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Bewitched-Inspired Comedy in the Works From June Diane Raphael and Dickinson Creator Alena Smith

Something Wicked is brewing at NBC.

Grace and Frankie’s June Diane Raphael and Dickinson creator Alena Smith are teaming up for a new multi-cam comedy inspired by the classic sitcom Bewitched, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The show, which is currently in development, will pay homage to iconic shows of yesteryear as it delves into modern adult womanhood and how balancing everything, even with the help of witchcraft, is an impossible task.

Raphael will headline the project in addition to writing and executive-producing alongside Smith.

This marks the second Bewitched-centric series currently in the works. As previously reported, The Boys and Daisy Jones & The Six scribe Judalina Neira is developing an “irreverent hourlong reimagination” of the iconic show as part of her overall deal Sony Pictures Television.

The original Bewitched series ran for eight seasons (1964-1972) on ABC and followed Samantha Stevens (played by Elizabeth Montgomery), who married a mortal named Darrin (Dick York in Seasons 1-5, Dick Sargent in Seasons 6-8). Samantha’s attempts to assimilate as a normal suburban housewife were often thwarted by her magical family, who disapproved of the mixed union.

Additional TV credits for Raphael include Everything’s Trash, American Dad!, The Morning Show, Based on a True Story and Big Mouth.

Smith, meanwhile, has penned episodes of The Affair and The Newsroom along with writing and producing Dickinson.

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