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Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 11:25PM EDT
President Trump still earns residuals from his 1994 Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cameo
The president's financial disclosure today revealed earnings of between $201 and $1000 from Warner Bros. Studios, mostly for his appearance on the Will Smith sitcom.
Posted Saturday 5/12/18 at 7:13PM EDT
Will Smith says he did The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air because he was in trouble with the IRS
Smith released a video to his YouTube channel explaining how he got his NBC sitcom. In it, Smith explains that he blew through all his money after he and DJ Jazzy Jeff released “Parents Just Don’t Understand." In search of a new gig, his then-girlfriend suggested he hang around Paramount Studios near The Arsenio Hall Show, which is where he met Quincy Jones, resulting in an audition in front of then-NBC boss Brandon Tartikoff.
Posted Friday 3/23/18 at 5:23AM EDT
Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith perform the "History of TV Theme Songs"
Watch them remix the best sitcom theme songs of all time, including The Jeffersons, Three's Company and, of course, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. ALSO: Drone films Fallon interviewing Smith.
Posted Tuesday 2/27/18 at 2:03PM EST
Will The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air get a "Fresh Princess" reboot?
TMZ reports the company that owns the rights to Fresh Prince has "filed a few trademark applications seeking to lock down rights to 'Fresh Princess' for a television program and virtually every other media platform."
Posted Sunday 1/21/18 at 3:26AM EST
SNL creates a bleak version of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air opening credits
First-year Saturday Night Live featured player Chris Redd got a big showcase with an extended, gang-ridden version of the Will Smith sitcom classic, featuring a cameo by Method Man. ALSO: Watch Jessica Chastain and SNL stars abandon their characters.
Posted Wednesday 11/22/17 at 10:51PM EST
Presenting the most disastrous Thanksgiving sitcom episodes
Friends, Seinfeld and Full House all experienced Turkey Day-themed disasters.
Posted Tuesday 11/07/17 at 3:26PM EST
Alfonso Ribeiro: “A Fresh Prince reunion will never happen”
“I would love it if the world would just let it go,” Ribeiro said last night when he returned to Dancing With the Stars. “It’s wonderful that everybody loves what we did 25 years ago, but I believe in current and future. People who live in the past, you’re not moving forward.”