36 Reboots and Revival TV Shows in the Works for 2017 (PHOTOS)

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36 Reboots and Revival TV Shows in the Works for 2017 (PHOTOS)

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36 Reboots and Revival TV Shows in the Works for 2017 (PHOTOS)

Lately it seems like every show on television with be a reboot, revival, sequel, spin-off, or adaptation in the near future.

Scroll through the gallery above for details on the biggest reboots currently in development on all your favorite networks — there's huge news about lots of your favorite iconic shows!

36 Reboots and Revival TV Shows in the Works for 2017 (PHOTOS)
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‘Vampire Chronicles’

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‘Vampire Chronicles’

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With The Vampire Diaries series finale inching closer, we couldn’t be more excited for this in-the-works adaptation inspired by Anne Rice’s movie-slash-book series.

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‘The Lost Boys’

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‘The Lost Boys’

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With The Vampire Chronicles still so up in the air, we’ll also accept the CW’s in-development Lost Boys TV reboot as our TVD replacement — maybe it will even snag the Salvatore brothers' timeslot this fall.

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‘Charmed’

‘Charmed’

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The unexpected details of this still-in-the-planning-stages CW reboot have us a little nervous. But, we’ll give the ladies of Charmed 2.0 some time to prove we’ll love them just as much as we love Prue, Piper, Phoebe, Paige, and even Billie.

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‘Gossip Girl’

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‘Gossip Girl’

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Yes, the drama-loving CW series only went off the air in 2012, but the Gossip Girl creators are already talking about a revival.

While creator Josh Schwartz admitted to E! News in July 2016, “We haven't really thought about it," there’s still a little hope.

"I would do it, why not?" he continued. "I got Jessica Szohr and Chace Crawford [in]. I don't know what the rest are up to, but I'd be down. Why not?"

XOXO, you know we love you, Josh.

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‘Fame’

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‘Fame’

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Lifetime has picked up a reboot of leg warmer-loving Fame.

So You Think You Can Dance’s Nigel Lythgoe will executive produce, while Gossip Girl’s Josh Safran will write the pilot and produce. We guess this means Josh will be too busy to join that GG revival?

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‘Dynasty’

‘Dynasty’

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If you’ve given up on Empire and its ghost threesomes, the CW is hoping to interest you in a totally different diverse primetime soap.

The modern update will star Vampire Diaries alum Nathalie Kelley and Melrose Place's Grant Show.

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‘Twin Peaks’

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‘Twin Peaks’

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This 1990s cult favorite will return on Sunday, May 21, on Showtime. It already looks damn fine.

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‘Beaches’

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‘Beaches’

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Lifetime premiered its reboot of Bette Midler's 1988 favorite on Saturday, January 21, with Idina Menzel and Nia Long in the lead roles.

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’

‘Star Trek: Discovery’

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CBS will make history this May with its reboot of the long-running Star Trek franchise.

The CBS All-Access rama will have the series’ first black female lead in The Walking Dead’s Sonequa Martin-Green.

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‘That’s So Raven’

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‘That’s So Raven’

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Original stars Raven-Symoné and her TV BFF Anneliese Louise van der Pol will appear in the upcoming Disney Channel revival.

Orlando Brown is not so lucky.

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‘Foxy Brown’

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‘Foxy Brown’

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The wonderful Meagan Good will star in this upcoming Hulu reboot of the 1970s blaxploitation film of the same name.

Original star Pam Grier has yet to officially comment on the series, but she did retweet a bunch of stories on the streaming show — so we’ll take that as a seal of approval.

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‘Love Connection’

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‘Love Connection’

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Andy Cohen is heading up an LGBT-friendly reboot of the classic game show for FOX. The Bravo king will host and executive produce the new Love Connection.

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‘The Norman Lear Collection’

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‘The Norman Lear Collection’

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The famed comedy creator is in talks with Sony Pictures Television to create updated six-episode anthologies of his beloved series like The Jefferson, All in the Family, and Good Times.

