Post Mortems

Mistresses Finale: EPs Talk Crazy Killer Reveal, Karen's Alternate Fate and (Fingers Crossed) Season 4 Plans

Holy mother of caftan-covered cliffhangers!

Mistresses‘ Season 3 (and possibly series) finale ended with a heartbreaking death; a sweet (and mutual) declaration of love (without any running-through-the-airport ridiculousness); the strong suggestion of an impending suicide attempt; the introduction of a reality TV crew; and — yes, we’re saving the “whoa, Nelly!” for last — a startlingly creepy reveal of Luca Raines’ actual killer.

To recap, Karen said a tearful, thankful goodbye to her erstwhile lover Vivian — who, before she succumbed to sepsis of the liver, made a deeply touching video introducing herself to Karen’s yet-to-be-born baby (conceived during their lovemaking with Vivian’s hubby Alec). April finally realized her feelings for Marc — much to her own surprise and amusement — and then got her happy ending when her boarder/co-parent showed up at her doorstep just as she was headed to the airport to stop him from getting on a plane to Machu Picchu.

Calista, meanwhile, tried to convince Joss that she’d confessed to Luca’s murder as an act of true friendship. But Joss’ rebuke sent the designer in search of a long coil of rope, with which she clearly intended to end her life.

Troubled by Calista’s insistence that she wasn’t responsible for sending gift baskets and texts from her cell, Joss went down the “Who’s the real killer?” rabbit hole — even as she packed to head to Europe for a 12-month stint alongside Harry, who landed a gig for a new Food Network travel series alongside celeb chef Rocco DiSpirito. That unlikely journey brought her to the Raines mansion — where a Calista-like figure (who digs rock music and sketching gowns via computer) emerged from the eerie shadows, pointed a gun at Joss, and hissed, “Where you goin’, lovely?”

Shall we all scream in unison? (Ummm… yes!) “WILSON!”

Indeed, Calista’s assistant/boy toy had borrowed his bosslady’s gauzy garb — and outfitted himself with a busted-ass wig — but that may be as much as we’ll ever know, since that’s where our season (and possibly the entire addictive summer sudser) faded to black.

Below, showrunners Rina Mimoun and K.J. Steinberg discuss the show’s operatic, campy conclusion (and the risk of ending on a cliffhanger), reveal an alternate ending they shot for Karen’s arc, explain why Jennifer Espoisto’s outré Calista is a one-season kind of character and speculate on the likelihood of a Season 4 pickup by ABC.

TVLINE | OK, let’s jump right in: Did you conceive the character of Wilson knowing he would turn out to be bats–t crazy?
K.J. Steinberg: [Laughs] Yes! Yes!
Rina Mimoun: [Laughs] Yes! Completely.
K.J. Steinberg: There are deleted scenes from this season we decided against airing because we thought they’d tip viewers off too much.

TVLINE | Oh really? Can you give me an example?
Rina Mimoun: We had a scene in Season 11 where Calista was getting ready for the Diane Sawyer interview that never was. Wilson was trying to help Calista emotionally prepare. It was actually a good scene — and a way to show there was someone left who genuinely cared about Calista, but it was also just creepy. That might have been us imbuing it with creepiness — since we knew what was coming — but for the audience, it would’ve completely tipped them off.

TVLINE | So just to be clear, as you sat down to plan Season 3, you envisioned a murder, you envisioned Calista’s assistant/boytoy would be the killer. It wasn’t story that evolved as you were writing? Because that was a crazy twist — right down to the Calista mumu!
Rina Mimoun: [Laughs raucously] It was crazy!
K.J. Steinberg: The only thing that came out of the organic process of the writers’ room was deciding how we were going to find out. And the Dressed to Kill [Wilson in drag] moment. Everything else was architected from very early on.
Rina Mimoun: We knew that we wanted a murder because it felt like the show had danced around it — even in Season 1 with Tom’s death. And we knew we needed something big and juicy. Because we loved April’s story, but it was really grounded. And even Karen’s storyline — while she’s always a hot mess — wasn’t in this vein. We needed something big to go off so that we could play all of the women on a slightly operatic scale.

