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|Created by||Greg Garcia|
|Opening theme||"Daddy-O" by The Freelance Economy|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||66 (List of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Gregory Thomas Garcia|
|Producer(s)||Henry J. Lange Jr.|
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||20th Century Fox Television
Amigos de Garcia Productions
|Picture format||SDTV 480i
|Original run||September 21, 2010 – present|
Following its first season, the show received two nominations at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Martha Plimpton was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Cloris Leachman was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. Plimpton also won the 2011 Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
On March 4, 2013, Raising Hope was renewed for a fourth season.
James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 25-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death and electrocuted, Jimmy relies on his eccentric but well-intentioned family for support in raising the child.
- Lucas Neff as James "Jimmy" Chance, Hope's father. He is a 25-year-old who is clueless about raising a child and everything else. Before having Hope, he met and had a one night stand with Lucy Carlyle, resulting in her pregnancy and the birth of Hope. He did not know about Hope until seven months later when Lucy contacted him. He also did not know that Lucy was a serial killer until the morning after their one night stand. Jimmy is harmless and kindhearted. When he was a teenager he went through a phase where he dressed like a goth. Jimmy is a fan of The Lord of the Rings and often does an impression of Gollum, which his family finds irritating. In the third season, he and Sabrina get married.
- Martha Plimpton as Virginia Chance. Hope's grandmother, Jimmy's mother, and Burt's wife. Virginia conceived Jimmy when she was fifteen (he was born on prom night). Her mother wanted to be a swinger and left her when she was two years old, leaving her to be raised by her grandmother, Maw Maw, who told Virginia that her mother had died when she'd fallen and accidentally hit her head on a duck lawn ornament. Virginia works as a housecleaner.
- Kelly Heyer as teenage Virginia.
- Garret Dillahunt as Burt Chance. Hope's grandfather, Jimmy's father, and Virginia's husband. Burt conceived Jimmy with Virginia when he was seventeen. He has a lawn care/pool cleaning business with Jimmy as his assistant.
- Cameron Moulene as teenage Burt.
- Shannon Woodward as Sabrina Collins. She works at the nearby grocery market despite coming from a rich family. She spends most of her time drawing on cantaloupes and mixing up the cereals and soup cans. In the first season, she immediately catches Jimmy's attention, but has a boyfriend who is studying finance in New York. In the second season, she and Jimmy grow from close friends to a relationship. In the third season, she and Jimmy get married. She is extremely nearsighted but usually wears contact lenses.
- Sasha May as 6-year-old Sabrina.
- Baylie and Rylie Cregut as Hope Chance (born Princess Beyonce Carlyle), Jimmy and Lucy's daughter, Virginia and Burt's granddaughter and Maw Maw's great-great-granddaughter. Hope was conceived in Jimmy's van when he went out to get bubblegum ice cream and met a distressed Lucy Carlyle with whom he had a one night stand. Hope is shown to be very intelligent, which she gets from her mother, as she was able to do the shape sorter when she was two while Jimmy wasn't able to do it even when he was four and pass a GED test by randomly filling in the dots. At one point she scared her family by showing violent tendencies which made them think she was going to become a serial killer like Lucy but they realized Lucy was a serial killer because she suppressed her anger and let it out drastically by killing and if they let Hope release her anger normally she'd be just fine.
- Molly Lamont as 13-year-old Hope.
- Gregg Binkley as Barney Hughes (Recurring season 1, starring season 2-), the manager at the store where Jimmy and Sabrina work. He used to be overweight but had gastric bypass surgery. Barney also has a large collection of dolls within his home.
- Cloris Leachman as Barbara June "Maw Maw" Thompson (Recurring season 1, starring season 2-), Virginia's 84-year-old grandmother, Jimmy's great-grandmother, and Hope's great-great-grandmother, who owns the house where the Chances all live. Maw Maw appears to have dementia, and has only short-lived moments of lucidity in which she can be very helpful or very angry about the entire family living in her house. Her moments of lucidity are random, and each member of the household has revolving "dibs" on a task they would like her to accomplish during these times. A "Special Guest Star" in the first season, in subsequent seasons her billing read, "And Introducing Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw," joking about Leachman's decades-long career in comedy. Leachman also played the character of Norma June, Maw Maw's 104-year-old mother, in the third-season finale, "Mother's Day."
- Skyler Stone as Mike Chance (Pilot only, guest star thereafter)
Development and production 
Actress Olesya Rulin was originally cast as Sabrina, the love interest for Jimmy, and Kate Micucci was added to the cast as Jimmy's cousin. The pilot was filmed in December 2009. In March, 2010, Fox decided to recast two roles from the pilot. Shannon Woodward replaced Rulin as Sabrina, Jimmy's love interest. Also recast was the role of Jimmy's cousin, changing from Micucci to male actor Skyler Stone as Mike. With this, Micucci's role changed from Jimmy's cousin to become Shelley, the cousin of his love interest Sabrina.
On January 10, 2011, Fox renewed Raising Hope for a second season. On April 9, 2012, Raising Hope was renewed for a third season. On March 4, 2013, Raising Hope was renewed for a fourth season.
Critical reception 
Raising Hope has received positive reviews from critics. The show's first season received an average score of 75 out of 100 on Metacritic, meaning it received "generally favorable reviews." Metacritic also reports that 78% of its users gave the show's first season favorable reviews as well.
Tom Gilatto of People Weekly called the show the best new sitcom of the season, favorably comparing it to Malcolm in the Middle. Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times was lukewarm towards the show, stating that "Raising Hope is funny, sweet, occasionally provocative, and occasionally over-the-top in a regrettable way." James Poniewozik of Time Magazine was upbeat, stating that "Neff is amiably charming, Dillahunt and Plimpton give their characters a realism that belies the pilot's often-contemptuous jokes, and maybe 20% of the first episode shows a sweet-heartedness that rises above the easy white-trash humor." While not all of the reviews were positive, they were mostly positive by the end of the first season. Much of the show's praise went to the performances of Martha Plimpton and Garret Dillahunt.
The second season of Raising Hope premiered on September 20, 2011 on Fox, moving to 9:30pm from its original 8:00pm time slot, due to the acquisition of New Girl. The second season received similar positive reviews to the first, with Matt Roush of TV Guide calling it "A treat for anyone who loves a good call-back to classic sitcoms." As of October 2011, the users of Metacritic have given the show's second season a 7.9 out of 10, indicating "generally favorable reviews."
|Season||Timeslot (ET/PT)||# Ep.||Premiered||Ended||TV Season||Rank||Viewers
Tuesday 8:00 pm (March 6 – April 3, 2012)
Thursday 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 pm
Awards and nominations 
|Year||Award||Category||Recipients and nominees||Outcome|
|2010||Satellite Awards||Best Television Series – Comedy or Musical||Raising Hope||Nominated|
|Jamison Awards||Favorite Avery Laugh Award||Won|
|2011||Casting Society of America||Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Television Pilot – Comedy||Dava Waite||Won|
|Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||Martha Plimpton||Nominated|
|Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series||Cloris Leachman||Nominated|
|People's Choice Awards||Favorite New TV Comedy||Raising Hope||Nominated|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actress in a TV series – Comedy or Musical||Martha Plimpton||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Choice TV – Breakout Show||Raising Hope||Nominated|
|Television Critics Association Awards||Outstanding Achievement in Comedy||Nominated|
|Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Actress in a Comedy Series||Martha Plimpton||Nominated|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series – Recurring Young Actress 11–16||Kelly Heyer||Nominated|
|2012||Motion Picture Sound Editors||Best Sound Editing – Music for Short Form Television||Sharyn M. Tylk and Susan Ham||Won|
|Young Artist Awards||Best Young Actress Recurring in a Television Series||Kelly Heyer||Nominated|
|Critics' Choice Television Awards||Best Comedy Actress||Martha Plimpton||Nominated|
|Best Comedy Actor||Garret Dillahunt||Nominated|
|Emmy Awards||Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics||Matthew Thompson||Nominated|
International broadcasts 
In Canada, the first season aired on the Global Television Network at the same time as Fox in the US. In 2011, City bought rights from the Global Television Network, and began broadcasting the show. On the morning show that City airs, Breakfast Television, they announced on May 29, 2011 that the series will start airing at 8:00 pm on Tuesdays instead of 9:30pm on Tuesdays due to other FOX series Glee moving to Thursdays at 9:00pm. This will start on September 18, 2012.
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- Andreeva, Nellie (March 10, 2010). "Several pilots expand casts". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 4, 2010.
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- Reviewed by: Matt Roush. "Read User Reviews and Submit your own for Raising Hope". Metacritic. Retrieved 2012-08-17.
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