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Season 1 episodes (12)
(Series Premiere) Frances and Robert--a middle-aged couple in the suburbs of NYC--try to figure out if their marriage is worth saving after a shocking event at their friend Diane's 50th birthday party makes them take a hard look at their own lives.
2 Next Day
Frances rushes to intercept Robert before he tells the kids that she's divorcing him. Everyone gathers at the hospital to support Diane, as she waits for news on Nick's condition. Frances considers signing a lease to open her long-planned art gallery.
Robert and Frances attend couples therapy in an effort to see if their marriage is salvageable. At home, tensions mount as Frances and Robert try to maintain a facade of normalcy for the children. Frances arrives at an epiphany.
In hopes of keeping their split amicable, Frances and Robert meet with a mediator. Frances confides in a co-worker, and Robert gets some surprising financial news.
Frances discovers Robert has hired a lawyer, and responds in kind; Frances looks to connect with an influential artist; Robert pitches Nick on a can't-miss investment opportunity.
Hoping to keep things as normal as possible for the kids, Robert proposes a joint trip to Frances' parents' house during Christmas. Diane and Dallas each endure awkward Christmas Eves; Julian gets an unexpected visitor.
7 Weekend Plans
After his failed attempts to 'get back in the saddle,' Robert gets some eye-opening dating advice from new lawyer Tony Silvercreek. Floored when Max shares info about Robert's financial statements, Frances ends up confronting Robert.
Frances puts her hat in the ring for a new job, but Dallas warns it might cost her dearly if she gets it. Nick raises a possibility with Diane that she thought had already been put to rest. Frances is perplexed about how happy Robert seems to be.
9 Another Party
Robert's lawyer insinuates that Frances is a negligent mother. Frances' lawyer encourages her to get more involved, so she drops in on a parents' meeting at school. Diane and Nick throw another party, where Dallas is pursued by Robert's plus-one.
Season One Finale. Tensions between Frances and Robert ease after Lila has an emergency, but a cutthroat move by Frances' new lawyer sends Robert on a vengeful path. An encounter at the grocery store crystalizes Diane's feelings about motherhood.
101 Season 1: Trailer
A preview of the HBO comedy series starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church as a couple in the process of divorcing.
102 Season 1: Conversation With the Cast
Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church and their co-stars in 'Divorce' open up about this HBO comedy series.
About this show
The never-ending process of ending a marriage is the focus of this refreshingly honest comedy series starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church.