What is Extended Family (TV) About?
Extended Family, an American family sitcom, offers a humorous look at the complexities and quirks of post-divorce family life. The series follows the story of Jim and Julia, who, despite being divorced, maintain a strong friendship and commitment to co-raising their children, Grace and Jimmy Jr., by alternating their stays at the family home. As they navigate this unconventional arrangement, their lives take an unexpected turn when Julia starts dating Trey, an esteemed sports team owner and Jim's personal idol. This development prompts a series of comedic events as Jim grapples with this new dynamic, balancing his own emotions with the well-being of his family. The show features a talented ensemble cast including Jon Cryer, Donald Faison, and Abigail Spencer, and provides a light-hearted yet insightful glimpse into the evolving nature of family relationships in today's world. Extended Family premiered on NBC and has become known for its portrayal of blended families and sentient depictions of shared custody.
The first episode of Extended Family aired on December 23, 2023 and the most recent episode to air was on March 26, 2024.