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Blurred Lines: Alan Thicke's Unusually Thicke Is Not Your Average Reality Show

Carter, Tanya, and Alan Thicke

Robin Thicke might hate these blurred lines, but his father sure doesn't. (Not like that!)

Alan Thicke, the erstwhile patriarch Jason Seaver on Growing Pains, returns to TV on Wednesday on Unusually Thicke (10/9c, TVGN), his reality-sitcom hybrid that's real, but not really. The series follows Thicke, 67, and his self-professed modern family, 16-year-old son Carter from his second marriage, and his third wife Tanya, who is 28 years his junior. It's authentic in that every interaction and piece of dialogue on the show is unscripted, but not totally legit in that they semi-stage the situations the trio finds themselves in.

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"It's real with a nudge and a wink," Thicke tells TVGuide.com. "It's part-reality, part-sitcom. I never was so presumptuous to think that we're interesting enough to be followed ...
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Alan Thicke to Star in TVGN Reality Show Unusually Thicke

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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HBO Renews Real Time with Bill Maher for 13th Season

Bill Maher

HBO has renewed Real Time with Bill Maher for a 13th season, the pay cable network announced Wednesday.

"Bill Maher has been a treasured member of the HBO family since the late '80s, and his irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times," HBO's President of Programming, Michael Lombardo, said in a statement. "I'm delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum for his original and... read more

TV Guide Magazine's 60 Greatest Talk Show Moments

Bette Midler, Johnny Carson

They yap, they yammer, they sometimes even yell, but where would we be without our trusty talk-show hosts? Their programs pep us up for the day ahead and soothe us into slumber at night — that is, when they're not shocking the heck out of us! Here are the biggest, wildest, funniest and, yes, even the most tragic moments from the great wide world of chat.

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Donald Trump Threatens Yet Another Lawsuit

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's at it again! Two weeks after threatening to sue Bill Maher, Trump has now set his sights on someone else: online organizer Angelo Carusone, the person behind SignOn.org's petition urging Macy's to Dump Trump. read more

Donald Trump Threatens to Sue Bill Maher

Donald J. Trump, Bill Maher

Donald Trump said Monday that he plans to sue Bill Maher to the tune of $5 million for a joke the comedian made at Trump's expense during a January appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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Vice Presidential Debate: The Best Twitter Reactions

Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

Thursday's vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan generated more than 4 million tweets, according to official statistics from Twitter. And, needless to say, several of those comments came from celebrities weighing in on the election.

Here's a roundup of some of the best reactions:

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Election 2012: The Best Twitter Responses to Wednesday's Presidential Debate

Mitt Romney, Big Bird

Wednesday's debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney  was the most tweeted-about event in U.S. political history, according to Twitter's government and politics team. Users sent 10.3 million debate-related tweets in 90 minutes, with commentary spiking at such memorable moments as Romney's mention of Big Bird as he discussed cutting funding to PBS ("I like Big Bird!" he said) and moderator Jim Lehrer's often unsuccessful attempts to cut the speakers off.

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Bill Maher Heads to The Good Wife

Bill Maher

Bill Maher has landed a familiar Good Wife role.

The Real Time with Bill Maher host will play... read more

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