What's Happening Now!!
|What's Happening Now!!|
Opening titles from 1985
|Created by||Eric Monte|
|Written by||Eric Monte|
|Directed by||Michael Schultz|
Fred Berry (1985–1986)
Reina King (1985–1986)
Martin Lawrence (1987–1988)
Ken Sagoes (1987–1988)
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||66 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Michael S. Baser|
Michael S. Baser
|Running time||22 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Columbia Pictures Television|
Columbia Pictures Television
Columbia TriStar Television
Sony Pictures Television
|Original network||First-run syndication|
|Original release||September 7, 1985 –|
March 26, 1988
|Preceded by||What's Happening!!|
What's Happening Now!! is an American sitcom sequel to the original ABC 1976–79 sitcom What's Happening!! focusing on its main characters as adults. It aired in first-run broadcast syndication from September 7, 1985, to March 26, 1988.
In the series, Roger "Raj" Thomas (played by Ernest Thomas) has become a fledgling writer. He bought half of the restaurant Rob's Place (renamed Rob's) and was running the business with Shirley (Shirley Hemphill), making money for himself and his new wife Nadine (Anne-Marie Johnson), who was a social worker. Dwayne (Haywood Nelson) has become a computer programmer, and Rerun (Fred Berry) a used-car salesman. Raj and Nadine live in Raj's childhood home while Rerun and Dwayne share an apartment.
- Ernest Thomas (Roger "Raj" Thomas)
- Anne-Marie Johnson (Nadine Hudson-Thomas)
- Haywood Nelson (Dwayne Nelson)
- Fred Berry (Fred "Rerun" Stubbs; 1985-1986)
- Shirley Hemphill (Shirley Wilson)
- Reina King (Carolyn Williams; 1985-1986)
- Danielle Spencer (Dee Thomas; recurring)
- Martin Lawrence (Maurice Warfield; 1987-1988)
- Ken Sagoes (Darryl; 1987-1988)
|DVD Name||Ep #||Release Date|
|The Complete First Season||22||June 12, 2007|
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