OLD GRUDGES THREATEN MAYA’S NEW CAREER ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF ABC’S ‘SPEECHLESS,’ AIRING FRIDAY, FEB. 1
“F-A– FASHION 4 A– ALL” – Maya and Melanie (Sarah Chalke) take their promising new fashion line to the 2019 Abilities Expo, only to walk into a room full of familiar and unfriendly faces. Ray accompanies JJ on an overnight college visit. Meanwhile, Dylan’s test scores lead her first to Mr. Powers’ office hours, then to a journey within, on an all-new episode of “Speechless,” airing FRIDAY, FEB. 1 (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, Sarah Chalke as Melanie, Marin Hinkle as Dr. Miller, Shalaby Omar as Alan, Julia Cho as Assistant, Carlin James as College Kid, Jacob Radis as College Kid #2, Rondi Reed as Nina, Nicolas Noblitt as Mikey, Ursula Burton as Mom’s Voice, LaShada Jackson as Woman and Carrie Lazar as Woman #2.
“F-A—FASHION 4 A– ALL” was written by Danny Chun & Greg Gallant and directed by Anya Adams.
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.