Trading Spouses
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Trading Spouses
Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy
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Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes59
Production
Executive producersChris Cowan
Jean-Michel Michenaud
Running time44 minutes
Release
Original networkFox
Original releaseJuly 1, 2004 (2004-07-01) -
May 3, 2007 (2007-05-03)
External links
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Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy, or Trading Spouses, is an American reality show in which two families, usually of different social classes, swap wives or husbands for a week. Each family is awarded $50,000, with the stipulation that the guest mother decides how her host family must spend the money. The title of the show is a play on the idiom Trading Spaces.

The show shares a very similar format to Wife Swap (and its U.S. remake). In 2004, ABC showcased their upcoming Wife Swap show including projections of its popularity. Weeks before the show's debut, Fox introduced Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy.[1] The producers of Wife Swap, RDF Media, claimed Fox stole their concept,[2] while Fox argued that TV shows have always borrowed from one another and that Fox simply beat ABC to delivery.[]

The show completed airing its third season on May 3, 2007. On February 27, 2008, Fox announced that it had sold the rights to Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy to CMT, effectively ending the series.[3]

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