Downward Dog (television) Half-hour TV series premiering on ABC on May 17, 2017, and ending Jun. 27, 2017. Nan attempts to juggle her tumultuous personal life with a stressful career, with her day-to-day story told by her increasingly lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. Stars Allison Tolman (Nan), Lucas Neff (Jason), Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Jenn), Barry Rothbart (Kevin), Samm Hodges (voice of Martin). Based on a web series. Produced by Legendary Television and ABC Studios.