There & Back follows the life of Ashley Parker Angel, who has come a long way since his days in O-Town. He's broke, his girlfriend is pregnant, and he is sleeping on his future mother-in-law's couch. This unscripted dramatic series follows Ashley in his new life away from O-Town stardom as he tries to rebuild his music career.
The first-season finale finds Ashley adding the final touches to his solo CD. He's come a long way since he started, but he still has much to do. With the single coming out he learns that he will be going on a 6 week radio promo tour, and Tiffany is not happy to learn she and Lyric can not go with him. This causes a strife between them, and Ashley being so busy with radio interviews doesn't help.
Recaps1x2: Moving Ahead recap
: Ashley and Tiffany make the big move into their big suburban home, and are happy with the change. Although living with his girlfriends mother is a lot to handle. Ashley also must make the final meeting with Soul Power productions, and tells them their deal is off. At the hospital, Ashley finds out that the new baby will be a boy, and is very happy about it. Meanwhile, former O-Town star Jacob Underwood drops by to help Ashley build a custom toy chest for his baby, and Ashley makes a very funny first trip to the Super Market... read more.1x1: Ashley's Back (Pilot) recap
: This is the very first episode. It starts out telling us it's been 3 years since O-Town broke up and Ashley is on his own. Since then, he has gotten his girlfriend pregnant, lost all his money, and is living in a tiny apartment with his girlfriend and her mom. He is currently in a deal with a record label, and doesn't feel they are doing him justice (not listening to his idea's, etc). He is also feeling like he needs to get out of this apartment more and more. He and his girlfriend are interested in a house they have been looking over but have no where near enough money. Meanwhile Ashley consults his old O-Town manager who gets another Record Label to sponsor Ashley. Once he is "down with them" they give him 10,000 grand (only needed 8,000) to pay the down payment on his new house. Things seem to be going great. Ashley also visits an old O-Town friend during the episode, who is also in dept, but is living pretty nicely. At the end of the episode, Ashley takes his girlfriend down to the beach for their one year anniversary and plays her a song he wrote her. They dream about what their lives will be like next year... read more.