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Bond of brothers: Wahlbergs on small screen

Wednesday brings the premiere of “Wahlburgers,” the new A&E reality show set in the Hingham burger joint run by the Wahlberg family, including actor Mark, actor/New Kid on the Block Donnie, and chef Paul.

While Paul is new to the TV world, Donnie and Mark are veterans at playing to the camera and maneuvering behind the scenes.

Here’s a look at some memorable moments in the siblings’ careers on the tube.

Found Footage Festival Mark Wahlberg in a 1993 exercise video called "The Marky Mark Workout." -- Library Tag 03312007 Sidekick -- 19wahlside

Found Footage Festival Mark Wahlberg in a 1993 exercise video called "The Marky Mark Workout." -- Library Tag 03312007 Sidekick -- 19wahlside

“The Marky Mark Workout” video

Technically, this was not on television; but if you want to pony up $33 on eBay for a sealed VHS copy — and provided you still have a VCR — it could be on your television. Feel the burn.

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Rap star Marky Mark, right, reacts to a joke during his appearance on the “Joan Rivers Show” in New York Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1992. Mark unveiled one of the Calvin Klein underwear ads, background, that feature him wearing little but the product. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) -- 19wahlside
Rap star Marky Mark, right, reacts to a joke during his appearance on the “Joan Rivers Show” in New York Wednesday, Dec. 2, 1992. Mark unveiled one of the Calvin Klein underwear ads, background, that feature him wearing little but the product. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) -- 19wahlside (Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press)

The “Calvin Klein” underwear commercial

In which, it should be noted, that Mark claimed that “my brother Donnie always tries to steal my Calvins.”

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Josh Brolin" Episode 1536 -- airdate 10/18/2008 -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Samberg, Mark Walhberg during the 'Wahlberg's Confrontation' skit on October 18, 2008 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) -- 19wahlside

Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Josh Brolin" Episode 1536 -- airdate 10/18/2008 -- Pictured: (l-r) Andy Samberg, Mark Walhberg during the 'Wahlberg's Confrontation' skit on October 18, 2008 (Photo by Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) -- 19wahlside

“Saturday Night Live”

Following Andy Samberg’s bizarre sketch “Mark Wahlberg Talks to Animals,” the star showed up to chat with the comic, making sure to tell him, “Say hi to your mother for me.”

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19: (L-R) Actors Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Piven and Kevin Dillon attend the "Entourage" Season 8 premiere at the Beacon Theatre on July 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 19: (L-R) Actors Mark Wahlberg, Jeremy Piven and Kevin Dillon attend the "Entourage" Season 8 premiere at the Beacon Theatre on July 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)(Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

“Entourage,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “How to Make It In America,” “In Treatment”

When it comes to television, the younger Wahlberg sibling, Mark, has been more content to stay behind the scenes, producing four separate HBO series including the Emmy award-winning “Boardwalk Empire.”

"Pilot" -- Linda Reagan (Amy Carlson), and Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), husband and wife, star in BLUE BLOODS premiering, Friday, Sept. 24 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. BLUE BLOODS is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Photo: Heather Wines ©2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. 24BLUE -- 19wahlside

Heather Wines/CBS

"Pilot" -- Linda Reagan (Amy Carlson), and Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), husband and wife, star in BLUE BLOODS premiering, Friday, Sept. 24 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. BLUE BLOODS is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Photo: Heather Wines ©2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. 24BLUE -- 19wahlside

“Blue Bloods”

With “Wahlburgers,” Donnie will be appearing or involved in three current shows. The highest profile of these is the Top 20 Friday night CBS cop drama, in which Wahlberg plays Danny Reagan and costars with Tom Selleck. (And it’s certainly not the first time he’s played a cop, brandishing a badge in everything from “Rizzoli & Isles” to “The Kill Point” to the late, lamented “Boomtown.”)

Donnie Wahlberg executive producer of Boston's Finest. Photo: Danny Clinch, Boston, Massachusetts 22finest
Donnie Wahlberg executive producer of Boston's Finest. Photo: Danny Clinch, Boston, Massachusetts 22finest(Danny Clinch)

“Boston’s Finest”

Speaking of badges, one of Donnie’s proudest achievements is this reality show documenting the lives of members of the Boston police force, which just concluded its second season on TNT and is produced and narrated by Wahlberg.

“Band of Brothers”

Donnie portrayed Sergeant C. Carwood Lipton in this award-winning HBO miniseries about a platoon of soldiers in “Easy” company in World War II.

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BOSTON, MA - MAY 30: Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block addresses the audience at during the Boston Strong: An Evening Of Support And Celebration at TD Garden on May 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images) -- 19wahlside

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BOSTON, MA - MAY 30: Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block addresses the audience at during the Boston Strong: An Evening Of Support And Celebration at TD Garden on May 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images) -- 19wahlside

“The Boston Strong Concert”

Donnie joined his other band of brothers, New Kids on the Block, for many TV appearances over the years, from memorable stints on “The Arsenio Hall Show” to the “Today” show announcement of their reunion. But they would likely point to this benefit for the One Fund, behind which the group was a major mover, as one of the highlights of their career.


Sarah Rodman can be reached at srodman@globe.com.