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Paley Center Sets ‘Facts of Life’ Reunion, Fall Preview Screenings

5 August 2014 8:38 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Paley Center for Media will host a 35th anniversary “Facts of Life” reunion event on Sept. 15 as part of its annual Fall TV Preview screenings held Sept. 6-15 at its facilities in New York and Beverly Hills.

Shows getting a big push at the Paleyfest Fall Screenings include CBS’ “Scorpion,” ABC’s “Black-ish,” CW’s “Jane the Virgin” and “The Flash,” NBC’s “Marry Me,” Fox’s “Mulaney” and “Red Band Society.”

The “Facts of Life” reunion will include cast members and creatives from the teen-fave series about a boarding school for girls that ran from 1979-1988 on NBC. Also getting a showcase at the screenings is the second season premiere of MTV’s “Faking It.”

Here are the schedules for the screenings in Beverly Hills and New York:

Beverly Hills

The CW | Saturday, September 6

5:00 pm

5:30 pm

Doors Open, Preview Party/ Reception begins (food & drinks included)

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- Variety Staff

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Need a Vacation? Take It Online with Your Favorite Classic Sitcoms!

28 July 2014 11:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Summer means two things for most Americans: A family trip and a lack of decent TV. However, if you're currently stuck at home, wishing you could find something better to watch, we've got an easy, free solution. You can just ride along with your favorite sitcom of choice! Remember when sitcoms regularly had group vacations, played out over a series of episodes or even over two-hour movie events? Sure, Modern Family still does an "away" adventure about once per season, but there was a time when a vacation episode was a full-fledged TV event. Shows you loved would ditch the »

- Drew Mackie

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Facts of Life's Kim Fields and Lisa Whelchel Reunite in New TV Movie: 'It's Like Old Times'

19 July 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields landed starring roles on The Facts of Life in 1979, they had no idea that their characters would become '80s icons - or that they'd become such close friends. After Facts ended in 1988, the girls (along with Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn) went their separate ways but always kept in touch. Fields, 45, stayed in the industry, starring on Living Single before going behind the camera. (She has directed and produced dozens of sitcom episodes.) She lives in Atlanta with her husband, Christopher Morgan, and her two sons: Sebastian, 7, and Quincy, 7 months. Whelchel, 51, retired from »

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Facts of Life's Kim Fields and Lisa Whelchel Reunite in New TV Movie: 'It's Like Old Times'

19 July 2014 1:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields landed starring roles on The Facts of Life in 1979, they had no idea that their characters would become '80s icons - or that they'd become such close friends. After Facts ended in 1988, the girls (along with Nancy McKeon and Mindy Cohn) went their separate ways but always kept in touch. Fields, 45, stayed in the industry, starring on Living Single before going behind the camera. (She has directed and produced dozens of sitcom episodes.) She lives in Atlanta with her husband, Christopher Morgan, and her two sons: Sebastian, 7, and Quincy, 7 months. Whelchel, 51, retired from »

- Steve Helling

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Lisa Whelchel doesn't remember 'Facts of Life' lyrics, George Clooney kiss

16 July 2014 4:49 PM, PDT | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth reunion, move over. The Facts of Life alums Lisa Whelchel (Blair) and Kim Fields (Tootie) have reteamed to play wedding coordinators in a Hallmark Channel original movie, For Better or For Worse, which premieres July 19 at 9 p.m. Et. When Whelchel stopped by EW Radio (SiriusXM 105), EW Morning Live’s Jessica Shaw and Dan Snierson asked her to sing the Facts of Life theme song. And when she failed to remember more lyrics than Shaw, they asked her to compensate by sharing a secret from the set. It turns out George Clooney wasn’t that memorable of a kisser. »

- Mandi Bierly

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'Facts of Life's' Kim Fields, Lisa Whelchel Reunite, Receive Greeting From Charlotte Rae (Video)

16 July 2014 6:17 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

The Facts of Life actresses Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields stopped by Good Morning America on Wednesday morning to chat about their new Hallmark Channel movie, For Better Or For Worse. List The Hollywood Reporter Reveals Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films In the Hallmark romantic comedy about getting a second chance at love, Whelchel plays a wedding coordinator, while Fields plays her co-worker and friend and co-worker. The stars who played Blair and Tootie on the hit boarding school sitcom also shared their own personal "facts of life." "The fans have always let us know over the decades how much the show has

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- Ashley Lee

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Review: Third Person, Awful People In An Awful World

1 July 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

As amply evidenced by his latest film, Third Person, Paul Haggis is a purveyor of pain, which isn't something I would ever expect from someone who wrote for the 1980s TV sitcom The Facts of Life and created small-screen shows such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Due South. It's possible that Haggis' career since then has been a reaction to those experiences, although the more likely explanation is that he is more willing than most to tap a deep personal reservoir of despair, whether from personality or knowledge, and express dark emotions through his characters, especially in films he has directed, such as Crash and The Next Three Days. The latter, at least, had a strong narrative hook that gave the film a modest impetus....

