Martha Byrne joins Take 2 Radio on Thursday, Oct. 29th at 7pm Eastern She is an actress and producer, best known for As the World Turns where she played Lily Snyder for over 20 years.
Martha plays lead character Claire in Weight a new comedy series about life after extreme reality TV weight loss.created by Writer's Guild Award nominee Daryn Strauss.
Weight follows Claire, a middle class mom who returns home from a reality weight loss competition 100 pounds lighter but finds she’s gained some extra baggage due to the complicated reactions of her dysfunctional family and friends.
The series also stars Allison Smith, best known as Mallory O’Brien on The West Wing and Jane Curtin’s daughter Jennie on Kate & Allie, Bradley White, most recently seen on ABC’s Revenge and Showtime’s Masters of Sex, Peyton Ella, who made her TV debut as the youngest Von Trapp in The Sound of Music Live with Carrie Underwood on NBC, and Kate West, daughter of three-time Emmy Winner Maura West and Scott DeFreitas, with special guest stars Trent Dawson (As The World Turns, Homeland), Dee Freeman (The Hughleys), and Maitely Weismann (Masters of Sex).
The pilot is directed by veteran primetime television producer/director Frederick King Keller, most recently serving as the Supervising Producer of the hit drama Blue Bloods for CBS.
Emmy winning producer Anne Clements produced, along with award-winning producers Steve Silverman and Maitely Weismann. Byrne also executive produces.