Emily Halpern

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Trophy Wife Shines the Spotlight on Breakout Star Albert Tsai with Birthday Blowout

It didn't take long for Trophy Wife star Michaela Watkins to figure out her TV son Albert Tsai was a breakout star.

"Everybody asks if they can have Bert and put him in their pocket and...read more

Watch My Show: Trophy Wife's Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins Answer Our Showrunner Survey

After writer Sarah Haskins got married, she went from being a carefree single woman to wife and stepmom virtually overnight. That whirlwind life change was the inspiration for ABC's critically acclaimed sitcom Trophy Wife, which Haskins created with writing partner Emily Halpern. Malin Akerman plays Kate, a party girl who...read more

Trophy Wife to Parody Scandal Later This Season

Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) soon might not be the only one on ABC wearing a white hat.

Freshman comedy Trophy Wife will pay homage to the addictive Shonda Rhimes drama later this season, producers revealed...read more

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Trophy Wife Season 1
Family Tools Season 1 [HD]
Trophy Wife Season 1 [HD]
Family Tools Season 1

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Trophy Wife TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Trophy Wife TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2006 The Unit: Manhunt
Season 2, Episode 4
Episode, Writer
Emerald City TV Show Series, Creator
Emerald City TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Trophy Wife Turns a Villain Into a Hero: You Want Her to Win

Malin Akerman vividly remembers when she first heard about the project Trophy Wife.

"When I first read the title Trophy Wife I was not interested," she tells TVGuide.com. "I was like I don't want to play a trophy wife. To me, that's just a vapid, no-brains, really uninteresting [character] to watch."

Yes, it's no secret that the title trophy wife is typically one that makes people bristle. "It was part of the idea, actually, to turn that stereotype on its head," co-creator Sarah Haskins says. Adds co-creator Emily Halpern: "What if we do tell the story of a trophy wife but... read more

Trophy Wife Producers: There Are No Villains

Malin Akerman had a very distinct reaction when she first heard the title of the new ABC comedy Trophy Wife.

"I literally saw the title and I said, 'Oh, hell no. I'm not playing a trophy wife,'" Akerman said at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews on Sunday.

Luckily, in the role twenty-something party girl-turned-wife and... read more

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