Tony Shalhoub Returns As Monk For A TV Movie

monk logo Tony Shalhoub Returns As Monk For A TV Movie

Monk creator Andy Breckman has revealed that after almost three years of being off the air, Monk is returning to TV!

Tony Shalhoub will return as the obsessive compulsive title character, Adrian Monk, for a two-hour made-for-TV movie set to air sometime later this year. Breckman told MY9TV.com that he had recently finished writing the script titled Mr. Monk For Mayor, which will revolve around Monk running for Mayor of San Francisco.

USA Network has yet to confirm this long awaited return but Breckman announced that filming would begin this summer and expects the film to air in December. If successful, meaning the ratings are high, Breckman is ready and willing to pen a sequel.

Three years ago the show went off the air, not because of low ratings, but because Breckman’s story lines dried up – he felt that the entire story had been told. Obviously this wasn’t the case though since here we are waiting to bask in Monk’s comedic and dramatic glory once again.

It looks like all the original cast members are on board for the return and fans that stuck with the series for over 8 years will now get some resolution to all their unanswered questions.

Are you excited for Monk’s return? Let us know in the comment section below!

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  • Mariebrowning5

    Oh Wow!
    I am so in love with Monk,that I am now going on my second watch of all the episodes. Luckily, I think, I have a bad memory, so I can watch them over and over again as if they were new. I know, sick. I love Tony,the whole cast, Natalie. Always treated him so perfectly
    I can’t wait to see this.

  • http://twitter.com/MinimeJer05 Jeremy Lebens

    Wow, this is AWESOME news. I’ve always loved the show Monk.

  • Mjdubin

    I hope Monk runs for mayor against Harold Crenshaw. Then he can make Stottlemeyer Police Chief, who will then bring Randy Disher back to town. Hopefully, both natalie and Sharona are in the TV movies.

  • QtipHelloman

    OMG OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SOOOO EXCITED OMG!!!!! Dude can’t wait! Unfortunately, I don’t have cable (or channels of any kind… saw the tv series on DVD on my cpu) so imma hafta barge in on a friend or something.
    Hope they bring back everyone, like sharona, natalie, molly, the Cap’n, & randy ;)P love randy HA ROFLMAO just remembering the moments between them all… did i already say I CAN’T WAIT???

  • Kris Olson-Sansote

    Ready for Monks return!!!

  • haha

    hahaha i love the monk . i can’t wait i

  • GreatestMonkfan ever

    Absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Monk! I don’t watch anything on TV except the food network. Monk was the only TV series that was absolutely fantastic! Please, please bring him back!

  • Sophie

    Did The Monk movie already air?

  • Rick Sutton

    Just found out Monk isn’t returning! Good luck USA network with weak programming like Graceland! Monk put you on the Map! Bring Monk Back!