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Will You Watch the Series Version of The Starter Wife?

USA's The Starter Wife returns to TV tonight, this time as a full-fledged series instead of the fun, if fluffy, miniseries that aired back in '07.

Debra Messing is back as Molly Kagan, striking out on her own and trying to decide whether she can really become a writer now that she's free from the clutches of her ex-husband (now played by David Alan Basche, since Peter Jacobson is otherwise occupied). Also returning are Molly's two best friends, Joan (Judy Davis, who won an Emmy for her role) and Rodney (Chris Diamantopoulos), along with a cast of new supporting characters.

The Friday night time slot is tough, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed that The Starter Wife can be a special weekend treat on my DVR. What about you? Will you be watching?

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corcar86 corcar86 8 years
I missed the mini-series but I loved the book so I am hoping to catch some of the series and see how it is I really like Debra Messing and from the book I think she would be great for the part so I can't wait to see how it goes
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I saw bits and pieces of the mini-series, but it was just OKAY. I might watch or I might not, who knows... Isn't it weird that I find Stephen Moyer MUCH more attractive as Bill on True Blood than Sam on The Starter Wife? He just doesn't look good as a blonde.
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
I saw bits and pieces of the mini-series, but it was just OKAY. I might watch or I might not, who knows...Isn't it weird that I find Stephen Moyer MUCH more attractive as Bill on True Blood than Sam on The Starter Wife? He just doesn't look good as a blonde.
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
I never saw the mini-series but I love Debra Messing so I'm sure it will be good!
Allyace Allyace 8 years
I caught a marathon of the mini series and really enjoyed it. Debra is always funny and really fits on a tv comedy. So, I'll be DVRing it tonight and watching it sometime this weekend. Don't think the hubby wants to watch a chick show on date night :-P.
sunnyshine sunnyshine 8 years
I'll definitely be watching. Loved the miniseries, can't wait for the show. Debra Messing is great on her own, but she really shines in a good ensemble -- and this definitely is one. Huge Judy Davis fan, and Chris Diamantapoulos was adorable in the miniseries. I'll be at my TV at 9:00 on the dot tonight.
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
Nita & MrDPember — that's right. Moyer played the homeless guy (Sam, I think) whom Molly decided to date in the end. I'm assuming that didn't go so well!
Nitachequita Nitachequita 8 years
MrDPember - I only saw bits and parts of the miniseries, but I believe Stephen Moyer played the homeless guy she got involved with.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i can't wait to see this show - and i'm really upset that i forgot to set my DVR for it, but i just sent a note home to see if someone could tape it for me. i can't wait to see what they will do for the show now that it's past the story in the book.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
I didnt watch it but I heard it was very cute. I Love Debra
MrDPember MrDPember 8 years
Who did Stephen Moyer play on the show?
steen steen 8 years
I thought the miniseries was cute and I love Debra Messing so I'll give it a try. :)
q8dee q8dee 8 years
well, its good to know she's back! liked it very much!!
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