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[11/16/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: Showtime Debuts New Trailer for "SMILF" Season Two
The Frankie Shaw-led comedy returns Sunday, January 20 at 10:30/9:30c on the pay channel.

[09/11/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 11
Updates include: Vincent D'Onofrio cast in Epix's "Godfather of Harlem"; Melanie Griffith among latest bound for Showtime's "SMILF"; and Shane West to recur on final season of FOX's "Gotham."

[07/24/18 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 24
Updates include: Ally Sheedy, Matthew Morrison to visit Showtime's "SMILF"; Rob Morgan to recur on "This Is Us"; and comedian Tim Dillon to star in pilot for Comedy Central.

[07/11/18 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, July 11
Updates include: Madison Lawlor, Mia Serafino to lead "Juicy Stories" at E!; Frankie Shaw, Gary Lennon latest to sign overall deals; and Meredith Vieira to host syndicated game show "25 Words or Less."

[03/07/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 7
Updates include: Ginnifer Goodwin to star in ABC's "Steps"; Kether Donohue lands female lead in NBC's "Like Family"; and Brooke Elliott to topline Bobby Bowman's comedy pilot for the Alphabet.

[01/12/18 - 12:00 PM]
Showtime(R) Offers a Full Season Marathon of the Golden Globe(R) Nominated Series "SMILF"
The series is also available now on the Showtime streaming service, on Showtime Anytime and Showtime on Demand.

[12/28/17 - 11:03 AM]
Showtime Releases Sunday's "Shameless" and "SMILF" Early
Both installments will be available tomorrow ahead of their on-air debut this Sunday, December 31

[11/29/17 - 11:03 AM]
Showtime(R) Picks Up "SMILF" for Second Season
The season one finale will air on New Year's Eve, December 31 at 10:00/9:00c, with a special preview available online and On Demand on Friday, December 29.

[10/23/17 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Samples Series Premiere of New Comedy "SMILF"
The pay channel is releasing the pilot early, ahead of its on-air debut Sunday, November 5.

[10/12/17 - 12:00 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Releases the Trailer and Official Poster for "SMILF" Premiering November 5 at 10 PM ET/PT
The upcoming comedy series is created, starring and executive produced by Frankie Shaw and based on her Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film of the same name.

[09/29/17 - 11:18 AM]
Showtime(R) Releases Poster Art for "Shameless" and New Comedy "SMILF" Premiering Back-to-Back on Sunday, November 5 Starting at 9 PM ET/PT
Additionally, the network has released a new teaser highlighting the strong female leads in both series.

[09/11/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 11
Updates include: Amazon shutters "The Last Tycoon"; Garret Dillahunt to recur on FOX's "The Gifted"; and Jill Gordon to oversee season five of Amazon's "Transparent."

[08/31/17 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 31
Updates include: CBS Television Studios confirms initial episode orders; HBO formally renews "True Detective"; and Jill Blotevogel brings "Black Rose Anthology" to The CW.

[08/15/17 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 15
Updates include: Scott Glenn cast in Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Adam Goldberg signs onto NBC's "Taken"; Kirk Acevedo to recur on The CW's "Arrow."

[08/14/17 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 14
Updates include: Nia Vardalos is "Suburbs Famous" for Bravo; Jill Hennessy among latest bound for Paramount's "Yellowstone"; and Shay Mitchell tapped for Lifetime's "You."

[08/14/17 - 08:21 AM]
Emmy(R) Nominee Connie Britton to Guest Star on Showtime(R) Comedy Series "SMILF"
Britton will play Ally, Bridgette's (Frankie Shaw) unstable boss who struggles with boundaries and finds herself in constant pursuit of self-betterment.

[08/07/17 - 06:30 PM]
Showtime(R) Announces Fall Comedy Slate, Sets Premiere Dates for New Season of "Shameless" and New Series "White Famous" and "SMILF"
The Jay Pharoah-led "White Famous" will kick things off on Sunday, October 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/18/17 - 11:56 AM]
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios Ramp Up Production for the 2017-18 Season
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another successful selling season with 11 new shows going into production for a total of 21 series between the two studios.

[05/11/17 - 10:40 AM]
Showtime Orders New Comedy Series "SMILF"
Set in Boston, SMILF will take a raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

[11/09/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 9
Updates include: "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" gets four additional episodes; Rosie O'Donnell signs onto Showtime's "SMILF"; and Alison Wright bound for FX's "Feud."

[10/27/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 27
Updates include: Universal Television mulls "Will & Grace" revival; Jim Gaffigan bound for new season of "Fargo"; and TV Land taps trio for "Heathers."

[08/11/16 - 04:45 PM]
Showtime(R) Orders New Comedy Pilot "SMILF," Based on the Award-Winning Sundance Film Festival Short from Frankie Shaw
Set in Boston, "SMILF" will take a raw look at a single, 20-something whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

[04/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins cast in AMC's "Preacher"; John Ridley to pen Marvel project for ABC; and Sterling K. Brown to play Christopher Darden in FX's "American Crime Story."







SMILF (SHOWTIME)
Returns Sunday, January 20
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/5/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:30 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, November 2018) The hit Golden Globe(R) nominated SHOWTIME comedy series SMILF, starring creator, executive producer and showrunner Frankie Shaw in her Golden Globe-nominated performance and multiple Emmy(R) Award winner Rosie O'Donnell, will return to the network on Sunday, January 20 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Filmed on location in Boston, this season finds Bridgette trying to move forward and focus on her future, while attempting to exorcise old ghosts and atone for past misdeeds. She's still toiling away in her day job working for narcissistic boss Ally (guest star Connie Britton). Meanwhile, Bridgette's mother Tutu (O'Donnell) rallies from a heartbreaking setback punctuated by the presence of her co-dependent younger sister Jackie (guest star Sherie Rene Scott). Ex-boyfriend Rafi (Miguel Gomez) and his girlfriend Nelson Rose (Samara Weaving) grow closer, while Eliza (Raven Goodwin, now a series regular) deals with her own family drama. Viewers will also go back in time to witness the highly unconventional birth of Bridgette's beloved son, Larry (Alexandra and Anna Reimer). Season two guest stars include Oscar(R) and Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Melanie Griffith (Working Girl) as Nelson Rose's free-spirited mother Enid and Claudia O'Doherty (Love) as Nelson's disillusioned sister, Winnie; and Ally Sheedy (Psych) as Bridgette's midwife, Fiona. Additional guest stars include Stormy Daniels, Ari Graynor (I'M DYING UP HERE) and Dan Aid. Mark Webber, Bodega Bamz, Blake Clark, Kimberley Crossman and Mia Kaplan return as guest stars. Shaw will also direct several episodes. Other directors this season include Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Cate Shortland (Marvel's Black Widow).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alex Brightman as Jesse
· Austin Abrams as Casey
· Connie Britton as Ally
· Frankie Shaw as Brigette
· Graham Rogers as David
· Kimberley Crossman as Kit-Cat
· Kyle Vincent Terry as Ben
· Marc Webber as Father Eddie
· Miguel Gomez as Rafi
· Raven Goodwin as Eliza
· Rosie O'Donnell as Tutu
· Samara Weaving as Nelson Rose
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Ismael Cruz as Rafi (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Frankie Shaw as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael London as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Signature