Interview: "Mr. Sunshine" Co-Stars Andrea Anders, Allison Janney, James Lesure & Nate Torrence

With more than just a little bit of irony, tonight marks the sitcom return of actor Matthew Perry in "Mr. Sunshine," the ABC series which is temporarily taking over the timeslot of "Cougar Town," the successful series that not so long ago marked the sitcom return for Perry's former "Friends" co-star, Courteney Cox. While the respective premises of the series are vastly different, all eyes are on the latest post-"Friends" project of Perry's to see if he can find the same ratings success that Cox has enjoyed in the coveted post-"Modern Family" time period. In "Mr. Sunshine," Perry (who also co-created the series) plays Ben Donovan, the self-involved manager of San Diego's Sunshine Center, where events like the circus, ice skating tours and big name concerts pass through to throw the lives of the Center's staff into a comedic whirlwind.

Earlier this week at a Sony Pictures Television junket held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, our Jim Halterman sat down with "Mr. Sunshine" stars Allison Janney, James Lesure, Andrea Anders and Nate Torrence to chat about working with the multi-tasking Perry, Janney's return to television and what famous faces we'll see passing through the Sunshine Center in the first thirteen episodes of the series' freshman season. Read More...


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