First Wives Club
Best friends Ari (Ryan Michelle Bathe), Hazel (Jill Scott) and Bree (Michelle Buteau) navigate music superstar Hazel’s tabloid-ridden divorce, campaign manager Ari’s unsatisfying marriage to her political candidate husband, and orthopedic surgeon Bree’s cheating husband. Tired of always being the ones to make sacrifices in their lives, Ari, Hazel and Bree vow to prioritize their friendship and, along the way, the women learn that as long as they have each other, there’s nothing they can’t do.
Ryan Michelle Bathe
as Ari Montgomery
as Hazel Rachelle
as Bree Washington
RonReaco Lee as Gary Washington
Malik Yoba as Derek Ellsworth
Mark Tallman as David Montgomery
S1 E1 | "Pilot"
A public breakup with her cheating music producer husband has singing superstar Hazel turning to her BFFs Ari and Bree for support. Feeling unfulfilled, the women vow to reclaim their lives: starting by releasing Hazel’s new song themselves.
S1 E2 | "Plan B"
A spending spree with Derek’s money gets Hazel financially cut off. Ari agrees to be Hazel’s lawyer, and is put in an awkward position when David accepts a donation from Derek. After trying therapy with Gary, Bree realizes she wants a divorce.
S1 E4 | "Storytelling"
Ari is pissed when a scandalous video of her daughter Megan is leaked. Bree faces the reality of life without Gary when he becomes less available. Hazel is forced to sell off her prized possessions to help with her financial situation.
S1 E5 | "What Happens Upstate"
Hazel brings Ari and Bree to a party for a music producer who could help her career, but soon realizes she’d rather release her album without his help. Ari feels unsatisfied in her marriage after seeing an ex, and Bree discovers she still loves Gary.
S1 E7 | "Something Blue"
Hazel and Bree go to Sag Harbor to support Ari, both in present day and in flashbacks, as they reminisce about Ari’s wedding to David, and how unhappy she was even back then. As Ari considers divorce, David surprises her by asking for a vow renewal.
S1 E8 | "One Night Only"
Bree and Gary disagree about if they should still get a divorce. Hazel considers going into business with Derek, which erupts into a confrontation between her, Bree and Ari, leading Bree to kick Hazel out of her house and Ari to quit as her lawyer.