American Housewife/Season One

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Season One
American Housewife
Season Premiere October 11, 2016
Season Finale May 16, 2017
Episode Count 23
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Season One of American Housewife premiered on October 11, 2016.


# # Title Written By Directed By Airdate Viewers 18-49 Rating Prod.
1 1 Pilot Sarah Dunn Ruben Fleischer October 11, 2016 6.61M 1.9% 101
Katie and husband Greg have moved to Westport because the school district there is the best option for their youngest, Anna-Kat. Katie finds herself caught up in helping Anna-Kat fit in more while trying to assure that her older kids, Taylor and Oliver, immediately caught up in the luxe Westport lifestyle, fit in a little less. On top of this, Katie has her own insecurities about her place in their new town. Her perfectly imperfect world is upended when her neighbor's decision to move notches her up from her ideal social standing and sets her on a path to ensure that doesn't happen, regardless of the consequences.
2 2 The Nap Sarah Dunn John Fortenberry October 18, 2016 5.751M 1.7% 102
All Katie wants is a good, long nap after the kids keep her up all night. But when Greg gets the flu, she doesn't get a minute to herself. Her exhaustion reaches critical mass with a confrontation with the school's officious crossing guard.
3 3 Westport Zombies Julie Bean Chris Koch October 25, 2016 5.202M 1.6% 103
Katie, jealous of Taylor's friendship with neighbor Viv, reluctantly competes in the Westport Halloween "Zombie Run" after she finds out they'll both be running. Meanwhile, Greg and Anna-Kat get a little too much in character for the "zombie" part of the run's obstacle course.
4 4 Art Show Donald Diego Ken Whittingham November 1, 2016 5.103M 1.5% 105
When Anna-Kat draws a super plus-sized portrait of Katie for the school art show, Katie sets out to retrieve it by any means necessary. Meanwhile, with Katie away, Doris is left in charge of Oliver and Taylor. She's determined to whip them into shape with her Tiger Mom skills, but she may have met her match.
5 5 The Snub Rick Wiener &
Kenny Schwartz
Ryan Case November 15, 2016 5.284M 1.6% 106
Katie swallows her pride and does the unthinkable, emulating the "perfect" Westport moms by dressing like them and hanging out at the yoga studio, in an attempt to get Anna-Kat a coveted invitation to a popular girl's birthday party.
6 6 The Blow-Up Vanessa McCarthy Eyal Gordin November 22, 2016 6.142M 1.5% 104
It's Thanksgiving, but Katie is less-than-thankful that the holiday features a visit from her least-favorite person, her mom, Kathryn, a self-centered former Pan Am stewardess. Surprisingly it's Katie's nemesis, Viv, who helps ease the tension when she invites herself to dinner.
7 7 Power Couple Sam Sklaver Ryan Case November 29, 2016 5.586M 1.5% 108
Katie and Greg throw themselves into PTA politics when they learn that Anna-Kat's special needs teacher, Dr. Ellie, has been cut from the school budget. Greg gets elected to the PTA, and things are looking good.
8 8 Westport Cotillion Julie Bean Rebecca Asher December 6, 2016 5.059M 1.4% 109
Oliver is secretly taking dancing and manners classes in hopes of getting the girl he likes to go to the Westport Cotillion with him. He asks for his dad's help in keeping this all secret from Katie, afraid that she'll interfere, but that's easier said than done.
9 9 Krampus Katie Brian Donavan &
Ed Herro
David Grossman December 13, 2016 5.317M 1.5% 107
Katie's holiday spirit, never great to begin with, is soured even further when Viv corners her into helping out with the school Christmas pageant. Greg, determined to teach Taylor and Oliver the true meaning of Christmas, takes them to a local nursing home to cheer up the residents, but things don't quite turn out the way he planned.
10 10 The Playdate Donald Diego Declan Lowney January 3, 2017 5.62M 1.6% 111
Katie and Greg are thrilled when Anna-Kat finally has a playdate with a "normal" girl. But Anna-Kat has a little secret: She's a budding kleptomaniac and has taken something from her new friend Penny's home. Greg wants her to return the item and fess up, but Katie disagrees, especially since Penny's mom, Chloe Brown Mueller, is one of Westport's most infamous gossips.
11 11 The Snowstorm Stephanie Birkitt Chad Lowe January 10, 2017 5.934M 1.5% 110
