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An anthology series centering on famous feuds, including Bette Davis & Joan Crawford and Prince Charles & Princess Diana.
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Joan accepts a leading role on a new film, despite her deteriorating health; Faced with a new rival, Bette reflects on her misplaced feud with Joan.


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Top Rated TV #154 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 Joan Crawford (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Bette Davis (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Hedda Hopper (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Mamacita (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Robert Aldrich (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Jack Warner (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Pauline Jameson (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Olivia de Havilland (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Victor Buono (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Adam Friedman (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Joan Blondell (5 episodes, 2017)
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 B.D. Merrill / ... (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Harriet Aldrich (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Cindy Crawford (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Cathy Crawford (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Peter (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Joseph Cotten (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Marty (2 episodes, 2017)
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 George Cukor (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Agnes Moorehead (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Adell Aldrich (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Bill Aldrich (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Frank Sinatra (2 episodes, 2017)
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Tells the story of the legendary rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) during their collaboration on the Academy Award®-nominated thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and after the cameras stopped rolling. The series explores how the two women endured ageism and misogyny while struggling to hang on to success and fame in the twilight of their careers. Written by FX

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5 March 2017 (USA)  »

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The first season is a concoction of fiction and reality regarding the historical rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford, using biographies, facts, rumors and tales over the years to construct its story line, but some true facts are misinformed:

1) In the the show, during a dinner, Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) says to Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) that she lost her virginity when she was 25. But in 1971, during The Dick Cavett Show (1968), real Bette alleged to have lost her virginity when she was 26 and married.

2) The show changes the date of journal advertisement in which Bette is seeking a job in Hollywood. It was actually published before production of "Baby Jane" starts, the advertisement was kind of a personal joke regarding the situation of aging actresses,.

3) In the Pilot, Robert Aldrich says to Jack L. Warner that he has written the script of "Baby Jane" himself, but in real life the screenplay was written by Lukas Heller. See more »

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Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon alternated top billing in the opening credits on alternate episodes. See more »

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An Ending To Cherish
24 April 2017 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Superb. The dream, the wish, the thought. Sitting at a table face to face to say, I'm sorry. Thank you to Ryan Murphy and everyone concerned. Jessica Lange gives a performance that will live for ever, so does Susan Sarandon, in the last episode, her Bette Davis is there, totally, absolutely, chillingly there. What a thrill! Jessica Lange has five or six moments that I think will remain as "acting" landmarks. Alfred Molina's Robert Aldrich, devastating, brilliant! And Jack Warner's Stanley Tucci, a repellent delight. Fabulous eight episodes, eight! Enough to keep us wishing for more.


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