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DOWNWARD DOG [PROGRAM CHANGE]
Air Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time Slot: 10:01 PM-10:30 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#107) "Getting What You Always Wanted"
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NAN'S NATIONAL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IS JEOPARDIZED BY A PENIS PHOTO, AND MARTIN DECIDES TO TAKE OUT PEPPER, ON 'DOWNWARD DOG'

"Getting What You Always Wanted" - Nan's long-anticipated national campaign is hours away from launching in Times Square on the Jumbotron, when an overwrought Nan discovers an algorithm has been flipped, and instead of blocking penis photos from the photo feed it will choose them, which could torpedo the whole campaign. Meanwhile, Martin decides to reduce Nan's stress by taking out his sworn enemy, Pepper, to unexpected results, on "Downward Dog," TUESDAY, JUNE 27 (10:01-10:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

"Downward Dog" stars Allison Tolman as Nan, Lucas Neff ("Raising Hope") as Jason, Nan's ex-boyfriend; Kirby Howell-Baptiste ("Love") as Jenn, Nan's best friend and co-worker; and Barry Rothbart ("The Wolf of Wall Street") as Kevin, Nan's boss.

Guest starring Maria Bamford as Pepper, Ayden Mayeri as Gwen, Michelle Veintimilla as Sam, Siovhan Christensen as Keira and Ned as Martin.

"Getting What You Always Wanted" is written by Laura Kittrell and directed by Paul Murphy.

"Downward Dog" series creators Michael Killen and Samm Hodges executive produce with Mosaic's Jimmy Miller and Sam Hansen, and Animal Media's Kathy Dzubiek. Showrunners Kat Likkel and John Hoberg also executive produce. The series is produced by Legendary Television and ABC Studios. It is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound.

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DOWNWARD DOG (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/17/17 - 6/27/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2016-2017 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 6/23/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2017) All-new comedy "Downward Dog" will premiere in a special sneak peek WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), following the season finale of "Modern Family." (Editors Please Note: "black-ish" will air its season finale Wednesday, May 10). The series, the first network comedy to have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, will move to its regular time period, Tuesday nights at 8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT, beginning May 23, on The ABC Television Network. Based on a web series, "Downward Dog" follows the day-to-day life of Nan (Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Allison Tolman, "Fargo"), as told by her increasingly lonely and philosophical dog, Martin (voiced by Samm Hodges). Nan attempts to juggle her tumultuous personal life with a stressful career, unjustly supervised by her self-obsessed boss. Having her story told from the canine perspective provides a uniquely unfiltered point of view that helps us laugh and cry about what it means to be a human being in the twenty-first century. It's a show about a dog and the girl he adores, and even at their worst, Nan and Martin just might be best for one another.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Allison Tolman as Nan
· Barry Rothbart as Kevin
· Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Jenn
· Lucas Neff as Jason
· Samm Hodges as Martin (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Jimmy Miller as EP
· Kathy Dziubek as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael Killen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sam Hansen as EP
· Samm Hodges as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Animal Media Group
· Legendary Television
· Mosaic Media Group