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‘Speechless’ Star Kyla Kenedy Joins NBC’s La Mayor Comedy With Ted Danson (Exclusive)

  • The Wrap
‘Speechless’ Star Kyla Kenedy Joins NBC’s La Mayor Comedy With Ted Danson (Exclusive)
Kyla Kenedy has been cast in NBC’s upcoming comedy starring Ted Danson as the mayor of Los Angeles, TheWrap has learned.

Kenedy, who starred on ABC’s “Speechless,” will play Orly Bremer, the headstrong teenage daughter of Danson’s character, a wealthy businessman who ends up becoming L.A.’s top pol. The comedy was given a straight-to-series order by NBC last summer and comes from “30 Rock” creators Tina Fey and Robert Carlock.

The project will be produced by Universal Television, Fey’s Little Stranger, Bevel Gears and 3 Arts Entertainment. Carlock and Fey will serve as executive producers alongside Jeff Richmond and David Miner. Eric Gurian will oversee for Little Stranger.

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Kenedy is best known for her role as Dylan Dimeo on “Speechless,” the youngest daughter of the Dimeo family. ABC decided to cancel that series after three seasons last year.
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Speechless on ABC: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four?

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What's the word? Is the Speechless TV show cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this is the place to track the status of Speechless, season four. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?

What's This TV Show About?

An ABC family sitcom, Speechless stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. The third season kicks off with the Dimeo family and Jj’s aide, Kenneth (Yarbrough), heading to London to meet up with Maya’s
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Speechless and Splitting Up Together Canceled at ABC

The bloodbath at ABC continues!

Comedies Speechless and Splitting Up Together are the latest cancellations at the Alphabet network, it has been announced. 

Speechless lasted three seasons before the plug was pulled. Moving to a new night this season, it tumbled almost 60 percent in the demo. 

In live + same day metrics, it is averaged 2.3 million viewers and a 0.5 rating. It did get a minor bump with delayed viewing factored in. 

Related: The Cool Kids Canceled at Fox

It was ABC's least-watched scripted series, so the cancellation is not completely surprising. ABC did own the show, so many thought it stood a decent shot at being renewed. 

However, it seems the network is going in a different direction. 

Speechless starred Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, and Kyla Kenedy

As for Splitting Up Together, the rom-com was not owned by ABC and was pulling in anemic ratings all season long.
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Speechless: Season Three Ratings

Last year the Speechless TV show continued to slip down in the Nielsen ratings, but instead of being cancelled, it was renewed for a third season and moved to Friday nights. Is that the death knell for this family sitcom, or will being part of the Alphabet Network's Tgif lineup reinvigorate it? Will Speechless be cancelled or renewed for season four? Stay tuned. **Status update below.

An ABC comedy, Speechless, stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. The third season kicks off with the Dimeo family and Jj's aide, Kenneth (Yarbrough) heading to London to meet up with Maya’s estranged father,
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Speechless: Season Three Viewer Votes

Will you speak up for the third season of the Speechless TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Speechless is cancelled or renewed for season four. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all of the Speechless season three episodes for us here. **Status update below.

An ABC sitcom, Speechless stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. The third season kicks
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Speechless: Sitcom Cancelled; No Season Four on ABC

Looks like ABC has earned Maya Dimeo's wrath. The network has cancelled the Speechless comedy series, so there won't be a fourth season of Jj and company.

A family sitcom, Speechless stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. The third season kicked off with the Dimeo family and Jj’s aide, Kenneth (Yarbrough), heading to London to meet up with Maya’s estranged father, Martin (John Cleese), to ask him for some help. This year, Maya also has to come to terms with how fast her kids are growing up. Read More…
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Minnie Driver Laments Speechless' Cancellation: 'It Feels Rather Sad'

Minnie Driver Laments Speechless' Cancellation: 'It Feels Rather Sad'
Minnie Driver is speaking out about Speechless‘ cancellation, offering words of comfort — and encouragement — to the sitcom’s fans.

Shortly after news of the show’s axing broke on Friday, the ABC comedy’s leading lady issued a brief statement on Twitter. “Speechless has been cancelled and it feels rather sad,” she initially conceded, before adding, “However, I truly believe we have left this conversation about family, disability and love in a better place than we found it. I love all the people I worked with on it, and all of you who loved our show, too.”

Well now listen.
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Speechless Cancelled at ABC

ABC has silenced Speechless, canceling the comedy after three seasons, TVLine has confirmed. The short-lived series followed the everyday exploits of the Dimeo family — most notably J.J., a sharp-witted teenager living with cerebral palsy.

