Disney’s ABC has announced that it has given a full-season order to its new drama series, “The Wonder Years”. The ratings and feedback to the series have resulted in the show being extended from a nine-episode season to a full 22 episodes.
The series is inspired by the beloved award-winning series of the same name, “The Wonder Years” is a new original coming-of-age comedy that tells the story of the Williams family during the late 1960s, all through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections of his past spotlight the ups and downs of growing up in a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, and the friendship, laughter and lessons along the way.
“The Wonder Years” stars Don Cheadle, narrating the series as Adult Dean Williams, Elisha “EJ” Williams as Dean Williams, Dulé Hill as Bill Williams, Saycon Sengbloh as Lillian Williams, Laura Kariuki as Kim Williams, Julian Lerner as Brad Hitman, Amari O’Neil as Cory Long and Milan Ray as Keisa Clemmons.
“The Wonder Years” is currently airing on ABC in the United States and is available to stream on Hulu. This series has been confirmed to be coming to Disney+ in some countries including the United Kingdom as a Star Original.
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