AND THE OSCAR(R) GOES TO� LARRY AND REGGIE
-- OR WILL IT? -- ON ABC'S "THE NEIGHBORS"
"Larry Bird Presents an Oscar(R)-Winning Film by Larry Bird" - Max makes it into the final round of the school spelling bee. When he finds himself going head to head with Dick Butkus, Larry and Reggie, who've become obsessed with winning an Oscar, decide to videotape the bee - and the competition between Max and Dick - hoping to take home the award for Best Documentary, on "The Neighbors," FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 (8:31-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 2/20/13)
"The Neighbors" stars Jami Gertz as Debbie Weaver, Lenny Venito as Marty Weaver, Simon Templeman as Larry Bird, Toks Olagundoye as Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Clara Mamet as Amber Weaver, Tim Jo as Reggie Jackson, Ian Patrick as Dick Butkus, Max Charles as Max Weaver and Isabella Cramp as Abby Weaver.
Guest starring are Karan Soni as Indian alien, Patrick O'Sullivan as Johnny Unitas, Nick Eldredge as high pants alien, Christian Gehring as bully, Elizabeth Tripp as type-A third grader and Joseph Buttler as moderator.
"Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winning Film by Larry Bird" was written by Isaac Aptaker & Elizabeth Berger and directed by Lev L. Spiro.
"The Neighbors" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.
For more information about "The Neighbors" visit ABC.com/TheNeighbors