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‘Frasier’ is coming back, and Kelsey Grammer will return, too

Kelsey Grammer will return for the ‘Frasier’ reboot on Paramout+

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In this Sept. 13, 1998 file photo, cast members of “Frasier,” from left, Dan Butler, John Mahoney, Peri Gilpin, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pierce, winners of the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, pose backstage at the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles.

Cast members of “Frasier,” from left, Dan Butler, John Mahoney, Peri Gilpin, Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves and David Hyde Pierce, winners of the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, pose backstage at the 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 13, 1998. “Frasier” will be returning with a new reboot series in the near future on Paramount+

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The ’90s sitcom “Frasier” will be returning with a new reboot series in the near future on Paramount+, CNN reports.

  • Kelsey Grammer — who starred as main character Frasier Crane — will repirse the role for the new show.
  • “Frasier” ended 17 years ago.
  • Grammer first appeared as Frasier on the ’80s sitcom “Cheers.” “Frasier” has often been considered a spinoff of “Cheers.”

What about the cast?

Per BBC News, Grammer confirmed the reboot, expressing his excitement for the show to return.

  •  ”I gleefully anticipate sharing the next chapter in the continuing journey of Dr. Frasier Crane.

It’s unclear if Grammer’s supporting cast — David Hyde Pierce, who played Niles, and Jane Leeves, who played Daphne — will return for the show, according to CNN.

  • “The revival will have everything you love about the original: coziness, great writing, and of course, a cast led by Kelsey Grammer,” Paramount+ said, according to CNN.

Why now?

David Stapf, president of CBS Studios, said there had been a call from fans to bring back the show, according to NBC News.

  • “There has long been a call from fans for its return, and that call is now answered,” he said.