• Frasier was a sitcom that aired from 1993 to 2004.
  • The revival collection premieres October 12, 2023.
  • Kelsey Grammer is returning as Frasier Cane.

One other hit sitcom is making an epic comeback. Frasier has been revived virtually 20 years after it went off the air after 11 seasons for a reboot present on Paramount+. Kelsey Grammer is returning as divorced psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, who was launched as a supporting character on Cheers earlier than he received his personal present.

Frasier aired from 1993 to 2004 and have become probably the most beloved sitcoms of on a regular basis. So you may guess that the hype for the revival collection is actual. From the premiere date to the solid, right here’s the whole lot it’s worthwhile to know in regards to the Frasier reboot.

Kelsey Grammer within the ‘Frasier’ reboot (Picture: CBS)

When Does The Frasier Reboot Premiere?

The primary two episodes of the Frasier reboot will premiere on October 12. The season will run for ten episodes that drop each Thursday, with the finale set to air on December 7. If the present is profitable, Paramount may renew it for a second season.

The place Will The Frasier Reboot Air?

Paramount+ will probably be dwelling to the Frasier reboot. Followers can watch the brand new episodes of the revival, in addition to your entire unique present, on the CBS streaming service. As a deal with to followers, CBS is airing the primary two episodes of the reboot on broadcast TV on Tuesday, October 17, 5 days after the brand new collection debuts on Paramount+.

Toks Olagundoye, Kelsey Grammer, and Nicholas Lyndhurst within the ‘Frasier’ reboot (Picture: CBS)

Who Is In The Frasier Reboot?

Kelsey Grammer is main the Frasier reboot with new and outdated faces. The brand new solid members embody Jack Cutmore-Scott as Frasier’s son Freddy, Nicholas Lyndhurst as Frasier’s school friend-turned-college professor Alan Cornwall, Toks Olagundoye as Frasier’s work colleague Olivia, Jess Salgueiro as Freddy’s roommate Eve, and Anders Keith as Frasier’s nephew David Crane.

A number of unique solid members are making visitor appearances within the reboot. That features Bebe Neuwirth as Frasier’s ex-wife Dr. Lilith Sternin and Peri Gilpin as Frasier’s former radio producer Roz Doyle. On the flip facet, David Hyde Pierce, who performed Frasier’s brother Niles, and Jane Leeves, who performed Niles’ spouse Daphne, didn’t signal on to do the reboot.

“David mainly determined he wasn’t actually fascinated about repeating the efficiency of Niles,” Kelsey instructed PEOPLE in November 2022.

Frasier reboot (Picture: CBS)

In June 2022, David instructed Vulture, “I don’t have a robust feeling that there’s something extra that I can consider that I have to say in regards to the character. However I’m not a author. And I feel in the event that they got here up with a way of telling the tales that intrigued me, then I would assume, ‘Oh, I may return and do this.’ However when it comes to my very own drive and curiosity, no. I like these characters, however I don’t miss them.” He additionally mentioned in regards to the reboot, “I consider it may be performed with out me, too — discovering new tales to inform, in the identical approach that Frasier did after Cheers.”

One other unique solid member lacking from the reboot is John Mahoney, who died in 2018 on the age of 77. John performed Fraiser’s father, retired police detective Martin Crane.

What Is The Premise Of The Frasier Reboot?

Paramount mentioned in a press launch that the 2023 Frasier collection “follows Frasier Crane within the subsequent chapter of his life as he returns to Boston with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge and an outdated dream or two to lastly fulfill.”

Kelsey teased his character’s journey within the reboot to PEOPLE final yr. “He’s our courageous little soldier that continues on in life, discovering new challenges and a brand new love and new individuals and a brand new metropolis and stuff like that,” Kelsey mentioned. “I’m actually very enthusiastic about it, and we’ll definitely all the time honor the previous. We have now to honor the truth that John Mahoney died and that Martin is not with us. We’ll be coping with that for positive.”

Kelsey additionally confirmed that the reboot will tackle Niles and Daphne’s absences. “We’ll definitely be responsive about the truth that there was a brother and such,” the actor defined. “However the brand new world for Frasier is one in every of new friendships — and a few new twists and turns he didn’t know had been nonetheless in there.”

In an interview with TODAY in Feb. 2023, Kelsey defined that followers will see an entire new facet to Frasier within the reboot. “It’s a brand new world. It’s a brand new life. Frasier’s going again to Boston to place himself again in a spot the place he didn’t really feel like he fairly made it. He desires to really feel like he conquered it once more,” he mentioned.

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