Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV?

Show's producer Debbie Allen eager for reunion

From the Grio.

On her Twitter account, TV producer and director Debbie Allen expressed her desire to reunite the cast of “A Different World” 25 years after its TV debut.

“We need to recap this ground breaking series that is so missed in TV today…can I get an AMEN,” she tweeted to her Twitter followers.

Allen recently sat down with EBONY magazine for its September issue where she discussed the show’s groundbreaking impact in American television. The show, which was essentially the sequel to The Cosby Show, was often extolled for its knack for tackling social issues of the modern day college youth. Much of the show’s success is credited to Allen’s direction. Allen, who graduated from Howard University often drew on her black college experiences as artistic fuel for the show.

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4 Responses to Will ‘A Different World’ Make Its Return to TV?

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  2. Ian Evans says:

    Yes It’s TIME! Here Is
    My Take On a Reboot of The Series Especially If It Spans Out To A Show and
    Reunion. A HILLMAN HOMECOMING It’s Time…

    “A Different
    World” Hillman College 2012-2013″:


  3. Deb says:

    If they had a special reunion show, I wouldn’t mind. But I’m not sure about a whole new series.

  4. Karen Highly Favored Cade says:


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