Mrs. America: Season 1

Mrs. America: Season 1

Mrs. America: Season 1

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett is conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in this true story series detailing her surprising battle against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s. Co-stars Sarah Paulson, Elizabeth Banks, Rose Byrne, Tracey Ullman and Uzo Aduba (who scored an Emmy for her role in this season).

Outstanding Supporting Actress (Aduba), Emmys 2020
2020USAFX
Drama

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
2 April 2020

Phyllis

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly considers another run for Congress, amid the women's movement's push for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment.

EPISODE 1.2
9 April 2020

Gloria

While Phyllis mobilizes grassroots support in her fight against the ERA, Gloria Steinem fends off Bella Abzug's attempts to drag her further into the political game.

EPISODE 1.3
16 April 2020

Shirley

Shirley Chisholm makes a historic run for president, while Gloria struggles to play politics at the DNC. Phyllis takes her new anti-ERA organization national.

EPISODE 1.4
23 April 2020

Betty

As Stop ERA grows and gains media attention, Betty Friedan, the mother of the Feminist movement, makes it her mission to take down Phyllis.

EPISODE 1.5
30 April 2020

Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc

Phyllis and Fred Schlafly debate superstar Feminist couple Brenda and Marc Feigan-Fasteau on television.

EPISODE 1.6
7 May 2020

Jill

With a pro-ERA Republican in the White House, Phyllis protests her own party, which puts her in conflict with Republican Feminist leader, Jill Ruckelshaus.

EPISODE 1.7
28 May 2020

Bella

Bella is put in charge of the first ever government-funded National Women's Conference. Phyllis and her women clash over how to best disrupt the conference.

EPISODE 1.8
4 June 2020

Houston

Alice, Rosemary and Pamela cross into enemy territory at the National Women's Conference in Houston, where they come face-to-face with Feminist leaders.

EPISODE 1.9
11 June 2020

Reagan

Gloria, Bella and Jill put pressure on the White House to act on their proposals from the National Women's Conference. Phyllis prepares to leverage her political victories as the 1980 presidential election draws near

Mrs. America: Season 1 / Reviews

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Mrs. America is solid. But if the show had liberated itself from the idea of “having it all,” it could have been spectacular.

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Collider

Collider

The stories being told here matter. They’re important. But the reason for telling them, the purpose driving this series, is unclear.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A tremendous balancing act between historical and humanizing.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The A-list directors and cast do their part to create a work with so many moving parts, so many storylines and nuances worthy of their own series, that the series could easily lend itself to a book of essays.

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Variety

Variety

The ambitious limited series, also starring Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem, paints an impressive historical picture while struggling to get a grip on its central characters.

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