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[05/28/14 - 08:00 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
This year's event will be broadcast live on The CW from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, June 19 and hosted by actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

[05/20/14 - 10:38 AM]
ABC Wins Its 5th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Posting Its Most-Watched Non-Oscar Week Since November and a 9-Week High With Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 12-18.

[05/14/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Equals Its Highest Adult 18-49 Rating Since January 7 and Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since March 11
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 13.

[05/14/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Finales Finish Up in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 13.

[05/13/14 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 4th Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Delivering the Network's Longest Winning Streak in 7-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 5-11.

[05/08/14 - 10:01 PM]
Reports: ABC Renews "The Middle"; Cancels "Mixology," "Trophy Wife"
Frankie Shaw and Marcia Gay Harden broke the news about their respective series earlier this evening.

[05/07/14 - 08:34 AM]
ABC's "The Golbergs" Beats Fox's "New Girl" Finale/"Celebrity Wife Swap" Is Up 13% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 6.

[05/06/14 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 3rd Week in a Row in Adults 18-49, Marking Its Longest In-Season Streak at No. 1 in Over 6-1/2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 4.

[04/30/14 - 08:32 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Builds to a 6-Week High and Beats "New Girl" by a Best-Ever 60% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 29.

[04/29/14 - 10:41 AM]
ABC Wins 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49 with 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 21-27.

[04/23/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the May sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/23/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up from Its Last Original 8pm Telecast in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/15/14 - 10:35 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 2 in Adults 18-49 for the 3rd Straight Week and Is the Only Network Up from the Same Week Last Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of April 7-13.

[04/08/14 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the 2nd Straight Week, Taking 1st or 2nd on 4 of the Last 6 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 31-April 6.

[04/02/14 - 08:29 AM]
"SHIELD" Returns at #1 with Men 18-34 to Rank as the Top Scripted Series in Its Slot for its 16th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 1.

[04/01/14 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 for the Week with 6 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 24-30.

[03/31/14 - 09:57 AM]
ABC's "Binge Watch Week" Is Now Live for Fans to Catch Up on Their Favorite Shows on WATCH ABC and Hulu
"Resurrection," "Grey's Anatomy," "Nashville," "Betrayal," "Killer Women," "The Neighbors," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Trophy Wife" and "The Taste" are all available March 31-April 6.

[03/25/14 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Airs 3 of the Week's Top 10 TV Programs in Adults 18-49, Claiming the No. 1 Broadcast Drama for the 3rd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 17-23.

[03/19/14 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Announces Finale Dates for the 2013-14 Season
Highlights include a two-hour "Once Upon a Time" finale on Sunday, May 11 and a one-hour "The Middle" finale on Wednesday, May 21.

[03/19/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "The Goldbergs" Hits a 6-Week High and "Trophy Wife" Earns a 9-Week High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 18.

[03/18/14 - 10:49 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 for the 2nd Time in 3 Weeks in Adults 18-49, Marking its Strongest Non-Oscar Performance Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 10-16.

[03/12/14 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD," "Trophy Wife" and "Mind Games" Grow; "The Goldbergs" Beats Fox's "New Girl" by 15% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 11.

[03/11/14 - 10:55 AM]
Up Year to Year, ABC Marks Its Best Non-Oscar Week Since November
ABC spins the numbers for the week of March 3-9.

[03/05/14 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's "SHIELD" Returns to Original to Lead Its Drama Competition in Men 18-34 and "The Goldbergs" Returns to Beat Fox's "New Girl"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, March 4.

[02/25/14 - 09:41 AM]
ABC Grows by 10% Week to Week and Delivers 6 of the Top 20 Non-Olympic Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 17-23.

[02/19/14 - 09:37 AM]
ABC Claims 7 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 10-16.

[02/11/14 - 09:42 AM]
Building Week to Week, ABC Airs 5 of the Top 20 Non-Sports Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of February 3-9.

[02/05/14 - 08:32 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Upsets a Super Bowl-Promoted "New Girl"
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, February 4.

[01/28/14 - 10:07 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 TV Shows in Adults 18-49 with "Modern Family" Finishing as the No. 1 Scripted Series
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[01/27/14 - 10:22 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: Several ABC Series Score Big Playback Gains in the First Complete Week of the New Year
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.

[01/22/14 - 10:20 AM]
ABC Delivers 4 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports TV Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 13-19.

[01/22/14 - 08:30 AM]
ABC's "Goldbergs" Spikes 67% Over Its Repeat "SHIELD" Lead-In in Adults 18-49 and Ranks as Tuesday's Most-Watched Comedy Overall
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 21.

[01/15/14 - 08:37 AM]
"The Goldbergs" Hits a 14-Week High and Beats FOX's "New Girl" for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 14.

[01/14/14 - 10:44 AM]
ABC's Prime Grows for the 2nd Week to Its Highest Numbers in 1 Month
ABC spins the numbers for the week of January 6-12.

