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Alan Thicke, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, was widely known for his starring role as Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains. But the actor also had a successful side gig as a composer to some of television’s most memorable theme songs.
Here are 11 of his biggest hits:
The NBC sitcom, about a rich white New York businessman who adopts two black boys from Harlem after their mother’s death, made stars out of Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges. The show premiered in Nov. 1978 and aired on the peacock network for seven seasons before moving »
- Dave Quinn
@WhatsupDanny I loved Alan- he was one of the smartest and funniest men I have ever known- we shared a life changing success and friendship
— Joanna Kerns (@RealJoannaKerns) December 14, 2016
Which celebrity do you think is the worst at cooking? Food Network has announced a new season of Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition will premiere this September.Hosted by Anne Burrell and Rachael Ray, the competition series pits teams of celebrities against each other in an "intense culinary boot camp." The new season will feature Mindy Cohn, Matt Dallas, Tommy Davidson, Barbara Eden, John Henson, Loni Love, Kenya Moore, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Nicole Sullivan.Read More… »
The world of reality television obviously makes for some strange combinations, but admitting to being a horrible cook, and being a celebrity, makes for one of the more interesting ones to watch.
The Worst Cooks format is strange enough, as the franchise has thus far managed some bizarre concoctions, and with questionable overall results, but when you throw in a group of celebrities, it’s actually a lot more interesting than the standard version of the show. You not only have to agree to be on the show to admit that you are truly awful as a cook, but you also have to be a celebrity willing to show up.
Having some money for charity up for grabs gives the celebrities some motivation, and Burrell and Ray »
- Marc Eastman
It was 20 years ago today that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s sixth and final season concluded on NBC. In an emotional finale, fans watched the Banks family move out of their home as they left for the East Coast, leaving Will behind in California to finish his college studies. He does everything he can to prevent the house from selling, but eventually it’s time to say goodbye. But not without one final Carlton Dance first. Other notable May 20 happenings in pop culture history: • 1957: Frank Sinatra recorded “Witchcraft” at Capitol Records. • 1970: The Beatles documentary Let It Be opened in U.K. theaters. • 1980: Kiss released Unmasked, the last studio album to feature the band’s original lineup until Kiss reunited in 1996. • 1982: The series finale of cop sitcom Barney Miller aired on ABC. • 1983: The Police released the single “Every Breath You Take.” • 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II opened in theaters. »
- Emily Rome
The final season of SyFy’s Haven is coming to Blu-ray on April 19th. Also in this round-up: early access details for Free Range Games’ Labyrinth, a clip from You’re Killing Me, a new Model Hunger trailer, and details on Nitehawk Cinema’s St. Patrick’s Day screening of Leprechaun.
Haven: The Final Season
Street Date: April 19, 2016
Blu-ray/DVD Srp: $49.98/$39.98
The Loaded 4-Disc Set Features the Final 13 Broadcast Episodes, and Hours of Bonus Features Including a Mythology Refresher, 13″Inside Haven” Featurettes, Livestream Segments with the Cast & Crew,13 Commentary Tracks, Interviews with Eric Balfour, Lucas Bryant, William Shatner, Adam Copeland and More!
- Tamika Jones
"Hey, what other old shows could we bring back?" That's a question being asked all over Hollywood, now that Fuller House worked America up into a nostalgia frenzy. A little credit is due to the Disney Channel's Girl Meets World, which proved that these old shows could benefit from being bumped into the modern era and given a new generation of kids who need to learn life lessons. It's well into its reboot season, but right now Fuller House is the revival show that's generated buzz, press and more than a few conversations about pop culture nostalgia. If this »
- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie
In this round-up, we have details as well as several photos for Sideshow's T-45 collectible figure from the popular RPG video game Fallout 4. Also: acquisition details for Sleight, You're Killing Me release info and a Villainous teaser trailer.
Fallout 4 Figure: "Sideshow and Threezero are excited to announce the T-45 Fallout 4 Collectible Figure. The T-45 stands approximately 14.5 inches tall with incredible details and over 35 articulated parts. Featuring an interchangeable male head and helmet that includes Led light-up functions. All outer-armor pieces are detachable and weathered with incredible paint application based on the appearance in the video game."
The T-45 Fallout 4 figurine has a retail price of $380.00 and is expected to ship July 2016 - September 2016. To learn more, visit:
- Tamika Jones
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