The Ottos are trapped at home after a snowstorm knocks out power and blocks the roads. Greg seizes the opportunity to "rough it" at home with the kids. Katie, bitter that she can't go on her planned girls weekend, finds herself making excuses to visit Viv, who is also stranded at home, but with a power generator, free-flowing champagne and cookies.
12 12 Surprise Vanessa McCarthy Stuart McDonald January 17, 2017 5.474M 1.5% 112
Oliver tells his parents that he's so embarrassed by their modest house that he'd rather not have a birthday party at all. Katie decides to teach him a lesson by ambushing him with a surprise party at home with all his wealthy friends.
13 13 Then and Now Rick Wiener &
Kenny Schwartz &
Sarah Dunn
John Fortenberry February 7, 2017 5.399M 1.5% 113
The Ottos face the prospect of leaving Westport when their house is put up for sale. No one wants to leave except Katie, who seems determined to move on despite some fun memories of her family’s time there.
14 14 Time for Love Rick Wiener &
Kenny Schwartz
Declan Lowery February 14, 2017 5.334M 1.5% 116
Katie's least favorite holiday is Valentine's Day, but her desire for a low-key approach is overridden by Greg's over-the-top romantic gestures. Meanwhile Oliver has an expensive gift for the girl he's crushing on, and Taylor tries to put one over on her parents in order to attend a Valentine's Day party.
15 15 The Man Date Donald Diego Melissa Kosar February 21, 2017 5.209M 1.4% 115
Greg is delighted to finally have made a friend in Westport, fellow history buff Stan, but Katie isn't as happy, especially since Stan is married to her nemesis, Chloe Brown Mueller.
16 16 Bag Lady Vanessa McCarthy &
Julie Bean
John Putch March 7, 2017 5.19M 1.4% 118
Katie is fed up with the family complaining about her meddling in everything they do, so she decides to back off and let everyone fend for themselves. Expecting total chaos, she's taken aback when everyone seems just fine without her. Meanwhile, incensed that she got sold defective trash bags at the local grocery story, she decides to fight back.
17 17 Other People’s Marriages Donald Diego John Fortenberry March 14, 2017 4.897M 1.4% 117
Katie encourages Vi to stand up to her boorish husband, Alan, but things backfire when Viv succeeds and decides to leave him - and move in with the Ottos.
18 18 The Otto Motto Brian Donavan &
Ed Herro
Phil Traill April 4, 2017 4.388M 1.2% 119
When Taylor keeps quitting school activities, Greg says that Katie, quite the quitter herself, sets a poor example. He challenges her to finally learn French after quitting lessons so long ago, so she reluctantly enrolls in a college class.
19 19 The Polo Match Stephanie Birkitt Linda Mendoza April 11, 2017 3.41M 1.1% 120
When Doris insists that Katie attend the charity polo match she's organizing, Katie invites her crass best friend from college, Billy, to inject some life into the festivities, but Billy grates on the rest of the Ottos.
20 20 The Walk Rick Wiener &
Kenny Schwartz
Chris Koch April 18, 2017 4.491M 1.2% 121
Anna-Kat tells her parents that all she wants for her birthday is a chance to walk the three blocks to the library alone. Meanwhile, Greg is having a hard time adjusting to the fact that Taylor has a boyfriend, and Katie is annoyed that Oliver's entitled friend Cooper Bradford seems to be spending every waking moment at the Ottos.
21 21 The Club Brian Donovan &
Ed Herro
David Bertman May 2, 2017 4.431M 1.2% 114
When Anna-Kat develops a fear of water and stops bathing, her therapist suggests the Ottos get her to go swimming. But can Katie get over own her fear of wearing a bathing suit in public at the Westport Country Club so she can help her kid out? Meanwhile Oliver gives his dad a style makeover after students at the college give Greg a low "jalapeno" score.
22 22 Dude, Where's My Napkin? Julie Bean &
Vanessa McCarthy
Melissa Kosar May 9, 2017 4.294M 1.2% 122
Katie and Greg enjoy a night on the town with Angela's ex after Celeste, an editor, helps Greg land his first book deal. But Angela, who has asked Katie not to socialize with her former wife, is furious and accuses her of being a bad friend.
23 23 Can't Hide It Anymore Sarah Dunn John Putch May 16, 2017 4.393M 1.2% 123
Katie has been avoiding the mandatory volunteer hours at her kids' schools all year. But when the other moms pressure her, she hits on a genius excuse after wearing a fake pregnancy "empathy" bump leads everyone to think she is pregnant. But things soon get out of hand after her former frenemies plan a baby shower for her.

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