Almost Family


Almost Family Information

Almost Family is an American drama television series based on the Australian television series, Sisters, developed by Annie Weisman which premiered on October 2, 2019 on Fox.

Premise

When it is revealed that fertility doctor Leon Bechley (Timothy Hutton) had used his own sperm to conceive at least 100 children throughout his career, Julia Bechley (Brittany Snow) unites with two of her half siblings"?including former friend Edie Palmer (Megalyn Echikunwoke), and retired Olympic athlete Roxy Doyle (Emily Osment)"?as they deal with issues that have been affecting their lives.

Cast

  • Brittany Snow as Julia Bechley, a communications director for her father's fertility clinic
  • Megalyn Echikunwoke as Edie Palmer, Julia's former friend and one of Julia's half siblings who is a criminal defense attorney
  • Emily Osment as Roxy Doyle, a retired gymnast and one of Julia's half siblings
  • Mo McRae as Tim Moore, Edie's husband who is also a criminal defense attorney at the same law firm and Julia's ex-boyfriend
  • Mustafa Elzein as Dr. Isaac Abadi, an employee of the Bechley clinic and Leon's trusted second-in-command
  • Victoria Cartagena as Amanda Doherty, the woman that Edie is cheating on her husband with and the assistant district attorney assigned to prosecute Leon
  • Timothy Hutton as Leon Bechley, a fertility doctor and Julia's father, accused of fathering dozens of children without his patients' knowledge or consent

Production

Development

On October 16, 2018, it was announced that Fox had given the production, then titled Sisters, a pilot production commitment. The pilot was written by Annie Weisman who was also set to executive produce alongside Jason Katims, Jeni Mulein, Imogen Banks, Sharon Levy, Leslye Headland (also the director). Production companies involved with the pilot include Universal Television and Fox Entertainment. On February 13, 2019, the production officially received a pilot order.

On May 9, 2019, it was announced that Fox had given the series order. A few days later, it was announced that the title of the show had been changed to Not Just Me. A day after that, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2019 and air on Wednesdays at 9:00 P.M. In June 2019, Fox changed the title from Not Just Me to Almost Family. The series debuted on October 2, 2019.

Casting

In February 2019, it was announced that Brittany Snow and Megalyn Echikunwoke had been cast in the pilot's lead roles. In March 2019, it was reported that Emily Osment and Victoria Cartagena had joined the cast.

Episodes

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Release

On May 13, 2019, Fox released the first official trailer for the series.

Reception

Critical response

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Almost Family holds an approval rating of 24% based on 17 reviews, with an average rating of 4.44/10. The website's critical consensus states, "An appealing cast can't make up for Almost Family appalling premise." On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 40 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

Ratings

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| title4 = Fake AF | date4 = November 13, 2019 | rs4 = 0.5/3 | viewers4 = 1.58 | dvr4 = 0.2 | dvrv4 = 0.77 | total4 = 0.7 | totalv4 = 2.35

| title5 = Risky AF | date5 = November 20, 2019 | rs5 = 0.5/3 | viewers5 = 1.73 | dvr5 = 0.2 | dvrv5 = 0.68 | total5 = 0.7 | totalv5 = 2.41

| title6 = Kosher AF | date6 = November 27, 2019 | rs6 = 0.3/2 | viewers6 = 1.32 | dvr6 = 0.2 | dvrv6 = 0.58 | total6 = 0.5 | totalv6 = 1.90

| title7 = Thankful AF | date7 = November 28, 2019 | rs7 = 0.3/2 | viewers7 = 1.12 | dvr7 = 0.2 | dvrv7 = 0.60 | total7 = 0.5 | totalv7 = 1.72

| title8 = Fertile AF | date8 = December 11, 2019 | rs8 = 0.6/3 | viewers8 = 2.08 | dvr8 = 0.2 | dvrv8 = 0.58 | total8 = 0.8 | totalv8 = 2.66

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