Showtime has announced it has picked up freshman comedy, SMILF, for a second season.
“From its first episode, the refreshingly honest point of view of SMILF broke through with audiences, the press and on social media,” said Gary Levine, President of Programming, Showtime Networks Inc. in a press release. “Frankie Shaw is a creative force to be reckoned with and we love having her on Showtime. Her show is funny and forthright, pointed and poignant, irreverent and relevant, all at once. We can’t wait to see where Frankie takes SMILF next season.”
SMILF, starring and executive produced by Shaw, takes a look at the life of Bridgette Bird, a young woman from South Boston whose desires for relationships, sex and a career collide with the realities of working-class single motherhood.
SMILF debuted with the biggest premiere week audience for a new Showtime comedy since 2012 and since is averaging 4.4 million weekly viewers across platforms.