Young Eleanor makes her dreaded societal debut in New York and meets her ambitious cousin, Franklin. Young Betty, trapped in an abusive marriage, finds herself pursued by hotshot lawyer Jerry. Young Michelle trains an idealistic summer intern named Barack. 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.