Masters of Sex -- William Masters and Virginia Johnson are known as pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research shoots them to fame on a trajectory that takes them from humble beginnings in the Midwest to the cover of Time magazine. Masters is a brilliant scientist who is out of touch with his own feelings. Johnson is a divorced mother who is ahead of her time on many fronts, including her determination to have a meaningful career. The pair's relationship isn't just professional, as Masters divorces his wife, Libby, to marry Johnson as they pursue their experiments.
Created by Michelle Ashford and based on Thomas Maier's biography,
Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson.
Michael Sheen..............as William Masters
Lizzy Caplan.................as Virginia Johnson
Caitlin Fitzgerald...........as Libby Masters
Nicholas D'Agosto.........as Ethan Haas
Teddy Sears.................as Dr. Austin Langham
Status: Airing Season 2
Series Premiere: September 29, 2013
Genre: Period Drama
Network: Showtime (USA)
Airs: Sundays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Season 2 -- 12 Episodes
October 22, 2013, Showtime renewed the series for a 12-episode second season.
(Thank you, pariahso, for the return date.)