Mike Henry's former boss and his wife conspire to get Mike back to work as a TV anchor. He is ready to return to work after a five year absence due to his health. His wife Annie is a teacher at the same school as one of their daughter's.
The Henrys have a new upstairs neighbor who turns the TV up too high and is interested in getting to know Mike personally. Eve's new friend is a lesbian and Ian finds her attractive. Mike's sister tries to start a new job.
Mike and Annie try to get Graham into a afterschool hobby. Susan Rodriguez Jones, a mean news reporter that Mike previously worked with, gets a job at WNBC. Ian and Leigh help Eve deal with a cyberbully.
Mike and Annie realize their daughter has reached the age where she pulls away from parents. Mike gets her an internship at his work as a way to keep connected. It does not go well, especially since Eve likes his nemesis Susan.
Mike is asked to play in a charity golf tournament, so he and Annie decide to make it a romantic getaway weekend. Another celebrity golfer becomes the bane of his existence. The kids rent out their home to make money while the parents are gone.
Mike's love for his sister, Leigh, is put to the test when a bed bug infestation forces her to move in with his family. Meanwhile, Eve has trouble getting out of a practical joke she's played on her brother Ian.
Mike & Annie clear Graham's room of toys he no longer uses, so he finds all items they no longer use and starts to throw them out. Ian plans for a high school dance instead of thinking of college. Annie is upset when Eve confides in Leigh.
Mike's parents come to town. This upsets Leigh because her mother is always critical of her, but it delights Annie because she enjoys her in-laws. Leigh turns the tables and sets the mother's critical eye on Annie. The guys play football.
Ian offers to bake cookies with Graham, but Graham is uninterested. Ian decides to instill holiday cheer in Graham. Mike has to work on Christmas Eve when he and Annie already had plans for the night. Eve wants to celebrate Hanukkah.
Annie wants to make sure Graham's slumber party is tame. Ian and Eve decide to make it exciting. Mike holds a party for Harris for receiving an honor, but none of Harris' friends want to attend-until Mike says it is an engagement party.
The Henry's neighbor, a mobster who has been in hiding, is arrested. Mike thinks he is losing his reporting touch because he did not get the story. Ian & Eve want the statue the mobster gave to Graham because it might hold a treasure.
Annie is overwhelmed by her position as president of the building co-op, but Mike's efforts to ease her burden don't go as planned. A break-up motivates Ian to take on "The Returner" at work. Leigh lands a new prospect after a book reading.
Mike's rights to the father-son rite of passage: bike riding lessons, may be threatened. Leigh goes to dancing lessons to pick up men, but not alone. Harris and Eve bond over whether behind-the-scenes work is as important as being on stage.
When the new principal at Eve's school disagrees with Annie about her English curriculum, he forces her to teach Health class instead. Ian and Harris get a hold of a copy of the manuscript for Leigh's book.
Ian decides it's time for his family to meet his girlfriend, but may have neglected to mention some details. He plans dinner party, but the guest list keeps growing. Eve starts hanging out with some older bad-girls who prompt her to try new things. Harris isn't content with being "just friends" with Leigh.
Ian wants to move out, so Eve and Annie help him apartment hunt. The news station gets a visit from a corporate bigwig who announces some changes for Harris, which might alter his plans for his relationship with Leigh.