TVLine Items: Will Smith Remembers 'Uncle Phil,' Good Wife Music Video Debuts and More

James Avery Death Will SmithWill Smith took to Facebook Monday to pay tribute to his late Fresh Prince of Bel Air co-star James Avery.

“Some of my greatest lessons in Acting, Living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery,” Smith wrote. “Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in Peace.”

Avery died last week  at the age of 68 following complications from open heart surgery.

Here’s a quick look at some of today’s other TV headlines…

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• The Queen Latifah Show has been renewed for a second season. (PLEASE CONTAIN YOUR EXCITEMENT!)

•  Sweet dreams are made of this: Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will reunite as the Eurythmics in CBS’ The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 8/7c. The special, which will air 50 years to the day, date and time of the Fab Four’s seminal first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, will also feature performances from Alicia Keys, John Legend, Maroon 5 and John Mayer.

Just when you thought you heard the last of “Thicky Trick,” the “transformative” ex-rap ditty at the center of Sunday’s Good Wife, CBS goes and releases a music video featuring the cast and crew dancing to the track. Watch it. If for no other reason than to watch Julianna Margulies bust a move.

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14 Comments
  1. Ames says:

    Sorry to be that girl…but the good wife song is actually Thicky Trick…not Thicky Thick

  2. Boston2AZ says:

    And they’re not “The Eurythmics”, they were just “Eurythmics”.

  3. Gwen says:

    It’s nice to see the cast and crew having so much fun after all of the tension and angst of the past few episodes!!

  4. Missy Kelly says:

    Yeah! Fun. and Hooray for the angst!

  5. c-mo says:

    Darn you Michael Ausiello! I’m going to have that silly song running through my brain the rest of the day…that was a snappy little ditty!

  6. Jérémy says:

    Love the cast & the show is so perfect after 5 Years ! The video is making me LOVE Christine Baranski even more ! What a performance

  7. Ziyal says:

    Love the vid! Thanks!

  8. Ziyal says:

    Christine Baranski is beyond awesome!

  9. Deion says:

    I thought I was prepared for that video, then I saw Christine Baranski. Great.

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  11. If Alicia’s burn of Will in the hall outside the courtroom isn’t a quote of the week, I’ll eat my hat!

  12. Martin says:

    That The Good Wife video is another reason why this IS the greatest show on tv.

  13. asm says:

    Where’s Kalinda??? Seriously, something is up with Archie Panjabi on TGW.. And I heard that Juliana margulies is kind of a b***h…

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