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Come on get happy! ‘Partridge Family’ to return

"The Partridge Family" is headed for a return to the small screen. NBC has picked up a contemporary single-camera take on the classic ABC sitcom.
/ Source: Hollywood Reporter

"The Partridge Family" is headed for a return to the small screen. NBC has picked up a contemporary single-camera take on the classic ABC sitcom.

The show's writer, Jeff Rake, is a fan of the 1970s series who plans to "turn the premise on its head."

"In the original, the kids actually recruited their mom to front the band, which I can't see happening in any family on this planet," he said.

"The new version will reflect what seems to me to be the more realistic family band scenario these days: a struggling, sort of well-meaning mom pimping her kids in order to create a wholesome-slash-sexy cash cow."