The Real O’Neals is single-camera sitcom created and released in the USA. The release was carried out by ABC with the first season release date on the 2nd of March 2016. The original idea for the series belongs to Dan Savage. He started filming it on the 7th of May 2015. Season 2 started on the 11th of October 2016. The Real O’Neals season 3 release date hasn’t been announced yet and season 2 isn’t yet over.
Every new episode of The Real O’Neals follows everyday life of an Irish-American Catholic family. The action of the series revolves in Chicago. The matriarch of the family is deeply concerned about her family’s reputation in the local society, that’s why their life looks like a perfect picture. However, the pilot episode demonstrates their real qualities. Their ideal family world gets ruined when every member of the family reveals his or her true personalities to the people in the city. Kenny, the middle child of the family, is gay. Jimmy, the oldest child, has anorexia. Shannon, the youngest child is a money scam (besides, it slowly becomes evident that Shannon is atheist). Eileen and Pat, the parents, have a horrible relationship and are willing to separate. In further episodes, they finally separate.
Cast & Characters
- Martha Plimpton portrays the mom of the family named Eileen O’Neal.
- Jay R. Ferguson portrays and officer of a local police department named Pat O’Neal. He hides his attitude to his wife from the community, however, he’s willing to divorce.
- Noah Galvin portrays the middle child of the family who turns out to be gay. His name is Kenneth Christopher Sebastian O’Neal, but he is mostly called Kenny.
- Matthew Shively portrays the oldest child of the family named Jimmy O’Neal. Turns out to suffer from anorexia.
- Bebe Wood portrays the youngest child of the family named Shannon O’Neal, who doesn’t except her family beliefs.
- Mary Hollis Inboden portrays a former sister-in-law of Pat named Jodi O’Neal.
- Hannah Marks portrays a former girlfriend of Kenny named Mimi Waxberg.
- Sarayu Blue portrays the character of Marcia Worthman
- Madison Iseman portrays Madison
- Kaylee Bryant plays Lacey
- Jeremy Lawson portrays a “shoulder angel” of Kenny called Jesus.
- Matt Oberg portrays Clive Murray, the Vice Principal.
- Ramona Young portrays a lesbian friend of Kenny named Allison. She’s also one of the members of a local LGBT club.
- Sean Grandillo portrays the first boyfriend of Kenny named Brett Young.
3rd Season Air Date
The Real O’Neals is in its second season right now with the next episode planned to be released on the 17th of January 2017. We will tell you the news about the series as soon as the creators and producers of the series share more plans on the fate of the project on the channel.