The Starter Wife

(2007)

The Starter Wife, based on the best-selling novel by Gigi Levangie Grazer, chronicles the events of one woman's life following her divorce after years of marriage to a Hollywood studio executive. Debra Messing (Will & Grace, Ned and Stacy) stars in the six-hour mini-series. Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon (Runaway Bride, 3 Men and a Little Lady) wrote the screenplay, and the Emmy-nominated Jon Avnet (Uprising, The Burning Bed, Fried Green Tomatoes) has directed and produced the event. The premiere is a two-hour event, followed by four weekly hour-long episodes.

USA Network Cancels ‘The Starter Wife’

USA has just given the axe to Molly Kagan. According to Entertainment Weekly, the USA Network has cancelled its new series, The Starter Wife.

The show started out as a six-episode mini-series, which earned 10 Emmy nominations and averaged 5 million viewers per episode. However, when USA picked it up as a full series, the numbers dipped to a 2.4 million viewer average. While those are solid numbers, they pale in comparison to the network's Burn Notice and Monk, which consistently average 6 million viewers per episode.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: New ‘The Starter Wife’: ‘Woman Under the Influence’ Clip

We have an exclusive clip from the season finale episode of The Starter Wife, entitled, Woman Over the Influence: Season, which airs this Friday, December 12 at 10 PM ET on the USA Network. Click below for a special glimpse into this season finale.

At Lou's wedding, Molly makes a decision about her future with Zach. Catch the Starter Wife season finale "Woman Over The Influence".

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: New ‘The Starter Wife’: ‘Her Old Man & the Sea’ Clip

We have a brand new exclusive clip from the new episode of The Starter Wife entitled Her Old Man and the Sea, which airs on Friday, November 28 at 10 PM ET on the USA Network. Click below to see the latest from Debra Messing's new series.

When Joan reappears in Los Angeles, Molly wonders what happened to Pappy and why the police are investigating his disappearance.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Hair-Raising New ‘The Starter Wife’: ‘Look Who's Stalking’ Clip

We have a brand new exclusive clip from this week's The Starter Wife episode entitled Look Who's Stalking, which airs this Friday, November 21 at 10 PM ET on the USA Network. Take a look below as Debra Messing's Molly deals with a stalker and her relationship with Hart Bochner's Zach.

Confronted by Molly's stalker, Molly and Zach deal with their relationship issues.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: 2 ‘The Starter Wife’: ‘The French Disconnection’ Clips

We have two new exclusive clips from this week's The Starter Wife episode, The French Disconnection, which airs this Friday, November 14 at 10 PM ET on USA Network. Click below for two new clips from the continuing adventures of Debra Messing's Molly Kagan.

After discovering Zach's hidden past, Molly learns that Lou's new fiancée also has a big secret.

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EXCLUSIVE: Steamy New ‘The Starter Wife’: ‘Das Booty Call’ Clip

We have a brand new exclusive clip from this week's The Starter Wife episode, entitlted Das Booty Call, which airs on Friday, October 31 at 10 PM on the USA Network. Click below for a unique love scene between Debra Messing and Hart Bochner that goes awry.

Casually dating Zach forces Molly to question if he can provide her with what she wants out of a relationship.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Hair-raising ‘The Starter Wife’ 'Mollywood' Clip

We have a new exclusive clip from this week's The Starter Wife episode, Mollywood, which airs this Friday, October 24 at 10 PM ET on the USA Network. Click below for our exclusive clip of Debra Messing sporting a crazy do and sniffing out some suspicious niceties.

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.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: New ‘The Starter Wife’ 'The Remains of the Snow Day' Clip

We have a brand new exclusive clip from the hit new USA Network series, The Starter Wife's new episode, The Remains of the Snow Day, which airs on Friday, October 17 at 10 PM ET. Click below for our exclusive clip of Debra Messing scolding her ex-husband, played by David Alan Basche.

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.

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  • First Aired
    2007