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The Single Parents Enjoy a Summer of Freedom in Exclusive Season 2 Photo

When the children are away, the parents will play

Keisha Hatchett

While their kids are away, the parents will play. When ABC's Single Parents returns, fans will see the parents enjoying a summer of freedom, during which they'll do fun, grownup things like throw a luau. In an exclusive photo from the sitcom's forthcoming second season, Will (Taran Killam), Angie (Leighton Meester), Poppy (Kimrie Lewis), Douglas (Brad Garrett), and Miggy (Jake Choi) don leis for a poolside extravaganza celebrating their much-needed free time while their children, sans Miggy's infant daughter, spend the next few weeks at summer camp.

The new season, which premieres Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9:30/8:30c, will see the parents focus more on their personal lives, including Poppy and Douglas, who agree to go on a first date. However, their courtship hits a roadblock in the premiere when Douglas inexplicably ghosts Poppy.

​Single Parents

Single Parents

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Meanwhile, Angie uses her free time to write the "world's longest email" to her ex-boyfriend Derek (Adam Brody) after finally telling him about their son Graham (Tyler Wladis) at the end of last season. Though Angie admitted she wasn't ready to hash things out with Derek just yet, the surprising reveal certainly opens the door for Derek to be a part of Graham's life -- that is, if she lets him.

Brody is set to reprise his role as Graham's father Derek in Single Parents' Oct. 9 episode, where fans will learn more about Angie's ex and their complex history. "It's a relationship that we've talked about to an extent but not really explored," Leighton Meester told TV Guide during the Television Critics Association's summer press tour.

But Angie will have plenty of other things on her mind at the start of this season as well, like a potential romance with Will, which was hinted at throughout Season 1. Neither Will nor Angie has explicitly expressed any romantic feelings as of yet, but it looks like that may soon change. "Angie is gonna be dealing with the fact that Will is maybe interesting to her at some point," Meester teased.not

Whether or not that evolves into something more remains to be seen.

Single Parents returns for Season 2 on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.