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AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE
Air Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#305) "Body Image"
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THE OTTOS TAKE A HARD LOOK IN THE MIRROR ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE,' WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31

"Body Image" - After the previous "fattest housewife" in Westport gets plastic surgery to lose weight, Chloe Brown Mueller rubs it in Katie's face that Katie has now assumed that title. In order to get revenge on Chloe, Katie goes through great lengths to dig up bad photos of Chloe from high school. In discussing body image with the kids, Katie and her mother, Kathryn, turn out to be bad influences on Anna-Kat and Taylor, unintentionally encouraging them to focus too much on the outward appearance. Over time, Katie realizes how judgmental she has become and that she is part of the problem, on an all-new episode of "American Housewife," WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"American Housewife" stars Katy Mixon as Katie Otto, Diedrich Bader as Greg Otto, Meg Donnelly as Taylor Otto, Daniel DiMaggio as Oliver Otto, Julia Butters as Anna-Kat Otto, Carly Hughes as Angela and Ali Wong as Doris. Wendie Malick guest stars as Kathryn.

"American Housewife" is written by Sarah Dunn ("Spin City," "Bunheads") and produced by Kapital Entertainment and ABC Studios. Sarah Dunn, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Wiener and Kenny Schwartz are executive producers.

"Body Image" was written by Rick Wiener, Kenny Schwartz and Sarah Dunn, and directed by Ken Whittingham.

"American Housewife" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG, DL parental guideline.

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AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE (ABC)
Returns Tuesday, February 5
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/11/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
season three confirmed as 23 episodes on 11/28/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) Katie Otto, a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with "perfect" mommies and their "perfect" offspring. Luckily, her husband, Greg Otto, supports her in every way possible, but with a dash of reality thrown in as they work to ensure their children do not end up like everyone else. Despite her flaws and unconventional ways, Katie ultimately only wants the best for her kids and will fight tooth-and-nail to instill some good old-fashioned values in them, if it's the last thing she does.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ali Wong as Doris
· Carly Hughes as Angela
· Daniel DiMaggio as Oliver
· Diedrich Bader as Greg Otto
· Julia Butters as Anna-Kat
· Katy Mixon as Katie Otto
· Meg Donnelly as Taylor
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Johnny Sequoyah as Taylor (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Kenny Schwartz as EP
· Rick Wiener as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Dunn as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment