LOS ANGELES – Fred Savage has been fired as executive producer and director of the reboot of ‘The Wonder Years’ following allegations of improper conduct, the TV series’ production company has confirmed.
“Recently we were made aware of allegations of inappropriate behavior by Fred Savage and, as is the policy, an investigation has been launched. Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his tenure as executive producer and director of ‘The Wonder Years,'” 20th Television said in a statement on Saturday.
20. Television did not immediately provide further details. A Savage spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Savage, 45, was a child star when he appeared in the original series, which ran on ABC from 1988 to 1993 and followed a white suburban family in the late 1960s and early 1970s. A new version of the show, narrated by Don Cheadle, premiered last fall. The new series revolves around a black family living in Montgomery, Alabama in the late 1960s.
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