“Northern Exposure” may be on its way back to television.
According to Deadline, CBS is currently developing a revival of the cult drama, with original series star Rob Morrow returning the his role as Dr. Joel Fleischman.
In the Emmy-winning original series, which ran from 1990 to 1995, was about Dr. Fleischman, who fresh out of medical school is assigned to work in the quirky small town of Cicely, Alaska.
The new “Northern Exposure”, written by original co-creator Josh Brand, features Fleischman returning to Cicely to attend the funeral only to reunite with old friends and meet new ones.
Brand is also returning to produce the revival with co-creator John Falsey. The duo also created the classic drama “St. Elsewhere”.