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The Starter Wife is a television mini series based on a novel with the same name. This television series falls into the genres of romance, comedy, and drama, and it has an approximate running time of about 1 hour per episode. The Starter Wife primarily airs on the USA network, and it has been rated as 13. Also, this television series was directed by Jon Avnet, and it was written by Gigi Levangie, Josann McGibbon, and Sara Parriott. Furthermore, The Starter Wife was produced by Jon Avnet, Stephanie Davis, Jeffrey M. Hayes, Howard Klein, Gigi Levangie, Josann McGibbon, Marsha Oglesby, Sara Parriott, Brett Popplewell, Paul D. Goldman, and Peter Lauritson, and it stars many well known actor's and actresses such as Judy Davis, Chris Diamantopoulos, Peter Jacobson, Stephen Moyer, Anika Noni Rose, Novella Nelson, Aden Young, Joe Mantegna, Debra Messing, Bethany Whitmore, Brielle Barbusca, Mirand Otto, and Trilby Glover.

This mini television series is mainly focused around a woman by the name of Molly Kegan. Molly is a 41-year-old woman, who has a 5-year-old daughter named Jaden. Molly is married to a man named Kenny Kegan. Kenny is the president of production at the well known and popular Durango Pictures, and he has become somewhat of a film mogul to the world around him. Unfortunately, Kenny begins seeing another woman and decides to leave his wife to be with this much younger woman.

This young woman's name is Shoshanna, who is half the age of Molly. Shoshanna is an inspiring pop music singer looking to reach stardom. Meanwhile, Molly has to endure this divorce with Kenny, and learn how to find her own role in the film industry, as well as try to redefine herself as a divorced woman. To make things harder for Molly, the community around her seems to want nothing to do with her since the divorce. However, Kenny's life is going to crumble soon when Shoshanna leaves him after he looses his job. He finds out that Shoshanna was only using him to move up her career.

The Starter Wife is a Mini-Series, Drama series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on May 31, 2007. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

The Starter Wife is available for streaming on the USA website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Starter Wife on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

2 Seasons, 15 Episodes
May 31, 2007
Mini-Series, Drama
Cast: Judy Davis, Paul Gleeson, Miranda Otto, Stephen Moyer, Peter Jacobson
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  • Molly finds her life in transformation as The Starter Wife season finale kicks off. Although Molly's movie Wife Goes On is green lit, she is unable to enjoy fully the moment as her life and the lives of her friends seem to be in turmoil.

  • With the police investigating Pappy's disappearance, Joan makes her return to Los Angeles.

  • Molly and Zack reevaluate their relationship after a confrontation with Molly's stalker.

  • Kenny calls to tell Molly that Jolie Driver, the powerful talent agent who happens to be Zach's ex-wife, has read Molly's script and wants to have lunch with them to discuss some of her actresses.

  • Just as Molly begins to question whether Zach can provide her with what she wants out of a relationship, Lou shows back up at her door.

  • Molly is considering adding a P.I.'s point of view to her writing. Joan is torn between her friendships with Robin and her lover David. Felix and Rodney have a disagreement.

  • A gossip blogger calls Molly the "Hollywood Ex-Wife", which causes her to go into seclusion. Joan has an affair. Rodney turns to Molly for relationship help regarding Felix.

  • Joan starts to feel distant from her husband, while Felix and Rodney's relationship heads in a new direction. Parts of Molly's diary surface on the internet, which throws a wrench in her new friendship with Liz Marsh.

  • Molly hopes to revitalize her career by using material from her diary in a writing workshop. Elsewhere, Joan wrangles an abrasive ex-sex symbol with her job at a rehab facility. Also, Rodney develops a crush on a client, a macho action star.

  • Molly's relationship with Lou heats up as she easily slides back into a luxury lifestyle at the side of someone important.

  • Molly feels liberated by her relationship with Sam, but her other relationships are going through a period of turbulence.

  • Molly is reassured by Sam's declaration of his innocence, but she is unable to help him when he is thrown in jail.

  • Molly must deal with the double blow of finding out that Lou has mysteriously gone missing, and learning that Sam is homeless.

  • Molly Kagen is let go by her husband, a movie mogul. Now out of her elite social circle, Molly heads to the summer home of a friend.

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