Westbrook Media Announces The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special Celebrating 30 Years of the Beloved Sitcom
Special Set to Air Exclusively on HBO Max Around Thanksgiving, Joining All Classic Series Episodes
Los Angeles, CA – Westbrook Media is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air by reuniting the cast for an unscripted special looking back at the series and the cultural impact the series has had since its debut. Set to tape September 10th, the actual 30th anniversary of the series in 1990, the reunion will launch exclusively on HBO Max around Thanksgiving. HBO Max is the exclusive SVOD home of the full series library in the US, debuting on the platform when it launched in May.
Bringing the Banks family back together, series star Will Smith will be joined by series regulars Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Alfonso Ribeiro as well as the recurring DJ Jazzy Jeff, for a funny and heartfelt night full of music, dancing, and special surprise guests, in honor of the series that ran for six seasons and 148 episodes.
Marcus Raboy (Laugh Aid, Whitney Cummings: Can I Touch It?) will direct the special, which will be executive produced by Rikki Hughes, who will serve as showrunner, as well as Miguel Melendez, Lukas Kaiser, and Brad Haugen for Westbrook Media.
About Westbrook Media
Westbrook Media is a subsidiary of Westbrook Inc., the media company launched in 2019 by founders Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, Miguel Melendez and Ko Yada, focused on empowering artists to tell stories that connect with a global audience. Led by President, Brad Haugen, Westbrook Media is a best-in-class production studio designed to incubate premium IP with talent, creators, and brands. Westbrook Media’s innovative approach challenges the status quo by combining emerging technologies, formats, and platforms with creative content to effectively broaden the storytelling landscape across digital, non-scripted linear programs, content-driven branding and marketing, and social media management.
About HBO Max
HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer offering, which debuted May 27, 2020. With 10,000 hours of curated premium content, HBO Max offers powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich library including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more. Website: HBOMax.com
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