Sean Saves the World is an American situation comedy television series starring Sean Hayes. The show airs on NBC as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series premiered on October 3, 2013, and airs in the Thursday 9 pm time slot. Sean is a divorced gay father with a successful, yet demanding, career. When his 14-year-old daughter moves in with him full-time, he is forced to juggle his work life, his pushy mom, and trying to be the best father ever. Determined not to give life a half-hearted attempt, he reads up on parenting and about keeping a vibrant family alongside a thriving career. However, sudden work pressures dampen his grand family plans and skew his work/life balance.