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First Wives Club

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Adaptation of 1996 movie is steamy, soapy, mature.

TV Netflix Comedy 2019
First Wives Club TV show poster: Michelle Buteau, Jill Scott, and Ryan Michelle Bathe stand together wearing white against black background.

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This TV adaptation is equal parts soap opera and sitcom, with ongoing narratives, dramatic moments, and surprising twists and turns. As the women of First Wives Club find support in their rekindled relationship, they rediscover who they once were, and how they want their lives to move forward. They eventually offer this group support to other women, like attorney Jayla Wright (Michelle Mitchenor), another sorority sister who needs a solid support system to stay true to who she is. But this version of First Wives Club features some steamier moments as the women negotiate their sexual needs and new relationships. It's an entertaining and bingeable series, and one that many women will be able to relate to.

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