THE BUNKERS ARE BACK!
ALL-STAR CAST MEMBERS WOODY HARRELSON, MARISA TOMEI, ELLIE KEMPER AND IKE BARINHOLTZ SET TO REPRISE THEIR ROLES IN ABC'S 'LIVE IN FRONT OF A STUDIO AUDIENCE: 'ALL IN THE FAMILY' AND ' GOOD TIMES,''
AIRING WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18
KEVIN BACON, JESSE EISENBERG AND JUSTINA MACHADO
TO JOIN THE STAR-STUDDED CAST
After their unforgettable live performances charmed audiences last May, all-star cast members Woody Harrelson, Marisa Tomei, Ellie Kemper and Ike Barinholtz are set to reprise their iconic "All in the Family" roles as Archie and Edith Bunker, Gloria Stivic and Meathead in "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times,'" set to return to ABC on Wednesday, Dec. 18 (8:00 p.m. EST). Esteemed cast members joining the "All in the Family" cast include Kevin Bacon, Jesse Eisenberg and Justina Machado. This holiday-inspired live event produced by Sony Pictures Television will recreate installments of Norman Lear and Bud Yorkin's Emmy(R) Award-winning series "All in the Family" and groundbreaking sitcom "Good Times," created by Mike Evans, Eric Monte and developed by Lear. Talent taking on the iconic roles featured in "Good Times" will be announced at a later date.
"Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'" will be produced by Kimmelot, ACT III Productions, Gary Sanchez Productions, D'Arconville, Simpson Street and Sony Pictures Television. Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller, Kerry Washington, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux and Jim Burrows will executive produce, with Pam Fryman and Andy Fisher set to direct the live show.
ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" was nominated for three Emmy Awards and took home the prize for Outstanding Variety Special (Live). The premiere of ABC's "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'" on Wednesday, May 22, averaged 14.29 million Total Viewers and a 2.86 rating in Adults 18-49 across all platforms after 35 days of TV playback. The show also reached 23.5 million Total Viewers for its original Wednesday broadcast and two encore airings on Saturday, May 25, and Saturday, Aug. 17.
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ABC Entertainment airs compelling programming across all day parts, including "Grey's Anatomy," the longest-running medical drama in prime-time television; riveting dramas "The Good Doctor," "How to Get Away with Murder," "A Million Little Things" and "Station 19"; the Emmy(R) Award-winning "Modern Family" and trailblazing comedy favorites "American Housewife," "black-ish," "Bless This Mess," "The Conners," "The Goldbergs," and "Schooled"; the popular "Summer Fun & Games" programming block, including "Card Sharks," "Celebrity Family Feud," "Holey Moley" and "Press Your Luck"; star-making sensation "American Idol"; reality phenomenon "Shark Tank"; "The Bachelor" franchise; long-running hits "Dancing with the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos"; "General Hospital," which has aired for more than 55 years on the network; and late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"; as well as the critically acclaimed hit special "Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons.'" The network also boasts some of television's most prestigious awards shows, including "The Oscars(R)," "The CMA Awards" and the "American Music Awards."
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About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry's leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating 24 wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies in 12 countries, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. Sony Pictures Television is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company.