RIO AND MIKE ARE IN SEARCH OF THE SIMPLE LIFE ON THE SERIES PREMIERE
OF ABC’S ‘BLESS THIS MESS,’ TUESDAY, APRIL 16
“Pilot” – Newlyweds Rio and Mike drop everything (including their jobs and overbearing mother-in-law) to make the move from big city New York to rural Nebraska in search of a simpler life. They soon realize that becoming farmers isn’t as easy as they planned as they are faced with unexpected challenges on the series premiere of “Bless This Mess,” TUESDAY, APRIL 16 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
“Bless This Mess” stars Lake Bell as Rio, Dax Shepard as Mike, Ed Begley Jr. as Rudy, Pam Grier as Constance and JT Neal as Jacob.
“Pilot” was written by Lake Bell and Elizabeth Meriwether. Bell also directed the pilot.
The series is from 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios. Lake Bell and Elizabeth Meriwether are co-creators and executive producers. Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar, Erin O’Malley, Katherine Pope and Dax Shepard serve as executive producers.
“Bless This Mess” 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 program at a later date.
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