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

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 Previews 'Sexy' TV Reunion With Wife Tracy (And Why Billy Vera Wasn't Invited)

Flashback to spring 2013, time for Michael J. Fox to cast the wife for his eponymous sitcom comeback. What did you think… he would do at this moment?

Interestingly but not surprisingly, a face from the beloved actor’s past (and present, and future) — wife/Family Ties love interest Tracy Pollan — was briefly considered for the role …READ MORE

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

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