Trophy Wife (television) Half hour series on ABC, premiering on September 24, 2013 and ending May 13, 2014. A reformed party girl, Kate, becomes the third wife of a slightly older man, Pete, and finds herself with an instant family of three stepchildren and two ex-wives. Kate has no experience with kids, but is determined to learn and become part of the new family. Stars Malin Akerman (Kate), Bradley Whitford (Pete) Michaela Watkins (Jackie), Natalie Morales (Meg), Ryan Lee (Warren), Bailee Madison (Hillary), Albert Tsai (Bert), Marcia Gay Harden (Diane). From ABC Studios.