Los Angeles Times

'Parenthood' (NBC)

Drama Premise: Financially strapped single mom Sarah Braverman (Maura Tierney) uproots her two kids and returns to her hometown of Berkeley, Calif., where her dysfunctional family awaits her. First impressions: No one was exactly clamoring for a remake of the 1989 movie "Parenthood," but the assembled talent makes us curious to see how the new take on the material comes together. Stars: Peter Krause ("Dirty Sexy Money," "Six Feet Under"), Maura Tierney ("ER"), Craig T. Nelson ("The Family Stone," "Coach"), Dax Shepard ( "Baby Mama"), Bonnie Bedelia ("Heart Like a Wheel"), Monica Potter, Erika Christensen ("Traffic"), Sarah Ramos, Mae Whitman ("In Treatment"), Miles Heizer ("ER") Producers: Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Jason Katims ("Friday Night Lights") PICS: 'Parenthood' VIDEO: 'Parenthood'NBC