ABC Upcoming Episode Press Releases - Various Shows - 9th March 2015 By Bradley Adams (March 9, 2015, 6:15 pm)
Modern Family, Scandal, The Middle, The Goldbergs, Secrets and Lies, Black-ish, Forever, Fresh Off The Boat
Black-ish - Episode 1.17 - 30 Something
“30 Something” – Things begin to fall apart, in more ways than one, when Dre hurts himself playing basketball right before his 40th birthday. He hands the planning of his big party over to his much younger, hipper assistant, fearing he really is getting too old to be cool. Bow and Ruby face off over who can get Dre the best gift, and the kids try to figure out what to give their dad for his special day, on “black-ish,” WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Jermaine Dupri appears as himself.
“black-ish” stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson and special guest star, Laurence Fishburne.
Guest starring are Jermaine Dupri as himself, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens, Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy, Jeff Meacham as Josh, and Allen Maldonado as Curtis.
“30 Something” was written by Courtney Lilly and directed by John Fortenberry.
Modern Family - Episode 6.18 - Spring Break
“Spring Break” – Spring break has Claire doing some spring cleaning, while Phil struggles with not being a spring chicken when Luke starts outperforming him at seemingly everything. Haley takes Alex to a music festival to take her mind off of colleges, and Gloria and Jay challenge one another to give up Spanish soap operas and cigars respectively. However, when Gloria accompanies Cameron to his faculty talent show, she projects the soapy drama she craves onto Cam’s rivalry with Senor Kaplan, and Jay tags along with Mitchell to pick up Lily from camp so he can sneak a smoke, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sofia Vergara as Gloria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Nolan Gould as Luke, Ariel Winter as Alex, Rico Rodriguez as Manny and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily.
Guest cast includes Will Sasso as Senor Kaplan, Alyson Reed as Angela, Grace Rowe as Mrs. Bay, Perry Anzilotti as Stan, Wayne Alon Scott as Security Guard, Emma Loewen as Little Girl, Rachel Sterling as Nurse, Ayumi Iizuka as Den Mother, Ashlyn Faith Williams as Scout #1, Rigel Blue as Scout #2, Aubree Young as Sydney, Gregory Thirloway as Kurt, Marshall Givens as Roger and Troy Blendell as Dennis.
“Spring Break” was written by Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh, and directed by Gail Mancuso.
The Goldbergs - Episode 2.16 - The Lost Boy
"The Lost Boy" - While attending a Phillies baseball game, Murray says Adam is old enough to leave his seat on his own. But when a nervous Adam leaves, he immediately gets flustered and ultimately gets lost at the stadium. Elsewhere, a happy Beverly tags along with Erica and Barry to the mall but on their drive home, she gets into an argument, makes the kids pull over and gets out of the car. Sick and tired of Beverly constantly guilting them, Barry and Erica drive off leaving her alone, on "The Goldbergs," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Goldbergs" stars Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaids") as Beverly Goldberg, Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille") as adult Adam Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile ("Good Luck Chuck") as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia ("The X Factor") as Erica Goldberg, with George Segal ("Just Shoot Me") as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") as Murray Goldberg.
Guest starring is J. Anthony Pena as Glen (Security Guard #1), Larry Joe Campbell as Paul (Security Guard #2), Diedrich Bader as Lou, Austin Kane as Lou Jr., Troy Winbush Officer Punchinski, Ben Zelevansky as Dale.
"The Lost Boy" was written by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa and directed by David Katzenberg.
The Middle - Episode 6.17 - The Waiting Game
"The Waiting Game" - Sue tries to clear her head by making potpourri Sue-venir sachets to give away to her classmates, while Frankie is on pins and needles as they nervously wait to find out if Sue has been accepted to any of the colleges she applied to. Meanwhile, Brick kicks Axl out of the bedroom and into the dining room as he attempts to find some peace and serenity so that he can attempt to write a novel, and Mike refuses to admit that he was rocking out in his car and singing at the top of his lungs - even after his whole family witnessed him doing it, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue and Atticus Shaffer as Brick.
Guest starring is Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig.
"The Waiting Game" was written by Katy Ballard and directed by Danny Salles.
