‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel With Original Cast Is On It’s Way
ABC is about to take us all back to the world of Thirtysomething. The network announced on Wednesday it has ordered up a pilot for "Thirtysomething(else)," a continuation of the series that ended almost 30 years ago.
The reboot will feature a group of new actors playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast members of the Emmy award winning show. Ken Olin, Mel Harris, Timothy Busfield and Patricia Wettig have all signed on to reprise their roles. Hearing that list has fans everywhere thrilled.
The original series centered on a group of friends from the baby boomer generation. The show ran from 1987-1991 and won 13 Emmy Awards and two Golden Globes. It's title actual became a catchphrase to describe those in their 30's.
Original co-creators Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick will be back leading the way on the new project. The show will be in the run for the fall 2020 TV season.