Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear Are Recreating All in the Family and The Jeffersons With an All-Star Cast

TVGuide.com | 4/19/2019 | Kelly Connolly
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Gather 'round the family piano — two of Norman Lear's classic sitcoms are about to live again, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel.

ABC has announced that Kimmel is teaming up with the legendary producer to recreate original episodes from two of Lear's Emmy-winning sitcoms, All in the Family and The Jeffersons. Each episode will be performed by an all-star cast as part of a live, 90-minute primetime special, which is set to air May 22.

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Actors involved in the one-night-only event include Woody Harrelson as Archie Bunker, Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker, Jamie Foxx as George Jefferson, Wanda Sykes as Louise Jefferson, Ellie Kemper as Gloria Stivic, Will Ferrell as Tom Willis, and Justina Machado as Florence Johnston.

"The fact that a group of Oscar winners eagerly agreed to play these iconic characters is a testament to the greatness of these shows and their creator, Norman Lear. To be a part of this is a dream come true for me and for everyone involved," Kimmel said in a statement.

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