I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER from Fox - First Look - Give Me My Remote : Give Me My Remote


May 16, 2011 by  

Jaime Pressly returns to TV with her brand new Fox comedy series, I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER.

Take a look at an additional promotional picture, a few pictures from the pilot, what the network says the series is about, and a trailer from the series!

“I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER (working title) is a new multi-camera comedy about two best friends who are single moms struggling to raise their difficult and over-privileged teenage daughters.

ANNIE (Emmy Award winner Jaime Pressly, “My Name Is Earl”) and NIKKI (Tony Award winner Katie Finneran, “Wonderfalls”) are former high school outcasts whose pasts inform their current parenting styles. Annie, who was raised in an ultra-strict, über-religious household where she had little-to-no freedom, pretty much allows her daughter, SOPHIE (Kristi Lauren, “You”), to do whatever she wants. Nikki, once an unpopular, overweight social pariah, has reinvented herself as a pretty Southern belle whose top priority is providing her daughter, MACKENZIE (Aisha Dee, “Dead Gorgeous”), with the childhood she never had. Sophie and Mackenzie are also best friends, which leads to a lot of co-parenting for Annie and Nikki. They have given the girls everything they asked for and everything they never had: clothes, money and self-esteem. The unintended consequence is they have created two mean girls just like the ones who tortured them years ago. Sophie finds her mother embarrassing and mocks her at every opportunity, but she secretly needs her mom and knows that her behavior is not always appropriate. Mackenzie, on the other hand, is the more manipulative of the daughters – she knows how to work her mother’s insecurities to her benefit.

Annie’s ex-husband, MATT (Eric Sheffer Stevens, “As The World Turns”), wants to be a good parent, but is too clueless to know what that even means. That leaves his brother, JACK (Kevin Rahm, “Desperate Housewives,” “Judging Amy”), an attractive, high-powered attorney, to serve as more of a father figure for Sophie. Jack’s meddling would annoy Annie more if she didn’t have such a crush on him. GARY (Chad Coleman, “The Wire”), Nikki’s ex, also tries to help raise his challenging daughter, but the couple’s complicated relationship often makes his involvement more difficult.

As their daughters begin to experience their first high school dances and other life-changing teen events, Annie and Nikki are often reminded of their own tortured adolescent years. But when Sophie and Mackenzie’s mean-girl antics cross the line, the moms quickly realize that they must, for the first time, dole out some real punishment and fix what is broken. They have no idea how to do that, but they do know one thing: They can’t do it without each other.”

Check out a trailer of the series!

And a few promotional pictures…


ALCATRAZ from Fox – First Look
NEW GIRL from Fox – First Look

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4 Responses to “I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER from Fox – First Look”

  1. Bee on May 16th, 2011 12:06 pm

    They cancelled Human Target for this!!! Really what were they thinking.

  2. Mannie on May 16th, 2011 1:34 pm

    The set reminds me of Reba.

  3. jp on May 16th, 2011 6:57 pm

    I hate the title. I hope they change it, it seems like it may turn people off.

  4. ct on December 1st, 2011 6:50 pm

    I LOVE THIS SHOW!!!! very good show i saw the first episode yesterday and it made me laugh a lot!!good job!