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The Brady Bunch: Barry Williams Comes Clean to Mike & Carol

Greg and the rest of The Brady Bunch are back. Recently, Barry Williams appeared in new promos for MeTV's upcoming "Summer of Me" promotion.Williams, of course, played Greg Brady on the ABC sitcom, which also starred Florence Henderson, Robert Reed, Ann B. Davis, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Mike Lookinland, and Susan Olsen. The show ran for five seasons before ending in 1974.Read More…
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Exclusive: Christopher Knight and Barry Williams React to Florence Henderson's Death

Exclusive: Christopher Knight and Barry Williams React to Florence Henderson's Death
Florence Henderson's TV kids are mourning the Brady Bunch actress.

Et caught up with Christopher Knight, who played Peter Brady on the iconic series on Saturday, where he opened up about his special bond with Henderson.

Watch: 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson Dead at 82

"She's just one I could've spent more time with," shared Knight, on the verge of tears.

Henderson died from heart failure on Thursday, surrounded by her four children, her rep told Et. It's safe to say that over the years, Henderson remained America's favorite TV mom, but for Knight, she meant so much more.

"There was one show where we were in the backyard with our mitts and throwing the ball around, and she was dressed like she was ready to play with us, and I think it was at that point I thought she was really cool," Knight recalled. "She could be one of the guys and very much like mom
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The Brady Bunch Kids Pay Tribute to "Mom" Florence Henderson

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Florence Henderson passed away from heart failure at the age of 82 on Thursday, but her memory will never be forgotten. The legendary actress is best known for her role as Carol Brady in The Brady Bunch, and since her death, her TV family has been speaking out about just how much she meant to them. Barry Williams, who played the oldest Brady son, Greg, on the hit show, told the New York Daily News on Friday, "I have not had many people this close to me pass. I would go to her sometimes when I was struggling with issues. [She was] very wise, worldly and helpful." Mike Lookinland, who played the youngest brother, Bobby, told the New York Daily News, "I'm still shocked and amazed. She was the kind of person that is just great to be around. Just to be in the same room with her was a pleasure. You can't say that about most people.
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How Florence Henderson Became Carol Brady Despite Initially Passing on The Brady Bunch

How Florence Henderson Became Carol Brady Despite Initially Passing on The Brady Bunch
Florence Henderson was known for her iconic role as everyone’s favorite TV mom, Carol Brady, on The Brady Bunch — but the star, who died Thursday at the age of 82, didn’t initially want to audition for the part.

Prior to scoring the leading role that would propel her to international stardom on the 1969 sitcom, Henderson had a successful career on the Broadway stage — appearing in Wish You Were Here (1952), Fanny (1954), The Girl Who Came to Supper (1963) and South Pacific (1967).

The American Academy of Dramatic Arts graduate was living in New York City when the audition for The Brady Bunch
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Florence Henderson, Brady Bunch Matriarch, Dead at 82

Florence Henderson, Brady Bunch Matriarch, Dead at 82
Florence Henderson, best known for her iconic role as matriarch Carol Brady on The Brady Bunch, has died. She was 82.

The actress died surrounded by family and friends, her manager, Kayla Pressman, said in a statement to the AP late Thursday. The cause of death was heart failure.

In addition to The Brady Bunch, which ran from 1969 to 1974, Henderson appeared in offshoots The Brady Bunch Hour (1977), The Brady Brides (1981), The Bradys (1990) and the TV movie A Very Brady Christmas (1988). She also made a cameo in 1995’s The Brady Bunch Movie as the mother of Shelley Long’s Carol.

Henderson gained
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The Brady Bunch: Susan Olsen on Show's End, Money, and 'Sibling' Issues

Welcome to another weekend flashback. Flashback to The Brady Bunch TV show, cancelled in 1974 by ABC, after five moderately successful seasons. It was in syndicated reruns where the series really caught fire. Still, Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) says the cast has not received any residuals from the series since around 1979. Find out why and learn more about sibling issues and Olsen's reaction to the end of the popular comedy series.The Brady Bunch TV series cast includes: Florence Henderson as Carol Brady; Ann B. Davis as Alice Nelson; Robert Reed as Mike Brady; Barry Williams as Greg Brady; Maureen McCormick as Marcia Brady; Eve Plumb as Jan Brady; Susan Olsen as Cindy Brady; Christopher Knight as Peter Brady; and Mike Lookinland as Bobby Brady. Allan Melvin guest starred as Alice's love interest, bowling butcher Sam Franklin. Robbie Rist (infamously) recurred as Cousin Oliver in the
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Watch the Grease: Live Moment That Had Everyone's Jaws on the Floor

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Watch the Grease: Live Moment That Had Everyone's Jaws on the Floor
[Youtube "j7-KRfULhoE"] We go together ... over the curb? Fox's Grease: Live was met with rave reviews and banner ratings. But while there were standout performances and buzzed-about costumes, the one moment that had many viewers freaking out was a near-accident during the show's big finale Sunday night. During "You're the One that I Want," the Grease: Live cast members drove trams to make their way to the Warner Bros. backlot from the sound stage that housed the Rydell High School gym set. The live telecast's Danny (Aaron Tevit) seamlessly turned the corner while continuing to dance and sing, but the driver of
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'Grease: Live' Lands 'Brady Bunch' Star Eve Plumb

'Grease: Live' Lands 'Brady Bunch' Star Eve Plumb
As if Grease: Live wasn't already shaping up to be something truly special in the history of live TV events, it just got a whole lot cooler. The Fox production has just announced that they've found their Mrs. Mrudock. Yes, The Brady Bunch's Jane Brady is getting ready to do the hand jive!

