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ALEX, INC.
Air Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#100) "The Unfair Advantage"
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SERIES PREMIERE

ALEX SCHUMAN TAKES A MAJOR RISK BY LEAVING HIS SUCCESSFUL JOB TO CREATE A STARTUP, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'ALEX, INC.'

"The Unfair Advantage" - With the help of wife Rooni and their children, Alex Schuman quits his prominent job to start his own podcast company telling real stories that matter. He hires his cousin Eddie and former producer, Deirdre, to help achieve his dream. Meanwhile, Ben performs magic at the school talent show which teaches Alex an important lesson about his future, on the series premiere of "Alex, Inc.," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

The series stars Zach Braff as Alex Schuman, Michael Imperioli as Eddie, Tiya Sircar as Rooni Schuman, Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre, Elisha Henig as Ben Schuman and Audyssie James as Soraya Schuman.

Guest starring in this episode are Austin Pendleton as Wesley Harman, Ashleigh Murray as Melissa, Sarah Dacey Charles as Boss, Weston Allen Kemp as Nerdy Intern, Tuffy Questell as Landlord, Veronica Reyes-How as Teacher, Eleanor Koski as Chloe, Angelo Pizza as Boy Singing, Wayne Chang as Shushing Paret, Catherine Davis as Chef, William Key Wilde III as Tough Kid and Chris Sacca as himself.

"The Unfair Advantage" was written by Matt Tarses and directed by Zach Braff.

Matt Tarses is writer and executive producer. Zach Braff is director and executive producer. John Davis and John Fox are executive producers of the series, from Davis Entertainment, as are Alex Blumberg, Chris Gilberti and Matt Lieber (Gimlet Media) in association with Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.

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ALEX, INC. (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/28/18 - 5/16/18
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2017-2018 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (10 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/11/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, January 2018) Based on Alex Blumberg's successful podcast "StartUp," comedy series "Alex, Inc." is all about the things that happen - the good, the bad and the ugly - when a journalist and family man quits his job to start his own company. He quickly discovers it's going to be a lot harder than he thought. The series stars Zach Braff as Alex Schuman, Michael Imperioli as Eddie, Tiya Sircar as Rooni Schuman, Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre, Elisha Henig as Ben Schuman and Audyssie James as Soraya Schuman. Matt Tarses is executive producer and writer. In addition to his role in front of the camera, Zach Braff is executive producer and director. John Davis and John Fox are executive producers from Davis Entertainment, as are Alex Blumberg, Chris Gilberti and Matt Lieber (Gimlet Media) in association with Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Audyssie James as Soraya
· Chris Sacca as Himself
· Elisha Henig as Ben
· Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre
· Michael Imperioli as Eddie Cirillo
· Tiya Sircar as Noush
· Zach Braff as Alex Schuman
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Blumberg as EP
· Chris Giliberti as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Matt Lieber as EP
· Matt Tarses as CRTR/EP
· Zach Braff as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Davis Entertainment
· Gimlet Media
· Sony Pictures Television