Starter Wives Confidential

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Starter Wives Confidential
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Running time 40 to 42 minutes
Production company(s) NOLA
Original network TLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release January 29 – February 12, 2013 (2013-02-12)
External links

Starter Wives Confidential is an American reality television series on TLC. The series premiered on January 29, 2013 at 10pm ET/PT.[1] Starter Wives Confidential follows the lives of seven women who had relationships with men prior to the wealth and stardom making them what they are today.[2] It would later be canceled due to low ratings.[3][4]



No. Title Original air date U.S. Viewers
1 "Let Go or Get Dragged" January 29, 2013 (2013-01-29) 678,00[7]

Monica hosts a party due to her blog's anniversary but doesn't inform the ladies of her controversial guest list.

Note: Lil' Kim makes a guest appearance in this episode.[6]
2 "If You Can't Take the Heat" February 5, 2013 (2013-02-05) 399,000[8]
After the drama from Monica's party, the ladies attempt to stay together and keep their friendships. Tashera learns new information about her painful past.
3 "Hip Hop Hoarding" February 12, 2013 (2013-02-12) 421,000[9]
The ladies come together to fix past problems and deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
4 "Road Trippin" N/A N/A

While on a road trip to Washington D.C., the women are worried about Josie.

Note: This episode never aired due to the series being canceled. It has been uploaded to the series' official website.


  1. ^ "TLC's New Series "Starter Wives Confidential" Premieres Tuesday, January 29 at 10PM". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ ""Starter Wives Confidential" Reveals the Very Good, the Very Ugly of Marriage". Discovery Communications. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "TLC Cancels 'Starter Wives Confidential'". Vibe. Retrieved February 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ "TLC's 'Starter Wives Confidential' Pulled From Off The Air". The Huffington Post. February 19, 2013. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "TLC's New Series 'Starter Wives Confidential' to Premiere Tuesday, January 29". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 21, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Starter Wives Confidential: Guest Cast & Credits". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Hardcore Pawn," "Pretty Little Liars" Once Again Top Viewers, Demos". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 31, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Returns, "Hardcore Pawn" Wraps on Top". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Tuesday's Cable Ratings: "Tosh.0" Tops Demos, Westminster Dog Show Leads Viewers". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 14, 2013.