Eve Plumb is taking on the fan-favorite role of the T-Birds shop teacher. Fox will air the production of the popular musical live on January 31. The role was originally played by Alice Ghostley in the 1978 classic Grease opposite John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

Featuring a young ensemble cast, Grease: Live will reintroduce and reimagine some of the show's most memorable moments, great music and timeless love story to an entirely new generation. In this live television adaptation of the musical classic, the beginning of senior year means the end of Danny and Sandy's summer romance -
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‘Grease: Live’ Casts Eve Plumb; Susan Kelechi Watson Joins Dan Fogelman Pilot

‘Grease: Live’ Casts Eve Plumb; Susan Kelechi Watson Joins Dan Fogelman Pilot
Grease: Live has found its Mrs. Murdock. Eve Plumb has been tapped to play the T-Birds shop teacher in Fox’s upcoming live production of the popular musical set to air January 31. The role was played by Alice Ghostley in the 1978 feature film. Plumb joins an ensemble cast that includes Julianne Hough (Sandy), Aaron Tveit (Danny), Vanessa Hudgens (Rizzo), Carlos PenaVega (Kenickie), Keke Palmer (Marty), Carly Rae Jepsen (Frenchy), among others. Plumb is known for her role…
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The Brady Kids: Animated Series Finally Coming to DVD

A complete set of The Brady Kids animated TV show is finally being released on DVD. The Brady Kids is an animated spin-off of The Brady Bunch. The cartoon ran for 22 episodes over the course of two seasons, before being cancelled in 1973. Talk about a long wait! The ever-useful website, TV Shows on DVD reports the three-disk set will be available February 16, 2016.

The Brady Kids was part of ABC's Saturday morning cartoon block. In the first season of The Brady Kids, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Maureen McCormick, Susan Olsen, Eve Plumb, and Barry Williams all voiced the roles they played on the live-action series. Williams, Knight, and McCormick left The Brady Kids at the end of season one, and the Greg, Peter, and Marcia voice-roles were recast. F Troop star, Larry Storch, voiced Greg's classmates Chuck White and Fleetwood, as
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Gospel Brunch Plus 2 More Texas Events

Enjoy a side of gospel with your grits; the Salvage Vanguard Theater asks, “What’s your damage?”; and Jan Brady grows up. It’s this week’s Texas news roundup. Gospel or “Sort of” Gospel BrunchTry a buffet of southern style grits, migas, fried catfish, barbecue brisket, and more combined with uplifting gospel music every Sunday during Gospel Brunch at Stubbs BBQ in Austin, Texas. Or—start your Sunday with the “Sort of” Gospel Brunch, featuring spiritual yet non-denominational music for just about anyone’s taste at Strange Brew. Both brunches take place in Austin. Gospel brunch info is here, “Sort of” Gospel brunch info is here. “Love, Loss, and What I Wore”Eve Plumb, best known as middle child Jan on “The Brady Bunch,” will be among the cast of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman, and also featuring stories by those famous Ephron sisters,
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The Commercials That Won the Super Bowl

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The Commercials That Won the Super Bowl
The heavily previewed commercials that aired during Sunday's Seahawks-Patriots game collectively made for a strange night, veering from big-scale whimsy to big-scale heartbreak. Especially in the first half, you were either reaching for the bowl of chips or a box of Kleenex and wondering if you should call your dad long-distance. The standouts: Snickers Because The Brady Bunch is the sitcom that just keeps on giving. Was this any more ridiculous than the original? If you think yes, then you've forgotten Cousin Oliver and "porkchops and apple sauce." Kudos to Steve Buscemi for his brave impersonation of the original Jan,
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Danny Trejo Channels The Brady Bunch's Marcia in Super Bowl Ad

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Danny Trejo Channels The Brady Bunch's Marcia in Super Bowl Ad
Snickers' 2015 Super Bowl has gone back to the '70s with a character-actor twist on The Brady Bunch. The latest riff on the candy bar's ongoing "You're Not You When You're Hungry" campaign enlists tough guy Danny Trejo in the role of Maureen McCormick's Marcia, whose face was famously pummeled by a football in a 1973 episode. Trejo stars in the clip, showing off his trademark tattoos while he throws an ax-wielding tantrum while pretending to be the famous small-screen daughter. Once Florence Henderson's mom Carol hands "Marcia" a Snickers and gets her oldest daughter back to her smiling self,
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July 22nd Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include All Cheerleaders Die, Ginger Snaps

It seems that this week is a particularly good week to be a genre fan if angsty-yet-kickass high school gals are your thing, as not only is Scream Factory releasing the modern cult classic Ginger Snaps onto Blu-ray, but Lucky McKee’s All Cheerleaders Die is finally getting its home release as well.

