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Don’t Call ‘Frasier’ a Reboot, Say Creators: “This Is His Third Act”

Thirty years ago, the series Frasier opened with elitist Dr. Frasier Crane recanting why he made his way from Boston to Seattle as a divorcé who had been duped by his equally snobbish brother into caring for their cantankerous father. The series would run for 11 seasons, win 37 Emmys and end as being recognized […]

‘Frasier’ Review: Kelsey Grammer Gets Stranded in Paramount+’s Pointless Revival

The reboot of the classic NBC sitcom follows the titular psychiatrist to Boston, where he takes a new job at Harvard and tries to reconnect with his firefighter son.

‘Frasier’ Trailer Brings Back Kelsey Grammer in Sitcom Revival

Kelsey Grammer appears to have slipped effortlessly back into his famed sitcom character Frasier Crane in the first trailer for Paramount+’s revival of the classic NBC series. “Fraiser is back … and he’s basically the same,” declares the trailer below, which shows the snooty shrink in the next chapter of his life as he returns […]

First Look: ‘Frasier’ Revived After 19 Years

Kelsey Grammer is returning to his iconic comedy role as Frasier Crane after 19 years. Paramount+ has released first-look images from its revival of the sitcom Frasier along with a premiere date: Thursday, Oct. 12. The scheduling move puts the streaming series right in the middle of the traditional broadcast network fall-season rollout, and back […]

Peri Gilpin to Reprise ‘Frasier’ Role on Paramount+ Revival

The Frasier revival/sequel at Paramount+ will welcome another member of the original show’s cast. Peri Gilpin, who played Frasier Crane’s (Kelsey Grammer) radio producer, Roz Doyle, on the long-running NBC series, will reprise her role for a guest appearance on the sequel. She’s the second former Frasier castmember to board the new show, joining Bebe […]

Bebe Neuwirth Boards ‘Frasier’ Sequel at Paramount+

The Frasier sequel at Paramount+ is adding a familiar face. Bebe Neuwirth will guest star on the comedy, once again playing Frasier Crane’s (Kelsey Grammer) ex-wife, Lilith. Neuwirth won two Emmy Awards for the role during her time on Cheers and continued playing Lilith in a dozen episodes of Frasier’s original 1993-2004 run on NBC. […]

Inside ‘Frasier’ Co-Creator David Lee’s Modernist Palm Springs Home Renovation

While Paramount+’s reboot of Frasier, which just received a series order, has the full blessing of original show creator David Lee, it will not be front of mind. Lee — who started Frasier alongside Peter Casey and the late David Angell, his colleagues in Grub Street Productions — is not involved; it’s being reimagined by star […]

‘Frasier’ Sequel Officially a Go at Paramount+

Tossed salad and scrambled eggs all around: Frasier is returning to television. Paramount+ has given a series order to the long-developing revival of the series, with Kelsey Grammer once again playing the title role. The series pickup comes some 19 months after the streamer announced it was developing a follow-up to the 1993-2004 NBC series. […]

Why ‘Frasier’ Co-Creator Pledged $5M to Save Palm Springs’ Plaza Theatre

David Lee has called Palm Springs home for 20 years, and he’s about to leave a permanent mark in the desert. The Emmy-winning Frasier co-creator will be honored March 18 with a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars, a ceremony that will be followed a day later by a Frasier reunion inside the […]