The '80s: The Decade That Made Us

Episodes

Originally Aired Apr 16, 2013

At the end of the 1980s American pop culture goes global and helps bring down the Iron Curtain, leaving America as the world's sole superpower.

  • 6 Horrible Things That Happened to 'Top Model' Contestants After the Show Ended

    Let’s be honest, if Tyra Banks tells you, “Congratulations. You are still in the running to be America’s Next Top Model,” you’re already out of the running to be a real top model. While some contestants have found success -- Analeigh Tipton and Yaya DaCosta, arguably two of the most successful…

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown Placed Back in Coma After Suffering Seizures

    Doctors attempted Wednesday to bring Bobbi Kristina Brown out of the medically induced coma she's been in for nearly a month, but were forced to stop their efforts after the 21-year-old began having "violent seizures," Peoplereports. Her father, Bobby Brown, and other family members consider the…

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  • Former contestant on 'America's Next Top Model' killed

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — She was a Serbian-born model and self-described "wild-child" who said she began walking runways in her new North Carolina hometown at age 12.

    Associated Press
  • 'Fashion Police' Writer Responsible For Giuliana Rancic's Zendaya Joke

    Giuliana Rancic's comments about Zendaya's dreadlocks might have seemed off the cuff, but Access Hollywood has learned otherwise. When Giuliana said the 18-year-old's dreadlocks at the Oscars looked like they smelled like "patchouli" and "maybe weed," this was not something the "Fashion Police"…

    Access Hollywood
  • Canadian-born Cruz confirms he's eligible for U.S. presidency

    Fox News television host Sean Hannity urges Senator Ted Cruz to confirm he's eligible for the 2016 presidency despite being born in Canada, citing concern for "liberal birthers". Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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  • Arrow/Flash 'Team-Up' Spinoff to Star Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz and Others

    I don’t know where to begin with this one, so let’s just lay out what we know. Simply said, as teased at the January Television Critics Association press tour, The CW is developing a series that would spin off recurring characters from Arrow and The Flash as some sort of DC Comics “superhero…

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  • Jon Stewart On Why He’s Leaving ‘Daily Show': Conservatives “Killing Me”

    Jon Stewart finally explained at length why he is leaving The Daily Show. He started by showing clips of reaction to his announcement from the right — mostly Fox News Channel, where Megyn Kelly is seen talking about how “nasty” Stewart got, with “no foothold in the facts.” He challenged FNC to a…

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  • Kelly Osbourne Sings a Different Tune About Giuliana Rancic After Apology to Zendaya

    On Tuesday, Kelly Osbourne was threatening to quit “Fashion Police” over co-star Giuliana Rancic‘s comment about actress Zendaya’s Oscars red carpet dreadlocks. By Thursday, Ozzy Osbourne’s daughter was singing a different tune: one of the “this too shall pass” variety — a hashtag she implemented…

    The Wrap
  • Castle Casts 24 Vet Reiko Aylesworth, Housewives' Ricardo Chavira

    Out goes Renee Walker, in comes Michelle Dessler. TVLine has confirmed that on the heels of Annie Wersching’s Castle encore, fellow 24 alum Reiko Aylesworth will guest-star on the ABC drama. What’s more, Desperate Housewives vet Ricardo Chavira has a key role in the same episode; the actor revealed…

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  • ‘Arrow’ Bosses Explain the Game-Changing Twist and the Scene That Broke the Internet!

      Did that just happen?! Arrow may be changed for good following tonight’s momentum-shifting episode. A quick refresher: Oliver Queen was lured to Nanda Parbat to rescue Malcolm Merlyn from the hands of Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins, only to discover that Ra’s didn’t want to kill him.…

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  • Robin Williams' Daughter Opens Up About Mourning Late Actor

    Zelda Williams, daughter of the late Robin Williams, is speaking out for the first time about her late father and continuing with his charitable legacy. The 25-year-old appeared on the "Today" show on Friday, where she spoke with NBC's Kate Snow about the death of her father six months ago. The…

    Access Hollywood
  • John Oliver delivers the clearest, most hilarious explanation of net neutrality you’ll see

    "Net neutrality," says John Oliver. Over the next 13 minutes, Oliver offers perhaps the clearest, and definitely the funniest, explanation of net neutrality — and why it's so endangered, in this clip from a June 2014 episode of Last Week Tonight. For more on net neutrality, read Vox's card stack.

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  • Glee Adds Broadway Star Andrew Rannells for Series Finale

    Andrew Rannells is set to guest-star on the series finale of Fox musical comedy. In addition to his plethora of Broadway credits (Hairspray, Jersey Boys, The Book of Mormon and Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Rannells also has plenty of experience working with Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy. He starred on…

    TV Guide
  • Bill O’Reilly Flattens Obama In Timeslot Ratings Competition

    Bill O'Reilly pummeled President Obama last night in the ratings. The Fox News Channel star clocked 705,000 news demo viewers last night on The O’Reilly Factor – his biggest haul in that 25-54 age bracket this calendar year to date. Obama, meanwhile, appeared in O’Reilly’s timeslot on MSNBC; he…

    Deadline
  • Crews keep cameras rolling in New Mexico post 'Breaking Bad'

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When the last "Breaking Bad" episode aired almost two years ago, New Mexico officials feared film and television production might end in the state after the series brought welcome attention and tourism to Albuquerque.

    Associated Press
  • CBS Summer Schedule: Dome Gets New Home and Marg Helgenberger, Big Brother's Return and More

    Under the Dome Season 3 will unspool on a new night, premiering Thursday, June 25 at 9/8c, CBS announced as part of its summer schedule. Also, CSI alum Marg Helgenberger will guest-staron the Stephen King novel-based drama this season for an extended arc, in an undisclosed role. Kicking off CBS’…

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