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Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso, Gabourey Sidibe

'The Big C' Gets a Very Short Final Season, Mary-Louise Parker Dishes on 'Weeds' Series Finale

July 31, 2012 09:07:55

Following the end of its third season last June, "" will return for a short time to wrap up the story of 's Cathy. Showtime has announced that it ordered four one-hour episodes for the show's fourth and final season.

"From its inception, the show has been unique in its premise and its tone," said Showtime Entertainment president David Nevins at the TCA press tour on Monday, July 30, "and we're excited we've come up with a unique and format-breaking way to bring a conclusion to Cathy's story."


'The Big C' Renewed for Season 3

September 02, 2011 12:09:48

Showtime has made sure that Cathy Jamison will stay alive at least for another season by ordering the third season of "". The drama comedy series revolving around 's cancer-striken character has received ten episode order for the next chapter.

"We love working together and we're excited to keep exploring where Cathy's going," showrunner Jenny Bicks said of the renewal. "We've all become, as many shows do, we've all become a family, and it's a terrific place to be so we're excited to keep going for as long as Cathy can keep going."


'The Big C' New Promo: Cathy Has a Whole New Perspective on Life

May 31, 2011 11:05:41

In anticipation of "" return on June 27, a brand new promo for the Showtime dramedy series is released. The clip takes a peek at how cancer-striken Cathy, who is played by , sees life in a whole new perspective. There is no more "the world always looks brighter from behind a smile" idea.

Beside the new promo, there is also a behind-the-scene footage which features the cast talking about what's to expect from the upcoming season 2. "We don't think The Big C is a show about cancer. It's a show about a woman who happens to have a cancer," said executive producer/writer Jenny Bicks.


'The Big C' Debuts Season 2 Promo

May 12, 2011 04:05:25

"" will return with its cancer humor when the second season premieres this summer. A promo to the new round has been released, hinting how 's Cathy is determined to better her health. In the meantime, she manages to have fun with her husband, 's Paul, as they get drunk and smoke weed together.

Screen Crave previously reported that Cathy will be "out of denial and really facing" her cancer in the new season. In light of Cathy's changes, some other characters will also grow and change. Meanwhile, 's Rebecca will return to season 2, and her relationship with Cathy will be "played out".


Pics: 'The Big C' Held Special Screening at Paley Center

November 02, 2010 03:11:15

Showtime's "" is lined up as one of the shows to get a panel at Paley Center for Media's New York this year. The time arrived on November 1 when most of the dramedy's cast showed up for a photo call before heading inside the venue.

, , , Phyllis Somerville and all came in support along with who plays the main character's old school friend. In tow with the ensemble were the show's creator and executive producer, Darlene Hunt, and co-executive producers Jenny Bicks and Vivian Cannon.


Cynthia Nixon Returns to HBO in 'The Big C'

June 24, 2010 04:06:30

From "Sex and the City", jumps to "". The actress who plays Miranda in the successful series is taking a new role in another HBO series, playing a friend of the main character, 's Cathy.

A long lost and flaky college roommate of Cathy, Nixon's Rebeca will re-enter Cathy's life and "shakes things up in a wild way", the press release says. Meanwhile, Cathy is a reserved suburban wife and mother whose recent cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life and find hope, humor and the light side of a dark situation, while managing her immature but well-meaning husband, played by .


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