The First Lady

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The First LadyA revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House.
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S1, EP10 "Victory Dance"Franklin gifts Eleanor the charter for the League of Nations; after rehab, Betty vows to help others with addiction problems; Barack and Michelle prepare to leave the White House, determined to continue making a difference in the world.
S1, EP9 "Rift"Eleanor rallies the country as the United States enters World War II; after Betty's addiction spirals, Jerry and her family intervene; Michelle joins Hillary Clinton on the 2016 presidential campaign trail to advocate for the dignity of women.
S1, EP8 "Punch Perfect"Eleanor forces Franklin's hand in assisting Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany; while Jerry spends his retirement on the road, Betty seeks out new party companions at home; despite Barack's hesitations, Michelle directly speaks out about race.
S1, EP7 "Nadir"Eleanor doubles down on her efforts to confront racism; Betty helps Jerry secure the Republican nomination for reelection while her problems with addiction worsen; Michelle grieves after gun violence tragedies and advocates for legislative action.
S1, EP6 "Shout Out"Eleanor moves Hick into the White House while Franklin has the FBI spy on her; Betty works to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which aggravates Jerry's staff; Michelle pushes Barack to support marriage equality despite his reelection concerns.
S1, EP5 "See Saw"Eleanor holds the White House's first all-female press conference and grows closer to journalist Lorena "Hick" Hickock; Betty publicly announces her breast cancer diagnosis; Michelle prompts new legislation with her healthy school lunch program.
S1, EP4 "Cracked Pot"Franklin's marital indiscretions push Eleanor to socialize with more politically active women; a stubborn shoulder injury begins Betty's troubled history with pain medication; Michelle vows to put Chicago's inadequate health care system to task.
S1, EP3 "Please Allow Me"Young Eleanor makes her 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.
S1, EP2 "Voices Carry"Eleanor presses Franklin to act more boldly against the Great Depression; after Nixon's resignation, Betty becomes first lady days before a scheduled state dinner; Michelle faces opposition from members of Barack's transition team.
S1, EP1 "That White House"Eleanor commits to Franklin's uncertain political future; Betty unexpectedly becomes second lady upon Jerry's nomination; Michelle wrestles with the consequences of Barack becoming the first Black president of the United States.
A revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House.
Original Air Date: Apr 17, 2022
Genres: DramaTV Series
Rating: TVMA
Playback: HD
1 seasons available on demand (10 episodes)
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