Jennifer Aniston is returning to web tv — for 1 nighttime only.
The beloved histrion volition recreate episodes of the classical sitcom “The Facts of Life” for a 90-minute peculiar acceptable to aerial connected ABC Dec. 7. It volition beryllium disposable connected Hulu the pursuing day.
Aniston volition play backstage schoolhouse miss Blair Warner successful the one-off revival, titled “Live In Front of a Studio Audience,” which volition beryllium produced by Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear.
The information that Aniston, 52, has been formed arsenic a teen successful the TV peculiar whitethorn rise immoderate eyebrows, but it’s each a portion of the fun.
Gabrielle Union, 49, Kathryn Hahn, 48, and Allison Tolman, 40, were besides each confirmed by ABC arsenic per Variety to prima other Aniston successful the “The Facts of Life” reboot, which was acceptable astatine boarding schoolhouse for girls.
“I cannot ideate a amended radical than Jennifer Aniston, Allison Tolman, Gabrielle Union, and Kathryn Hahn, and I can’t hold to bash their hair,” Kimmel was quoted arsenic saying.
Actress Ann Dowd, 65, volition prima arsenic housemother Mrs. Garrett.
“The Facts of Life” primitively ran connected web tv from 1979 – 1988, and was a spin-off of the classical sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes.”
“Live In Front of a Studio Audience” volition diagnostic recreations of classical episodes of “The Facts of Life,” arsenic good arsenic a revival of iconic scenes and sketches from “Diff’rent Strokes.”
Casting quality for the “Diff’rent Strokes” portion of the peculiar was announced earlier this month. Kevin Hart volition play Arnold Jackson, Damon Wayans volition play Willis Jackson, and John Lithgow volition prima arsenic Mr. Drummond.
The forthcoming “Live successful Front of A Studio Audience” isn’t the archetypal clip ABC has revived classical sitcoms for 1 nighttime only.