Forward of ABC’s reside occasion Reside in Entrance of a Studio Viewers: The Information of Life and Diff’hire Strokes, a tv comedy icon has signed on to hitch the already star-studded solid. Jon Stewart has joined The Information of Life in an unknown function.
Stewart is becoming a member of Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn, Gabrielle Union and extra within the Information of Life section of the hour-and-a-half-long episode that can see the sequence taped in entrance of a reside viewers. Whereas Aniston, Hahn, and Union, in addition to Allison Tolman and Ann Dowd, will play Blair, Jo, Tootie, Natalie and Mrs. Garrett, respectively, there is no such thing as a phrase on who Stewart will painting.
It’s potential that Jon Stewart might play George Brunett, performed by George Clooney within the unique sequence within the late ‘80s. The handyman-turned-roadie was a principal character in Season 7 however was dropped after Season 8. It could make sense for Stewart to play George, since he might be match for the function. Plus there aren’t every other large characters that haven’t been taken that he might play.
Though Information of Life is basically being briefly rebooted for a reside particular celebrating the sequence, together with Diff’hire Strokes, is it potential that Jon Stewart might as a substitute be enjoying an entire new character created only for the particular? It’s unlikely, particularly for the reason that sequence is such a basic. It’s doubtless that whoever Stewart is enjoying is a memorable one from the unique sequence, and it is going to be fascinating to see simply who.
ABC’s Reside in Entrance of a Studio Viewers specials started in 2019 and have A-list casting for reside recreations of sitcom episodes that aired within the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. The broadcasts are hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and two specials have aired up to now. These two broadcasts included episodes from The Jeffersons, All within the Household and Good Instances. The 2 airings drew in a mixed 22.1 million complete viewers in delayed viewing, reaching 36 million complete viewers throughout linear and digital platforms.
We might not hear who Jon Stewart shall be enjoying, or what episode shall be recreated, till cameras are rolling. Although I’m positive whoever he’s enjoying shall be a beloved character. If it is not George Clooney’s George Burnett, possibly Clooney might make a brief cameo and blast viewers again to his previous earlier than he even joined ER? We are able to all the time hope!
Don’t miss Reside in Entrance of a Studio Viewers: The Information of Life and Diff’hire Strokes airing on Tuesday, December 7 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC! Within the meantime, catch him on The Downside with Jon Stewart on Apple TV+. In the event you’re prepared to start out planning forward for the brand new yr, check out our 2022 winter and spring premiere schedule to your upcoming viewing choices.