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The Facts of Life's Lisa Whelchel Is Queen of the Throwback Selfie

26 June 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Over the course of nine seasons on The Facts of Life, Lisa Whelchel was an expert at taking the good with the bad. Now, she's an expert at taking selfies. At a recent lunch with Charlotte Rae, who played den mother Mrs. Garrett on the long-running '80s sitcom, Whelchel shared a touching self-portrait of the two former costars. Whelchel wrote on Instagram: "She gave me some good advice. (Just like old times.)" It's not the first time Whelchel has memorialized a moment with one of her old costars. Earlier this year, the actress posted a behind-the-scenes shot at a photo shoot with Kim Fields, »

- Nate Jones

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'Facts Of Life' Selfie Reunion

25 June 2014 1:56 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"You take the good, you take the bad" - expect this is all good!

"The Facts of Life" stars Lisa Whelchel and Charlotte Rae had a reunion on Tuesday.

"Selfie with Charlotte Rae today at lunch. She gave me some good advice. (Just like old times)," Lisa, who played Blair Warner on the beloved '80s sitcom, wrote in the caption about her former co-star.

Photos: 'The Facts Of Life' Stars: Then & Now

Lisa, 51, and Charlotte, now 88, are both still busy in Hollywood.

Charlotte is slated to appear on "Girl Meets World" and ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (AccessHollywood.com Editorial Staff)

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Lisa Whelchel Has a Mini "Facts of Life" Reunion -- See the Cute Pic!

25 June 2014 1:00 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Blair and Mrs. Garrett are at it again!Lisa Whelchel, who played Blair Warner on "The Facts of Life," shared a selfie on Instagram with her former costar Charlotte Rae (Mrs. Edna Garrett)."Selfie with Charlotte Rae today at lunch. She gave me some good advice. (Just like old times.:)," Whelchel captioned the cute candid.In the silly selfie, the 51-year-old actress holds up the camera as the 88-year-old TV veteran sports a huge grin. Since leaving the long-running series in 1986, Rae has continued to act. She has appeared as a guest star on "Pretty Little Liars" and also will star in Disney Channel's "Girl Meets World." Whelchel, who competed on CBS' "Survivor," recently reunited with another former costar!She is set to appear alongside Kim Fields -- Tootie to devoted "Facts" fans -- in an upcoming Hallmark Channel movie, "For Better or For Worse," which premieres this fall. »

- tooFab Staff

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This Facts of Life Reunion Selfie Is Super Cute

25 June 2014 6:29 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have… this Facts of Life selfie. Lisa Whelchel, Blair Warner on the long-running sitcom, shared a selfie with her former The Facts of Life costar Charlotte Rae—Mrs. Garrett to devoted Facts fans—after the two grabbed lunch. "She gave me some good advice. (Just like old times.:)," Whelchel said in the Instagram post. Rae, 88, is still acting. The Facts of Life star will appear on Disney Channel's Girl Meets World and previously popped up on Pretty Little Liars. Whelchel, who recently competed on CBS' Survivor, reunited with another former costar, Kim Fields aka Tootie on The Facts of Life, for a Hallmark »

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The underappreciated film performances of Jim Carrey

15 June 2014 1:22 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

With a potential comeback on the cards for Jim Carrey, Rob looks through the hidden gems of his career.

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Alrighty then. To get straight to the point – Jim Carrey’s career hasn’t been up to much lately has it? Certainly as leading man, at least. His last big-hitter was 2009’s A Christmas Carol, while his most recent leading role was 2011’s Mr Popper’s Penguins.

His latest performance outside of cameos was an interesting part in Kick Ass 2 though, a promising turn which left many audience-members wanting more from his character. With the trailer dropping recently for Dumb And Dumber To as well, the hints of a comeback for the iconic performer have continued to grow.

There’s been more positivity towards Dumb And Dumber To in comments than we might have expected (although this welcoming response was far from unanimous), which is undeniably a positive sign for the fledgling star. »

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The (Not So) Secret TV Past of George Clooney: The Golden Girls, Street Hawk, The Facts of Life and More

4 June 2014 10:23 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

George Clooney, Oscar winner. George Clooney, The Facts of Life star. They are the same person. Your favorite A-List actors weren't always on the top of the heap. Let's explore the (not so) secret TV past of your favorite stars. Clooney's first film appearance was in 1982 as an extra in And They're Off. Following his big screen debut, he hit TV with roles Riptide and Street Hawk. In 1984 he booked E/R, not to be confused with the breakout drama ER, and continued his guest starring spree, hopping around everywhere from The Golden Girls to Murder, She Wrote. Series regular and recurring roles came around, Bodies of Evidence, Sisters and Roseanne being a few of them, but everybody recalls Clooney's defining TV »

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You Take the Young, You Take the Old: The Facts of Life Cast, Then and Now

