Mom (TV series)

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Mom is an American television show. It began on CBS on September 23, 2013. It ended on May 13, 2021.

The show is set around Napa, California. It looks at a dysfunctional mother and daughter duo, Christy and Bonnie Plunkett. They have had alcoholism addiction problems. They try to pull their lives together by attending Alcoholics Anonymous.

Anna Faris and Allison Janney play the leading roles in the show. Also acting in the show are Kristen Johnston, Mimi Kennedy and Jaime Pressly.[1]

For her role, Janney has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014 and 2015. She was also nominated in 2016.

Mom has also gotten nominations at the Critics' Choice Television Awards and People's Choice Awards in its run.[2]

Mom has constantly gotten high ratings in its genre. The average viewership is 11.79 million. That makes it the third-highest rated comedy under broadcast television in the United States.[3]

On September 4, 2020, Faris was leaving the show after seven seasons.[4][5][6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mom Shocker: Anna Faris Exiting Popular Sitcom". TV Line Media. Retrieved Sep 4, 2020.
  2. "Emmy Spotlight: CBS's Mom". Awards Daily TV. Retrieved Sep 4, 2020.
  3. "CBS Renews Critically Acclaimed Mom for a 6th Season". The Futon Critic. Retrieved Sep 4, 2020.
  4. Iannucci, Rebecca (2020-09-04). "Mom Shocker: Anna Faris Exiting Popular Sitcom Ahead of Season 8". TVLine. Retrieved 2020-09-05.
  5. Otterson, Joe (2020-09-04). "'Mom' Star Anna Faris Exits CBS Series Ahead of Season 8". Variety. Retrieved 2020-09-05.
  6. "Anna Faris Announces Shocking Exit From 'Mom' After 7 Seasons". Us Weekly. 2020-09-04. Retrieved 2020-09-05.