ROBERTA STEPS IN TO BRING GALAVANT AND KING RICHARD BACK TO THEIR SENSES WHILE ISABELLA BANISHES WOODWORM FROM HORTENSIA ON ABC'S "GALAVANT"
"Giants vs. Dwarves" and "About Last Knight" Air Sunday, January 17
"Giants vs. Dwarves" -- Galavant is fed up with Richard after he trades the Jewel of Valencia for a dragon and travels to find the giants on his own. They are not at all what he expected but are willing to help under one condition - he must help them defeat the dwarves. When they met face to face, Galavant is in for not one but two surprises. Roberta steps in to help bring both men to their senses and attempts to resolve the issues between the dwarves and giants. Gareth tells Sid about his feelings for Madalena. Sid warns Gareth against confessing his feelings, but he is determined, which ultimately leads to a dangerous situation for one of the men. Woodworm sends Isabella to Princess Jubilee's palace to hand deliver her invitation to her wedding. Things don't go as planned especially when the crown on Isabella's head is accidentally broken, on "Galavant," airing SUNDAY, JANUARY 17 (8:00--8:30 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
"About Last Knight" -- Just as their travels hit a new low, Galavant, along with Richard and Roberta, stumbles upon his father, Sir Arnold Galavant. While Richard prepares for battle by training at Arnold's knight school, Galavant learns a few things about the man who abandoned him as a child. Madalena tries to make Gareth's birthday the best day ever, but his idea of a fun time is getting into a bar fight. Isabella returns to Hortensia and banishes Woodworm. Sid, now a wanted man in Valencia, flees to the Forest of Coincidence where he meets Woodworm. Their chance encounter sparks an evil plan. Sid stabs someone with his sword, on "Galavant," airing SUNDAY, JANUARY 17 (8:30--9:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
"Galavant" stars Joshua Sasse as Galavant, Timothy Omundson as King Richard, Vinnie Jones as Gareth, Mallory Jansen as Madalena, Karen David as Isabella and Luke Youngblood as Sid. The ten-episode series will run each Sunday night for five-consecutive weeks.
"Giants vs. Dwarves" was written by Don Kopelman and directed by Declan Lowney. Guest stars are Genevieve Allenbury as Queen of Valencia, Stanley Townsend as King of Valencia, Clare Foster as Roberta, Nick Frost as Andre, Muzz Khan as Barry, Robert Lindsay as Wormwood, Sheridan Smith as Princess Jubilee, Owen Brazendale as Titan, Stewart James as Dwarf Scott, Chris Patrick-Simpson as Tim, James Rockey as Jubilee Guard and Will Teller as Giant Jeremy.
"About Last Knight" was written by Scott Weinger and directed by Paul Murphy. Guest stars are Genevieve Allenbury as Queen of Valencia, Stanley Townsend as King of Valencia, Kemaal Deen-Ellis as Prince Harry, Clare Foster as Roberta, Muzz Khan as Barry, Robert Lindsay as Wormwood, Greg Wise as Arnold Galavant, Saikat Ahamed as Valencian Peasant 1, Neal Barry as Salesman, Samuel Burton as Serf, Marc Danbury as Bar Patron 1, Earth-G as Hortensian Bishop, Jason Rochefort as Scary Guy, Aaron Turner as Valencian Peasant 3 and Joanna Wake as Old Lady.
AFTER ALLISON LEARNS THAT KEN HASN’T HAD A PHYSICAL IN YEARS, JULIE INSISTS ON GIVING HIM ONE TO PROVE HER PROFESSIONALISM, ON ABC’S “DR. KEN”
“Ken’s Physical” – Allison is upset to find out that Ken hasn’t had a physical in years and urges him to do so. Ken asks Julie to sign that he’s had a physical, but Julie insists on doing the real thing due to her professionalism. After the physical, Julie learns that Ken is suffering from moments of high stress – he blames Allison at first, but then they both realize it’s due to their kids and their growing concerns. Meanwhile, Molly is having trouble holding down a job to earn money to go to skiing, but uses her entrepreneurial spirit to make the den’s bathroom available to a nearby film crew – much to her parents’ dismay, on “Dr. Ken,” FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 (8:31–9:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
“Dr. Ken” stars Ken Jeong as Dr. Ken, Suzy Nakamura as Allison, Tisha Campbell-Martin as Damona, Jonathan Slavin as Clark, Kate Simses as Julie, Albert Tsai as Dave, Krista Marie Yu as Molly, and Dave Foley as Pat.
Guest starring are Beth Crosby as Barb Rutledge, Morgan Peter Brown as Andy Rutledge, and Marques Ray as Juan-Julio.
“Ken’s Physical” was written by Paul A. Kaplan & Mark Torgrove and directed by Victor Gonzalez. Executive producers are Mike Sikowitz, John Davis and John Fox. Ken Jeong and Mike O’Connell are co-executive producers. “Dr. Ken” is produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.
DRE AND BOW MEET THE NEW MAN IN RUBY’S LIFE, AND DRE FINDS ANY REASON TO DISLIKE HIM WHILE JUNIOR MEETS A GIRL ON A DATING SITE, ON ABC’S “black-ish”
“Old Digger”– Dre has never had a problem with Pops dating, but when it comes to Ruby, he won’t let anyone come between them. When Ruby invites Dre and Bow to meet the new man in her life, Dre immediately goes on the defensive and finds any reason to dislike him. Once Pops learns that Ruby’s suitor is the real deal, he comes up with a plan to distract her. Meanwhile, Junior meets a girl on a dating site, and Zoey, Jack and Diane convince him he’s being scammed, so they devise a plan to meet “the girl” in person, on “black-ish,” WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EST) 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 Laurence Fishburne as Pops.
