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It's Official: Michael J. Fox Returning to The Good Wife for Big Season-Ending Arc

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Michael J. Fox won’t have time to stew over the cancellation of The Michael J. Fox Show — he’s needed back at The Good Wife, and not just for a one-off guest stint.

TVLine has learned that Fox has closed a deal with the CBS drama to reprise his role as Alicia’s legal nemesis Louis Canning for …READ MORE


E! Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Michael J. Fox 'Fun Fact' During Golden Globes Pre-Show

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The E! cable channel has apologized for classifying TV legend Michael J. Fox‘s Parkinson’s diagnosis as a “Fun Fact” during its coverage of the Golden Globe Awards red carpet arrivals. READ MORE


The Michael J. Fox Show: Does He Still Have It?

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There’s a point in Thursday’s premiere of The Michael J. Fox Show (9/8c) where Fox, as former local news anchor Mike Henry, contemplates a return to the medium he left after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease years before.

“What if I’m not the guy they remember?” he uncertainly asks wife Annie (played beautifully by Breaking Bad‘s Betsy Brandt), the line an obvious nod to Fox’s own sitcom comeback. READ MORE


Michael J. Fox Show to Find the Funny in Parkinson's: 'There's Nothing Horrifying About It'

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NBC’s new fall comedy The Michael J. Fox Show is first and foremost “a family show,” executive producer Will Gluck noted Saturday at the Television Critics Assoc. summer press tour in Beverly Hills. The sitcom, however, won’t shy away from Michael J. Fox‘s real-life struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. In fact, they’ll tackle it early on with humor and heart. READ MORE


Pilot Scoop: Breaking Bad's Betsy Brandt Cast as Michael J. Fox's Wife in NBC Sitcom

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After an exhaustive search, Breaking Bad‘s Betsy Brandt has landed the pivotal wife role in Michael J. Fox‘s upcoming NBC comedy series, TVLine has learned. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Jennifer Lawrence Gets Hunger-y for SNL, Michael J. Fox Sitcom Scoop and More!

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Fresh off of her Golden Globes win, Jennifer Lawrence is set to take the Saturday Night Live stage — and we have a sneak peek at what the Silver Linings Playbook starlet will bring to this weekend’s show. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Good Wife Exclusive: Michael J. Fox Returns!

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Sunday night’s installment of The Good Wife found Christine Baranski’s Diane Lockhart cracking a joke about raiding the law firm of rival Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox). But perhaps there was a little bit of truth in her zinger.

TVLine has learned exclusively that …READ MORE


Family Ties Redux? Michael J. Fox Returning to NBC in Fall 2013 as Star of New Family Sitcom

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What would NBC do, baby, without Michael J. Fox?

Three decades after Family Ties’ debut on the Peacock network, NBC bypassed the pilot process altogether and ordered 22 episodes of a new semi-autobiographical family sitcom starring the former Alex P. Keaton. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Networks Chase New Michael J. Fox Series, SNL Vet Visits Up All Night and More!

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Michael J. Fox is plotting a full-time return to TV — and every network wants him!

The Family Ties icon and occasional Good Wife lawyer has teamed with writer Sam Laybourne (Cougar Town) and director Will Gluck (Easy A) on a single-camera comedy …READ MORE


Good Wife Exclusive: Martha Plimpton Set for Season Finale (and She Won't Be Alone)

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Looks like The Good Wife‘s Alicia Florrick is going to have to prove she’s worth that salary hike she just scored.

TVLine has learned exclusively that a pair of wily Lockhart Gardner nemeses — Patti Nyholm (Martha Plimpton) and …READ MORE