Don’t count out the faculty at William Penn Academy. Last year, ABC passed on the Goldbergs TV show spinoff. Now, the network has issued a straight-to-series order for a retooled version of the pilot that went into development in 2017. The comedy, which still doesn’t have a title, will be set in the 1990s.
From Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg, The Goldbergs spinoff on ABC will unfold at the William Penn Academy. Reprising their original series roles in the spinoff are Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, and AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis. Learn more from this ABC press release. 5/15/2018 update: The new show is called Schooled. Details here.
The ABC Television Network Orders All-New Spinoff Series, Based on Comedy Hit ‘The Goldbergs,’ Set in the ’90s
THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK ORDERS ALL-NEW SPINOFF SERIES,
BASED ON COMEDY HIT ‘THE GOLDBERGS,’ SET IN THE ’90s
The ABC Television Network has made a straight-to-series order of a new spinoff based on the hit comedy “The Goldbergs.” The series is slated for 2018-2019.
The spinoff will be set in 1990-something and follow the hilarious teachers of William Penn Academy – led by Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and AJ Michalka (Lainey Lewis) – who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.
Story is by Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg. Teleplay is by Marc Firek. The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson and Marc Firek are executive producers.
According to additional reporting by Deadline, one of the working titles for the new series is Schooled.
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