FRASIER is considered one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, having won 37 Emmy Awards over the course of its time on air.
The show is set to return to screens after executives announced it’s reboot on Paramount+.
The cast of FrasierCredit: Getty – Contributor
Who’s in the cast of the revival of Frasier?
The original cast of Frasier is all set to reprise their roles in the reboot of the classic show, although a deal is only currently in place for Kelsey Grammar..
Grammer’s co-stars David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, and Peri Gilpin are likely to once again step back into their characters for the show on Paramount Plus.
The Frasier sequel will air on Paramount PlusCredit: Getty – Contributor
The original version of the show aired on NBC for 11 seasons between 1994 to 2004.
Kelsey Grammer starred as Dr. Frasier Crane, a character that was originated on Cheers.
Kelsey GrammerCredit: Getty Images – Getty
David Hyde Pierce co-starred as his younger brother, fellow psychiatrist Dr. Niles Crane on the program. The late John Mahoney played their father, Martin Crane.
Daphne, Frasier’s live-in housekeeper was played by English actress Jane Leeves, while Roz, Frasier’s radio show producer was played by Peri Gilpin.
What did Kelsey Grammer say about the new Frasier?
Kelsey Grammar was excited to confirm he was reprising his titular role on the Frasier sequel series. In a statement, he said:
“Having spent over 20 years of my creative life on the Paramount lot, both producing shows and performing in several, I’d like to congratulate Paramount+ on its entry into the streaming world.”
“I gleefully anticipate sharing the next chapter in the continuing journey of Dr. Frasier Crane,” he concluded.
Frasier ran between 1994-2004Credit: Alamy
Grammer has also played memorable roles on shows like The Simpsons (as Sideshow Bob) and Boss (as Tom Kane).
When will the new Frasier air on tv?
An exact air date has yet to be announced for the program.
Reports say that production is slated to begin this summer, after Grammer wraps work on Season 1 on an ABC multi-camera comedy starring himself and Alec Baldwin.
“Frasier is one of the most acclaimed comedies in modern television history and truly defines premium storytelling,” said CBS Studios prez David Stapf.
“There has long been a call from fans for its return, and that call is now answered thanks to the amazing Kelsey Grammer reprising his iconic role of Dr. Frasier Crane and a brilliant creative plan from Joe, Chris, and Kelsey. We can’t wait to reveal its next chapter on Paramount +.”