Behind the Scenes Shake-Up at Brothers & Sisters

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On this Sunday's episode of Brothers & Sisters, Tommy returns.

But that on-screen drama - which you can preview right now - is actually nothing compared to the action taking place away from the set of this ABC hit.

Zen & the Art of Mole Making Scene

As first reported by Entertainment Weekly, an ABC spokesperson has confirmed that Monica Breen and Alison Schapker are out as showrunners. Veteran writer David Marshall Grant will take over lead producing duties.

There's no way to predict how this will affect any storyline, but a network rep says Breen and Schapker will keep their executive producer titles, but are now “concentrating more on development.”

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Brothers & Sisters Quotes

No, no. No 'Buts'. You're not allowed to give up. You're not allowed to give up because you believe in your gut that this is right. And besides, we've all inherited this absurd drive to make things that, that yes, they seem complicated and they're messy, but we can turn them into something great.


Do I at least get a cigarette and a chance to say my last words?