Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of SPEECHLESS on ABC - Friday, January 18, 2019

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of SPEECHLESS on ABC - Friday, January 18, 2019

"H-- HEY, YOU" - Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy's band, on an all-new episode of "Speechless," airing FRIDAY, JAN. 18 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), as part of the new TGIF programming block on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

"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 is Jonathan Slavin as Mr. Powers, Liz Cackowski as Joyce, Sarah Chalke as Melanie Hertzal, Christian Lees as Aaron, Ariana Molkara as Addie, Kyle Gass as Carl, Rob Bruner as Glen, Kayla Maisonet as Izzy, James Sklena as Kid in Crowd, Peter Giles as Todd and Derek Basco as Weird Pete.

"H-- HEY, YOU" was written by Rosie Bochert, with teleplay by Carrie Rosen and directed by Molly McGlynn.

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

"Speechless" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this episode at a later date.

Photo credit: ABC/Richard Cartwright

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