11 Reboots and Revivals Coming to TV Soon (PHOTOS)

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Lizzie McGuire

Network: Disney+

Premiere Date: TBA

In this revival, Hilary Duff returns as the titular character who is now tackling adulthood turning 30. Joining Duff are returning costars Jake Thomas, Adam Lamberg, Hallie Todd, and Robert Carradine… so far.

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Party of Five

Network: Freeform

Premiere Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

This reboot from the showrunners of the original series follows a new family in a predicament much different from the Salingers. In this iteration, the Acosta family is torn apart when the undocumented parents are deported, leaving their five legal children behind. Viewers will see how the children deal with the loss and manage life on their own.

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Punky Brewster

Network: Peacock

Premiere Date:

Soleil Moon Frye returns to reprise her role as the titular character in this quirky comedy as she deals with the challenges of being a single parent.

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Rules of Magic

Network: HBO Max

Premiere Date: TBA

This Practical Magic prequel follows the stories of sisters Franny and Jet during the ’60s. The characters were portrayed by Stockard Channing and Dianne Wiest in the 1998 film.

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Amazing Stories

Network: Apple TV+

Premiere Date: TBA

Steven Spielberg’s series from the ’80s returns with — you guessed it — new great stories. The anthology series will present various tales from some of the industry’s best.


High Fidelity

Network: Hulu

Premiere Date: Friday, February 14, 2020

Inspired by the 1995 novel and 2000 film with the same title by Nick Hornby, this version follows Rob (Zoe Kravitz), a woman who owns a record store, as she recounts her top five breakups.

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Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai

Network: HBO Max

Premiere Date: TBA

Set in Shanghai during the 1920s, this series is a comedic adventure for the entire family as it traces the origins of the Mogwai to the Jade Valley in China’s Western countryside.

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Battlestar Galactica

Network: Peacock

Premiere Date:

Mr. Robot and Homecoming‘s Sam Esmail will helm this reboot of the beloved sci-fi series which will stream on the NBCUniversal platform.

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Saved by the Bell

Network: Peacock

Premiere Date: TBA

This revival from Tracey Wigfield will see the return of beloved fan favorites Mario Lopez and Elizbeth Berkley. Not many details about the plot have been made available at this time.

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Gossip Girl

Network: HBO Max

Premiere Date: TBA

Nearly a decade after the original website went dark, a new group of private school teens in New York are introduced to the “social surveillance” of Gossip Girl. The show will address how social media has impacted the teens in comparison to students of the past.

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Grease: Rydell High

Network: HBO Max

Premiere Date: TBA

This reimagining of the story told in the 1978 film will reintroduce fans to old characters as well as new ones. Like the film and the musical upon which it’s based, this series will also be set in the ’50s as it follows the lives of Rydell High students.

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Reboots and revivals are all the rage when it comes to television and even streaming services are getting in on the action.

In 2019, a number of fan-favorite series were picked up for a reboot or revival, and many are headed to upcoming streaming platforms HBO Max and Peacock. Disney+ and Apple TV+, which have already launched, both have revivals and reboots in the works, as well.

In the gallery above, we’re taking a look at those titles that are in the works and will (hopefully) be released in 2020. Click through for a nostalgia trip!