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What Really Happened With Fred Savage on ‘The Wonder Years’

It was as Fred Savage was preparing to direct his ninth episode of ABC’s reboot of The Wonder Years that a group of six women on the crew united to take action. Despite their fears about possible repercussions, in February they sent a complaint to Disney and subsequently spoke to an HR executive regarding their […]

‘Wonder Years’ Showrunner on “Moving Forward” After Fred Savage Firing

The team behind the The Wonder Years — including Don Cheadle, Dulé Hill, EJ Williams, Saycon Sengbloh, Laura Kariuki and showrunner Saladin K. Patterson — turned out at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on Sunday evening for a FYC screening of the season one finale and panel after the show. The cast remained tight-lipped […]

Fred Savage Let Go From ‘Wonder Years’ Following Misconduct Investigation

Fred Savage has been let go from his roles as executive producer and director of ABC’s revived The Wonder Years following an investigation into misconduct, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Savage faced three separate allegations and cooperated with the investigation, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. “Recently, we were made aware of […]

How Fred Savage Was Convinced to Relive His Wonder Years

Fred Savage had no intention of revisiting his past. In fact, he said as much, multiple times, when asked about a potential Wonder Years revival. “And I stand by it,” he says now. While the coming-of-age comedy that premiered this fall bears the Wonder Years name, the former star insists Saladin K. Patterson’s version is […]

Fred Savage Reacts to Being a “Hall Pass” After Emmys Sketch, Reflects on Presenting With Late Carl Reiner

Fred Savage discussed his surprise sketch a the 2021 Emmys during Tuesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! During Sunday night’s ceremony, the actor appeared in a sketch alongside Emmys host Cedric the Entertainer, Zooey Deschanel, Alyson Hannigan, Scott Bakula and Jason Alexander as they jokingly reflected on having yet to win an Emmy. Savage shared […]

ABC’s ‘The Wonder Years’: TV Review

Saladin K. Patterson's reboot of the classic sitcom retains the voiceover narration, coming-of-age tropes and 1960s setting, but revolves around a new family — the Williamses, a Black middle-class household in Montgomery, Alabama.

Fred Savage Looks Back on Landing ‘Wonder Years’ Role

The Wonder Years — which returns to ABC on Sept. 22 in a version that follows a Black family in the late 1960s living in Montgomery, Alabama — was nominated for 28 Emmy Awards during its 1988-92 run. Among them was one for star Fred Savage, who at 13 became the youngest male actor ever […]

‘The Wonder Years’ Reboot Featuring Black Family a Go at ABC

'The Wonder Years' is returning to ABC. Nearly 30 years since it wrapped its six-season run, the network is teaming with 'Empire' co-creator Lee Daniels for a reboot of the coming-of-age comedy — only this time, it will feature a Black family.

‘What Just Happened’: Fred Savage Explains the Truth (and Fiction) Behind Fox’s Meta Comedy

When Fred Savage was 12, he moved from Chicago to Los Angeles to star in the iconic '80s sitcom The Wonder Years, and his father, noticing that Savage was a little lonely in this new city, gave him the first book in the The Moon Is the Sun at Night series. "I just fell into that […]

WatchTime L.A.: Inside Hollywood’s Love Affair With Luxury Timepieces

The Hollywood Reporter's WatchTime L.A. panel on Hollywood’s love affair with luxury timepieces on Saturday featured Hollywood stylist Jeanne Yang, actor-director Fred Savage, UTA partner David Park, and vintage watch collector Morgan King.

Hollywood Stylist Jeanne Yang Talks Timepieces Ahead of THR WatchTime L.A. Panel

The Hollywood Reporter caught up with stylist Jeanne Yang to talk about her latest watch obsessions, why she thinks timepieces are hotter than ever in Hollywood, and about the very Tony Stark pieces her client Downey Jr. has worn on the 'Avengers: Endgame' circuit.

Aftershow Spoof ‘What Just Happened??!,’ Starring Fred Savage, a Go at Fox

The nine-episode hybrid half-hour comedy/talk show comes complete with a fictional preshow, 'The Flare.'