Michelle Obama (Viola Davis) wants to run the East Wing in her own way.
Introducing THE FIRSTLADY, the new SHOWTIME® drama series that interweaves the intimate, unexplored stories of three women who changed the world from the East Wing of the White House. Academy Award® winner Viola Davis, Golden Globe® winner Michelle Pfeiffer and Emmy® winner Gillian Anderson star as Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt – three charismatic and patriotic First Ladies who shaped the course of history. Step behind the curtain and into the private lives of the world’s most public women. Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson. Watch new episodes every Sunday on SHOWTIME.
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THE FIRSTLADY is a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House. In the East Wing of the White House, many of history’s most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America's charismatic, complex and dynamic First Ladies. This series will peel back the curtain on the personal and political lives of three unique, enigmatic women, tracing their journeys to Washington through interweaving storylines with an enlightening intimacy, with season one focusing on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt.