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NBC To Remake 'The Munsters'

November 18th, 2011 8:33am EST
The Munsters
The beloved TV horror family "The Munsters" are set to make a TV comeback.

The classic black-and-white comedy series, starring Al Lewis, Yvonne De Carlo and Fred Gwynne, was taken off air in 1966 and now studio bosses are hoping to revive the show with the help of Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller.

Producers at network NBC have already ordered an hour-long pilot and the programme, reports EW.com.
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Butch Patrick Slams 'Munsters' Plans

October 4th, 2010 11:20am EDT
Butch Patrick
The Munsters star Butch Patrick has criticized plans to bring the creepy comedy family back to TV - insisting a new version of the classic show is "not going to do well."

The former child star, who played Eddie Munster in the 1960s TV show, is outraged by reports suggesting bosses at Universal studios are working on a new series based on the original program, which starred Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo.

And Patrick is adamant a new format will not be popular with viewers.

He tells TMZ.com, "Honestly, it should be left alone. I think it shows they are desperate for content. Unless the...
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'The Munsters' To Be Reincarnated On TV

October 2nd, 2010 9:49am EDT
The Munsters
Creepy comedy family The Munsters are heading back to the small screen in a new TV show with help from director Guillermo del Toro, according to reports.

The original series, starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo, ran for two years between 1964 and 1966 and it spawned several films before it was revived in the 1980s for a spin-off called "The Munsters Today," which ended in 1991.

Now executives at Universal are reportedly planning to bring the ghoulish group back once again, with "Pan's Labyrinth" director Del Toro taking a behind-the-scenes role in the project.

Bosses at TV network N...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 10

July 10th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Happy Birthday to singer/actres/tuna lover Jessica Simpson (1980), "American Wedding" actor Thomas Ian Nicholas (1980), Brand New singer Jesse Lacey (1978), Colombian actress Sofia Vergara (1972), actor Gale Harold (1969), actress Janet Julian (1959), Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant (1954), singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler (1951), folk singer Arlo Guthrie (1947), actress Sue Lyon (1946), tennis star Arthur Ashe (1943; d. 1993), prolific heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (1942), actor Nick Adams (1931; d. 1968), "The Munsters" actor Fred Gwynne (1926, d. 1993), and French Impressionist C...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 10

July 10th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Jessica Simpson
Happy Birthday to singer/actres/tuna lover Jessica Simpson (1980), "American Wedding" actor Thomas Ian Nicholas (1980), Brand New singer Jesse Lacey (1978), Colombian actress Sofia Vergara (1972), actor Gale Harold (1969), actress Janet Julian (1959), Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant (1954), singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler (1951), folk singer Arlo Guthrie (1947), actress Sue Lyon (1946), tennis star Arthur Ashe (1943; d. 1993), prolific heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (1942), actor Nick Adams (1931; d. 1968), "The Munsters" actor Fred Gwynne (1926, d. 1993), and French Impressionist C...
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