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in fact, he had carter take a picture and he said hey, kid, take a picture and make sure you get the rink in the bbckground. >> he was pronounced dead yesterday afternoon. >> e.t. had learned that thicke had pre-existing heart problems and that doctors tried to save him in surgery. this was alan's last public appearance just 12 days ago. he was honored at the whistler canada where he was promoting a new film. >> it is you or them! >> the actor was always in demand. >> break a leg, kid. >> he appeared on the premiere of "this is us" and is on "fuller house" season 2 streaming now where he worked with david cowlier, and candace cameron bure. >> i just saw him. he wasn't sick. >> yeah. >> he wasn't -- you know, he was so healthy and so young and he's gone. >> what do you think his legacy would be? >> he will be so missed, but
he's so loved and that's the one thing, i just feel like he just went out with so much love. that guy's very loved and that makes me happy. >> you know, it was just a shock. just a shock to everyone's system, you know? because he was so young. as a funny guy who always had a joke or a funny story, who loved his family, loved hockey, and you knoww i said to someone yesterday, if i could die playing hockey that would probably be one of the happiest days of my life. >> of course, more than anything, alan will be remembered as america's dad. >> oh, come on, maggie! >> yeah, come on, maggie. >> he's dropping out of school. >> no! >> thank god -- no, your mother. we should ask her what to do. >> "e.t." was on theest is "growing pains" in 1985 before
been on game shows and had his own talk show, thicke is the night and he had no problem with co-stars. >> we had a very attractive 15-year-old cast member, kirk cameron who would become a heartthrob within months and he was carrying the series for years. ♪ ♪ >> the successful sitcom and royalties from it helped alan reach an estimated worth of $40 million and he credits "growing pains" for helping him get through a hard time. >> last year i got cancelled and divorced on the same day. i disappeared into a black hole and "growing pains" is very close to what i do in real life as a parent. >> you're ggounded for the rest of your life. and a month after that. >> one of the things that i think worked about "growing pains" is the chemistry of the cast and it's a genuine chemistry and he families are all very growth, witt success,
of course. a few years when they really start to fade, everybody will be at each other's throats. >> kirk cameron said this after hearing of alan's death. quote, i spent monday through friday with seven important years, and alan was a kind and loving dad. we will remember the laughter and love. ♪ show me that smile again ♪ don't waste another minute on your crying ♪ ♪ we're nowhere near the end ♪ ♪ the best is ready to begin >> until my dying day, if that's the last thing on my epitaph is he was the dad on "growing pains," thank the lord. now to the loved ones alan leaves behind. >> i learned a lot from being married to him. >> today i spoke exclusively by phone with thicke's first wife for 16 years actress gloria loring. >> what was he like as a father? >> alan loved his kids. he was a good dad. he was always there when they needed him.
>> how's your dad as a coach? >> pretty good. >> we definitely saw that devoted dad. we were with alan back in 1985 coaching he ann gloria's two older sons brennan and robin. >> i have two games, two soccer games and two football games. >> of course, he grew up and having his own son julian making him a grandpa. robin got into acting with the help of his dad and we were with him as he shot a cameo into "growing pains". >> so you want to go into music? >> yeah. my dad is helping me out a lot. >> he was the best man i ever knew. the best friend i ever had. it echoes with alan's youngest son carter posted. >> is this him? is this the famous carter? >> this is him. >> in this interview of 2013 carter spoke of their bond. he was, of course, with his dad at the ice rink yesterday. >> you like playing sports.
>> we play hockey a lot together. i wwuld say sports, usually. >> his second wifeegina tollee, and tania callau, another mom. she'd gone from runways in south beach to diaper duty and just rolled up her sleeves and went to work. i needed somebody who would relate to my son that way, and bond that way. so that kind of sealed the deal. >> in this interview, tanya told us she had one big fear. >> i'm afraid of him ever getting sick or being ill after his terrible hockey injury, he lost five of his teeth and he showed up, and i thought i was going to faint. i want him to be healthy and happy forever. >> it just tugs at the heart strings just hearing it. when alan and tanya said "i do" we were the only show they invited to attend and we have amazing, emotional video and that is coming up later. >> one thing that a lot of people don't know about alan is
how many famous theme songs he wrote. some of the best ever. like this one. ♪ ♪ >> and he also wrote the original theme to "wheel of fortune" and the "joker's wild" and the all-time favorite has to be "the facts of life" which he co-wrote with gloria and she ssng. >> such a talented man. that's a fact. let's talk abouu the singing on "the voice" last night and a new champ was crowned as team blake ruled again and he was so humble in victory. yeah, right. ♪ the winner of the voice is -- >> i'm really happy that i was able to be the coach that coached the winner and adam was not. >> i feel really good. i'm not sure what's going on. >> you're not sure what's going on. >> after that, everything is great. >> didn't plan on winning so i didn't pack anything. >> that's five wins for blake,
making him the winningest coach in the show's history, but after 11 seasons, the voice which gives the winner a record deal has yet to -- i of the to personally issue a challenge to universal record and we need to make a record and put the work behind it that he deserves. >> it means a lot to me that he really believes and cares that much. >> we reached out to universal music group which didn't respond for comment in time for our deadline, but sundance wants a lot more than just a shot at stardom. he got to rock out with kiss. ♪ ♪ >> bruno mars, kelly clarkson, ariana grande and john legend also performed on last night's star-studded finale. ♪ ♪ >> after next season, miley's sitting out and gwen's coming back and that just sounds like another win for blake. >> we are both excited and high fiving and partying about it
when we got the news, but gwen is special, you know? she deserves this. >> that's a r major tv news from dancing stars derec and julianne hough. >> is derek leaving dancing for good? >> plus mark wahlberg is back in boston with his family and only "e.t." issinvited to his exclusive hometown tour? how different are you from the dude who grew up down the street? >> and our flashback to alan thicke's wedding getting help from his three sons and from the nervous moments before the ceremony to the reception serenade from robin. ♪ ♪ >> closed captioning provided by --
♪ ♪ james corden promised that it would be the best carpool karaoke ever, and ittdid not disappoint last night, let me tell you. he broke out the funk with bruno mars and for more than 15 minutes. >> can you imagine going to work and having that much fun every day? >> we have fun. >> you might remember jennifer lopez rode shotgun with corden and she's bringing in derek hough as a judge on the dance competition show. >> are you quitting dancing with the stars? >> i don't know.
>> no? no. >> whoa! so after 17 seasons and six mirror ball wins derek is lea leaving to join world of dance premiering next year. derek had another announcement for us he and sis julianne are hitting the road for their move beyond live show. >> we had two celebs before. >> we're kind of ready to go back out there and connect with the fans and -- >> show. >> and we'll be dancing with all-nucor yog ravi. >> everything. >> the show is unentired by the elements, earth, wind, water, air and fire. >> you'll get a spritz and we want people to walk out and say, that was the best dance show we've ever seen. so -- >> and speaking of the best. derek says he's not immune to a little stage fright. >> i was so nervous. i was best man at mark ballas' wedding and i was shaking and -- >> it was hands down the most
beautiful thing i've ever heard. >> it sounds like he'll be a pro by the time jjlianne ties the knot. >> i hhve, like, lots of family members and they'll all be incorporated somehow. >> best man is, likee that's a tough field to get, you know what i mean? put best brother, hey, i'm your bro. >> yeah. that is. so i've got that one covered. >> that is the cheesiest thing i've ever heard. >> yeah, cheesy, but cute. >> i'm going to miss him on "dancing with the stars." guess what? you can catch him live on tour which kickssoff april 19th. >> still ahead, mark wahlberg takes us to his hometown. only he's with mark and his family. >> llonardo dicaprio on the death of his co-star alan thicke. >> he was really nice to me. >> and only "e.t." was invited to alan's wedding from the private moment with his three sons to his vows.
♪ ♪ that is robin thicke singing at his father alan's wedding and it is the only footage we have and we'll share that with you in a few minutes. ben affleck told us about his family plans for the holidays. >> i can tell you that we'll do skiing in montana with our family and matt damon's family and my brother's family, and it should be a lot of fun.
