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[11/07/19 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Announces Full-Season Orders for Comedies "American Housewife" and "Bless This Mess"
The network has ordered six additional episodes of each show.

[11/04/19 - 10:25 AM]
ABC Celebrates the Joy of the Season with Holiday-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Newly announced dates include the return of "The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition."

[10/10/19 - 02:00 PM]
October Is Fang-Tastic on ABC as the Network Treats Viewers to Halloween-Themed Episodes and Classic Specials
Classic Halloween specials "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" and "Toy Story OF TERROR!" also return for encore performances.

[09/16/19 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 16
Updates include: "Saturday Night Live" parts ways with Shane Gillis; Netflix nixes "No Good Nick"; and Justin Theroux, Charlie Hunnam set as leads on new Apple TV+ series.

[09/16/19 - 12:00 PM]
Stars Realign for ABC's Special "Cast from the Past" Week
Featured will be actors and behind-the-scenes talent from "Blues Brothers 2000," "Castle," "Charmed," "Cheers," "Crazy Rich Asians," "The Drew Carey Show," "Girlfriends," "House," "Think Like a Man" and "Wet Hot American Summer."

[07/02/19 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2019-2020 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" will kick things off on Monday, September 16.

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/14/19 - 06:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2019-2020 Prime-Time Schedule
Only three new scripted series will debut in the fall - dramas "Emergence" and "Stumptown"; and the "black-ish" comedy spinoff "mixed-ish."

[05/10/19 - 02:13 PM]
"Fresh Off the Boat," "The Rookie" Among Latest Renewals by ABC
"American Housewife," "Bless This Mess," "Single Parents," "Dancing with the Stars" and "The Bachelor" are also due back next season.

[05/02/19 - 03:36 PM]
ABC Picks Up "black-ish" for Season 6; "mixed-ish," All-New Comedy from the "black-ish" Universe, Also Gets Series Order
The "Becoming Bow" episode of "black-ish," originally scheduled to air May 7, will now be held for next season.

[04/30/19 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 30
Updates include: Vincent Cassel cast in new season of HBO's "Westworld"; Liz Meriwether inks new overall with 20th; and Lynn Shelton to helm "Little Fires Everywhere" at Hulu.

[04/18/19 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Slots "Bless This Mess" Pilot Encore in Advance of Second Episode
Look for its debut installment at 8:30/7:30c this Tuesday, April 23 (in place of "The Kids Are Alright") followed by a new episode at 9:30/8:30c.

[04/03/19 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces May Season Finale Dates
The network has announced season finale dates for series ending their prime-time runs in May.

[03/26/19 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 26
Updates include: MTV extends "Wild 'n Out" with 90 episode order; Brad Falchuk is the latest creator to sign an overall deal with Netflix; and Zane Holtz, Katherine LaNasa tapped for The CW's "Katy Keene."

[03/04/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: "Riverdale" co-star Luke Perry passes away; NBC tables plans for "Law & Order: Hate Crimes"; and Nathalie Kelley to star in ABC's "The Baker and the Beauty."

[01/08/19 - 10:01 AM]
ABC's New Series "Bless This Mess" to Premiere Tuesday, April 16
The newcomer will take over for "Splitting Up Together," which wraps its season on Tuesday, April 9.

[12/11/18 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 11
Updates include: Amazon orders third season of "Goliath"; FOX passes on remaining pilots for midseason; and Comedy Central cancels "Detroiters" after two seasons.

[12/11/18 - 12:05 PM]
The ABC Television Network Picks Up "Bless This Mess," New Single-Camera Comedy Starring Lake Bell and Dax Shepard, to Series
The project was originally shot as a pilot for FOX earlier this year.

[08/07/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 7
Updates include: NBC passes on third season for "Trial & Error"; Abigail Spencer to lead Hulu's "Reprisal"; and Ryan Murphy reveals latest bound for FX's "American Horror Story."

[06/06/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 6
Updates include: USA Network eyes revival of FOX's "Temptation Island"; Syfy cancels "Superstition"; and Apple orders "Little Voice" to series.

[03/21/18 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 21
Updates include: Daniel Ezra tapped to lead The CW's "Spencer"; Bernard David Jones lands starring role in FOX's "Our People"; and Karen Fukuhara is the latest to report for Amazon's "The Boys."

[03/06/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW locks in plans for potential spin-off to "The Originals"; Noah Wyle to lead "Red Line" at CBS; and Dax Shepard to star opposite Lake Bell in FOX's "Bless This Mess."

[02/06/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 6
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" to end after seven seasons; Arnold Schwarzenegger set to star in Amazon's "Outrider"; and Lake Bell-led "Bless This Mess" gets off-cycle pilot order from FOX.

[10/10/17 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 10
Updates include: Starz pulls the plug on "Survivor's Remorse"; Lake Bell to star in FOX's "Bless This Mess"; and Apple eyes Bryan Fuller's "Amazing Stories" revival.







BLESS THIS MESS (ABC)
Returns Tuesday, January 21
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/16/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (19 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season ordered on 11/7/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, January 2019) The ABC Television Network will premiere the new single-camera comedy "Bless This Mess" on TUESDAY, APRIL 16 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT). This new single-camera comedy follows newlyweds Rio and Mike as they make the decision to move from big city New York to rural Nebraska. After dropping everything (including their jobs and overbearing mother-in-law) to make the move from skyscrapers to farmhouses, they soon realize that the simpler life isn't as easy as they planned. Rio and Mike must now learn how to weather the storm as they are faced with unexpected challenges in their new life as farmers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dax Shepard as Mike
· Ed Begley, Jr. as Rudy
· J.T. Neal as Jacob
· Lake Bell as Rio
· Madison Curry as Cherry Terry
· Pam Grier as Constance Terry
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Christina Offley as Cherry Terry (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Dax Shepard as EP
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Katherine Pope as EP
· Lake Bell as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Meriwether as CRTR/EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios