THE DOCTORS BAND TOGETHER TO SAVE PETE'S LIFE AFTER HE SUFFERS
A HEART ATTACK, AND ADDISON'S MYSTERY MAN REAPPEARS IN A MOST
SUPRISING WAY, ON THE FIFTH-SEASON PREMIERE OF "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
Benjamin Bratt Joins the Cast of "Private Practice"
"God Laughs" - Sam, Cooper, Charlotte and Amelia team up to save the life of their friend Pete after he suffers a heart attack, while Violet, who was in the middle of leaving Pete and LA, is nowhere to be found. Meanwhile, Addison's desire to have a baby leads her to see Jake Reilly, her recent mystery man, in a most surprising place, and Sheldon tries to help Amelia in her battle with alcohol, on the fifth-Season Premiere of "Private Practice," THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 (10:02-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder, Benjamin Bratt as Jake Reilly, KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King, Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman, 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 Betsy Brandt as Joanna Gibson and Michael B. Silver as David Gibson.
"God Laughs" was written by Craig Turk and directed by Mark Tinker.
"Private Practice" was created and is executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "Off the Map"). Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "Off the Map"), Mark Gordon ("The Hoax," "Saving Private Ryan"), Mark Tinker ("St. Elsewhere," "NYPD Blue"), Steve Blackman and Craig Turk are executive producers. "Private Practice" is an ABC Studios Production.
"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 parental guideline.
For more information on "Private Practice" please visit ABC.com.