«The Wonder Years» news hot of the presses!

In September 2021, a New «The Wonder Years» Series premiered on the US-American network ABC. Unfortunately, the series was cancelled in September 2023 after just two seasons.

In Short | Where to Watch | Producing Season 1 | Producing the Pilot

In Short

  • * September 15, 2023: ABC cancelled the New «The Wonder Years» Series after two seasons.
  • * March 24, 2023: ABC announced that in the United States the second season of the New «The Wonder Years» Series will return on Wednesday, June 14, at 9pm with a special one-hour premiere. As before, episodes will be available at ABC on demand and on Hulu the day following their premieres. The second season will be available on Disney+ as well starting in August.
  • * November 8, 2022: The second season of the New «The Wonder Years» Series was pushed back to Summer 2023. Hang in there...
  • * June 8, 2022: Like the Original Series, the New «The Wonder Years» Series received a Peabody Award. Congratulations!
  • * May 13, 2022: The New «The Wonder Years» Series was renewed for a second season by ABC.
  • * May 6, 2022: Disney fired Fred Savage as Executive Producer/Director of the New «The Wonder Years» Series due to multiple complaints of misconduct.
  • * October 26, 2021: ABC has picked up the New «The Wonder Years» Series for a full season of 22 episodes.
  • * May 14, 2021: ABC officially announced the new series.
  • * July 8, 2020: News broke that famed director Lee Daniels and Kevin-Arnold-actor Fred Savage plan a new version of the beloved TV show «The Wonder Years».

Where to Watch

New TWY Logo

In the United States, the New «The Wonder Years» Series aired on ABC. The series premiered on September 22, 2021, and the final episode aired on August 16, 2023. Episodes are also available on Hulu and on on Disney+.

In Canada, CTV aired the new series.

Internationally, the show is (mostly) available on Disney+ as a «Star Original».

Different from the rest of the world, in Latin America the new series is available on the Disney-owned streaming service Star+ (source).


Producing Season 1

The first season started filming in mid-August 2021.

Thanks to the cast and crew sharing pictures on Instagram, we get some insights:

Production Schedule Filming in the Church 2 Conversation behind the scenes Director's Chair Filming Fred Directing Producers Filming in the Church 1 Super 8 Camera Training Robert Townsend directing Robert Townsend directing Filming on the Road

The pilot episode had its world premiere at the «Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival» on August 6, 2021. Floyd Rance, the festival's co-founder, did a half hour video interview with the cast and crew of the new series which is available on Instagram.

Producing the Pilot

Filming for the pilot episode took place in Georgia in April 2021.

The cast and crew are busy posting pictures on Instagram. Here's a small selection:

Writer and Director Savage and Patterson on set EJ (Dean) and Fred (Kevin) The Child Actors EJ on the bike TWY jacket

Fred Savage and EJ Williams also shared a first behind the scenes video from filming the pilot episode.

Post-production was finished soon after and the pilot was then submitted to ABC.

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