Sorry For Your Loss is among the first original drama series for Facebook Watch, as the social network's streaming platform begins its move into the type of high-end scripted shows that rivals Hulu, Netflix and Amazon Prime have been developing for years.
The show stars Elizabeth Olsen () and Kelly Marie Tran ( ), and will focus on Olsen's character, Leigh, as she struggles to deal with the sudden death of her husband. Tran plays her sister, and actress Janet McTeer plays her mother.
Ahead of its streaming premiere, Sorry For Your Loss debuted at the Toronto Film Festival, during which the show's creator, Kit Steinkellner, reportedly said her program fits the way people currently use social media.
The show was also reportedly pitched to networks and other streaming services, with Facebook purchasing it as part of an effort to beef up Watch.
The show's first four episodes are debuting on Facebook Watch on Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. PT.