12 May 2014 2:15 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Happy birthday, Kim Fields! The actress celebrated the big 4-5 on Monday, but we'll always know her as little Tootie, the pigtailed, roller-skating youngest member of the Facts of Life crew. Nearly 35 years after The Facts of Life premiered in 1979, People presents the Eastland ladies posing with their younger selves. As one of TV's most memorable theme songs goes, there's a time you got to go and show you're growin'. All illustrations by Linzi Silverman and Tiffany Hagler-Geard for People.com. Kim FieldsFields is now a grown mom of two, but as a mischievous preteen, Tootie Ramsey often uttered the catchphrase "We're in trou-ble. »

- Erin Clements

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George Clooney's Onscreen Evolution Will Make You Giggle and Swoon

6 May 2014 5:30 AM, PDT | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

George Clooney is turning 53 today, and though he's a megastar now, I'm not sure he could predict his success in his early days guest-starring on The Facts of Life and Roseanne. To celebrate the Oscar winner's birthday, we rounded up pics of him throughout his career, from his appearance on the short-lived 1985 series Street Hawk all the way up to his most recent role as an art-loving soldier in The Monuments Men. Enjoy, and happy birthday George! »

- Maggie Pehanick

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'Glee' Recap: 'Bash' Tackles Hate Crimes & Interracial Dating

8 April 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Glee episode "Bash" opened up on Tuesday night with Rachel (Lea Michele), Sam (Chord Overstreet), Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss) walking in a candlelight vigil singing “No One Is Alone.”

Glee Recap

A neighbor of the gang was put into a coma after a hate crime beating. The four friends gather around a New York City lamppost, candles in hand with dozens of others to honor someone who very well could have been one of them. It was their neighbor’s friend, who’d been beaten up on Bleaker St. by some guys driving a pickup truck. Thankfully, he survived, but they note hate crimes are increasing in the city.

Cut from the emotional moment, Rachel is at Funny Girl rehearsal getting a pep talk from the producer. Rachel then asks him if she could push a rehearsal two hours back so that she can do her Midwinter Critique. »

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Review: Scooby Doo! WrestleMania Mystery

5 April 2014 8:48 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Vince McMahon is a certified marketing genius. Always keen to find a new way to reach a new audience, he tied pro wrestling to rock and roll, and in doing so, made it a part of popular culture to a level it hadn’t been since the early days of television.  His knack for cross-promotion has struck gold again, with a crossover between the WWE Superstars and the animated adventures of the Great Dane Detective and the Mystery Inc gang in their newest direct to video movie, Scooby Doo WrestleMania Mystery, out just in time to help promote WrestleMania XXX, coming to your screens this Sunday, April 6.

The voices and likenesses of the current crop of WWE Superstars like John Cena, Triple H, Divas Champion Aj Lee and Santino Marella team up with Scooby and the gang in a fun throwback to the old days of The New Scooby Doo Movies, »

- Vinnie Bartilucci

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Wamg At The Monuments Men Press Day

5 February 2014 3:34 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The Monuments Men, an all new action drama directed by George Clooney is about to hit theaters. Recently, Wamg attended The Monuments Men press day where George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, Cate Blanchett and co-writer Grant Heslov sat down with press to talk about the film… as well as a prank that George Clooney played on Matt Damon. Check it out below.

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by Fdr with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission : with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and wight the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could these guys – seven museum directors, »

- Melissa Howland

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'Dukes of Hazzard' celebrates 35 years with the best 1980s TV theme songs

26 January 2014 9:30 AM, PST | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

"The Dukes of Hazzard" premiered 35 years ago, Jan. 26, 1979 on CBS and for the next seven seasons, John Schneider and Tom Wopat were drivin' and slidin' into our hearts -- plus, Catherine Bach, rowr. To celebrate its illustrious anniversary, here are our 1980s TV theme songs (non-animated, because that's a whole other category).

1. "The Dukes of Hazzard" -- It counts because it aired mostly in the '80s. And who doesn't love the golden pipes of Waylon Jennings?

2. "Growing Pains" -- What a great duet. Do you recognize the woman? It's Jennifer Warnes, of "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" fame.

3. "Perfect Strangers" -- This soaring number makes you feel like you can conquer the world right? Or at least leave your home in Mypos for the big city in America.

4. "Cheers" -- This is like comfort food in song form. They just don't make TV theme songs like they used to. »

- editorial@zap2it.com

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Sr Geek Picks: Not Another Sundance Movie, ‘Robocop’ Facts & More

23 January 2014 12:29 PM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Breaking Bad + The Facts Of Life; Not Another Sundance Movie (Independent Movie Parody); The Big Lebowski in 8-Bit; 25 things you didn’t know about Robocop; and Paul Thomas Anderson interviews Martin Scorsese about The Wolf Of Wall Street. All that and more on this edition of Sr’s Geek Picks!

If you have any Geek Picks of your own, please send them to srgeekpicks(at)gmail(dot)com and you could be featured in a future post!

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