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'Who's the Boss?' sequel: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the return of the vintage sitcom

The sequel series will see Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano return to show how the generational gap is affected in 2020

As time marches on, there appears to be only one thing that's a sure bet: the past. Nostalgia continues to be a big market and the latest series to be staging a comeback is the classic '80s sitcom, 'Who's the Boss?' The new series is not a reboot and will see Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano return to see how the generational gap applies to the 20s of the 21st century. Stay tuned to this page for news, cast updates, release dates and trailer for this sequel to the beloved and critically acclaimed '80s sitcom.

Release date

There is no release date set yet for the 'Who's the Boss' sequel series.


The original series saw Tony Micelli (Tony Danza), a former Major League Baseball player come to work for divorced advertising executive Angela Bower (Judith Light) and her son Jonathan Bower (Danny Pintauro) as a live-in housekeeper, accompanied by his daughter, Samantha Micelli (Alyssa Milano).

According to Deadline, "The new show will take place 30 years after the events of the original series, centered around former Major League Baseball player/retired housekeeper Tony Micelli and his relationship with his daughter Samantha Micelli. She is now a single mother, living in the house the original series was set in. In line with Norman Lear’s classic shows, the new comedy will explore generational differences, as well as opposing world views and parenting styles within the dynamic of a modern family in 2020." 


Tony Danza

Tony Danza attends AARP The Magazine's 19th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards at Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel on January 11, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tony Danza is most well known for his role as Tony Micelli on 'Who's The Boss?,' which earned him nominations for or an Emmy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. His had an early career as a boxer, but it was as an actor that he truly made his fame. He has had a sitcom of his very own - 'The Tony Danza Show' - as well as starring in films such as 'Don Jon,' 'Angels in the Outfield,' and 'The Hollywood Knights.'

Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano attends the 10th Anniversary Gala Benefiting CORE hosted by Sean Penn, Bryan Lourd And Vivi Nevo at Wiltern Theatre on January 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

Alyssa Milano began her career early, as a 7-year-old on a national touring company performing 'Annie.' She later got a major role in the coming-of-age drama 'Old Enough,' but what really rocketed her to stardom was her role on 'Who's the Boss?' Since then, she has gone on to star in 'Charmed,' 'Wet Hot American Summer,' and 'Mistresses.' She is also known for igniting a resurgence of the #MeToo hashtag, originally started by activist Tarana Burke. 


Norman Lear and Brent Miller will executive produce the new show under their ACT III Productions banner, which is under a first-look deal at Sony Pictures Television. Dan Farah of Farah Films will also executive produce. Farah brought the new take to the studio with Danza and Milano attached. Danza and Milano will also executive produce.


There is currently no trailer for the series.

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