ABC is movin’ on up. The network just released new teasers for their upcoming special, Live in Front a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons.
The special will feature live recreations of All in the Family and The Jeffersons featuring a celebrity cast that includes Wanda Sykes, Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Ellie Kemper, Jovan Adepo and Woody Harrelson.
Live in Front a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons debuts on ABC on May 22nd at 8 p.m. ET/PT, followed by a Nightline special at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Take a sneak peek and read more info below:
After the star-studded live sitcom special “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’” “Nightline” will take a special look at the cultural and historical significance of the two iconic series. Participants in the live sitcom special along with modern-day comedians, television stars and journalists reminisce about each show’s groundbreaking impact and legacy.“Nightline” Presents “All About ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’” airs WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 (9:31–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
The prime-time special features interviews with “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” creator Norman Lear; host and executive producer Jimmy Kimmel and stars Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Jackée Harry, Ellie Kemper and Kerry Washington; comedians and actors Raven- Symoné, David Alan Grier, Lil’ Rel and John Amos; original “The Jeffersons” cast member Marla Gibbs; and journalists Deborah Roberts, Chris Connelly, Marc Lamont Hill and Joe Levy.
The special is produced by ABC News. Steven Baker is executive producer.
What do you think? Are you a fan of All in the Family and The Jeffersons? Will you watch the ABC live recreations?