Viewers who may have missed out on TBS’s critically acclaimed series My Boys
when it premiered late last year have the chance to catch up before new episodes arrive Monday, July 30, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).
TBS’s online broadband destination, tbs.com, is offering a four-minute, rapid-fire recap of everything that’s happened up to now, from introducing the show’s characters, 20-something sports writer PJ Franklin (Jordana Spiro
) and her cadre of male friends, to hitting the high points in the plot, such as PJ’s discovery of "the perfect guy" and the surprising kiss that left viewers in cliffhanging suspense. In addition, viewers who have a little more time on their hands can catch up with the show by watching complete previous episodes on tbs.com or by watching a marathon of all 13 episodes Sunday, July 29, beginning at 10 a.m. (ET/PT).
"Through the four-minute 'My Boys' recap, we are using digital innovation to invite new viewers who may have missed it before to sample this fantastic show," said Jeff Gregor, chief marketing officer for TBS, TNT and TCM. "At the same time, we are using this quick-bite recap to build excitement and awareness for the new episodes among people who have already come to love the show and its wonderfully relatable characters."
Last year, "My Boys" saw PJ and her boys through some humorous, yet realistic, times including on-the-job romance, a dating slump, the value of honesty in friendship and uncovering secrets kept from close friends. This summer promises more poker nights at PJs, beers at Crowley’s Bar and amusing situations from the whole gang. Andy (Jim Gaffigan
) will struggle with his move to the suburbs and another big bombshell from Meredith. Mike (Jamie Kaler), having exhausted every means to kill time while unemployed, strikes ups an interesting business alliance. Kenny (Michael Bunin) continues to search for love in all the wrong places. Bobby (Kyle Howard
), who has comfortably settled in as one of the gang, reveals a shocking secret of his own. Brendan (Reid Scott) goes through a disturbing personality change that requires the entire group to get him back on track. Stephanie (Kellee Stewart) runs into some financial trouble this year but has better luck with dating.
Casting a big shadow over this summer is that PJ and Stephanie have purchased two two-for-one tickets to Italy. The entire summer sends them on a quest to find boyfriends to bring along as their dates. Or in PJ’s case, on a journey to determine whether or not she even wants to bring a boyfriend at all.