A funny thing happens to something when it goes across the Atlantic and across the continent. It turns sunnier, cheerier; even deep personal turmoil seems kind of fun.
At least, that's what happened to "Mistresses" when it leaped from London to Los Angeles. The American version debuts Monday (June 3) on ABC; here's the story I sent to papers:
By MIKE HUGHES
Leaping out of a 100-channel universe,
some ABC titles seize attention.