/// Michael J. Fox Explains How His New TV Comedy Mirrors His Real Life

May 20, 2013  |  Media Week

Like most sentient Americans, NBC is a huge Michael J. Fox fan, and the network demonstrated as much last summer when it outmaneuvered its broadcast competition by way of a risky and unprecedented leap of faith. If the actor would agree to bring his new comedy series to NBC, the network suits would rubber-stamp a binding order of 22 episodes, sight unseen. In trumping its rivals, NBC not only boasts the best odds for a breakout hit in the 2013-14 season , but it also brings back one of the single most beloved TV stars of the last 30 years. (Seriously, in terms of universal appeal, the man is up there with Tom “Drunk Uncle Ned” Hanks and Bugs Bunny.) Last week, Adweek caught up with the star of The Michael J. Fox Show, a warm but spiky single-camera comedy that cribs liberally from the 51-year-old’s own life

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Michael J. Fox Explains How His New TV Comedy Mirrors His Real Life



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