Six Questions from ‘Parenthood’s’ Perplexing Premiere

Tuesday’s third season premiere of “Parenthood” featured the Bravermans in unusually melodramatic scenarios, a departure from the show’s typical focus on realistic family issues. Will it work? Or will it turn out like “Friday Night Lights” Season 2, which awkwardly shoved a murder plot into the high school football drama? It’s an apt comparison not […]

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‘Parenthood’ Finale: Accidents Happen

“Parenthood” is a bubble show. It will probably get picked up for a third season since it gets higher ratings than most NBC shows, but it has not been renewed yet. The writers faced the difficult task of crafting a season finale that could also serve as a series finale. They did it with an […]

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10 Reasons You Need to Watch ‘Parenthood’

“Parenthood” is a show that flies under the radar. There are no dead bodies, medical crises or supernatural incidents. It’s that rarest of television shows, a family drama that deals with actual real life family problems.  In other words, the Braverman family is struggling with raising kids and paying bills, not worrying about how they […]

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Erika Christensen Ponders ‘Parenthood,’ Explores Her ‘Risqué’ Side

Erika Christensen honed her dramatic chops in ‘Traffic,’ stalked like a pro in ‘Swimfan,’ rocked alongside Susan Sarandon in ‘The Banger Sisters’ and portrayed an unrealistically gorgeous flight attendant in ‘Flightplan.’ Yet even with those roles and many more under her belt, NBC’s Parenthood‘ (Tuesdays at 10/9c) has managed to give her brand-new territory to […]

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The Big Tease: Scoop on ‘House,’ ‘NCIS,’ ‘Bones’ and More!

Wanna know what’s coming up on your favorite show? Tuesday is tease-day at Fancast, and MattMtvguy@gmail.com is the place to send your questions. Here now the scoop! Are there any good “Huddy” scenes in the ‘House‘ season finale (airing May 17)? please tell me that House and Cuddy have at least one scene together. – […]

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NBC Executive Dies On Set of ‘Parenthood’ Pilot

NBC’s vice president of drama, Nora O’Brien, has passed away from a brain aneurysm on the set of the new series ‘Parenthood.’ The executive, 42, was visiting the set of the series, which stars Peter Krause, Maura Tierney and Erika Christensen, when she fell ill and died shortly thereafter. “Our hearts go out to the […]

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