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Man with a Plan

Man with a Plan

Photo Credit:  Monty Brinton/CBS
  • Premiered: 
    October 24, 2016
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  • Network: CBS
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Jackie Filgo & Jeff Filgo 
  • Subject Matter: Family
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Plot Synopsis

Starring and executive produced by Matt LeBlanc, MAN WITH A PLAN is a half-hour sitcom about Adam Burns, a Pittsburgh-based contractor who starts spending more time with his kids when his wife goes back to work, forcing him to discover the truth all parents eventually realize: their little angels are maniacs. Adam feels fully equipped to take on more parenting responsibilities while his self-assured wife, Andi, returns to the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom for 13 years. However, Adam is blindsided by how tough it is to wrangle three messy kids who can't live without Wi-Fi. Their preteen daughter, Kate, is a master manipulator and initially thrilled that "Daddy Fun Times" is taking over; middle child Teddy can't seem to keep his hands out of his pants despite constant reminders; and their precious youngest, Emme, is nervous about starting kindergarten under the stern supervision of Mrs. Rodriguez. But with Andi's encouragement and advice from a couple of equally stressed parents, Marie and Lowell, Adam takes charge of his brood, lays down the law and discovers he's going to "nail" this job. Season 2 of MAN WITH A PLAN premiered on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 8:30pm ET/PT in CBS, with Victoria Justice guest starring as Andi and Adam's new babysitter. In the season opener, "The Silver Fox," Andi hires a pretty, young babysitter, Sophia (guest star Victoria Justice), to watch the kids, and gets jealous when her daughter, Kate, goes to her instead for advice. Also, Sophia tells Adam she has the hots for him.
On Monday, May 21, 2018 at 8:30pm ET/PT, CBS premiered "Family Business," the Season 2 finale of MAN WITH A PLAN. Andi proposes an exciting idea for Adam and her to go into business together when she isn't able to find work. Also, Adam tackles the most challenging job of his life -- renovating Joe and Bev's kitchen. Five days earlier -- on Wednesday, May 16 -- CBS announced Season 3 of MAN WITH A PLAN will debut mid-season during the 2018-2019 television season.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS Television Studios


  • - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA