The classic witchy comedy Bewitched is reportedly being lined up for a revival.
Get ready for some nose-twitching as TV Line reports that a remake of Bewitched is in the pipeline. Sony Pictures TV is working on a reboot of the fondly remembered comedy about a witch who tried to lead a domestic life often with hilarious results.
This is not the first time Beiwtched has been lined up for a revival; back in 2009 CBS ordered a script for a proposed remake but the project never made it to the pilot stage.
Bewitched originally air on ABC between 1964 and 1972 and starred Elizabeth Montgomery as the witchy Samantha Stephens and Dick York as Darrin Stephens between 1964-1969 when actor Dick Sargent took over for the remainder of the series. The comedy also starred Agnes Moorehead as Endora, Samantha’s disapproving and troublesome mother.
Bewitched ran for eight seasons and 254 episodes and spawned the short-lived spin-off Tabitha which focused on Samantha’s daughter, played by Lisa Hartman in the spin-off, and lasted just one series of 13 episodes. Although the spin-off did feature guest appearances from a few of the Bewitched cast the series was not well received by fans.
Fans of the original Bewitched would probably rather forget the 2005 film version starring Nicole Kidman which was a critical and commercial flop.
In the UK episodes of Bewitched are currently being repeated on GOLD at 8.30am & 2.00pm every weekday.