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In the MotherhoodNetwork: ABC
Episodes: Seven but two did not air (half-hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: March 26, 2009 — June 25, 2009
Series status: Cancelled/ended

Performers include: Cheryl Hines, Megan Mullally, Horatio Sanz, and Jessica St. Clair.

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TV show description:
This sitcom revolves around the humorous daily events in the lives of three “typical” moms; Rosemary, Jane, and Emily.

Rosemary (Megan Mullally) has been married too many times to mention, but is single for the moment. Her teen-aged son, Syd (Ryan Pinkston), is more responsible than his freewheeling mother and tries to keep her on track.

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