[01/08/14 - 08:37 AM]
"SHIELD" Returns Up in Viewers and Adults 18-49 - "The Goldbergs" Is Up and Beats "New Girl" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 7.

[12/31/13 - 09:11 AM]
Excluding Sports, ABC Wins the Week by Double-Digits in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 23-29.

[12/24/13 - 09:10 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year in Total Viewers for the 3rd Straight Week and Grows Its Adult 18-49 Audience for the 2nd Time in 3 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 16-22.

[12/19/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 19
Updates include: ABC greenlights pair of drama pilots; Disney-ABC Domestic Television cancels "Katie"; and David Mamet to bring "7 Deadly Sins" to FOX.

[12/17/13 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Grows Its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 9-15.

[12/11/13 - 08:19 AM]
"SHIELD" Is #1 in Men 18-34 for its 10th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 10.

[12/10/13 - 10:03 AM]
ABC Is Up 14% Week to Week and Up 7% Year to Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of December 2-8.

[12/04/13 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "The Goldbergs" Builds 56% on Its Repeat "SHIELD" Lead-in to Rank #2 to "The Voice" at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 3.

[12/03/13 - 10:35 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Soars 73%, Hitting a New High in TV Playback for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 11-17.

[11/25/13 - 10:54 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: "Scandal" Delivers Another High in TV Playback
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of November 4-10.

[11/19/13 - 09:14 AM]
ABC Claims 5 of the Week's Top 20 Non-Sports Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 11-18.

[11/13/13 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's Tuesday Comedies Grow and Improve their Slots Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, November 12.

[11/12/13 - 10:15 AM]
Up for the 2nd Week, ABC Delivers Its Strongest Week Since September
ABC spins the numbers for the week of November 4-10.

[11/05/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 5
Updates include: Michael Caleo brings "Hourman" to The CW; Jason O'Mara to lead "Complications" at USA; and History eyes a revival of "Roots" as an eight-hour mini-series.

[11/05/13 - 10:06 AM]
Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs of "2 Broke Girls" Announced as the Hosts of "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards" at the Nominee Press Conference
Winners will be revealed during the live broadcast from Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Wednesday, January 8.

[11/05/13 - 09:51 AM]
ABC Grows to Its Biggest Overall Audience Since Season-Premiere Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 28-November 3.

[11/01/13 - 06:25 PM]
ABC Gives Full Seasons to "The Goldbergs," "Trophy Wife"; Extends "Super Fun Night"
The former have received back nine orders while Rebel Wilson's newcomer is getting four additional episodes.

[11/01/13 - 05:16 PM]
ABC Pulls the Plug on "Back in the Game"
Co-creator Robb Cullen broke the news this afternoon, adding that all 13 episodes are planned to air.

[10/30/13 - 08:24 AM]
Out of a Repeat "SHIELD," ABC's "Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" Grow Week to Week and Improve Their Slots Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 29.

[10/29/13 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Claims 4 of the Top 10 Non-Sports Broadcasts in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 21-27.

[10/28/13 - 12:02 PM]
ABC Announces November Sweeps Programming
Highlights include a special "Shark Tank"-themed episode of "The Neighbors."

[10/28/13 - 10:18 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Ranks #1 Season to Date in the Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Averages
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/23/13 - 08:33 AM]
"SHIELD" Is Tuesday's #1 TV Show for the 5th Straight Week in Key Men
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 22.

[10/22/13 - 10:10 AM]
ABC Is Up 6% Week to Week in Adults 18-49 with 5 of the Top 15 Non-Sports TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 14-20.

[10/16/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 16
Updates include: "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" get additional scripts from ABC; NBC to revive zombie pilot "Babylon Fields"; and America Ferrera books "Damascus" at CBS.

[10/16/13 - 12:16 PM]
ABC Announces "Trick or Tweet" Halloween Event (10/16-10/31)
All week long, fans of ABC primetime shows will be able to join in conversations with talent and fans alike, as they enjoy this time of year.

[10/15/13 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Ties for No. 1 in the Weekly Non-Sports Adult 18-49 Ratings, Claiming 4 of the Top 15 Non-Sports TV Programs and 2 of the Top 6
ABC spins the numbers for the week of October 7-13.

[10/11/13 - 11:11 AM]
ABC Celebrates Halloween with a Spooktacular Lineup of Shows
Highlights include "Toy Story Of TERROR!" on Wednesday, October 16 and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" on Thursday, October 31.

[10/09/13 - 08:34 AM]
"SHIELD" Holds Strong in Week 3 and Moves Up to #1 at 8pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 8.

[10/08/13 - 10:09 AM]
ABC Is Up Year to Year for the 2nd Straight Week in Adults 18-49, Standing as the Only Net to Improve in Both Weeks This Season
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 6.

[10/03/13 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 3
Updates include: Rob Lowe to star in NBC's "The Pro"; Jamie Kennedy, Adrian Pasdar and Aldis Hodge board Amazon's "The After"; and trio head for HBO's "The Money."

