Special Report

25 Best TV Shows Getting Rebooted

Source: Courtesy of NBCUniversal Television Distribution

25. Amazing Stories
> Original run: 1985-1987
> IMDb rating: 7.5/10
> Revival status: In production at Apple

A reimagining of Steven Spielberg’s 1980s anthology series “Amazing Stories” is currently in production. The series is being developed by Apple and is expected to debut on the company’s much rumored upcoming video-streaming platform.

Source: Courtesy of Columbia TriStar Domestic Television

24. Party of Five
> Original run: 1994-2000
> IMDb rating: 6.8/10
> Revival status: Pilot ordered by Freeform

Television channel Freeform announced a pilot order of this reboot in September 2018. While the original series told the story of five siblings who lost their parents in a drunk-driving accident, the updated version will follow five siblings whose parents are deported to Mexico.

 

23. The Jetsons
> Original run: 1962-1963
> IMDb rating: 7/10
> Revival status: In development at ABC

According to ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, a live-action reboot of the classic cartoon is in the development stage at the network. The series is being executive produced by Robert Zemeckis, who directed films such as “Back to the Future” and “Forrest Gump.”

 

22. Kim Possible
> Original run: 2002-2007
> IMDb rating: 7.2/10
> Revival status: Movie in development at Disney Channel

The Disney Channel will reboot the beloved animated series that ran from 2002 to 2007 as a live action movie that’s slated to be released in 2019. America’s favorite teen cheerleader and part-time crime fighter will be played by Sadie Stanley .

Source: Courtesy of MuchMusic

21. Æon Flux
> Original run: 1991-1995
> IMDb rating: 7.8/10
> Revival status: In development at MTV

Female assassin Æon Flux returns to the small screen — and to her original home at MTV through its new production unit, MTV Studios. Only now it will be shot as a live-action series.