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The Starter Wife 

A television show centered around Molly Kagan, the ex-wife of a Hollywood entertainment mogul who transitions into a fabulous independent life after her divorce.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Debra Messing ...  Molly Kagan 10 episodes, 2008
Judy Davis ...  Joan McAllister 10 episodes, 2008
Chris Diamantopoulos ...  Rodney 10 episodes, 2008
David Alan Basche ...  Kenny Kagan 10 episodes, 2008
Danielle Nicolet ...  Liz Marsh 10 episodes, 2008
Brielle Barbusca ...  Jaden Kagan 10 episodes, 2008
Hart Bochner ...  Zach McNeill 10 episodes, 2008
Reggie Austin ...  Devon Marsh 10 episodes, 2008
Daniel Gerroll ...  David Shea 8 episodes, 2008
James Black ...  Felix / ... 8 episodes, 2008
Ronny Cox ...  Pappy McAllister 5 episodes, 2008
Bar Paly ...  Lola 5 episodes, 2008
Iliana Fischer Iliana Fischer ...  Blonde bombshell in rehab 2008 5 episodes, 2008
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A television show centered around Molly Kagan, the ex-wife of a Hollywood entertainment mogul who transitions into a fabulous independent life after her divorce.

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Wife begins again.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

10 October 2008 (USA) See more »

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A Ex See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA

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What were they thinking????!!!!
8 June 2009 | by anitabwilsonSee all my reviews

I love this show. What were they thinking canceling it? I swear I don't understand how they decide which shows to keep! Do they throw darts at a dartboard?! Seriously, the demographics of the people who watch this have to be housewives who do most of the shopping in their households. Why would a studio not want to appeal to that demographic? Not to mention, the show had a great cast and the stories were hilarious. It's been a sad few months for me, not being able to see what happens next. I would say my only negative comment about the entire show was that they replaced Kenny with an actor that was too good-looking for the part! Debra Messing is amazing. Judy Davis is a fantastic actress. I loved the dynamic that Danielle Nicolet brought to the show, such great energy! The relationship between Rodney and Felix was really well-played out and didn't make me uncomfortable as a heterosexual female either!


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