Michael J. Fox is returning to t.v. After already having a hugely successful career in his 2 previous sitcoms (Family Ties and Spin City), Fox will take on a role that mirror’s his real life. His character will be a family man who has to sustain his career as a newscaster while dealing with the effects of Parkinsan’s Disease.
It’s a tribute to Fox’s work ethic that he is able to do this. While he has already been showered with adoration for his work with Parkinsan’s awareness, he will no doubt continue to be showered with respect once the show is launched. While he is acutely aware that some people treat him like they do out of pity, Fox continues to move forward with his head held high, and this new project is another example of that.
As far as the quality of the show, that has yet to be determined. It will air on NBC’s Thursday night lineup, which we feel has always been the one of, if not the strongest comedy show lineups on television. And if Fox’s previous shows are any indication, we think the new project will be a success.