Speechless starred Minnie Driver as high-strung mom Maya, John Ross Bowie as fun-loving dad Jimmy Sr., Mason Cook as middle child Ray, Kyla Kenedy as prank-loving youngest child Dylan and, of course, Micah Fowler as J.J. The cast also included Cedric Yarbrough as J.J.’s “voice,” Kenneth Clements. [Update: Driver reacts to cancellation.]

During its three-season run, Speechless was nominated for a handful of accolades, taking home Television
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‘Speechless’ Canceled After Three Seasons at ABC

  • Variety
‘Speechless’ Canceled After Three Seasons at ABC
Speechless” has been canceled after three seasons at ABC.

The single-camera comedy centered on the middle class Dimeo family. Maya Dimeo (Minnie Driver) is a mother who will do anything for her children, especially eldest son Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. Although she is attempting to get her own business of accessible clothing off the ground, she is also deeply focused on Jj’s future, as he graduated from high school in the third season finale and wants to pursue film school.

In addition to Driver and Fowler, “Speechless” starred Cedric Yarbrough, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook and Kyla Kenedy. Scott Silveri created the series and served as showrunner; Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar also executive produced. The series was produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.

Speechless” has been a solid part of the Alphabet’s family comedy lineup for the past few years, although
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John Cleese to Guest Star on ‘Speechless’ Season 3 Premiere

  • Variety
John Cleese to Guest Star on ‘Speechless’ Season 3 Premiere
John Cleese is joining the ABC comedy “Speechless” in a guest starring role.

The iconic British comedian will appear in the show’s two-part third season premiere as the estranged father of Minnie Driver’s character, Maya. Cleese will play Martin, described as hot-tempered, grudge-holding, sharp-witted, and irresistibly charming.

The season premiere will begin filming in London on Aug. 30, with the episodes set to air on Oct. 5 and Oct. 12.

Cleese is best known for his work with the legendary comedy group Monty Python, having appeared in the group’s TV show “Monty Pyton’s Flying Circus” as well as multiple films like “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life,” and “Monty Python’s Life of Brian.”

After embarking on a solo career, Cleese has appeared in films like “A Fish Called Wanda” and James Bond movies “The World Is Not Enough” and “Die Another Day.
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Speechless: Is the ABC TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture Watch Speak now, or forever hold your peace. Is the Speechless TV show cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this is the place to track the status of Speechless, season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? Airing on the ABC television network, Speechless stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. In the second season, the kids are sailing
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‘Speechless’ Renewed for Season 3 at ABC

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‘Speechless’ Renewed for Season 3 at ABC
Speechless” has been renewed for a third season at ABC.

The single-camera comedy follows Maya Dimeo (Minnie Driver), a mom on a mission who will do anything for her family, particularly her eldest son Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. The series begins with the family moving to a new school that will provide Jj with an aide to speak for him, but Jj prefers the company of groundskeeper Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough).

In addition to Driver, Fowler, and Yarbrough, the series stars John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, and Kyla Kenedy. Scott Silveri created the series and serves as executive producer of the show, along with “Fresh Off the Boat’s” Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar. The series is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.

Driver posted the news on Twitter, writing, “This Just In: #spechless picked up for a 3rd season Ha! Brilliant. Couldn’t be happier.
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Speechless Renewed for Season 3

The Dimeo family isn’t going anywhere: ABC has renewed Speechless for a third season.

Star Minnie Driver confirmed the news in a series of tweets Thursday night:

This Just In: #spechless picked up for a 3rd season Ha! Brilliant. Couldn’t be happier

— Minnie Driver (@driverminnie) May 11, 2018

22 episodes !!!!! @Speechless_ABC

— Minnie Driver (@driverminnie) May 11, 2018

So happy I spelt #speechless wrong ….

