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ABC 50th Anniversary

Discussion in 'Cast-Related News' started by Azhria Lilu, Apr 4, 2003.

  1. Azhria Lilu

    Azhria Lilu Rocket Ranger

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    From ABC:

    ABC CELEBRATES ITS MOST MEMORABLE TELEVISION MOMENTS IN AN
    ALL-STAR 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, AIRING MONDAY, MAY 19
    ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

    Featuring Appearances by John Travolta, Oprah Winfrey, Tim Allen,
    Muhammad Ali, Damon Wayans and Jennifer Garner, Among Many Others


    The ABC Television Network is commemorating its 50 historic years of television in a memorable three-hour special celebration. The event features appearances, clips and interviews with ABC stars past and present – from Primetime to Daytime, Sports to News – representing every genre of ABC’s 50-year history of television programming. “ABC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration” will air MONDAY, MAY 19 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

    Dozens of celebrities from ABC’s 50-year history participated in the celebration, including Muhammad Ali, Tim Allen, Jim Belushi, Drew Carey, Richard Chamberlain, Dick Clark, Peter Falk, Farrah Fawcett, Dennis Franz, Jennifer Garner, Florence Henderson, Bonnie Hunt, Jimmy Kimmel, Carl Lewis, George Lopez, Susan Lucci, Joan Lunden, John Madden, Camryn Manheim, Penny Marshall, Al Michaels, Joe Namath, Ryan O’Neal, John Ritter, Roseanne, John Travolta, Barbara Walters, Damon Wayans, Jaleel White, Clarence Williams III, Oprah Winfrey and Henry Winkler, among many, many others.

    Highlights of the celebration will include:

    · Cast reunions from ABC’s most beloved series, including “Welcome Back Kotter,” “Happy Days,” “Laverne & Shirley,” “The Love Boat,” “The Mod Squad” and “NYPD Blue,” among others.
    · Fifty years of historic news events presented by such ABC news figures as Barbara Walters, Hugh Downs, Diane Sawyer, Peter Jennings, Ted Koppel, Charles Gibson, Joan Lunden, David Hartman and others.
    · Unforgettable moments and tributes from the world of sports, including appearances by legendary sports figures like heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, football All-Star great Joe Namath, sports announcers Al Michaels, John Madden and Jim McKay, Olympic gold medalists Carl Lewis and Dorothy Hamill and many others.
    · Oprah Winfrey and Richard Chamberlain present unforgettable scenes from ABC’s most acclaimed movies and miniseries.
    · Clips from ABC’s favorite comedy and drama series past and present.

    The special was conceived and is executive-produced by Don Mischer, directed by Glenn Weiss and written by Dave Boone, Brian Brown, Sara Lukinson, Jon Macks, Stephen Pouliot and Jeff Stilson. “ABC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration” is from Don Mischer Productions.
     
  2. SydB_JenG

    SydB_JenG Rocket Ranger

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    OOO! I'll tune in for sure! i doubt Jennifer will get to talk very long though :(
     
  3. Marlene

    Marlene Guest

    yay! i'll watch n e thign with garner in it! watch her talk to some animated character again...
     
  4. Lynne

    Lynne Rocket Ranger

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    Great networking opportunity for Jen she already had a good one with the great Movie Stars of Hollywood now Jennifer has the opportunity to mingle with the great TV Stars of Golden Television! Place to get some excellent tips and pointers!!! :D ;) :cool:

    Glad to see her still out in the public eye and not letting anything slow her down! Good for her! :D (y)

    All the best! :)

    Lynne aka Jaredpuppy
     
  5. Azalea

    Azalea Azy in Wonderland

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    They better not do that to her again...The poor girl has got to learn to put her foot down sometimes...Lol. ^_^
     
  6. IrinaDerevko

    IrinaDerevko Rocket Ranger

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    I can't wait!
     
  7. vaughnmyangel

    vaughnmyangel Rocket Ranger

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    ooooo how cool i ams ooooo gonna watch this!!!! hopefully i will remember
     
  8. twinzz2003

    twinzz2003 Rocket Ranger

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    Actually I loved when she presented with Mickey!! If I had the opportunity I would have!!
     
  9. Ames47

    Ames47 Amy Strikes Back

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    this will be great to watch!! i have alot of promos for it and jg and mv present together!! :D but it was filmed like in march i think so its live!! :mad: but i will still be excited to watch it!!
     

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