January 07, 2009 04:48:07 GMT
Steve Zahn guest starring as Monk's half-brother who escapes from prison and visits the detective in 'Monk'.
USA's "Monk" returns to the TV screen this Friday, January 9 with an episode called "Mr. Monk's Other Brother" and a promo as well as a clip from the episode have been released. It tells the story of Monk meeting his long-lost half-brother (guest star Steve Zahn) who escapes from the prison.
Jack Monk Jr. shows up at Monk's house after successfully tunneling under the prison's fence. He comes with one purpose, asking Monk's help to prove him innocent in the murder case where he is the prime suspect.
Tony Shalhoub receives a nomination each at both Golden Globes (Best Performance by an Actor in a TV Series-Comedy) and SAG Awards (Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series) for his portrayal of Monk. Golden Globe Awards will announce its winners on January 11 while SAG Awards will hand out the prizes on January 25.