Thursday, November 7, 2019

"All In The Family" & "Good Times" Set As ABC’s Next ‘Live’ Special (With Kerry Washington Executive Producing)

ABC’s Emmy-winning Live In Front Of A Studio Audience is returning December 18 with a re-creation of classic episodes from Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin’s All In the Family and groundbreaking sitcom Good Times, created by Mike Evans, Eric Monte and developed by Lear. Additionally, Kerry Washington, who portrayed Helen Willis of The Jeffersons in the original special in the spring, will join as an executive producer.

The holiday-inspired live event produced by Sony Pictures Television, will reunite executive producers Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller, Will Ferrell and Justin Theroux, along with Washington.

ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’’was nominated for three Emmy Awards, and took home the prize for Outstanding Variety Special (Live). The May 22 premiere averaged 14.29 million Total Viewers and a 2.86 rating in Adults 18-49 across all platforms after 35 days of TV playback and reached 23.5 million Total Viewers for its original Wednesday broadcast and two encore airings on Saturday, May 25, and Saturday, Aug. 17