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Matthew Perry ("Friends," "Mr. Sunshine") stars as Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen (John Cho, "Star Trek," "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"), has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself in a support group for "life change" where he meets an oddball cast of characters, all with their own backstories filled with varying degrees of loss. On his very first visit, Ryan convinces the group to deviate from their normal session and starts a tournament-style competition (March Sadness!) to find out whose story is the worst. Ryan’s total lack of interest in "the healing process" proves distracting, and he soon butts heads with the by-the-books group leader, Lauren, played by Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti ("The Playboy Club"). Back at work, Ryan is confronted with the fact that he hasn't really processed his grief and realizes Lauren and the other members of the group might be key in helping him move on. Also starring are Tony Award winner Julie White (“Transformers”) as Anne, Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”) as Owen, Suzy Nakamura (“Dodgeball”) as Yolanda, and Brett Gelman as Mr. K (“30 Minutes or Less”).
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPilot||Matthew Perry ("Friends," "Mr. Sunshine") stars as Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen (John Cho, "Star Trek," "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"), has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself in a support group for "life change" where he meets an oddball cast of characters, all with their own backstories filled with varying degrees of loss. On his very first visit, Ryan convinces the group to deviate from their normal session and starts a tournament-style competition (March Sadness!) to find out whose story is the worst. Ryan’s total lack of interest in "the healing process" proves distracting, and he soon butts heads with the by-the-books group leader, Lauren, played by Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti ("The Playboy Club"). Back at work, Ryan is confronted with the fact that he hasn't really processed his grief and realizes Lauren and the other members of the group might be key in helping him move on. Also starring are Tony Award winner Julie White (“Transformers”) as Anne, Tyler James Williams (“Everybody Hates Chris”) as Owen, Suzy Nakamura (“Dodgeball”) as Yolanda, and Brett Gelman as Mr. K (“30 Minutes or Less”).||23:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHe Got Game, She Got Cats||Ryan comes to grips that he doesn't have Janie around to cook or shop for him anymore. The group discovers that Lauren caves under pressure when taking tests and decides to help her study for her grad school entrance exam. Meanwhile, Steven has broken up with his girlfriend and enlists Ryan to be his wingman to go out on the town.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThere's No "Ryan" in Team||Ryan struggles to keep the group and his "real life" separate, but comes to learn he'll get better faster if he really lets them in. Meanwhile, Steven wants to be there for Ryan and help him overcome his loss, but his efforts to do so are awkward and comical.||21:27||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBench-Clearing Brawl||Ryan is thrilled to be accepted into Jeremy Roenick’s hockey game - a game he has been trying to play in for ten years. Unbeknownst to Ryan, he’s been invited out of sympathy. Meanwhile, the group creates collages in an exercise that Ryan blows off, and Anne, hesitant on attending a lesbian wedding agrees to bring Ryan as her plus one.||21:20||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDo You Believe in Ghosts... Yes!||Ryan comes to grips that he doesn't have Janie around to cook or shop for him anymore. The group discovers that Lauren caves under pressure when taking tests and decides to help her study for her real estate certification exam. Meanwhile, Steven has broken up with his girlfriend and enlists Ryan to be his wingman to go out on the town.||21:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBig League Chew||Ryan manifests a textbook symptom of the grieving process - compulsive eating - but he rejects the notion that he is a "grief cliché." After meeting the man in Lauren's life, Ryan offers unsolicited advice in getting them to the next stage of their relationship. Meanwhile, Ryan tries to snap Danny out of his robust fantasy life.||21:27||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAny Given Birthday||Ryan has never liked celebrating his birthday, but when the group plans a scavenger hunt for him, he reluctantly plays along. Meanwhile, Ryan agrees to let Sonia look after Steven after he's undergone a colonoscopy, and Mr. K and Anne bond over their passion for musicals.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoVideogame, Set, Match||Though Ryan is reluctant to take Owen under his wing, he begins to realize Owen may need a big brother figure in his life. Meanwhile, Yolanda decides she's ready to graduate from the group and Steven hires a new K-Bal Girl.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDinner Takes All||When Amy pays a visit to her old college friends Ryan and Steven, the guys unexpectedly begin to compete for her affection. Meanwhile, Ryan invites the support group to the K-Bal offices for Thanksgiving, Lauren's qualifications are tested by Owen's mom and Anne's kids meet Ryan for the first time.||21:28||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBack, Back, Back...It's Gone!||When Ryan decides it's time to start dating again, Misty May-Treanor offers to help and invites him to play in a game of beach volleyball with her friends. Elsewhere, George outlives his doctors' predicted life expectancy for him and is ready to celebrate and Danny develops feelings for Sonia.||21:28||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe World Ain't Over 'Til It's Over||When the group settles on a date for their holiday party, it happens to fall on what Mr. K (Brett Gelman) believes will be the end of the world. Ryan (Matthew Perry) invites Anne (Julie White) along on his annual trip to wine country with Steven (John Cho) and Lauren (Laura Benanti) worries her boyfriend is ready to pop the question.Tyler James Williams and Suzy Nakamura also star.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoWin At All Costas||Ryan receives an invitation from Bob Costas, his hero, to take part on his new TV show while Fausta invites everyone in the group to her niece's Quincenierra - everyone except Anne. Meanwhile, after completing a major project at work, Mr. K searches to find a new way to contribute and make a difference.||21:27||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGooooaaaallll Doll!