IT'S A CASE OF LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'SPEECHLESS,' AIRING FRIDAY, JAN. 25
"O--OUR M-A-G--MAGEDDON" - Dylan is horrified to realize people see her as a mini version of Maya, and makes a point to exert her individuality. JJ and Ray each cope with their feelings for shared crush, Izzy. Meanwhile, Kenneth turns to an unwilling Jimmy for help with Joyce on an all-new episode of "Speechless," airing FRIDAY, JAN. 25 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), as part of the new TGIF programming block on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
"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 in this episode is Jonathan Slavin as Mr. Powers, Marin Hinkle as Dr. Miller, Liz Cackowsiki as Joyce, Kayla Maisonet as Izzy, Holly Kaplan as Professor Miller, Fran de Leon as Mother #1, Emma Kidd as Leah, Melissa Greenspan as Mother #2 and Nikki Rodriguez as Madison.
"O--OUR M-A-G--MAGEDDON" was written by Seth Kurland, with teleplay by Matt Roller 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.
"Speechless" 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.