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IMAGINARY MARY
Air Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#101) "The Mom Seal"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

ALICE IS ON MOM DUTY FOR THE FIRST TIME, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'IMAGINARY MARY'

"The Mom Seal" - When Ben asks Alice to help him with her first mom-like task to pick up Bunny from dance class, Mary quickly discovers the simplest parental tasks are fraught with difficulty. Afterwards, Ben is disappointed when Alice tells him she can't help with the kids anymore, but things change when Andy enlists Alice's help to overcome his fear of taking a driving test, on the season premiere of "Imaginary Mary," TUESDAY, APRIL 4 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

"Imaginary Mary" stars Jenna Elfman as Alice, Stephen Schneider as Ben, Rachel Dratch as Mary (VO), Nicholas Coombe as Andy, Matreya Scarrwener as Dora and Erica Tremblay as Bunny.

Guest starring is Diana Bang as Gigi, Dave Peniuk as Doctor, Nathan Jean as Man, Bronwen Smith as Megan, Aaron Hutchinson as Paramedic, Gabriel Vill as Waiter, Bethany Brown as Uninformed Millenial and Roberta Gardoni as Frazzled Mom.

"The Mom Seal" was written by Sarah Haskins & Emily Halpern and directed by Shawn Levy.

The live action/CGI hybrid comes from "The Goldbergs" team Adam F. Goldberg (writer/executive producer), David Guarascio (writer/executive producer) and Doug Robinson (executive producer). Mary CG animation is designed by Patrick Osborne (creator of Academy Award-winning animated short, "The Feast"), who is also executive producer. The pilot was directed by Shawn Levy ("Arrival," "Night at the Museum," "Cheaper by the Dozen"), who is also executive producer.

The series is a co-production with Sony Pictures Television, Happy Madison and ABC Studios.

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IMAGINARY MARY (ABC)
Premieres Wednesday, March 29
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/29/17 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
series order cut from 13 to nine episodes on 9/28/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, January 2017) Alice (Jenna Elfman) is a fiercely independent career woman whose life is turned upside-down when she meets the love of her life - a divorced father with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as a child suddenly reappears to help her navigate the transition from single girl to a woman ready for a family. The series stars Jenna Elfman ("Dharma and Greg") as Alice, Stephen Schneider as Ben, Rachel Dratch ("Saturday Night Live") as Mary (VO), Nicholas Coombe as Andy, Matreya Scarrwener as Dora and Erica Tremblay as Bunny.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Erica Tremblay as Bunny
· Jenna Elfman as Alice
· Jillian Bell
· Matreya Scarrwener as Dora
· Nicholas Coombe as Andy
· Rachel Dratch as Mary (Voice)
· Stephen Schneider as Ben
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· David Guarascio as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Patrick Osborne as CRTR/EP
· Shawn Levy as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television