HBO is trying to get you interested and incentivized to watch the skate betties show “Betty,” How so? “Betty” season two doesn’t air until Friday, Jun 11 (11:00pm ET), but the cable subscriber has put the first episode of the upcoming season online for free and early on HBO’s YouTube channel (see below). They’ve also released the full-blown trailer, after the initial teaser, for season two and all the things in store for the girls of the show.
“Betty” is based on creator, writer/director Crystal Moselle’s 2018 Sundance hit “Skate Kitchen.” The series follows five young women on journeys of self-discovery against the backdrop of New York City’s male-dominated skateboarding scene. The six-episode season will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.
“Betty” is directed by Crystal Moselle; executive produced by Crystal Moselle, Alliah Sophia Mourad, Igor Srubshchik, Jason Weinberg, and Annie Schmidt. Here’s the official synopsis:
In season two, our five protagonists are stepping firmly into womanhood and tackling all the challenges it brings. As they navigate the pressures of adulthood, their male counterparts start to step up, step in, and become true allies, forming a united front for the greater good. Set in the last chapter of 2020, the season captures the pandemic in New York City, where masks and outside activities are the norms.
This season stars Nina Moran as “Kirt,” Dede Lovelace as “Janay,” Moonbear as “Honeybear,” Rachelle Vinberg as “Camille,” and Ajani Russell as “Indigo.” Recurring guest stars include Katerina Tannenbaum (AJ and the Queen) as Honeybear’s girlfriend, “Ash”; Andrew Darnell as Janay’s adversarial love interest, “Sylvester”; Lil’ Dre as Camille’s new skating partner and content collaborator, “Tai”; Chef Roblé Ali as Janay’s cousin, “Jzabel”; Rad Pereira (HBO’s “High Maintenance”) as “Victoria,” Honeybear and Ash’s alluring third and many many more.
“Betty” returns next Friday, June 11, on HBO and HBO Max. Watch the new trailer below.