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‘Felicity’ Reunion, ‘Mayans Mc,’ ‘Wynonna Earp’ Added to Atx Television Festival

Atx Television Festival has announced another block of programming for it’s seventh annual event taking place in Austin, Texas, June 7-10. Among the series added are a “Felicity” reunion, a celebration of the classic “Tgif” comedies via Hulu and “Mayans Mc” from FX.

Marcy Carsey was also announced as the recipient of this year’s Atx Award in Television Excellence.

Felicity” star Keri Russell will be in attendance on the panel (and she will also appear on a final season of “The Americans” panel). She will be joined by cast members Scott Speedman, Tangi Miller, Amanda Foreman, Amy Jo Johnson and Ian Gomez,
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Family Matters: ABC Sitcom Cast Recalls the Final Episodes, Is Ready for a Revival

Is Family Matters making a comeback? Recently, the cast of the ABC TV show reunited for an interview with Entertainment Weekly.The '90s sitcom centered on the Chicago-based Winslow family. The cast included Reginald VelJohnson, Jo Marie Payton, Jaleel White, Rosetta LeNoire, Darius McCrary, Kellie Shanygne Williams, Telma Hopkins, and Jaimee Foxworth. The series ran for nine seasons before ending in 1998.Read More…
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Beyond Fuller House: 9 Classic TV Shows That Could Come Back (and How We Imagine Them Happening)

Beyond Fuller House: 9 Classic TV Shows That Could Come Back (and How We Imagine Them Happening)
"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
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Beyond Fuller House: 9 Classic TV Shows That Could Come Back (and How We Imagine Them Happening)

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Beyond Fuller House: 9 Classic TV Shows That Could Come Back (and How We Imagine Them Happening)
"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
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'Family Matters' Connection To Political Scandal?

'Family Matters' Connection To Political Scandal?
Washington -- It's a provocative question: Did Kellie Williams, who played Steve Urkel's girlfriend Laura Winslow on the TV sit-com "Family Matters" in the late 1980s and '90s, give a $25,000 kickback in the scheme that sent former D.C. Council Chairman Harry Thomas Jr. to federal prison?

That's what Washington City Paper's Loose Lips thinks might have happened:An examination of court records, tax filings, and emails obtained through several Freedom of Information Act requests raises the question of whether Kellie Williams, the actress who played Laura Winslow, is the unnamed "Individual #1" who prosecutors say in court records used a youth arts program to help Thomas steal city money.

Thomas resigned from the council in January and later pleaded guilty in a scheme where he admitted to stealing more than $350,000 in government funds and filing false tax returns. In May, Thomas was sentenced to 38 months in prison.

Loose Lips says
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'Family Matters' Connection To Political Scandal?

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'Family Matters' Connection To Political Scandal?
Washington -- It's a provocative question: Did Kellie Williams, who played Steve Urkel's girlfriend Laura Winslow on the TV sit-com "Family Matters" in the late 1980s and '90s, give a $25,000 kickback in the scheme that sent former D.C. Council Chairman Harry Thomas Jr. to federal prison?

That's what Washington City Paper's Loose Lips thinks might have happened:An examination of court records, tax filings, and emails obtained through several Freedom of Information Act requests raises the question of whether Kellie Williams, the actress who played Laura Winslow, is the unnamed "Individual #1" who prosecutors say in court records used a youth arts program to help Thomas steal city money.

Thomas resigned from the council in January and later pleaded guilty in a scheme where he admitted to stealing more than $350,000 in government funds and filing false tax returns. In May, Thomas was sentenced to 38 months in prison.

Loose Lips says
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Jaleel White Dishes On Fatherhood & Keeping Up With His 'Family Matters' Co-Stars

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Jaleel White Dishes On Fatherhood & Keeping Up With His 'Family Matters' Co-Stars
He first stole our hearts as the lovable snort-prone Steve Urkel in "Family Matters," and now, Jaleel White is set to make America smile once again as he prepares to hit the ballroom on "Dancing with the Stars."

As his dance floor debut draws near, AccessHollywood.com caught up with the 35-year-old star to dish on his multiple upcoming projects, fatherhood and his off-screen relationship with Kellie Shanygne Williams (Laura Winslow on "Family Matters") - the long-desired object of Urkel's bespectacled, suspendered affection.

"It was very brother-sisterly," Jaleel said of his off-air status with Kellie. "She's married now and ...

