Rock producer Don Kirshner, who kicked off the Monkees' music career, died Monday in Boca Raton, Fla., of heart failure. He was 76.
When the first "Shrek" trailer hit theaters in 2000, it contained a cover of the Monkees' popular hit "I'm a Believer" performed by the triple-platinum pop rock group Smash Mouth.
Designed to promote a Sony boy band, this is equal parts "The Monkees" and "The Three Stooges."
From the Army Archerd Archive: The Monkees were guaranteed a million-and-a-half for p.a.'s during the brief vidhiatus so Screen Gems decided to wait with a feature until their next vidvacation.
Fact-filled for the fans and packaged well for the casual observer, "Hey Hey We're the Monkees" breezes along with the briskness of one of the quartet's classic comedies while managing to turn over…