New actors would be brought in for the contemporary limited series.

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‘Living Single’

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‘Living Single’

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Star’s Queen Latifah has confirmed she’s working on getting her 1990s comedy back on the air.

“It’s not there yet, but hopefully we can get it happening,” she said on Watch What Happens Live on January 13.

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‘Heathers’

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‘Heathers’

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If this TV Land reboot is worthy of Shannen Doherty it’s worthy of us.

Thankfully, the network has officially picked up the Heathers reboot

for a 10-episode first season with original star Shannen in a "pivotal" mystery role. It's expected to premiere this fall.

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‘Arrested Development’

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‘Arrested Development’

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Rejoice, as Netflix is “really close” to pulling off a fifth season of the quirky comedy, executive producer Brian Grazer tells The Wrap.

But, Arrested Development Season 5 may not be what fans are expecting, since a portion of the new episodes could be prequels involving new and younger actors, TVLine reports.

The plan “isn’t entirely set in stone,” although it would help with figuring out the wildly busy cast's schedule.

If the new installments are better than Season 4, we’ll do the chicken dance — prequels or not.

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‘Will & Grace’

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‘Will & Grace’

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That pre-election video was just the beginning.

NBC has officially ordered a 10-episode revival of the hilarious sitcom, which will air during the upcoming 2017-2018 season.

The entire original Will & Grace crew will return, including stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, and Sean Hayes, TVLine reports.

Creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will also serve as showrunners and executive producers.

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'Black-ish'

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This season of ABC’s Black-ish has been sidestepping a seriously huge question: What will happen after high school senior Zoe Johnson heads to college?

Now we know we may get a Different World situation.

A spin-off for Yara Shahidi’s character is in the works, with a back-door pilot possibly airing this spring.

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris would head up the in-development sitcom, which would follow Zoe to whatever college she chooses by the end of Season 3.

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'Queer Eye For the Straight Guy'

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'Queer Eye For the Straight Guy'

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Netflix should probably change its name to Nostalgiaflix at this point.

The streaming giant is reviving Bravo's Queer Eye with an extremely unexpected mission: turning red states “pink.”

The new Fab 5 will apparently use makeovers to change the hearts and minds of straight men all across Republican America.

Original producer and creator David Collins is currently casting the series, which will start filming in the spring.

The original cast of Carson Kressley, Thom Filicia, Ted Allen, Kyan Douglas, and Jai Rodriguez may have some involvement.

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'The Big Bang Theory'

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'The Big Bang Theory'

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CBS already knows which young actor will play a young Sheldon Cooper in the network’s Big Bang Theory spin-off about the breakout character's teen years.

Adult Sheldon’s portrayer Jim Parsons confirmed as much, telling Entertainment Tonight of the mysterious actor, “He's wonderful. So many kids sent in [tapes] and it was really overwhelming. 

“But this one little guy was really special."

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‘Suits’

‘Suits’

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It’s time for the wonderful Gina Torres to get all the respect she deserves.

USA is “quietly” working on a Suits spinoff centered around the longtime actress’s recently written off character, the beloved Jessica Pearson, TVLine.com reports.

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‘The West Wing’

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‘The West Wing’

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Original star Allison Janney thinks it’s a “great time” for her hopeful Aaron Sorkin political drama to return.

“They could do it with a whole new cast, and Aaron should,” the longtime actress tells Variety.

“I know everyone fell in love with our characters, and I love that, but it seems like West Wing should be filled with young, idealistic, visionary people. Maybe, I don’t know, they could give us some other jobs in the White House.”

Get to work, Aaron.

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‘Celebrity Apprentice’

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‘Celebrity Apprentice’

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Politics is really getting to everything, including President Donald Trump’s former reality show.

The producers of Celebrity Apprentice are considering an all political reboot of the series with a possible “Democrats vs. Republicans” theme, insiders tells RadarOnline.com.

