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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher: Television Tributes and Film Specials to Watch

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher: Television Tributes and Film Specials to Watch
You’d be hard-pressed to find a more beloved mother/daughter duo than Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who tragically passed away within a day of each other this week: Fisher at the age of 60 on December 27, Reynolds at 84 on the 28th. A bevy of tributes to the two will air over the course of the next month.

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Reaction to the painfully sad news was so swift, in fact, that two networks have already honored the departed stars: ABC played an hour-long “20/20” special called “Debbie and Carrie: A Hollywood Love Story” last night, while Logo began its tribute with a “Will & Grace” marathon last night. Reynolds earned an Emmy nomination for playing Debra Messing’s mother on the sitcom, which is currently playing on the channel for three more
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TCM Sets Debbie Reynolds Marathon: Molly Brown, Singin' and More

TCM Sets Debbie Reynolds Marathon: Molly Brown, Singin' and More
As hoped, TCM (Turner Classic Movies) will pay tribute to the late, great Debbie Reynolds with a marathon of her finest performances, including her Oscar-nominated turn as The Unsinkable Molly Brown.

RelatedDebbie Reynolds Dead at 84, Day After Daughter Carrie Fisher’s Passing

Previously, Logo put together a two-day marathon of Reynolds-centric fare (starting today and including her entire Will & Grace run), while HBO has fast-tracked Bright Lights, a docu about Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher, to premiere this Sunday.

Reynolds passed away on Dec. 28, after suffering a stroke in the wake of Fisher’s own death the day prior.
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Exclusive: Inside Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ Unique Mother-Daughter Relationship

Exclusive: Inside Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ Unique Mother-Daughter Relationship
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds had one of the most envied mother-daughter relationships in Hollywood.

Their quirky and magnetic bond was well documented over the years, proving that despite any differences, their deep love for one another carried their relationship until the very end.

Related: Debra Messing Remembers Her 'Will & Grace' Mom Debbie Reynolds: 'I Loved Her Dearly'

In 1997, Reynolds received her second star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for her work in films like Singin' in the Rain, Tammy and the Bachelor, This Happy Feeling, The Mating Game and It Started With a Kiss, to name a few. During the ceremony, Fisher was there to lend her support and offer a few loving words to her mother.

"I couldn't be prouder," Fisher said. "If I have to live in anyone's shadow, it should be yours."

"You're the best Hollywood memorabilia," she continued. "It's always interesting following your footsteps. I love you
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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to Be Honored With TV Specials This Week

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to Be Honored With TV Specials This Week
Following this week’s shocking news of the sudden double deaths of mother-daughter duo Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, the world will continue to honor the “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Star Wars” icons with various television specials and tribute programming, dedicated to celebrating the actresses’ extraordinary lives.

Among the special programming is a “20/20” special, plus a marathons on Logo and TCM dedicated to Reynolds.

“20/20,” ABC, Friday, Dec. 30, 10 p.m.

ABC’s “20/20” will have a special dedicated to the late duo, titled “Debbie and Carrie: Heartbreak in Hollywood.” The hour will give a wide-ranging look at not only their careers and legacies, but also their loving, yet complex relationship, including the highs and lows of Reynolds’ memorable career, a spotlight on the next generation and Fisher’s life in Hollywood. Anchored by Elizabeth Vargas, the special will also feature heartfelt tributes from family and friends.

“Will & Grace” Marathon, Logo, Friday, Dec
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Jason Aldean, Brittany Kerr -- We Got Hitched!!!

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It started with a kiss at The Den and ended at an alter ... Country mega-star Jason Aldean and former "American Idol" contestant Brittany Kerr got hitched Saturday in Mexico. They tied the knot in front of "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson and other close friends, according to UsWeekly.   The romance began very publicly in 2012 when Aldean and Kerr were making out at The Den on the Sunset Strip, for all to see.  Aldean, who was married with kids,
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Debbie Reynolds Movie Schedule: Singin' In The Rain, Divorce American Style

Jean Hagen, Debbie Reynolds, Singin' in the Rain Debbie Reynolds on TCM: The Unsinkable Molly Brown, The Singing Nun Schedule (Et) and synopses from the TCM website: 6:00 Am The Affairs Of Dobie Gillis (1953) A lovesick teenager searches for romance at college. Dir: Don Weis. Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Bobby Van, Barbara Ruick. Bw-73 mins. 7:15 Am I Love Melvin (1953) A photographer's assistant promises to turn a chorus girl into a cover girl. Dir: Don Weis. Cast: Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Una Merkel. C-77 mins. 8:45 Am The Tender Trap (1955) A swinging bachelor finds love when he meets a girl immune to his line. Dir: Charles Walters. Cast: Frank Sinatra, Debbie Reynolds, David Wayne. C-111 mins, Letterbox Format. 10:45 Am Bundle Of Joy (1956) A shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling. Dir: Norman Taurog. Cast: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou. C-98 mins. 12:30 Pm Tammy And The Bachelor
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Tim Marlow on Gaugin | Wonderland: Norman Wisdom | The Pillars of the Earth | Thorne: Sleepyhead | Hung and more | The weekend's TV highlights

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Tim Marlow on Gaugin | Wonderland: Norman Wisdom | The Pillars of the Earth | Thorne: Sleepyhead | Hung and more

Saturday 16 October

Tim Marlow On ... Gauguin

6pm, Sky Arts 2

To coincide with Tate Modern's Gauguin exhibition, Marlow reassesses the artist and his reputation, claiming that he was in fact a lying, exploitative self-publicist. The 100 paintings, sculptures and ceramics in the Tate show – a third of which have never been seen in Britain before – provide Marlow with an incomparable reference as he seeks to explain the popular Modernist's work and the way in which he continually reinvented his own identity in his work, portraying himself as a sinner, the devil and Christ-like martyr.

Zappa Plays Zappa

7pm, Sky Arts 1

The work of Frank Zappa isn't easy to love, his music providing the outlet for a personality that was witty, enormously intelligent but also witheringly sarcastic and contrary. In his lifetime, before his untimely death
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