Kelsey Grammer to star in ‘Frasier’ revival on Paramount+

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Child I hear the blues a-calling, they usually’re calling for extra Dr. Frasier Crane.

A revival of “Frasier” is formally headed to Paramount+, ViacomCBS’ soon-to-be rebranded streaming service, with the sitcom’s unique star, Kelsey Grammer, set to reprise the function because the titular psychiatrist.

Grammer mentioned in an announcement that he “gleefully anticipate[s] sharing the following chapter within the persevering with journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.”

A derivative of “Cheers,” the unique collection aired on NBC from 1993 to 2004 and adopted Frasier’s return to Seattle, the place he’s reunited together with his brother and father whereas working as a radio host. The critically acclaimed present gained the Emmy for comedy collection for its first 5 seasons.

Along with starring within the revival, Grammer will govt produce the present together with writers Chris Harris and Joe Cristalli, in addition to Grammnet Productions’ Tom Russo and Jordan McMahon.

“‘Frasier’ is likely one of the most acclaimed comedies in fashionable tv historical past and really defines premium storytelling,” mentioned CBS Studios president David Stapf in an announcement. “There has lengthy been a name from followers for its return, and that decision is now answered because of the superb Kelsey Grammer reprising his iconic function of Dr. Frasier Crane and a superb artistic plan from Joe, Chris and Kelsey. We are able to’t wait to disclose its subsequent chapter on Paramount+.”

The brand new “Frasier” can be produced by CBS Studios in affiliation with Grammnet Productions.

CBS All Entry can be rebranded to Paramount+ on March 4.

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