THE DiMEOS ARE BACK FOR A NEW SEASON, ON ABC'S 'SPEECHLESS'
Maya Decides the Family Can No Longer Use JJ's Disability as an
Excuse to Let Their Lives Fall Through the Cracks
"W-E-- WE'RE B-A-- BACK!" - While JJ was at summer camp, Maya decided it's time the family no longer use JJ's disability as an excuse to let their lives fall through the cracks. Maya, Jimmy and Dylan make dramatic changes, but a smug Ray decides he will spend the summer watching his family likely failing at their attempts. When JJ comes home, Kenneth finds a love note in JJ's luggage from Alexa (guest star Rose Crisman), a girl he met at camp, who wants to give JJ his first kiss. The family chucks their self-improvement projects and hits the road to find Alexa, on the season premiere of "Speechless," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
"Speechless" stars Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, John Ross Bowie ("The Big Bang Theory") as Jimmy DiMeo, Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo, Micah Fowler as JJ DiMeo, Kyla Kenedy as Dylan DiMeo and Cedric Yarbrough as Kenneth.
Guest starring is Rose Crisman as Alexa, Christopher Darga as boss, Kelly Stables as Candace, Rudy Martinez as counselor #1, Nikki Soohoo as counselor #2, Will Pinson Rose as co-worker, Abhi Trivedi as employee, and Chip Chinery as homeowner.
"W-E-- WE'RE B-A-- BACK!" was written by Scott Silveri and directed by Christine Gernon.
Scott Silveri ("Friends") writes and is executive producer of the show, along with "Fresh Off the Boat"'s Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar. The series is from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios. The Cerebral Palsy Foundation serves as a technical consultant on "Speechless." To learn more about CP, go to CerebralPalsyFoundation.org.