Malin Akerman Is a 'Trophy Wife'

ABC's new comedy takes an ironic look at marriage, divorce, and marriage again.
2:18 | 09/22/13

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Thank you, rob. Moving on now, the new sitcom called trophy wife. It debuts on abc this week. It looks incredibly funny and our rachel smith goes behind the scenes to talk to the creator of the show. So sorry. Don't freak out but you're bleeding. Reporter: Simple story, girl meets slightly older boy. She soon learns that he has two ex-wives. Reporter: Nothing starts her from taking the plunge and become wife number three, his trophy wife. The new comedy from abc. She's certainly not our definition of trophy wife. She's just a girl who's really in love with her husband and wants to be a great moment and trying to fit into this crazy family of ex-wives and kids. Reporter: Mallin ackerman stars as the trophy wife. Along with bradley whitford and m marcia gay harden. I describe her as organized. Mostly just a really fun situation because there's so much conflict and chaos. I'm from china. Reporter: The show was the brainchild of emily and sarah. Inspired by sarah's real life. How close to real life is. It's loosely based on the architecture of our lives. Jeff was married a few times before me. He has his kids from the different marriages. She fit right in from the moment we met. Really. We have awesome step kids. There are no villains. It's about coming together and creating a new type of family unit that can work and really raise our children properly. Reporter: For "good morning america," rachel smith, abc news, los angeles. Don't miss the trophy wife

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