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Up All Night 

Takes an irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.

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Emily Spivey
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Christina Applegate ...  Reagan Brinkley 35 episodes, 2011-2012
Maya Rudolph ...  Ava Alexander 35 episodes, 2011-2012
Will Arnett ...  Chris Brinkley 35 episodes, 2011-2012
Jennifer Hall ...  Missy 24 episodes, 2011-2012
Jean Villepique ...  Terry Martin 20 episodes, 2011-2012
Matt Braunger ...  Gene Martin 19 episodes, 2011-2012
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Takes an irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.

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English

Release Date:

14 September 2011 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

NBC announced drastic changes to the show for its third season. They wanted to switch the show from a single camera format to a multi-camera sitcom, possibly because multi-camera shows typically have lower physical production costs than single-camera shows. Furthermore, it was set up to explain the changed structure of the show by having Applegate, Arnett and Rudolph all playing actors who star in a fictional show-within-the-show called "Up All Night." Amidst the changes, series creator Emily Spivey and star Christina Applegate left the show. Despite looking for a replacement for Applegate, the series was eventually canceled. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2011 Tournament of Champions Final Game 1 (2011) See more »

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Much Better than I Expected
24 October 2011 | by RolyRolySee all my reviews

It's surprising that two of the best recent sitcoms both feature actors who first came to fame through that horrible 80's thing call Married With Children. It's even more interesting that they are both mining somewhat the same vein in their new shows - a sendup of the modern family.

Christina Applegate is wonderful in this role, unafraid to be unattractive and conveying the tribulations of new motherhood with an odd, but realistic, combination of grit, excitement, wonder and denial. Hers is the most believable portrayal of motherhood I've seen in a long time. Even Will Arnett (who was in that other show that explored modern families and that remains astonishingly over-rated)is at his best.


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