THE BIG C (Showtime) “Pilot” Series Premiere

THE BIG C (Showtime)

Watch a sneak peek of the series premiere of THE BIG C which airs on Monday August 16th at 10:30pm on Showtime.

Episode Synopsis: THE BIG C “Pilot” Season 1 Episode 1 – After being diagnosed with melanoma, Cathy decides to build a pool in her backyard, much to the chagrin of her older curmudgeonly neighbor, Marlene. Cathy’s son, Adam, plays pranks on her while her husband Paul tries to get back in her good graces. After trying to reconnect with her willfully homeless brother Sean, Cathy devises a weight-loss plan for Andrea, one of her summer school students.

Show Summary: Three-time Academy Award® nominee, three-time Emmy® winner, and SAG® and Golden Globe® Award winner Laura Linney comes to series television on SHOWTIME® as star and executive producer of the provocative new half-hour original dark comedy series, THE BIG C.

Linney plays a reserved suburban wife and mother whose recent cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life and find hope, humor and the light side of a dark situation, while managing her immature but well-meaning husband, played by Oliver Platt. Recurring guest star Gabourey Sidibe (Oscar® nominee for Precious) will play a precocious student.

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