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American Housewife Premiere: Is ABC's Newest Family Comedy a Total Dud?

American Housewifewas originally calledThe Second-Fattest Housewife in Westport.Its a title that perfectly represents Tuesdaysseries premiere, assuming you can get past the fact that its central character isnt actually fat. Of course, thats part of the alleged joke in this mean-spirited sitcom that, having changed its title, is hopefully planning to throw out its premise and [] //tvline.com/2016/10/11/american-housewife-series-premiere-recap-review-abc-comedy/

'American Housewife': EW review

Katy Mixon disrupts the suburbs in new ABC comedy   ...Read More... //feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/D8XwJFvcx-Q/american-housewife-ew-review

'American Housewife' Review: ABC's Successful Comedy Streak Comes to a Whiny Halt

ABC has a proven track record of developing cutting-edge (for Primetime anyway), ethnically diverse comedies like Modern Family , Black-ish , Fresh Off the Boat and Speechless . So, the network has set the bar high for American Housewife . Unfortunately, this sitcom about a zaftig housewife and the day-to-day challenges she faces as a stay-at-home mom is uninspired, and at times, downright offensive.   Katy Mixon stars as KatieOtto, the matriarch of a middle-class family living in the wealthy enclave of Westport, Connecticut. Even though Katie has a degree in marketing from Duke, and her husband Greg (Diedrich Bader) is a college professor, the couple can only afford to be "renters" in Westport. Katie is very vocal about how much she despises the locals which leads to the question of why the Otto family chooses to reside in a town where Katie clearly feels unwelcome and uncomfortable. Their motivation for settling in Westport is the stellar schooldistrict that provides programs to benefit their special-needs daughter Anna-Kat (Julie Butters), who suffers from a pretty severe case of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). ...Read More... //www.buddytv.com/articles/american-housewife/american-housewife-review-abcs-61574.aspx

American Housewife Hits Weight Issues With Sass and Heart

"You're so real" is one of those backhanded compliments said by fake people that only accentuates their fakeness. It could mean a lot of things, but on ABC's new sitcom American Housewife , the lead character Katie ( Katy Mixon ) -- the recipient of the "You're so real" comment -- takes it to mean ......   Read More... //www.tvguide.com/news/american-housewife-review-katy-mixon/?rss=breakingnews

Review: In American Housewife, a Plus-Size Mom in the Land of Fitbits

This ABC sitcom stars Katy Mixon as a mother of three who doesnt quite fit in, in wealthy Westport, Conn., and is proud of it. ...Read More... //www.nytimes.com/2016/10/11/arts/television/review-in-american-housewife-a-plus-size-mom-in-the-land-of-fitbits.html?partner=rss&emc=rss