Would 'Trophy Wife' Still Exist with a Better Title, and Is ABC Making the Same Mistake This Fall?

July 15, 2014 7:56 PM

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Would 'Trophy Wife' Still Exist with a Better Title, and Is ABC Making the Same Mistake This Fall?

By now, we've all properly mourned the loss of ABC's critically beloved but ratings starved sitcom "Trophy Wife" and are ready to move on to the new shows about to pop up this fall. The TCAs are a great place to do so, with every network shoving their upcoming programs down your throat for up to 90 minutes at a time. We get to know new shows, actors, dynamics and stories all in two exciting/exhausting weeks of presentations -- but some critics are determined to make ABC remember their past failings in the hopes history won't repeat itself.

During the morning executive session with ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee, critics brought up "Trophy Wife" and its disappointing cancellation a number of times, asking the network head if he'd made a mistake with its title and time slot. "Trophy Wife" was given a bad rap before it was ever see...

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