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DVD Review: 'TV Shows On DVD' Via Mill Creek Entertainment

January 29th, 2014 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'TV Shows On DVD' Via Mill Creek Entertainment
TV old and new on DVD – game?  Then follow us as we check out the cool TV show on DVD line up available now via the folks at Mill Creek Entertainment.  Up on the review chopping block are "Good Times," "Charlie’s Angels," "Wings," "Just Shoot Me!," "Dilbert," "Bewitched," "The Cosby Show" and "Married With Children."  The boob tube gets reviewed below!

 

 

  

  

  

  

   Title: "Good Times" (Seasons 1&2)

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Jimmie Walker

   Release Company: Mill Creek Entertainment

   Website: www.millcreekent.com

 

The Show: A spin-off of "Maude," ...
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The Top 10 TV Shows That Should Be Brought Back, Rebooted Or Just Re-Run

October 5th, 2012 3:07pm EDT
Miami Vice
TV remakes are either hit-or-miss, but with hollywood lacking many new ideas (seems like every other show is a crime drama or takes place in a hospital these days) we've thought of a few classic shows that we think would make the cut and stick around for a while -- if they're done correctly.

There are a number of old shows from the 70s and 80s that have been brought back in recent years, some with all new casts and edgier than their predecessors, and others featuring some of the original cast members. Others were revamped entirely, and some casting decisions killed a couple before they wer...
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Cheryl Ladd Opens Up About Skin Cancer Battle

December 27th, 2011 8:10pm EST
Cheryl Ladd
Former Charlie's Angels star Cheryl Ladd has undergone minor surgery to remove skin cancer spots caused by her love of the beach.

The actress, who replaced Farrah Fawcett on the hit show, is a health nut who eats carefully and has regular check-ups - but her sun-worshiping past recently caught up with her.

She tells WellBella magazine, "I'm very careful in the sunshine. At this age I've had already - because of my love of the sun and beach - a few small skin cancers removed."

And she's also battling the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, which plagues her mom.

Ladd adds, "She's a strong wom...
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Farrah Fawcett Foundation Investigated For Fraud

September 26th, 2011 8:32am EDT
Farrah Fawcett
Farrah Fawcett's cancer research foundation is under investigation for fraud, according to a report.

Officials at the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, established after the actress' death in 2009, have been asked to turn over financial records as part of the investigation for potential mismanagement of funds, diversion of assets, and fraud, according to ABC News.

Authorities at the California Attorney General's Office of Charitable Trust have reportedly been interviewing the former "Charlie's Angels" star's business associates and beneficiaries since July.

Fawcett's pal Alana Stewart, presiden...
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'Charlie's Angels' Crewman Fired For Touching Minka Kelly's Butt

September 21st, 2011 11:16pm EDT
Minka Kelly
A crew member working the set of the new Charlie's Angels TV remake has reportedly been fired after allegedly slapping actress Minka Kelly's backside.

An angry Kelly, who stars as one of the Angels in the new series, is said to have slapped the male employee and scolded him for his rude behavior.

According to TMZ.com, she told him, "Please don't ever disrespect me or any other woman like that again."

The actress' rep had yet to respond to requests for a comment as this story went to press.

Kelly stars alongside Annie Ilonzeh and Rachael Taylor in the rebooted series, based on the hit 19...
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Bubba Smith Who Played Hightower On 'Police Academy' Dies At 66

August 4th, 2011 9:11am EDT
Police Academy
Police Academy star Charles "Bubba" Smith has died, aged 66.

The towering former football star, who played Moses Hightower in the film franchise, was found dead at his home in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Before he became a film star, Smith played for the Oakland Raiders, Houston Oilers and Baltimore Colts, with whom he won a Super Bowl.

After walking away from his sports career in the late 1970s, he found success on TV in series like "Good Times," "Charlie's Angels" and "Wonder Woman." He also landed the lead role of Lyman "Bubba" Kelsey in 1984's "Blue Thunder."

