Just once you thought we had been secure from revivals of outdated TV exhibits. Deadline has reported that the long-gestating Who’s the Boss sequel series has discovered a home at Amazon Freevee.
The sequel to the basic sitcom will discover Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano reprising their roles as Tony and Samantha Micelli. The Who’s the Boss sequel will “focus on former Major League Baseball player/retired housekeeper Tony Micelli (Danza) and his relationship with his daughter Samantha (Milano). She is now a single mother, living in the family house.” The series will discover “generational differences, as well as opposing world views and parenting styles within the dynamic of a modern family in 2022.” The undertaking was first introduced shut to 2 years in the past. Norman Lear will govt produce the new series alongside Mike Royce (who can even write) and Brigitte Muoz-Liebowitz. Royce is greatest often called the co-creator of the One Day at a Time reboot. Muoz-Liebowitz additionally labored on One Day at a Time as a co-executive producer and presently serves as the showrunner/govt producer for Gordita Chronicles at HBO Max.
If you’re questioning what Amazon Freevee is, you’re not alone. The free, ad-supported streaming service launched simply three years in the past as IMDb Freedive. It was rebranded six months later as IMDb TV, earlier than being rebranded but once more as Amazon Freevee simply a couple of months in the past.
The authentic Who’s the Boss series ran for eight seasons and 196 episodes from 1984-92. It was one in every of the extra well-liked sitcoms of the time, drawing greater than 30 million viewers, and was nominated for greater than 40 awards, together with 10 Emmy Awards and 5 Golden Globe Awards. As somebody who has by no means seen Who’s the Boss, not even a single episode, I can’t actually touch upon the demand for a sequel series. So I’ll depart that as much as you. Are you itching to meet up with Tony and Samantha?