ABC Readies ‘Good Times’ Remake For Next Installment of ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’

Published: Friday 8th Nov 2019 by Rashad

Much like the successes of their live remakes of some of movie history’s most beloved musicals, ABC struck ratings gold with the recreation of throwback television shows via their ‘Live in Front of a Studio Audience’ specials.

As we reported here, the network drew in a whopping 10 million viewers earlier this year with an ode to the groundbreaking 70’s series ‘The Jeffersons’ (starring Jamie Foxx, Wanda Sykes, Kerry Washington, and more).  After collecting an Emmy for that effort, ABC’s looking to do the same for their next adaptation as they turn to yet another iconic sitcom from the decade:  ‘Good Times.’

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Report:

The second installment of the ABC special “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” has a premiere date as well as the lineup of shows it will feature.

The new special will air on Dec. 18 and will recreate episodes of the classic sitcoms “All in the Family” and “Good Times.” “All in the Family” was featured during the first special earlier this year, which also included an episode of “The Jeffersons.”

In addition, Kerry Washington, who portrayed Helen Willis of “The Jeffersons” in the original special in the spring, will join the creative team as an executive producer. The other executive producers are Jimmy Kimmel, Lear, Justin Theroux, Brent Miller, and Will Ferrell.

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  1. Clarkson November 8, 2019

    They should cast Camilla for this. She has 4 number 1 songs and she is a talented actress. I can see her getting lots of Emmys and Oscars in the future.

  2. Jeans November 8, 2019

    STFU!

  3. Remymafia November 10, 2019

    They should do Maude first since good times was based off that show.

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