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'Bewitched' follow-up about Samantha's granddaughter lands at NBC

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The highly sought-after followup to Bewitched has finally found a home at NBC, EW has confirmed.

The network confirmed on Wednesday that it has given a pilot commitment to the followup, penned by The Vow writers Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein. It follows Daphne, Samantha’s granddaughter and Tabitha’s daughter, who is now a single twentysomething with magical powers. According to Deadline, who first reported the news, she soon realizes that her seemingly perfect life is missing one thing: love.

The original series starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha aired from 1964 to 1972. Tabitha, an ABC spinoff centering on her daughter Tabitha, ran from 1977 to 1978.

The new Bewitched followup is produced by Sony TV and Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick’s Red Wagon Entertainment, the team behind 2005’s Bewitched film with Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell. Daniel Rappaport is executive producing.