[10/02/13 - 08:18 AM]
"S.H.I.E.L.D." Earns ABC's 2nd-Highest Rating in Time Period in 2 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 1.

[10/01/13 - 09:33 AM]
ABC Is No. 2 in Premiere Week in Adults 18-49 and Grows Year to Year
ABC spins the numbers for the week of September 23-29.

[09/25/13 - 08:23 AM]
ABC's Opener of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" Is TV's #1 Drama Debut in 4 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 24.

[09/20/13 - 12:05 PM]
ABC's Fall 2013 Tweetapalooza Kicks-Off with an Amazing Line-Up of Network Stars
It all begins tonight with the casts of "Last Man Standing," "The Neighbors" and "Shark Tank."

[09/19/13 - 01:53 PM]
Bailee Madison, Laura Marano Among Celebrity Presenters Added to the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash"
Also on tap are Rico Rodriguez, Raini Rodriguez, Keean Johnson and Todd Newton.

[09/19/13 - 01:05 PM]
Final Presenters Announced for the "65th Primetime Emmy(R) Awards"
New additions include Malin Akerman, Stephen Amell, Connie Britton, Emilia Clarke, Jimmy Fallon, Tim Gunn, Jon Hamm and Alyson Hannigan.

[09/04/13 - 09:06 AM]
ABC Premieres Three New Fall Comedies on Demand Via Watch ABC
"The Goldbergs," "Trophy Wife" and "Back in the Game" will be available through September 17.

[08/22/13 - 09:57 AM]
The Paley Center for Media Announces Panelist Lineup for 2013 PaleyFestPreviews: Fall TV
CBS's "We Are Men" will kick things off on Friday, September 6 with a panel and screening.

[08/15/13 - 10:23 AM]
Stars from ABC's Most Anticipated New Shows Are Featured on the "ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by The Chew," Airing Sunday, September 1
Highlights include the cast of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in their first-ever television interview together.

[07/18/13 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 18
Updates include: Bailee Madison joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Adam Pally to recur on FOX's "The Mindy Project"; and Taryn Manning named regular on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black."

[07/16/13 - 01:03 PM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2013-14 Season
Newcomers include "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." on Tuesday, September 24 and "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" on Thursday, October 10.

[06/05/13 - 10:15 AM]
ABC Announces Annual CMA Music Festival Summer Block Party, to Be Held June 7-8 in Downtown Nashville
Highlights include exclusive screenings of ABC's new fall pilots "Trophy Wife," "The Goldbergs" and "Back in the Game."

[05/21/13 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 21
Updates include: Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel board FX's "The Strain"; Rumer Willis to guest on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars"; and "Grimm" co-creators re-up with Universal Television.

[05/21/13 - 11:54 AM]
Nine New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2013-14 Season
ABC Studios had the most drama orders of any studio.

[05/14/13 - 01:11 PM]
Video: ABC 2013-14 Season Upfront Trailers
Get your first look at the Alphabet's new series for next season!

[05/14/13 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2013-14 Primetime Schedule
It's here: the Alphabet details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[05/10/13 - 06:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 10 - "Trophy Wife" Lands Series Order at ABC
Bradley Whitford, Malin Akerman and Marcia Gay Harden star in the single-camera comedy.

[04/04/13 - 12:12 PM]
2013 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy pilots under consideration for next season.

[12/07/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 7
Updates include: Robert Zemeckis to bring "Death Becomes Her" to Bravo; Ryan Lee joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; and NBC's "Believe" drama pilot begins casting.

[11/26/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 26
Updates include: Syfy to wrap "Merlin" after five seasons; Natalie Morales joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; and Duane Martin, Sheryl Lee Ralph board Nickelodeon's "Instant Mom."

[10/29/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 29
Updates include: Bradley Whitford, Marcia Gay Harden join ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Chloë Sevigny to star in A&E's "Those Who Kill"; and Chris Klein boards FOX's "Lifestyle Lemonaid."

[10/18/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 18
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in TNT's "Legends"; FOX casts Andy Samberg in comedy pilot; and Bob Daily to import the U.K.'s "Rev" at ABC.

[09/13/12 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 13
Updates include: Malin Akerman in talks for ABC's "Trophy Wife"; Leslie Grossman joins USA's "Paging Dr. Freed"; and Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton join Larry David in HBO's "Clear History."

[09/07/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 7
Updates include: ABC orders production on two comedy pilots; Angela Bassett to topline potential NBC drama; and "Saturday Night Live" adds two cast members.







TROPHY WIFE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/24/13 - 5/13/14
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Albert Tsai as Bert
· Bailee Madison as Hillary
· Bradley Whitford as Pete
· Malin Akerman as Kate
· Marcia Gay Harden as Diane
· Michaela Watkins as Jackie
· Natalie Morales as Meg
· Ryan Scott Lee as Warren
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Gianna LePera as Hillary (Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Emily Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Jason Moore as DIR (Pilot)
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Sarah Haskins as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios