Congratulations, Alan Thicke — it's a boy! A David Spade, to be exact.
"Growing Pains" icon and topnotch TV theme-song composer Thicke has joined the cast of the upcoming ABC pilot "Bad Management," as the father of David Spade's character.
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The pilot, written by Sharon Horgan and Holly Walsh, centers on a slightly slightly self-centered female boss at a high-end luxury-goods department store who finds her ways challenged when the boss's son (Tobias Jr.) comes to town and makes youth and sex the new company focus.
Thicke — regarded by some as Canada's greatest natural resource — will play Eastmore, department store owner and man from whose loins Tobias Jr. sprung.
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Horgan also stars in the ABC Studios/Kapital Entertainment project, and is also executive producing, with "The Neighbors" and "GCB" producer Aaron Kaplan.