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Justine Bateman’s Response To ‘Family Ties’ Stage Play: ‘Ew, Ew, Ew, Ew’

14 September 2016 8:36 AM, PDT | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Plans are afoot for a stage play based on hit 1980s sitcom “Family Ties”, which centred around a liberal family with a conservative teenage son (Michael J. Fox in a star-making role). However, at least one star of the original sitcom isn’t exactly thrilled to see the show resurrected onstage. Related: Former ‘Family Ties’ Mom Meredith Baxter […] »

- Brent Furdyk

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Family Ties: Michael J. Fox Sitcom Being Adapted as Stage Play

13 September 2016 6:37 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Alex P. Keaton and his sharp suits are coming to the stage. Variety reports Family Ties is being adapted for the theater.Created by Gary David Goldberg, the classic '80s sitcom followed an American family with liberal parents and a Republican son. The cast included Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter-Birney, Justine Bateman, and Tina Yothers. The NBC series lasted for seven seasons before ending in 1989.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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'Family Ties' to be reimagined as stage play

12 September 2016 1:05 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

What’s old is new again. Or at least prime for a reboot of some sort. Playbill.com is reporting that Family Ties, the sitcom that turned Michael J. Fox into a household name, is being turned into a stage play. Araca Group, the production company behind such well known plays as Wicked and Book of Mormon, will lead the project. They’ve already signed on Kleban Award winner Daniel Goldstein to write the script. The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning sitcom, which ran on NBC from 1982-89, centers on former hippies (Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter) and their experiences raising their family in suburbia. Fox played their son Alex, a young Republican. Justine Batemen and Tina Yothers were cast as the two daughters. Later in the show’s run, the family had another child, Andrew (Brian Bonsall). “Family Ties is a timeless comedy featuring a close-knit American family with vastly differing interests and politics, »

- David Eckstein

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Ask Ausiello: Spoilers on Flash, Once, Nashville, Bates Motel, Supernatural, Bones, Stranger Things and More

31 August 2016 12:47 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Got a scoop request? An anonymous tip you’re dying to share? Send any/all of the above to askausiello@tvline.com

Question: Please tell me Nashville isn’t going to kill of Rayna. I can maybe deal with Connie Britton doing fewer episodes. But a dead Rayna? No. —Brianna

Ausiello: I honestly have no idea how Dame Connie B will be written out, although you mind find this bit of casting intel worrisome: Rumor has it Rayna will be menaced by a stalker this season.

Question: Can we get any scoop on Supergirl‘s version of Maggie Sawyer? I »

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