Great News (2017–2018)
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Serial Arsonist 

When a field reporter at "The Breakdown" is exposed as an arsonist, Katie (Briga Heelan) gets an opportunity to appear on the air. Carol (Andrea Martin), embracing the role of stage mom, ... See full summary »

Director:

Ken Whittingham

Writers:

Tracey Wigfield (created by), Ben Dougan | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Briga Heelan ... Katie Wendelson
Andrea Martin ... Carol Wendelson
Adam Campbell ... Greg Walsh
Nicole Richie ... Portia Scott-Griffith
Horatio Sanz ... Justin
John Michael Higgins ... Chuck Pierce
Brad Morris ... Gene
Sheaun McKinney ... Wayne
Stewart Skelton ... Dave
Makenzie Pappan Makenzie Pappan ... 10 Year Old Katie
Alec Manley Wilson ... Kevin (as Alec Wilson)
Ben Hermes ... Robert
Greg Allan Martin ... Stan (as Greg Martin)
Ava Himmel ... Field Reporter
Lucas Walsh ... YouTube Star
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Storyline

When a field reporter at "The Breakdown" is exposed as an arsonist, Katie (Briga Heelan) gets an opportunity to appear on the air. Carol (Andrea Martin), embracing the role of stage mom, becomes obsessed with propelling Katie to fame. Katie must choose between her personal ambitions and making her mother happy. Meanwhile, Chuck (John Michael Higgins), jealous of Portia's (Nicole Richie) many creative pursuits, tries to compose a new theme song for the show. Adam Campbell and Horatio Sanz also star. Vicki Lawrence guest stars.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Chuck (John Michael Higgins) requests tossed salad and scrambled eggs for lunch. A reference to the Frasier (1993) theme song, sung by Kelsey Grammer. See more »

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