1980s

Shogun Richard Chamberlain, 1980

Reminisce About 1980’s ‘Shōgun’ Ahead of the Popular Remake Finale

Learn why ‘Shōgun’ broke American broadcast TV taboos in 1980.

The Bee Gees, (Robin, Maurice, Barry Gibb), circa 1978, during St. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band promotion

Ultimate Trivia: ’60s & ’70s Pop Idols

What 1971 No. 1 Bee Gees song was originally offered to Andy Williams? Take our quiz to find out!

Allen Funt with Candid Camera sign, 1964

Years Before ‘Survivor,’ These Reality Shows Paved The Way

Reality TV has actually been around since the early 1950s. Do you remember all of these shows?

Huey Lewis attends

’80s Music Icon Huey Lewis Debuting New Broadway Show Despite Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis says the new musical saved his life.

Stand by Me Kiefer Sutherland, 1986

Kiefer Sutherland Says “I’m No Bully!”

He denied claims that he was a bully on the set of ‘Stand By Me.’

SCARECROW AND MRS. KING, Bruce Boxleitner, Kate Jackson, 1983-87.

Diehard ‘Scarecrow & Mrs. King’ Fans Enjoyed a 40th Anniversary Reunion Surprise

Spoiler Alert: It was a famous ‘Angel.’

MAGNUM P.I., Tom Selleck, (1980), 1980-88.

Tom Selleck Gives Fans an Inside Look at His ‘Accidental’ Career in New Memoir

As ‘Blue Bloods’ wraps, the ‘Magnum P.I.’ star is ready to settle into quiet life.

Dallas_Southfork_Ranch_JR_LarryHagman

QUIZ: Do You Know Who Lived At That TV Address?

For years we visited these houses and hung out with some of our favorite TV characters — how many of these famous addresses you remember.

Taxi Carol Kane, (Season 5), 1978-1983

Carol Kane Shares Her Best Career Advice & How She Stays Close to the ‘Taxi’ Cast

She also joked about one of her ‘Taxi’ co-stars’ genius brain!

Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden on January 7, 2016 in New York City

Enjoy Your FREE Front-Row Ticket to Billy Joel Concert Special

“Billy is a working-class guy, and we all come from Sunday night appointment TV … Billy loves the idea that we are doing this for free and it’s basically a give back.”

SAY ANYTHING, from left: John Cusack, Ione Skye, 1989.

Cameron Crowe’s Epic Love Story ‘Say Anything’ Turns 35; Where Is the Cast Now? 

John Cusack’s role as a heartbroken slacker made Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” the ultimate breakup song.

The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear O.J. Simpson, 1991

Before His Infamous Trial, Former NFL Star O.J. Simpson Tried to Make it as an Actor

Let’s look back on some of his most memorable movies and TV roles.

NFL LIVE, O.J. Simpson, 1991-,

O.J. Simpson Dead: Infamous Athlete Was 76

Simpson died on April 10, his family announced.

FOOTLOOSE, Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, 1984

The Cast of 1984’s ‘Footloose’ Then & Now

Kevin Bacon has an exciting project in the works!

HEATHERS, Winona Ryder, Kim Walker, Lisanne Falk, Shannen Doherty, 1988.

Before the 2004 ‘Mean Girls,’ There Were These REALLY Mean Girls Known As ‘Heathers’

The mega cult classic turns 35 this year, where are the stars today?

The Love Boat 1977-1986, (clockwise), Ted Lange, Bernie Kopell, Lauren Tewes, Gavin MacLeod, Fred Grandy

Which ‘Love Boat’ Star Became a Cheese Specialist? Let’s Sail Away to See The Cast of ‘The Love Boat’ in 2024

Sadly, one of the main stars has since passed away.

The Magic of David Copperfield V. TV special broadcast April 8, 1983. Guest star Michele Lee and illusionist David Copperfield. David Copperfield will attempt to make the Statue of Liberty disappear

How David Copperfield Pulled Off His Largest Trick & The Famous Director that Reluctantly Helped

In April 1983, David Copperfield pulled off the unthinkable.

Footloose Kevin Bacon, 1984

Kevin Bacon Will Visit a Very Special ‘Footloose’ Set for 40th Anniversary

He is going back to the high school where the movie was filmed.

INLAND EMPIRE, director David Lynch, on set, 2006.

David Lynch Hoping to Return to Film With Animated Project ‘Snootworld’

The eccentric director has a new project in the works, if he can find a buyer.

Kim Fields Jason Bateman

‘Facts of Life’ Star Reveals She Kissed Jason Bateman in the ’80s

This is juicy!

NIGHT OF THE COMET, Kelli Maroney, Catherine Mary Stewart, 1984

For all You Eclipse Lovers: We Remember What Happened in ‘Night of the Comet’

40 years later, what more can you ask of a 1980s’ end-of-the-world B-film?

MAJOR LEAGUE, Corbin Bernsen, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, 1989

‘Major League’ Hits 35, But What if Owner Rachel Phelps Wasn’t The Villain?

Check out the alternate ending and other fun facts!

Harrison Ford, Karen Allen on the set of Raiders of the Lost Ark 1981

Karen Allen Talks Which Big Star Turned Down ‘Indiana Jones’ Before Harrison Ford Was Cast

Hint: He was cast in another very big TV role instead.

Karen Prell and John Tartaglia attend the 2022 Children's & Family Emmys at Wilshire Ebell Theatre on December 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California

Exclusive Interview with ‘Fraggle Rock’ Creative Supervisor & Puppeteer John Tartaglia

John was nice enough to answer all of our questions including which ‘Fraggle Rock’ character he relates to the most!

Bonnie Tyler sur le plateau de l'émission 'Champs-Elysée' le 24 juin 1983 à Paris, France

Ahead of the Highly-Anticipated Eclipse, Learn the Odd History Behind Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart”

What a perfect song to play during the eclipse.

Collage of T miniseries

Miniseries Madness Countdown! Our Top 20 of These TV Classics

We counted down our top 20 favorite miniseries plus gave you a chance to vote!

THE DEAN MARTIN SHOW, Dean Martin, 1965-74

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rat Pack Star Dean Martin

‘The Dean Martin Show’ wrapped 50 years ago in 1974, but did you know these facts about the star?

Call to Glory, Craig T. Nelson

A Look Back at ‘Call to Glory,’ the Air Force TV Drama Starring Craig T. Nelson & Elisabeth Shue

The military/family drama set in the 1960s lasted only one season.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Olivia Colman collage with roses

Benedict Cumberbatch & Olivia Colman To Star in ‘War of the Roses’ Remake

Titled ‘The Roses,’ this is a reimagining of the 1989 dark comedy ‘The War of the Roses.’

American politician Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004), 40th President of the United States, and the Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II at a gala dinner at Windsor Castle, UK, 9th June 1982

President Ronald Reagan Introduced Queen Elizabeth II to a New Cuisine

Spoiler alert: She loved it!