Why Women Kill

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

 

 

“There’s so much beauty in every frame, from the costumes to the production design — and actors able to rise to the occasion”

– Indiewire

“Tolman and Nick Frost are such winning performers” and “Hitchcock and Lynch would most certainly approve.”

– The A.V. Club

“Lana Parrilla is so good at playing the bad girl”

– TV Fanatic

“Compelling” and “…a glittering world of glamour”

– Indiewire

Trailer

Cast

Allison Tolman

as Alma

Nick Frost

as Bertram

Lana Parrilla

as Rita

B.K. Cannon

as Dee

Jordane Christie

as Vern

Matthew Daddario

as Scooter

Veronica Falcón

as Catherine

For Your Consideration

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Executive Producers: Creator Marc Cherry serves as executive producer alongside Imagine’s Brian Grazer and Samie Kim Falvey
Acme Productions’ Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis; Marc Webb, David Warren, Austin Guzman, Curtis Kheel and Francie Calfo.

From creator Marc Cherry (“Desperate Housewives,” “Devious Maids”), the second season of WHY WOMEN KILL features a new ensemble cast and storylines set in 1949 that will explore what it means to be beautiful, the hidden truth behind the facades people present to the world, the effects of being ignored and overlooked by society, and finally, the lengths one woman will go in order to finally belong…

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Allison Tolman

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Lana Parrilla
B.K. Cannon
Veronica Falcón

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Nick Frost
Jordane Christie
Matthew Daddario

OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

David Warren (Episode 201)
Larry Shaw (Episode 206)

OUTSTANDING WRITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

Marc Cherry (Episode 201)
Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (Episode 205)

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A SINGLE-CAMERA SERIES (ONE HOUR)

Michael A. Price, ASC

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR A NARRATIVE PERIOD OR FANTASY PROGRAM (ONE HOUR OR MORE)

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING PERIOD COSTUMES

OUTSTANDING SINGLE-CAMERA PICTURE EDITING FOR A COMEDY SERIES

OUTSTANDING PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER HAIRSTYLING

OUTSTANDING PERIOD AND/OR CHARACTER MAKEUP (NON-PROSTHETIC)

Episodes

S2 E1 | “Secret Beyond the Door”

With dreams of status and glamour, Alma Fillcot (Allison Tolman) hopes to fill a recently vacated seat in her local Garden Club, led by the intimidating Rita Castillo (Lana Parrilla). However, when Alma discovers her loving husband Bertram’s (Nick Frost) shocking secret, all of that preparation and hard work is jeopardized.

 

 

S2 E5 | “They Made Me a Killer”

Alma learns how cruel a wounded Rita can be, but quickly realizes she can use the situation to her advantage. Bertram feels tempted to resume his “hobby,” leading him to seek counsel with a trusted figure from his past.

 

 

S2 E6 | “Dangerous Intruder”

Alma takes matters into her own hands after persuading Bertram to ease Carlo’s suffering. Meanwhile, Rita ensnares Scooter in her plot to blackmail Catherine and Vern’s feelings for Dee grow.