Special Report

25 Best TV Shows Getting Rebooted


10. Rocko’s Modern Life
> Original run: 1993-1996
> IMDb rating: 8/10
> Revival status: Premiering on Nickelodeon in 2018

Nickelodeon’s “Rocko’s Modern Life,” about a wallaby adjusting to American life, has completed production on a one-hour animated special, “Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling,” that is expected to air on the network in 2018. In the special, Rocko comes back to Earth after many years in space and experiences yet another re-adjustment.


9. Daria
> Original run: 1997-2002
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10
> Revival status: In development at MTV Studios

MTV will bring back “Daria,” which ran from 1997 to 2002, but intends to reinvent it as “Daria & Jodie,” two best friends, though Jodie is popular at school, while Daria is not. Grace Edwards, who wrote “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” will write the show, which is in development.

Source: Courtesy of Nickelodeon Network

8. Invader Zim
> Original run: 2001-2004
> IMDb rating: 8.3/10
> Revival status: In production at Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon brings back “Invader Zim” as a made-for-TV 90 minutes movie and in 2-D, titled “Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus!” The alien continues on his quest for world domination… with predictably poor results.

Source: Courtesy of Disney-ABC Domestic Television

7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars
> Original run: 2008-2014
> IMDb rating: 8/10
> Revival status: Received order from Disney

Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service will bring back the animated series with 12 new episodes. These episodes may mark the end of the Clone Wars story, as alluded to by Dave Filoni, who oversees the project.

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Television Distribution

6. Young Justice: Outsiders
> Original run: 2010-2013
> IMDb rating: 8.7/10
> Revival status: In production at Warner Bros. Animation

“Young Justice,” which ran on the Cartoon Network’s DC Nation block from 2010 to 2013, gets a third installment as “Young Justice: Outsiders,” which will premiere in 2019. The show centers on teenage superheroes, and episode 1 involves meta-human trafficking and a new intergalactic threat.