ADDISON DISCOVERS THAT NAOMI IS CONCEALING THE FINANCIAL WOES OF
OCEANSIDE WELLNESS, ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC'S "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
David Sutcliffe ("Gilmore Girls") and Amy Acker ("Angel") Guest Star
"A Family Thing" � At Oceanside Wellness, friendships are tested and secrets revealed when Addison discovers that Naomi is concealing the practice's financial problems. Meanwhile, Violet wonders what secret Cooper is keeping from her, while Cooper himself has to decide whether or not to reveal a medical secret to a patient, on the season premiere of "Private Practice," WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder, Audra McDonald as Dr. Naomi Bennett, Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman, KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King, Chris Lowell as William Dell Parker, with Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett and Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner.
Guest starring are David Sutcliffe as Kevin, Amy Acker as Molly, Cheryl White as Robin, Blake Robbins as Mark and Tyler Patrick Jones as Dean.
"A Family Thing" was written by Shonda Rhimes and Marti Noxon and directed by Mark Tinker.
"Private Practice" was created and is executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge"). Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "Casanova"), Marti Noxon ("Grey's Anatomy," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), Mark Gordon ("The Hoax," "Saving Private Ryan"), Mark Tinker ("St. Elsewhere," "NYPD Blue"), Mark Wilding ("Grey's Anatomy"), Jon Cowan ("Crossing Jordan") and Robert Rovner ("Bionic Woman") are executive producers. The series is an ABC Studios Production.
"Private Practice" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio via SAP. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate. A TV parental guideline will be posted closer to airdate.
This episode of "Private Practice" will be available on ABC.com the day after airing on the network for users to watch online.