exclusive: The Who is responsible? The sequel series has found a home. The project, which brought together original co-stars Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano and executive-produced Norman Lear, has reached Amazon Free for development.
Follow-up written / executive produced One day in TimCo-Author/Executive Producer/Co-modelling Mike Royce and Co-Executive Producer Brigitte Muñoz Lebowitz. Sony Pictures Television, which owns the rights to the original series and has been working on the sequel for the past two years, is the studio.
Danza and Milano are set to reprise their roles as Tony and Samantha Micheli. 30 years after the events of the original series, the sequel will focus on former Major League baseball player/retired housekeeper Tony Michele (Danza) and his relationship with his daughter Samantha (Milan). She is now a single mother living in the family home. In keeping with Lear’s classics, the new comedy will explore the differences between generations, as well as opposing viewpoints and parenting styles within the dynamic of the modern family in 2022.
the original Who is responsible? It ran for eight seasons and 196 episodes on ABC from 1984 to 92 and drew more than 30 million viewers at its height. It was nominated for 10 Emmy Awards and became a staple in the promotion.
While Lear did not have a creative nurture Who is responsible?, It is part of the extensive library under the Embassy Communications banner, now owned by Sony Pictures TV.
Lear and his producing partner Brent Miller of Act III Productions as well as Dan Farah of Farah Films are producing the sequel along with Danza, Milano, Royce and Muñoz-Liebowitz.
This marks the reunion of Royce, Muñoz Leibovitz, Lear and Miller after they worked together on reimagining Lear’s classics. One day at a time for Sony TV.
For Muñoz-Liebowitz, Who is responsible? It is part of her overall deal with Sony Pictures TV, where she also serves as Executive Producer/Showing Director Chubby records HBO Max’s new comedy series.