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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE [EPISODE CHANGE]
Air Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#112) "Nine Birthdays"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

PEGGY'S ROLE WITHIN THE FAMILY CHANGES WHEN SHE TAKES ON A NEW HOBBY ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT,' TUESDAY, FEB. 26

"Nine Birthdays" - Peggy's talent for reusing wax from old birthday candles to create new ones lures her into exploring an identity outside the home for the first time. Her newfound candle-making work takes up more time, prompting Mike to get angry that her focus is straying from the family and the domestic duties. Meanwhile, Timmy is determined to get audience tickets on his birthday for a taping of "Boxcar Billy's Hobo Jamboree" in the hopes of making it on TV, on "The Kids Are Alright," TUESDAY, FEB. 26 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"The Kids Are Alright" stars Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary, Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary, Sam Straley as Lawrence Cleary, Caleb Foote as Eddie Cleary, Sawyer Barth as Frank Cleary, Christopher Paul Richards as Joey Cleary, Jack Gore as Timmy Cleary, Andy Walken as William Cleary and Santino Barnard as Pat Cleary.

Guest starring is Markie Post as Helen Portollo and Kennedy Lea Slocum as Wendy.

"Nine Birthdays" was written by Ryan Willison and directed by Randall Einhorn.

The series is inspired by the childhood of creator/executive producer Tim Doyle, who also narrates in voiceover as older Timmy. Randall Einhorn also serves as executive producer and director for the series. The series is from ABC Studios.

"The Kids Are Alright" 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 program at a later date.

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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - 5/21/19
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2018-2019 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (23 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/10/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2018) Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate big and small changes during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son Lawrence returns home and announces he's quitting the seminary to go off and "save the world." Times are changing and this family will never be the same. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Walken as William
· Caleb Martin Foote as Eddie
· Christopher Paul Richards as Joey
· Jack Gore as Timmy
· Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary
· Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary
· Sam Straley as Lawrence
· Santino Barnard as Pat
· Sawyer Barth as Frank
CREW INFORMATION:
· Randall Einhorn as DIR (Pilot)
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios