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Published On: Fri, Mar 7th, 2014

John C McGinley talks ‘Ground Floor’ season 2, hitting notes, ‘Scrubs’ fans and Down Syndrome

EXCLUSIVE: TBS announced yesterday that Ground Floor will be renewed for a second season and star John C. McGinley immediately tweeted his excitement over the news. McGinley spoke with The Global Dispatch for a short reaction to the news.

John C. McGinley“It’s pretty thrilling to be around all this young, unbelievably nimble and gifted energy that is the ensemble of Ground Floor,” McGinley began as he described the first season.

McGinley plays Remington Mansfield, Brody’s (Skylar Astin) critical boss at an investment firm where the show is centered. Brody’s love interest, Jennifer played by Briga Heelan, works in the maintenance department and the two worlds collide is humorous and entertaining ways.

“We were playing notes by the end of the show: glib, sardonic and wry and deadlly sarcastic…” he detailed, comparing the show’s synergy to Scrubs as he looked ahead to resuming filming in the fall.

While reflecting on the hit show Scrubs and his fans, McGinley revealed what fans ask of Dr. Cox on twitter and other social media outlets.

McGinley serves on the Board of The Global Down Syndrome Foundation, a great organization assisting families with Down Syndrome children and he discusses the groups work and benefits. The last topic was the R-word campaign, an effort end the hurtful use of the word “retard” or “retarded,” and McGinley explains how the movement makes an impact.

Check out the full interview below.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation – visit their website HERE

More on R-word: Spread the Word to End the Word – HERE

Check out our interview with star James Earl who discusses Ground Floor and the mentorship of John C McGinley – listen HERE

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John C McKinley Skylar Astin Ground Floor photo

About the Author

- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professional in 2008 on sites like Examiner and blogs: Desk of Brian, Crazed Fanboy. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) will be a licensed Assembly of God Pastor by the Spring of 2017. "Why do we do this?" I was asked and the answer is simple. "I just want the truth. I want a source of information that tells me what's going and clearly attempts to separate opinion from fact. Set aside left and right, old and young, just point to the world and say, 'Look!'" To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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