'Single Parents' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about the family sitcom

'Single Parents' Season 2: Release date, plot, cast, trailer, news and everything you need to know about the family sitcom

The American sitcom television series, 'Single Parents', first premiered on ABC on September 26, 2018. The fresh and relatable comedy, which blended with the struggle of raising children in single-parent families, had captured many hearts. After its successful first season, fans had been rooting for the renewal of the show.

The show explores the complicated relationship of parents with their kids and sprinkles it with humor and emotion. On October 17, 2018, the show was chosen to be featured with a full season of 22 episodes and one additional episode, bringing it to a total of 23. 

Release date

After fans' heavy demand, ABC renewed the show for a second season, which will premiere on September 25, 2019.


The story revolves around Will Cooper, a divorced man in his 30s, who pays particular attention to raising his daughter. In all the parenting needs, he has forgotten to live his own life, losing sense of who he is as a man. No sooner do the other single parents realize the pickle he has fallen into, they get set to help him out of the situation.


The group of single parents devise a plan to get Will out of the chaotic world of PTA, parenting, and princesses and takes him into the dating spectrum. Slowly, they help him realize that parenthood does not mean sacrificing one's own identity. But, does he learn and how successful is he in stopping himself getting invested in his daughter's life?


Taran Killam

Taran Killam attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Taran Killam plays Will, a single father who bonds with other single parents in his daughter’s classroom. The American actor, comedian, writer, and singer is known for his performance in 'The Amanda Show', 'Wild n Out', 'Mad TV', and 'Saturday Night Live'. 

Leighton Meester

Actress Leighton Meester attends the Naersi fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at American Museum of Natural History on September 10, 2017, in New York City. (Getty Images)

Leighton Meester has been cast as Angie D'Amato, a single mother with a needy son. The actress, singer, songwriter, and model is known for her role as the devious socialite Blair Waldorf on teen drama 'Gossip Girl'. She has also been seen in movies like 'Killer Movie', 'Monte Carlo', and 'The Judge'.

Kimrie Lewis

Kimrie Lewis-Davis of "Single Parents" attends the Entertainment Weekly & PEOPLE New York Upfronts Party on May 13, 2019, in New York City. (Getty Images)

Kimrie Lewis plays the role of Poppy Banks, a single mother who has a son. The actress, comedian, and writer is best known for her role in 'Scandal' as reporter Ashley Davidson. 

Brad Garrett

Brad Garrett arrives at the Premiere Of HBO's "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on June 27, 2018, in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

Garrett plays Douglas Fogerty on the show. He is an older, widowed, single father with identical twin daughters who often puts them to work. He has acted in several films such as 'Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World' (1998), 'An Extremely Goofy Movie' (2000), 'Stuart Little 2' (2002), 'Finding Nemo' (2003), 'Garfield' (2004), 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows' (2016) and 'Christopher Robin' (2018). 


Elizabeth Meriwether

Creator & Executive Producer Elizabeth Meriwether attends the Paley Center For Media's PaleyFest 2013 Honoring "New Girl" at Saban Theatre on March 11, 2013, in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

Elizabeth Meriwether is the show creator of 'Single Parents'. She is known for creating the Fox sitcom 'New Girl'. As a writer, she made a mark with the play 'Oliver Parker!' and the romantic comedy film 'No Strings Attached'.

'Modern Family' fame director Jason Winer directed a few episodes in the show and JJ Philbin, known for her work on 'The O.C.', is one of the scriptwriters. 


Where to watch

'Single Parents' is all set to be aired from September 25, 2019, on ABC.

Season recap

The show ended on a cliffhanger and several viewers have been anticipating the release of the new season. In the May 8 season finale, Garrett’s Douglas and Lewis’ Poppy finally confessed their romantic connection for each other and the episode ended with them hand-in-hand. Will they have a real relationship? Meanwhile, Meester’s Angie faced the father of her child for the first time in years. Short of words, she could hardly say anything to him. On the other hand, Will never admitted his feelings for Angie.


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