Brothers & Sisters (Tv Series) 2006

Brothers & Sisters is an American dramatic television series which centers on the upper class Walker family and their lives in Los Angeles, California.

It premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006 after Desperate Housewives and airs Sundays. The acting ensemble includes Sally Field, Calista Flockhart, Rob Lowe, Matthew Rhys, and Rachel Griffiths. Sally Field won the 2007 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Nora Walker. Rachel Griffiths was also nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category.

Premise: The show is centered on the Walker family, an American family of Irish and Jewish heritages. Some of the family members are involved in the family owned business running Ojai Food Co, a produce distributor. Most of the action is set in the Greater Los Angeles area. The family home is located in Pasadena, California. The main branches of the Walker family tree included father William (deceased) (Tom Skerritt), mother Nora (Sally Field), and their five grown children – Sarah, Kitty, Tommy, Kevin, and Justin. Nora’s brother, Saul Holden (Ron Rifkin) helps run the Walker family business and is involved in most of the family’s affairs.
The Walker family
* Nora Walker is considered the matriarch of the Walker Family; stay-at-home mom
* Sarah Walker a working mom and President of Ojai Foods
* Kitty McCallister writer and former communications director for her husband, United States Senator Robert McCallister
* Tommy Walker, a husband, father, Former President of Ojai Foods
* Kevin Walker is the communications director for Senator McCallister and is married to Scotty Wandell.
* Justin Walker is a veteran of the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and recovering drug addict.
* Ryan Lafferty, the Walkers’ newly discovered half-brother.
Other family and friends
* Saul Holden, Former CFO at Ojai Foods; brother of Nora Walker.
* Julia Walker, a teacher, married to Tommy Walker, with one daughter, Elizabeth (whose twin brother, William, died shortly after birth).
* Rebecca Harper, daughter of Holly Harper; currently working at Ojai foods as their advertising executive, in a relationship with Justin Walker.
* Robert McCallister, a United States Senator, married to Kitty Walker.
* Scotty Wandell, a Head Chef; married to Kevin Walker
* Holly Harper, is Chairwoman and CEO of Ojai Foods; ex-lover of William Walker; mother of Rebecca Harper.
Recurring and former characters
* William Walker, deceased, founder and owner of Ojai Foods, was husband to Nora Walker and father to Sarah, Kitty, Tommy, Kevin, and Justin Walker, and Ryan Lafferty. The actor, Tom Skerritt has reprised his role in several flashbacks related to events after 9/11/01 and to the mother of his son, Ryan.
* Joseph “Joe” Whedon, a music teacher. He is the ex-husband of Sarah Walker. He and Sarah have two children, Paige and Cooper.
* Jason McCallister, a gay minister and brother of Robert McCallister; former boyfriend of Kevin Walker.
Emmy Awards
* 2007
1. Nominated – Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series (Jeanie Bacharach & Gillian O’Neill (casting directors)
2. Nominated – Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Rachel Griffiths)
* 2008
1. Nominated – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Sally Field)
2. Nominated – Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Rachel Griffiths)
Golden Globe
* 2008
1. Nominated – Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama (Sally Field)
2. Nominated – Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Rachel Griffiths)
SAG award
* 2008
1. Won – Best Actress in a Drama Series (Sally Field)

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