Live In Front Of A Studio Audience...

Live In Front Of A Studio Audience...

ABC has pulled back the curtain on the third installment of its Live in Front of a Studio Audience franchise. Jimmy Kimmel announced on his late-night show Thursday that the 90-minute special will re-create episodes of comedies Diff’rent Strokes and its spinoff The Facts of Life.

The live event will air Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ET

The cast for the Diff’rent Strokes re-do is intriguing: John Lithgow will play Mr. Drummond, Kevin Hart is Arnold, Damon Wayans embodies Willis, and Ann Dowd portrays Mrs. Garrett. The Facts of Life cast is TBA.

Live Before a Studio Audience‘s executive producers Norman LearJimmy Kimmel, Brent Miller, Kerry WashingtonWill FerrellJustin Theroux and Jim Burrows are returning for this round.