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SPEECHLESS
Air Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#207) "B-R-I-- BRITISH I-N-V-- INVASION"
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MAYA'S PRETENTIOUS MOTHER VISITS FROM ACROSS THE POND FOR THANKSGIVING, ON ABC'S 'SPEECHLESS'

"B-R-I-- BRITISH I-N-V-- INVASION" - Maya's mother, Andrea, comes for Thanksgiving, sending the family into a tailspin preparing to impress their established grandmother who they haven't seen in years. Jimmy deals with getting older and what that means for his oddly impressive digestive system. Cedric dreads spending Thanksgiving with his overbearing father, the Colonel, on "Speechless," WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. Holland Taylor, Rob Corddry and Keith David guest star.

"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 are Holland Taylor as Andrea, Rob Corddry as Billy, Keith David as the Colonel, Sedona James as Taylor and Cole Massie as Logan.

"B-R-I-- BRITISH I-N-V-- INVASION" was written by Tim Doyle 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.

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SPEECHLESS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/21/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with cerebral palsy. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to help give JJ his "voice."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Cedric Yarbrough as Kenneth
· John Ross Bowie as Jimmy DiMeo
· Kyla Kenedy as Dylan DiMeo
· Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo
· Micah Fowler as J.J. DiMeo
· Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christine Gernon as DIR (Pilot)
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Scott Silveri as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios