Patrick Sean Smith

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VIDEO: Legacy

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Legacy
Free | ABC Family
Length: 46:03
Aired: 3/7/2011

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Chasing Life Postmortem: Showrunner on April's Fear, Leo's Voicemail and Natalie's Return

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the summer finale of ABC Family's Chasing Life. Read at your own risk.]

When April Carver (Italia Ricci) first discovered she had leukemia on Chasing Life, she refused to let her diagnosis stop her from living her life. So it was only fitting that in the summer finale of the ABC Family drama, April's life refused to come to a standstill while she started chemotherapy treatment. Although she was...read more

Chasing Life Promises to Not Shy Away From the "Ugly" Aspects of Cancer

Nose bleeds. Fatigue. Fainting spells. Chasing Life has already started to dive into the dark physical and emotional side effects of cancer in its first several episodes, and the executive producers behind the ABC Family drama say they're just getting started.

"There is hair loss and physical repercussions of this poison that she's putting in her body. To ABC Family's credit, they have not...read more

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Chasing Life TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2007 Wildfire: Close to Home
Season 3, Episode 4
Episode, Writer
2007 Greek TV Show Series, Co-Executive Producer
2007 Greek TV Show Series, Creator

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Chasing Life: Does April Have to Die?

It's the elephant in the room on Chasing Life and so many other TV shows, movies, novels and plays: Is the character with cancer going to die? Showrunner Patrick Sean Smith admits he had the same question when he was first approached to join the ABC Family drama (Tuesdays, 9/8c) about a young journalist April Carver (Italia Ricci) who learns that she has cancer. "One of my first reactions was, 'Well, how do you keep this show going?' For me, the show is... read more

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 chase... read more

Mega Buzz: New Blood, the Homeland Baby, and a Masters of Sex Hookup

Every week, senior reporter Natalie Abrams satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @NatalieAbrams

I can't believe we already lost a beloved character on True Blood! Please give me some happier scoop about the final season. — May

How about some new blood? You'll soon meet a chiseled new vamp who gets pulled into the H-vamp war. And when he sets his eyes on one lucky Bon Temps lady, he'll prove to be just as good a lover as he is a fighter. Although the object of his affection is initially a bit heartsore and unsure about entering into a new relationship, she eventually lets the good times roll when they get down and dirty on a pool table. 

Is it too early to ask about Homeland's new season? I just have to know what the show is going to do without Brody! — Margaret
Brody may be dead and gone, but executive producer Howard Gordon insists that the character will not be forgotten... read 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 TVGuide.com 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 and... read more

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