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A female sports columnist in Chicago deals with the men in her life including her brother, her ex-boyfriend, her best friend and a sportswriter for a rival publication.

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Betsy Thomas
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Series cast summary:
Jordana Spiro ...  P.J. Franklin 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Kyle Howard ...  Bobby Newman / ... 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Reid Scott ...  Brendan Dorff 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Michael Bunin ...  Kenny Morittori 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Jamie Kaler ...  Mike Callahan 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Kellee Stewart ...  Stephanie Layne 49 episodes, 2006-2010
Jim Gaffigan ...  Andy Franklin 40 episodes, 2006-2009
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Chicago sports-sage chick P.J. Franklin regularly hosts several same-sports-supporting friends from different walks of life and backgrounds for poker games and hangs out with them, mainly in their regular bar, but also personal events. Her brother Andy joined being bored by married life and legal profession. Their conversations combine the open candor and macho humor of male locker-rooms with the petty details of female tearoom chatter. Written by KGF Vissers

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Sometimes the line between love and friendship is a little blurred. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Official Sites:

TBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A pasifaló See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Sex in the City for woman who hate shopping
8 December 2006 | by skooshieSee all my reviews

I must say that this show is refreshing. It moves along at a good pace with excellent writing and the ensemble cast does a really good job. Though I am not as much a sports enthusiast as Jordana Spiro's character I must say I "get" her character way more than some of the other "females with friends" shows. It is nice to see a show about an attractive female that is not a clothes horse or obsessed with shoes. Also I love Kyle Howard and have since he starred in House Arrest. The rest of the cast is just as wonderful to watch. The writing is witty and well done and I hope this show lasts for a little while. It is nice to see a show about inter-relationships when the girl has a lot of guy friends that are friends. That really does happen you know.


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