TVLINE | I love the Dressed to Kill reference, but I also thought it was a little Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs
K.J. Steinberg: The music we chose was very Buffalo Bill — to give you that same feeling, “Something’s going on in the basement!”

JES MACALLANTVLINE | We end Season 3 with a gun pointed menacingly at Joss — who everyone loves. Considering you have not been renewed for Season 4, that’s a little bit of a tightrope walk over the Grand Canyon with no net. Did you consider softening the conclusion — letting her dial 911 or having Harry or someone on their way to the mansion? Or did you feel like part of Mistresses’ appeal is ending the season with a gasp-inducing twist?
K.J. Steinberg: We definitely talked about softening the ending, but that wouldn’t have solved the dilemma. Even if she got to the 911 call, or if Harry decided not to get on that plane and follow her GPS, it would still be a level of unsatisfying. So we decided to just commit to our style of storytelling and cliffhangering and hope for a Season 4. If we had known it was our last season, I think we would have chosen a different way to close it out.
Rina Mimoun: For sure. If we knew it was our last season I think we would have made this the penultimate episode and allowed ourselves to wrap up all the storylines. K.J. and I aren’t just soap writers, we’re soap fans. I loved seeing how Parenthood and Friday Night Lights and Six Feet Under ended. It’s so gratifying knowing when you know you’re writing your series finale. In our case, it’s always a little harder because we’re never quite sure.

TVLINE | I feel like you were saying, “I dare you, ABC. I dare you not to give us a Season 4.”
K.J. Steinberg: [Laughs] Well, if we’d tied it all up in a bow, it might’ve been incentive for them not to pick us up.

TVLINE | We’re like five questions in and we haven’t even gotten to the image of Calista in her cell, with a rope, contemplating suicide. That is what she was doing, yes? There’s no other way to read that — like, say, she was planning an elaborate prison break using a pulley system, right?
K.J. Steinberg: Whether or not she’ll go through with it, she intends to commit suicide. That’s how low she is.

TVLINE | When I realized what she was doing, part of me thought, “No, Calista is too much of a fighter. And she knows that the real killer hasn’t even been found. This doesn’t make sense.” But then going back to the scene two episodes ago where Joss points out that all of Calista’s friends are on her payroll, I could sort of see how she could wind up at such a despondent place. Even her lawyer Patty is all “Bye, Felicia” the minute she’s off the payroll.
Rina Mimoun: Part of what made us feel like this could be Calista’s last story was that Jennifer Esposito really had this lovely broken-bird quality about her by the end of the season. Yunjin [Kim] was the first one to [verbalize] that. The scene where Karen tells off Calista, she was expecting Jennifer to do the scene a certain way and to fight back, but she made it so inward. And it hearkens back to when we first meet Calista, on the floor of the bathroom with a martini, crying. She is a fighter, but she’s a sad character, too. There’s a sympathy you can feel for this woman.
K.J. Steinberg: Exactly. While being a fighter — as well as larger-than-life, eccentric and grandiose — she led a very deluded life. And all of the fantasies were shattered for her in the last arc. She believed she loved Joss and Joss loved her. She believed Luca was a human being underneath it all. And she believed she had people to rally around her, to take the stand for her. And all of those things fell away, leaving her nothing but the jumpsuit on her back. That was a truth she could not live with. The money’s gone. Everything’s gone.

TVLINE | In a potential Season 4, is Calista in the mix with Joss, let alone Karen and April? Can you conceive that in any way?
Rina Mimoun: We would love to invite Jennifer back for as many episodes as she’s willing or able to do, but this was a one-year character for us — at the level she’s playing this year. I mean, we were blown away by her performance, and she brings a certain sparkle, but if we’re lucky enough to get a fourth season, we might just want to find a whole different woman to inject into our foursome. We don’t want to start with so much baggage for all the other women to get through.

