Premieres Wednesday, March 28 at 8:30 PT/ET on ABC
Based on the podcast StartUp, Alex Schuman is a brilliant radio journalist, husband and father of two who is about to do something crazy – quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a lot harder than he thought. The series stars Zach Braff as Alex Schuman, Michael Imperioli as Eddie, Tiya Sircar as Rooni Schuman, Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre, Elisha Henig as Ben Schuman and Audyssie James as Soraya Schuman.
In the series premiere, “The Unfair Advantage,” with the help of wife Rooni and their children, Alex Schuman indeed quits his prominent job to start his own podcast company telling real stories that matter. He hires his cousin Eddie and former producer, Deirdre, to help achieve his dream. Meanwhile, Ben performs magic at the school talent show which teaches Alex an important lesson about his future.
Guest starring in this episode are Austin Pendleton as Wesley Harman, Ashleigh Murray as Melissa, Sarah Dacey Charles as Boss, Weston Allen Kemp as Nerdy Intern, Tuffy Questell as Landlord, Veronica Reyes-How as Teacher, Eleanor Koski as Chloe, Angelo Pizza as Boy Singing, Wayne Chang as Shushing Paret, Catherine Davis as Chef, William Key Wilde III as Tough Kid and Chris Sacca as himself.