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Downward Dog

Downward Dog

  • Premiered: 
    May 17, 2017
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  • Network: ABC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the web series (Downward Dog) 
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Plot Synopsis

Based on the web series of the same name, DOWNWARD DOG is a half-hour comedy series about a struggling millennial, Nan, as observed from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. Just one session at obedience school makes them realize that even at their worst they may be the best thing for each other. While Martin lays around at home questioning the motives of the neighborhood cat and exercises newly acquired "superpowers" to open the doggie door with his mind, Nan spends her days at advertising agency Clark and Bow, struggling to prove herself to clients and senior management. Depite her boss Kevin's patronizing and demoralizing criticisms, Nan and her best friend and co-worker, Jenn, find creative ways to persevere. Because of Nan's long hours at work, she relies on ex-boyfriend Jason to help take care of Martin. Jason's easy-going and sometimes unemployed lifestyle strengthens his friendship with Martin, but makes it difficult for Nan to move on. ABC debuted a sneak-peek premiere of DOWNWARD DOG on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:30pm ET/PT, four months after the series became the first network comedy ever to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2017.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Legendary Television
  • Produced by ABC Studios

Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • January 22, 2017: First time a network comedy premiered at Sundance Film Festival.