Chuck and Kelly seek the best way to publicly disclose their parenthood, but an unfortunately timed new ad campaign for the station complicates their efforts. Meanwhile, Marsh bestows a gift upon Gary but immediately regrets his generosity.
When newly appointed WURG station manager Ginger Ko decides to make some unpopular changes to the newsroom, Chuck and Kelly pay her a visit. Despite their intentions to confront her about the proposed changes, Ginger turns on the charm, sending Chuck and Kelly away feeling good about the transition. However, the aftermath from their seemingly innocent exchange causes quite a stir in the newsroom, especially for Ryan, who has to step up and carry out a career-first responsibility. Meanwhile, Gary is apprehensive about booking a cruise with his wife for fear the new boss won't agree to him taking the time off, and Marsh accidentally takes his wife's estrogen pill.
Chuck and Kelly decide to fess up to Gracie and let her know that Chuck is her father. They recant the tale of the night she was conceived as best they remember.
After Kelly and Chuck finally decide to tell Gracie that Chuck is her father, Kelly gets cold feet. She and Chuck decide to see a therapist to resolve their issues with one another. However, the therapist exposes their pent-up frustrations, complicating their plans to tell Gracie the truth. Meanwhile, Gary is frustrated when he fails to get a hug from everyone's favorite security guard who is known for his daily words of encouragement and hugs.
When the rival news station's dashing young news anchor asks Kelly out on a date, Chuck cannot help but wonder if the anchor has alterior motives.
The team gets word of a former WURG news anchor's passing, and Kelly is surprised to be asked to give the eulogy at the funeral.
Kelly's carefully laid plans for Gracie's birthday party fall apart when Montana offers to give the girls makeovers and Chuck insists on buying Gracie's cake.
The news team prepares for Gracie's school fieldtrip to WURG, and Kelly informs Chuck that Gracie has been having problems with a class bully.
A wrench is thrown into Chuck's plans for a weekend night out, while Kelly tries to prove to Chuck she's not as stodgy as he thinks.
Chuck and Kelly plot against one another to take the night's lead story.
Kelly has reservations when Chuck joins her and Gracie for dinner
Things get fishy at WURG as chuck receives a goldfish as a gift and attempts to prove to Kelly that he has what it takes to keep it afloat
Egotistical news anchor Chuck Darling is reunited with his former, and still uptight, co-anchor Kelly Carr at Pittsburgh news station WURG
In the '90s, Chuck Darling and Kelly Carr had dominated the local TV news scene in Pittsburgh. While they had primetime news chemistry on-creen, off-screen Chuck was a bit of a self-centered womanizer, and Kelly a bit of an uptight know-it-all. When Chuck grabbed the chance to move up to a larger market, no tears were shed. But after an embarrassing on-air tirade ended up on the Internet, Chuck found himself on the downswing career-wise. He even questioned whether his lifestyle of chasing women and living in hotels was as exciting as it used to be. So when he gets the call to return to Pittsburgh to reunite with Kelly and try to take the newscast back to No. 1, it's an offer he can't refuse. Back in Pittsburgh, Chuck must adapt to a new, chaotic newsroom. In addition to Kelly, he re-teams with familiar faces including Marsh McGinley, the affable, endlessly inappropriate sports anchor, and Gary Crezyzewski, the perennially put-upon field reporter who always seems to get left out in the cold; and he has a few new coworkers: Ryan Church, the under-qualified, overstressed news director, and Montana Diaz Herrera, the perky, sexy, somewhat inept weather anchor. But perhaps the biggest change is that Kelly is now single mom to 10-year-old Gracie. With ego aplenty, Chuck and his former partner Kelly once made primetime news magic, but they wonder if they can make it happen again.
Fred Willard talks about his character Marsh McGinley and quick sports reports.
Kelsey and Patricia discuss their characters' egos.
Laura Marano discusses her character, Gracie Carr.
Hey, where's his Dad's ratty old recliner?
Kelsey Grammer talks about the difference between Chuck Darling, his character on "Back to You," and his character on "Frasier."
Chuck's favorite color is clearly chocolate brown.
Patricia Heaton and Kelsey Grammer talk about each other.
Ty Burrell discusses how people struggle with his character's name, Gary Crezyzewski.
Kelsey discusses Chuck becoming a man at age 50.
Fred Willard shares his insights into his character Marsh McGinley's past.
Kelly does not like having to share a human being.
Patricia and Kelsey talk about commonalities between themselves and their characters.
Egotistical TV anchorman Chuck Darling returns to his former Pittsburgh station after a fall from grace, reuniting with former co-anchor Kelly Carr.