Guest starring is Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens, Jeff Meacham as Josh, Allen Maldonado as Curtis, Catherine Reitman as Lucy and Issac Ryan Brown as Young Dre.
“Old Digger”was written by Steven White and directed by Linda Mendoza.
“black-ish” was created by Kenya Barris and is executive-produced by Barris, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland and E. Brian Dobbins. The series is produced by ABC Studios.
AXL GETS A TASTE OF THE REAL WORLD WHEN HIS FIRST DAY AS A BUSINESS INTERN AT LITTLE BETTY DOES NOT GO AS PLANNED, AND SUE’S PROFESSOR CHALLENGES HER TO STOP SEEING THE WORLD THROUGH ROSE-COLORED GLASSES FOR A WRITING ASSIGNMENT, ON ABC’S “THE MIDDLE”
“Birds of a Feather” – Axl has big plans for his first day as a business intern at Little Betty. But his dreams of coming up with new ideas for the snack-making company go out the window when he’s reduced to doing menial tasks for an ungrateful boss. Meanwhile, while having to listen to Frankie complain about how much she hates working for the new dental-office owners, Smile Superstars International, Cindy informs Mike that she has kissed another boy and that he has to break the news to Brick; and Sue’s professor challenges her to stop seeing the world through rose-colored glasses and really open up and hone in on her critical thinking for a writing assignment, on “The Middle,” WEDNESDAY, January 13 (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 Jack McBrayer as Dr. Goodwin, Josh Cooke as Professor Grant, Alan Ruck as Jack Kershaw, Casey Burke as Cindy, Will Green as activist, Carolyn Wilson as female employee, Melanie Haynes as angry patient and Jaret Martino as student #1.
”Birds of a Feather” was written by Tim Hobert and directed by Victor Nelli.
BEVERLY’S PLAN TO RECONNECT WITH ERICA AND BARRY BACKFIRES ON ABC’S “THE GOLDBERGS”
“Baio and Switch” – Beverly decides to volunteer for Hands Across America in an attempt to get closer with Barry and Erica. She gets them to spoil her with affection after she promises an appearance from Scott Baio, but the plan fails. Meanwhile, Adam gets himself into a sticky situation when he promises to take his best friend and his girlfriend, Dana, to the school dance, on “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST) 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 Jennifer Irwin as Virginia Kremp, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, Natalie Alyn Lind as Dana Caldwell, Stephanie Katherine Grant as Emmy Mirsky, Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins, Christopher Boyer as Ben Franklin Dude and Jacob Hopkins as Chad Kremp.
“Baio and Switch” was written by Alex Barnow and directed by David Katzenberg.
“The Goldbergs” was written by Adam F. Goldberg (“Breaking In,” “Fanboys”). Executive producers are Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson, Alex Barnow, Marc Firek, David Katzenberg and David Guarascio. “The Goldbergs” is produced by Adam Sandler and Doug Robinson’s Happy Madison TV and Adam F. Goldberg Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.
ANNE BEGINS THE FRUSTRATING PROCESS OF TRYING TO GET THE AUTHORITIES TO ACTIVELY INVESTIGATE THE CRIME AGAINST HER SON, TAYLOR, AND LESLIE WORKS TO POSITION THE SCHOOL AHEAD OF THE FORMING INVESTIGATION, ON ABC’S “AMERICAN CRIME”
“Season Two: Episode Two” – Hours after Anne places a 911 call seeking help for her son, Taylor, she begins the byzantine process of getting authorities to pay attention to the alleged crime. Meanwhile, Leslie works to position The Leyland School ahead of the forming investigation; Terri has an intervention with son Kevin; and Eric’s true self is revealed, on “American Crime,” WEDNESDAY, January 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.
“American Crime” stars Felicity Huffman as Leslie Graham, Timothy Hutton as Dan Sullivan, Lili Taylor as Anne Blaine, Elvis Nolasco as Chris Dixon, Trevor Jackson as Kevin LaCroix, Connor Jessup as Taylor Blaine, Joey Pollari as Eric Tanner, Angelique Rivera as Evy Dominguez and Regina King as Terri LaCroix.
Guest starring are Faran Tahir as Rhys Bashir, Sky Van Vliet as Becca Sullivan, Mone’t Chandler as Val Wright, Brent Anderson as Curt Tanner, Emily Bergl as Lilah Tanner, Ty Dornan as Peter Tanner, Christopher Stanley as Charles, Stephanie Sigman as Monica Salazar, Ashley Wood as Det. Fred Krasno, Bryan Pitts as Det. Ken Williams, Lynn Blackburn as Cammy Ross, Dylan Ramos as Mateo, Renwick Scott as Sean, Reis Myers McCormick as Burrows, Stewart McGregor as citizen, Sandy Avila as citizen #2, Evelyn Hurley as citizen #3, Rey Herrera as Dr. Esposito, Constance Jones as Dr. Lewis, Trenton Rostedt as enraged driver, Merrilee McCommas as Grace, Tom Dooley as Nicholson, Jennifer Paige Black as Nurse Wells, Derek Israel as Officer Roberts, Ammie Leonards as Officer Sanders, Byron Brown as Sam Phelps, Jeffrey Schmidt as Seth, Matthew Phillips as Vince and Jason Small as Wayne.
“Season Two: Episode Two” was written by John Ridley and directed by Clement Virgo.