This drama revolves around Bonnie, an independent woman who after leaving her husband, Steve, struggles in order to raise her two daughters well and she is helped by Kathleen and Diana, her best friends.
American Woman is cute and fun and a bit of a '70s-set comedy comfort watch, yes, but they're able to work in jokes and messages in slick ways that will have you feeling empowered and entertained (but not overwhelmed) at once.
The pervasive sexism of the 1970s is everywhere on American Woman. It's hard to watch, but for the most part American Woman is a slight, fluffy show. There's nothing wrong with that, but will it cut through all the noise?