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Cherie Johnson of Red Wing named special ed administrator of year

The honor is starting to sink in … a little. Cherie Johnson was recently named Minnesota’s Special Education Administrator of the Year by the Minnesota Administrators for Special Education for her work. “I am honored that they chose me. There are so many others out there that are worthy of...
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Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson discuss ‘Punky Brewster’ reboot

Actors Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson join TODAY to talk about rebooting “Punky Brewster.” They discuss how they are continuing the story with Punky as a single mother of three and how it felt to step back into their old characters. Appearing:Savannah Guthrie. Tags: television, pop culture, Editor's picks,...
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Cherie Johnson opens up about queer love on ‘Punky Brewster’ reboot: ‘It defines girl power’

Cherie Johnson is enjoying a full circle moment. Known for playing the adorable Cherie on the ’80s sitcom Punky Brewster, Johnson has stepped into her character’s shoes once again for the upcoming Peacock reboot. The 45-year-old revealed in an exclusive interview with theGrio that she couldn’t more thrilled to be apart of the project, which follows Punky and Cherie as adults with children.
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'Punky Brewster' Star Cherie Johnson Shares Her Special Bond With Soleil Moon Frye Ahead of Peacock Reboot (Exclusive)

Stepping back onto the set of Punky Brewster was like "going home" for Cherie Johnson. More than 30 years after the '80s sitcom introduced us to the characters Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) and her friend Cherie (Johnson), the two longtime friends are back together for Peacock's Punky Brewster reboot, premiering on the streaming service Thursday, Feb. 25. Johnson gushed to about the powerful feelings woven into the reboot ahead of its premiere, calling filming "the most amazing experience ever."
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Punky Brewster's Cherie Johnson Teases Cherie's Journey Since Original Series

Punky Brewster wouldn't be complete without Punky's best friend Cherie, and thankfully Cherie Johnson felt that way too, reprising her role in Peacock's series revival. These days Cherie is a social worker, helping to find homes for children in foster care and working with Punky's old stomping grounds Fenster Hall. That's how Punky and Izzy meet, and Cherie plays an important role in their story. recently had the chance to talk to Johnson all about the series and reprising her role from the original, and first we wanted to know what she apprecaited most about the original.
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What Cherie Johnson From Punky Brewster Is Doing Today

Hail! Hail! The gang's all here! As reported by Deadline, Peacock is set to bring the original cast of the 1980s sitcom Punky Brewster back together for a reboot — one that focuses on an adult Punky navigating life as a single mother of three. And while that definitely includes the star of the show, Penelope "Punky" Brewster played by actor Soleil Moon Frye, we would be remiss not to mention that Punky's best pal and partner in crime, the lovable Cherie played by Cherie Johnson, will also be joining the "continuation" as well.
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Whatever Happened To Cherie Johnson From Punky Brewster?

There are few shows that translate across time for multiple generations and the popular '80s sitcom Punky Brewster is one of those gems. The show centered on the young orphan named Penelope "Punky" Brewster (portrayed by Soleil Moon Frye) who was adopted by Henry Warnimont (George Gaynes) and followed her through the trials and tribulations that can resonate with any coming of age teen.
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Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson Get Emotional Talking on Set of Punky Brewster Revival

For Soleil Moon Frye and Cherie Johnson, returning to the world of Punky Brewster for the upcoming revival was a powerful pinch-me moment. "It's surreal and so real," Frye told PEOPLE during a virtual visit to the set (thus the cardboard cutout of this author in the video above). "For me, Punky and Punky Power is such a part of my heart and my life. I rediscover so much about myself through her, so it's been a dream come true."

‘Punky Brewster’ Full Cast List: Meet Soleil Moon Frye, Cherie Johnson and other stars from Peacock’s sitcom revival

Peacock will soon be premiering the revival of the '80s hit sitcom ‘Punky Brewster’, which became a fan favorite owing to foster kid Punky’s wholesome relationship with her adoptive father Henry. The series will see Punky as a single mother of three who meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system. The sequel ‘Punky Brewster’ will be a continuation of the '80s series with the original cast reprising their roles. Meet all the actors from Peacock’s revival series here ahead of its premiere.