TVLINE | I’m glad you say that. I liked where you went — but the exposition it would take to get April or Karen to sit across from Calista at brunch would take three episodes.
Rina Mimoun: Exactly! I just don’t see her at coffee talk.

TVLINE | I felt like in Season 1 we had Elizabeth Grey with the vodka and the gun bringing us to the borderline of camp, and that didn’t really happen in Season 2. The whole Wilson reveal and the murder arc, to me, brought us back into that territory. Was that something you deliberately tried to achieve — going a little over the top?
K.J. Steinberg: With Season 3, we earned a right to make a little more noise, and we felt it would be really fun. With Savi’s exit, there was a hole to fill. As we said to you before Episode 1, we didn’t want to just replace a character, but we wanted to bring a whole new world to our world. With that came the money and the grandiosity, the fashion and a different moral universe, a whole new set of rules. It served us really well, and our actors and our audience had a lot of fun with that shakeup.

TVLINE | No disrespect to anyone, but I didn’t think about Savi once during the entire Season 3 finale.
Rina Mimoun: Yay! That’s the highest compliment we could get.

TVLINE | You told me at the end of Season 2 that Alyssa Milano’s pregnancy caused you to pull back on some darker ideas for Savi’s character. Did any of those get recycled in the Joss-Calista murder plot?
Rina Mimoun: They were completely unrelated. We did have a whole arc planned out last year for Savi, related to the Zack character, and you kept sniffing it out. We were so bummed out. “Yes, Michael, you’re onto something, but we can’t do it!” [Laughs.] We couldn’t recycle any of it though.

Courtesy ABCTVLINE | Karen and Vivian’s goodbye was so moving — and Yunjin Kim and Sonja Bennett are so so good in this episode — I wondered if you ever thought, “Maybe we should give our polyamorous blonde a reprieve and let her live!”
K.J. Steinberg: We always knew that she was going to die. And as we watched this woman live on our show, God, we just loved her so much.
Rina Mimoun: Yunjin [Kim] begged us not to kill her!
K.J. Steinberg: She’s such a gorgeous human being. She’s so real and so grounded, so positive and hopeful, and we really struggled with it. But we’d architected this tragedy that was going to lead Karen to a journey she’d have to take alone. And there was no turning back from that. I cried when I wrote those scenes, and I cried even harder when I watched them. It was a love story that we hadn’t done before — and a beautiful story of friendship.

TVLINE | Do Karen and Alec have any future together beyond a co-parenting situation?
Rina Mimoun: Well, I feel like they do! [Laughs.]
K.J. Steinberg: They have a deliciously flawed one. Vivian was what made them work. Karen and Alex had an animal attraction, but the spiritual connection was definitely fostered by Vivian. But now they’re going to be inextricably linked by a baby. How are they going to deal with that? That’ll be a great opportunity for some storytelling.

TVLINE | It was an interesting choice to have Karen alone in the car in that final scene. We don’t see Alec come to her. Their parting is somewhat unemotional…
Rina Mimoun: We definitely argued about that. That choice was right down to the finish line.
K.J. Steinberg: We shot it both ways. We shot it where Alec returns to the car — and they sit and have this Graduate moment.
Rina Mimoun: Exactly! There was a definite Graduate moment of “Oh, now what?” It implied it was the two of them working it out together. There was a concern about, “Is it too sad to leave Karen alone? Like, ‘Poor freakin’ Karen can’t catch a break!'” But we were allso moved by Yunjin’s performance. It wasn’t victim-y — it was really strong. And at the end of the day, this started with her and it ends with her. If Alec finds his way back into her life, that’s a fun story to tell. Ed Quinn is a wonderful actor and a joy to be around — so we’d be super lucky.

TVLINE | And their chemistry is super hot.
Rina Mimoun: Yes it is! [Laughs.] Super hot!

