EW Staff
January 09, 2008 AT 05:00 AM EST

9-10 PM · ABC · Returns Oct. 3

Among the troublesome tykes Jo Frost helps discipline this season are two children of an NBA basketball player, says executive producer Nick Emmerson. ”I can’t give you a name yet. He’s a very well-known player [and his kids] are very rambunctious. He called for our help.” Full-court press, Jo. ”We also have a family [with] deaf parents and four children who can hear,” says Emmerson. ”The two younger children are pretty naughty and exploit the [parents’] deafness. So Jo learns some basic sign language herself and gets the family to teach the kids sign language, and that enables the parents to get more in control.”

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