ABC is trying GCB out in DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES timeslot on Sunday, April 8, and then will air a second all-new episode afterward making it a two-hour block. Ratings could go a long way toward securing GCB a spot on the network's fall schedule.
In "Turn the Other Cheek" (9:01-10:00 p.m., ET), when Luke convinces Carlene to take the Matron of Honor duties away from Sharon and give the honor to Amanda for her "Gone with the Wind"-themed renewal of marriage vows, Sharon is out for blood. Carlene tries to turn the other cheek and accept Amanda, while Amanda is overwhelmed with her new duties.
Meanwhile, Heather seeks forgiveness from the GCBs, and Blake surprises Cricket with a special request.
GCB stars Leslie Bibb as Amanda Vaughn, Kristin Chenoweth as Carlene Cockburn, Annie Potts as Gigi Stopper, Jennifer Aspen as Sharon Peacham, Miriam Shor as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, Marisol Nichols as Heather Cruz, Mark Deklin as Blake Reilly, David James Elliott as Ripp Cockburn and Brad Beyer as Zack Peacham.
"Turn the Other Cheek" guest stars Tayler Jacob Moore as Pastor John Tudor, Eric Winter as Luke Lourd, Alix Elizabth Gitter as Alexandra Reilly, Bridget Sienna Carmelita, Eric Petersen as Angus Horvath, Scott Reeves as Captain McPhee and Jim Abele as Dr. Chin.
"Turn the Other Cheek" was written by Veronica Becker and Sarah Kucserka and directed by James Hayman.
In "Sex is Divine" (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), when Pastor Tudor surprises the congregation with an assignment to get frisky, the GCBs take their homework seriously: Burl proposes to Gigi, and she returns with a proposal of her own, Carlene goes overboard with safe sex messaging, while Cricket and Blake interview surrogates.
Meanwhile Amanda accepts a job as Pastor Tudor's assistant, and Sharon finds the secret of weight loss in the bible.
"Sex is Divine" guest stars Lauran Irion as Laura Vaughn, Tyler Jacob Moore as Pastor John Tudor, Jack DePew as Landry Cockburn, Bruce Boxleitner as Burl Lourd, Eric Winter as Luke Lourd, Alix Elizabeth Gitter as Alexandra Caruth-Reilly, Macklinee Waddell as McKinney Peacham, Hartley Sawyer as Bozeman Peacham, Matt Lowe as Rowdy Guy, Allison Weintrauib as Emma Green, Selah Victor as female parishioner, Jorge Diaz as paramedic, Erin Alexis as Sapphire and Bridget Sienna as Carmelita.
"Sex is Divine" was written by Jordon Nardino and directed by John Scott.
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