Italia Ricci


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Watch My Show: Chasing Life's Patrick Sean Smith Answers Our Showrunner Survey

In ABC Family's new drama Chasing Life, everything's going right for aspiring journalist April (Italia Ricci): She's got a great job and a hot office romance. Then her estranged uncle, an oncologist (Steven Weber), diagnoses her with cancer. Executive producer Patrick Sean Smith, whose credits include Greek and Everwood, filled out our TV Guide Magazine showrunner survey to explain why we should more

Chasing Life Adds Ed Asner and Marion Ross

TV veterans Ed Asner and Marion Ross (Happy Days) have been tapped to guest-star on ABC Family's newest drama Chasing Life, according to The Hollywood more

ABC Family's Chasing Life Knocks Cancer Down to Size

When actress Italia Ricci auditioned for the ABC Family pilot Chasing Life in late 2012, she was very unfamiliar with the subject matter at the heart of the show.

"[I] was like, 'Do I even have a right to be telling this story?'" she tells of playing a twentysomething diagnosed with cancer. "I had doubts about if I was going to be able to do it justice as an actor. I've never had a personal experience with cancer. So, when I auditioned it was sort of like 'the C-word.' I was intimated by the whole idea of cancer more


'Chasing Life' Is Latest Cancer Tale on TV
Chasing Life Season 1 [HD]
Chasing Life Season 1

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Year Title Description
2014 Chasing Life TV Show Series, Actor - April Carver
2012 CSI: Pick and Roll
Season 13, Episode 6
Episode, Actor - Vanessa Drake
2010 Unnatural History TV Show Series, Actor - Maggie Winnock
2009 How I Met Your Mother: The Front Porch
Season 4, Episode 17
Episode, Actor - Hot Woman #1

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ABC Family Sets Pretty Little Liars' Return, Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth Comedy Premiere

Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth's new TV series Mystery Girls will premiere on ABC Family this June, the cable network announced on Monday.

The comedy, about two former detective TV show stars... read more

TV's Top Studio Bosses Forecast the New TV Season

It's sink or swim time for the studios behind this fall's crop of new TV shows. For the past year, executives have been pitching, developing, casting and producing what they hope will be the next big hits. Now it's all out of their hands, as viewers determine whether those series will go the distance or end up on the cancellation heap.

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