FX Announces Premiere Date, Releases Trailer for Limited Series “Mrs. America”

FX has announced an April 15 premiere date for their limited series, Mrs. America starring Cate Blanchett, Rose Bryne, and Sarah Paulson. The nine-episode series about the Equal Rights movement in the 70s will debut exclusively on FX on Hulu.

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What’s happening: 

  • FX has released the official trailer for their upcoming limited series, Mrs. America.


  • The show will air on FX on Hulu starting April 15, 2020.


  • 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. Through the eyes of the women of that 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 our political landscape.”

Mrs. America stars:

  • Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly
  • Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem
  • Sarah Paulson as “Alice” (composite character)

  • Margo Martindale as Bella Abzug
  • Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm
  • Elizabeth Banks as Jill Ruckelshaus

  • Tracey Ullman as Betty Friedan
  • John Slattery as Fred Schlafly
  • James Marsden as Phil Crane

Creative team:

  • Mrs. America is written by:
    • Dahvi Waller (Mad Men)
  • Executive Produced by:
    • Stacey Sher
    • Dahvi Waller
    • Coco Francini
    • Anna Boden
    • Ryan Fleck
    • Cate Blanchett
  • Co-Executive Producers:
    • Micah Schraft and James Skotchdopole
  • Produced by:
    • FX Productions


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