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?? ? show me that smile again ? >> tonight we remember beloved tv dad alan thicke. >> to my dying day if that'sson my epic death is he was the dad on "growing pains," thank the collapse including his last words to his son. >> he had carter take a picture of him as they were taking him out of there. >> "e.t.'s" exclusive with the man who called 911 and his friendsswho knew his best. >> now he's gone. >> with alan at home, at a wedding on set. >> my dad's helping me out right now. >> mostly i stay out of his waa. >> ben affleck reveals christmas plans with his family and matt damon. >> it should be a lot of fun.
winner as derek hough breaks news that he's ditching dancing. >> now for december 14, 2016 thshgs is "entertainment o cf1o tonight." >> shock and sadness over the death of one of tv's all-time favorite dads, alan thicke. we have unforgettable moments with the "growing pains" star that you cannot get anywhere else. >> we begin with alan's final moments and what happened and michelle is where the tv life ended far too soon. >> it's my main goal in life, i suppose, on my way out the door beloved, remembered and appreciated. >> the 69-year-old actor died of a heart attack. he'd been doing what he loved, playing hockey with his son carter at a rink just over a mile from here. e.t. online's lauren zima spoke with kevin matthewson.
what was happening? >> he was coherent. he was moving and talking and as time went on they did his vitals and they kind of looked better. 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 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.
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 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!
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
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 ? 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
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 >> 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. ?? ?
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 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
?? ?? 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
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 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 lsh >> 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
>> 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,'m 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
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 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
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 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 filmmaker and fantastic human being and amazing actor and the role was one of those really fun, amazing 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.
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 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
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 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
>> 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. >> i've got you covered. >> the real one was being 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
>> 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 driver ever. how very sweet.
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etonline.com your 24/7 destination for entertainment news. >> primal consideration provided by -- i come in as a new character this year, and you know, it d 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.
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