After watching tonight’s episode, we got an opportunity to chat with Wendi McLendon-Covey (Executive Producer / “Beverly Goldberg”) and Hayley Orrantia (“Erica Goldberg”).

The Goldbergs Uncle-ing Episodes

Although neither Orrantia and McLendon-Covey are parents in real-life, they did chat with friends to get inspiration for their characters’ new journey as mom and grandma in this upcoming season. So, what can we expect from Beverly this season?

“Well, you can expect a spoiled grandchild that’s going to, you know, butt heads with mom. You know Beverly is now a widow. So she’s trying to find her place in the world again without a husband. So what’s she going to do? She’s babysitting all the time. Is she going to drag the baby off? On some of her adventures? Yes. Yes, she is a because, you know, that’s just good grandmother’s ring and who she wants to show off the baby. She wants compliments on the baby.” – Wendi McLendon-Covey

More about Tonight’s Episode:

With her due date approaching, Erica is over the exhausting pregnancy and demands a “babymoon.” When things take an unforeseen turn, Geoff is tasked with producing the one person Erica needs more than anyone. Meanwhile, Adam and Barry seek out advice on “uncle-ing” from some unexpected sources.

Tonight’s episode is called “Uncle-ing” and is airing TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 19 at 830 pm EST on ABC!


“The Goldbergs” are back for a monumental 10th season celebrating everything we love about our favorite ‘80s household while also welcoming a new season of life. With everyone living back under the same roof and Beverly preparing for her new role as Grandsmotherer, there is more Goldbergs pandemonium than ever! As this new chapter unfolds, the Goldbergs continue to remind us that there is no bond greater than family, and there is nothing they can’t handle with each other’s support.

Watch Wednesdays at 8:30/7:30c on ABC. Stream episodes next day on Hulu.