thirtysomething premiered in the U.S. on September 29, 1987 on ABC and lasted four seasons. In 2002, thirtysomething was ranked #19 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. The cast included Ken Olin, Mel Harris, Melanie Mayron, Timothy Busfield, Patricia Wettig, Peter Horton, Patricia Kalember, Polly Draper & David Clennon.
Melissa Gilbert Wears a Red Dress to Marry Timothy Busfield By Suzy Byrne Both she and Busfield, who have known each other for more than two decades and became engaged over the holidays, have each been married twice before. Between them they have five children — two for her, three for him.