‘My Dream is Coming True!’: Who’s The Boss Fans Can’t Keep Calm as Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano Return For Sequel

The 80’s sitcom Who’s The Boss? is getting newly reprised after 30 years, re-starring the OG Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano as father and daughter Tony Micelli and Samantha Micelli, respectively. The sequel series that will be streaming on Freevee (Amazon’s ad-supported video-on-demand service recently rebranded from IMDb TV) has been in the works since 2020 at Sony Pictures Television and will be executive produced by Norman Lear who has previously created shows like All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

The first outlet to report this news was Deadline.

Who's the Boss?
Who’s The Boss?

Tony Danza took to Twitter to share his excitement about the series revival.

Deadline shared the synopsis of the revival series.

“Set 30 years after the events of the original series, the sequel will focus on former Major League Baseball player/retired housekeeper Tony Micelli (Danza) and his relationship with his daughter Samantha (Milano). She is now a single mother, living in the family house. The new comedy will explore generational differences, as well as opposing worldviews and parenting styles within the dynamic of a modern family in 2022.”

Who's the Boss? revival
Who’s the Boss? revival

Other co-executive producers and writers of the project are Mike Royce and Brigitte Muñoz-Liebowitz, of Brooklyn Nine-Nine and People of Earth. Royce was also a co-creator for the 2017 Netflix reimagining of One Day at a Time. He has also won the Emmy Award twice as the writer of Everybody Loves Raymond.

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The rights to the OG show

Who’s the boss? had originally aired on ABC from 1984 to 1992 across eight seasons, a total of 196 episodes. Lear’s Embassy Television had produced the first two seasons of the series. Sony Pictures TV acquired the Production house and hence got the rights for the hit sitcom.

Who's the Boss?
The OG series had aired 196 episodes

A row of excited fans

Amazon Freevee is a free streaming service and is available to watch on Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Fire devices, Android TV, Apple TV, Google TV, LG, PlayStation 4 and 5, XBox, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, and Xfinity.

Source: Comicbook

Smriti Sneh
Smriti Sneh

Smriti Sneh is a Content Writer at Animated Times specializing in celebrities and everything pop-culture. Being a literature graduate from the University of Lucknow, she is cashing in on her writing skills by working in the entertainment news sector - studying literary theories by day, and navigating celebrity net worths through the night. Although you can find her writing poems at any and all hours.

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