'Emily Owens, M.D.'s' Mamie Gummer: 'Every time I try to be funny, it doesn't work'

Zap2it: How do you view balancing the serious and the humorous as the title character in "Emily Owens, M.D."?Mamie Gummer: I think that maybe at least I sound like I know what I'm talking about, which is basically all I do when I'm spitting out that medical jargon, but I also hope to be funny. Comedy is so hard. Every time I try to be funny, it doesn't work, but Emily has the best of intentions and just works so hard, she keeps slipping on banana peels.Zap2it: Did your previous work on such shows as "Off the Map" and "The Good Wife" make you want to try series work again?Mamie Gummer: Yes, definitely ... and a hospital is a really good theater, in the sense that you're coming in and catching people at critical moments in their lives. I also trust Jennie [Snyder Urman, the creator and executive producer of "Emily Owens, M.D."] to take...


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