Netflix has released a teaser for the upcoming comedy-drama series “Survival of the Thickest,” featuring Michelle Buteau. The show, based on Buteau’s memoir, is co-created by Buteau herself, an acclaimed actress and comedian known for her work in “First Wives Club” and as the host of “The Circle,” along with Danielle Sanchez-Witzel.
“Survival of the Thickest” revolves around the life of Mavis Beaumont, portrayed by Buteau, a recently single woman who decides to rebuild her life after a breakup. Mavis embarks on a new journey as a stylist for a glamorous client, played by Garcelle Beauvais. The series follows her adventures and challenges as she navigates being black, plus-size, and unexpectedly single, determined to not just survive but thrive. With the support of her chosen family, a body-positive attitude, and her favorite v-neck and lip gloss, Mavis sets out to conquer life’s obstacles.
In addition to Michelle Buteau and Garcelle Beauvais, the series features talented actors such as Tone Bell, Tasha Smith, Christine Horne, Peppermint, and Michelle Visage in various roles. Prepare for a heartwarming and empowering story that embraces diversity, self-acceptance, and the resilience of the human spirit in “Survival of the Thickest.”
About Survival of the Thickest TV Show
"Survival of the Thickest" is a comedy-drama series coming to Netflix, based on Michelle Buteau's memoir. The show follows Mavis Beaumont, a newly single woman who embarks on a journey of self-reinvention after a breakup. Landing a job as a stylist for a glamorous client, Mavis navigates the challenges of being black, plus-size, and unexpectedly single. With the support of her chosen family and a body-positive attitude, Mavis embraces the opportunity to not only survive but thrive in life. Filled with humor and empowering moments, "Survival of the Thickest" celebrates diversity, self-acceptance, and the strength to rebuild and succeed.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.