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Hallelujiah! Married With Children Spinoff Heading To Television!

September 12th, 2014 1:02pm EDT
Hallelujiah! Married With Children Spinoff Heading To Television
E! News confirmed that a spinoff of "Married...With Children" is in the works, centering on the life of Bud Bundy and starring David Faustino. It has not been confirmed whether or not any of the other original cast members including Katey Segal, Christina Applegate and Ed O'Neill would be involved.

"Married" was one of the first original series on the Fox network when it premiered in 1987. It ran for 11 seasons and was the longest live-action sitcom on the network.

At castmate Katey Segal's Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony, Christina Applegate revealed that big things would be happening fo...
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Top 10 Dysfunctional Onscreen Families That Are Worse Than Yours

April 27th, 2013 9:07am EDT
The Big Wedding
"The Big Wedding" will soon hit theaters with an all-star cast that includes Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl and Topher Grace. The movie centers around a divorced couple who have to present a united front at their adopted son's wedding and pretend that they are still married. Talk about dysfunctional! What other crazy families made the list of the top 10 dysfunctional onscreen families?

"The Simpsons"

With a beer-guzzling buffoon for a father, a nagging mother, a rebellious troublemaker son. a precocious daughter and a baby who still hasn't learned to talk after twenty f...
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Happy 40th Birthday Christina Applegate

November 25th, 2011 7:30pm EST
Christina Applegate
Not only is she gorgeous, hilarious and down to Earth - Christina Applegate looks damn good for turning the big 40 today! Best known for playing Kelly Bundy, the dumb blonde, on the FOX sitcom Married...with Children, Christina has surpassed any stereotype she may have earned from that role and turned her career into a very successful one. Growing up in Hollywood with a producer father and an actress mother definitely helped out her career but Christina made a name for herself, independent from her parents. Although she did make her television debut with her mother on Days of Our Lives, her...
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'Up All Night' Recap: 'Working Late and Working It'

September 29th, 2011 8:13am EDT
Will Arnett and Will Forte in
When we last caught up with the Brinkleys, they were preoccupied with maintaining their coolness. On this week's "Up All Night," Chris starts to wonder where sexy went and tries to persuade Reagan to bring it back.

The latest episode centers around what seems to be an indisputable fact of family life: babies are tiny, evil sex vampires. Just like cats steal your breath, babies sap your will to do the nasty. Chris begins to realize this when he makes Reagan a romantic dinner (gnocchi - nature's most powerful aphrodisiac), which fails to get her in the mood but succeeds in getting her to...
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Famed Character Actor Bill Erwin Dies At The Age Of 96

January 4th, 2011 2:28pm EST
Bill Erwin
Bill Erwin passed away at his Los Angeles home on December 29, reportedly dying of natural causes.

Best known for his role as angry old man Sid Fields in an episode of Seinfeld, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award, Erwin was a familiar face on U.S. TV, working continuously on the small screen over five decades.

He was a regular in Star Trek: The Next Generation, playing Dr. Dalen Quaice, and throughout his career he appeared in a number of successful shows, including Mister Ed, Married with Children, Growing Pains, The Golden Girls, Moonlighting and most recently, My Name Is Earl...
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Ed O'Neill Says Jane Lynch Should Not Have Won An Emmy

December 7th, 2010 8:57am EST
Ed O
Actor Ed O'Neill insists Glee star Jane Lynch doesn't deserve the Emmy Award she won in August - because she plays a "one-note character" as cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester.

Lynch was delighted after picking up the Outstanding Supporting Actress trophy for her turn as acid-tongued Sylvester in the hit musical TV series.

However, former Married With Children star O'Neill insists the win was undeserved, as the role doesn't show off Lynch's full range of talents.

He tells TVGuide.com, "I love Jane, honestly I do. I'm dying to star in one of Christopher Guest's movies alongside her, but ...
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Ed O'Neill On 'Modern Family': 'Who Needs A Gay Kiss, I Want To See A BJ'

September 21st, 2010 12:01pm EDT
Ed O
It looked like nothing would ever make Ed O’Neill more famous than Married… with Children. Al Bundy is a TV legend. But now there’s this little show called Modern Family that’s taking the nation by storm. It’s won Emmys and it’s a huge hit, so maybe one day people will remember him as Jay Pritchett instead.

