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‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel Adds Original Cast Members Melanie Mayron and Polly Draper

‘Thirtysomething’ Sequel Adds Original Cast Members Melanie Mayron and Polly Draper

ABC’s “Thirtysomething” sequel series, “Thirtysomething(else),” has added two more original cast members.

Melanie Mayron and Polly Draper will return to star in the pilot, reprising their roles as Melissa Steadman and Ellyn Warren, and will have recurring arcs should the project go to series.

They join other original cast-members Ken Olin, Mel Harris, Timothy Busfield and Patricia Wettig. New cast includes Auden Thornton and Chris Wood.

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“Apparently, raising children (even grown children) never ends, but who could have known how hard it would be for them to raise their parents?” reads the sequel’s description from ABC.

Thirtysomething” originally ran from 1987-1991 for four seasons and a total of 85 hourlong episodes, earning 13 Emmy Awards out of 41 nominations, including Best Drama. It also won two Golden Globes.

The drama series highlighted a tight-knit group of baby boomers living in Philadelphia,

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