He was ind...
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Farrah Fawcett Barbie Doll To Raise Funds For Cancer Charity

July 30th, 2011 9:52pm EDT
Farrah Fawcett
A Barbie doll bearing the likeness of late actress Farrah Fawcett has been created to raise funds for the star's cancer research foundation.

The Charlie's Angels icon set up her own charity organization, the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, several years before she lost her battle with cancer in 2009 at the age of 62..

And now the actress' best pal Alana Stewart, who is president of the firm, has signed a deal with doll makers Mattel to create a figure based on Fawcett's most iconic 1976 poster, in which she is seen wearing a sexy red swimsuit.

Stewart says she always asks herself, "What wo...
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Robert Wagner Drops Out Of 'Charlie's Angels' Remake

July 22nd, 2011 9:11am EDT
Robert Wagner
Robert Wagner has dropped out of the new "Charlie's Angels" TV series due to a scheduling conflict.

The "Hart to Hart" star had taken over from John Forsythe as the voice of Charlie in the ABC remake, which will air later this year.

A statement from a production spokesman reads, "Due to his scheduling conflicts, Robert Wagner will need to step away from his duties as Charlie on Charlie's Angels."

Producers are now looking for another well-known TV personality to play crime agency boss Charles Townsend.

Annie Ilonzeh, Rachael Taylor and Minka Kelly will play the Angels on the new show.
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Ryan O'Neal Sued Over Warhol's Farrah Fawcett Portrait

July 11th, 2011 9:47am EDT
Ryan O'Neal
Ryan O'Neal is facing legal action over an Andy Warhol portrait of his late partner Farrah Fawcett.

Lawyers for the University of Texas have filed papers asking a judge to order the Love Story star to hand over the painting, which is worth an estimated $30 million. Fawcett is said to have left her entire art collection to her alma mater, which she attended in the 1960s.

However, a spokesperson for O'Neal has dismissed the lawsuit as "completely ridiculous," alleging the piece is one of two that Warhol produced of the Charlie's Angels beauty in 1979.

The rep says, "Ryan O'Neal's friend...
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Minka Kelly To Make New York Stage Debut

April 17th, 2011 1:19pm EDT
Minka Kelly
Actress Minka Kelly will make her New York stage debut in Nora and Delia Ephron's off-Broadway hit Love, Loss, And What I Wore.

The Roommate star will join 90210's Annalynne McCord and Ben Stiller's mother Anne Meara in the cast from Wednesday.

It has been a busy start to 2011 for baseball star Derek Jeter's girlfriend - Kelly has also been cast as one of the stars of the new Charlie's Angels TV series. (See pics of Minka in action on the new series)

Rumer Willis recently made her New York stage bow in Love, Loss, and What I Wore, which has broken all box office records at the Westside T...
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Minka Kelly Lands Top Spot In 'Irish Girls' Survey

March 17th, 2011 10:32pm EDT
Minka Kelly
Actress Minka Kelly has landed on top of a new poll to find the Hottest Irish Women.

The new Charlie's Angels star beat Olivia Wilde and Megan Fox to land the number one spot on Complex magazine's St. Patrick's Day survey.

Reality TV star Noirin Kelly is the only all-Irish girl in the top five, but all ladies with Irish blood were eligible.

The top five are:

1. Minka Kelly
2. Olivia Wilde
3. Georgia Salpa (model)
4. Megan Fox
5. Noirin Kelly

Minka was spotted earlier this week filming scenes for the upcoming remake of Charlie's Angels with castmates Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh. Ch...
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New Photos Of 'Charlie's Angels' Filming In Miami - Can They Compete With The Original Cast?

March 15th, 2011 1:00pm EDT
Charlies Angels
We spotted the new "Charlie's Angles," Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh, filming in Miami for the upcoming remake of the popular 1970s TV series.

At one point, the actresses dove off the back of a boat into the ocean. During a break, Rachael walked with a large black umbrella while Minka and Annie laughed together while playing with Minka's dog Chewy.

