ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience franchise from Norman Lear and Jimmy Kimmel has set its second installment.
After recreating episodes of All in The Family and The Jeffersons earlier this year, the franchise will take on a holiday special featuring recreations of All in the Family and Good Times.
Kerry Washington, who played Helen Willis in The Jeffersons special earlier this year, has joined the executive producer team which also includes Kimmel, Lear, Justin Theroux, Brent Miller and Will Ferrell.
“The holiday season is the perfect time for families to come together and enjoy another Live in Front of a Studio Audience special on ABC. Only Jimmy and Norman can top what they accomplished the first time. From the superstar talent to the unforgettable music and the richly deserved Emmy win, their collective vision has introduced a whole new generation of people to these groundbreaking and timeless stories–and now with Good Times as part of the lineup, this will surely be another can’t-miss television event,” said Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment.
The first special in the spring also starred Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei as Archie and Edith Bunker and Jamie Foxx and Wanda Sykes as George and Louise Jefferson.
The casting for the Good Times portion of the special will be announced soon.
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