The New Normal kicked off last night on NBC and we were thoroughly charmed by its mostly sweet, sometimes snarky (ahem, Ellen Barkin) characters. The gist: Goldie agrees to be David and Bryan’s surrogate, bringing along her daughter, Shania, and relunctant grandmother, Jane. A new episode airs tonight at 9:30 EDT (in case you missed the pilot, you can catch up here) with the freshly minted family unit, shall we say, getting acquainted? Nothing like a meddling grandmother to stir the pot! Click through the gallery below to see 5 things you really need to know about Glee creator Ryan Murphy’s new show!

— Angela Salazar