Showtime received’t proceed to discover the lives of the residents within the White Home. The First Girl has been cancelled, so there received’t be a second season. The primary season of 10 episodes completed airing in June.
An anthology drama collection, The First Girl TV present stars Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Gillian Anderson, O. T. Fagbenle, Dakota Fanning, Lily Rabe, Regina Taylor, Kiefer Sutherland, and Aaron Eckhart. The collection tells the story of American management, as advised via the lens of the ladies on the coronary heart of the White Home. Within the authorities’s East Wing, lots of historical past’s most impactful and world-changing selections have been hidden from view, made by America’s charismatic, complicated and dynamic First Women. The primary season tells the tales of former first girls Michelle Obama (Davis), Betty Ford (Pfeiffer), and Eleanor Roosevelt (Anderson).
Airing on Sunday nights, the first season of The First Girl averaged a 0.02 score within the 18-49 demographic and 229,000 viewers within the reside+identical day rankings (together with DVR playback via 3:00 AM). Whereas these numbers don’t embrace additional delayed or streaming viewing, they’re an excellent indicator of how a present is performing, particularly when in comparison with others on the identical channel. Regardless of an all-star solid, the present’s rankings and critiques had been lackluster.
Deadline first reported the cancellation and the cable channel’s assertion: “Showtime can affirm that the anthology collection The First Girl is not going to be transferring ahead with one other season. We want to applaud the artistry and dedication of our showrunner Cathy Schulman, director Susanne Bier, their fellow government producers, our wonderful solid — led by government producer Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Gillian Anderson — and our studio companion Lionsgate for his or her devoted work in telling the distinctive tales of three exceptional leaders.”
At February’s Tv Critics Affiliation press tour, the present’s inventive staff stated future seasons may have tackled the lives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Hillary Clinton, Dolly Madison, Edith Wilson, Martha Washington, Rosalynn Carter, and Melania Trump.
What do you assume? Did you get pleasure from watching The First Girl TV collection on Showtime? Are you dissatisfied that this anthology received’t return for a second season?