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PETE LIES TO AVOID CONFRONTATION AND SPEND MORE TIME WITH KATE,
ON ABC'S "TROPHY WIFE"
"Couples Therapy" - When Pete swaps out his chili for Kate's at the school frontier fundraiser, Diane confronts him and he concocts a story about how he and Kate are going to couples counseling. Meanwhile, Meg relaxes at the Harrison's house and becomes an object of fascination for Warren and Hillary, on "Trophy Wife," TUESDAY, APRIL 1 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Trophy Wife" stars Malin Akerman as Kate, Bradley Whitford as Pete, Michaela Watkins as Jackie, Natalie Morales as Meg, Ryan Lee as Warren, Bailee Madison as Hillary, Albert Tsai as Bert and Marcia Gay Harden as Diane.
Guest cast in "Couples Therapy" includes Paul Brittain as Tevin, Cleo Anthony as Don, Mike Stutz as Friar, Jocelyn Ayanna as Glenda, Stephen Taylor as Waiter, Euruamis Losada as Rogelio, Jossara Jinaro as Serafina and Monique Barajas as Josefina.
"Couples Therapy" was written and directed by Gail Lerner.
"Trophy Wife" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Trophy Wife" please visit ABC.com/TrophyWife.
SEASON(S): 1 (22 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 5/8/14
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release, May 2013) They say the third time's the charm, and reformed party girl Kate (Malin Akerman) is hoping that's true when she becomes Pete's (Bradley Whitford) third wife. She fell into his arms (literally) at a karaoke bar, and a year later Kate's got an insta-family, complete with three stepchildren and two ex-wives. Diane (Marcia Gay Harden) is ex-wife number one, an intense, over-achieving doctor and the mother of twin teenagers Hillary (Gianna LePera) and Warren (Ryan Scott Lee). Diane is quick to convey her withering disapproval of Kate's barely tapped maternal instinct. Ex-wife number two, Jackie (Michaela Watkins), is mother to adopted son Bert (Albert Tsai), and can pull Pete's strings with her special blend of neurotic, new-ageyness. Juggling all this baggage is uncharted territory for Kate, who finds support with her best friend Meg (Natalie Morales), a party-hearty singleton and the only woman Kate knows who has less experience with kids than she has. "Trophy Wife" stars Malin Akerman ("Suburgatory") as Kate, Bradley Whitford ("The West Wing") as Pete, Marcia Gay Harden ("Into the Wild," "Damages") as Diane, Michaela Watkins ("Saturday Night Live") as Jackie, Natalie Morales ("90210") as Meg, Ryan Scott Lee ("Super 8") as Warren, Albert Tsai ("How I Met Your Mother") as Bert and Gianna LePera ("Modern Family") as Hillary. "Trophy Wife" is written and executive-produced by Emily Halpern & Sarah Haskins, executive produced by Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky ("The Office"), produced by Malin Ackerman. The pilot was directed by Jason Moore ("Pitch Perfect," "Avenue Q"). "Trophy Wife" is from ABC Studios.