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Ted Sarandos Wants a ‘Love, American Style’ Reboot for Netflix (Exclusive)

With Netflix’s “Set It Up” and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” being credited for helping revive the popularity of romantic comedies, it’s no surprise that Ted Sarandos has the syrupy-sweet genre on his mind.

The streamer’s chief content officer tells Variety that he would love to reboot “Love, American Style,” the Paramount Television anthology series that ran on ABC from 1969 to 1974.

“Someone should do ‘Love, American Style,’ don’t you think?” Sarandos said on the Emmys red carpet. “It’s an anthology. It’s a rom-com. It makes people feel good.”

“Love, American Style” was not only nominated twice for best comedy series Emmys, but a 1972 episode about a character named Richie Cunningham helped launch the iconic series “Happy Days.” Another episode became the pilot for “Wait Till Your Father Gets Home,” an animated series by Hanna-Barbera.

Netflix revivals have included “Queer Eye,” “Lost in Space,

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