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Old 12-17-16, 03:06 PM
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Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the works

http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/norm...ts-1201944546/

Sony Pictures Television is in very early stages of rebooting several classic sitcoms from TV legend Norman Lear as miniseries — including “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” and “Good Times” — Variety has learned exclusively.

The idea currently being discussed by Lear and Sony executives would be to have new actors recreate classic episodes of the shows, working from the original scripts, and package them as short, six-episode anthologies. The scripts would be treated similar to plays being mounted in new productions.

“There is some talk about doing some of the original shows, redoing them with today’s stars,” Lear told Variety. “There is a possibility that we’ll do ‘All in the Family,’ ‘Maude,’ ‘The Jeffersons,’ “Good Times.'”

Discussions about remaking more of Lear’s catalogue come as Sony gears up for the premiere of the new “One Day at a Time,” which re-imagines Lear’s ’80s sitcom about a single mother raising two children. The new series, which premieres on Netflix Jan. 6, focuses on a Latino family with a female Army veteran at its center.

Lear serves as executive producer on the new “One Day at a Time,” with original scripts coming from the show’s writing staff and showrunners Gloria Calderon-Kellett and Mike Royce, with contributions from Lear.

Sony has been in discussions with Lear about the miniseries-reboot concept since before development began on “One Day at a Time.” That series was developed specifically for Netflix, and was never shopped to other buyers. No network or streaming service is yet attached to the miniseries projects.


The miniseries project is a separate idea from the possible “All in the Family” reboot that Lear discussed two years ago at a Paley Center event, which would have seen the show revived with new characters, possibly Latino. That idea was set aside in favor of the new “One Day at a Time.”

“We’re exploring it,” Glenn Adilman, executive vice president of comedy development for Sony told Variety. “It’s sort of tricky to figure out what the business of that is and what that would be and how it would work. But its something we’re trying to figure out.”

Adilman added, “It’s tricky for a lot of reasons, and it’s something we’re exploring.”

Sony controls most of Lear’s TV library through its 1985 acquisition of the producer’s Embassy Communications.






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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

No.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

All they need to do is put the original One Day At A Time complete series on dvd and be done with it. Don't know why it isn't. It always(except the last few seasons) had good tv ratings.
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no please no,

Good times for example worked because it reflected the times
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

Absolutely not.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

Stop, Hollywood. Just stop it. I wish I had never heard the term "reboot" after seeing all these lazy remakes.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

Fuck no. Especially All in the Family as that's one of my favorite shows and an all time classic. I don't care as much about the others but The Jeffersons is alright.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

I expect in 30 years, there will be a reboot of Antenna TV, airing nothing but unwanted reboots, called Stream. Its logo will feature a logo involving a flow of water inside a mobile device.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

I would approve the TV reboot's for:
Time Tunnel(Timeless ???)
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Land of the Giants
Mission Impossible
Man From UNCLE
Girl From UNCLE
The FBI
The Invaders
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

All in the Family will never go over in today's PC World.
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It seems like these aren't really reboots. They would be using the original scripts as a template for recreating a few episodes. It would be like seeing an updated version of Death of of Salesmen. I doubt I would be interested.
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Wonder who will be playing dynomite JJ ?
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

Originally Posted by Sonny Corinthos View Post
All in the Family will never go over in today's PC World.
Correct, if 2016 has taught us anything it's that the US will outright reject reactionary, bigoted hotheads.
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All in the Family will never go over in today's PC World.
Bullshit. Have you seen Tim Allen's most recent abomination?

That show could almost pass as an AITF rehash, but it's lacking a Meathead character to point out what an ass Tim Allen is.
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If they're going to go the politcally correct route, I guess The Jeffersons will now be Korean since they own a drycleaning franchise.
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They can make Archie a Trump worshipper who sits in his chair watching Fox News. Gloria's boyfriend is an illegal Mexican immigrant who is also Muslim.
The next door neighbors are gay couple George and Lou Jefferson.
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Re: Potential reboots of All in the Family,The Jeffersons,Maude,Good Times in the wor

They already re-booted "All in the Family" once (which itself was a reboot of a British series, "Till Death Do Us Part").

"704 Hauser" had John Amos and his family moving into the old Bunker home.

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They can make Archie a Trump worshipper who sits in his chair watching Fox News.
Can you imagine the outcry?
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They will turn Archie and Edith into a lesbian couple, Gloria will be a boy and Mike will be a girl most likely of mixed ethnicity. I'm so tired of this bullshit.
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Suck it up, buttercup. Sorry if your feelings are hurt by pop culture.
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I don't know how they expect these reboots to work without strong casting choices like Carroll O'Connor or Shermen Hemsley. The writing was great, but those actors made the shows iconic. You can't just throw "today's stars" in there and expect them to work.

Just watch the test pilot of Three's Company on the Three's Company DVDs with an alternate Janet and Chrissy. It's a train wreck.

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Suck it up, buttercup. Sorry if your feelings are hurt by pop culture.
No my feeling aren't hurt. I am just sick of having minorities shoved down my throat when it isn't necessary.
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In that case, you can keep your mouth closed (to avoid the throat-shoving, not opinion having) and not watch. Stop expecting the world to conform to your needs.

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