A new version of the 1970s buddy cop series Starsky & Hutch is in the works at Fox, with a female twist. Fox is developing the project as a one-hour drama under its script-to-series model, Deadline has confirmed. The modern reimagining will revolve around two female detectives, Sasha Starsky and Nicole Hutchinson.
The Trouble With Reboot TV
The reboot that changes nothing will be uncanny and lifeless; the one that thinks itself more clever than its predecessor will turn out cynical and sour.
The comedic game show originally signed off in August 2017 after airing 600 episodes on Comedy Central.
NBC’s ‘Night Court’ Reboot Rules: Top Linear Comedy Debut Of 2022-23 … And Best First Day Yet On Peacock
NBC, which already successfully rebooted Quantum Leap last fall, continues to drink from the 1980s well.
The former child star was directing the reboot of the series that made him famous when he was let go after “allegations of misconduct.” Now, several of the women who reported Savage to Disney HR describe the behavior they say led to his ouster.
A 1980s pop culture mainstay is plotting a comeback. AMC Networks is developing a Max Headroom drama series reboot, with Matt Frewer set to reprise his role as the world’s first artificial intelligence TV personality. Halt and Catch Fire co-creator Christopher Cantwell is writing the adaptation and is attached as showrunner for the project, which is produced by Elijah Wood and Daniel Noah’s SpectreVision and All3Media.
Rumors of a King of the Hill reboot have ebbed and flowed for the last several months. And once again, one of the creators is teasing us with tantalizing hints about the possible return of the beloved sitcom. At San Diego Comic Con last Friday, King of the Hill creator Mike Judge answered a fan question in his Beavis & Butt-Head panel about the potential revival, saying the show “has a very good chance of coming back.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Savage has been dropped as an executive producer and director of the rebooted “The Wonder Years” amid allegations of inappropriate conduct, the television show’s production company has confirmed. “Recently, we were made aware of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage, and as is policy, an investigation was launched. Upon […]
It’s official: Quantum Leap is returning to NBC. Nearly 30 years since the Scott Bakula-led original series signed off after a five-season run on NBC, the broadcast network has handed out a formal series order to the sequel series starring Raymond Lee.
A classic blue-collar comedy title from the CBS library is plotting a return. The network is developing The Honeymooners, a reimagining of the 1950s sitcom created by and starring Jackie Gleason. The multi-camera project hails from Damon Wayans Jr. and Kameron Tarlow.. Written by Lindsey Shockley (Mixed-ish) and to be directed by Kelly Park (Country Comfort), The Honeymooners is described as a bold, female-driven reboot of the iconic working-class comedy centered around new wife, Ruth, and her husband, Alex, who are determined to have a marriage where they are true equals in every way.
Original series creator J. Michael Straczynski is on board to write the project. He will also executive producer under his Studio JMS banner. Warner Bros. Television, which produced the original series, will produce the reboot.
Norman Lear’s ‘Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman’ Remake, From ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Star Emily Hampshire, Lands At TBS
The iconic Nickelodeon game show Legends of the Hidden Temple, now featuring adults as contestants, is being revived at The CW.
Hosted by elite NFL QB Peyton Manning (with his brother Cooper Manning serving as sidekick), Capital One College Bowl will premiere Tuesday, June 22, at 10 p.m. ET.
Queen Latifah is an enigmatic hero in the 30-second teaser for CBS’s The Equalizer, which is a reimagining of the 1980s series of the same name starring Edward Woodward. Latifah stars in the series as Robyn McCall, a single mother with a mysterious background who uses her skills to protect and defend those who cannot do so for themselves. Set to premiere Feb. 7 after the Super Bowl, the series marks the second reboot of The Equalizer franchise, following the 2014 film starring Denzel Washington and its 2018 sequel.
The network has handed a straight-to-series order to a contemporary reboot of the late-’70s/early ’80s ABC drama, to hail from executive producers Liz Craft and Sarah Fain (The 100) and air in summer 2021.
Will Smith announced Tuesday on his YouTube Channel that the new series has been signed by Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service. “We have just officially closed the deal with Peacock with an unprecedented two-season order from a pitch,” Smith said in the video, which shows him on a virtual call with others including writer/director Morgan Cooper, whose viral video inspired the new series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom “Who’s the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano are set to reprise their father-daughter roles for a sequel that’s in the works at Sony Pictures Television, the studio said Tuesday. The original series created by Martin Cohan […]