"Parenthood's" Mae Whitman talks to reporters at TCA's 2013 Summer Press Tour (Photo: Chris Haston/NBC)

Season 5 of ‘Parenthood’ Promises Time Jumps, Romance and Potential Break-Ups

The Bravermans return this September for another season of angst, tears and scenes where every character talks at once. The cast and creator of the show offered some tantalizing hints about the fifth season of “Parenthood” including marital strife for Joel and Julia, romance for Amber and a time jump.

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‘Parenthood’ Stars: How to Binge Watch Our Show During XFINITY Watchathon Week

If you’re looking for a good cry, binge watch “Parenthood.” The family drama is filled with well-written  tearjerker storylines about Aspergers Syndrome, cancer and adoption. It also features more scenes of characters talking over each other than the rest of the XFINITY Watchathon Week shows combined. The people who bring the Bravermans to life are […]

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"Parenthood": Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Danny Feld/NBC)

‘Parenthood’ Boldly Portrays Cancer as a Disease, Not a Life Changing Opportunity

“Parenthood” has taken a big creative risk by giving one of its main characters, Kristina (Monica Potter) breast cancer. Her story will continue throughout the season, exploring the impact of the disease on the entire family. It’s a dark turn for a show that usually focuses on the lighter aspects of family life. Even the […]

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"Parenthood": Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman -- (Photo by: Danny Feld/NBC)

‘Parenthood’: Kristina Gets Shocking News!

This week’s episode of “Parenthood” is called “Left Field.” It more than lived up to its title with a shocking ending that has the potential to change the Bravermans forever. DVR the Next Episode of “Parenthood” It all starts simply enough, when Crosby (Dax Shepard) discovers that Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) schedule […]

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‘Parenthood’ Returns with New Drama for the Bravermans

It has been nine months since viewers last saw the Bravermans. When the new season of “Parenthood” premieres on September 11, almost as much time will have passed in their lives.  “There’s a five month time gap because we try to stay pretty close to where we are in the calendar year,” showrunner Jason Katims […]

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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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Matt Lauria Does Double Duty on ‘Friday Night Lights’ & ‘The Chicago Code’

Matt Lauria is in the rare and enviable position of starring in two different shows simultaneously. On Mondays, he plays Caleb, a detective on “The Chicago Code.” Fridays, he is Luke, a high school football player on the final season of “Friday Night Lights.” Lauria revealed why he loves the FNL finale, how Caleb differs […]

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‘Parenthood’ Explores How To Tell A Child He Has Asperger’s

How do you explain Asperger’s syndrome to a child with Asperger’s? That is the dilemma that last night’s powerful episode of “Parenthood” tackled. The ongoing struggle of Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina (Monica Potter) to help their son Max (Max Burkholder), who was diagnosed with Asperger’s in the show’s first season. “I’m very proud of […]

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