Speechless (television) Half-hour series on ABC, premiering Sep. 21, 2016, and ending Apr. 12, 2019. Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband Jimmy and kids Ray, Dylan, and J.J., her eldest son with cerebral palsy. As she fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to help give J.J. his “voice.” Stars Minnie Driver (Maya DiMeo), John Ross Bowie (Jimmy DiMeo), Mason Cook (Ray), Micah Fowler (J.J.), Kyla Kenedy (Dylan), Cedric Yarbrough (Kenneth). From Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.