We recently shared news that Baywatch was heading to the Big Screen following its domination of TV on Saturday nights for many years throughout the Nineties.
Baywatch will be following Big Screen reboots of such hits as The A-Team, Starsky and Hutch, Dukes of Hazzard and 21 Jump Street.
Now we read that those animated Griffins are heading to the screen in a Family Guy movie http://metro.co.uk/2015/12/03/family-guy-could-be-on-its-way-to-the-big-screen-as-seth-macfarlane-says-hell-do-a-movie-version-soon-5542692/?ito=twitter
Of course animated TV shows have had great success from going from the small screen to the big screen from Spongebob Squarepants to The Simpsons.
However over the years, fans of TV shows have found their show find life on the big screen, probably the biggest example was Serenity, which gave fans of Firefly one last outing but has also worked for other shows, most recently Entourage.
The issue normally is the TV show which can be half hour to 45 minutes has to be stretched out, personally for me this is most obvious in TV Comedies, where the half hour fun format can get really stretched.
Star Trek found life in cinemas after its TV axe but also successfully returned to TV and then even reinvented itself for the big screen again.
Ricky Gervais will next year be taking his beloved David Brent from The Office onto the big screen.
Of course, sometimes TV shows can go to the cinema but then return to their small screen or even rebooted, most recently with The X-Files and Twin Peaks.
With a TV show already having its own fan base, it is unsurprising that studios are looking to their back catalogue for new film ideas.
Do you have a favourite cancelled TV show you would love to see return or rebooted to the Big Screen? We are always hoping that a Quantum Leap film will happen one day.
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