A brand new Live in Front of a Studio Audience is on the best way! This time, viewers will see the sitcoms Diff’hire Strokes and The Facts of Life dropped at life once more on ABC. John Lithgow, Kevin Hart, Damon Wayans, and Ann Dowd are set for the Diff’hire Strokes forged. The forged for The Facts of Life portion of the occasion will likely be introduced later.
ABC revealed extra in regards to the particular occasion in a press release.
“Emmy® Award-winning Live in Front of a Studio Audience makes its extremely anticipated return with a 3rd iteration, that includes stay reenactments of the hit collection The Facts of Life, created by Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, and Diff’hire Strokes, created by Bernie Kukoff and Jeff Harris. Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life and Diff’hire Strokes premieres TUESDAY, DEC. 7 (8:00-9:30 p.m. EST), on ABC.
The one-night-only stay occasion will reunite govt producers Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller, Kerry Washington, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux and Jim Burrows and can characteristic an all-star forged with John Lithgow who will play Mr.Drummond, Kevin Hart assuming the position of Arnold and Damon Wayans and Ann Dowd who will play Willis and Mrs. Garrett in“Diff’rent Strokes.” The forged of “The Facts of Life” will likely be named at a later date.
As not too long ago introduced, instantly following Live in Front of a Studio Audience: The Facts of Life and Diff’hire Strokes,” office comedy Abbott Elementary, starring and govt produced by Quinta Brunson, will debut with a particular early premiere on TUESDAY, DEC. 7 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EST). The all-new collection is then set to air new episodes in its common time interval beginning TUESDAY, JAN. 4.
“Other than with my family, there’s no place I’d rather be in my 100th year than on a soundstage at Sony with these glorious actors reliving what our company had produced all those years ago and sharing it with the millions of viewers who could use a little laughter,” mentioned Norman Lear.
“Thanks, again, to ABC and Sony Pictures Television for supporting our creative conceit and our incredible cast as we try to make what might seem like the impossible possible — once again. I couldn’t be more excited to end this year producing a project that supports, promotes and encourages appointment TV with those you care for,” mentioned govt producer Brent Miller.
Executive producer Kerry Washington mentioned, “It has been an honor and highlight of my career to collaborate with the legendary Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, ABC and Sony. Part of the magic of Norman’s iconic TV series is that they resonate with audiences today just as much as they did decades ago. Reliving and reimagining them feels like pure joy. I keep wondering when this will start to feel like work!”
“Live in Front of a Studio Audience has become one of our most anticipated highlights of the year — it brings some of the biggest and funniest stars on the planet together on the same stage, where truly anything can happen, to introduce a whole new generation to Diff’rent Strokes and Facts of Life,” mentioned Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment. “Jimmy and Norman have outdone themselves with a spectacular, irreverent and hilarious cast to once again create a can’t-miss television event.”
“As Norman Lear approaches his 100th birthday, what better way to celebrate him than bringing back these classic shows, Facts of Life and Diff’rent Strokes. It has been such an honor to work with Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller and our partners at ABC on the live specials. We look forward to seeing another stellar cast bring families together and enjoy this exciting format,” mentioned Sony Pictures Television Studios President Jeff Frost and Co-President Jason Clodfelter.”
Check out a poster for the occasion under.
What do you think? Are you enthusiastic about this new Live in Front of a Studio Audience airing subsequent month? Were you a fan of Diff’hire Strokes and Facts of Life?