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“The Nanny” Original Cast to Reunite for Virtual Table Read of Pilot Episode

“It’s a once in a lifetime pandemic performance for our fans around the world."

She had style, she had flair, she was there—via Zoom!

Fran Drescher can currently be seen on your television screens in the new NBC series Indebted, but she’s also reuniting with her first sitcom family. Drescher and the original cast of The Nanny are getting back together for a virtual table read of the classic CBS series’ first episode.

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“Laughter is the best medicine! So, in these challenging times, Petah and I thought, wouldn’t it be great if we pulled together the original cast of The Nanny for a virtual read of the pilot?” Drescher said in a statement, referring to co-creator Peter Marc Jacobson. “It’s a once in a lifetime Pandemic Performance for our fans around the world who are currently stressing in isolation and could use a real upper! It sure has given each of us a lift and we hope it does for you as well.”

Last week Drescher teased a Nanny surprise announcement on Twitter that led some fans to think the sitcom was finally headed to a streaming platform, but a virtual table read is the next best thing in these dark, self-isolating times.

Variety reports that the Zoom table read will be posted on the Sony Pictures YouTube page the morning of Monday, April 6.

To celebrate the occasion, Logo will be airing a “Best of The Nanny” marathon, featuring the pilot and nine other classic episodes, on April 6, starting at 8pm ET.

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