ABC NEWS SPECIAL CELEBRATES THE LEGACY OF TWO ICONIC TELEVISION SERIES
‘Nightline’ Presents ‘All About ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’ Featuring Interviews With Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Jackée Harry, Ellie Kemper, Kerry Washington and More
Half-Hour Prime-Time Special Airs Wednesday, May 22 (9:33 – 10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC
After the star-studded live sitcom special “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons,’” “Nightline” will take a special look at the cultural and historical significance of the two iconic series. Participants in the live sitcom special along with modern-day comedians, television stars and journalists reminisce about each show’s groundbreaking impact and legacy. “All About ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’” airs WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 (9:33–10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.
The prime-time special features interviews with “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” creator Norman Lear; host and executive producer Jimmy Kimmel and stars Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Jackée Harry, Ellie Kemper and Kerry Washington; comedians and actors Raven-Symoné, David Alan Grier, Lil’ Rel and John Amos; original “The Jeffersons” cast member Marla Gibbs; and journalists Deborah Roberts, Chris Connelly, Marc Lamont Hill and Joe Levy.
The special is produced by ABC News. Steven Baker is executive producer.
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