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Monday, March 1 2010

Parenthood: Series Premiere

The adult siblings in Parenthood engage in plenty of passive aggression and clever banter (see, just like at your house!).


Thursday, August 4 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011... Number 5

Except for Parenthood, television is bereft of great family dramas. Just where have all the family dramas gone?

Wednesday, March 2 2011

'Parenthood' Takes on Alcoholism, With Surprisingly Realistic Results

If Parenthood is teaching us anything, it is that addiction turns all of us into addicts, even those of us who thought we didn't have a problem.

Wednesday, May 26 2010

Rewinding 'Parenthood': "Lost and Found"

No cliffhangers or big surprises in the season finale

Wednesday, May 19 2010

Rewinding 'Parenthood': "Team Braverman"

Preparing for the series finale.

Wednesday, May 12 2010

Rewinding 'Parenthood': "Solace"

Members of the family turn their backs on each other.

Rewinding 'Parenthood': "Namaste No More" (Channel Surfing) [5.May.10]
Rewinding 'Parenthood': "Perchance to Dream" (Channel Surfing) [28.Apr.10]
Rewinding 'Parenthood': Rubber Band Ball (Channel Surfing) [21.Apr.10]
Rewinding Parenthood: "The Big O" (Channel Surfing) [6.Apr.10]
Rewinding Parenthood: "The Situation" (Mixed Media) [31.Mar.10]
Rewinding 'Parenthood': Wassup (video) (Mixed Media) [24.Mar.10]
On TV: Parenthood (video) (Mixed Media) [4.Mar.10]


Tuesday, August 24 2010

Sprawling cast of 'Parenthood' gets ready for new stories

The Bravermans of NBC's "Parenthood" have a boat in their foyer. So to speak. Walk onto one of the sprawling soundstages at Universal Studios that

Friday, May 14 2010

Former 'Gilmore Girls' star brings special qualities to her new role in 'Parenthood'

PHILADELPHIA — Lauren Graham is a little surprised to find herself in Philadelphia as part of a quick East Coast publicity swing. After all, her NBC

Thursday, April 8 2010

NBC's 'Parenthood' slowly starts to make case for itself

The ratings for "Parenthood" have been all over the map since its March 2 premiere, but the last few weeks have seen some stabilization.

Wednesday, April 7 2010

NBC's 'Parenthood' slowly starts to make case for itself

LOS ANGELES — As NBC executives start to figure out what shows deserve to come back next fall, its Tuesday night dramedy "Parenthood" is starting to

Friday, February 26 2010

New series is personal for Ron Howard

In 1985, Ron Howard headed for Buenos Aires to make the movie "Gung Ho" and took his family along. "My son, our youngest, wasn't born yet,

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