Ramon Rodriguez has confirmed he'll be portraying Bosley in the upcoming TV revamp.

The original show starred Jaclyn Smith, Cherly Ladd, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett. Can the new cast compete with the iconic stars of the pa...
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Ramon Rodriguez To Play Bosley In 'Charlie's Angels' TV Remake

March 15th, 2011 9:03am EDT
Ramon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez has confirmed he'll be portraying Bosley in the upcoming "Charlie's Angels" TV revamp.

The "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" star will take over the role played by Bernie Mac, Bill Murray and David Doyle in the new TV series.

He joins Angels Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor and Annie Ilonzeh for the remake, and tells MovieHole.net he's getting into shape to play a more physical Bosley.

He explains, "I'm doing martial arts right now and he's (Bosley) also a techie, and I'm a bit of a techie, so that's cool, but it's mostly martial arts."

Rodriguez insists he has been prepa...
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Cameron Diaz Calls For Third 'Charlie's Angels' Film

January 12th, 2011 5:05pm EST
Diaz,_Cameron
Cameron Diaz is calling on movie bosses to resurrect the Charlie's Angels film franchise, because she would "love" to star in a third installment.

The Hollywood beauty teamed up with Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu to bring the 1970s TV show to the big screen in the 2000 movie of the same name and they followed it up with a sequel, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, in 2003.

Diaz now admits she wants to be given the chance to turn the series into a trilogy.

She tells E! Online, "I would love to! Of course I would. Why wouldn't I? It'd be fun!"

But Diaz fears movie bosses might want to replace...
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Kate Jackson Settles Her 'Financial Ruin' Lawsuit

December 20th, 2010 8:28am EST
Kate Jackson
Charlie's Angels star Kate Jackson has settled a $3 million lawsuit with her late pal Farrah Fawcett's former business manager, after accusing the aide of leaving her in "financial ruin".

The actress claimed Richard B. Francis used her "extremely close relationship" with Fawcett to land her as a client, but let her down on a series of key issues.

Jackson alleged Francis made incorrect estimates about the size of her fortune, claiming she was worth $5.4 million when the actual figure was closer to $3 million and also claimed he urged her to buy an over-priced house in California which sh...
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Drew Barrymore Hates Phone Sex

August 5th, 2010 12:12am EDT
Drew Barrymore
Actress Drew Barrymore isn't a fan of long distance love - because she hates talking dirty on the phone.

The "Charlie's Angels" star, 35, has previously dated The Strokes' drummer Fabrizio Moretti and been married to actor Tom Green, but more recently she's been in an on/off relationship with her "He's Just Not That Into You" co-star Justin Long.

Barrymore admits she has indulged in "successful phone sex" in the past - but she prefers face-to-face interaction with her lovers.

She tells Britain's Marie Claire magazine, "Oh, I've had successful phone sex - it can work. I think it's f--king...
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Farrah Fawcett To Be Remembered In Charity Ceremony

June 24th, 2010 12:02pm EDT
Farrah Fawcett
Farrah Fawcett's friends and family will mark the first anniversary of the actress' death on Friday by opening the new headquarters of the late star's charity.

The Charlie's Angels actress lost her battle with cancer last year, passing away on the same day as music legend Michael Jackson. Fawcett started up her own charity, the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, several years before her death, but was unable to focus her attentions on the organization as she battled cancer.

The charity, which funds research into alternative cancer treatments, has grown over the last year and will move into a ne...
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Lindsay Lohan Subtly Hides Her Alcohol-Monitoring Ankle Bracelet

June 7th, 2010 8:11pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan
Despite recent bad publicity, Lindsay Lohan was all smiles at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night as she strutted the red carpet in a low-cut, revealing silver sparkling pant suit that reminds us of Farrah Fawcett in "Charlie's Angels." Staying off drugs is doing a body good, LiLo!

The actress was fitted with an alcohol-monitoring ankle bracelet last month and ordered not to consume alcohol or use drugs while she completes an alcohol education program.

