The First Lady

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 Season 1

Some of the world’s most historic and impactful decisions have happened in the East Wing of the White House. As the long-running office for America’s First Lady, what happens in the East Wing has been hidden from view. The First Lady follows these critical decisions as they happened. The TV show is an anthology series created by Aaron Cooley. Season 1 features Academy Award-winner Viola Davis as First Lady Michelle Obama and O. T. Fagbenle as President Barack Obama. They are also played by Jayme Lawson and Julian De Niro as younger versions of the couple. Davis previously won the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in 2016 for her performance in Fences.

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A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of the First Ladies. Starring Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford,and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies' personal and political lives, exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House's women is no longer hidden from view.