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‘Night Court’ Star Markie Post Is ‘Devastated’ by Harry Anderson’s Death

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‘Night Court’ Star Markie Post Is ‘Devastated’ by Harry Anderson’s Death
Markie Post, who played public defender Christine Sullivan on the NBC sitcom “Night Court,” reacted to the news of series star Harry Anderson’s death at age 65 on Monday, saying she was “devastated” by the loss.

“I am devastated,” Post, who appeared as a regular on Seasons 3 through 9 of the series, said in a tweet. “I’ll talk about you later, Harry, but for now, I’m devastated.”

Anderson was found in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, early Monday morning, police confirmed to the local CBS station Wspa.

Also Read: Harry Anderson, 'Night Court' Star, Dies at 65

The actor earned three Emmy nominations for his role as Judge Harry Stone on the NBC comedy, which aired from 1984 to 1992. Police said no foul play was suspected. A spokesperson for the Asheville Police Department did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

His co-star Marsha Warfield posted a tearful reaction to the news of Anderson’s death to Facebook, saying: “I didn’t know I was going to be this emotional, or I wouldn’t have started this video.”

Warfield said, “he was a good man, he was a good friend. He was kind to me when I first got on ‘Night Court.'”

Also Read: Brian Lancaster, 'Road Rules' Alum, Dies at 43

Anderson’s other credits include Harry “Harry the Hat” Gittes on “Cheers”and Dave Barry on “Dave’s World.”

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Still Together? See Where All the 'Real World/Road Rules' Couples Are Now!

For more than 20 years, The Real World, Road Rules, and its competitive spin-off, The Challenge, have brought together some of the most memorable reality TV hookups. But what's more surprising is that many of these couples are still together — some with children! Although the shows are better known for drunken hot tub threesomes than long-term relationships, there have been several cast members throughout the Real World/Road Rules franchise who have happily found love. Take Sean Duffy and Rachel Campos, for instance. The two met during a Real World/Road Rules mash-up show back in 1998. The show captured their blooming romance in typical reality TV fashion — make-out sessions, hand-holding, confession-room flirting. But fans were shocked when not only did Sean and Rachel stay together, they got married and had children — eight of them, to be exact! _ And it doesn't stop there. Fan-favorite couple Melinda Stolp and Danny Jamieson also tied
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MTV ‘Road Rules’ Star Brian Lancaster Dies at Age 43

It has been reported that Brian Lancaster, a former star of ‘Road Wars’ has died at the age of 43. Lancaster appeared on the MTV show in the seventh season in 1999. His death is being investigated by the authorities, according to People, but police are not releasing any further details about his death at this time although it is not believed that he died in suspicious circumstances. The news was confirmed to TMZ by Lancaster’s family. They explained that he had been found dead at his home in Pennsylvania on Thursday of last week, March 29. Although it has

MTV ‘Road Rules’ Star Brian Lancaster Dies at Age 43
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Brian Lancaster Dies: MTV ‘Road Rules’ Star Was 43

Brian Lancaster, a contestant on Season 7 of MTV’s reality series Road Rules, has died. Lancaster died Thursday, March 29, in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, according to an obituary posted on the Dellavechia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home website. The cause of death is under investigation. He was 43. Lancaster was 23 when he competed on the seventh season of Road Rules in 1999. He competed on 13 different missions over the course of 15 episodes that were shot in Mexico…
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Brian Lancaster Dead: MTV Road Rules Star Was 43

Brian Lancaster, star of MTV's Road Rules, has died. He was 43 years old.  According to his obituary, Lancaster died Mar. 29 in Phoenixville, Pa. While the cause of death has not been confirmed, TMZ, which broke the story, reported the reality star died of heart failure. The obituary, which was shared via the website of DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith and Boyd Funeral Home, described him as "a jack of many trades including advertising account manager, telecommunications project manager, special education teacher, bartender, and reality TV star." He is survived by his fiancée Sarah J. Bell and his parents Dennis and Carol Lancaster.  Lancaster competed...
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Brian Lancaster, ‘Road Rules’ Alum, Dies at 43

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Brian Lancaster, a competitor on Season 7 of MTV’s “Road Rules,” has died at age 43.

An obituary published by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home in West Chester, Pennsylvania, states that Lancaster died March 29 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

The obituary describes Lancaster as “a jack of many trades including advertising account manager, telecommunications project manager, special education teacher, bartender, and reality TV star.”

Also Read: 'Road Rules' Alum Danny Dias Dead of Possible Suicide

The Chester County Coroner’s Office told TheWrap that Lancaster’s death is pending investigation.

TMZ reports that Lancaster was found dead in his home. According to the news outlet, his family said that he had a history of arrhythmia and suspect that heart failure was responsible for his death.

“A spiritual explorer, dreamy stargazer, inquisitive world traveler and barstool philosopher who enjoyed a good mind meld, Brian exceled [sic] at being a human being rather than a human doing,” Lancaster’s obituary reads. “Constant in his soul and spirit, he would share possessions, thoughts and every part of his essence with anyone who came into his orbit.”

Also Read: Diem Brown, MTV's 'Real World/Road Rules' Star, Dead at 32

Lancaster is survived by his fiancee Sarah and parents, Dennis and Carol.

Lancaster’s season of the MTV reality offering aired in 1999, taking place in Latin America.

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MTV 'Road Rules' Star Brian Lancaster Dead at 43

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Ex-MTV "Road Rules" star Brian Lancaster has died at just 43 years old ... TMZ has learned. Brian appeared on season 7 of "Road Rules" back in 1999. His family tells us he was found dead in his Pennsylvania home last Thursday. They believe it was heart failure, and tell us he had a history of arrhythmia. The family says the death was not drug or alcohol related -- and, as far as they know, no substances were found in the home.
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Inside MTV's Reality-Show Juggernaut 'The Challenge'

MTV is in a bit of a rut these days: The Trl reboot hasn't managed to get teenagers to put down their cellphones and turn on the network after school like it's still 1999; ambitious series like The Shannara Chronicles never found a mass audience; and their best "fresh" idea was sending the Jersey Shore crew (minus Sammi Sweetheart) back down to Miami. Other than Floribama Shore, whose connection with audiences caught many by surprise, the latest crop of shows have mostly tanked. (To be fair, the network has experienced an
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MTV's The Challenge Is Honoring Diem Brown With an eBay for Charity Auction

MTV's The Challenge Is Honoring Diem Brown With an eBay for Charity Auction
MTV has teamed up with eBay for Charity for a massive auction that will celebrate The Challenge's 30th season as well as honor Diem Brown. The Road Rules and The Challenge star lost her battle with colon cancer in 2014 at age 32, after surviving two rounds of ovarian cancer in years prior. The auction will include items straight from the set of the show, and 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to Bright Pink, a national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Some of the auction items that will go up, include: "Dirty 30" game-worn jerseys signed by Cara Maria, Jordan, Jemmye, Marie, Leroy, Veronica,...
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Road Rules Star Danny Dias' Cause of Death Revealed

Road Rules Star Danny Dias' Cause of Death Revealed
Danny Dias' cause of death has been revealed.  Two months after the former Road Rules star was found dead in his apartment, the New York Medical Examiner's office confirmed to E! News that the cause of his death was natural and there were no lethal drugs in him at the time. They also said that Dias had complications with chronic substance abuse.  The 34-yar-old was found with lacerations on his wrists and surrounded by hallucinogenic drugs, a law enforcement source told E! News at the time of his death. Ultimately, the lacerations were not involved in his death.  In the wake of Dias' passing, an MTV spokesperson said in a statement, "We are saddened by the news...
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Cause of Death For Road Rules Alum Danny Dias Has Been Revealed

We now have a cause of death for Road Rules alum Danny Dias.

The 34-year-old was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment back in June with lacerations on his forearms. However, according to TMZ, those marks had nothing to do with the way he died. The Chief Medical Examiner in New York determined that

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MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Died of Chronic Substance Abuse

MTV Road Rules and The Challenge Star Danny Dias Died of Chronic Substance Abuse
Officials have determined that MTV star Danny Dias died from “complications of chronic substance abuse,” but lacerations found on his wrists had nothing to do with his death, People confirms.

Dias, 34, did not have lethal injuries but died of natural causes brought on by years of drug abuse, a spokesperson with the New York City Chief Medical Examiner tells People.

Dias was found dead on June 4 after police received a call about a man who needed assistance at 896 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn.

When authorities arrived, Dias was unconscious and unresponsive; paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

A source told People
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The Touching Way The Challenge Cast Is Remembering Diem Brown 3 Years After Her Death

The Touching Way The Challenge Cast Is Remembering Diem Brown 3 Years After Her Death
The Challenge family lost one of its most fearless members when Diem Brown died from ovarian cancer at age 34.

As the third anniversary of Brown’s death approaches, MTV has teamed with eBay for Charity to give fans a chance to support Brown’s cause while hooking them up with exclusive Challenge merchandise. Beginning Tuesday, lovers of the reality competition can bid on exclusive items such as signed jerseys worn by Dirty Thirty cast mates Leroy Garrett, Camila Nakagawa and Cara Maria Sorbello; the Skull Jar from Rivals II, and an autographed hat from Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio’s personal merchandise line.
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Danny Dias From MTV's 'Road Rules' Died from Complications of Chronic Substance Abuse

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Danny Dias From MTV's 'Road Rules' Died from Complications of Chronic Substance Abuse
Former "Road Rules" star Danny Dias died of complications from chronic substance abuse, and the lacerations found on his forearm had nothing to do with his death ... TMZ has learned. The Chief Medical Examiner in NYC tells us Danny did not have any lethal injuries, and it's been determined he died of natural causes ... brought on by years of substance abuse. The M.E. adds there was no evidence of any acute level of drugs in his system.
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‘The Challenge’ in Season 30: A Million Dollar ‘College Reunion’

‘The Challenge’ in Season 30: A Million Dollar ‘College Reunion’
After 29 seasons, two dozen countries visited, and almost 20 years on air, MTV’s reality competition series “The Challenge” is about to debut its biggest season ever. Hot off the heels of a charity edition, “The Challenge XXX: Dirty 30” not only features more players than ever before, but also boasts a $1 million prize for the first time in the show’s history. Nina Diaz, Head of Unscripted at MTV and VH1, tells Variety that “it was only fitting that we up the ante and put the biggest bounty in franchise history on the line” at this time in the show’s history. “Together with Bunim/Murray Productions, we wanted to do something extra special to celebrate this huge milestone of 30 seasons on air. Bmp came up with incredible creative to take ‘The Challenge’ to new heights,” Diaz says.

But while it might seem like the super-sized payday begat the large cast, contestants
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