The TV Show Reboot Movement
With new episodes from TV shows like “Will and Grace” and “Roseanne,” there is a new resurgence of reboots of classic shows from the 80s and 90s. For WXXI News, Professor Bob Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture at the Newhouse School, explained why people want to see this shows back, and the movement behind it.
Thompson was joined by other media experts in a roundtable discussion about these reboots, where the group extensively discussed which shows may be in the best spot for a reboot, and which ones may not be. You can listen to the full discussion here: