One other TV basic is getting a refresh! Again in January, NBC’s streaming service Peacock formally gave a collection order for the sequel to ’80s NBC sitcom Punky Brewster, and now, a 12 months later, we’ve a premiere date! The brand new collection, which options Soleil Moon Frye reprising her authentic function because the titular Punky together with Cherie Johnson, as Punky’s greatest buddy, will beginning streaming on Feb. 25.
The collection is in the identical vein as Disney Channel’s Woman Meets World and Netflix’s Fuller Home, following an all-grown-up Punky as a single mom of three attempting to get her life again on monitor when she meets a younger woman (Quinn Copeland) who reminds her a number of her youthful self.
Punky Brewster Is All Grown Up (Ish) within the Pleasant Teaser For Peacock’s Sequel Sequence
The unique Punky Brewster – created by David W. Duclon – chronicles the trials and tribulations of a younger woman raised by her foster dad, performed by George Gaynes. It ran on NBC for 4 seasons, incomes just a few Emmy nominations, and spawned a two-season animated spinoff, It is Punky Brewster, which additionally starred Frye. Copeland (Waitress the Musical), Lauren Donzis (No Good Nick), Oliver De Los Santos (Occupation: Rainfall), and Noah Cottrell (Skyscraper) flesh out the remainder of the brand new present’s forged, with Freddie Prinze Jr. guest-starring as Punky’s ex-husband.
“I am grateful to our NBCUniversal Content material Studios and Peacock household and to our unimaginable group of creators, writers, producers, forged, and crew which have put their hearts into this journey each step of the best way,” Frye stated in an announcement. “It’s with nice love for the wonderful individuals who have been such a pivotal a part of creating the Punky magic that I’ll do my absolute best to honor their reminiscence as we as soon as once more share Punky with the folks that love her and a brand new technology discovering her for the primary time. Punky Energy ceaselessly!”
Here is hoping Punky Brewster will nix any fridge hazard episodes when it premieres subsequent month. We have been traumatized sufficient!