Overview

Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its entire run, in a Sunday night timeslot after Desperate Housewives.

The cast included a collection of award-winning actors, including Sally Field, Rachel Griffiths, Calista Flockhart, Rob Lowe, and Patricia Wettig. Sally Field received both a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance throughout the series. Rachel Griffiths was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her work on the show.

In May 2011, the show completed its fifth and final season on ABC. On May 13, 2011, it was announced that ABC had decided to end the show.

  1. Jon Robin Baitz

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ron Rifkin

    Ron Rifkin

    Saul Holden

  2. Sally Field

    Sally Field

    Nora Walker

  3. Calista Flockhart

    Calista Flockhart

    Kitty Walker

  4. Rachel Griffiths

    Rachel Griffiths

    Sarah Walker

  5. Matthew Rhys

    Matthew Rhys

    Kevin Walker

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Brothers and Sisters

Season 5

2010 | 22 Episodes

The fifth and final season of Brothers & Sisters premiered on September 26, 2010 and concluded May 8, 2011. Season five takes place one year after the events of the season four finale "On the Road Again". This season featured the show's 100th episode, with the airing of episode 13. The show stars Sally Field, Dave Annable, Rachel Griffiths, Calista Flockhart, Matthew Rhys, Ron Rifkin, Patricia Wettig, Luke Macfarlane, and Gilles Marini. The season was originally set to only feature 18 episodes to make way for new drama Off the Map in mid-season. However, on October 25, 2010, it was announced that ABC had picked up four more episodes, bringing the season to 22 episodes in total. The series' cancellation was announced on May 13, 2011.

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Status Ended

Network

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Certification

  • TV-14

    Meaning

    This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 41m, 43m, 60m

Homepage http://beta.abc.go.com/shows/brothers-and-sisters

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