Man Up! - General Information
Premiere: October 18, 2011
Genre: Comedy | Family
Network: ABC ( USA)
Aired: Tuesdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Season 1 -- 13 episodes -- Oct 18, 2011 to Dec 6, 2011 -- Canceled
1x01 -- Oct 18, 2011 -- Pilot
1x02 -- Oct 25, 2011 -- Finessing the Bromance
1x03 -- Nov 01, 2011 -- Digging Deeper
1x04 -- Nov 08, 2011 -- Wingmen
1x05 -- Nov 15, 2011 -- Acceptance
1x06 -- Nov 22, 2011 -- High Road Is The Guy Road
1x07 -- Nov 29, 2011 -- Disciplining The Keens
1x08 -- Dec 06, 2011 -- Men and Their Chickens
1x09 -- Aired Online -- Camping
1x10 -- Aired Online -- Fear
1x11 -- Aired Online -- Up All Night
1x12 -- Aired Online -- Letting Go
1x13 -- Aired Online -- Be Who You're Not
Only 8 episodes were aired on television, though all 13 episodes were available online. The episodes remained online through the end of January 2012, when they were removed from ABC's website.
About the show
"Man Up" is about three men who try to reignite the tough guy in them and what it takes to be the "real man" as Will (Mather Zickel), who is married to Theresa (Teri Polo), wants to find out what it takes to bring out the "real man" inside. Being a man in these times has changed and Will is focused only on getting his son Nathan (Jake Johnson) the perfect gift for his 13th birthday. While Craig (Christopher Moynihan) still has feelings for his college ex-girlfriend Lisa, Kenny (Dan Fogler) suppresses his anger towards his ex-wife Brenda (Amanda Detmer) by saying, "What would Tobey Maguire do? When Brenda starts dating a new guy (Henry Simmons), Kenny has to try even harder.
Craig crashes Lisa's wedding and tries to win her back by singing to her, the groom and his best man race after them to see if they will "Man Up" and take care of their own. Created by Christopher Moynihan (100 Questions) "Man Up" answers the question, "What does it take today to be a man's man?" and is filled with non-stop comedy with the help of the other cast members.