CBS Reboots Classic 1950s Sitcom

CBS is We are preparing to revive a classic sitcomFor the modern age, the network is shifting the focus to more of a feminine perspective. The network will be reviving the iconic Jackie Gleason sitcom HoneymoonersReimagining 1950s sitcoms with “a feminist twist.”

Gleason starred in the original series. Audrey Meadows, Art Carney and Art Carney also starred in it. The adaptation of a Gleason comedy sketch with the same name was made by Gleason. The sitcom The show aired only for one season on CBS1955. The sound was mainly emanating out of the Brooklyn apartment the Kramdens owned, with Ed Norton (played in Carney) constantly popping in.

Lindsey Shockley will be writing the new series. Mixed-ishKelly Park will direct the film. Deadline reports that the reboot will be directed by Kelly Park. “female-driven”Update the sitcom about working-class people by focusing on Ruth and Alex, and their desire for to be “true equals”They are married.

Two Shakes Entertainment, a company founded by Damon Wayans Jr. & Kameron Tallow, has teamed up with CBS Studios in order to bring the series to life. It is hoped that the new series will capture the magic of the original series with modern eyes following along. Gleason’s Ralph Kramden was played by Audrey Meadows, while Alice Kramden was played by Ralph Gleason. These portrayals of working-class dynamics were new to television and would have a profound impact on countless other series over the years.

This series has been adapt twice, once officially and once on the big-screen. The FlintstonesIt has been long considered an animated version of Gleason’s series. Fred and Wilma are the Kramdens, while neighbors Betty Rubble and Barney Rubble play the Nortons. Gleason debated suing Hanna-Barbera over The FlintstonesBut he relented, as he didn’t want to be called “The Title of…” “guy who yanked Fred Flintstone off the air.”

HoneymoonersLater, the film would be made available on the big screen in a faithful adaptation that starred Cedric the Entertainer from The Neighborhood as Gleason and Norton as Mike Epps. The other roles were filled by Regina Hall and Gabrielle Union, but it was not enough star power for critics to be a success.

Although the official premiere date for the CBS reboot is not yet known, it can be expected to air in 2022. It is unclear if it will be joining the network’s already successful series of revivals and reboots, or if it will go along with many other TV attempts. To find out, we’ll need to tune in.


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