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Trophy Wife, The Goldbergs: ABC Orders Three More Scripts

Trophy WifeABC has ordered three additional scripts for Trophy Wife and The Goldbergs, their two new sitcoms that air on Tuesday nights.

Both comedies have been declining in the ratings each week but apparently ABC isn’t giving up on them yet.

Goldbergs, which has the benefit of airing out of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, is averaging a 2.2 demo rating with 6.45 million viewers. Last night’s episode dropped nearly 16% in the demo week-to-week.

Airing after The Goldbergs, Trophy Wife doesn’t have as strong a lead-in. The sitcom is averaging a 1.6 demo rating with 4.97 million total viewers. This week’s episode dropped 7% in the demo.

Though ABC ordering additional scripts is a positive move, it should be noted that the networks haven’t committed to have the episodes actually filmed yet.

You can see the season’s averages and rankings here.

What do you think? Do you like either of these shows? If you had to choose one to survive, which would it be?

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Nicole October 20, 2013 at 12:10 pm

I like them both but I would choose The Goldbergs, it’s entertaining and nostalgic!


Marie October 18, 2013 at 1:15 am

I read the headline and my first reaction was, “Why?” They’ve cancelled shows far better than these two.


todd October 17, 2013 at 10:59 pm

SAVE Trophy Wife! The best new show of the fall!


Rose October 17, 2013 at 8:38 am

They should BOTH be CANCELED


Charlotte L. Yaillen October 17, 2013 at 6:11 am

I watch both programs. My son also watches the Goldbergs. If keeping just one, I would choose the Goldbergs over Trophy Wife.


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