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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE
Air Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time Slot: 8:31 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#103) "Boxing" (Repeat)
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TIMMY IS TORN WHEN HE HAS TO DECIDE BETWEEN FOLLOWING HIS SHOWBIZ DREAMS OR TO CONTINUE BOXING TO KEEP THE NEWFOUND CONNECTION HE HAS MADE WITH HIS DAD ON ABC'S 'THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT'

"Boxing" - Frank announces that he has decided to compete in the church boxing tournament, making it obvious that he's playing for Mike's affections. When Frank can't cut it, Timmy steps in and takes up boxing in order to bond with his dad and get his approval. Ultimately, he has to choose between his dad's dreams for him and his own dreams of showbiz glory. Elsewhere, feeling rusty after being at the seminary for so long, Lawrence asks Eddie to help prepare him for a date by taking him on a "practice date," on TUESDAY, JAN. 29 (8:31-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/20/18)

"The Kids Are Alright" stars Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary, Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary, Sam Straley as Lawrence Cleary, Caleb Foote as Eddie Cleary, Sawyer Barth as Frank Cleary, Christopher Paul Richards as Joey Cleary, Jack Gore as Timmy Cleary, Andy Walken as William Cleary and Santino Barnard as Pat Cleary.

Kennedy Lea Slocum also stars as Wendi.

"Boxing" was written by Jim Brandon and Brian Singleton, and directed by Randall Einhorn.

The series is inspired by the childhood of creator/executive producer Tim Doyle, who also narrates in voiceover as older Timmy. Randall Einhorn directed and was an executive producer on the pilot. The series is from ABC Studios.

"The Kids Are Alright" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG, V parental guideline.

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KIDS ARE ALRIGHT, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/16/18 - 5/21/19
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2018-2019 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (23 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 5/10/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2018) Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate big and small changes during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son Lawrence returns home and announces he's quitting the seminary to go off and "save the world." Times are changing and this family will never be the same. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Andy Walken as William
· Caleb Martin Foote as Eddie
· Christopher Paul Richards as Joey
· Jack Gore as Timmy
· Mary McCormack as Peggy Cleary
· Michael Cudlitz as Mike Cleary
· Sam Straley as Lawrence
· Santino Barnard as Pat
· Sawyer Barth as Frank
CREW INFORMATION:
· Randall Einhorn as DIR (Pilot)
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios