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Netflix Orders Comedy ‘That ’90s Show’

Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp Will Reprise Their Roles as Red and Kitty Forman

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Netflix has greenlit 10 episodes a spinoff from long-running comedy “That’70s Show” with Kurtwood Smith and Debra Jo Rupp reprising their roles as Red and Kitty Forman. The original series aired on Fox from 1998 to 2006, and there was short-lived That’80s Show” in 2002.

Set in Wisconsin in 1995, ‘That ’90s Show” follows Leia Forman, daughter of Eric (Topher Grace) and Donna (Laura Prepon), who is visiting her grandparents for the summer and bonds with a new generation of Point Place kids under the watchful eye of Kitty and the stern glare of Red. The series is executive produced by Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner under the Carsey-Werner Company, which produced both “That ’70s Show and “That ’80s Show.” Bonnie Turner and Terry Turner will executive produce “That ’90s Show” alongside its creators, “That ’70s Show” alum Gregg Mettler — who serves as showrunner — and their daughter Lindsay Turner.

There is no confirmation at present if other cast members from “That’70s Show” will appear.