A revival of the iconic 1990s CBS series “Northern Exposure” is currently in development at the network with original series star Rob Morrow to reprise his role as Dr. Joel Fleischman.
Fleischman returns to Cicely, Alaska for the funeral of an old friend and once there he finds a new set of quirky characters, and reunites with old ones. Morrow will also executive produce in addition to starring in the follow-up.
The Emmy-winning original series ran for six seasons and starred John Corbett, Barry Corbin, Janine Turner, John Cullum, Darren E. Burrows, Cynthia Geary, Elaine Miles, and Peg Phillips.
Corbett is attached as a producer on the revival though isn’t set to appear at this time. Josh Brand will write and executive produce, with John Falsey and Ben Silverman also executive producing. Brand and Falsey co-created the original series.
Source: TV Line