'United We Fall': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the ABC family sitcom

'United We Fall' premieres on ABC with two back-to-back episodes aka a one hour premiere

                            'United We Fall': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the ABC family sitcom
Jo and Bill (ABC)

If you liked shows like 'My Wife and Kids' or even most recently, 'Outmatches' ABC's new sitcom titled 'United We Fall' might just be for you. Playing the age-old game of parenting to perfection is the central part of the narrative, as viewers see a young couple trying to raise their kids as best they can. From wondering if their kids biting other kids at school is a bad thing, to leaving their little daughter in the car with the keys, Jo and Bill have a lot on their plate and on their mind. Here is what we know of the wholesome upcoming ABC sitcom:

Release date

'United We Fall' premieres on ABC on July 15, 2020, with two back-to-back episodes.


The official synopsis of the sitcom reads, "A family sitcom that follows the trials and tribulations of Jo and Bill, parents of two young kids, as they try to make it day-to-day as a functioning family." Trials and tribulations include the fact that Jo and Bill are constantly judged by people that surround them, like other parents, doctors, co-workers, the mother-in-law and even at times their own children.


Will Sasso as Bill 

Will Sasso (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images,)

Sasso's most notably recognized for his role as Mooska in 'The Orville' (2018-2019) and has been part of many big named productions. His works include his roles as Fishin' Hole Guy in 'Best in Show' (2000), Hank Vilmes in 'Drop Dead Gorgeous; (1999), Chet Walters in 'Beverly Hills Ninja' (1997)  and a mover in 'Happy Gilmore' (1996).

Christina Vidal-Mitchel as Jo

Actress Christina Vidal (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images for National Hispanic Media Coalition )

Christina is known for her roles as Christine in 'See No Evil' (2006), Angie Vega in 'Life with Mikey' (1993), and Maddie in 'Freaky Friday' (2003) alongside Lindsay Lohan and Cynthia in 'Welcome to the Dollhouse' (1995).

Other members of the cast include 'Scandal' actor Guillermo Diaz as Chuy, ‘Saturday Night Live’s Jane Curtin as Sandy, Ella Grace Helton as Emily Ryan, Olivia Taylor Cohen as Marta, Gloria Calderon Kellett as Ms Molina, Allyson Juliette as Kimmy, Sarah Levy as Kendra and many more.


Julius Sharpe is the series' creator, which is directed by Mark Cendrowski. Sharpe, Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce serve as writers. Executive producers include Sharpe, Julia Gunn and Seth Gordon. 'United We Fall' is produced by Sony Pictures Television, Exhibit A Film, Julius Sharpe International Petroleum & Writing Inc. and ABC Studio



Bill’s very judgmental live-in mother (Jane Curtin) and Jo’s large Latinx Catholic family never fail to let the couple that they are screwing up, but Bill and Jo soldier on, united against everyone: other parents, teachers, doctors, specialists, coaches, co-workers and especially their kids.

Where to watch

Catch 'United We Fall' with two back-to-back episodes on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 8 pm ET on ABC.

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