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‘Good Girls Revolt’ Trailer: Amazon Series Aspires to Be ‘Mad Men’ but Feminist

The hourlong drama premieres next month.

Amazon has released the trailer for “Good Girls Revolt,” a new drama premiering next month. The two-minute spot takes us to 1969 New York, where a group of women working in a newsroom begin to reject their subservient positions to take on more prominent roles. 

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Here’s the official synopsis: “In 1969, while a cultural revolution with a soundtrack to match swept through the free world, there was still one place that refused to change with the times: newsrooms. ‘Good Girls Revolt’ follows a group of young female researchers, Jane Hollander (Anna Camp), Patti Robinson (Genevieve Angelson) and Cindy Reston (Erin Darke) at ‘News of the Week,’ who simply ask to be treated fairly. Their revolutionary request, led by lawyer Eleanor Holmes Norton (Joy Bryant), will spark convulsive changes and upend marriages, careers, sex lives, love lives, and friendships. The pilot is inspired by the landmark sexual discrimination cases chronicled in Lynn Povich’s book, ‘The Good Girls Revolt.’”

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The eight-episode first season of “Good Girls Revolt” will be available to stream on Amazon starting October 28. Watch the new trailer below.

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