ABC Commits to ’90s-Set Spin-off of The Goldbergs


ABC Television Network has made a straight-to-series order for a spin-off based on the hit comedy The Goldbergs, with the new show taking place during the 1990s.

The spin-off will follow the work and personal lives of teachers at the William Penn Academy. The series will star Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor and AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis. It is due to debut during the 2018-19 broadcast season.

A Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios production, the spin-off features a story by Marc Firek and Adam F. Goldberg. Serving as executive producers are Goldberg, Doug Robinson and Firek, who also penned the teleplay.