'Trophy Wife's' title is 'ironic' - don't let it scare you off

"Trophy Wife" is one of the strongest comedy pilots of the 2013-14 season, but it may fall into the "Cougar Town" trap of not having a title that accurately conveys what the show really is. But the creators are aware and say that it's meant to be ironic. "We always meant [the title] to be ironic and when you look at he promos, I think that counterbalances a little bit," says executive producer Lee Eisenberg. The show follows the life of Kate (Malin Ackerman), news wife to Pete (Bradley Whitford), who brings two ex-wives and three stepchildren to their marriage. Executive producer Sarah Haskins says that the show springs from her own experience as a fourth wife. "I have observed the ["trophy wife"] syndrome by being it. The show is loosely based on my life ... one day I ran out of ideas, so I married my next-door neighbor, a man 20 years my senior,...



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