So while waiting for the subway this morning, I noticed a post for Lifetime’s Army Wives. Okiedokie. And when I looked up, right across from it, was a poster for the forthcoming Basketball Wives from VH1. O…kay then. And these after a few years of Bravo’s various Real Housewives of X series, which itself was following on the heels of Desperate Housewives.

I am all for shows, be they scripted drama or docu-drama-reality-whatever, about the lives of interesting women! Neato! But really, must they be women defined entirely by their marital status?


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  • April 7, 2010 at 8:29 pm

    Army Wives has at least one Army Husband, played by the wonderful Sterling K Brown, and is an interesting show about an interesting and unsung group of people. But yes, I take your point!


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