The Starter Wife returns tonight with a two-hour opener showcasing Debra Messing in the role of divorcee Molly Kagan, a role that you may remember from the popular mini-series.
A year has gone by, and Molly Kagan’s happy ending has fallen apart; her children’s book didn’t sell, her love life is non-existent, and her ex-husband is bouncing checks because he sank all his money into his latest film. Realizing she must rely on herself, Molly joins a writer’s workshop to give her career a shot in the arm. Intimidated at first, reading from her private diary wins Molly the praise of the group. Although things are looking up, when Molly refuses to sell the dirt in her diary, everything goes awry.
While it’s not overly original, it is entertaining, witty, and without question enjoyable. USA continues to add more quality shows to its lineup, and we commend the network on picking such shows. While Burn Notice is still our favorite on this network, The Starter Wife is a close second. We definitely recommend checking it out tonight at 9/8C on USA.
FanBolt Grade: A-