Betsy Brandt Cast Opposite Michael J. Fox on NBC Sitcom

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As if we weren't excited enough already for the upcoming Michael J. Fox sitcom...

Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad) has been cast opposite the veteran TV star on NBC's upcoming single-camera series, which has already received an episode order from the network and which will feature Fox as Mike Burnaby, a Parkinson’s disease patient who returns to work at the anchor of a local New York radio station.

Brandt will portray Mike's wife and the mother of his three children, Annie.

The character is described as tough, loyal and easily irritated.

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Kate Finneran and Wendell Pierce round out the sitcom's cast as Mike’s sister and boss, respectively, while the show is set to be included on NBC's fall schedule.

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