Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, September 20, 2013
ABC, Scoop, THE NEIGHBORS
"Family Conference" - As the summer winds down, Amber and Reggie reveal to their families that they've been dating. Jackie calls for a family conference - in a newly revealed basement at the Bird-Kersee home - at which both families vote on whether or not the couple can stay together. Things approach fever pitch until Abby interrupts with a heartfelt speech about how Reggie is the only person to ever make Amber smile. Then, just as the families are about to embrace the relationship, an unexpected guest arrives to compete for Reggie's affections, on the Season Premiere of "The Neighbors," FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 (8:31-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Neighbors" stars Jami Gertz as Debbie Weaver, Lenny Venito as Marty Weaver, Simon Templeman as Larry Bird, Toks Olagundoye as Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Clara Mamet as Amber Weaver, TIM JO as Reggie Jackson, Ian Patrick as Dick Butkus, MAX CHARLES as Max Weaver and ISABELLA CRAMP as Abby Weaver.
Guest starring are Megan Park as Jane, Stephanie Little as teacher, Jerry Springer as himself, Katerine Tokarz as Mary Lou Retton and Shaun Robinson as alien woman.
"Family Conference" was written by Kristin Newman and directed by CHRIS KOCH.
"The Neighbors" was created by DAN FOGELMAN ("Cars," "Tangled," "Crazy, Stupid, Love"), who is also an executive producer with Aaron Kaplan ("GCB," "Terra Nova") and CHRIS KOCH ("Workaholics," "Modern Family"), who directed several episodes in Season 1. The series is from ABC Studios and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
For more information about "The Neighbors" visit ABC.com/TheNeighbors