The Facts of Life

1979, TV Show


Facts of Life's Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields Reunite for Hallmark Movie

Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields

Facts of Life stars Lisa Whelchel and Kim Fields will reunite for Hallmark Channel original movie, For Better or for Worst, a comedy airing July 19 (9/8c).

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Facts of Life Alum Kim Fields Welcomes Baby Boy

Kim Fields

Facts of Life star Kim Fields and husband Christopher Morgan welcomed a baby boy on Tuesday, People reports.

Fields, 44, gave birth to... read more

Kim Fields Announces Pregnancy, Baby Name

Kim Fields and Christopher Morgan

Facts of Life star Kim Fields shared two big announcements during a taping of an upcoming episode of The Real — not only is she pregnant, but she's already decided on a name!

"I've been in the lab working on a few different things, both personally and professionally, and one of the projects that I've been working on is a co-production with my husband Christopher [Morgan] and ta-da!" Fields said, exposing her baby bump. read more

Denise Stapley on Survivor Win: "I Played a Very Quiet But Smart Game"

Denise Stapley

Denise Stapley says it was an understated yet very calculated strategy that propelled her to victory in Survivor: Philippines, the reality show's 25th season.

"I think I just played a very quiet but smart game," the sex therapist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa said in a conference call Monday, less than 24 hours after she found out she was the winner of the show's million-dollar top prize. "As long as votes were going the way that.... read more

Survivor's Lisa Whelchel Has West Nile Virus

Lisa Whelchel

Survivor: Phillippines' Lisa Whelchel is facing a problem no alliance will help her overcome: West Nile virus.

The former Facts of Life star tweeted the bad news on Monday... read more

Facts of Life Grad Lisa Whelchel Reveals She's Divorced

Lisa Whelchel

Facts of Life star Lisa Whelchel — who made her Survivor debut Wednesday — reveals to People that she has been divorced since... read more

Survivor's Lisa Whelchel on Facing Her Fears on Camera, Why Her Celebrity Status Won’t Matter

Lisa Whelchel

It's been almost a quarter of a century since Lisa Whelchel played vain rich girl Blair on The Facts of Life. But while tackling the challenges of Survivor: Philippines, Whelchel learned she still has some of her image-conscious, girly girl alter-ego left in her.

"I was really nervous about things like wearing a bathing suit on television or the fact that, depending on... read more

Go Behind the Scenes of Survivor's 25th Season with TV Guide Network

Survivor: Philippines

Survivor is about to embark on its 25th season and TV Guide Network is going behind the scenes with the cast of the new season in The Philippines.

Facts of Life star among new Survivor: Philippines castaways

Hosted by Maria Sansone, the upcoming special will feature interviews with host Jeff Probst and the newest castaways, including Facts of Life alum Lisa Whelchel and former San Francisco Giant Jeff Kent, as well as three returning players.  Plus: Get a first look at the Tribal Council set and a sneak peek at an immunity challenge.

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Facts of Life Star Among New Survivor: Philippines Castaways


She took the good, she took the bad, and now Lisa Whelchel is taking on the jungles of the Philippines as a contestant on the 25th season of CBS' Survivor, premiering Sept. 19 at 8/7c.

Other famous faces in this year's cast include retired Major League Baseball player Jeff Kent, a five-time All Star who won National League MVP in 2000 while playing for the San Francisco Giants, and former beauty queens Katie Hanson (Miss Delaware 2011) and Angie Layton (Miss Utah Teen USA 2010).

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VIDEO: Facts of Life Cast — Reunited at Last!

Facts of Life

You take the good, you take the bad, you reunite them merely for the sake of nostalgia and there you have this video from today's episode of Good Morning America...
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Premise: A long-running `Diff'rent Strokes' spin-off set at a girls boarding school, with the Drummond's former housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett, now a housemother. The venues for her charges' escapades moved off-campus in later years when Mrs. Garrett opened a series of eateries in town, but her core group of young women remained largely unchanged.



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