ABC Upcoming Episode Press Release - Various Shows - 25th April 2016 By Nirat Anop (April 25, 2016, 9:45 pm)
The Family - Episode 1.12 - What Took So Long (Season Finale)
“What Took So Long” – Claire finally realizes what Adam and Ben endured when she visits the hell hole-like tomb where they were kept, exploding with grief, anger and frustration. Meanwhile Jane looks to make a getaway as Nina closes in on Doug’s location, and Agent Clements’ time is running out. Hank comes face to face with his inner demons, and one phone call shatters Ben’s world, forcing him to tackle an uncertain destiny, on “The Family,” SUNDAY, MAY 15 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
“The Family” stars Joan Allen stars as Claire Warren, Alison Pill as Willa Warren, Rupert Graves as John Warren, Margot Bingham as Detective Nina Meyer, Liam James as Ben/Adam Warren, Andrew McCarthy as Hank Asher, Zach Gilford as Danny Warren, Floriana Lima as Bridey Cruz, Madeleine Arthur as Young Willa and Rarmian Newton as Young Danny.
Guest starring are Felix Solis as Gus, Matthew Lawler as Agent Gabe Clements, Zoe Perry as Jane Cardone, Luke Slattery as Adam and Ana Maria Jomoica as Agent Lisa Davis
Jenna Bans wrote the story for “What Took So Long” with a teleplay by Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain. The director was Paul McGuigan.
“The Package” — Ben agrees to help Rhys with one of their biggest cons to date: to break Leah Wells (Nia Vardalos) out of FBI custody. Meanwhile, Sophie asks Alice and the AVI team to help a friend get out of a very bad contract, and, in doing so, they learn that Sophie has a few more tricks up her sleeve, on “The Catch,” THURSDAY, MAY 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
“The Catch” stars Mireille Enos as Alice Vaughan, Peter Krause as Benjamin Jones, Alimi Ballard as Reginald Lennox, III, Jay Hayden as Danny Yoon, Jacky Ido as Agent Jules Dao, Rose Rollins as Valerie Anderson, Sonya Walger as Margot Bishop and Elvy Yost as Sophie Novak.
Guest stars Nia Vardalos as Leah Wells.
“The Package” was written by Jon Dorsey and Greg Goetz and directed by Bill D’Elia.
“Daddy Dre-Care”– The flu is going around the Johnson household, and with things in flux at work, Dre tries to avoid catching the bug at all costs. Dre has to step up and take care of the whole family. Ruby is in quarantine with Bow, and she learns a lot about her mother-in-law. Meanwhile, the kids want Bow to take care of them and resist Dre’s help, on “black-ish,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network.
“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 Jenifer Lewis as Ruby.
Guest starring is Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens, Jeff Meacham as Josh, Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy and Issac Ryan Brown as Young Dre.
“Daddy Dre-Care” was written by Jonathan Groff and directed by Kenya Barris.
“Crazy Train” – Dede is getting remarried, and Manny convinces the family to take the train up to the wedding. Jay could not be more ecstatic that Dede has moved on for good but his overenthusiasm might come back and bite him later. Claire and Mitchell work on their toast while Phil and Cam geek out over their favorite author, who is also on the train. Luke and Manny go a little girl crazy; Gloria gets stuck in coach; and Alex gets caught up in the romance of the train herself, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network
“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett and Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett.
Guest starring are Simon Templeman as Simon Hastings, Jay Johnston as Carl, Sandra Purpuro as Donna, Dominic Sherwood as James, Lindsey Gort as Cindy, Mike Ostroski as Man in Suit, Edward James Gage as Porter, Fred Cross as Ticket Taker and Shelley Long as Dede Pritchett.
“Crazy Train” was written by Jon Pollack and Ryan Walls, and directed by Jim Hensz.
“Big Orange” – Barry’s favorite shirt is hated by Beverly and girlfriend Lainey, so they hatch a plan together to destroy it. Once his shirt goes missing, Barry asks Adam and Erica to investigate. Meanwhile, Murray decides to tear down the family tree house, leaving Adam distraught, on “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), 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, AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis with George Segal (“Just Shoot Me”) as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) as Murray Goldberg.
Guest starring is Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz, Matt Bush as Andy Cogan, Noah Munck as Naked Rob, Alex Jennings as Carla and Hayley Orrantia as 9th grade Erica.
“Big Orange” was written by Rob Lieber and directed by David Katzenberg.
“Find My Hecks” – Now that summer vacation has begun for Sue and Axl, and they are both back at home, Frankie and Mike attempt to set a curfew for them after they end up coming home from a party at 2 a.m. But after arguing that they don’t have a curfew while away at college and won’t abide by the rule, Frankie comes up with an idea that will clandestinely let her know where both of them are at all times. Meanwhile, as middle school graduation nears, Brick desperately tries to discover who he’s up against for class valedictorian, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), 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 are Casey Burke as Cindy, Lauri Johnson as Mrs. Hilsabeck, Pam Trotter as Ms. Conrad, Ethan Lee as Sangwoo, Katherine Landry as Sashi, Nick Alvarez as head bully and Brice Fisher as underling bully.
”Find My Hecks” was written by Roy Brown and directed by Phil Traill.
The Real O'Neals - Episode 1.11 - The Real Other Woman
“The Real Other Woman” – When Eileen pushes Kenny to get a job, she starts to feel jealous when he starts to work as a tutor and instantly starts to bond with the student’s mom. As Kenny starts to spend more time away from home, Eileen realizes she’ll need to make some changes if she wants her relationship with Kenny to improve. Meanwhile, Pat wants to bond more with the kids but makes some questionable choices in trying to become the fun parent, on “The Real O’Neals” TUESDAY, MAY 10 (8:30–9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
Guest starring Tim Gunn as himelf, Emily Rutherfurd as Sandra, Mary-Kathleen Gordon as Minister, Jeremy Lawson as Jesus and Jacob Melton as Jonathan.
“The Real O’Neals” stars Martha Plimpton as Eileen, Jay R. Ferguson as Pat, Noah Galvin as Kenny, Matt Shively as Jimmy, Bebe Wood as Shannon and Mary Hollis Inboden as Aunt Jodi.
“The Real Other Woman” was written by Kevin Biegel and directed by Rebecca Asher.
“Gotta Be Me” – Louis helps Emery become the cool kid at school and Jessica chaperones Eddie’s field trip to Colonial Floridatowne, proving that she can be a fun mom, on ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” airing on TUESDAY, MAY 10 (8:00–8:30 p.m. EDT).
Inspired by a true story, “Fresh Off the Boat” stars Randall Park as Louis, Constance Wu as Jessica, Hudson Yang as Eddie, Forrest Wheeler as Emery, Ian Chen as Evan and Chelsey Crisp as Honey.
Guest starring are Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang, Ray Wise as Marvin, Prophet Bolden as Walter, Trevor Larcom as Trent, Dash Williams as Brian, Evan Hannemann as Barefoot Dave, David Goldman as Principal Hunter, Annie O’Donnell as Madeline, Chet Grissom as Mr. Dunn, Matthew Bennett as Corey, Will Babbitt as Sandy, Liam Seib as Chad, Rebecca Berman as Pioneer Leslie, Maria Bamford as Principal Thomas and Yolanda Snowball as Ms. Cleworth.
“Gotta Be Me” was written by David Smithyman and directed by Ken Whittingham.