Also being released this week are the intense revenge thriller Blue Ruin, several indie horror movies are making their DVD debuts, and there are also a few classic genre films that are heading to the high-def format from the folks over at Mill Creek Entertainment too.

Spotlight Titles:

All Cheerleaders Die (Image Entertainment, Blu-ray & DVD)

Teenage outsider Maddy (Caitlin Stasey, I, Frankenstein) is keeping some dark secrets and holding a serious grudge against the captain of the Blackfoot High football team. When Maddy joins the school’s elite and powerful cheerleading squad, she convinces her new friends to help inflict her revenge.
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‘Brady Bunch’ Cast Responds to TV Family Member Ann B. Davis’ Death

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‘Brady Bunch’ Cast Responds to TV Family Member Ann B. Davis’ Death
With the news of “The Brady Bunch” star Ann B. Davis death, the members of her television family are offering their thoughts and reactions. Florence Henderson, who played the family matriarch Carol Brady on the beloved ABC series, said in a statement: “I'm shocked and saddened! I've lost a wonderful friend and colleague.” Eve Plumb, who played daughter Jan Brady on the series, called Davis “an amazing lady.” Also read: Ann B. Davis Dead: Hollywood Remembers ‘Brady Bunch’ Star “Ann was an amazing lady. She was great to work with, and I have wonderful memories of our scenes together on ‘The Brady Bunch.
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Ann B. Davis, Alice on ‘Brady Bunch,’ Dies at 88

Ann B. Davis, Alice on ‘Brady Bunch,’ Dies at 88
Ann B. Davis, known for her role as the beloved housekeeper on “The Brady Bunch,” died Sunday in San Antonio, Texas. She was 88.

Davis fell and hit her head in the bathtub on Saturday, causing a subdural hematoma, and never regained consciousness.

Davis was a favorite of “The Brady Bunch” as Alice, the often comedic housekeeper that lived with the iconic TV family. The ABC show, created by Sherwood Schwartz, ran from 1969-74 and would go on to spawn several movies and a spinoff series.

See Also: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About the ‘Brady Bunch’ Star

The show followed the large Brady family, played by Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb and Susan Olsen.

“I made up a background story. I did have a twin sister, so I used that as a basis,” Davis said of the role in a 2004 interview
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Blue Ruin Gets Revenge on Home Video

Jeremy Saulnier's indie flick Blue Ruin is getting set to make its DVD and Blu-ray debut and we everything you need to prep yourself for this insanely bloody revenge tale right here. Read on, Dreadies!

From the Press Release

Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-twc are proud to announce the home entertainment release of Jeremy Saulnier’s highly praised sophomore effort, Blue Ruin. The film world premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it took home the esteemed Fipresci prize. Audiences can own the revenge thriller on DVD and Blu-Ray™ on July 22, 2014.

Blue Ruin is a classic American revenge story, following a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home, determined to carry out an act of vengeance. His inexperience as an assassin lands him in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family in this critically-acclaimed
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[Media] - "Blue Ruin" Trailer, clips and pictures

Here's the international trailer, clips and photos for Jeremy Saulnier's "Blue Ruin" . Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, Kevin Kolack, Eve Plumb David W Thompson are starring.A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family. ...
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How Jan Brady went bad for revenge thriller 'Blue Ruin'

How Jan Brady went bad for revenge thriller 'Blue Ruin'
“I’m not known for my gun-play,” says Brady Bunch star Eve Plumb.

No kidding. So how did the actress who played Jan Brady on the classic sitcom wind up portraying the gun-toting matriarch of a crime family in the indie revenge thriller Blue Ruin (which was released last Friday and is also available to watch on VOD)? “Well, auditions are few and far between and I will audition for anything,” says the plain-speaking Plumb, 56. Her taped audition impressed director Jeremy Saulnier, who was unfamiliar with the actress’ small-screen work. “Jeremy shows me all these audition tapes, and he was like,
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‘Blue Ruin’ Review

Stars: Macon Blair, Devin Ratray, Amy Hargreaves, Kevin Kolack, Eve Plumb, David W. Thompson, Brent Werzner, Stacy Rock, Sidné Anderson | Written and Directed by Jeremy Saulnier

Jeremy Saulnier may be in the early days of his directing career, but his second directorial effort Blue Ruin shows he has an old cinematic soul. It tells the age old story of the price of vengeance in a reserved and darkly twisted manner with just the right amount of absurdity. Saulnier has a command for the material as he takes a common tale and brings an interesting new approach. Saulnier’s style is reminiscent of some of cinema’s biggest heavyweights including The Coen Brothers and Tarantino, and while it is hyperbolic to claim he is at that level—he at least is starting in the right direction.

In the film Macon Blair plays Dwight, a lonely disheveled homeless person who spends his
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