ABC Draws Viewers With Live Remake Of 'All In The Family' And 'The Jeffersons'

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The 2018-2019 TV season ended with an unusual experiment for ABC: a live remake of classic sitcoms "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons." The star-studded program featured a memorable flub by actor Jamie Foxx and proved to be a success for the network after lagging behind CBS and NBC in the ratings. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) gives his take and discusses the new trend of live network programming with Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd.

This segment aired on May 24, 2019.


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