‘Downward Dog’ Episode Guide (June 6): Nan is Interested in Her Dog’s Trainer

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‘Downward Dog’ Episode Guide (June 6): Nan is Interested in Her Dog’s Trainer

“Acceptance” (06/06/17) – Nan meets Eric, (guest star Timothy Odmundson) an attractive dog owner who appears to be the older, more successful version of Jason, and enlists his help with Martin, secretly hoping to score a date.

But when Martin spends time with Eric’s well-trained dog, it thrusts Martin into a crisis of self-confidence, on “Downward Dog,” TUESDAY, JUNE 6 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Timothy Omundson as Eric, Christophe Parker as Dan and Ned as Martin.

“Acceptance” is written by Daisy Gardner and directed by John Fortenberry.

Based on a web series, “Downward Dog” follows the day-to-day life of Nan (Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Allison Tolman, “Fargo”), as told by her increasingly lonely and philosophical dog, Martin (voiced by Samm Hodges).

Nan attempts to juggle her tumultuous personal life with a stressful career, unjustly supervised by her self-obsessed boss. Having her story told from the canine perspective provides a uniquely unfiltered point of view that helps us laugh and cry about what it means to be a human being in the twenty-first century. It’s a show about a dog and the girl he adores, and even at their worst, Nan and Martin just might be best for one another.

“Downward Dog” stars Allison Tolman as Nan, Lucas Neff (“Raising Hope”) as Jason, Nan’s ex-boyfriend; Kirby Howell-Baptiste (“Love”) as Jenn, Nan’s best friend and co-worker; and Barry Rothbart (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) as Kevin, Nan’s boss.

“Downward Dog” series creators Michael Killen and Samm Hodges executive produce with Mosaic’s Jimmy Miller and Sam Hansen, and Animal Media’s Kathy Dzubiek. Showrunners Kat Likkel and John Hoberg also executive produce. The series is produced by Legendary Television and ABC Studios.

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