||Despite Carrie's warning, Ryan wants to get his first date out of the way and asks Carrie's flaky friend, but not without a little competition from Shaun White. Meanwhile, Yolanda starts a new job at the hospital where Sonia works and tries to reinvent herself.||21:28||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|14||HDClosed CaptioningVideoComeback Player Of The Year||Ryan fears the group chemistry will change and feels threatened by the return of the very popular and beautiful former group member, Simone who tries to force the group to choose between her and Ryan. Meanwhile Steven and Mr. K buddy bond and along with Terrell Owens, teach Ryan a lesson. Anne prevents Danny from being taken to the cleaners in his divorce.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|15||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPass Interference||Despite Lauren's (Laura Benanti) warning to Ryan (Matthew Perry) of no dating among group members, he continues to pursue Simone (Piper Perabo) but each time things heat up with them, Janie's (Christine Woods) ghost appears, throwing Ryan off his game. The group helps Ryan deal with the guilt he feels as he starts dating again. Meanwhile Anne, (Julie White) Yolanda, (Suzy Nakamura) Sonia, (Sarah Baker)and Fausta (Tonita Castro) decide to buy Lauren a wedding dress and use Owen (Tyler James Williams) as a body double.||21:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|16||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGo Deep||Ryan's prideful indignation over having to read a live commercial for a male enhancement product causes him to stage a walkout, only to be replaced by Terrell Owens whom he just hired as a temporary assistant. Lauren obsesses over a single low group evaluation score and solicits help from George to find out who gave her the poor rating. Meanwhile Simone invites Ryan to a meditation center where he does everything but calm himself. And in group, it's Anne who helps put Ryan back on track with the truth.||21:32||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|17||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRing and a Miss||When Simone tells Ryan not to wear his wedding ring, he can't seem to get rid of it no matter how hard he tries. That doesn't stop him from asking Simone to move in with him, spurred on by an encounter with his sad, middle-aged bachelor friend, Hughie. Meanwhile Anne, desperate for a babysitter, reluctantly accepts Mr. K's offer to fill the job and as a result she grows closer to her kids.||21:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|18||HDClosed CaptioningVideoDouble Down||Ryan, still pained from the breakup with Simone, backslides into his old gambling habit, though sternly warned by Lauren to steer clear. But when he receives the life insurance check for his deceased wife, it's more than he can bear and he starts making bets on anything and everything. Meanwhile Anne meets a stunning, young bookstore clerk, Brittney, who turns out to be all beauty and no brains. Lauren comes to Ryan's rescue by fleecing him at poker and in the aftermath, Ryan bonds with Anne over their respective lost loves.||21:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|19||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGo for the Gold Watch||Ryan's (Matthew Perry) show is rated #1 but even this new, exalted status does not provide the personal happiness he wants in his life. Lauren (Laura Benanti) explains that happiness comes from within and real joy can only be found by helping others. Ryan attempts to achieve inner happiness by helping Danny (Seth Morris) hook up with Sonia (Sarah Baker) but she fancies the stranger, Carlo (Ben Falcone) instead. Meanwhile Owen (Tyler James Williams) and Anne (Julie White) snoop around the house of the strange Mr. K (Brett Gelman) only to leave more disturbed than when they arrived.||21:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|20||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMatchup Problems||Anne (Julie White) offers to set up Ryan (Matthew Perry) with a new acquaintance, Talia (Courteney Cox), a recent widow struggling to find her emotional direction. When the three go out together, Talia ends up heavily flirting with them both. Meanwhile Lauren (Laura Benanti) accidentally attracts a man away from Yolanda (Suzy Nakmura) who has gone on an Asian singles cruise to find a man for herself.||21:36||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|21||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFast Breakup||Ryan (Matthew Perry) finds a new rival in the K-Ball Mascot. Also, Ryan is unsure how to handle a flirty, drunk-dial call from his secretary Carrie (Allison Miller). In a strange role reversal, Ryan becomes counselor to Lauren (Laure Benanti) in her confused love life while the group prepares a bachelorette party that will never be.||21:26||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|22||HDClosed CaptioningVideoUrn-ed Run||Worried that his career is in shambles, Ryan (Matthew Perry) travels to New York with Steven (John Cho) to interview as host of a national show, set up for him by Anne (Julie White). Meanwhile, the group grumbles they're getting nothing out of their sessions and blame Lauren (Laura Benanti) to such an extent that Yolanda (Suzy Nakamura) and Sonia (Sarah Baker) make up a big problem for her to fix. When both plans crash, the group finds renewed strength from their failures.||21:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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So I thought I'd check out this show last night because it's Matthew Perry. He's very talented (obviously) but this show only proves it. It's brilliant. It's my kind of humor, it's heartwarming, and to be honest, it's one of the best pilots I've seen in a while. It's nice to see Matthew Perry out there again doing what he does best, making people laugh. The man makes good television! I mean, who didn't love him in 'friends'?
I can't wait for the next episode of 'Go on' in September.
I'd definitely recommend this show, if you can appreciate the humor. I'm 17 and I appreciate it. Very vey funny. I get a good vibe from it.
P.s.- seeing Tyler James Williams from 'everybody hates Chris' was a cool surprise. I like that guy, he's a good actor.
really liked the pilot. Hoping for more.
If you like matthew perry and you like smart comedies you'll like this show. Plus the pilot is free!
Caught the premiere of 'Go On' after the Olympics, and while not a homerun...it's not a tragic effort either. There are some actual unforced laughs, and a decent premise for this series. I wasn't a fan of Mathew Perry's last effort (already forgot the name), he appears a little more comfortable in this character, and if the cast comes together.. they could have something. So I say...give it a shot.. It's still free, and is broadcast on NBC.