— Minnie Driver (@driverminnie) May 11, 2018

The ABC sitcom stars Driver as Maya, the matriarch of an unconventional family whose lives revolve around special-needs son Jj (Micah Fowler). John Ross Bowie (The Big Bang Theory) co-stars as Maya’s husband Jimmy
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‘Speechless': John Ross Bowie on How Important That ‘Sh—hole’ of a Home Is to the Dimeos (Video)

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‘Speechless': John Ross Bowie on How Important That ‘Sh—hole’ of a Home Is to the Dimeos (Video)
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on unless you’ve seen the Season 2 finale of “Speechless.”) John Ross Bowie plays the patriarch of a close-knit family on ABC’s “Speechless.” A close-knit homeless family, after that cliffhanger of a Season 2 finale. Wednesday’s episode saw Jimmy (Bowie), his wife Maya (Minnie Drive), and their kids — Ray (Mason Cook), Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) and J.J. (Micah Fowler) — camped out on the lawn because they had been evicted from their home. Bowie told TheWrap during a recent interview just how important that house is to the family, even though it’s a real dump. “The house is...
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Speechless: Season Two Viewer Votes

Which episodes speak to you in the second season of the Speechless TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show Speechless is cancelled or renewed for season three. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all the season two episodes of Speechless for us, below. An ABC sitcom, Speechless stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. In the second season, Jj is home from summer camp and the
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Speechless: Season Two Ratings

During season one on ABC, the Speechless TV show was a top-five ratings performer in the 18-49 demo and in the top 10, in terms of total audience size. Can this comedy retain or even build up its audience in its second season? Will Speechless be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. A family sitcom, Speechless, stars Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kenedy, and Cedric Yarbrough. Maya Dimeo (Driver) is a no-nonsense mom who will do anything for her family: husband Jimmy (Bowie), brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. In the second season on ABC, the kids are sailing uncharted waters; they are going to continue at the same school they attended, last year. Now this family needs to balance fun with the responsibility of
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‘Speechless’ Review: Season 2 Is a Lean, Clean, Comedy Machine That’s Even Funnier Than You Think

‘Speechless’ Review: Season 2 Is a Lean, Clean, Comedy Machine That’s Even Funnier Than You Think
The first episode of “Speechless” Season 2 starts with a flurry. Part of the action comes from the plot, as the Dimeo family wakens to the startling revelation that their house has been tented for fumigation. In a panic, Maya (Minnie Driver), Jimmy (John Ross Bowie), and their children, Ray (Mason Cook), Dylan (Kyla Kenedy), and J.J. (Micah Fowler) roll out of bed and go rushing out into the street wearing nothing but their pajamas.

The whirlwind of activity also complements a mad rush of situational, verbal, and physical jokes. Starting inside Ray’s imagination, the cold open unveils our newly dating middle-child is being “incepted” by Dylan, who’s whispering negative thoughts into his ear in order to ruin his dreams (quite literally). When he tells her to go back to sleep, they realize it’s noon; a fact they missed because the tent draped over their house is
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Exclusive: Watch Kenneth School the Dimeos With a Song in 'Speechless' Season 2 Sneak Peek!

Exclusive: Watch Kenneth School the Dimeos With a Song in 'Speechless' Season 2 Sneak Peek!
Speechless returns for its second season on Wednesday, but that doesn’t mean the Dimeos have gotten their act together!

In Et’s exclusive sneak peek at the season two premiere, the family -- whose hectic lives tend to revolve around eldest son Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy -- is taking a hard look at themselves, when Ray (Mason Cook) points out that there’s one person they’ve left out of their collective reflection.

“I came ashore for this, but I won’t have my groove interrupted,” Jj’s aide, Kenneth (Cedric Yarbrough), announces to the family, inserting his earbuds for a musical schooling as Maya (Minnie Driver) rolls her eyes and Dylan (Kyla Kenedy) wonders if he's been drinking. “I am armed with the soundtrack of my nautical summer: a tasty mix of ‘70s yacht rock.”

Exclusive: 'Speechless' Sneak Peek: Jimmy Builds an Epic Family Halloween Costume -- But Will It
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Speechless: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on ABC?

Vulture WatchWhat's that, you say? Has the Speechless TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on ABC? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Speechless season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the television network, Speechless follows Maya Dimeo (Minnie Driver) and her family. A no-nonsense mom, Maya will do anything for her loved ones. She's always fighting against injustices -- both real and imagined. She and husband Jimmy (John Ross Bowie) are parents to brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. Moving to an upscale school district, Maya needs
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Speechless: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two on ABC?

Vulture WatchWhat's that, you say? Has the Speechless TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on ABC? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Speechless season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About?Airing on the television network, Speechless follows Maya Dimeo (Minnie Driver) and her family. A no-nonsense mom, Maya will do anything for her loved ones. She's always fighting against injustices -- both real and imagined. She and husband Jimmy (John Ross Bowie) are parents to brainy Ray (Mason Cook), athletic Dylan (Kyla Kennedy), and teenager Jj (Micah Fowler), who has cerebral palsy. Moving to an upscale school district, Maya needs
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