Game of Thrones, Brady Bunch-style opening
This week, Jimmy Fallon helped comedian Kevin Hart overcome his fear of roller coasters, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was forced to sing "I Love LA" after the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers to win the NHL's Stanley Cup. NBC News anchor Brian Williamsrapped "Baby Got Back," and a bunch of animals got down to Salt-n-Pepa's "Push It." Also, in honor of the Game of Thrones Season 4 finale, the Internet banded together to release a host of hilarious interviews, including a Thrones-Brady Bunch mashup and the final episode of Funny or Die's web series "Gay of Thrones." Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis, who played housekeeper Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch, died Sunday after falling at her home, TMZ reports. She was 88.
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.
Suburgatory returned this past Wednesday after a 10-month hiatus and down two cast members — three if you count fan-favorite recurring guest Parker Young — but creator Emily Kapnek insists that fans shouldn't be worried about the future of Chatswin.
"From a scheduling standpoint, there was a little bit of shuffling that goes on, but I will say that [ABC President Paul Lee] has been incredibly supportive of our show," she told reporters Friday at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews. "I know that some of the scheduling stuff was hard and they're in the midst of trying to figure out what works where and we're very happy to be ....
Hostages star Toni Collette credits The Brady Bunch with helping her to perfect her American accent.
"Back in Australia we have a lot of American television programs, which is probably why I 'm OK at doing an American accent — I think it's from watching too much TV," Collette tells us in her celebrity Watchlist video. "One of them was The Brady Brunch. Every afternoon after school, "Marsha, Marsha, Marsha."
The Brady Bunch
Family ties bind us. We invite TV dynasties into the middle of our full houses (upstairs, downstairs) for happy days and good times. Watching married-with-children characters one day at a time becomes an all-in-the-family affair for the wonder years and brings about home improvement. That's why modern families matter and can take us to seventh heaven.
Brady Brunch reunion
Here's the story ... of a Brady Bunch reunion!
Three of the original Brady cast members -- Barry Williams (Greg), Christopher Knight (Peter) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) — returned to Kings Island in Mason, Ohio over the weekend, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of an episode the show filmed there in 1973, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
The Brady Bunch
One of television's most famous families may be returning!
CBS is developing a reboot of The Brady Bunch produced by Vince Vaughn, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The original series...
Kelsey Grammer was at a Robert Plant concert in Los Angeles this spring when the rocker and his Band of Joy performed the track "Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down." Listening to the song's lyrics as he sat in the Greek Theatre audience, Grammer realized the song was a perfect match for his character on Starz's Boss, the mercurial mayor of Chicago.
Florence Henderson looks back at her enduring and seemingly sunshiny showbiz career in Life Is Not a Stage: From Broadway Baby to a Lovely Lady and Beyond, out September 20. The self-proclaimed "Mother of the Mullet" from The Brady Bunch also gives up some tawdry secrets about her personal life. Here are a few juicy nuggets.