via press release:
ABC FAMILY’S ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES “MELISSA & JOEY”
RETURNS FOR SERIES’ SECOND SEASON
BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
WITH BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES
Burbank, CA (March 12, 2012) – ABC Family kicks off the summer with the second season premiere of “Melissa & Joey,” on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, with back-to-back episodes at 8:00PM and 8:30PM.
Starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence, season two of “Melissa & Joey” picks up with Mel’s (Hart) house in disarray after the bathtub crashed through the living room in the season one finale. Joe (Lawrence) continues to help Mel raise her teenage niece (Taylor Spreitler) and nephew (Nick Robinson), while she pursues her career in local politics. The second season features such guest stars as Debi Mazar (“Entourage”), Cody Linley (“Dancing with the Stars, “Hannah Montana”), Gregg Sulkin (“Wizards of Waverly Place”) and comedienne Rita Rudner.
“Melissa & Joey” ranks as ABC Family’s number one comedy of all time in Total Viewers, Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34, and Persons 12-34. During its most recent season, “Melissa & Joey” also ranked as the #1 cable program on Wednesdays at 8 o’clock among key demographics Adults 18-34, Women 18-34, Women 18-49, Viewers 12-34 and Females 12-34. “Melissa & Joey” is a half-hour multi-cam comedy executive-produced by Bob Young & David Kendall, Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence. Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Taylor Spreitler and Nick Robinson star.