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...
USA has picked up the half-hour comedy Benched, the network announced Friday.
The legal sitcom stars Happy Endings' Eliza Coupe as Nina, a corporate attorney who is forced to become a public defender after a very public breakdown. Better Off Ted's Jay Harrington plays Nina's colleague Phil, a scruffy public defender and avid gambler.read more
One down, one to go? After Kate (Malin Akerman) helped successfully set up Pete's second ex-wife, Jackie (Michaela Watkins), earlier this season on Trophy Wife, Tuesday's new episode (9:30/8:30c, ABC) will see her take on a much tougher matchmaking job: finding someone for Pete's first ex-wife, Diane (Marcia Gay Harden). But will she go 2-for-2? Akerman talked with TVGuide.com about the big set-up, the show's upcoming Ace of Base-filled Christmas episode and what she really thinks about the show's title...
Trophy Wife fans everywhere were elated Friday to hear that ABC had picked up the freshman comedy for a full season, but maybe no one more so than star Michaela Watkins.
"I feel like there are times when shows that....
When it comes to heavy lifting, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is being asked to flex more than its share of muscle. Leading off an entire night of new ABC programming (always a risk, especially in these fragmented times), taking on TV's top-rated drama (NCIS), satisfying the expectations of Marvel Comics fans and Joss Whedon's considerable cult following, that's a lot for any spin-off to live up to, even with source material like The Avengers.