April 19 2019

All in the Family and The Jeffersons to be honored in live special

Jimmy Kimmel will host a special May 22 to honor Norman Lear and two of his most memorable sitcoms: All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All In The Family and The Jeffersons will see Oscar-winning actors recreating episodes of each series. Woody Harrelson will play Archie Bunker with Marisa Tomei playing Edith. Ellie Kemper will play Gloria, but no word on Michael yet.

On The Jeffersons side of the equation, Jamie Foxx will play George to Wanda Sykes’ Weezie. Will Ferrell will play the neighbor Tom, which may be the most perfect casting of the whole thing.

There is more casting to be announced, but this is already amazing. Kimmell will cohost the special with Norman Lear and it may be the most magical thing on TV this year.

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