Mrs. America

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Mrs. America tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.” Through the eyes of the women of the... read more
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Mrs. America tells the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly, aka “the sweetheart of the silent majority.” Through the eyes of the women of the era – both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus – the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted the political landscape.

Original Release

04/15/2020 on Hulu

US Release

04/15/2020

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Cast

Ari Graynor Brenda Feigen-Fasteau
Sarah Paulson Alice Macray
Rose Byrne Gloria Steinem
John Slattery Fred Schlafly
Melanie Lynskey Rosemary Thomson
Cate Blanchett Phyllis Schlafly
Elizabeth Banks Jill Ruckelshaus
Jeanne Tripplehorn Eleanor Schlafly
Margo Martindale Bella Abzug
Tracey Ullman Betty Friedan
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Phyllis Wednesday, 15 April 2020
2 Gloria Wednesday, 15 April 2020
3 Shirley Wednesday, 15 April 2020
4 Betty Wednesday, 22 April 2020
5 Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc Wednesday, 29 April 2020
6 Jill Wednesday, 06 May 2020
7 Bella Wednesday, 13 May 2020
8 Houston Wednesday, 20 May 2020
9 Reagan Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Directors

Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Amma Asante, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, Janicza Bravo

Writers

April Shih, Joshua Allen Griffith, Dahvi Waller, Micah Schraft, Sharon Hoffman, Tanya Barfield, Boo Killebrew

Creators

Dahvi Waller

Cast

Ari Graynor Brenda Feigen-Fasteau
Sarah Paulson Alice Macray
Rose Byrne Gloria Steinem
John Slattery Fred Schlafly
Melanie Lynskey Rosemary Thomson
Cate Blanchett Phyllis Schlafly
Elizabeth Banks Jill Ruckelshaus
Jeanne Tripplehorn Eleanor Schlafly
Margo Martindale Bella Abzug
Tracey Ullman Betty Friedan
Uzo Aduba Shirley Chisholm
Kayli Carter Pamela Whalen
Ben Rosenfield John Schlafly
Marcia Bennett Dadie Stewart
Novie Edwards Willie B. Reed
Melissa Joyner Audrey Rowe Colom
Teresa Pavlinek Ann Patterson
Carly Sztern Kathleen
Niecy Nash Flo Kennedy
Brendan Cox Bruce Schlafly

Producers

Cate Blanchett Executive Producer
Anna Boden Executive Producer
Stacey Sher Executive Producer
James W. Skotchdopole Executive Producer
Ryan Fleck Executive Producer
Dahvi Waller Executive Producer
Micah Schraft Executive Producer
Coco Francini Executive Producer
Leila Gerstein Producer
April Smith Producer
Tanya Barfield Producer
Boo Killebrew Producer
Ebony P. Jones Producer
Sharon Hoffman Producer

Editors

Robert Komatsu, Todd Downing, Emily Greene

2021 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Won
2020 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Limited Series Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Music Composition for a Limited Series, Movie or Special (Original Dramatic Score) Nominated
2020 Emmy Outstanding Period Costumes Nominated
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