On Nov. 5 at Port Everglades Spelling will lead the ceremony featuring the original cast ensemble from 'The Love Boat' television show as the ship’s godparents.
Spelling will additionally conduct gold carpet interviews with a host of celebrities who all made guest appearances on the show, including Loni Anderson, Joyce DeWitt, Jamie Farr, Pam Grier, Florence Henderson, Jack Jones, Christopher Knight, Diane Ladd, Lorenzo Lamas, Carol Lawrence, Rich Little, Kristy McNichol, Lee Meriwether, Don Most, Tracy Nelson, Mackenzie Phillips, Doris Roberts, Marion Ross, Frank Sinatra Jr., Charlene Tilton, Joan Van Ark, Dick Van Patten and Adrian Zmed.
The guest star with the most number of appearances on the show, Charo, will give a classical guitar performance that evening.
'The Love Boat is one of my favorite shows,' Spelling said. 'And the fact that I get the chance to be part of the cast and guest star reunion is thrilling.' Spelling made two appearances on the show when she was 10 years old.
Performing the naming honors will be Gavin MacLeod (Captain Stubing), Fred Grandy (Gopher, the chief purser), Ted Lange (Isaac, the bartender), Bernie Kopell (Doc, the ship’s doctor), Lauren Tewes (Julie, cruise director) and Jill Whelan (Vicki, the captain’s daughter).
Photos of the godparents and other celebrities are here.
The ship’s naming ceremony begins celebrations that will mark Princess Cruises' golden anniversary. Passengers sailing on any of the line’s 18 ships during 2015 will get to experience a range of special activities.