ALAN THICKE died yesterday at the age of 69. He had a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son. Alan played the dad on “Growing Pains”, and wrote the theme songs to “Diff’rent Strokes” and “The Facts of Life”.
KANYE WEST met with DONALD TRUMP yesterday at Trump Tower. Kanye later Tweeted that he wanted to discuss issues like “bullying, supporting teachers, modernizing curriculums, and violence in Chicago.”
“Time” magazine has named Pepe the Frog the Most Influential Fictional Character of 2016. Pepe is followed by Barbie, Deadpool, Barb from “Stranger Things”, and Harley Quinn.
“Forbes” says CHRIS EVANS is Hollywood’s biggest bargain . . . and it’s his second straight year at the top. For every dollar he’s paid, his movies gross $135.80. Chris Pratt second, followed by Scarlett Johansson.
“People” says LAMAR ODOM is doing a reality show about his recovery. He just checked into rehab.
10.58 million people watched the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead!!
A Pentatonix Christmas Special On NBC (Pentatonix performs holiday favorites with special guests Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson.)
Saturday Night Live On NBC (Holiday-themed sketches.)
Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time On CW (Friends join host Dean Cain as he counts down holiday films.)