American Housewife follows Katie Otto, a confident, unapologetic, plump wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with “perfect” mommies and their “perfect” offspring. She lets us in on her deepest, most unfiltered thoughts through voiceover as the she lives her life as the second fattest housewife in Westport.
Katie begins to feel like the third wheel when the topic at second breakfast starts revolving solely around Angela and Doris' new relationships. Meanwhile, Greg struggles with Anna-Kat's newfound independence.
ABC today ordered six additional episodes for Season 4 of American Housewife. The veteran comedy was on an initial 15-episode run, which will now bump up to a total of 21. The order is considered a full season, though it will be the show's shortest to-date.
The half-hour series premiered in 2016 and ended up becoming the network's top-rated new comedy of the season. Since then it has been moved to a few different time slots, where it has remained a solid performer. In its new home on Friday nights, the show is holding its own in the 8:00pm time slot.
American Housewife stars Katy Mixon as an average wife and mother who is bringing up her family in the upper-class town of Westport, Connecticut.