What to Watch on Wednesday: ABC’s live, star-studded All in the Family and The Jeffersons special
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Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons
HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8 p.m. on ABC
Though this special’s cast is new, everything else is a blast from the past — including the sets, which replicate the originals down to their precise measurements, and 1970s-inspired costumes. “These two scripts will be done word for word. We’re not updating anything. The lesson in that is human nature doesn’t change,” Norman Lear tells EW. “All of the problems that Archie and the Jeffersons face are clearly here today. Nothing has been totally resolved. There isn’t any subject we did through all those years that we couldn’t do again today.” —Maureen Lee Lenker
- See the star-studded All in the Family/The Jeffersons live cast get into character
- ABC’s live sitcom event adds Anthony Anderson, Ike Barinholtz, Sean Hayes, and more to cast
- The Neighborhood casts The Jeffersons star Marla Gibbs
- Here’s why One Day at a Time — one of the best shows on TV — needs to be saved
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists
HOW/WHEN & WHERE TO WATCH: 8 p.m. on Freeform
After thinking they know who killed Nolan, and hell-bent on trying to prove it, the Perfectionists are now picking up the pieces from last week’s big shocker. But the surprises aren’t over yet; new info (clues in Taylor Swift’s “ME!” music video?!) makes them question everything.
What Else to Watch:
A Tale of Two Kitchens (documentary from executive producer Gael Garcia Bernal) — Netflix
*times are ET and subject to change