Where Have You Seen Them Part Three


Fall traditionally means the beginning of school, football season , and the new fall series . I can remember getting all excited when that Fall Preview TV Guide used to come in the mail.  Well there is a lot more networks and a lot of more series than ever before. Soon we will finding out all the important questions of the summer about Washington politicians and a whether a certain NY detective says yes to a wedding proposal. In the meantime, let’s take our annual look at new series with some familiar faces in new places.

jack and cher Sean Hayes was part of the Must See TV lineup of the nineties as the hilarious Jack McFarland on “Will and Grace”  Now he returns to NBC with a teen daughter and obnoxious mother in “Sean Saves the World”

sean saves the world

Other tv favorites return in this hilarious new NBC series

alice Linda Lavin returns to tv as Sean’s mother Lorna. She is best known for playing working mother and waitress on “Alice”

linda laven sean saves the world

reno911miami6 Thomas Lennon of the late Reno 911 plays Sean’s boss Max.

Sean Saves the World - Season Pilot

sarah michelle geller and robin williams the zrazy ones Two tv icons return in one of this fall’s most talked about shows “The Crazy Ones”  Robin Williams  and Sarah Michelle Geller return as a father daughter advertising team. Watch out Don and Co

robin williams the crazy ones Williams last appeared in a major role in the hilarious hit “Mork and Mindy”  with co star Pam Dawber

BuffyPhoto-001 Here is Sarah kicking ass and killing vampires in Joss Whedon’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”   Whedon has a new show as well “Marvel Agents of S. H. I. E.L. D.”  for the Comic-con set

ming na er Ming Na Wen first was noticed on the late great “ER”  now she is one of the team as  Melinda May.  Fans of “Firefly”  and “Serenity” will be excited to find out that “Shepherd” Ron Glass will be making an appearance on the show.



Jeff GarlinChicago’s own Jeff Garlin made us chuckle as Jeff on “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

jeff garlin  the goldbergs Now he takes us back to a cooler time in ABC’s “The Goldbergs”   George Segal  late of “Just Shoot Me” is the wise grandpa .

George Segalgeorge segal the goldbergs

anna farris as birth mom Anna Farris was best known as the birth mother to Jack and Erica in the final episodes of FRIENDS  .

Mom(1) Now she is a real mom with hilarious problems in “MOM”

allison-janney In her most known role , CJ on “The West Wing” Allison Janney contributes to her life playing her wild mother.

Blair Underwood Here is Blair Underwood with the very dignified cast of “LA LAW”  where he fought for the underdog

blair-underwood-ironside-nbcNow NBC resurrects the classic series “Ironsides” with Underwood in the lead.

family_ties_tv_show_cast_image__3_ Everyone remembers the young Michael J Fox on “Family Ties” as super conservative Alex P Keaton

THE HENRYS -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r)  -- (Photo by: Eric Liebowitz/NBC)Now he returns as a dad and newscaster on “The Michael J Fox Show”

Up All Night Will Arnett played the hempecked husband in “Up All Night”

franklin-and-bash24 Beau Bridges last appeared as Franklin’s father on TNT’s “Franklin and Bash”

the-millers-cbs-still-2 They both appear in the new CBS show “The Millers”

james spader the blacklist James Spader defended justice in “Boston Legal.”

the-blacklist-nbc-james-spaderHe returns as the most wanted man in “The Blacklist ” on NBC.

dads You know you will be in for a hilarious time with FOX’s new offering “DADS” One of the producers is Seth McFarlane.

seth greenSeth Green first appeared on “Buffy” Now he is more known as the voice of Chris Griffin on “Family Guy” and the creator of “Robot Chicken”  on Adult Swim. He is one of the stars.

phoebes brother Giovanni Ribisi is also in the show. His most famous role was on “Friends” as Phoebe’s brother , Frank Jr.

matin-mull_l Martin Mull played the boss that was annoyed by Roseanne , Leon

brenda song suite life Rounding out the cast is Brenda Song , seen here as socialite, London Tipton on Disney’s “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”

brendasong_dads01 She plays Veronica on the new Fox series.

back in the game abc James Caan and Griffin Gluck are “Back in the Game” on ABC. Caan also has another fun fact. His son , Scott , is currently on television as Danno on the hot show “Hawaii Five O”

Lekio (Radio)

mason on pp And Griffin Gluck is the son of Coop on “Private Practice”  Another little tidbit, Addison may make a visit to Seattle this season on “Grey’s”

monk72 Tony Shalhoub won critical acclaim as the detective with OCD in “Monk”

jordan-und-woody-aus-crossing-jordan-7100 and Jerry O Connell was on “Crossing Jordan”

we are men Look out girls cause here come the guys in CBS’ “We Are Men”

BradleyLate of “The West Wing ” and “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip”  Bradley Whitford has problems with his exes and present wife in ABC’s new comedy “Trophy Wife”

MALIN AKERMAN - THE COMEBACK 1X02 01 Here is Malin Ackerman on the HBO series “The Comeback”

bradley whitford  pete and kate  trophy wife Here they are as Pete and Kate in “Trophy Wife”

minnie driver Minnie Driver played the scorned lover of Stanley Walker who then became her daughter in law on “Will and Grace”  , Lorraine Finster

about a boy Here she is as naturalist mother Fiona, in NBC’s “About A Boy”


About chitownstarconnections

Melanie Christy is am actress/singer who came to Chicago to pursue her dreams of acting. Coming from a small town in Ohio she has been enjoying the things that city life has to offer like great cuisine from all parts of the globe, parties with great people including celebrities, gorgeous fashions and of course fun! Follow her, read her blog and learn about all the amazing adventures you can be a part of throughout Chicagoland! Jennifer Hedrick is the photographer and techie for our blogs. She was born and raised here in Chicago. Her love of photography started when she was a child. She has photographed many celebs, events, fashion shows and more. She also considers herself a bit of a foodie and loves food porn. Her other loves include her nieces and nephews, animals and the shows Castle, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.
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