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TELEVISION 'Pose' to end after season three
2021-03-04

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The FX show Pose—the groundbreaking series focused on New York City's African-American and Latino LGBTQ+ drag ball culture scene in the 1980s and '90s—will end after its third season, Deadline reported.

Pose put an authentic lens on trans people of color and the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the era.

The series co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals will enter its third and final season on May 2 with its first two episodes of its seven-episode run. The finale will air June 6.

Since debuting in 2018, Pose has garnered numerous accolades, including a Peabody Award, AFI honors and an Emmy for Billy Porter, who became the first openly gay man to win the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Pose made television history, featuring the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles, including MJ Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar and Angelica Ross.

Pose executive producer/writer/director Janet Mock became the first trans woman of color hired as a writer on a TV series, as well as the first transgender woman of color to write and direct a TV episode.


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