A restart from The wonderful years come to ABC! On Wednesday, diversity reported that the upcoming 30-minute comedy will focus on a black middle-class family who navigated life in Montgomery, AL in the late 1960s – the same period that was featured in the original show that played between 1968 and 1973 . After ABC a A pilot script is expected to open.
Saladin K. Patterson will write and produce along with Lee Daniels and Marc Velez, who will produce via Lee Daniels Entertainment. In the meantime, Neal Marlens – the co-creator of the original series – will act as a consultant and Fred Savage will lead the pilot and executive products. The original Miracle years – which can be streamed on Hulu – ran from 1988 to 1993 for six seasons, with Savage playing the lead role as Kevin, the youngest child in the Arnold family. As a young (fictional) man once said: Sure, we could hold on to things that were and wonder what will come. But maybe it's time to let go of what had been and look ahead to what will be.