Baywatch

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TV Guide Network Looks Back at TV's Biggest Blunders

Janet Jackson

From Joanie Loves Chachi to Jay Leno in prime time, TV Guide Network will count down TV's biggest blunders Sunday with a special covering everything from failed talk shows to bad remakes to stars who turned down hit roles.

The network's 25 Biggest TV Blunders, airing at 8/7 c, will also include Janet Jackson's infamous wardrobe malfunction, Brian Dunkleman's refusal to ... read more

Pam Anderson's New Show Is on the Loose

Pamela Anderson by Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

From Baywatch to a world-famous home movie to a record 12 Playboy covers Pam Anderson busts boundaries whenever she can Now shes reinventing the reality show with Pam Girl on the Loose Sundays at 10 pmET E a docu-style peek into her private life thats finds her baring her soul instead of her bod So we asked her to keep us abreast Damian HolbrookTV Guide As one of the worlds sexiest vegetarians how much of this show will focus on your animal-rights workPamela Anderson PETA is a huge part of my life so youll get to see some [of our] escapadesTV Guide Given your beef with Jessica Simpson no pun intended I guess you wouldnt be thrilled about her playing CJ in a Baywatch movie huhAnderson I dont have a beef with anyoneTV Guide Whats your take on celebs who still wear fur LA isnt that cold Anderson People are just uneducated about the process If you knew the torture these animals endure you couldnt do it Its a blind eye to look fuzzy I read more

Fun In The Sun...On Your TV Screen!

Lost courtesy Walt Disney Studios Home Ent.

With gas and airline ticket prices on the rise, and no let-up in sight, we keep hearing it again and again on the news: people are trading in their summer vacation travel plans this year for a "stay-cation": staying at home during their time off.Still, many of us wish we could escape to the beach this summer, and you're probably no different. What to do? Well, for less than the cost of an SUV's full tank of gas, you can get a season set DVD from one of your favorite beach-side TV shows, and enjoy the summer experience vicariously!Lots of shows, in different styles, take place on the sand. If you're into crime-busting, for example, you can enjoy DVD releases of old classics like Hawaii Five-O or newer fare such as C.S.I.: Miami. Of course, many guys (and gals) are interested in the surfside eye candy, and nothing fits that bill more than one of the guiltiest pleasures every made for the small screen: Baywatch!Buy Hawaii Five-O - Season 1 on Amazon.comBuy C.S.I.: Miami - Season 5 on A... read more

Pamela Anderson Featured in New E! Reality Series

Pamela Anderson by Jordan Strauss/WireImage.com

E! will follow the daily life of Pamela Anderson in a new reality series scheduled for this summer.The series will have the look and feel of a documentary and will focus on Anderson individually. Her children will not be featured in the series.Anderson first earned fame as a star of Baywatch. More recently she has worked to raise awareness of the onset of autism in children. — J.R. Whalen read more

Pamela Anderson Beholds Baywatch's Biggest Bombshells

Pamela Anderson

Originally a piece of little-watched NBC prime-time fluff, Baywatch went on to bask in its syndicated and sun-baked goodness, bolstering the careers of David Hasselhoff, Carmen Electra and the like. But first and foremost in fans' minds when they think of that gorgeous gaggle of lifeguards is Pamela Anderson, who is currently serving as spokesperson for the series and its five-disc Season 1 and Season 2 DVD sets, slow-motion jogging into stores today. Never one to turn down a date with Pammy, TVGuide.com gave her our best eight minutes. TVGuide.com: Did I catch you in between weddings to Kid Rock?Pamela Anderson: Yeah, actually, you did! TVGuide.com: So, will some people's preconceptions of Baywatch be proven wrong when they pop in these DVDs? read more

Short Cuts: Ratings Eye Co-eds, Baywatch and More!

Nielsen Media Research announced on Monday that its people meters would begin to count college students who live away from home. The inclusion could result in as much as a 15 percent bump in the 18-34 demo.... After a six-year hiatus, Baywatch is returning to syndication starting in fall 2007.... The famed Second City improv group has inked a two-year, first-look deal with NBC Universal Television.... On Nov. 17, Style Network will premiere Split Ends, a reality series in which a hoity-toity Beverly Hills stylist trades places with a Middle America hairdresser. read more

David Chokachi Catches a Break

David Chokachi, Beyond the Break

The surf is up on The N this summer with its new drama Beyond the Break (premiering June 2 at 8 pm/ET). But while the teen-skewed show may feature a slew of young girls and guys in the surf community, there is an adult (of sorts) around. Baywatch alum David Chokachi stars as Justin, a coach and a mentor to a group of up-and-coming surfer girls. TVGuide.com caught up with Chokachi to ask him what it's like to be back at the beach.

TVGuide.com: How was it filming Beyond the Break in Oahu?
David Chokachi:
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Baywatch Bombshell Presses Her Luck

Brande Roderick on Gameshow Marathon

We asked 100 men, "Would you drown yourself if it meant Brande Roderick giving you mouth-to-mouth?" How many said yes?

That Card Sharksian moment is brought to you by CBS' Gameshow Marathon, airing tonight at 8 pm/ET (click here for additional dates) and pitting such familiar faces as Leslie Nielsen, Kathy Najimy and, yes, Baywatch alum Brande Roderick against each other in conte read more

Baywatch Bombshell Presses Her Luck

Brande Roderick on Gameshow Marathon

We asked 100 men, "Would you drown yourself if it meant Brande Roderick giving you mouth-to-mouth?" How many said yes?

That Card Sharksian moment is brought to you by CBS' Gameshow Marathon, premiering tonight at 8 pm/ET and pitting such familiar faces as Leslie Nielsen, Kathy Najimy and, yes, Baywatch alum Brande Roderick against each other in contests from your favorite quiz contests. Avoiding the Whammy and bidding on fabulous showcases is but the first of many things on Roderick's plat read more

SOMEONE RESCUE US

Britain's Sun reports that Jessica Simpson will fill Pamela Anderson's shoes — and by "shoes" I mean French-cut lifeguard swimsuit — in a big-screen version of the Baywatch TV series. "She was the unanimous choice for the role," a source tells the paper. "Jessica has all the assets to make Pammi's part her own." In fact, they may have even bought them at the same store. read more

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Premiered: September 23, 1991, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Bouncy babes and sculpted hunks posed as L.A.'s finest lifeguards in this wildly popular series that was eye candy for both men and women. Although it lasted for only one season on NBC, it became an international hit when it switched over to first-run syndication. In 1999, the action moved from California to Hawaii (`Baywatch Hawaii'). It also produced a spin-off (`Baywatch Nights').

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