Norman Lear


Good Times: Seth MacFarlane Steph Curry Lear Animating 70s Sitcom

Good Times: Seth MacFarlane, Steph Curry, Lear Animating 70's Sitcom

Seth MacFarlane (The Orville, Family Guy), Stephen Curry (NBA star, Holey Moley! EP), and original series executive producer Norman Lear are teaming up for an animated version of groundbreaking 70's sitcom Good Times for Netflix In an updated take on the series, Good Times follows the Evans family as they navigate today’s world and contemporary social[...]


Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Jimmy Kimmel Norman Lear Discuss All in the Family The Jeffersons Influence [VIDEO]

'Live in Front of a Studio Audience': Jimmy Kimmel, Norman Lear Discuss All in the Family, The Jeffersons Influence [VIDEO]

To prove his point and remind viewers that classic television is timeless, Kimmel is teaming with television icon Norman Lear and executive producers Brent Miller, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Justin Theroux for Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons.’Airing live on Wednesday, May 22, on ABC, the 90-minute prime-time event[...]


TV Icon Norman Lear Sony Pictures TV Strike Deal to Re-Imagine All in the Family The Jeffersons Good Times and More

TV Icon Norman Lear, Sony Pictures TV Strike Deal to Re-Imagine All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, and More

[caption id="attachment_894310" align="aligncenter" width="512"] Credit: US State Department[/caption]Think the upcoming season's wave of series re-imaginings is the biggest you've seen? Someone hold Norman Lear's beer, as the television legend is celebrating his 96th birthday with a two-year first look deal with Sony Pictures TV As part of the deal, Sony Pictures TV would have the option[...]

Back to the Futures Christopher Lloyd Joins NBC Sitcom Guess Who Died

Back to the Future's Christopher Lloyd Joins NBC Sitcom 'Guess Who Died'

[caption id="attachment_788084" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Looks like actor Christopher Lloyd is trading flux capacitors and taxi cabs for warm milk, leg blankets and Murder, She Wrote reruns — the Back to the Future actor is set to join previously announced leads Hector Elizondo (Last Man Standing) and Holland Taylor (Two and a Half[...]

Netflix Recreates Classic One Day at a Time Opening for Season 2

Netflix Recreates Classic 'One Day at a Time' Opening for Season 2

To go along with announcement of the season two premiere date for One Day at a Time, they had the current cast recreate the opening for the classic Norman Lear created series that ran from 1975 to 1984 Though the Netflix series is going into season 2 they chose to recreate the original series season[...]

Norman Lear To Return To TV With Guess Who Died

Norman Lear To Return To TV With 'Guess Who Died'

Norman Lear is on his way back to television after his longtime passion project, Guess Who Died, that he has developed with Rescue Me creator Peter Tolan, got a pilot order from NBC The single camera comedy set in a retirement village is something the 95-year old came up with seven years ago and has[...]

President Donald Trump To Skip The Kennedy Center Honors

President Donald Trump To Skip The Kennedy Center Honors

The 2017 honorees include dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallad, singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, hip hop artist and actor LL Cool J, television writer and producer Norman Lear and musician and record producer Lionel Richie.Kennedy Center Chairman David M Rubenstein and President Deborah F Rutter also released a statement: The Kennedy Center respects the decision made[...]

All In The Family And Other Classic Sitcoms Eyed For Reboot

All In The Family And Other Classic Sitcoms Eyed For Reboot

 CBS already has a new Odd Couple and is eyeing the Honeymooners.Variety has an interview with Norman Lear where he says there has been talk of rebooting All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude and Good Times with today's stars The idea would be to redo select classic episodes in six-episode batches.Well, I have something[...]