“Recently, we were notified of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage and, as usual, an investigation has been initiated. Upon its completion, the decision was made to terminate his employment as executive producer and director of “The Wonder Years”, a spokesperson for 20th Television. deadline said.
Details of the complaints were not provided.
Neither Savage nor his representatives were immediately available for comment.
“The Wonder Years,” launched last September, is a reboot of the popular series that aired from 1988 to 1993 and starred Savage as a child growing up in the 1960s. It was produced for 20th Television, which is part of Disney Television Studios.
The series has not yet been renewed for a second season.
Wild was the subject of complaints in the past. Alley Mills, who played Savage’s mother in the original series, said in 2018 that a sexual harassment lawsuit against costume designer Monique Long against Savage and the actor who played her older brother Jason Hervey ended the show. . The lawsuit was subsequently resolved and dropped, according to Vanity Fair.
In 2018, a costume designer from “The Grinder” sued Savage, who starred in the series, and Fox, claiming that the actor had yelled at her and restricted a hostile environment for women. Fox at the time said an investigation found no evidence of wrongdoing.