Alan Thicke

Alan Thicke, best known for playing Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver, will star in a TVGN reality sitcom showcasing his real-life family, the network announced Wednesday.

Unusually Thicke, which will premiere Wednesday, April 16 at 10/9c, will follow Thicke, his "spicy" younger wife Tanya and their 16-year-old son Carter. Though his son Robin Thicke will not be a cast member, the "Blurred Lines" singer will be featured on the series, which blends aspects of reality television and scripted sitcoms.

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Other celebrity cameos include David HasselhoffBob SagetMagic JohnsonWayne GretzkyJohn Stamos,Bill Maher and Tom Green.

"Unusually Thicke combines my two favorite things: family... and laughing at my family," Thicke said in a statement. "This series is my foray into the 'reality-ish' television world where viewers will meet the lovable, unpredictable, and often challenging people who live with the real Jason Seaver. We take our relatable real-life stories and blow them up to amuse and amaze, tossing in a handful of celebrity friends along the way. Please come aboard and enjoy the ride!"

Added TVGN Entertainment President Brad Schwartz: "This is Alan Thicke in the role of his life."

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