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Alan Thicke to star in new reality show 'Unusually Thicke'

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Actor Alan Thicke stands by his star during Canada's Walk of Fame induction ceremonies in Toronto, September 21, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTX13TYB

Robin Thicke's dad Alan Thicke, best known for playing "Growing Pains" patriarch Jason Seaver, will star in a TVGN reality sitcom showcasing his real-life family, the network announced Wednesday.

"Unusually Thicke," which will premiere Wednesday, April 16, will follow Alan Thicke, his "spicy" younger wife Tanya and their 16-year-old son Carter. Though his son Robin Thicke will not be a cast member, the "Blurred Lines" singer will be featured on the series, which blends aspects of reality television and scripted sitcoms.

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Other celebrity cameos include David HasselhoffBob SagetMagic JohnsonWayne GretzkyJohn Stamos,Bill Maher and Tom Green.

"'Unusually Thicke' combines my two favorite things: family... and laughing at my family," Thicke said in a statement. "This series is my foray into the 'reality-ish' television world where viewers will meet the lovable, unpredictable, and often challenging people who live with the real Jason Seaver. We take our relatable real-life stories and blow them up to amuse and amaze, tossing in a handful of celebrity friends along the way. Please come aboard and enjoy the ride!"

Added TVGN Entertainment President Brad Schwartz: "This is Alan Thicke in the role of his life."