The Tony Danza Show is an American sitcom starring Tony Danza, Majandra Delfino, Dean Stockwell, Ashley Malinger, María Canals, and Shaun Weiss that aired on NBC in 1997. The series aired 5 episodes before being cancelled, leaving 7 episodes unaired.
""Sportswriter Tony DiMeo, a recently separated dad who's bent on raising his two daughters with a few old-fashioned values, goes head-to-head with 16-year-old Tina when he learns she's played hooky for two weeks from the new private school she detests. Also, the technophobic Tony faces a computer crisis when his column must be e-mailed to his editor at the eleventh hour, and his assistant Carmen Cruz must drop her date and rush to the rescue. Meanwhile, 11-year-old Mickey drives her loving dad to distraction with her neuroses and hypochondria, and her doting grandfather, baker Frank DiMeo, gives lip service to strict parenting."" (NBC)
""Juggling domestic chores and a tight editorial deadline, Tony tries to beat the clock, but his carefully crafted schedule sinks, thanks to a leaking faucet and an inept plumber, as well as to Tina's teen trauma with a cheating boyfriend, Mickey's latest malady and Carmen's long lunch date. Finally, with Frank and Stuey's help, he manages to give tea and sympathy to his daughters, the boot to the plumber and his column to Carmen."" (NBC)
Tony's opportunity to host a radio sports talk show goes awry when he can't persuade the callers to stick to the topic of sports and finds himself trapped into discussing his personal life on the air. Meanwhile, Mickey shows a bemused Stuey a tip or two about being a doorman.
""Tony succumbs to Frank's suggestion that he get a social life, and the father-and-son duo -- one raring to go, the other reluctant -- descend on the singles scene, while Tina and Mickey wonder what's taking dad so long at the 'market.' After a disastrous time at the 'meet' market, Tony climbs into a taxi and recounts his misadventures to a sympathetic, curiously familiar cabbie named Simka, who gives him an earful about her own life."" (NBC)
""Tony's attempt to coax Carmen's father into treating her like an independent adult backfires when papa Carlos misinterprets Tony's praise for the woman he 'can't live without' and begins planning a wedding. Unable to squash Carlos' joy, the dismayed duo play along with the charade."" (NBC)
From TV Guide: ""Carmen pitches a fit when she catches Tony meddling in her romance with a bad-news baseball star. Meanwhile, Stuey recruits the DiMeo kids in a lucrative Halloween venture, unbeknownst to Tony: an escort service to insure the door-to-door safety of hundreds of little costume-clad trick-or-treaters.""
Tony is able to get an exclusive interview with Dave Winfield thanks to Carmen's uncle's Cuban cigars, but this does more harm than good when word gets out.
When Tina complains that Tony is always tying up the phone line, he tells her to get a job so she can pay for her own line. Tony has second thoughts about his advice when Tina begins working for Frank -- who doesn't teach Tina quite the lesson about hard work that Tony was aiming for.
""Tony's Christmas turns less than merry when his wife, Susan, calls from Paris with a gift for the girls: a chance to spend the holidays abroad with her."" (TV Guide)
Mickey's hypochrondria comes full circle with the advent of her birthday -- to the point of begging Tony to take her to a doctor.
Carmen lands a job as a reporter with Tony's help, but Tony is unimpressed with her work.
Tony's vision of the perfect woman in Frank's bakery leads him to try his hand at dating again -- to disastrous results.
Tony gets sued after attacking a chauvinistic attorney he tried to fix up Carmen with.