Melissa and joey dating in real life
Mel Burke is a local politician and Joe's very loud, outgoing and dramatic current employer.After spending years in corporate management, it's only natural that he would demonstrate a speciality in implementing structure and efficiency.They later decide to give him a try being the nanny.Joe moves into Mel's basement with a meager amount of his belongings, with his ex-wife having kept most of the good stuff.Appearances mean a lot to him and he can be shallow, especially when it comes to women.The two are obviously attracted to one another, but for whatever reason they choose to retain their playful love-hate relationship.Mel finds that Ryder is still at home and Lennox is gone.
Season 2 also dominated its cable time period, ranking No.1 across key measures Adults 18–34, Women 18–34, Adults 18–49, Women 18–49, Viewers 12–34 and Females 12–34.(It is mentioned that her brother-in-law ran off leaving the company in disarray and it is implied that he ran off with the millions Joe made for him and left his wife to take the blame.The result is her being in federal prison and the reason for the children having to stay with Mel.) She explains that there is a hiring freeze downtown so she can't get him a job. Joe takes Ryder to school so Mel won't miss her meeting.Mel Burke is having trouble with her niece, Lennox.As she tries to juggle being a councillor and a guardian, she gets a little overwhelmed. Mel is hesitant to do so until she finds out Lennox wrote a poem about her principal, Miss Lunt (Vernee Watson), that wasn't so nice. Before leaving for a meeting, Joseph "Joe" Longo knocks on her door.