Jake, a divorced, working-class plumbing contractor with a 21-year-old daughter, gets a new love with Asha, who is basically South Asian royalty, but Asha's controlling parents do not approve of the match. His casting was first announced back in March.
The whole family at This Is Us has more bad news: ABC has announced the production of an untitled drama by author Kay Oyegun, who directed the program for This Is Us and served as an executive producer. The drama was planned to revolve around a group of five Philadelphia therapists who strive to resolve their patients' problems while coping with their own problems.
The Missing, a crime drama starring David E. Kelley, has just wrapped a six-season run as Kate's husband (and later ex-husband) Toby on the hit NBC drama This Is Us, which premiered its series finale in May.