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Season Premiere Friday, October 21
Rebecca Bunch has always been wound a little tightly. It’s something that served her well as she has raced up the ladder at her corporate law firm in New York. It may also be why she has no life. So when Rebecca bumps into Josh Chan – her handsome, long-ago summer camp-sweetheart – she knows that it’s a sign. A sign for her to quit her job, drop everything, and move across the country to West Covina, California – where, in a huge, definitely-unrelated coincidence, Josh just happens to live.
With her impressive résumé, Rebecca quickly lands a new job at a local law firm, where her boss, Darryl, is more of a star-struck admirer than an authority figure. Not everyone is immediately enamored with the new hire, as the firm’s head paralegal, Paula, is at first suspicious of Rebecca’s reasons for relocation. However, in dealing with some secret personal troubles of her own, Paula becomes empathic to Rebecca’s unrequited crush, and the two form a unique bond.
Settling into her new Southern California surroundings, Rebecca eventually tears herself away from lurking on Josh’s Facebook page long enough to agree to a date with Josh’s friend, Greg, who works at the local sports bar. But Rebecca discovers her social media stalking has failed to uncover one important detail – Josh’s girlfriend, Valencia.
Rebecca’s contagious, sometimes-delusional enthusiasm begins to stir the citizens of West Covina, including her cynical neighbor, Heather, shaking them up and giving them a new soundtrack to their lives.
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND stars Rachel Bloom (“Robot Chicken”) as Rebecca; Santino Fontana (“Frozen”) as Greg; Donna Lynne Champlin (“The Good Wife”) as Paula; Vincent Rodriguez III (“Hostages”) as Josh; Pete Gardner (“Project X”) as Darryl; and Vella Lovell as Heather (“Three Dates”). From CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is also executive produced by Bloom, along with Aline Brosh McKenna (“The Devil Wears Prada”), Marc Webb (“500 Days of Summer,” “The Amazing Spider-Man” films), and Erin Ehrlich (“Awkward”).
CREDITS FOR “CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND” ON THE CW
Day and time: Mondays, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET
Network debut: October 12, 2015
Format: Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything – her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan – in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, Calif. (it’s only two hours from the beach! Four in traffic).
Cast: Rachel Bloom as Rebecca Bunch
Santino Fontana as Greg Serrano
Vincent Rodriguez III as Josh Chan
Donna Lynne Champlin as Paula Proctor
Pete Gardner as Darryl Whitefeather
Vella Lovell as Heather Davis
Executive Producers: Rachel Bloom, Aline Brosh McKenna, Erin Ehrlich and Marc Webb
Origination: Los Angeles, California
Produced by: CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television
Media contact: Mandy Ellis, 818/977-3719