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'American Idol'

'American Idol'

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Ryan Seacrest just might get his original job back!

American Idol is poised for a revival less than a year after it wrapped its 15-year run on FOX.

But, don’t expect to see AI back on its old network. Instead, the iconic reality competition’s production company pitched NBC and the Peacock is “seriously considering the idea,” TVLine reports.

If NBC does decide to host an Idol reboot it’s possible The Voice will only run for one cycle per-year — as opposed to two — to make room.

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‘The X-Files’

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‘The X-Files’

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The X-Files is returning to FOX in the fall for 10 episodes! 

"Chris' creativity, along with the brilliant work of David and Gillian, continue to propel this pop culture phenomenon, and we can't wait to see what fresh mysteries Mulder and Scully uncover in this next chapter of The X-Files," FOX president David Madden said in a statement. 

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‘The Mickey Mouse Club’

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‘The Mickey Mouse Club’

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CNBC reports Disney is developing a Facebook-exclusive reboot of this classic variety show, which ran in various incarnations between 1955 and 1996. The new show will be called Club Mickey Mouse.

No word on if famous former Mouseketeers like Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, and Britney Spears will make appearances!

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'Dynasty'

'Dynasty'

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The CW is bringing Dynasty 2.0 to life!

According to TVLine, the show will be a modernized version of the classic soap "that follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children."

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'Roseanne'

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'Roseanne'

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The iconic '90s sitcom is headed back to its network, ABC, for an eight-episode present day reboot that will probably air beginning midseason, according to TV Line.

Stars including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert and Laurie Melcalfe are on all board for the revival, and we're pretty psyched!


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'Sister, Sister'

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Tia Mowry recently confirmed via Nylon that she and sister Tamera’s 1990s classic Sister, Sister is set for a reboot, but taking far longer than she expected.

“I thought people would kind of be jumping on it, but it’s a lot harder than my sister and I thought it would be. Everything in my career has always been a challenge.”


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'Rocko's Modern Life'

'Rocko's Modern Life'

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Classic Nicktoon Rocko’s Modern Life will get its own one-off reboot called Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling, according to EW

The one-hour special will premiere on Nickelodeon in 2018.


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'Step Up'

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Ne-yo and Naya Rivera have officially signed on to star in the revival of 2006 teen favorite Step Up, originaly starring Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum before they said “I do.”

The 10-part series entitled, Step Up: High Water will air on YouTube’s subscription streaming service, Red, this fall.


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'The L Word'

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'The L Word'

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Showtime is currently developing an L Word sequel following its six season run from 2004 to 2009. 

Co-creator Ilene Chaiken will be an executive producer, as will stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey.

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'Bridezillas'

'Bridezillas'

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One of the OG bridal reality shows is coming back to TV! 

WE tv is rebooting Bridezillas, which went off the air in 2013 after ten successful seasons.

The iconic series is currently casting for its new episodes, which will debut in 2018.

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'TRL'

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'TRL'

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It’s true, folks — MTV is bringing back TRL, the music video countdown show that ran from 1998 to 2007, according to the New York Times.

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'Sweet Valley High'

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Sweet Valley High is coming to a big screen near you!

Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, who wrote Legally Blonde, and Harper Dill, who writes on The Mick, have signed on to do the screenplay for this reboot. 

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'King of the Hill'

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Fox Television Group co-chairman and CEO Dana Walden recently held meetings with KOTH creators Mike Judge & Greg Daniels about reviving the Texas-based cartoon for the Trump era. 

"We had a very preliminary conversation. Given what’s going on in the country, I think they had a point of view about how those characters would respond.”

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Lately it seems like every show on television with be a reboot, revival, sequel, spin-off, or adaptation in the near future.

Scroll through the gallery above for details on the biggest reboots currently in development on all your favorite networks — there's huge news about lots of your favorite iconic shows!