Change Award at Mipcom

Robin Thede has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Variety Creative Change Award at Mipcom.

The Variety Creative Change Award is given to an individual who uses their platform in the arts to create inclusive stories. This year it will be presented to Thede during the 4th Annual Mipcom Diversify TV Excellence Awards, which will be held on Oct. 13.

Additionally, 21 programs have been selected as part of a shortlist for Mipcom’s Diversify TV Excellence Awards this year, Reed Midem announced Wednesday. See below for that list.

Thede is the creator, showrunner and star of HBO’s “A Black Lady Sketch Show,” which picked up an Emmy Award nomination for variety sketch series (as well as noms for director Dime Davis and guest actress Angela Bassett) and won the Television Critics Assn. (TCA) Award for variety/sketch series this year.

She also appeared in the fourth season

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