JJ WANTS INDEPENDENCE,
ON ABC'S 'SPEECHLESS'
"R-U-N--RUNAWAY" - When Maya learns JJ attempted to run away, she is determined to help him complete the task as any able-bodied person could, but her actions exasperate JJ, as he longs for independence. Meanwhile, Jimmy struggles to have hard talks with the kids without Maya, and Dylan tries to get Kenneth to revive his glory days as a high school sports star, on "Speechless," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
"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 is Zach Anner as Lee, Patrick Faucette as Dealer, Brigitte Valdez as Girlfriend and Forte Rodriguez as Security Guard.
"R-U-N--RUNAWAY" was written by Mark Kunerth and directed by Claire Scanlon.
Scott Silveri ("Friends") writes for 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 is a Foundation Partner and Technical Consultant on "Speechless." To learn more about CP, go to CerebralPalsyFoundation.org.