Brit sitcom Absolutely Fabulous to be remade for US

January 26th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI  

London, January 26 (ANI): Brit TV programme Absolutely Fabulous is set to be remade for the American TV, according to reports.

A pilot episode of the hit sitcom, starring Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley and Julia Sawalha, would be produced by its original writer Saunders, along with Sony Pictures TV and BBC Worldwide.

The BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning programme was broadcast on the BBC from 1992 to 1996 and 2001 to 2004, reports the BBC.

It starred Saunders as fashion publicist Edina and Joanna Lumley as her best friend Patsy, who drive Eddie’’s sensible teen daughter, Saffron, crazy with their wild antics.

And now the US version of the comedy would go on to become the latest line of Brit TV show to have a makeover. (ANI)

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