The “Designing Women” sequel has found its home. ABC
has handed out a script commitment to the project from Sony TV
and original series creator Linda Bloodworth Thomason, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap
The project is described as a “sequel” to the CBS
comedy. Bloodworth Thomason will write the script and executive produce alongside her husband, Harry Thomason
The “Designing Women
” sequel is a multicamera comedy, just like the original, and will follow the next generation of Sugarbaker women with a crop of new, young, female designers at an Atlanta interior design firm.
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Sources told the Hollywood Reporter
, which first reported news of the deal, that original cast members will occasionally stop by the new show, should it be picked up to series at ABC.
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