>> it will be a very merry christmas for the affleek family. casey is getting oscar buzz for his role in "manchester by the sea". >> i'm absolutely thrilled and i think he deserves it. >> he's back in the director's chair and starring in the new movie live by night. last time that combo happened he won an oscar, but this time he's taking a step further and he produced it alongside another winner. >> we have leo dicaprio to rely on with a producer. it can't be that bad. >> he's a friend of mine and a really smart guy. >> i signed up just like in the war. >> i went away a soldier. i came home an outlaw. >> it's the throwback gangster movie and hard to track to the classic era and meant to be a love letter to the great movies of old where you had great sweep. >> you don't think i'm strong enough? >> i don't know if you're cruel enough. >> i don't have to be cruel. >> zoe saldana stars alongside ben as one of his love
interests. the second, sienna miller. >> we do what we want to do. go where we want to go. >> it's a pretty hard gig, but someone has to do it. i love ben. i think he's the most fantastic fi filmmaker and fantastic human being and amazing actor and the role was one of those really fun, amazing roles. from one famous bostonian to another and mark wahlberg is back home and being honored for "patriot's day" and he took us to his family's hamburger joint with kevin frazier. >> i want to eat, man. we've got food. we ordered foods. >> of course, wahlbergers is the restaurant chain he founded with his brothers donny and paul. >> it's about the restaurant and it's about the business and the food. >> we have grub down here. >> growing up in boston mark didn't have it too easy and he was the young nest a household of nine kids. >> how different are you from the dude who grew up just down the street. >> i like to thiik that i've kept the good qualities that
were instilled in me from a very early age, but there was the lure of being in the streets and all of that stuff, and i paid for those things and i try to just now keep moving forward. >> tonight mark is creating "patriot's day" about 2013. >> what does it mean to be back here in boston. >> honestly, this movie is a tribute to the people of boston and it will be an emotional event and ultimately it will be very uplifting. i think you will hear a lot of roars and chants of boston strong and there will be a lot of tears. >> you never stop, do you? >> is there a moment when you lay low and chill. >> i just took a 45-minute nap. it was nice. my wife checked in, and the kids were working on their school show. >> in fact, 10-year-old son michael just issued the 22 push-up challenge for veterans awareness for his dad. >> you want to throw down with 22 push ups? >> one, two, three. >> that was 22.
>> no, i did 22. >> did you? did you? >> i'm not worried about wahlberg finishing the 22 push-ups. kevin? we'll see. patriot's day is tonight and it's sure to be emotional and we'll have that for you tomorrow. >> this is a day that was full of emotion when alan said "i do" to tanya. his three sons were all part of the wedding including carter who, of course, was the one by his father's side during his last moments. >> with this ring i thee wed. >> carter was just 7 years old and served as the ringbearer. >> i hope you have a good wedding you guys are together. i'm really excited for you to be my stepmom. >> tanya's bridesmaid, daughter-in-law to be paula patton and kris jenner who came with her then-husband bruce. >> they were meant to be together, kind of like us,
honey? >> absolutely. absolutely. >> her ring featured a 6.5-carat diamond. >> for richer or poorer. i had to think about that one. >> before the ceremony, he helped him remember his ring duty. >> where is the ring right now? >> i don't know. >> you're the ring boy. i've got you covered. >> the real one was being engrav engraved. >> this ring, i think, cost around $8. it was the ring i wore on "growing pains." he was nervous and kept his sense of humor. >> i would like to bring to your attention that my fly isn't done up yet, so if you will bear with me for a second. >> son robin serenaded the newlyweds. ♪ ♪ >> alan made all my dreams come true. so i'm a very happy bride. >> she makes me feel adored and i need that, and i love that. >> will you marry me? >> the moment that will live on forever is alan's romantic wedding vow.
>> the last breath i take would be to say how much i love you, then i know my time on earth would be complete. >> i was so honored to be friends with them both, and i have to say such a great couple and tanya actually posted an instagram picture with alan just three days ago, and take a look at what she wrote. i've got the cutest designated driver ever. how very sweet. >> when we >> pam:next on kron-4 news ata strong storm heading now. >> pam:and it could bring dangerous conditions to your commute. we're tracking the next round of rain
i come in as a new character this year, and you know, it would be hard adjusting, but they were really nice to me, you know? >> that was leonardo dicaprio talking to us on the set of "growing pains qwest "and he was just 16 years old when he joined the show. >> tonight he posted a tribute that says in part, quote, i will be forever grateful for the opportunity i had to work with alan early in my career. he had tremendous class, a huge heart and he taught me and so many others the valuable lessons about humi ility and gratitude. >> he touched a lot of lives and wi