NBC has announced a couple of huge classic TV show reboots for its upcoming streaming service PEACOCK. The classic family series “Punky Brewster” will return with its original star Soleil Moon Frye as a grown-up version of her iconic character. NBC Universal also announced a revival of “Saved by the Bell” which will feature original cast members including Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez. The new series will be part of content expected to be available at launch for the new streaming service.
The announcement of a streaming service from NBC and the forthcoming reboots joins a list of networks who have seen the value in going OTT including Disney+, HBO Max, CBS All Access among others.