Ladies, raise your champagne glasses (or perhaps the entire bottles): "AbFab" is on its way back.
Three new specials will mark the 20th anniversary of the pairing of Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley in the hit Britcom "Absolutely Fabulous," according to BBC America, which has signed on, along with cable's Logo channel, as an American co-producer with BBC Worldwide.
No airdates yet, but in April, the Guardian reported that work on the specials was expected to begin later this year and quoted a Hello! magazine report in which Lumley said she expected to begin shooting in late August -- even though Saunders, who writes the series, hadn't yet begun work on the scripts.
Here's what Saunders had to say in the statement BBC America released today: