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.
Bucking this week’s cancellation trend, ABC on Friday renewed all five of its remaining scripted bubble shows. For those keeping track at home, that includes dramas Big Sky (for Season 3) and A Million Little Things (for Season 5), as well as comedies The Conners (for Season 5), Home Economics (for Season 3) and The Wonder Years (for Season 2).
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 […]
The two Wednesday comedies will extend their runs by nine episodes apiece.
ABC is bringing back The Wonder Years, putting in development a new take from Empire creator Lee Daniels, that will shift the focus to a Black middle class family in Alabama. The new version will be directed and executive produced by Fred Savage, who starred as Kevin Arnold in the original series.
Costumes, studio tapes, scripts and Polaroid photos from the show have been donated to the National Museum of American History by several people, including Fred Savage, who played Kevin Arnold, his mother and other cast members. The Wonder Years ran from 1988 to 1993 on ABC and was recently released on DVD. Curator Dwight Blocker Bowers said the show was “meticulously designed” to recall the American experience in a turbulent time of the 1960s through the simple moments of growing up in a suburban town.