Could this be a best news ever for “Friends” fans?
NBC Chief Robert Greenblatt announced a network’s wish for a “Friends” reunion. But it’s not a kind you’re thinking.
The network is formulation a prime-time special to applaud maestro TV executive James Burrows that would be timed to his 1,000th part behind a camera. The two-hour special will atmosphere during 9 p.m. Feb. 21 on NBC.
Among those appearing in a special are Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt LeBlanc.
“I shouldn’t go into detail,” Greenblatt told reporters during a peacock network’s day of panels Wednesday during a Television Critics Assn. press debate in Pasadena. “I’m anticipating that all 6 of them will be there in a same room during a same time. we don’t know, logistically, if we can lift that off.”
Should it happen, it’d be a initial time a expel has reunited as a organisation in front of a camera given a renouned comedy went off a atmosphere in 2004.
Even if a devise doesn’t reunite them in one room during a same time, all 6 would be participating in some capacity, combined NBC’s boss of choice and late-night programming, Paul Telegdy.
Burrows, whose career spans 4 decades, destined 15 episodes of “Friends,” according to IMDb.
The NBC special also will reunite a casts of some of Burrows’ other heading series, including “Taxi,” “Cheers,” “Frasier” and “Will Grace,” as good as stars from some-more new programs Burrows has directed, such as “The Big Bang Theory” and “Mike Molly.”
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