Half the fun (heck, maybe even 85% of the fun) of any awards show is seeing the celebrities hit the red carpet, decked out in all their finery. The TV Land Awards are no exception — plus there’s the added bonus appeal of spotting stars from your favorite TV shows of the past, celebrating their legacies with one more night in the spotlight. We’ve combed through the past decade of TV Land Awards to bring you 10 photos of honorees and presenters, looking red-carpet hot.
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“I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden struck a pose — a genie pose, of course — at the 2003 TV Land Awards. Yes, master.
It’s That Girl! Marlo Thomas hit the 2004 red carpet with herself (or rather, a doll replica of famed sitcom character) as her plus-one.
Far from desperate, Eva Longoria sparkled at the 2005 TV Land Awards, where she picked up the Future Classic Award along with her fellow “Desperate Housewives” castmates.
She plays a doctor on TV, but Kate Walsh was a candy striper on the 2006 red carpet when she and the rest of the “Grey’s Anatomy” cast arrived to accept the Future Classic Award.
John Amos, LeVar Burton and Ben Vereen
Their “Roots” go back 30 years, and John Amos, LeVar Burton and Ben Vereen showed they’re still (friendly) fighters in 2007 when they accepted the 30th Anniversary Award for their landmark TV miniseries.
Cast of “Golden Girls”
Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan and Betty White will always be golden, and they accepted the 2008 Pop Culture Award for “Golden Girls” just one month before the death of fourth castmate Estelle Getty.
She played Dr. Elliot Reid on “Scrubs” for nine seasons, but Sarah Chalke was on hand at the 2008 TV Land Awards as part of her first TV family: the cast of “Roseanne,” which won the Innovator Award. Yes, in some circles, Chalke will always be known as “Becky 2.”
2009 Lucille Ball Legacy of Laughter honoree Julia Louis-Dreyfus — then starring in “The New Adventures of Old Christine” — showed up on the red carpet looking slim, stunning and yadda yadda yadda.
Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith
Good morning, angels! Cheryl Ladd and Jaclyn Smith reunited in 2010 to accept the Pop Culture Award for “Charlie’s Angels” and to pay tribute to fallen angel Farrah Fawcett, who passed away after a four-year battle with cancer in 2009.
“Family Ties” Cast
Once a Keaton, always a Keaton. The cast of “Family Ties” — Michael Gross (with wife Elza Bergeron, left), Meredith Baxter, Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan — felt the family spirit when they accepted the 2011 Fan Favorite Award alongside Tina Yothers and Justine Bateman. Sha-la-la-la …