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UNITED STATES OF AL
Air Date: Thursday, April 01, 2021
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#USA101) "Pilot"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

ADHIR KALYAN AND PARKER YOUNG STAR IN A NEW COMEDY ABOUT THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN A MARINE COMBAT VETERAN AND THE INTERPRETER WHO SERVED WITH HIS UNIT IN AFGHANISTAN, ON THE SERIES PREMIERE OF "UNITED STATES OF AL," THURSDAY, APRIL 1

Series Hails From Award-Winning Executive Producers Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari

Dean Norris, Elizabeth Alderfer, Kelli Goss and Farrah Mackenzie Also Star

"Pilot" - Marine veteran Riley, home at last after serving in Afghanistan, is happily reunited with his friend Awalmir, who goes by Al, the interpreter with his unit, after a long struggle to get him a visa to travel to the United States from Afghanistan, on the series premiere of UNITED STATES OF AL, Thursday, April 1 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Riley (Young)
, a marine combat veteran, is struggling to adjust to civilian life in Ohio and the interpreter, Al (Kalyan)
, who served with his unit in Afghanistan, has just arrived to start a new life in America. Dean Norris stars as Art, Riley's father; Elizabeth Alderfer stars as Lizzie, Riley's sister; Kelli Goss stars as Vanessa, Riley's ex-wife and Farrah Mackenzie stars as Hazel, Riley and Vanessa's daughter.

REGULAR CAST:

Adhir Kalyan (Al)
Parker Young (Riley)
Dean Norris (Art)
Elizabeth Alderfer (Lizzie)
Kelli Goss (Vanessa)
Farrah Mackenzie (Hazel)

WRITTEN BY: David Goetsch & Maria Ferrari

DIRECTED BY: Mark Cendrowski

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UNITED STATES OF AL (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/1/21 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2021)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2021) The series premiere of new comedy UNITED STATES OF AL on Thursday, April 1 will now debut in its new time period, 8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT. Thursday's freshman comedy B POSITIVE will shift to 9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT. UNITED STATES OF AL stars Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young in a comedy about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir ("Al") (Kalyan), the Interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrived to start a new life in America. The series also stars Elizabeth Alderfer as Lizzie, Riley's sister; Dean Norris as Art, Riley's father; Kelli Goss as Vanessa, Riley's ex-wife; and Farrah Mackenzie as Hazel, Riley and Vanessa's daughter. Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch & Maria Ferrari, Reza Aslan and Mahyad Tousi are the executive producers. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adhir Kalyan as Al
· Dean Norris as Art
· Elizabeth Alderfer as Lizzie
· Farrah Mackenzie as Hazel
· Kelli Goss as Vanessa
· Parker Young as Riley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chuck Lorre as EP
· David Goetsch as CRTR/EP
· Mahyad Tousi as EP
· Maria Ferrari as CRTR/EP
· Mark Cendrowski as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Reza Aslan as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BoomGen Studios
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· Warner Bros. Television