TVLINE | Speaking of hot chemisty, Marc shows up to see April in a different shade of Henley this week — grey instead of pink… but I just need to thank you for not having a chichéd scene where she chases him down at the airport.
K.J. Steinberg: We wanted an equal balance of one being drawn to the other.
Rina Mimoun: It’s Steve and Miranda on the bridge. I’m just realizing I’m obsessed with that [Sex and the City] moment! [Laughs.] But it does say something when both people are vulnerable.K.J. Steinberg: And they’re both active. It speaks to their connectedness.

TVLINE | Plus, him coming to the door tells us he’s an adult, too. He’s not going to fly off to some remote location and bury his feelings.
K.J. Steinberg: Exactly! He might try to drag her to Burning Man next year, but that’s an argument for Season 4, Episode 6. [Laughs.]

ROCHELLE AYTESTVLINE | Was the April-Marc mutual admission of their feelings a nod that — should this be a series finale — somebody gets a truly happy ending?
Rina Mimoun: We usually end with two “holy s–t!” cliffhangers, and at least one of our girls gets some kind of a bowtie. And if anyone has deserved one, it’s April. But while it’s a happy ending, there’s drama and conflict and interesting stuff between them, so we’re not screwing ourselves over if we do get a Season 4.
K.J. Steinberg: There was this quality of a Peter Pan under her nose the whole time that she didn’t even realize she needed. We wanted to put someone who irritated her in the mix, to bring out the comedy that Rochelle [Aytes] does so well.
Rina Mimoun: We definitely always have a hope and a wish for something, but on shows like this, it’s so much about chemistry. It’s a crazy character to wind up in her house, so that’s fun, but had the chemistry not burst off the screen, we had an escape route with Daniel.

TVLINE | OK, so now the question on everyone’s mind: Season 4. If you had to put odds on it… what’s your guess?
Rina Mimoun: Oh, God.
K.J. Steinberg: There are no odds. The Odds Gods don’t speak to us. They have been very quiet.
Rina Mimoun: I don’t think we’re dead in the water. But I don’t know that we’re not. [Laughs.] We haven’t gotten any strong indications of a renewal… but they haven’t told us it’s over.
K.J. Steinberg: There has been some poking around and interest. I really believe the decision has not yet been made. We aren’t privy to what they have in development or what their needs will be.
Rina Mimoun: I think the drop-dead date is sometime in October? I know it’s a while. We had no idea the Vancouver thing was coming [at this time last year] — and that was contingent on our pickup. K.J. is right. They know what they want. They’re up there in the scheduling universe, and we’ll either fit in or we won’t.

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258 Comments
  1. Semaj Debose says:

    Yay Marc and April finally together aww

    • Jackie says:

      This is one of my fave shows ever! I hope they renew it.
      Oh, and I was thinking about Savi through the whole season, I really miss her.

      • Joanna says:

        Me too. There wasn’t one moment I wasn’t thinking of her. She would have talked some sense into Joss and told her to leave the case alone. The cops can figure it out.

      • Angela says:

        The only time I thought of Savi this season were the last few episodes, thinking she may have been Luca’s killer (out of spite) to keep Joss away from Harry and mess up her friendship with Calista

        • Jada says:

          omg you’re so right that makes sense! omg that woman who was in the house kinda had the same height as Savi.

          • Carol Perri says:

            I hope it’s renewed. I want to see what happens to everyone. I never liked Joss’s character or that she & Harry are together. I LOVE Harry but not with Joss. I loved Calista’s character & would love to see her come back & be stronger then ever & become friends with the others. The ends need to be tied up & without another season, everything is left up in the air. There’s no closure. It leaves you asking, “why have I watched it this long to see it end with so many questions unanswered?”

        • Cindy says:

          I MISS SAVI TOO

        • Cindy says:

          you sure do have a point i also thought it could be Savi trying to get revenge on her sister

  2. Celeste says:

    I really hope they renew it!

    • stella S. says:

      Me too

    • Patrick says:

      I hate the way that borderline shows play chicken with the networks. They all but admit that they leave a cliffhanger so that the net won’t cancel them. Well, the net doesn’t care about the story, it cares about the numbers. Sure, maybe wrapping up the storylines is an extra inducement to cancel, but a cliffhanger does NOTHING to improve the chances of renewal. We fans blame the nets, but it is the show runners and writers who are to blame. If your show isn’t a renewal guarantee, DON’T END ON A CLIFFHANGER. Stargate SG-1 would tie up all relevant story lines, while opening the door for new possibilities at the end of every season for the last 4ish years of the show. Cliffhangers on borderline renewal shows are giant F-U’s to the fans from the producers.

  3. Erin B says:

    Please ABC! Renew it!

  4. Guest says:

    I was so pissed off because instead of mistresses being on tv tonight abc had a football game take it over! Does anyone know when a repeat of this episode will replay?

  5. Gaby says:

    Marc and April together at last was all I cared about, and of course the killer- who I KNEW killed Luca. And poor Karen and Alec. RIP Vivian. We love you. 💜💗

  6. Gaby says:

    Renew it ABC!!

  7. Cass says:

    If there isn’t a season 4 I’m going to rally for the first time in my life. There is no way this successful of a show can end like this! So excited for Summer ’16!!

  8. Alexa says:

    😲 JOSS WAS GREAT. I 💘 KAREN STORY LINE I FEEL BAD FOR CALASTA THO. AND I KNEW WILSON WAS THE KILLER THE WHOLE TIME HE FELT A LITTLE CREEPY ON ONE OF THE EPISODE… I PRAY ABC KEEP IT ON.

  9. Misty says:

    LOVE LOVE THE SHOW!!! PLEASE COME BACK ON

  10. T.W.123 says:

    Am I the only one who didn’t see Wilson’s face/ a straight forward visual confirmation that it was Wilson in Calista’s Mumu and a wig?? I trust Tvline (and have no interesting in rewinding that super creepy scene to double check anyway), but I didn’t walk with a clear impression it was Wilson? I thought it was more open ended.

    Please renew it ABC!

  11. shonta says:

    Omg literally in tears!!!! Please renew the show. I love mistresses and recorded every episode that showed! And I cried at the hospital seen and kept rewinding it….. Wow my heart will skip a beat if it don’t return!!😢😢😢

  12. Lisa says:

    Please renew. I really enjoy this show. I was not looking forward to season 3 without Savi, but it was great, and all characters stepped up. Please being back next summer!!!!

  13. Michelle says:

    Awesome ending…….but. IT CANNOT BE THE END! So many shows like this come and go….but this one has got to stay. I feel like there is so much more to this story! I mean, if we can keep Days of Our Lives and General Hospital going this freakin long, why can’t we keep this one going?!?

  14. Sheri Box says:

    I hope this show gets renewed! I love this show! Jos is my favorite so I hope she doesn’t get killed off. But glad Harry and Jos are back together.

  15. Daniela R says:

    I really hope ABC renews the show!!

  16. Shan says:

    I was skeptical of how the show would turn out without Savi but it was great! Please let there be a season 4. We can’t lose anymore Mistresses so please keep Joss alive..and Calista.A return of Savi would be nice (just for 1 epeisode so she and Joss can talk it out.)

  17. toni says:

    OMG!!!! Mistresses was absolutely awesome!!! I had completely forgotten about Wilson. I didn’t Even miss Alyssa Milano this season. Please please please make sure there’s another season.

  18. tee says:

    I don’t like april with marc not realistic or joss with harry her and savi were to close

    • Kristin says:

      Finally someone I agree with. Love the show, Karen always has a mesmerizing storyline. No chemistry between Joss and Harry. And April, who is gorgeous, looks old enough to be Marc’s mother. Jen Esposito was phenomenal but get some hot guys! Bring back Dominic! And finally Lucy is one great little actress! Renew it ABC!

    • T says:

      I don’t like April with Marc either. Daniel was the one I wanted to see her with.

    • Carol Perri says:

      I agree. Both relationships have no chemistry at all. I don’t get it.

  19. Joanne says:

    Don’t end the show!!!! I live all the brilliant twist and turns. The cast is amazing and I can’t wait for season 4!!!

  20. tee says:

    I knew it was Wilson all along

  21. Cheryl McCue says:

    I love this show & have watched it from the 1st one. I even have my Fiance’ (not a TV fan) hooked. We sidle up to the dinner table with our remote & tune in every week. We are blown away every week by the smart, and amazing writing!!! I don’t know what we would do if Mistresses ended… Mistresses offers so many situations that are true to life, invoke so many emotions; I’ve cried a lot this season, & the fashion is just the cherry on top!!!! I’m sorry to see the end of Calista, Jennifer Esposito was incredible; and made us love to hate her!!! PLEASE, PLEASE, I BEG YOU, THERE MUST BE A SEASON 4. If there isn’t we may move to Machu Picchu too!

  22. Donna says:

    Great finale…love the show…ready for season 4!!!

  23. Sandi says:

    Please ABC please renew Mistresses. Need season 4…love Harry and Joss together and Marc and April…love Karen!!!!! I need more!!!

  24. MP says:

    I actually missed Savi in this episode. There was a scene in a restaurant with April and Karen after Joss had just been released from prison and I looked at the table with the empty fourth chair and thought to myself that Savi should be sitting there. I enjoyed the Joss and Harry storyline this season more than I thought I would. I didn’t like Karen’s storyline this season, hopefully next season will be better for that. I also enjoyed Mark’s storyline with April. At least Lucy likes him! I wonder what the chances are of it getting renewed for another season.

  25. Priscilla says:

    Omg don’t get rid of colista she’s awesome I really hope if there’s a season 4 that colista will maintain a main character

  26. Kalee says:

    I was about to throw my TV out the window if Savi had turned out to be both Calista’s new layer and the actual murderer. Thankfully, Wilson in drag was worth it.

  27. V says:

    I skipped this season, but was curious if more was said about savi and how she is doing beyond the mention of her in the first episode.

  28. Julia says:

    Great season finale, great season overall…..I hope it’s renewed.
    Joss & Harry just melted my heart this episode.

  29. Safiya Lami Abdulkafeel says:

    Love Marc and April finally, yes! Joss and Harry OK but…. Calista pls don’t do it and Karen my poor poor KAREN.

    Please renew for a season four!!!!
    We love this show!!!?

  30. Betty says:

    Love the show! Kept me entertained all summer!!! Plssssssss come back for season 4~~~

  31. M. says:

    Am I the only one who didn’t like the Marc-character at all? But April’s complete storyline aside I really liked this season and think they did a very fine job without Savi in the picture.
    .
    Mistresses is one of these shows that makes you care so much for secondary characters (Vivian) that you’re crying your eyes out when they are gone. I’ll miss her.
    .
    And I’d probably even miss Calista, even though she was such a weird character. I had the feeling that she was constantly drunk and I didn’t know what to make off her most of the time, but in the moment she realized how very alone she really is, my heart went out to her.
    .
    After all I really hope for season 4.

    • Tina says:

      I didn’t mind Marc, but I kept getting distracted as he’s on episodes of 90210 screening at the moment too, and seems a little bit (to me) like the same character.

      I adored Calista – well, Jennifer Esposito, as I loved her in Blue Bloods too.

      I agree that she seemed a bit ‘off’ … I think she was just eccentric.

  32. Sherry says:

    Looking forward to season 4, hopefully fans are not dissapointed and we can get another great season. Best show ever. Well written.

  33. Tina says:

    I LOVED it!!!! Oh my goodness, please, Please PLEASE bring it back for another season! (This, and Devious Maids, are my absolute favourites!!!).

    The English version was just as good, but they killed that too soon as well … I really hope the US version can continue as there are just so many twists and turns I can think of, off the top of my head, that would see it continue for a long time.

