Disney has announced that the hit comedy series, “The Wonder Years” will be returning for a second season.
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 announcement was made prior to next week’s “Upfront” event, which is where Disney will try to sell advertising on all the upcoming programming across all of its linear networks and streaming services.
“The Wonder Years” is available to stream now on Hulu and Disney+. The first season debuted on ABC and due to its popularity, it was also released on Disney+ in the United States as part of its new general entertainment plans. The series is also released internationally on Disney+ as a Star Original.
No return date for the second season of “The Wonder Years” has yet been announced.
“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.
Lee Daniels, Saladin K. Patterson, Fred Savage and Marc Velez serve as executive producers on the first season, however, Fred Savage won’t be returning for a second season. The series is produced by 20th Television.
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