Pose: Season 1 (2018)



Critic Consensus: Charged with energy, poise, and confidence, Pose pirouettes between artistic opulence and deliciously soapy drama to create a fresh new addition to Ryan Murphy's lexicon.


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Air date: Jun 3, 2018
Air date: Jun 10, 2018
Air date: Jun 17, 2018
Air date: Jun 24, 2018
Air date: Jul 1, 2018
Air date: Jul 8, 2018
Air date: Jul 15, 2018
Air date: Jul 22, 2018

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Set in the 1980s, Pose explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene. Evan Peters and Kate Mara play New Jersey couple "Stan" and "Patty," who get sucked into the glamour and intrigue of New York City in the 1980s. James Van Der Beek plays Peters' financial kingpin boss "Matt."


Kate Mara
as Patty
MJ Rodriguez
as Blanca Rodriguez
Dominique Jackson
as Elektra Abundance
Billy Porter
as Pray Tell
Ryan Jamaal Swain
as Damon Richards
Charlayne Woodard
as Helena St. Rogers
Hailie Sahar
as Lulu Abundance
Angelica Ross
as Candy Abundance
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Critic Reviews for Pose Season 1

All Critics (65) | Top Critics (32)

Elektra's arc [...] was one of the most beautiful stories I watched on TV this year.

Dec 18, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

As queer scholar Jeanne Vaccaro half-joked recently to a friend of mine, Pose is "Paris Is Burning meets 7th Heaven." And why shouldn't it be?

Jul 24, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The great thing about Pose isn't that it does the singular thing it does with any restraint. It's that, finally, in 2018, it's got the chance to do the singular thing it does, at all.

Jul 23, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Invigorating or emotionally affecting at its best, it's also clunky and rote-like with unbecoming frequency.

Jun 4, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Top Critic

The most exciting aspect of the show is the fresh faces that populate it.

Jun 7, 2018 | Full Review…

For those of us new to that world, Pose introduces us to its rituals, language, and spirit effortlessly, and enjoyably.

Jun 4, 2018 | Full Review…

It is the best network family drama of 2018.

Jan 31, 2019 | Full Review…

The inspirational rapture is in stark contrast to the dark, bleak reality that underscores so much of the show.

Jun 4, 2018 | Full Review…

The stars of the show are awesome - likeable, compelling, inspiring and full of wonderful contradictions.

Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Pose combines the glitz and production quality of The Get Down with the sprawling, expansive story of the best of the American Crime Story anthology.

Oct 29, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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