'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

Ross Houston
August 5, 2020

Norman Lear and Brent Miller will executive produce the new show under their ACT III Productions banner, which is under a first-look deal at Sony Pictures Television. A sequel series to Who's the Boss? is in the works, with original stars Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano set to reprise their roles as father and daughter Tony and Samantha Micelli.

The reboot is a sequel to the series, with Danza and Milano reprising their original roles.

The series, which aired for eight seasons via ABC from 1984 to 1992, focused on Tony Micelli- a Major League Baseball player who moves to CT.


Aside from the new direction the revival plans to take, there's one thing that will be familiar to Who's the Boss fans: Samantha will be living in the house she grew up in.

The beloved hit sitcom ran for eight seasons on ABC from 1984 to 1992 and was nominated for 10 Emmys and five Golden Globe Awards.

Judith Light, who played divorced ad executive Angela Bower in the original, and Danny Pintauro, who played her son Jonathan, may also join the sequel.


They are "supportive of the new series", the studio said.

"Very excited to bring Who's the Boss back to television!" the actor said.

In this combination photo, Alyssa Milano, left, arrives at the premiere of "Insatiable" on August 9, 2018, in Los Angeles and Tony Danza arrives at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute To Industry Icons on January 27, 2018, in NY. Unfortunately, Katherine Helmond, the veteran actress who played Angela Bower's mother Mona - and who undoubtedly, in my opinion, the best character on the show - passed away early previous year aged 89. When the new project is taken out to buyers, they will have the option to license all the episodes of the original show as well.


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