The McCarthys is a American sitcom television series created by Brian Gallivan that starred Tyler Ritter, Joey McIntyre, Jimmy Dunn, Kelen Coleman, Jack McGee and Laurie Metcalf. It was produced by Loosley Inspired by Bambi Cottage Productions, Olive Bridge Entertainment, CBS Television Studios and Sony Pictures Television, also distributed by CBS Television Distribution.

The series was aired on October 30, 2014 and concluded on July 11, 2015, lasting only one season and 15 episodes after burning-off the air and cancellation.

On May 8, 2015, CBS announced the show was cancelled after one season, but the remaining episodes were burned off from July 4 to July 11, 2015.


The series revolved around the McCarthys, a close-knit working class Boston clan whose sports legacy runs deep in the family, but when outspoken father Arthur, a dedicated basketball coach for the fictional Cardinal Hennigan High School decides to take his athletically challenged and openly gay son, Ronny under his wing as his new assistant, the other siblings (who are more sports passionate) start crying foul over their dad's choice.


Main Cast Edit

  • Tyler Ritter as Ronny McCarthy
  • Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie McCarthy
  • Jack McGee as Arthur McCarthy
  • Jimmy Dunn as Sean McCarthy
  • Joey McIntyre as Gerard McCarthy
  • Kelen Coleman as Jackie McCarthy

Recurring Cast Edit

  • Jessica St. Clair as Katrina

Notable guest stars Edit

  • Alyson Hannigan as Pam
  • John Ratzenberger as Charlie Ellis
  • Jane Kaczmarek as Eileen
  • Brent Morin as Tommy
  • Rick Fox as himself
  • Jean Smart as Lydia
  • David Alan Grier as Dr. Hugh Morris

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Production Edit

Reception Edit

DVD release Edit

The entire series was released on DVD on March 16, 2017.

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