- Frasier was a sitcom that aired from 1993 to 2004.
- The revival collection premieres October 12, 2023.
- Kelsey Grammer is returning as Frasier Cane.
One other hit sitcom is making an epic comeback. Frasier has been revived nearly 20 years after it went off the air after 11 seasons for a reboot present on Paramount+. Kelsey Grammer is returning as divorced psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, who was launched as a supporting character on Cheers earlier than he received his personal present.
Frasier aired from 1993 to 2004 and have become one of the crucial beloved sitcoms of on a regular basis. So you possibly can wager that the hype for the revival collection is actual. From the premiere date to the solid, right here’s every little thing it’s essential know in regards to the Frasier reboot.
When Does The Frasier Reboot Premiere?
The primary two episodes of the Frasier reboot will premiere on October 12. The season will run for ten episodes that drop each Thursday, with the finale set to air on December 7. If the present is profitable, Paramount might renew it for a second season.
The place Will The Frasier Reboot Air?
Paramount+ can be house to the Frasier reboot. Followers can watch the brand new episodes of the revival, in addition to all the unique present, on the CBS streaming service. As a deal with to followers, CBS is airing the primary two episodes of the reboot on broadcast TV on Tuesday, October 17, 5 days after the brand new collection debuts on Paramount+.
Who Is In The Frasier Reboot?
Kelsey Grammer is main the Frasier reboot with new and outdated faces. The brand new solid members embrace Jack Cutmore-Scott as Frasier’s son Freddy, Nicholas Lyndhurst as Frasier’s faculty friend-turned-college professor Alan Cornwall, Toks Olagundoye as Frasier’s work colleague Olivia, Jess Salgueiro as Freddy’s roommate Eve, and Anders Keith as Frasier’s nephew David Crane.
A number of unique solid members are making visitor appearances within the reboot. That features Bebe Neuwirth as Frasier’s ex-wife Dr. Lilith Sternin and Peri Gilpin as Frasier’s former radio producer Roz Doyle. On the flip facet, David Hyde Pierce, who performed Frasier’s brother Niles, and Jane Leeves, who performed Niles’ spouse Daphne, didn’t signal on to do the reboot.
“David basically decided he wasn’t really interested in repeating the performance of Niles,” Kelsey advised PEOPLE in November 2022.
In June 2022, David advised Vulture, “I don’t have a strong feeling that there’s anything more that I can think of that I need to say about the character. But I’m not a writer. And I think if they came up with some way of telling the stories that intrigued me, then I might think, ‘Oh, I could go back and do that.’ But in terms of my own drive and interest, no. I love those characters, but I don’t miss them.” He additionally mentioned in regards to the reboot, “I believe it can be done without me, too — finding new stories to tell, in the same way that Frasier did after Cheers.”
One other unique solid member lacking from the reboot is John Mahoney, who died in 2018 on the age of 77. John performed Fraiser’s father, retired police detective Martin Crane.
What Is The Premise Of The Frasier Reboot?
Paramount mentioned in a press launch that the 2023 Frasier collection “follows Frasier Crane in the next chapter of his life as he returns to Boston with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge and an old dream or two to finally fulfill.”
Kelsey teased his character’s journey within the reboot to PEOPLE final yr. “He’s our brave little soldier that continues on in life, finding new challenges and a new love and new people and a new city and stuff like that,” Kelsey mentioned. “I’m really very excited about it, and we’ll certainly always honor the past. We have to honor the fact that John Mahoney died and that Martin is no longer with us. We’ll be dealing with that for sure.”
Kelsey additionally confirmed that the reboot will tackle Niles and Daphne’s absences. “We’ll certainly be responsive about the fact that there was a brother and such,” the actor defined. “But the new world for Frasier is one of new friendships — and some new twists and turns he didn’t know were still in there.”
In an interview with TODAY in Feb. 2023, Kelsey defined that followers will see an entire new facet to Frasier within the reboot. “It’s a new world. It’s a new life. Frasier’s going back to Boston to put himself back in a place where he didn’t feel like he quite made it. He wants to feel like he conquered it again,” he mentioned.