The new drama series “Why Women Kill” now has a premiere date on CBS All Access, the network will launch the series on August 15th. “Why Women Kill” is a dark comedy created by Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids) featuring an all-star list of talent. Following the premiere, the 10-episode first season will be available on demand weekly on Thursdays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers.
The series details the lives of three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the ’60s, a socialite in the ’80s and a lawyer in 2019, each dealing with infidelity in their marriages. The network teased the series adding, “The series will examine how the roles of women have changed, but how their reaction to betrayal…has not.”
Season one of “Why Women Kill” stars Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste. The cast also includes Jack Davenport, Sam Jaeger, Reid Scott, Alexandra Daddario, Sadie Calvano, Leo Howard, Alicia Coppola, and Katie Finneran.
Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios produce the series, with creator Marc Cherry serving as executive producer alongside Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Michael Hanel, and Mindy Schultheis. Marc Webb will also executive produce and is set to direct the series premiere and two additional episodes.
The drama joins the growing lineup of exclusive shows on CBS All Access. Other hits include “The Good Fight,” “The Twilight Zone” reboot, “Tell Me a Story,” and “No Activity.” The series “Strange Angel” premieres its second season on June 13th. “Why Women Kill” isn’t the only new series coming to the platform, subscribers can look forward to “Interrogation” and the limited-series “The Stand.”
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