'The Baby-Sitters Club' Is Getting A 10-Episode Netflix Reboot

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Feb. 28 2019, Published 8:35 p.m. ET

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Throwback Thursday! Netflix announced today, February 28, that Ann M. Martin’s much-loved best-selling book series The Baby-Sitters Club will be getting a 10-episode reboot.

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Ann published over 35 novels of the series between 1986 and 2000 while over 200 others were ghostwritten.

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The dramedy series will follow the characters Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey as they run their babysitting company while navigating the highs and lows of being tweens.

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The Vice President of kids and family content at Netflix, Melissa Cobb told The Hollywood Reporter, "The themes of The Baby-Sitters Club ​still resonate 30 years after the original book series was released, and there has never been a more opportune time to tell an aspirational story about empowering young female entrepreneurs.”

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“Together with Ann M. Martin and the team at Walden Media, our ambition is to contemporize the storylines and adventures of this iconic group of girlfriends to reflect modern-day issues," she added.

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A film adaption of the series premiered in 1995 and starred Schuyler Fisk, Rachael Leigh Cook and Larisa Oleynik.

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Will you be tuning in to watch the book series come back to life on Netflix? Sound off below!


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