JAKE�S FRESHLY DIVORCED BUDDY IS BACK IN TOWN AND READY TO HIT
THE DATING SCENE -- JAKE PHILLIPS STYLE-- ON ABC�S �JAKE IN PROGRESS�
�The Annie-dote� � Mark (Dondre Whitfield), an old college friend, drops back into Jake�s life when he goes through a difficult divorce and looks to Jake for tips on re-entering the singles scene. Meanwhile, Jake�s other old college friend, Adrian, begins to feel like the third wheel he was back in the day; Jake thinks a guys night out is exactly what he needs as he tries to forget Annie � despite the fact that she mysteriously keeps calling him -- and Naomi tries to juggle her crazy work life with motherhood, on �Jake in Progress,� MONDAY, JANUARY 16 (9:30-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
�Jake in Progress� stars John Stamos as Jake, Rick Hoffman as Patrick, Ian Gomez as Adrian, Wendie Malick as Naomi, Charlotte Ross as Annie and Dondre T. Whitfield as Mark.
Guest starring are Margaret Welsh as Caitlin, David Hornsby as Kenny, Brian George as Arthur, Lou George as Dave, Heidi Marnhout as Erin, Delaney Keefe as Julia, Nicki Norris as Caryn, Hope Riley as attractive woman and Amy Miller as impressed girl.
�The Annie-dote� was written by Bob Kushell & Austin Winsberg. Michael Spiller directed.
�Jake in Progress� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
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