#The Wonder Years

'The Wonder Years' cast: Where are they now?

In the late '80s and early '90s, "The Wonder Years" was appointment television for families across the country. The coming-of-age dramedy that follows the life of a teen in a stereotypical suburban family in the late '60s quickly became one of the most acclaimed shows of its time. Featuring an ensemble led by breakout sensation Fred Savage, the saga of the Arnold family won numerous Emmy, Peabody and Golden Globe Awards and was named by Rolling Stone and TV Guide as one of the greatest programs of all time. Nearly 30 years after it wrapped, ABC is launching a remake of "The Wonder Years" that's focused on a new American family. In honor of the reboot's premiere on Sept. 22, 2021, takes a look at where the original cast is now…
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The OG ‘Wonder Years’ Ending Really Ticked off Fans

If you talk to enough old-heads, you'll realize that almost all of them have one thing in common: They look at the past with rose-tinted nostalgia. That could be the reason so many people loved The Wonder Years back when it aired in the '90s. But now that a new reboot is airing on ABC, many viewers are wondering how the original show wrapped up.
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Montgomery Advertiser

What to know about the 'The Wonder Years' reboot, filming in Montgomery

ABC's reimagining of the heartfelt family comedy is set in the same turbulent late-1960s time period as the original but follows a middle class Black family in Montgomery. This time the protagonist is 12-year-old Dean, played by Elisha Williams, and he's surrounded by a cast that includes Dule Hill, Saycon Sengbloh and Milan Ray.
Boston Herald

New characters live ‘The Wonder Years’ in ABC reboot

As a widely beloved, much-honored series gets a reboot, others live “The Wonder Years.”. Though the original show’s “Kevin Arnold” still is on board — since his portrayer, Fred Savage, is an executive producer now — Dean Williams is the central character, played by Elisha “EJ” Williams, in the new ABC version that premieres Wednesday. The program still charts a youngster’s coming of age in the late 1960s with his adult self as narrator (Don Cheadle’s voice this time), but the formerly suburban setting has been changed to Montgomery, Ala.

A Black Family Relives ‘The Wonder Years’ In ABC Reboot, Don Cheadle Narrates

Millennials might remember watching old reruns of The Wonder Years as kids in the ’90s. Now the show is being rebooted, and this time around, they added some color. Instead of starring in the show as “Kevin Arnold,” actor Fred Savage will serve as executive producer alongside Lee Daniels, Saladin K. Patterson, and Marc Velez. Actor Elisha “EJ” Williams will take the lead in the role of 12-year-old Dean Williams, Boston Herald reports.

Wondering About The Wonder Years Reboot? Here's What You Need to Know, Including How Fred Savage Is Involved!

The Wonder Years is back! ABC’s classic coming-of-age dramedy is returning to TV in a Fall 2021 reimagination that features a cast of both new and familiar faces. In its new incarnation, the Wonder Years tells the story of a Black family in Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1960s as experienced by their 12-year-old son—and, like the original, it features nostalgic narration from the boy’s adult self.

TV Ratings: Reimagined ‘Wonder Years’ Debuts on ABC, ‘Chicago’ Trio Dominates Primetime

The much-anticipated reimagined reboot of “The Wonder Years” debuted on ABC last Wednesday night during Premiere Week. The coming-of-age dramedy, starring Elisha “EJ” Williams and narrated by Don Cheadle, drew in 3.07 million viewers and a rating of 0.6 in the key, ages 18-49 demographic per Nielsen’s Live+Same Day overnight ratings. Though “The Wonder Years” tied as the highest-rated new series debut in the key demo with “FBI: International” and Fox’s new singing competition “Alter Ego,” it did not outscore NBC’s “Chicago” trio season premieres (“Med,” “Fire,” and “PD”) which often dominates its three-hour block. They attracted 6.54, 7.03 and...

Craig Erwich On ABC’s Fall Launch, Hopes For ‘The Wonder Years’ & ‘Queens’, Future Of ‘The Goldbergs’ & ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

ABC is entering the 2021-22 TV season as only one of two broadcast networks with live-action comedies on the fall schedule. The Disney-owned network has high hopes for the latest addition to its family comedy brand, a reboot of The Wonder Years, which joins The Goldbergs, The Conners and Home Economics in ABC’s signature Wednesday comedy block. The network is also premiering the hip-hop drama Queens, which will airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. after the latest cycle of The Bachelorette. For Craig Erwich, President, ABC Entertainment and Hulu Originals, this marks the first broadcast schedule and fall launch he has worked on...

TONIGHT: The Wonder Years returns to ABC, with a different perspective

ATLANTA — For those of a certain age, the TV show “The Wonder Years” was a part of their childhood they’ll probably never forget. The show was a mainstay of ABC’s primetime programming in the mid 1980′s and it’s being brought back to life. Back then the show featured Fred Savage as the main character and the stories focused on a grown up version of Savage, voiced by actor Daniel Stern, narrating his life experiences as a child raised in a white, middle-class, suburban neighborhood during the late 1960′s.

New ‘Wonder Years’ Depicts ’60s Turbulence, as Told by Don Cheadle: TV Review

The first iteration of ABC’s “The Wonder Years,” which kicked off in 1988, featured a young Fred Savage as a kid growing up about twenty years in the past. If the revival of the format, now executive-produced by Savage along with Lee Daniels, Saladin Patterson, and Marc Velez, kept that gap, we’d be following a story that took place at the turn of the century, roughly the same territory occupied by Hulu’s “Pen15.” Instead, though, the show keeps its gaze fixed on 1968, meaning that the adult protagonist telling us the story of his childhood is doing so at a distance...
Washington Post

What to watch on Wednesday: ‘The Wonder Years’ on ABC

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ABC Announces Original ‘Wonder Years’ Cast to Guest Star Across Sitcoms, Releases New Reboot Trailer

The cast of the original “Wonder Years” will guest star across ABC sitcoms on the night of the reboot’s premiere, Sept. 22. First, Dan Lauria, who played patriarch Jack Arnold on the late-1980s and early-’90s family sitcom, will appear on “The Goldbergs,” which airs at 8 p.m. on the Alphabet network. That will be followed by premiere of the reboot at 8:30 p.m., which will include “a nod” to the iconic theme song originally covered by Joe Cocker. “The Conners,” which premieres at 9 p.m., will include Fred Savage, who played Kevin Arnold on the original sow and serves as an executive...