CHARLOTTE AND SHELDON DISAGREE ABOUT AN UNSTABLE PATIENT'S REQUEST
FOR SEXUAL REASSIGNMENT SURGERY, ON ABC'S "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
Justine Bateman Guest Stars as Sydney
"Short Cuts" - Violet and Cooper make amendments to their friendship in order to please their significant others; Pete and Cooper get in an argument involving marijuana use by a patient (guest starring Justine Bateman as Sydney); Addison is conflicted about going public with her new romance, and Sheldon's decision to deny approval for a patient's sex change backfires, on "Private Practice," THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 9/30/10)
"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, Brian Benben as Dr. Sheldon Wallace and Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd, with Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett and Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner.
Guest starring are Currie Graham as Russell, French Stewart as Kevin, Shane Johnson as Dave, Katie Lowes as Kira, Stephen Lunsford as Dink, Porter Kelly as Sharon and Jensen Leflore as Josh.
"Short Cuts" was written by Sonay Washington and directed by Mark Tinker.
"Private Practice" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14,D,S parental guideline.
For more information on "Private Practice" please visit ABC.com.