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Family Matters: Was JoMarie Payton Really in the Finale? How About a Reunion? [Interview, part two]

Family Matters follows straight-talking Harriette Winslow (JoMarie Payton), her police officer husband Carl (Reginald VelJohnson), and three children; Eddie (Darius McCrary), Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams), and Judy (Jaimee Foxworth). Harriette's widowed sister, Rachel Crawford (Telma Hopkins), her young son Richie (Bryton James), and Carl's mother Estelle (Rosetta LeNoire) also live with them.

Midway through the first season, nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel (Jaleel White) was introduced. He quickly became a recurring character and then a series regular. It wasn't long before each episode featured an Urkel-focused storyline.

In part one of our interview, Payton set the record straight about why she left midway through the final season of Family Matters (it wasn't why many people think it was). In part two, Payton talks about the series finale and her rumored cameo, if she keeps in touch with her former castmates, and if she'd be open
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Family Matters: Why Did JoMarie Payton Leave the TV Show? [Interview, part one]

Debuting on ABC, Family Matters began as a spin-off to the Perfect Strangers sitcom. JoMarie Payton, in the role of Hariette Winslow, proved to be so popular that William Bickley and Michael Warren created a show revolving around her character.

Family Matters followed the straight-talking and sassy Harriette in her Chicago home where viewers got to see she and her husband as parents and managing a household. Married to a police officer named Carl (Reginald VelJohnson), they raised three children; Eddie (Darius McCrary), Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams), and Judy (Jaimee Foxworth). Harriette's widowed sister, Rachel Crawford (Telma Hopkins), her young son Richie (Bryton James), and Carl's mother Estelle (Rosetta LeNoire) live with them.

In the 12th episode, nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel (Jaleel White) was introduced and intended as a one-time only character. He proved so popular with the audience that he became a
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Episode Preview: Lie To Me - 2.16: "Delinquent"

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Last time on Lie to Me (TV), Lightman (Tim Roth) and Foster (Kellie Williams) sought the truth under unusual circumstances, when a local D.C. cop was gunned down at a federal housing project, leaving him completely paralyzed. By reading the minute muscle movements of his eyes and pupil response, Lightman was able to discover who the shooter was, but stumbled into a ring of crooked cops with a money making scheme to defraud the government for the funds used to pay the low income housing. Things get personal when the cops threaten Lightman's daughter. Also, Clara (Melissa George) shadows Lightman during the case, wanting to learn his tricks, and helps the firm gain new financial backing. Now, Torres' (Monica Raymund) half-sister Ava (Alyssa Diaz), who resides in a juvenile detention facility, calls on them for help when her fellow inmate mysteriously disappears. She's scared there is something deadly going down in the facility,
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Family Matters: Win The Complete First Season on DVD!

Would you like geeky and goofy Steve Urkel to come to your house?

A '90s sitcom, Family Matters began as a spin-off of ABC's popular Perfect Strangers. The adventures of the Winslow family and one very nerdy neighbor lasted for eight seasons.

Carl Winslow (Reginald VelJohnson) is a Chicago policeman and his wife, Harriette (Jo Marie Payton, later Judyann Elder), is the chief of security for the Chicago Chronicle. Their children are Eddie (Darius McCrary), Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams), and little Judy (Jaimee Foxworth). Also living with them are Harriet's widowed sister (Telma Hopkins), her young son Richie (Bryton McClure), and Carl's feisty mother, Estelle Winslow (Rosetta LeNoire).

In the beginning, stories were slated to center around the Winslow parents and kids. But, when Steve Urkel (Jaleel White) showed up, that all changed. The character became an overnight sensation
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Family Matters: Watch the Last Episode, "Lost in Space"

Beginning as a spin-off of ABC's Perfect Strangers, Family Matters revolves around the Winslow family and one very nerdy neighbor.

Carl Winslow (Reginald VelJohnson) is a Chicago policeman and his wife, Harriette (Jo Marie Payton, later Judyann Elder), is the chief of security for the Chicago Chronicle. Their children are Eddie (Darius McCrary), Laura (Kellie Shanygne Williams), and little Judy (Jaimee Foxworth). Also living with them are Harriet's widowed sister (Telma Hopkins), her young son Richie (Bryton McClure), and Carl's feisty mother, Estelle Winslow (Rosetta LeNoire).

The sitcom initially focused on the parents and kids but the success of nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel (Jaleel White) caused the series to shift focus pretty quickly. Other recurring characters were played by Orlando Brown, Michelle Thomas, Cherie Johnson, and Shawn Harrison.

After eight seasons on ABC, Family Matters was cancelled. CBS picked the
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