MAYA TAKES HER STAR TURN ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'SPEECHLESS,' FRIDAY, NOV. 9
"S-T-- STAGE MOM" - Seeing the kids believe she exists to solely serve at their pleasure, Maya takes the stage to prove she has so much more to offer. Kenneth finds JJ a job, and JJ finds an unlikely rival. Ray goes undercover informing parents on his classmates' social lives and gets in too deep on "Speechless," FRIDAY, NOV. 9 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), 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, Liz Cackowski as Joyce, Paul F. Tompkins as Dane, Javier Bolanos as Anthony Lopez, Timothy Hornor as Colin, Denisse Ojeda as Customer #1, Tamika Katon-Donegal as Customer #2, Bill Stevenson as Director, Dixie Perkinson as Em, Lisa Lee as Employee, Ray Chang as Parent #1, Jami Ferreira as Parent #2, Stephanie Burden as Parent #3 and Garrett Bales as Stock Guy.
"S-T-- STAGE MOM" was written by Danny Chun from a story by Scott Silveri and directed by Bill Purple.
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.