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Rocker Steven Tyler served up turkey and a helping of advice on Thanksgiving at a substance abuse treatment center for women in Boston. Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith, shared his own struggles with drugs and alcohol with the two dozen residents of Women's Hope. ''If I can just tell them how good it is for me now, and that it is possible . . . then I've done my job,'' said Tyler, who lives in the Boston area.

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Who cares if it once was the world's most popular TV series, running for 12 years and watched by a billion viewers in 140 countries? So what if it made international stars of David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson? ''Baywatch'' has been named the worst U.S. television import into Britain. Others in the shame-on-America lineup announced this week in London by Broadcast magazine include ''The Anna Nicole Show,'' ''The Jerry Springer Show'' and ''The Dukes of Hazzard.'' The magazine polled about 20 TV-program buyers, who also named their choices for most influential American shows, topped by ''The Simpsons'' and including ''24,'' ''Star Trek'' and ''I Love Lucy.''


Died: Kay Everett, an outspoken Detroit City Council member who was facing federal extortion charges, on Thursday of complications of diabetes. She was 63.

Today's Birthdays:

TV host Bill Nye (The Science Guy) is 49.

Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

is 47.

Actress Robin Givens is 40.

Actor Michael Vartan (''Alias'') is 36.

Actor Jaleel White is 28.