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[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
ABC's New Series "Bless This Mess" to Premiere Tuesday, April 16
The newcomer will take over for "Splitting Up Together," which wraps its season on Tuesday, April 9.

[12/11/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 11
Updates include: Amazon orders third season of "Goliath"; FOX passes on remaining pilots for midseason; and Comedy Central cancels "Detroiters" after two seasons.

[12/11/18 - 12:05 PM]
The ABC Television Network Picks Up "Bless This Mess," New Single-Camera Comedy Starring Lake Bell and Dax Shepard, to Series
The project was originally shot as a pilot for FOX earlier this year.

[08/07/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 7
Updates include: NBC passes on third season for "Trial & Error"; Abigail Spencer to lead Hulu's "Reprisal"; and Ryan Murphy reveals latest bound for FX's "American Horror Story."

[06/06/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: USA Network eyes revival of FOX's "Temptation Island"; Syfy cancels "Superstition"; and Apple orders "Little Voice" to series.

[03/21/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Daniel Ezra tapped to lead The CW's "Spencer"; Bernard David Jones lands starring role in FOX's "Our People"; and Karen Fukuhara is the latest to report for Amazon's "The Boys."

[03/06/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW locks in plans for potential spin-off to "The Originals"; Noah Wyle to lead "Red Line" at CBS; and Dax Shepard to star opposite Lake Bell in FOX's "Bless This Mess."

[02/06/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 6
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" to end after seven seasons; Arnold Schwarzenegger set to star in Amazon's "Outrider"; and Lake Bell-led "Bless This Mess" gets off-cycle pilot order from FOX.

[10/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 10
Updates include: Starz pulls the plug on "Survivor's Remorse"; Lake Bell to star in FOX's "Bless This Mess"; and Apple eyes Bryan Fuller's "Amazing Stories" revival.







BLESS THIS MESS (ABC)
Premieres Tuesday, April 16
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/16/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, January 2019) The ABC Television Network will premiere the new single-camera comedy "Bless This Mess" on TUESDAY, APRIL 16 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT). This new single-camera comedy follows newlyweds Rio and Mike as they make the decision to move from big city New York to rural Nebraska. After dropping everything (including their jobs and overbearing mother-in-law) to make the move from skyscrapers to farmhouses, they soon realize that the simpler life isn't as easy as they planned. Rio and Mike must now learn how to weather the storm as they are faced with unexpected challenges in their new life as farmers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Christina Offley as Cherry Terry
· Dax Shepard as Mike
· Ed Begley, Jr. as Rudy
· J.T. Neal as Jacob
· Lake Bell as Rio
· Pam Grier as Constance Terry
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dax Shepard as EP
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Katherine Pope as EP
· Lake Bell as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Meriwether as CRTR/EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios