Brothers and Sisters follows the lives of The Walker Family who include: Nora Walker, her brother Saul and her children Sarah, Kitty, Tommy, Kevin, and Justin.
The series began with the death of Nora's husband William Walker and follows the discovery that he had a twenty-year affair with Holly Harper and the fact that William and Holly had a child together, Rebecca, that no one knew about.
Additionally, Kerris Lilla Dorsey and Maxwell Perry Cotton, the actors who portray Sarah Walker's children, Paige and Cooper, respectively, were downgraded to recurring status.
The first season of Brothers & Sisters, an American serialized family-drama television series created by Jon Robin Baitz, began airing on September 24, 2006, on ABC.
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The series' cancellation was announced on May 13, 2011.
The show stars Sally Field, Dave Annable, Rachel Griffiths, Calista Flockhart, Matthew Rhys, Ron Rifkin, Patricia Wettig, Luke Macfarlane, and Gilles Marini.
The season was originally set to only feature 18 episodes to make way for new drama Off the Map in mid-season.
Season five takes place one year after the events of the season four finale "On the Road Again".
This season featured the show's 100th episode, with the airing of episode 13.