She seems to making the most of her situation. She posed for a series of photos wearing the SCRAM device to raise money for charity. Sh...
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Ryan O'Neal Dating Cheryl Tiegs?

May 26th, 2010 11:38am EDT
Ryan O
Actor Ryan O'Neal has found love with former supermodel Cheryl Tiegs, almost a year after losing his longtime partner Farrah Fawcett to cancer.

The Love Story star, 69, reconnected with old pal Tiegs last June when they paid their last respects to the Charlie's Angels star at her funeral. But their relationship soon took a romantic turn as the 62-year-old beauty comforted a grieving O'Neal and they are now an item, according to the National Enquirer.

The stars went public with the romance earlier this month when they attended the Hollywood launch of Raquel Welch's new book, Beyond the C...
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Kate Jackson Too Upset To Attend TV Land Awards Farrah Fawcett Tribute

April 22nd, 2010 9:26pm EDT
Kate Jackson
"Charlie's Angels" star Kate Jackson pulled out of joining the Farrah Fawcett tribute at the TV Land Awards on Saturday - because her pal's death is still so fresh.

Fawcett lost her battle with cancer last June and her "Charlie's Angels" castmate is still struggling to come to terms with the loss.

So she had to pass on the opportunity to pay tribute to the late actress, alongside Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith at the awards show in Los Angeles.

In a statement to fans, the actress explains, "Farrah was not only my friend, she was an iconic star who allowed us to hit the ground running that ...
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Cheryl Ladd Almost Turned Down 'Angels'

April 20th, 2010 7:00pm EDT
Cheryl Ladd
Cheryl Ladd almost turned down her iconic role in the hit series Charlie's Angels - because she feared fans would reject her for replacing tragic TV legend Farrah Fawcett.

Ladd replaced Fawcett and played her character's sister Kris Munroe for 90 episodes between 1977 and 1981.

However, the actress was convinced she'd face a bitter backlash from Fawcett's loyal fans.

She says, "I was really nervous because I was stepping in and hoping beyond hope the show would work with me in it. Let's face it; there were big shoes to fill. So I said, 'OK, if I could be funny and make mistakes, then ...
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Cheryl Ladd & Jaclyn Smith Sizzle On The Red Carpet At The TV Land Awards

April 19th, 2010 9:32pm EDT
Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith
Former "Charlie's Angels" stars (and current GILFs) Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith showed up at the TV Land Awards in California on Saturday looking fantastic for a couple of "old" broads.

Cheryl, who most recently starred in "Las Vegas" before it was canceled two years ago, is blonde and beautiful at 58! Jaclyn is an unbelievable 64 years old.

The pair were thrilled to receive an award, but Smith said it was "bittersweet, because we're missing a lot of members of our family."

Original angel Farrah Fawcett died last June; and John Forsythe, the voice of Charlie, passed away earlier this mo...
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Drew Barrymore Praises Ricky Martin For 'Coming Out'

April 19th, 2010 8:24am EDT
Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore has praised gay singer Ricky Martin for opening up about his sexuality - insisting his admission will help other celebrities 'come out'.

The Livin' La Vida Loca hit-maker ended years of speculation about his love life last month by revealing he's a "proud homosexual". And the Charlie's Angels actress has applauded Martin for his honesty, as she believes his story will help other gay stars feel accepted.

She tells Access Hollywood, "My lofty goal in this world is that we can live in a world that doesn't judge each other, I just want people to be able to live their lives th...
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Tom Hanks To Receive Award For 'Bosom Buddies'

April 6th, 2010 8:50am EDT
Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks is reuniting with his Bosom Buddies co-star Peter Scolari to accept a special prize for the hit cross-dressing sitcom at the 2010 TV Land Awards.

The actors kick-started their careers on the 1980 series, in which they played roommates who dressed up as women to live in an all-female hotel.

Now, they're set to join former co-stars Donna Dixon, Telma Hopkins and Holland Taylor 30 years later to accept TV Land's Anniversary Award. The ceremony will mark the first time the cast has been seen together publicly since the show ended.