In case you missed out on the first season, Jay is married to Gloria (Sofia Vergara) and taking care of her son Manny (Rico Rodriguez). His son Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) lives with his partner Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) and their adopted daughter. His daughter Claire (Julie Bowen)...
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TV's Hottest Moms

May 7th, 2010 8:48am EDT
Cougar Town
Mother's Day is fast approaching, so if you haven't ordered flowers or found a way to celebrate this special day with your mother, you'd best start cracking. In honor of this holiday, Starpulse.com decided to take a look at some of the hottest mother's on television - the women that prove they can raise a family and look fantastic all at the same time!

Jules Cobb (Cougar Town) - Courteney Cox became a sexy TV mom at the very end of Friends, but she embraced it entirely in her new show Cougar Town. Jules is a recently divorced mother who worships her 18 year old son Travis, and manages to t...
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Top Ten Most Offensive TV Shows Ever

March 16th, 2010 10:14am EDT
Top Ten Most Offensive TV Shows Ever
A few months ago, MTV's Jersey Shore came under attack for representing Italian-Americans in the wrong light with all the tanning, hairstyling, and use of the slang terms "Guido" and "Guidette." Some critics have gone so far as to call the MTV reality program the most offensive TV show ever. But when it comes to the most offensive shows ever, Jersey Shore isn't even on the radar. Let's take a look at ten TV shows that sparked controversy during their run on television, and truly are the most offensive ever.

10. Jackass (MTV, 2000-2002)
Jackass aired for only three seasons on MTV, but durin...
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Familiar Faces In 'Parenthood' And Other Primetime Series

February 23rd, 2010 4:11pm EST
Parenthood
Throughout the Olympics, NBC has been heavily promoting their new show "Parenthood," which airs its first episode on March 2 at 10/9c. This premiere marks a return to form for the network (filling holes left by the Jay Leno mess) and the return of several familiar faces to primetime.

"Parenthood," based on the 1989 movie of the same name, is an hour-long dramedy featuring an ensemble cast led by Peter Krause of "Six Feet Under" and to a lesser extent "Dirty Sexy Money" fame and Lauren Graham in her first regular TV role since "Gilmore Girls" ended its seven year run in 2007. As fans of...
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How 'Modern Family' Is Saving The Family Sitcom

January 16th, 2010 10:15am EST
Modern Family
This article hopefully will serve as an adequate mea culpa. In a fall article we mentioned that 'Modern Family' was weak, formulaic, and full of hyperbolic stereotypes. In short, not worth staying on the ABC schedule. It did not take the recent Golden Globe nomination for Best TV Series- Musical or Comedy to change our view.

Thanks to a day off and time to kill on Hulu, we watched the second episode of the show. Needless to say, lunch was skipped, all remaining episodes were viewed, and we realized how unrepresentative a pilot can be. Now we are such unwavering fans of the show th...
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New TV On DVD, Oct. 13

October 13th, 2009 8:00am EDT
Futurama
Phillip Frye is cryogenically frozen on New Year's Eve 1999 and wakes up in 2999. He ends up befriending Leela, a confident, one-eyed alien; Bender, an alcohol-powered robot; Farnsworth, a distant relative and scientist; and Zoidberg, a lobster-like alien. The complete series of Futurama is now on DVD. Also in stores: Girlfriends season 7, Legend of the Seeker season 1, and Married...With Children season 11.
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Ten New Fall 2009 Shows We Can't Wait To Watch

September 8th, 2009 9:41am EDT
New fall 2009 TV
Summer coming to an end can only mean one thing - it is time for our favorite television shows to return. Along with the top-rated shows we've come to love, such as Dancing With The Stars and CSI, the fall 2009-10 schedule is filled with newcomers just waiting to hit number one.

Check out our list of the 10 new fall shows we cant wait to watch:

Because one of something is never enough, the CW has taken on another cult-classic remake - Melrose Place. This time around the clothes are skimpier, the people are sexier and the fights are much more entertaining. While the show will have the...
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TV Reunions We'd Like To See

August 28th, 2009 10:02am EDT
Party Of Five
We all have our favorite shows, especially the ones we used to beg mom and dad to let us stay up and watch. Or the shows we watched with our friends every week and discussed the next day in school because it was the most exciting event in our lives. Most of these shows are played in syndication, but the true fans want to know what's going on with our favorite characters now.

Here are the top shows that we'd love to see do reunion specials:

It's been 20 years since "Saved by the Bell," TV's first live-action Saturday morning sitcom debuted. The show started as "Good Morning, Miss Blis...
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The 7th Annual TV Land Award Show Honorees

March 24th, 2009 12:31pm EDT
Married...With Children
TV Land announced today that it will pay tribute to "M*A*S*H," "Married...With Children," "Home Improvement," "Magnum PI," "Knots Landing" and "Two And A Half Men" at the 7th Annual TV Land Awards.

Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the two-hour show will tape on Sunday, April 19th at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City and will air on TV Land during a special presentation of TV Land PRIME on Sunday, April 26th at 8PM ET/PT.

All of this year's honorees are cultural icons representing a cross-section of classic and modern television that viewers love. Below are details on this y...
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New TV On DVD, March 17

March 17th, 2009 8:00am EDT
JAG
JAG (Judge Advocate General) is an elite legal branch of military officers trained as lawyers who investigate, prosecute and defend those accused of crimes in the military, including murder, treason and terrorism. Season 8 is now on DVD. Also in stores: Barney Miller season 3, Married...With Children season 10, Mr. Belvedere seasons 1-2, & The Nanny season 3.
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A Look At The Influence of 'Days Of Our Lives' On Recent Pop Culture

November 5th, 2008 11:50am EST
Days Of Our Lives
Back in 2004 a documentary-- not completely unlike Trekkies but for the soap opera crowd-- began filming in Los Angeles, interviewing the stars and fans alike of Days of our Lives. In honor of the fortieth anniversary of the show being on air (as well as the producer/director's college thesis project), this documentary sought to look deep into the psyches of the people who dedicated the majority of their lives to following this show. At an hour a day, five days a week, starting at a time before TiVo, it was true dedication to devote one's interest to such a show. What was found, though, ...
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Being Green Is Great, But Is Hollywood Taking Recycling Too Far?

September 26th, 2008 10:20am EDT
Jerry Oconnell
Is there such a thing as a show-a-holic? A glimpse at the TV guide shows certain names keep cropping up time and time again attached to new shows. Could certain actors be addicted to starring on TV? And will they do anything to keep working whether the show is a quality one or not?

Isn't addiction classified as doing something to the point of excess, even after the point at which the person knows it's not healthy for them anymore? If the answer is yes then there are a few actors working today who show signs of needing serious career detox and rehab.

Case in point: the new TNT ser...
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Recap: 'Dancing With The Stars': Season 7 First Night

September 23rd, 2008 11:15am EDT
Dancing With The Stars
Thirteen stars graced the ballroom floor with their presence on Dancing With The Stars' Season Seven premiere event. Monday marked the first of the three night event. Each of the stars danced either the Cha Cha Cha or the Foxtrot with their professional partners and were judged by ballroom professionals, Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.

Up first, the youngest competitor Dancing With The Stars has ever seen, 18-year-old Cody Linley. The Hannah Montana star got paired with golden girl and two-time champ Julianne Hough. In his pre-dance interview, Linley said he would have...
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The Most Memorable TV Wives

June 27th, 2008 9:00am EDT
Sopranos
They say that behind every great man is a great woman. But what if the woman is determined to step out of the man's shadow? On television, we have seen a many marriages weather the storm-be it separation, unemployment, or just plain bad choices. And most of the time, it's the husband who screws up. Remember when Homer bought a gun? When Al Bundy decided to hunt for gold? The fact that Archie Bunker was a racist or that Peter Griffin fought chickens? It's evident that a good wife will deal with lot foolishness.

Sometimes, though, it is the wives who carve out their niche on telev...
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Bad Dads & Rad Dads On TV

June 13th, 2008 8:44am EDT
The Brady Bunch
Back when television was young, TV fathers were portrayed as all knowing and in control. Fathers knew best. They dispensed unchallenged wisdom. They were calm and smiling and never seemed pressured by any circumstance. They were always clad in a shirt and tie, even while relaxing at home.

The TV fathers of the 50s and 60s had a ready answer for their children, all who sat with rapt attention to the father's every word. "Gee, Dad," said Wally of Leave It to Beaver, "I never thought about it that way." The Brady kids would also express the same types of revelation after a counseling ses...
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Character Additions That Nearly Ruined A TV Show (Or Did)

June 10th, 2008 8:45am EDT
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
It's been said that a TV show is only as good as the characters that occupy it. During the first season of series, the writers introduce us to certain main characters that the show is going to revolve around. Once a season ends and a new one is about to start all bets are off because the writers don't want to see the ratings drop.

Their solution? Bring in new characters.

Whether they were added in advance or brought on spontaneously, new characters are added in hopes of appealing to an even bigger audience and to increase a particular show's ratings. This doesn't always turn out ...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

April 7th, 2008 9:26am EDT
Samantha Who?
Monday, April 7

Samantha Who? (ABC, 9:31 p.m.) - The charming Christina Applegate sitcom is back and Sam's moving in with ex Todd and his new girlfriend. Welcome back, TV-manufactured awkwardness!

