Simply 4 episodes into its Season 1 run, SMILF is getting a Season 2 renewal from Showtime. The official Twitter for the sequence shared the information with followers by way of video, which could be seen under:
SMILF, which is created, directed by and starring actress Frankie Shaw, tells the story of a single mom dwelling in South Boston in a comedic means. Described as semi-autobiographical, Shaw’s sequence has gotten some stable critiques in its quick run, and had the most important premiere week for a Showtime comedy since 2012. Along with Shaw, the sequence additionally stars Rosie O’Donnell, Miguel Gomez, Samara Weaving, and Connie Britton.
SMILF initially was a 2014 quick movie from Frankie Shaw and managed to snag a jury award from Sundance earlier than being developed right into a sequence. Manufacturing on Season 2 is reportedly beginning subsequent yr, and the Season 1 finale for SMILF is about for New Yr’s Eve. Shaw, who was understandably psyched to listen to the information, tweeted her pleasure separate from the show’s official account and apparently jammed up her editor within the course of:
Curiously sufficient, SMILF is a uncommon occasion of a sequence common position in a tv sequence for actress Rosie O’Donnell. O’Donnell, who has appeared in lots of movies and television shows all through her profession, doesn’t usually settle right into a scripted tv sequence. But it surely seems as if she has a house enjoying Brigette’s mom Tutu within the present. Moreover, SMILF can also be the brand new dwelling for up and coming actor and common on The Pressure Miguel Gomez, who first discovered popularity of his position within the movie Southpaw.
So far as what Season 2 of SMILF might be about is difficult to say contemplating the sequence is barely midway into its Season 1 run, though the core goal of the present is to sort out topics particular to ladies. This contains matters like consuming issues and sexual abuse that are based mostly on experiences Frankie Shaw has had in her precise life. The tales aren’t all the time 100% true-life, however there are some connections between the storylines of the sequence and precise occasions in Shaw’s life.
SMILF is all new on Showtime Sunday, December three at eight:30 p.m. ET. For a listing of different exhibits arriving within the close to future, you’ll want to go to each our fall premiere guide and midseason premiere guide for some new exhibits to look out for as the brand new yr approaches. For a listing of exhibits that did not make the minimize in 2017 and obtained canceled, go to our cancellation guide.