SAM IS FORCED TO PUT HIS EMOTIONS ASIDE WHEN HE HAS TO
HELP SAVE THE LIFE OF A CARDIAC PATIENT HE DESPISES,
ON ABC'S "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
"Playing God" - The man responsible for endangering Maya's life and killing Dell shows up at Oceanside Wellness with a heart condition, and Sam struggles with his responsibility to help; contrary to Violet's warnings, Pete volunteers at a friend's home medical clinic and ultimately puts a patient's life at risk; and news of Addison's new romance doesn't go over well, on "Private Practice," THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Private Practice" stars Kate Walsh as Dr. Addison Forbes Montgomery, Tim Daly as Dr. Pete Wilder, Audra McDonald as Dr. Naomi Bennett, Paul Adelstein as Dr. Cooper Freedman, KaDee Strickland as Dr. Charlotte King, Brian Benben as Dr. Sheldon Wallace and Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd, with Taye Diggs as Dr. Sam Bennett and Amy Brenneman as Dr. Violet Turner.
Guest starring are James Remar as Gibby, David Grant Wright as Troy, Greg Ainsworth as Bob Yates, Preston Flagg as Alex, Tom Virtue as Dr. Warren, William Christopher Stephens as Bill, Alice Lo as Suchin, Raymond Ma as Kwan, Tessa Munro as Dr. Campbell, Matthew Lenhart as the O.R. nurse and Jossie Thacker as the anethesiologist
"Playing God" was written by Sheila Lawrence and directed by Donna Deitch.
"Private Practice" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
For more information on "Private Practice" please visit ABC.com.