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Animal Practice Is More Than Just "The Monkey Show": "The Animals Are a Cherry on Top"

Justin Kirk and Crystal the monkey

There are a lot of actors in Hollywood who would refuse to play second banana to a monkey.

Animal Practice star Justin Kirk, on the other hand, is more than happy to share the spotlight.

"The thing about Crystal [the capuchin monkey who plays "Dr." Rizzo] is, all of the attention that comes to her she deserves and more. She is one of a kind and a national treasure," Kirk tells TVGuide.com. "Truth be told, I miss... read more

Animal Practice's Monkey Business Overshadows Human Business

Animal Practice

The cast of NBC's upcoming fall comedy Animal Practice ignored W.C. Fields' advice to "Never work with animals or children," and the result was a Tuesday's monkey-centric Television Critics Association TV fall previews panel.

In particular, reporters wanted the dirt on acting opposite famous capuchin Crystal (The Hangover Part II), who plays the miniature-scrubs-wearing Dr. Rizzo at the quirky veterinarian's office on Animal Practice. "I love the monkey, but I put it in my contract not to be in any scene with it because she is a scene-stealer," cast member Kym Whitley told reporters. "Dr. Rizzo is a mess just like the rest of them."

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JoAnna Garcia Joins Justin Kirk Comedy Animal Practice

Joanna Garcia

JoAnna Garcia has been cast as the new female lead in NBC's new comedy Animal Practice, TVLine reports.

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NBC Picks Up White House and Justin Kirk Comedies to Series

Justin Kirk, Bill Pullman

NBC's 2012-2013 TV lineup is going to the dogs, the cats... and the White House?

NBC picked up the Presidential family comedy 1600 Penn and the Justin Kirk-led sitcom, Animal Practice, to series.

NBC orders Ryan Murphy comedy and J.J. Abrams action drama

From Modern Family's Jason Winer and Book of Mormon star... read more

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