Kelsey Grammer is returning as Dr. Frasier Craine in a reboot of the beloved series “Frasier” coming soon to Paramount+, CBS’s rebranded streaming service.
The news broke Wednesday at the ViacomCBS’ streaming presentation that the Emmy-winning sitcom would get a subsequent life, alongside numerous other series and movies.
“Having spent over 20 years of my creative life on the Paramount lot, both producing shows and performing in several, I’d like to congratulate Paramount+ on its entry into the streaming world,” Grammer said in a statement obtained by TVLine. “I gleefully anticipate sharing the next chapter in the continuing journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.”
“Frasier is one of the most acclaimed comedies in modern television history and truly defines premium storytelling,” said CBS Studios prez David Stapf in a statement. “There has long been a call from fans for its return, and that call is now answered thanks to the amazing Kelsey Grammer reprising his iconic role of Dr. Frasier Crane and a brilliant creative plan from Joe, Chris, and Kelsey. We can’t wait to reveal its next chapter on Paramount+.”
Production is supposedly scheduled to start production this mid-year.
Other series coming to Paramount+ incorporate the seventh and last season of “Younger,” two “Yellowstone” spinoff series named “6666” and “Y: 1883,” and a “Ray Donovan” feature film with the series’ star Liev Schreiber set to co-write.
“Criminal Minds” is additionally getting the reboot treatment and will be joined by a partner docuseries. The procedural drama was initially broadcasted for 15 years on CBS.
Paramount+ will likewise have another genuine crime anthology series, named “American Tragedy,” in light of the achievement of the Paramount Network miniseries “Waco.”
Furthermore, a huge number of series adapted from Paramount’s extensive library of movies including “The Italian Job,” “Love Story,” and “Fatal Attraction.”
New “Pet Sematary,” “Workaholics,” “Paranormal Activity” movies are heading to the streaming service and revivals of “Reno 911” and “Inside Amy Schumer” as specials.