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It was some fun, and of course games, as ABC revived the Battle of the Network Stars competition on Thursday night.
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The inaugural edition of the reboot pitted a “TV Sitcoms” team (populated by Fuller House‘s Dave Coulier, Roseanne‘s Tom Arnold, The Goldbergs‘ Aj Michalka, Growing Pains‘ Tracy Gold and Perfect Strangers‘ Bronson Pinchot) against a brood of “TV Kids” (Facts of Life‘s Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields, Blossom‘s Joey Lawrence, High School Musical‘s Corbin Bleu, »
This is either going to be really good or so bad, it’s great. But either way, ABC’s relaunch of Battle of the Network Stars (premiering Thursday, June 29 at 9/8c) is looking like the summer’s must-see — especially since on Tuesday the full list of competitors was released. The celebrities we’re most psyched to see throwing down in events like the kayak relay race and dunk tank:
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ABC’s revival of “Battle of the Network” stars has set 20 teams of five celebrities each to compete in the upcoming season, the network announced Monday.
Stars from shows such as “Modern Family,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “Scandal,” “Melrose Place,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “The Goldbergs,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The Incredible Hulk,” “The West Wing,” “Dallas,” “CHiPs,” “Law & Order” and many more will take part in the throwback to the classic series from the 1970’s.
The 10-episode season will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games, like Tug of War, Archery, Kayak Relay, Obstacle Course, and Dunk Tank. The series will premiere June 29 at 9 p.m.
- Joe Otterson
The cast of Growing Pains is back together. Recently, stars Joanna Kerns, Tracey Gold, and Jeremy Miller reunited on The Dr. Oz Show to remember co-star Alan Thicke.Thicke passed away in December at the age of 69. He played patriarch Jason Seaver on Growing Pains, which ran on ABC from 1985 to 1992. The family sitcom also starred Kirk Cameron, Ashley Johnson, and Leonardo DiCaprio.Read More… »
According to Gold -- who starred as Thicke's on-screen daughter, Carol Seaver, on the hit ABC sitcom -- she had "a really weird moment" the day he died, as if she knew it happened before she heard the news.
"I found out [that Alan died] in the evening, so I assumed the whole episode of what had happened with him happened in the evening, but I started to read and I realized it all happened around noon," Gold said, recalling that, around noon, she was heading out to meet her husband, Bobby, at his »
On Thursday’s Dr. Oz Show, Tracey Gold, Joanna Kerns and Jeremy Miller reunite to open up about Thicke, who passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 13 at 69 years old after suffering a heart attack while playing hockey with his youngest son, Carter.
In a sneak peek at the episode, Gold, 48, reveals a startling experience she went through on the day of Thicke’s death.
“I had a really weird moment,” she says. “I found out in the evening, so I assumed »
- Aurelie Corinthios
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