RYAN DIVES HEAD FIRST INTO THE TROUBLED WATERS OF THE WALKER FAMILY, ON ABC’S “BROTHERS & SISTERS”
“Taking Sides” — Even in the wake of a life threatening medical crisis and the excitement surrounding the birth of his son, Robert remains steadfast in his drive to run for governor, despite the damage that it may do to his marriage. Meanwhile, Saul and Sarah go to extremes to hide Tommy’s legal troubles from Nora, and Ryan gets a bit too close too fast for anyone’s good, on “Brothers & Sisters,” SUNDAY, MARCH 8 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
“Brothers & Sisters” stars Dave Annable as Justin Walker, Maxwell Perry Cotton as Cooper Whedon, Kerris Lilla Dorsey as Paige, Sally Field as Nora Holden, Calista Flockhart as Kitty Walker, Balthazar Getty as Thomas Walker, Rachel Griffiths as Sarah Whedon, Luke Macfarlane as Scotty Wandell, Rob Lowe as Senator Robert McCallister, Sarah Jane Morris as Julia Walker, Matthew Rhys as Kevin Walker, Ron Rifkin as Saul Holden, Emily VanCamp as Rebecca Harper and Patricia Wettig as Holly Harper. Guest starring are Ken Olin as David Caplan, Luke Grimes as Ryan Lafferty, Paul Keeley as James Friedman, Traber Burns as Judge Arthur Gray, Caroline Rich as the court clerk, Marin Hinkle as Courtney McCallister, Max Burkholder as Jack McCallister, Justine Dorsey as Sophie McCallister and Sarah Lilly as the D.A.
“Taking Sides” was written by Michael Foley and Beth Schwartz and directed by Michael Morris.
BROTHERS & SISTERS – “Spring Broken” – Kevin and Justin take Tommy on a getaway to help him make a decision about his legal future. Meanwhile, Kitty and Evan retreat to Nora’s to get acquainted with her new half brother, while Robert recovers, on “Brothers & Sisters,” SUNDAY, MARCH 15 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/CRAIG SJODIN) BALTHAZAR GETTY, DAVE ANNABLE, MATTHEW RHYS
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That’s what I’m hearing from sources over at Brothers & Sistersexit storyline for Balthazar Getty. And it’s —that producers have penned what appears to be an perfectly scandalous…and perfectly fitting. (You fans will be shocked.) After weeks of rumors that Getty has been causing problems on the set, sources tell us exclusively that episode 19, titled “Spring Broken,” will be Getty’s last of the season. According to insiders who work on the show, Getty’s character, Tommy Walker, will have a very dramatic and surprising storyline in coming episodes, in which he willalert!—go to jail, get out on bail and go on the lam in —spoiler Mexico.
But here’s the really scandalous part…
Sources tell me that before he goes, Balthazar’s Tommy will get thoroughly wasted, flirt with young girls and get a nice slap across the face from his mother, Nora (Sally Field). Maybe mother always does know best? For those of you who haven’t been following Brothers & Sisters (and you really should be, ’cause this solid series is getting even better in coming episodes), Tommy hatched an illegal plan to edge Holly (Patricia Wettig) out of the Walker family business. He’s done some pretty illegal things to achieve his goal, like embezzle $2 million from the company. Hence, the trip to jail, and, well, you’ll see the rest.
Will you miss Balthazar on Brothers & Sisters? What do you think of what’s in store for Tommy?