NORA AND THE WALKER FAMILY DESPERATELY AWAIT WORD FROM JUSTIN,
ON THE SECOND SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S "BROTHERS & SISTERS"
"Home Front" � A year after losing their larger than life family patriarch and three weeks since hearing from Justin in the Middle East, the Walker family struggle to find cheer in celebrating Kitty's birthday. Sarah fights to salvage what's left of her failing marriage; Kevin learns the hard way about the sacrifices that true love brings; Tommy is at a loss as to how to provide the emotional support needed by his overwhelmed wife, Julia, after the death of their newborn son, while Kitty gets a first hand look at the challenges of being engaged to a U.S. senator (Rob Lowe as Senator Robert McCallister). Meanwhile, Saul questions his identity after a visit from an old friend, and the family's newest member, Rebecca, tries desperately to find her place in this very complex family puzzle, on the second Season Premiere of "Brothers & Sisters," SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Brothers & Sisters" stars Dave Annable as Justin Walker, Maxwell Perry Cotton as Cooper Whedon, Kerris Lilla Dorsey as Paige, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Calista Flockhart as Kitty Walker, Balthazar Getty as Thomas Walker, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah Whedon, Rob Lowe as Senator Robert McCallister, Sarah Jane Morris as Julia Walker, Matthew Rhys as Kevin Walker, Ron Rifkin as Saul Holden, Emily VanCamp as Rebecca Harper and Patricia Wettig as Holly Harper.
Guest starring are John Pyper-Ferguson as Joe Whedon, Eric Winter as Jason McCallister, Michael Nouri as Milo Peterman, Kimberly Atkinson as Amy, Amy Motta as Lexie, Joyce Brew as Monica, Bella Shaw as the reporter, Greta Sesheta as the store clerk, Emil Beheshti as the staffer, Mary Ann Jarou as the hostess and Dana Snyder as the office worker.
"Home Front" was written by Monica Owusu-Breen and Alison Schapker and directed by Ken Olin.
"Bothers & Sisters" is executive-produced by Ken Olin ("Alias," "thirtysomething"), Jon Robin Baitz ("The Substance of Fire," "The West Wing"), Greg Berlanti ("Dirty Sexy Money," "Everwood") and Mark B. Perry ("Party of Five," "The Wonder Years"). It's produced by ABC Studios.
The seriesis broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
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