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Question: Two slightly related questions. First, in recent weeks, we've had the return of (at least) three classic TV stars guest starring on hit shows, with Bob Newhart on The Big Bang Theory and Patty Duke and Meredith Baxter on Glee. While a large part of me got a kick out of seeing them again (especially Newhart), part of me was kind of saddened to see how much they've aged. Newhart seemed fairly frail (granted, it has been almost 25 years since Newhart left the airwaves), though still funny.
Meredith Baxter will guest-star on ABC Family's Switched at Birth, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Baxter will play Bonnie Tamblyn Dixon, the mother to Lea Thompson's character Kathryn and biological grandmother to Daphne (Katie LeClerc). Sparks fly and tension arrisses when she arrives for a family visit.
ABC Family sets return dates for Pretty Little Liars, Lying Game and more
TV Guide Network's Hollywood 411 sits down with actress Meredith Baxter just before her reunion with the cast of Family Ties for the TV Land Awards.
David Birney has denied ex-wife Meredith Baxter's claims that he abused her during their marriage.
Baxter's claims are "an appalling abuse of the truth," Birney told People in a statement.
Meredith Baxter: David Birney hit me
Baxter made the allegations in her new memoir, Untied. She said Birney's abuse was "so sudden and unexpected, I couldn't tell you which hand hit me, or even how hard." Baxter spoke at length about it this week on Today and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Birney, who already denied Baxter's claims to Today, added that the actress "conducted a relentless and brutal assault" against the joint custody of their three children for eight years after their divorce.
"During that time, she arrived ...
Meredith Baxter said ex-husband David Birney hit her.
"It was so sudden and unexpected, I couldn't tell you which hand hit me, or even how hard," Baxter wrote in her new memoir Untied, according to People. "I do recall thinking, 'I'd better not get up because he's going to hit ...