Semi-Reunion for ‘Reba’ Set for Lifetime with New Reba McEntire Projekt

Reba McEntire’s next Lifetime movie can also be considered a mini-reunion of her classic WB sitcom. TV InsiderMelissa Peterman will be reunited with the country music legend. The HammerLifetime

The entire title can be found here Reba McEntire’s The HammerThe movie will star and be executive produced by the country icon. She will also be bringing back RebaMelissa Peterman stars as Melissa Peterman.

Film is based on Kim Wanker’s real life, a circuit judge who traveled around the country. “hands down justice unlike anyone else.”McEntire plays Wanker in this film, but the character will be portrayed by Kim Wheeler. Lifetime’s official logline. TV Insider also sharedWheeler, a call “an outspoken, firecracker lawyer who is appointed Judge of the 5th District of Nevada and is one of the few traveling judges left in America. After the reigning judge passes away under suspicious circumstances, Kim finds herself covering a circuit that stretches between Las Vegas and Reno – a rugged, often desolate area where anything and everything can happen.”

McEntire’s character, who lays down the law, is the inspiration for the title of the movie “with a no nonsense brand of justice.”Peterman will play Kris Wheeler (McEntire’s sister, and a local brothel operator) who is the prime suspect in McEntire’s death.

McEntire made the movie for Lifetime after appearing in 2021’s Christmas special. Reba McEntire’s Christmas in Tune. McEntire and Peterman will be reunited in the film for the second time since Reba’s passing. They shared the screen previously on ABC Family’s Baby Daddy.

Reba aired six seasons on The WB. She set viewership records for Friday’s lineup. The merger of The WB with UPN in 2006 almost saw the series cancelled. The merger between The WB Network and UPN in 2006 almost saw the show cancelled. But The CW network offered the show one more season to fulfill the $20 million syndication contract. The show quickly became the most-watched sitcom on the network, reaching its final episode Feb. 18, 2007. Repeats of the show remained at the top of the network’s ratings even after the show ended. Is there a Netflix spinoff, or a follow-up?


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