MTV Studios has officially launched as a production arm for MTV tasked with producing spinoffs, reboots, and more inspired by the company’s extensive list of original intellectual properties. The catch? Most of this programming will be produced and pitched for streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, and Apple. One that has already been announced, Daria & Jodie, is a reboot of the popular Daria franchise as well as talks of another Beavis & Butthead reboot. While the latter hasn’t been officially announced, the former has with the following show description and an accompanying teaser showcasing MTV Studios.
“DARIA & JODIE” (wt)
The iconic animated franchise is reinvented through the eyes of heroine Daria Morgendorffer and one of her closest friends Jodie Landon. These two smart young women take on the world, with their signature satirical voice while deconstructing popular culture, social classes, gender and race.
Writer: Grace Edwards (Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt, Loosely Exactly Nicole, Inside Amy Schumer)
Production Company: MTV Studios