Matthew Perry (“Friends, ” “Mr. Sunshine”) stars since Ryan King, a recent widower along with sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the diminished his wife. Ryan’s alpha-male boss, Stephen, played by John Cho (“Star Travel, ” “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle”), has a different plan available for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning on the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself from a support group for “life switch, ” where he accommodates an oddball cast associated with characters, all with their own backstories contains varying degrees of impairment.
On his very initial visit, Ryan convinces the group to deviate from their normal session and commences a tournament-style competition (03 Sadness!) to find out whose story may be the worst. Ryan’s total lack interesting in “the healing process” proves distracting and he soon butts heads considering 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 he hasn’t really ready-made his grief and realizes Lauren plus the other members of the group may be key in helping him move on. Also starring are Tony Award-Winner Julie White (“Transformers”) seeing that Anne, Bill Cobbs (“The Muppets, ” “Night at the Museum”) as George along with Suzy Nakamura (“Dodgeball”) because Yolanda.
“Go On” is a touching new comedy produced by Emmy Award-winning writer/executive the manufacturer Scott Silveri (“Perfect Couples, ” “Friends”). Todd Holland (“Malcolm from the Middle”), Karey Nixon (“Free Agencies, ” “Miss/Guided”) along with Jon Pollack (“Up Most of Night, ” “30 Rock”) also serve as executive companies. The pilot was moved by Holland.
“Go On” is a new production of Universal Telly, Dark Toy Entertainment and also Silver & Gold Productions.