BECKY FREELEY NAVIGATES A CAREER AS A HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR AT HER ALMA MATER, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "MISS GUIDED," AIRING TUESDAY, MARCH 18 ON ABC
"Homecoming" -- In the premiere episode of "Miss Guided," Becky Freeley (Judy Greer) returns to her alma mater as a guidance counselor after having finally conquered the awkward, traumatic world of high school. With her orthodontia and teenage insecurities a distant memory, Becky deftly navigates the uncertainties of troubled students, and an often troubling faculty, certain of one thing � her desperate attraction to hot mechanic-turned-Spanish-teacher, Tim (Kristoffer Polaha). Now that Becky might finally get the upper hand in life and love, she is shocked to discover that the newly-hired English teacher is none other than her high school nemesis, Lisa Germain (Brooke Burns). Lisa is a smart, stunning beauty and, suddenly, Becky is forced to relive her past and compete for Tim's affection, on the series premiere of "Miss Guided," airing TUESDAY, MARCH 18 (10:30-11:00 p.m., ET), on The ABC Television Network.
Editor's Note: This episode was previously titled "Pilot."
"Miss Guided" stars Judy Greer as Becky Freeley, Brooke Burns as Lisa Germain, Kristoffer Polaha as Tim O'Malley, Earl Billings as Principal Huffy and Chris Parnell as Vice Principal Bruce Terry.
Guest starring in "Homecoming" are Jonathan Sadowski as Gary, Chad Broskey as Shane, Chelsea Harris as Allison, Daryl Sabara as Russell, Samantha Gray Hissong as Heidi, Vanessa Marano as Kelly, A.J. Noel as the whiny band geek, Christian Serratos as the weeping cheerleader, Jesse Fremont Allis as the angry delinquent, Tom Choi as Ed, Tim Bagley as Peter, Tiffany Hines as the pretty student, Juan Carlos Cantu as the janitor, Jane Galloway Heitz as the lunch lady and Lauren Gates as the thin girl.
"Homecoming" was written by Caroline Williams and directed by Todd Holland.
The series is executive produced by Emmy Award-winning director Todd Holland, Karey Burke, Mark Hudis, Ashton Kutcher, Jason Goldberg and co-executive produced by creator Caroline Williams. "Miss Guided" is produced by 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.
"Miss Guided" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.