EXCLUSIVE – RIKI LINDHOME AND NATASHA LEGGERO EXTENDED INTERVIEW
Written by Joseph Santiago
Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome Talk ‘Another Period’ sat down with with Trevor Noah. It follows the lives of the Bellacourts, the first family of Newport, Rhode Island, at the turn of the 20th century. Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Lindhome) are sisters “who care only about how they look, what parties they attend and becoming famous, which is a lot harder in 1902”. It is intended to be a spoof on reality shows like Keeping Up with the Kardashians, while in terms of era, roughly contemporaneous with Downton Abbey and satirizing many of the same themes of class and social standing.
The series was picked up for 10 episodes and debuted on Comedy Central on June 23, 2015. It is directed by Jeremy Konner, co-creator and writer of Drunk History. Ben Stiller’s production company Red Hour is producing. Leggero, Lindhome, and Konner are also executive producers. The second season premiered on June 15, 2016. It was renewed for a third season on May 23, 2016.