It looks like you can go home again! Over the past few years, television has been overtaken by returning shows long (and not-so-long) after cancellation. From sitcoms and game shows to dramas and cartoons, the list of TV reboots and revivals is a long one.

Scroll through Us Weekly’s list below of all the beloved shows coming back.


Chance the Rapper is set to host the reboot of the MTV hit, which will premiere on Quibi after its April 2020 launch. The original series, created and hosted by Ashton Kutcher, aired from 2003 to 2007. It was then briefly brought back with celebrity hosts in 2012.



AppleTV+ will debut a reboot of the ’90s children’s series Ghostwriter. However, instead of the two lines and a circle that represented the Ghostwriter in the original, the new series will follow four kids whose neighborhood bookstore is being haunted by a ghost who starts releasing fictional characters into the real world. Apple TV+ is available November 1.

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Saved by the Bell

Original cast members Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez will return for a new Saved by the Bell TV series on NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock. The Mindy Project writer Tracey Wigfield will helm the project.


Battlestar Galactica

Mr. Robot creator Sam Esmail is launching a reboot of the space saga, to air on Peacock.

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Punky Brewster

In a revival of the 1984 series, Soleil Moon Frye will return a grown-up version of her former character. The new episodes will air on Peacock.

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Nash Bridges

The San Francisco-based detective show starring Don Johnson is set to return to USA Network, according to TVLine. Johnson himself is expected to star in the special, which also featured Cheech Marin, James Gammon and Jodi Lyn O’Keefe during its 5-year run from 1996 to 2001.

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Gossip Girl

In July 2019, it was announced that the CW favorite was coming back to streaming service HBO Max, which ordered 10 episodes of the reboot. The update boasts four of the show’s original producers, but the story line will take place eight years in the future to follow a whole new generation of posh private school kids growing up in New York City.

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Making the Band

In July 2019, Sean “Diddy” Combs announced that he will be bringing back his hit series, which originally aired for 12 seasons from 2000 to 2009. It launched the careers of Danity Kane, O-Town and Day26. The revival is set to premiere in 2020 on MTV.

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In fall 2018, The CW launched a new version of the 1998 classic, which ran for eight seasons on The WB. With the original starring Alyssa Milano, Shannen Doherty, Rose McGown and Holly Marie Combs, the reboot brings together Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffrey and Madeleine Mantock.



The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina debuted in October 2018 on Netflix, based on the comic books. While it includes many of the same characters from the 1996 sitcom, including Sabrina Spellman, Harvey Kinkle and her aunts Zelda and Hilda Spellman, the drama completely different and a much darker story.

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Black-ish creator Kenya Barris is currently working on a reboot of Betwitched on ABC, with an interracial family. The original series ran from 1964 to 1972 on ABC.

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The Hills

It’s been eight years since the original series aired on MTV but in 2019, a revival of The Hills, titled New Beginnings, debuted. Lauren Conrad and Kristin Cavallari did not return but Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Audrina Patridge, Justin Brescia, Jason Wahler, Frankie Delgado, Stephanie Pratt and Whitney Port all star.

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Murphy Brown

Candice Bergen, the original Murphy Brown, will returned to CBS for one season of the revival.

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Star Trek

The 1966 NBC series was rebooted by CBS in 2017. Season 1 of Star Trek: Discovery is currently airing on CBS All Access.

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Raven’s Home

Ten years after the Disney Channel original, That’s So Raven, wrapped, Raven-Symone launched a new series with most of the original cast.

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Will & Grace

NBC’s sitcom returned with the Fab Four — Karen (Megan Mulally), Jack (Sean Hayes), Will (Eric McCormack) and Grace (Debra Messing) returned in September 2017 after being off the air for 11 years.

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Queer Eye for the Straight Guy

Originally titled Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Netflix picked up a “reimagining” of the series that ended in 2007. The new Fab Five, Antoni Porowski (food & wine), Bobby Berk (interior design), Karamo Brown (culture), Jonathan Van Ness (grooming) and Tan France (fashion) star.

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The X-Files

Fox brought back the beloved crime series, and many characters from the original, for two more seasons in 2016.

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Party of Five

The reboot of Party of Five will feature siblings whose parents get deported to Mexico. The original series ran from 1994 to 2000; the new series will debut in January 2020.



A reboot of The WB drama that ran from 1999 to 2002 debuted on The CW in 2018, titled Roswell: New Mexico.

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The original beloved series aired from 1985 to 1992. In 2016, CBS brought the show back with Lucas Till as the star. 

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The original ending was forgotten when Roseanne returned to ABC on March 27. The entire original cast returned for the show, which was later canceled due to Roseanne Barr’s racist comments. A spinoff of the revival, The Conners, premiered in Fall 2018.

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The original series ended in 1990 so the show was recreated by Disney XD. 

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American Idol

Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan judge the new ABC series that debuted in March 2018. The original ran on Fox until 2016. 

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Fuller House

More of a continuation than a reboot, Netflix’s Fuller House follows the kids of Full House (minus Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s Michelle Tanner) in their new lives as parents and adults. 




Currently airing on The CW, Dynasty is a diverse reboot of the ‘80s drama that follows two wealthy families whose lives overlap and get very messy, very quick.

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Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation brought most of the original gang — sans Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola — together to show that as parents, they can still have fun (and GTL, duh!).


Gilmore Girls

A Year in the Life was a four 90-minute episode revival on Netflix, showing where the women and the men in their lives ended up. Viewers also found out those last four words!

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Trading Spaces

The home design show ran from 2000 to 2008 on TLC and many of the original designers returned for a revival in 2018.

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Fear Factor

Joe Rogan, the host from the competition series from 2001 to 2006, didn’t return for the MTV reboot. Ludacris led the new season that kicked off in 2017.

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