The network will pilot thirtysomethingelse, which will follow the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast that included Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston), and Patty Wettig (Nancy Weston).
Herskovitz and Zwick will return as exec producers, while Zwick will direct.
On Wednesday, Entertainment President Karey Burke told reporters that the thirtysomething duo had been asked for years to bring back the drama that aired from 1987-1991 and earned 13 Emmys. The show celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2017.
“This will be a huge priority for us,” Burke said.
Stay tuned for more news from ABC today.
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