Late Dynasty and Charlie's Angels star John Fors...
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Joan Collins, Kate Jackson And Heather Locklear Pay Tribute To John Forsythe

April 3rd, 2010 10:00am EDT
John Forsythe
Joan Collins, Kate Jackson and Heather Locklear have paid tribute to late actor John Forsythe, who died on Thursday after a four-year cancer battle.

The trio worked with the TV icon on beloved shows Dynasty and Charlie's Angel. Collins, who played the ex-wife of Forsythe's Blake Carrington character in Dynasty, called the actor "the last of the true gentleman of the acting profession."

A statement from the British star reads, "I enjoyed my nine years of feuding, fussing and fighting as the Carringtons and I was so glad to have had the chance to reunite with him a few years ago in the Dyna...
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Farrah Fawcett's Executors Slam 'Outrageous' Money Misuse Claims

March 29th, 2010 4:00pm EDT
Farrah Fawcett
The executors of Farrah Fawcett's estate have slammed allegations of financial mismanagement, branding the accusations by producer/filmmaker Craig Nevius "outrageous".

Estate trustee Richard B. Francis sued Nevius in January, claiming he "sensationalized" the Charlie's Angels star's story in "amateurish" footage he produced for a documentary about her illness. In the legal papers, Nevius is accused of seeking "misplaced revenge" when Fawcett rejected his work, by revealing private and personal information about the actress, giving out footage without her consent and embezzling cash from t...
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Farrah Fawcett's Family Receives Academy Apology

March 10th, 2010 1:50pm EST
Farrah Fawcett
Academy Awards bosses have officially apologized to Farrah Fawcett's family for leaving the late actress out of a tribute at the recent ceremony. The Charlie's Angels star, who lost her battle with cancer last year, was not included in the annual In Memoriam list at the show, which honors stars who have died in the last 12 months.

The snub sparked outrage, with Fawcett's longtime lover Ryan O'Neal announcing plans to write a letter to Oscars bosses demanding an explanation, and his daughter Tatum O'Neal admitting she was "deeply saddened" by the move.

Bruce Davis, the executive director...
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Drew Barrymore To Remake 'Charlie's Angels'

February 9th, 2010 4:00pm EST
Drew Barrymore To Remake
Drew Barrymore is giving wings to Charlie's Angels - the actress is making plans to bring the hit TV series back to the small screen. Barrymore has produced and starred in two film adaptations of the 1970s show - and now she's breathing new life into the franchise, which launched Farrah Fawcett's career, by reviving it for TV.

Barrymore is currently scouting a new trio of sexy crime fighters and insists they must be "incredibly capable, but not take themselves too seriously. That's a tough combination to find."

Meanwhile filmmaker McG, who directed Barrymore in her Angels films, wil...
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Bill Murray Proud Of His 'Difficult' Reputation

February 8th, 2010 11:53am EST
Bill Murray Proud Of His
Bill Murray never feels offended when he is labeled "difficult" to work with - because he sees it as a "badge of honor." The Hollywood actor famously fell out with director McG while they were making 2000 action film Charlie's Angels, but denied the moviemaker's claims he head-butted him when a disagreement turned violent.

He was also rumored to have clashed with actress Lucy Liu - one of his Charlie's Angels co-stars.

Murray admits he's "nothing but trouble" on film sets, especially when he doesn't agree with the decisions being made - but he doesn't see his refusal to compromise a...
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Best And Worst Cameron Diaz Films

November 9th, 2009 2:40pm EST
Best and Worst Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz is one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood but sometimes even her bubbly personality and breathtaking smile fail to entertain movie-goers. Although there have been critics that say she plays the same character in every movie, we love Cameron here at Starpulse. Her newest thriller, The Box, which opened Friday, November 6th, sparked our list of best and worst Cameron Diaz movies.

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The Holiday - In the chick flick category this was one of our favorites, but in the acting category some skeptics say Cameron was not their favorite part. She played Amanda, a girl fr...
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