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25 Best TV Shows Getting Rebooted

Source: Courtesy of MCA

20. Miami Vice
> Original run: 1984-1990
> IMDb rating: 7.5/10
> Revival status: In development at NBC

Rumors of a “Miami Vice” reboot began in 2017. Vin Diesel and his production company, One Race Television, is to produce the show under a deal with Universal Television. Word is that the cop drama would air on NBC during the 2018-2019 season.

Source: Courtesy of Showtime Networks

19. The L Word
> Original run: 2004-2009
> IMDb rating: 7.6/10
> Revival status: In development at Showtime

“The L Word” follow-up series has been in development at the Showtime Networks for about a year now. The show, about a group of lesbians in West Hollywood, will again feature Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey.

Source: Courtesy of NBCUniversal Television Distribution

18. Magnum, P.I.
> Original run: 1980-1988
> IMDb rating: 7.5/10
> Revival status: Premiering Monday, Sept. 24, on CBS

The reboot of the ’80s classic that starred Tom Selleck, which airs Sept. 24, 2018 on CBS, gets a modern spin. Thomas Magnum is Mexican-American and an ex-Navy SEAL officer who uses his military experience to run investigations.

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution

17. Animaniacs
> Original run: 1993-1998
> IMDb rating: 7.9/10
> Revival status: Received two season order from Hulu

The popular animated series about a trio of siblings — the Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and sister Dot — has already been ordered for two seasons and will appear on Hulu. The series will be co-produced by Amblin TV and Warner Bros. Animation, with Steven Spielberg returning as executive producer, for a 2020 release.

Source: Courtesy of Nickelodeon

16. Rugrats
> Original run: 1990-2006
> IMDb rating: 7.5/10
> Revival status: Received order from Nickelodeon

The popular children’s cartoon from the 1990s is getting a reboot — and then some. Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have signed on for 26 episodes animated series as well as a live-action movie with a 2020 release date.

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