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Showtime Renews ‘SMILF’ For Season 2

Renewal Comes Just 4 Episodes After Premiering

Showtime has greenlit comedy “SMILF” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2018. Debuting on November 5, “SMILF,” created, starring and produced by Frankie Shaw is described as a raw, honest look at the life of a 20-something single mom named Bridgette Bird based on Shaw’s Sundance Film Festival Jury Award-winning short film of the same name.

The series, which also stars Rosie O’Donnell, debuted with the biggest premiere week audience for a new Showtime comedy since 2012, and had its best total night this week since the series premiere. The series is currently averaging 4.4 million weekly viewers across platforms.

The season one finale will air on New Year’s Eve, December 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with a special preview available online and On Demand on Friday, December 29.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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