revival

Sometimes a name change is in order. Remember Freaknik? If you’re old enough, you may recall the hedonistic Atlanta bacchanal that was the place to be during spring break if you were young, black and free in the ‘80s and ‘90s. What started out as a modest event among a group of Atlanta HBCU students, […]

Erika Alexander, known for her roles as Cousin Pam on “The Cosby Show,” Maxine Shaw on “Living Single,” and even a quick cameo as a doubting detective in the Oscar-nominated Get Out. But if you ask more than a few of us, our favorite was Maxine Shaw, Attorney-At-Law…The Maverick. In the season of reboots, people have been […]

(RNN) – Nintendo has announced the SNES Classic, a novelty system that comes equipped with 21 classic, fan-favorite video games. The SNES Classic debuts on Sep. 29 and will cost only $79.99 – a low price for those looking to relive their childhood memories. Many of these older games now cost more than $100 on secondary markets, and […]

One of the great sitcoms of the 1990s, Roseanne, is being resurrected as an “eight-episode limited series,” according to Deadline. Most of the original cast, including Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, and Laurie Metcalf, has signed on to reprise their roles. No word on which Becky will return, though. Or, more importantly, the chicken […]

It’s not hard to find people humiliating themselves on TV these days. All you have to do is turn on CNN (zing!). But NBC’s Fear Factor took public embarrassment to the next level by making contestants drink “Wormtinis,” which is exactly what it sounds like, or eat buffalo testicles, or eat horse rectums, or eat […]

In the spirit of nostalgia, check out these TV shows that we'd love to see revived, remade, or rebooted.

Fox cancelled the popular sketch comedy show back in 2009 after finding the show’s production too expensive to continue.   The CW is bringing back iconic sketch show “MadTV” for an eight-episode primetime run. The new “MadTV” will cast up-and-coming comedic actors alongside returning cast members who act as hosts. Original executive producer David E. Salzman […]

This has to be a joke. Everyone used to be enthralled with the 90’s because of shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, and Family Matters. Guess which show is trying to make a comeback? According toTVLine, Will Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment, is in the very early stages of developing a present-day Fresh […]

The possible resurrection of the popular and well-remembered PBS show could help a new generation learn how to read as current education systems are not performing too well.   You’re about to come down with a severe case of childhood nostalgia. “Reading Rainbow,” the 1980s children’s show that aired on PBS, was responsible for teaching […]

The 2014 Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” is set to open this month on April 23rd, but previews have already begun. The plays stars Denzel Washington, Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose. Set in 1950s Chicago, “A Raisin in the Sun” centers on the struggling Younger family, who anxiously await a $10,000 insurance check — […]

It’s official, Cory Matthews and Topanga Lawrence are back. Today, the Disney Channel ordered “Girl Meets World,“ a comedy series for families from the executive producer of “Boy Meets World,“ Michael Jacobs. Production for the series is set to start this summer in Los Angeles and will premiere on Disney in 2014. Photos: ‘Boy Meets […]

A “Good Times” movie is in the works. According to Deadline.com, Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures will revive the classic 1970s CBS sitcom as a feature film. Phil Johnston, who recently penned “Wreck-It Ralph,” has been tapped to write the “Good Times” movie. The series, which aired from 1974-79 on CBS, was a spinoff from […]