Rumors of a WKRP in Cincinnati reunion had the internet in a frenzy on Saturday (March 17) as reports claimed that CBS confirmed a revival of the popular sitcom for 2019.
UPDATE 18/03/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Can you believe it's been 39 years since WKRP in Cincinnati first aired?! (39 years, 6 months, to be exact.)
Why in the world did WKRP in Cincinnati end?
When WKRP in Cincinnati came to an end after 5 years in September 1982, million viewers tuned in to say goodbye to their favorite sitcom characters. And since then, they have been itching for a reunion.
Would a WKRP in Cincinnati reunion disappoint people?
WKRP in Cincinnati aired from 1978-1982 and is considered one of the most influential TV shows ever on pop culture. Although no original episodes have been shot since, it has remained a regular feature on many station's schedules.
Still hoping for a WKRP in Cincinnati movie?
In a recent interview, Jan Smithers (who played Bailey Quarters) said she can't imagine a WKRP in Cincinnati reunion hitting the big screen. “I'd rather people go, ‘Oh, please! Please!’ than ‘I can't believe you did that. It was horrible.’”
Co-star Loni Anderson (who played Jennifer Marlowe) has also previously explained, “It would be terrible to do something and have it not be good,”. “It was so terrific ... If we did a WKRP in Cincinnati movie and it sucked, then it would, you know, blemish it.”
What about a WKRP in Cincinnati reboot?
Recasting WKRP in Cincinnati for a modern reboot. Hollywood is known for remaking remakes of films or tv series and the studios might think it would be great to bring the story back with a new set of characters.
Be it in the form of a WKRP in Cincinnati reunion, a WKRP in Cincinnati movie, or a WKRP in Cincinnati reboot, if you had to start filming today, who would you cast in what role?
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