Carol Burnett has been in the spotlight lately, receiving a career honor last month and now guest starring in Spectrum Originals' 'Mad About You.'
UPDATE FRIDAY AM: The Mad About You revival series suspended production on Friday, following the Wednesday car accident involving star Helen Hunt. While she was not seriously injured, she has been resting at home and needs more time to recuperate. The comedy continued pre-shooting work on Thursday around Hunt but shut down on Friday as […]
The upcoming “Mad About You” revival will air on Spectrum Originals in two six-episode batches, the company said on Thursday.The revival of the 1990s-era NBC sitcom, starring Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt, will debut its first six episodes ad-free on Nov. 20, with the later six dropping on Dec. 18. Spectrum Originals also released a brief teaser, which you can watch above.Charter’s Spectrum ordered the limited series back in March. According to Spectrum, the series will explore the fertile ground of modern marriage through the eyes of the Buchmans as newly minted empty-nesters after dropping their unpredictable, hard-to-control daughter Mabel (Abby Quinn) off at college.Also Read: 'Mad About You' Revival: Abby Quinn to Play Paul and Jamie's Grown-Up Daughter MabelPeter Tolan will serve as showrunner as well as executive producer and writer for the series and Hunt will direct the first episode. Danny Jacobson, who co-created the show with Reiser serving as an executive consultant.“Mad About You” is the second notable series picked up by Charter’s Spectrum, alongside the “Bad Boys” spinoff, “L.A.’s Finest.”Sony, the studio behind the former NBC sitcom, had been working on a revival for a while, closing deals with Reiser, Hunt and Jacobson nearly a year ago. “Mad About You” originally ran for seven seasons on NBC from 1992 to 1999, winning 12 Primetime Emmys (including four in a row for Hunt for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy).“Mad About You” is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Comedy Dynamics. Hunt and Reiser executive produce alongside Brian Volk-Weiss, Michael Pelmont, and Matthew Ochacher for Comedy Dynamics.Read original story ‘Mad About You’ Revival Gets Premiere Date From Spectrum Originals – Watch a Teaser (Video) At TheWrap
The second coming of Paul and Jamie Buchman is finally nigh! The long-gestating Mad About You revival, which failed to find a home after an initial round of pitching, has been snapped up by upstart on-demand platform Spectrum Originals. Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt will reprise their signature roles in the 12-episode “limited series,” which […]
With “The Miracle Season,” there’s talk of a comeback for Helen Hunt. The actress has been here before. In our latest “Role Recall” interview, Hunt talked about starting off on “Swiss Family Robinson,” doubting that “Mad About You” would succeed, and more.
"When we did the pilot, I thought ‘This show’s never gonna go, it’s not about enough,'" Helen Hunt says of "Mad About You."
Sony, which produced the beloved NBC sitcom, has begun informal talks with actors about bringing series back for limited run.
Mad About You and As Good it Gets star Helen Hunt appeared on The View on Wednesday where she spoke about the difficulties getting acting jobs as she’s gotten older. This is despite the fact that she’s an Oscar and Emmy winning actress. But Hunt isn’t sitting around waiting for the phone to ring. Hunt has been working on projects of her own.