Melissa & Joey (television)

Melissa & Joey (television) Comedy series debuting August 17, 2010, on ABC Family. Mel Burke, the grown-up former wild child of a political family, is now a politician herself. When her sister ends up in prison and brother-in-law flees after a scandal hits, Mel must take responsibility for her teenaged niece, Lennox, and adolescent nephew, Ryder. Spread too thin to manage by herself, Mel finds help in the unlikely form of Joe Longo, who, desperate for a job, moves in and becomes the family’s “manny.” Stars Melissa Joan Hart (Mel), Joey Lawrence (Joe), Taylor Spreitler (Lennox Scanlon), Nick Robinson (Ryder).