ADAM CAN'T BELIEVE HIS FAMILY FORGOT HIS (BLEEP!) BIRTHDAY
ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'THE GOLDBERGS,' WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
Hit Comedy Series Continues Its Movie Homage Tradition With a Nod
to the John Hughes Classic
"Sixteen Candles" - It's Adam's 16th birthday, but his parents are too distracted by Barry and Lainey's engagement and Erica's band ambitions to remember their youngest son's big day. But the situation presents an opportunity for Adam to ask Erica to put him on the high school social map. Meanwhile, Beverly thinks she can scare Barry and Lainey straight with the reality of being adults, on the season premiere of "The Goldbergs," WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
"The Goldbergs" stars Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaids") as Beverly Goldberg, Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille") as adult Adam Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile ("Good Luck Chuck") as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia ("The X Factor") as Erica Goldberg, Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz, with George Segal ("Just Shoot Me") as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") as Murray Goldberg.
Guest starring is AJ Michalka as Lainey, Kenny Ridwan as Dave Kim, David Koechner as Bill Lewis, Alison Rich as Valley Erica, Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins, Niko Guardado as Ruben Amaro, Jr., Stephanie Katherine Grant as Emmy, Alex Jennings as Carla and Marques Ray as Casino Dealer.
"Sixteen Candles" was written by Alex Barnow and directed by Lew Schneider.
Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson, Alex Barnow, Chris Bishop, Lew Schneider, David Guarascio and Andrew Secunda are executive producers. "The Goldbergs" is produced by Happy Madison, DR Productions and Adam F. Goldberg Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
"The Goldbergs" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this episode at a later date.