What About Joan?

What About Joan? is a ABC network sitcom series created by Gwen Macsai, starring Joan Cusack in the lead role.

The show aired from March 27 to October 9, 2001, lasting for two seasons & 21 episodes (leaving 10 episodes unaired).


The series centered on Joan Gallagher, a high school teacher who depends on the daily support of her best friends as she is on the verge of a deepening relationship.


  • Joan Cusack as Joan Gallagher
  • Kyle Chandler as Jake Evans
  • Donna Murphy as Dr. Ruby Stern
  • Kellie Shanygne Williams as Alice Adams
  • Wallace Langham as Mark Ludlow
  • Phil Tyler as James
  • Jessica Hecht as Betsy Morgan (season 1)
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