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ABC Family has found great ratings success with sitcoms like Melissa & Joey and Baby Daddy. Will Young & Hungry be a hit as well? Will it be renewed for a second season or, will it be cancelled instead? Stay tuned!
Young & Hungry revolves around a food blogger (Emily Osment) who goes to work for a wealthy tech entrepreneur (Jonathan Sadowski) as his personal chef. The rest of the cast includes Rex Lee, Aimee Carrero, Mallory Jansen, and Kym Whitley.
Below are the show's TV ratings, typically the best way to tell if the series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress:
Final season averages: 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 900,000 total viewers.
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Josh’s wedding day finally arrives (early!) on Wednesday’s Young & Hungry finale (ABC Family, 8/7c), and star Emily Osment admits to TVLine that her character is “not exactly as ready as everybody else is for him to get married.”
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After all, a ring on Josh’s finger would mean the end of his will-they-won’t-they (again) relationship with Gabi, which Osment hopes to explore in future seasons.
“Because Josh is a little older, and a little out of her league, being with him might mature her,” she says of Gabi. »
Network: ABC Family
Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour)
TV show dates: June 25, 2014 -- Tbd
Series status: Has not been cancelled
TV show description:
On this comedy series, two worlds collide when wealthy young tech entrepreneur Josh Kaminski (Jonathan Sadowski) meets Gabi Diamond (Emily Osment). She's a feisty young food blogger who's also a self-taught chef and has a true gift for figuring out what people want to eat.
Gabi is desperate to be hired as Josh's personal chef but must prove herself -- mostly to Josh's publicist and right-hand-man, Elliot Park (Rex Lee). He wants a famous chef for the job and makes no secret of his disdain for Gabi.
Josh enlists Gabi »
In the real world, sleeping with your prospective boss on the same night he plans to propose to his girlfriend would be a terrible idea. But in TV world, that kind of drunken misstep might just secure the job of your dreams.
Related Young & Hungry Stars Preview ‘Sexy,’ ‘Inspiring’ New ABC Family Comedy
That’s essentially the gist of ABC Family’s new comedy Young & Hungry, which premiered Wednesday. Hannah Montana‘s Emily Osment plays Gabi Diamond, a down-on-her-luck food blogger with no job, no money and no clue. So when an opportunity to work as a private chef for »
“I’m so used to seeing perfect women on TV, and that drives me crazy,” Osment tells TVLine. “This girl is a total wreck, and she’s so much fun to play. She’s also inspiring; hopefully young girls watching will be able to see that people mess up every day and it’s totally fine. As »
TVLine reports that negotiations for Hulu to save Community from cancellation have stalled. However, EW adds that Hulu hasn’t completely walked away and there’s still one other broadcaster that’s interested in bringing the cult comedy back. However, with cast contracts expiring on June 30, if the series isn’t saved soon, it will be too late.
Hitfix‘s Daniel Fienberg breaks down all the problems with the casting of Tyrant‘s lead, a character of Middle Eastern descent played by a British actor with no Middle Eastern heritage.
Lifetime is making it’s first Stephen King adaptation. The original movie, Big Driver is based on a novella in the collection Full Dark, No Stars. Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis and Joan Jett will star in the tale of »
- Lyle Masaki
The setup to Young & Hungry is simple: Gabi Diamond (Emily Osment), a very broke college dropout, interviews for a personal chef position for tech entrepreneur Josh Kaminski (Jonathan Sadowski), but their growing sexual tension as employer-employee provides complications in Gabi's life. It's not the world's most complicated pilot or show -- it has all the basic ingredients of character, writing, humor but Young & Hungry's first dish tastes eh to ew. It's just a bit of a mess. »
ABC Family is serving a helping of their new comedy Young & Hungry this Wednesday, June 25 at 8/7c. Produced by High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale, the sitcom follows Josh Kaminski, a young tech genius with a hefty bank account (Jonathan Sadowski), who comes in contact with food blogger Gabi Diamond — played by Disney Channel star Emily Osment — when looking to hire a new personal chef.
