Buffy the Vampire Slayer Won't Return Until Joss Whedon 'Decides It's Time'

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Fox Chairman and CEO Gary Newman was interviewed this morning at the INTV conference in Jerusalem and made a statement that will please all you Buffy fans out there.

"I think if you look in our library, "Buffy" is probably the most ripe show we have for bringing back..."

Watch our exclusive People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN) special, EW Reunites: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, here or download the free app on your favorite device. During its seven-season run, the drama-comedy-supernatural mishmash created by Joss Whedon represented a lot of storytelling highs, while behind the scenes, it launched the careers of a number of great writers, including "UnREAL" co-creator Marti Noxon, "Once Upon a Time" executive producer Jane Espenson, "The Martian" screenwriter Drew Goddard, and many others. According to a recent article from Variety, Fox has thought about bringing Buffy back before. "And until Joss decides it's time, it won't happen".

But Newman said, "Reboots aren't actually a focus for us".

Prospects are looking brighter for the return of beloved teen series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" - unless creator Joss Whedon decides otherwise.

If Buffy did make a comeback, it wouldn't be the only classic Fox show to do so. Seeing her back on the small screen would not only be timely, but contribute to the current television landscape that needs to show more girls as action heroes. However, the network has built up a reputation for bringing back their successful series.

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Gellar (aka Buffy, herself) celebrated the series' 21st anniversary last weekend by sharing a nostalgia-packed Instagram gallery of her favorite moments.

With The X-Files, Prison Break, and 24 all getting reboots, fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer now have a glimmer of hope.

But, he cautioned, "If you do it cynically, if you don't have a great creative reason to to it, I don't think it's going to work". "I have always believed that the world is changed by your example, not by your opinion". If we did it with these guys, they'd be the age they basically are.

Until anything's official, however, a Buffy revival is just a...

So would the Buffy fanbase be up for a revival?

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