Medium (NBC, 10 p.m.) - Patricia Arquette's real-life sister, Rosanna Arquette, guest stars as a cougar with an appetite for seducing and killing men.

Tuesday, April 8

American Idol (FOX, 8 p.m.) - The final 8 take the stage.

Beauty and the Geek (The CW, 8 p.m.) - The geeks get transformed after tonight's makeovers. There is sure to be a couple of swans in the bunch.

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What Killed 'Jezebel James': The Timeslot, Laughtrack & Parker Posey

March 26th, 2008 9:24am EDT
Jezebel James
I suppose Jezebel James only wanted to stay for a short return. After a mere three episodes, and ratings that made "Arrested Development" look like "American Idol," FOX dropped the ax on what was once its hotly-anticipated sitcom "Jezebel James."

At the network up fronts back in May 2007, "James" was highly lauded and seen by FOX as a potential tent-pole sitcom around which an entire evening of programming could be built. It seemed like a surefire hit when the series received a full 13-episode order right off the bat and was slated to debut in the coveted timeslot following "American ...
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New TV On DVD, March 18

March 18th, 2008 8:00am EDT
Battlestar Galactica
In season three of Battlestar Galactica, the Colonies' survivors have found their hopes of eluding their Cylon pursuers dashed by an invasion and occupation of their new home. As the fate of all human life hangs in the balance, friends become enemies, enemies become unexpected allies, and decisions are made that will haunt some people for the rest of their lives. Also on DVD: season eight of Married...With Children.
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Unnecessary and Unwanted: The Worst TV Cast Additions

March 5th, 2008 3:33pm EST
Ted McGinley
You know them, you loathe them. They are the unnecessary, obnoxious and often just plain annoying mid-series additions to established shows. Sure, there are times when a compelling, fresh-faced character is introduced and breathes new life into a series. Unfortunately, those instances are few and far between. Like with most of the television industry, the bad in this case far outweighs the good.

What follows is a list of the worst cast additions** in the last 30 years. Each and every one of the characters mentioned below was detrimental to the series in which he or she appeared. Som...
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Best Of The Furry & Fuzzy: Top Supporting Animal Characters On TV

February 14th, 2008 12:00pm EST
Spot from Star Trek TNG
Expressive, talented and (relatively) well-behaved animals have held an important place in American television since its inception. Most of the time, these animals make guest or recurring appearances, although there have been a few shows that focused on a non-human main character.

Shows that instantly come to mind in the latter category include old favorites like "Lassie" and "Mr. Ed." This particular list will not include the title characters from those two shows, nor will it include any other animals/shows where the "star" of the series was not human.

No, instead we have d...
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The Stars Of 'Cheers' & 'Married...With Children:' Where Are They Now?

January 16th, 2008 11:19am EST
Married…With Children
In the 80s, viewers tuned in to two series that featured some of the most popular theme songs on television: "Married...With Children" and "Cheers." What happened to the stars of these popular shows?

Cheers (1982-93)

Who can forget the words from the opening sequence: Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got/Taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot/Wouldn't you like to get away?

For 11 great years we watched regulars Carla (Rhea Pearlman), Norm (George Wendt), Cliff (John Ratzenberger) and Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) come into the Cheers ...
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New TV On DVD, Sept. 18

September 18th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Brothers & Sisters
In Brothers & Sisters, after their father dies five siblings find out that underneath the idyllic family facade lie many secrets that threaten to either tear the family apart or bring them closer together. Season 1 is now on DVD. Also in stores: season 2 of Ghost Whisperer, season 3 of Boston Legal and Stargate Atlantis, season 6 of Smallville, season 7 of Married... With Children, and season 9 of Everybody Loves Raymond.
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'Married...With Children' Star Arrested

May 15th, 2007 12:32pm EDT
David Faustino
They don't call him Bud for nothing. Former Married With Children star David Faustino, who played Bud Bundy on the hit sitcom, was partying with his favorite bud when he got busted on May 12 in New Smyrna Beach, FL, according to the National Enquirer.

It's not the first time the 33-year-old actor has dabbled in doobie. Enquirer readers were the first to learn that he bought into the Natural care Collective medical marijuana clinic in Reseda, CA, just so he could get his hands on the very best Silver Kush wacky tobaccy.

Faustino, who filed for divorce from Andrea Elmer, his wife of...
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