‘Insecure’ Season 3 August Episodes Preview: Plot Details and Air Dates

Insecure Season 3
Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji in ‘Insecure’ season 3 (Photo: Merie W. Wallace/HBO)

HBO’s critically acclaimed comedy series, Insecure, returns to kick off its third season on August 12, 2018. The series, created by Issa Rae, will have an eight episode third season that will air on Sundays at 10:30pm ET/PT.

In support of the show’s upcoming season three premiere, HBO’s released details on the first three episodes airing in August.

Series creator Issa Rae stars as Issa, Yvonne Orji plays Molly, Lisa Joyce is Frieda, Natasha Rothwell plays Kelli, Amanda Seales is Tiffany, and Y’lan Noel plays Daniel.

The Plot: The series follows the friendship of two black women as they deal with their own real-life flaws while attempting to navigate different worlds and cope with an endless series of uncomfortable everyday experiences.

In the third season, Issa attempts to navigate her complicated relationship with Daniel, a childhood friend and on-and-off-again fling who’s looking to take his music career to the next level. On the work front, she begins to question her role at the nonprofit “We Got Y’all” and Molly sets boundaries in order to concentrate on her dream job at a black-owned law firm, which she risks sabotaging via her insecurities and hang-ups.

Insecure August 2018 Episodes:

  • Episode #17 (season 3, episode 1): “Better-Like”
    Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT)
    Issa (Issa Rae) crashes on Daniel’s (Y’lan Noel) couch and tries to save up extra cash. Molly (Yvonne Orji) returns from a beach vacation with renewed determination to maintain boundaries in her life.
    Written by Issa Rae; directed by Prentice Penny.
  • Episode #18 (season 3, episode 2): “Familiar-Like”
    Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 19 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
    Issa (Issa Rae) gets advice from Kelli (Natasha Rothwell) about her financial situation and plays wingwoman as Daniel (Y’lan Noel) tries to make a music-industry connection.
    Written by Amy Aniobi; directed by Pete Chatmon.
  • Episode #19 (season 3, episode 3): “Backwards-Like”
    Debut: SUNDAY, AUG. 26 (10:30-11:00 p.m.)
    Issa (Issa Rae) is inspired while recruiting at a job fair with Frieda (Lisa Joyce). Later, she treats Daniel (Y’lan Noel) to a thank-you dinner as she remains hopeful about their future. Molly (Yvonne Orji) starts her dream job at a black-owned law firm.
    Written by Ben Dougan; directed by Mo Marable.