Monday, October 09, 2006

NBC Sitcom Pilot Review: Twenty Good Years - Premieres October 11th

Twenty Good Years

Twenty Good Years - Wednesdays at 8:30PM ET/PT on NBC
Premieres October 11th at 8:30PM ET/PT

This high-energy, young-at-heart comedy follows the journey of two New Yorkers who come to the realization that life doesn't last forever.

Mismatched buddies John Mason (Emmy Award winner John Lithgow, "3rd Rock from the Sun"), an impulsive, admittedly self-absorbed, thrice-divorced surgeon recently forced into retirement, and Jeffrey Pyne (Critically acclaimed multi Emmy-nominee Jeffrey Tambor, "Arrested Development"), a widower judge who over thinks every situation, are polar opposites in every way. The one area where they seem to find common ground is the supposition that they have about 20 good years left.

With that in mind, both men vow to live each day as if it were their last, despite the consequences, or what their friends, family and peers might think. After all, when age meets anarchy, there's no time for regrets.

"Twenty Good Years" also stars Heather Burns ("Bewitched") as John's pregnant daughter Stella along with Jake Sandvig ("The Story of Us") as Jeffrey's unmotivated son Hugh.

"Twenty Good Years" is produced by Werner-Gold-Miller and Marsh McCall Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. Tom Werner (“The Cosby Show,” “Roseanne”), Eric Gold ("Scary Movie," “Scary Movie 2”), Jimmy Miller and Marsh McCall are the executive producers.

Cast: John Lithgow as John Mason, Jeffrey Tambor as Jeffrey Pyne, Heather Burns as Stella, Jake Sandvig as Hugh

Read our review of the pilot episode here.

Discuss the show after you watch it on Wednesday on our message board.

Related Links:

  • NBC.com Official Site
  • TV.com
  • epguides.com
  • Internet Movie Database
  • Wikipedia
  • Twenty Good Years Photo Gallery

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