'The Michael J. Fox Show': Parkinson's is an 'unwanted houseguest'

No one ever can accuse Michael J. Fox of not dealing with his life head-on.The five-time Emmy winner is following a succession of notable guest stints -- on "Rescue Me" (for which he earned his most recent Emmy), "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "The Good Wife" -- by getting back into the series game full time. Premiering Thursday, Sept. 26, NBC's "The Michael J. Fox Show" casts him as Mike Henry, a New York television reporter who shares Fox's Parkinson's disease and resumes his job after five years off.Mike's return to the work force is applauded by his wife (Betsy Brandt, "Breaking Bad") and children, particularly the daughter (Juliette Goglia) who's documenting the situation on video for a school project. As nice as he finds it to be cheered by his fans on the streets of Manhattan, Mike still runs into personal and professional challenges that include his ongoing rivalry with "Today" host Matt Lauer (who...


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