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- Emily Maas
ABC Family has announced premiere dates for its summer schedule. In addition to returns for "Pretty Little Liars," "Switched at Birth" and "The Fosters," three new series -- "Chasing Life," "Young & Hungry" and "Mystery Girls" -- will premiere.
"Pretty Little Liars" Season 5 is first with its premiere airing Tuesday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Et/Pt.
Following that season premiere is the series premiere of "Chasing Life," a one-hour drama about a young journalist whose hard-working life takes a turn when she finds out she has cancer. Italia Ricci, Mary Page Keller, Haley Ramm, Rebecca Schull, Richard Brancatisano and Steven Weber star.
"Switched at Birth" returns Monday, June 16 at 8 p.m. to continue its third season, followed by the Season 2 premiere of "The Fosters" at 9 p.m.
Two new comedies premiere Wednesday, June 25 -- "Young & Hungry" at 8 p.m. and "Mystery Girls" at 8:30 p.m. "Young & Hungry" is the story of a blogger, »
New drama Chasing Life will premiere after Pretty Little Liars on Tuesday, June 10, at 9 p.m. Et, while the net’s returning series Switched at Birth and The Fosters will air Monday, June 16, at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., respectively. New half-hour comedies Young & Hungry (executive produced by Ashley Tisdale) and Mystery Girls (starring and executive produced by Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling in a quasi-90210 reunion) will debut back-to-back Wednesday, June 25 starting at 8 p.m. »
- Stephanie Robbins
ABC Family announced the summer premieres of three new original series. Three nights of original programming will include new drama Chasing Life and comedies Young & Hungry, starring Emily Osment, and Mystery Girls, starring and executive produced by Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth. Pretty Little Liars, Switched At Birth and The Fosters also return in June with new episodes. Chasing Life premieres Tuesday, June 10 at 9 Pm Et/Pt. The new one-hour drama follows April (Italia Ricci), an aspiring journalist who tries to balance her career with her family. Young & Hungry, executive produced by Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical), premieres Wednesday, June 25 at 8 Pm Et/Pt. Two worlds collide when Josh (Jonathan Sadowski), a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi ( Osment), a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Mystery Girls premieres Wednesday, June 25 at 8:30 Et/Pt. The comedy follows two former detective TV show starlets brought back together by a real-life mystery. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
Starring Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth, Mystery Girls revolves around a pair of former detective TV show stars who are reunited by a real-life mystery. Miguel Pinzon, a newcomer, also stars. Spelling, Garth, and Maggie Malina are executive producers.
Young & Hungry centers around a wealthy young tech entrepreneur who meets a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Rex Lee, Aimee Carrero and Kym Whitley star. Annie Potts is set to recur. Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum are executive producing with Jessica Rhoades and Ashley Tisdale.
Fans of "Beverly Hills, 90210" mourning the loss of SoapNet from their cable systems got a nice consolation prize Monday (Jan. 6): ABC Family has greenlit "Mystery Girls," a comedy series starring "90210" veterans Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling.
The show is one of two ABC Family ordered to series on Monday. The other is "Young & Hungry," which stars Emily Osment ("Hannah Montana") as a food blogger who lands a job as personal chef to a hotshot tech entrepreneur (Jonathan Sadowski). Both are set to begin production in the coming weeks and premiere later in the year.
"Mystery Girls" stars Garth and Spelling as the former stars of a TV detective show. Garth's Charlie Contour has left Hollywood, while Spelling's Holly Hamilton is looking for a way back into showbiz. They're brought back together when a witness to a real-life crime (Miguel Pinzon) -- and superfan of their show (also called "Mystery Girls »
Donna Martin investigates! — and Kelly Taylor is going to be right alongside her.
The project follows a former starlet named Charlie Contour (Garth), a suburban housewife and mom, who is roped into solving crimes with her former mystery TV show co-star Holly Hamilton (Spelling) when a witness to a crime — and a huge fan of their former show — will only speak to the infamous Mystery Girls.
Spelling, Garth and Maggie Malina (Single Ladies) will executive-produce the show, which is based on a story by Spelling »
- Kimberly Roots
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