After witnessing the successful reboots of TV classics Will & Grace and Twin Peaks (with a new Roseanne on the way), there are talks that 1990s hit Mad About You will also return to our screens.

According to TVLine, Sony, who produced the show, "has begun informal talks with leads Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser about bringing the series back for a limited run".

Reiser also co-created the comedy, which centred on married couple Paul and Jamie in New York. The TV show filmed its last episode in 1999.

Media reports suggest that the eighth season would take place in the present day, focusing on the couple's life together after their 17-year-old daughter, Mabel, goes to college.


"If we can find the story to tell, and anybody's interested, I'd be open to it," Reiser said.

Reiser, who has most recently been seen in the Netflix hit Stranger Things, told People magazine that, until recently, he had been wary of any talk of a reboot.

"For years, I would've said, 'Absolutely no. We never would do it' - I was proud of how we ended it really well."

But Reiser said, "To me, it's interesting when I see my kids are growing and leaving the house. It's like, 'Oh.' It's like that moment when you get married. It's like we're in a new world that we don't know the rules of."

Hunt has enjoyed a successful movie career, winning an Academy Award alongside Jack Nicholson in As Good As it Gets. She also garnered a best supporting actress nod for her performance in The Sessions.