TODAY | September 26, 2013
>> better eggs. actor director and producer peter krause has been on the small screen with several roles in highly acclaimed shows like "six feet under."
>> audiences have fallen in love with his character, adam braverman on "parenthood." as a father of three kids including one with asperger's syndrome.
>> hank told me to take 10,000 pictures.
>> what do you mean?
>> when did you see hank?
>> i saw him yesterday. i walked to his shop.
>> you walked by yourself to his shop?
>> yeah. he's in my radius. it's in my radius, so i'm allowed.
>> how long were you there?
>> i got there at 12:36 and left at 2:17.
>> you were there for two hours?
>> no 1 hour and 41 minutes.
>> to be precise.
>> at least he wasn't late.
>> i'm sorry about that. i got caught in traffic.
>> we've heard that one before.
>> it's nice to see you again.
>> nice to see you too.
>> congrats on the success of the show. this is one that people weren't 100% sure kwhawhat was going to happen with this.
>> people are loving it. writing is great. acting. wasn't originally getting the numbers you wanted.
>> we had a devoted yet smaller audience than with epted. we've kept our audience.
>> they let the networks know if shows are in danger. they really threaten.
>> you have that crazy following threatening.
>> that's great.
>> i hope so.
>> that i only to understand is a good sign.
>> it's is a very good sign. network presidents like to experiment to see what will work. bob thankfully has chosen "parenthood" as something he wants to stick by.
>> why do you think it hit the sweet spot with a lot of people.
>> i think it's relatable. people realized if they didn't watch parenthood, their own relationships were probably going to be doomed.
>> so there was incentive.
>> put the fear of god in them.
>> that works. i knew it was going to be excellent when i knew ron howard was involved as one of the producers.
>> this is loosely based on the film with the same name with steve martin . back in the late '80s.
>> when hoda was born.
>> your real life girlfriend plays your sister.
>> that is just sick.
>> wowsa krause.
>> we keep things separate. come on.
>> do you ever get confused?
>> i hope mom and dad don't come in.
>> that is sick. that's really sick.
>> trying to keep things spicy at home. make sure the door's locked, sis.
>> come on. you got to tease about it some time.
>> i know.
>> how long have you guys been going out?
>> they stay home, it sounds like.
>> i think coming up on four years.
>> oh, wow. is there any sibling rivalry between you?
>> not at all.
>> this line of questioning is never going away. never, ever.
>> do you look alike?
>> you're sick.
>> do you make sandwiches -- does she make sandwiches for you?
>> peter, thank you. we wish you good luck. we really do.
>> great pleasure. i think you've hit your stride now.