or


[07/11/06 - 12:00 AM]
Sally Field Joins the Cast of ABC's New Drama, "Brothers & Sisters"

[via press release from ABC]

QUICK TAKE

SALLY FIELD JOINS THE CAST OF ABC�S NEW DRAMA, �BROTHERS & SISTERS�

Multiple Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Sally Field (�Places in the Heart,� �Norma Rae,� �Sybil�) joins the cast of �Brothers & Sisters,� airing Sundays this season (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Ms. Field will play Nora Holden, mother of the five Walker siblings. �Brothers & Sisters� follows the California based Walkers in a primetime drama about a close-knit family socially and financially intertwined by love, business -- and secrets.

As a two-time Academy Award winner for her performances in �Places in the Heart� and �Norma Rae,� Ms. Field continually captivates her audiences with her passion for bringing to life incredibly vivid characters. She received an Emmy Award for her title role as a young woman with multiple personalities in the four-hour television film �Sybil,� with Joanne Woodward. More recently she appeared in the feature �Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde,� and in �The Glass Menangerie� at the Kennedy Center. She made her Broadway debut in Edward Albee�s �The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?�

In the fall of 2000, Ms. Field made her feature film directorial debut with �Beautiful,� which starred Minnie Driver as a woman who aspires to become Miss America and will do anything to be crowned a beauty queen. She made her TV directorial debut in December 1996 with �The Christmas Tree,� a two-hour ABC telefilm starring Julie Harris, and also served as executive producer and shared writing credit on the project, which was based on Julie Salamon�s novel of the same name. In addition Ms. Field directed an episode of Tom Hanks� epic miniseries �From the Earth to the Moon� for HBO entitled �The Original Wives Club,� which dealt with the experiences of the astronauts� wives. This year she reprised her Emmy Award-winning role on the hit NBC drama �ER.�

�Brothers & Sisters� stars Calista Flockhart as Kitty, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah, Balthazar Getty as Thomas, Dave Annable as Justin, Matthew Rhys as Kevin, John Pyper-Ferguson as Joe, Sarah Jane Morris as Julia, Ron Rifkin as Saul and Patricia Wettig as Holly.

Ken Olin, Jon Robin Baitz and Marti Noxon are executive producers. The series is produced by Touchstone Television.





  [july 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· ER (NBC)











[05/23/15 - 09:21 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Wins Demo Race with "Shark Tank" Repeat
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49.

[05/23/15 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Leads Its 7th Straight Friday in Adults 18-49 with the Top 3 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 22.

[05/23/15 - 06:29 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 49 Percent Audience Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, May 22.

[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[05/22/15 - 10:54 AM]
First Look Image: Danny Trejo as "The Regulator" on El Rey Network/Miramax's 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Currently in production on its sophomore season, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is slated to return late Summer 2015.

[05/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Inaugural Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Raises Over $21 Million to Help Lift Children and Young People Out of Poverty
Julia Roberts, Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton, Neill Patrick Harris, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Pharell, Coldplay, One Direction and Zac Efron were just a few of the many celebrities appearing in the three-hour entertainment event.

[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Repeats Power CBS to Victory in Viewers, Demos
"The Big Bang Theory" is the evening's top show in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 Networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 06:42 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Six New Series
After delivering 11 consecutive months of ratings growth, top 10 cable network HGTV, along with its sister network, DIY Network, have confirmed production orders for six new series.

[05/22/15 - 06:02 AM]
Netflix Announces "A Very Murray Christmas"
Written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola, the special is an homage to the classic variety show featuring Bill Murray playing himself, as he worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snow storm in New York City.