The Real Match (1/24) (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 12/16/2016)
JIMMY RECRUITS KENNY TO JOIN THE ST. BARKLAYS WRESTLING TEAM, WHICH LEADS TO A SURPRISING RESULT, ON ABC’S ‘THE REAL O’NEALS’
“The Real Match” – When Jimmy recruits a reluctant Kenny to join his wrestling team for a one-time match, a surprise victory gives him the confidence to join the team full time to become the first, openly gay athlete at St. Barklays. Kenny’s newfound stardom makes Jimmy feel a bit replaced, but when an opponent refuses to wrestle his brother, Jimmy puts his feelings aside and rallies the team around Kenny. Meanwhile, Pat injures his back trying to help Eileen prepare for a weekend getaway, but things only get worse when she tries to be the perfect caregiver to impress VP Murray but fails miserably, on ABC’s “The Real O’Neals,” airing on TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EST). (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 12/16/2016)
Guest starring Gus Kenworthy as himself, Robbie Rogers as himself, Matt Oberg as VP Murray and Madison Pettis as Chloe Perrente.
“The Real O’Neals” stars Martha Plimpton as Eileen, Jay R. Ferguson as Pat, Noah Galvin as Kenny, Matt Shively as Jimmy, Bebe Wood as Shannon and Mary Hollis Inboden as Aunt Jodi.
“The Real Match” was written by Adam Roberts and directed by Todd Holland. Executive producers of the series are Casey Johnson, David Windsor, Stacy Traub, Dan Savage, Brian Pines, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Dan McDermott and Todd Holland. The series is produced by ABC Studios.