he Talk Celebrates Florence Henderson 's 80th Birthday With a Brady Bunch Reunion
Here's the story of a lovely lady! The great Florence Henderson turns 80 on Valentine's Day and the CBS Daytime hit The Talk will get a jump on the festivities with an hour devoted to the actress and her classic 1970s sitcom, The Brady Bunch. Airing Thursday, Feb. 13 (2 p.m./ET, 1 p.m. CT/PT), the special episode will reunite Henderson, who played mama Carol Brady, with costars Christopher Knight (Peter), Mike Lookinland (Bobby), Susan Olsen (Cindy) and Barry Williams (Greg). Ann B. Davis (Alice) and Eve Plumb will deliver special videotaped messages to mark Henderson's milestone.
Apparently it's not the story of two bi-curious girls named Brady. Though Maureen McCormick's forthcoming autobiography, Here's the Story, is chockablock with revelations relating to the actress' struggles with eating disorders, drug addiction and depression, it does not address any sort of Sapphic experimentation between her and Brady Bunch sis Eve Plumb. Addressing a story that hit the Internet last week and claimed that the book chronicles an on-set affair between Mo and Plumb, the book's publisher tells ABC News, "We are verifying that it is not true."As for the truth about what used to transpire between Tiger and Kitty Carry-all in the doghouse... let's not go there.
Maureen McCormick, Celebrity Fit Club
The 1970s' grooviest teen dream queen will be returning to America's living rooms when Celebrity Fit Club 5: Men vs. Women premieres April 22 on VH1. Not that Maureen McCormick or her many incarnations of Marcia, Marcia, Marcia ever left our Brady Bunch-lovin' hearts. After all, the kitschy kidcom loops endlessly in reruns, and its complete-series DVD set — touting a "shag carpet" cover and assorted spin-offs — hits stores today. But the 2007 Mo is about so much more than Davy Jones crushes. Still ebullient and girlishly pretty at 50, she peels back layers of "Brady perfection" to reveal the years of human heartache and loss that led to a 30-pound weight gain and her first-ever reality-TV gig. Here, she gives TVG