Grace and Frankie live table read of Season 7 premiere streaming on Thursday
Netflix has announced that their critically-acclaimed comedy series Grace and Frankie will be having a live table read of the show’s upcoming seventh and final season, featuring the entire cast led by award-winning duo Jane Fonda and Lily Fonda as they give fans a glimpse of the premiere episode titled “The Fallout.” The virtual event is the show’s way to raise awareness for a COVID-19 Relief program called Meals on Wheels, which benefits seniors citizens who are affected by the pandemic.
The Grace and Frankie virtual event will not only consists of a live table read but also a Q&A session that will be moderated by co-creator Marta Kauffman. It is set to launch on Thursday, April 9 at 8PM ET/ 5PM PT on Netflix’s Netflix Is A Joke YouTube channel.
The show’s third season earned nine major television nominations, the most of any prior season, including Primetime Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for both Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, a Writers Guild Award nomination, an NAACP Image Award nomination, as well as a Costume Designers Guild and two Makeup and Hairstyling Award nominations.
In Grace and Frankie, Jane Fonda (Grace) and Lily Tomlin (Frankie) star as two women whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other. Both sparring partners and partners-in-crime, Grace and Frankie form an unlikely and unbreakable bond and face their uncertain futures head-on, hand-in-hand. Together with their ex-husbands and children, they discover the true definition of “family,” with laughter, tears, and plenty of mood enhancers along the way.
The show is executive produced by Marta Kauffman, who also produced Friends, and Howard J. Morris (Home Improvement). The cast also includes Brooklyn Decker, Ethan Embry, June Diane Raphael, and Baron Vaughn. A number of celebrities have appeared as guest stars, including Christine Lahti, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Benben, Nora Dunn, Rita Moreno and Peter Gallagher.
Seasons 1-6 are available for streaming on Netflix and the upcoming final season will debut next year.
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