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[01/05/17 - 08:31 AM]
ABC Wins First Wednesday of 2017 with the Top 4 TV Shows of the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, January 4.

[12/13/16 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 13
Updates include: ABC gives extra episodes to six comedies; Meagan Good to lead "Foxy Brown" at Hulu; and TV Land pulls the plug on comedy "Impastor."

[11/17/16 - 09:55 AM]
ABC's Series Top the Season with Upscale Young Adults
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[11/17/16 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Finishes a Strong 2nd on Wednesday Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, November 16.

[10/26/16 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Brings You "Home for the Holidays" with Series and Specials from Thanksgiving Through the New Year
Highlights include new seasons of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" and the re-monikered "The Great American Baking Show."

[10/17/16 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Set to Stack All Episodes of This Season's New Series on Digital Platforms
Episodes from most series will also be available on Hulu and via select MVPD On-Demand platforms, including Xfinity and DirecTV.

[10/05/16 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 5
Updates include: Killian Scott set as new lead of USA's "Damnation"; HBO gives series order to Israeli drama; and Pat Healy scores a role in TNT's "Monsters of God."

[09/29/16 - 01:10 PM]
ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to "Designated Survivor" and "Speechless"
Nine additional episodes of both series, from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios, and The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios respectively, have been ordered.

[09/16/16 - 04:08 PM]
ABC Entertainment to Stream the Series Premiere of "Speechless" on Facebook
Beginning today, fans on Facebook can expect to see a special shout-out from the cast, welcoming them to this exclusive digital event.

[09/08/16 - 03:48 PM]
The Series Premiere of "Speechless" Is Available Now on ABC.com and the ABC App
Said installment will be available through Tuesday, September 20, a day before its primetime premiere.

[08/05/16 - 02:48 PM]
"The ABC Fall Preview Special" Gives Viewers an Exciting Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Network's New Shows and Returning Favorites
Anthony Anderson, Randall Park, Katy Mixon, John Ross Bowie, Piper Perabo and Daniel Sunjata host the special preview.

[06/28/16 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces Fall Series Premiere Dates for 2016-17 Season
"Dancing with the Stars" will once again kick off the Alphabet's lineup on Monday, September 12.

[05/23/16 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 23
Updates include: The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," "iZombie" add regulars; Steve Talley, Ryan Pinkston board Freeform's "Young & Hungry" spin-off; and National Geographic Channel's "Killing Reagan" fills out cast.

[05/18/16 - 10:13 AM]
Eleven Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2016-17 Season
New drama "Still Star-Crossed" and new comedy "American Housewife" are both on tap at sibling broadcaster ABC.

[05/17/16 - 01:00 PM]
Video: New ABC Shows - Official Trailers
Get your first look at everything from "American Housewife" to "Time After Time."

[05/17/16 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2016-17 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include an expanded two-hour comedy block on Tuesdays and new dramas "Conviction" and "Designated Survivor" to anchor Mondays and Wednesdays.

[05/13/16 - 10:35 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - ABC Gets "Speechless"; CBS Adds Four Dramas, Two Comedies
The Eye picks up comedies "Man with a Plan" and "The Great Indoors" plus dramas "Bull," "MacGyver," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day."

[03/23/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 23
Updates include: Emma Stone, Jonah Hill to lead "Maniac" at Netflix; Enrique Murciano to get "Broken" by ABC; and "Criminal Minds" regular departs after 11 seasons.

[03/23/16 - 06:04 AM]
2016 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy projects under consideration for next season.

[03/16/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: Michael Weatherly to topline "Bull" for CBS; Bill Bellamy to play "Havoc" at FOX; and Minnie Driver to get "Speechless" on ABC.

[02/24/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 24
Updates include: HBO shelves Steve McQueen's drama "Codes of Conduct"; Adam Pally to lead FOX's "Making History"; and K.J. Apa, Luke Perry among the latest bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[02/12/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 12
Updates include: Damon Wayans, Sr. to play Roger Murtaugh in FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; NBC formally orders "Maya and Marty in Manhattan" to series; and Natalie Martinez to lead FOX's "APB."

[01/11/16 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: ABC greenlights two comedy pilots, confirms "Marvel's Most Wanted"; FOX grants "In Time" a pilot order; Bill Hader to "Barry" for HBO.

[09/08/14 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 8
Updates include: ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise," VH1's "Candidly Nicole" get second seasons; "Minority Report" TV series lands at FOX; and ABC Family reportedly cancels "Mystery Girls."







SPEECHLESS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/21/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (23 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of 22 episodes ordered on 9/29/16; upped to 23 episodes on 12/13/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2016) Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver, "About a Boy," "The Riches," "Good Will Hunting") is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. 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 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