The Jetsons

The Jetsons

ABC has picked up the pilot for a live-action multi-camera sitcom adaptation of The Jetsons. The show comes from producer Robert Zemeckis (Who Framed Roger Rabbit) and Warner Bros who now owns the Hanna-Barbara library.

The show will focus on George Jetson, his boy Elroy, daughter Judy, and Jane his wife. Presumably, dog Astro will play a role as well. According to ABC,  the show “looks at America’s favorite future family through a modern filter.”

While it may seem odd that Disney-owned ABC would pick up a series based off another animation studio’s property, the original run of The Jetsons aired on ABC in 1963.

 
 

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