Forever - Episode 1.18 - Dead Men Tell Long Tales
“Dead Men Tell Long Tales” -- When the owner of a treasure hunting salvage company is murdered, the investigation leads Henry and Jo on a chase to find the missing ship’s gold and the killer, but they unearth a lot more than they bargained for. Ironically, the ship is the one where Henry was first killed. Meanwhile, Jo discovers romance as she is pursued by the handsome, charming Isaac Monroe, a very wealthy entrepreneur who is initially thought to be a person of interest in the crime. Their mutual attraction and chemistry is undeniable. What will happen between one of New York’s most eligible bachelors and the street smart detective who is trying to move past her beloved husband’s death? Finally, Adam reappears to offer his take on how Henry and he can finally rid of themselves of their curse, on “Forever,” TUESDAY, MARCH 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
Forever” stars Ioan Gruffudd as Henry, Judd Hirsch as Abe, Alana De La Garza as Detective Jo Martinez, Lorraine Toussaint as Lt. Joanne Reece, Donnie Keshawarz as Detective Hanson and Joel David Moore as Lucas.
Guest starring are Cuba Gooding, Jr. as Isaac Monroe, Burn Gorman (“Game of Thrones”) as Adam/Anonymous Caller, Luke Robertson as Davey, Don McManus as George, Kate Rogal as Margo,
“Dead Men Tell Long Tales” is written by John Enbom and directed by Antonio Negret.
Fresh Off the Boat - Episode 1.09 - License to Sell
"License to Sell" - Jessica puts off taking the exam for her real estate license because she fears she isn't good enough to compete with Orlando's top realtor. Eddie looks to Louis for advice on how to win over older girl Nicole (guest star Luna Blaise), but puts his own spin on his dad's suggestions, on "Fresh Off the Boat," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 (8:00-8:30 p.m. ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Fresh Off the Boat" stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery and Ian Chen as Evan. Eddie Huang provides THE VOICE over narration.
Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Chelsea Crisp as Honey, Luna Blaise as Nicole, Arden Myrin as Ashley Alexander, Beth Dover as Kim, Alex Quijano as Officer Bryson, Connor Rosen as Bed-Wetter Doug, Evan Hannermann as Barefoot Dave, Prophet Bolden as Walter, and Stephanie Nash as Mrs. Kranzer.
"License to Sell" was written by Camilla Blackett. Alisa Statman directed.
Cristela - Episode 1.18 - Latino 101
"Latino 101" - Trent picks CRISTELA to sit at his table for the trial of a landlord accused of not renting to minorities. But his reason for doing so - to show a minority on the landlord's side - backfires on him, and CRISTELA must decide whether to use an advantage she did not earn through hard work. Meanwhile, as Alberto starts bonding with Natalia, Daniela becomes suspicious that perhaps he's "using Ama to get in good with Cristela," on "Cristela," FRIDAY, MARCH 27 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Cristela" stars CRISTELA Alonzo as Cristela, Carlos Ponce as Felix, Maria Canals-Barrera as Daniela, Terri Hoyos as Natalia, Andrew Leeds as Josh, Sam McMurray as Trent, Justine Lupe as Maddie, Jacob Guenther as Henry, and Isabella Day as Isabella. Stand-up sensation Gabriel Iglesias ("The Fluffy Movie") appears in a recurring role as Alberto.
"Latino 101" was written by Peter Murrieta and directed by Ted Wass.
Scandal - Episode 4.17 - Put A Ring on It
“Put A Ring On It” – When Michael gets himself in a bad situation, the Gladiators launch into damage control and put pressure on Cyrus to move up the wedding. Meanwhile, David takes the first step in executing his plan to take down B613, on “Scandal,” THURSDAY, MARCH 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“Scandal” stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Jacob “Jake” Ballard.
Guest cast TBA.
“Put A Ring On It” was written by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Regina King.
Secrets and Lies - Episode 1.06 - The Confession
"The Confession" - The vigilante stalking Ben ups the ante and begins a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Desperate about his family's safety, Ben begrudgingly accepts Detective Cornell's offer of protection for Christy and his daughters, while refusing any police surveillance for himself. Having temporarily moved in with his friend and confidante Dave, Ben thinks he has managed to escape Cornell's laser-like focus for a while, only to find that he is forced to re-live his past mistakes while fighting for his life, on "Secrets and Lies," airing SUNDAY, MARCH 29 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Secrets and Lies" stars Ryan Phillippe as Ben Crawford, Juliette Lewis as Detective Cornell, KaDee Strickland as Christy Crawford, Natalie Martinez as Jess Murphy, Dan Fogler as Dave Lindsey, Indiana Evans as Natalie Crawford and Belle Shouse as Abby Crawford.
Guest starring are Melissa Gilbert as Lisa Daly, GregAlan Williams as Kevin Williams, Tad Cooley as Matt Daly, Dillon Lane as Tyler Daly and Sean Grandillo as Cooper.
"The Confession" was written by Chitra Elizabeth Sampath and directed by Kate Dennis.