Aug. 7, 2018
‘THE GOLDBERGS’ MOVIE HOMAGE TRADITION CONTINUES WITH A TRIBUTE TO ‘SIXTEEN CANDLES’ IN THE SHOW’S SIXTH SEASON PREMIERE,
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
“The Goldbergs” will once again pay tribute to a hit movie from the 1980s, the iconic John Hughes film “Sixteen Candles,” when the comedy has its sixth season premiere, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26 (8:00–8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
In the upcoming “Sixteen Candles” episode, it’s Adam’s 16th birthday, but his parents are too distracted by Barry and Lainey’s engagement and Erica’s band ambitions to remember their youngest son’s big day. But the situation presents an opportunity for Adam to ask Erica to put him on the high school social map. Meanwhile, Beverly thinks she can scare Barry and Lainey straight with the reality of being adults.
“The Goldbergs” stars Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg, Patton Oswalt as adult Adam Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia as Erica Goldberg, Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz, with George Segal as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin as Murray Goldberg.
“Sixteen Candles” was written by Alex Barnow and directed by Lew Schneider.
Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson, Alex Barnow, Chris Bishop, Lew Schneider, David Guarascio and Andrew Secunda are executive producers. “The Goldbergs” is produced by Happy Madison, DR Productions and Adam F. Goldberg Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
“The Goldbergs” is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this episode at a later date.
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