SCRIPTED | 1 SEASON | PEACOCK
NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming service has officially greenlit a follow-up series to the classic sitcom “Punky Brewster.”
The new “Punky Brewster” will see the return of original series star Soleil Moon Frye as well as Cherie Johnson. In the new version, Punky (Frye) is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy (Quinn Copeland), a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.
In addition to Copeland, new cast members include Lauren Donzis, Oliver De Los Santos, and Noah Cottrell. Freddie Prinze Jr. guest stars in the pilot as Punky’s ex-husband. Peacock has ordered a 10-episode first season.