    I was a bit disappointed that we didn’t hear anything more from Joss’ former fiancee after he got engaged to that other woman – the writers could’ve had him be fighting Joss’ lawyer along with Harry to have her released, and then for Joss to be back to square one in terms of not knowing who she loved more (with a few twists).

    Plus we never got to find out why Joss’ lawyer was a bit odd – he always seemed to be up to something.

    I adored Karen’s wardrobe all throughout the series – please can someone tell me where her clothing is from?

  34. Bon Burton says:

    Please renew Mistresses ABC!!! With this level of top-notch acting you’d be foolish to cancel. Love it!

  35. Teri says:

    WHERE is Dom????????? That’s why I watch and you only gave him a few minutes!!!

  36. stella says:

    Renew it!!! Love love the show so much! Also loved Calista.

  37. I love the show, Please bring it back!

  38. Sandy says:

    The show started slowly this season but ended with a bang. It took a couple of episodes to become engrossed, but it did become that “can’t wait until next episode” show. Definitely missed Savi, kept wondering if she would do a guest appearance to help Joss. Joss going back to the scene of the crime was a bit too unrealistic

  39. stella S. says:

    love love love the show! Please renew it!!!! Loved Calista…..

  40. Carrie says:

    I think it would be great if it were a more then just summertime show. I rarely cannot wait until next Episode, just not that kind of TV watcher, but this show gets me every time. Too short a season, would love a few more episodes

  41. Rose says:

    Please renew it and bring back savi for crying out loud!!! I don’t think Callista should kill herself but it would make it interesting to see savi meet callista for the first time before She has to ‘get away’ for awhile just so things tie up better, surely. Love this show. I impaciently wait all year for the next season like my life revolves around it… Just waiting to see what happens. I admit, I was guttered when savi wasn’t in this season 3. She brought so much to the show. I almost wasn’t going to watch the rest of season 3 because I found out that savi wouldn’t be in season 3 at all. But, I needed to see how things play out, hoping and praying she returns. Karen having a baby without savi there would feel right. Please find a way to supprize us and bring her back!!! This is way better than desperate housewives or devious maids all of them. I wouldn’t even watch those ones but mistresses got my attention. It got everyone’s attention. Keep up the great work! Looking forward to next year !!

  42. Best finale ever!!please bring show back next season

  43. Michelle says:

    Omg please please please bring back mistresses. I luvved the end. Always had my suspicion that it was Wilson and couldn’t be calista.. Omg I need a season 4!!! So much potential the way you ended season 3 with so many
    unanswered

  44. Debbie Carter says:

    I hope they kill off Joss because she should never have been with her sisters husband! Was hoping she would stay in jail where she could have been wrote off the show.

  45. Victoria says:

    Love love this show! I was soo mad the played a football game instead of the show. I’ve been waiting all week. Thank god I was able to view it on abc today! There has to be a season 4! ! !

  46. Keaisha says:

    Can’t live without a Season 4…

  47. Meghan says:

    This season finale proves that Mistresses deserves a fourth season!!! The best season so far.

  48. robandco says:

    I am so happy they are going the one new mistress per season route. I mean it’s not like I expect the show to go beyond season 4 (should it even happen), but at least they’re owning the fact that there used to be a 4th member of a group of close friends that walked away and they show that is is hard to replace someone in a group that is already established.

  49. Suzanne Chain says:

    Mistresses is the BEST summer show going! ABC would be crazy not to bring it back. Don’t disappoint your dedicated Mistresses fans! I truly look forward to summer because of this show.

  50. Cam says:

    I still can’t get over that Vivian is gone because she was such a sweet person and extremely selfless. That scene that she recorded the video was heartbreaking and when she asked to feel Karen’s stomach because she really wanted to be a Mom but couldn’t. Also, Calista is such a true friend to Joss, I don’t know how Joss hasn’t seen that all along. Calista shouldn’t kill herself, I think if it all gets straightened out they can all be friends. Calista truly loves Joss and it was also sad when Joss visited her in jail and she wished her well, plus when she told Joss that she hired and was paying her because she really had faith in her