SHELDON'S ATTRACTION TO DR. MARLA PHILLIPS (ALEX KINGSTON)
POSES A CONFLICT, CONSIDERING HER NEGATIVE REVIEW OF
VIOLET'S BOOK, ON "PRIVATE PRACTICE"
Alex Kingston ("ER") Guest Stars
"A Step Too Far" - At the launch party for Violet's book, Sheldon falls for the smart, beautiful Dr. Marla Phillips (Alex Kingston), even though she's the critic who panned Violet's tome; meanwhile, Addison's and Pete's patient is caught in a love triangle with her brother-in-law and sister, for whom she is a surrogate, and Cooper and Sam try to convince a family to make their son's health a priority over his successful wrestling career, on "Private Practice," THURSDAY, MARCH 24 (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 Alex Kingston as Marla, Marina Black as Lorraine, Kenneth Mitchell as Elliott, Devon Odessa as Claudine, Tequan Richmond as Tyler, Adina Porter as Stacy and Michael Jace as Randy.
"A Step Too Far" was written by Fred Einesman and directed by Scott Printz.
"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.