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GROWING UP FISHER [EPISODE CHANGE]
Air Date: Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Time Slot: 9:31 PM-10:00 PM EST on NBC
Episode Title: "BLIND MAN'S BLUFF"
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"GROWING UP FISHER"

(X) "BLIND MAN'S BLUFF"

03/04/2014 (09:31PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : THE ARRIVAL OF MEL'S GUIDE DOG, ELVIS, PRESENTS BOTH OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FISHER MEN - After years of cleverly hiding his blindness, with Elvis now at his side, Mel (J.K. Simmons) must reveal he is blind to his biggest client without losing his business. At the same time, when Henry (Eli Baker) borrows Mel's guide dog, he is mistaken for being blind, but then decides to keep up the misconception after winning the attention of a pretty girl (guest star Haley Pullos). Meanwhile, when Joyce's (Jenna Elfman) 25-year-old grad school study partner (guest star Ginger Gonzaga) validates Joyce as cool, Katie (Ava Deluca-Verley) starts to see her mother in a new light. Lance Lim also stars. Voice over by Jason Bateman. Bill Fagerbakke, Isabela Moner, Carla Jimenez, Ginger Gonzaga and Daniel Hugh Kelly guest star. TV-PG L

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GROWING UP FISHER (NBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/23/14 - 6/11/14
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/9/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, July 2013) Jenna Elfman has been cast in the upcoming NBC comedy "Growing Up Fisher." Elfman will play the role of Joyce Fisher, the wife of Mel Fisher (J.K. Simmons) - the proud family patriarch who does not let his blindness affect him as a father, husband and breadwinner. Elfman recently appeared on NBC's "1600 Penn" and is best known for her role on "Dharma and Greg," for which she garnered a Golden Globe Award, three Emmy Award nominations. "Growing Up Fisher" (formerly known as "The Family Guide") is from Universal Television and Aggregate Films. It is executive produced by DJ Nash, Jim Garavente and Jason Bateman, who also serves as narrator. The series will premiere in midseason for NBC.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ava Deluca-Verley as Katie Fisher
· Eli Baker as Henry Fisher
· J.K. Simmons as Mel Fisher
· Jason Bateman as Narrator (Voice)
· Jenna Elfman as Joyce Fisher
· Lance Lim as Runyen
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Parker Posey as Joyce Fisher (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
· David Schwimmer as DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Bateman as EP
· Jim Garavente as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Aggregate Films
· Universal Television