‘The Waltons: Homecoming’ on the CW brings back a 1970s classic family drama

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A half-century ago, CBS released a TV movie called “The Homecoming: A Christmas Story.” The wholesome, family-oriented film did so well it was turned into a series called “The Waltons” in 1972. The drama, which turned Richard Thomas (John-Boy) into a major star, became a huge hit, lasting nine seasons and 221 episodes, spawning six more films through 1997 after its cancellation in 1981. Now for the first time in nearly a quarter century, “The Waltons” are back in a redo of that 1971 film. Dubbed “The Waltons: Homecoming,” the CW will air the movie twice, the first time on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET a…

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