A corporate attorney finds new life behind the bar when he takes over his parents’ pub in SULLIVAN & SON starring comedian Steve Byrne. In addition to Byrne, the ensemble cast includes Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years), Christine Ebersole (Royal Pains), Brian Doyle-Murray (The Middle), Jodi Long (Beginners), Valerie Azlynn (Tropic Thunder), Vivian Bang (Yes Man) and Owen Benjamin (The House Bunny).
In Sullivan & Son, Byrne plays Steve Sullivan, a successful corporate attorney from New York who brings his girlfriend, Ashley (guest star Brooke Lyons – 2 Broke Girls), home for his father’s 60th birthday. Steve’s timing is impeccable, however, as he learns that his Irish-American father, Jack Sullivan (Lauria), and Korean mother, Ok Cha (Long), are preparing to sell the multi-generational family business, a bar known as Sullivan & Son.
Created by Rob Long (Cheers) and Steve Byrne, Sullivan & Son is executive produced by Vince Vaughn (The Break-Up), Peter Billingsley (Iron Man) and show-runner Rob Long. The series is distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution.
Series 1, episode 1
” Last, Best And Final”
Steve Sullivan (series star Steve Byrne) returns home to Pittsburgh to celebrate his father, Jack Sullivan’s birthday (series star Dan Lauria). He quickly learns that Jack is retiring and selling the family bar Sullivan & Son. Steve contemplates leaving his New York corporate life behind to buy the bar from his parents.
RTÉ Two, Monday 12 May 2014, 7.30pm