If you missed the news elsewhere, Raising Hope has been given a full season order by Fox, and a one-hour episode will be aired on October 26. Press releases, promotional pics, and episode synopses below.
FOX has ordered an additional nine episodes of the critically acclaimed new comedy RAISING HOPE, bringing the series to a full-season order, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President, Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company.
“With RAISING HOPE, Greg Garcia captures a smart take on the working-class family with a great mix of wild comedy and a big dose of heart,” said Reilly. “The show is running like a Swiss clock, and we’re very happy with how well audiences have responded so far – so we’re confident it will build an even bigger audience throughout the season.”
“I’m really happy for our incredibly talented cast and very hard-working crew. They have done an amazing job and deserve this,” said Greg Garcia, RAISING HOPE creator and executive producer. “Me? I was looking forward so some time off, but I guess that’s not going to happen.”
So far this season, RAISING HOPE is the No. 1 new comedy among Teens and Young Women, the No. 2 new comedy among Adults 18-34 and one of the Top 5 new comedies among Adults 18-49.
In next week’s all-new episode, “Say Cheese,” airing Tuesday, Oct. 12 (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT), SABRINA (Shannon Woodward) visits JIMMY (Lucas Neff) at home for the first time. Looking through a family photo album, she points out that there aren’t any family portraits with Hope. Although past attempts have been filled with chaos and stress, Jimmy decides to organize a family photo shoot.
RAISING HOPE “Family Secrets” Season 1 Episode 5 – When a box containing videos of Hope’s mother arrives from prison, Jimmy must decide whether or not to let Hope see them. Virginia explains that children need to be protected from the truth, leading Jimmy to question what exactly his parents have been keeping from him in the all-new “Family Secrets” episode of RAISING HOPE airing Tuesday, Oct. 26 (9:01-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Cast: Lucas Neff as Jimmy; Martha Plimpton as Virginia; Garret Dillahunt as Burt; Shannon Woodward as Sabrina. Guest Cast: Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw; Bijou Phillips as Lucy; Linda Gehringer as Louise; E.J. Callahan as Vandy; Niko Posey as Crystal.
FOX has booked a one-hour “Raising Hope” stunt for Tuesday, October 26, network sources have confirmed to the site exclusively.
Back-to-back new episodes of the series – including its Halloween-themed installment – will air at 9:00/8:00c, leading out of “Glee’s” much-ballyhooed “Rocky Horror Glee Show” episode at 8:00/7:00c.
Said move means newcomer “Running Wilde” will be pre-empted that night.
RAISING HOPE (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) – “Happy Halloween/Family Secrets” (One-Hour Episode)
When Sabrina’s (Shannon Woodward) boyfriend can’t make it to the deli guy’s Halloween party, Jimmy (Lucas Neff) offers to put on his costume and go in his place. Virginia (Martha Plimpton) takes Maw Maw (Cloris Leachman), who is dressed as a cat, trick-or-treating while Burt (Garret Dillahunt) plots ways to play tricks on Jimmy. Meanwhile, when a box containing videos of Hope’s mother arrives from prison, Jimmy must decide whether or not to let Hope see them. Virginia explains that children need to be protected from the truth, leading Jimmy to question what exactly his parents have been keeping from him.