Scoop! ‘Private Practice’ Admits Justine Bateman

by | July 27, 2010 at 6:10 PM | Casting News, Fall TV Preview 2010, Matt's TV News, Private Practice, TV News

Justine Bateman (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Justine Bateman (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Yo, Mallory!

Former ‘Family Ties‘ member Justine Bateman will visit the impossibly attractive doctors of Oceanside Wellness when ‘Private Practice‘ returns this fall, Fancast has learned.

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In the second episode of the ABC drama’s fourth season, Bateman will guest-star as the single mother of a child diagnosed with autism.

Mom has managed her son’s condition fine thus far, but new developments prompt her to seek out Oceanside’s expertise.

Bateman’s recent-ish TV credits include guest-star turns on ‘Psych,’ ‘Californication,’ ‘Desperate Housewives’ and an extended run on ‘Men In Trees.’

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Other announced ‘Private’ guest stars include French Stewart (’3rd Rock From the Sun’) and Currie Graham (‘Raising The Bar’), who per TVGuide.com will play brother patients in the September 23 season opener.

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