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The One Where They Got Back Together

27/02/2020

The One Where They Got Back Together

HBO Max

The Friends Cast Set to Reunite for Exclusive HBO Max Special Unscripted Cast Reunion Special, Along with All 236 episodes of the Emmy -Winning Series, will be Available to Subscribers at the Launch of HBO Max

BURBANK, CA - FEBRUARY 21, 2020 - It's official, Friends fans! After 15 years, nine months, and innumerable fan requests from around the globe, we now have the brand-new information' you've been waiting for. The Friends cast will be reuniting exclusively for an untitled unscripted special for HBO Max, WarnerMedia's direct-to-consumer offering debuting in May 2020.

Series stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer will return to the iconic comedy's original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank for a celebration of the beloved show. The unscripted cast reunion special, along with all 236 episodes of the Emmy -winning series, will be available to subscribers at the launch of HBO Max.

Guess you could call this the one where they all got back together - we are reuniting with David, Jennifer, Courteney, Matt, Lisa, and Matthew for an HBO Max special that will be programmed alongside the entire Friends library, said Kevin Reilly, chief content officer, HBO Max and president, TBS, TNT, and truTV. I became aware of Friends when it was in the very early stages of development and then had the opportunity to work on the series many years later and have delighted in seeing it catch on with viewers generation after generation. It taps into an era when friends - and audiences - gathered together in real time and we think this reunion special will capture that spirit, uniting original and new fans.

Ben Winston will direct the special and will executive produce along with Friends executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. The special hails from Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television and Fulwell 73 Productions. Aniston, Cox, Kudrow, LeBlanc, Perry, and Schwimmer will also executive produce the special. Emma Conway and James Longman are co-executive producers.

To get caught up on original Friends episodes, sister WarnerMedia network TBS recently announced that for the next four weeks every episode of Friends will air on TBS and livestream on the TBS app, weekdays from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Additionally, the network has curated an experience for fans offering the best of the series on their digital platforms.

About Friends

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of its debut in 1994, Friends remains one of television's most beloved series. One of the highest-rated shows on television in its original network run, the series still remains a perennial go-to in syndication and on streaming services, where it continues to be a smash hit worldwide. A favorite among critics and fans alike throughout its 10-season run, Friends not only won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy series, but also garnered Emmy Awards for series stars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow. From Warner Bros. Television, Friends follows the lives and loves of a close-knit group of friends living in New York City: siblings Ross (David Schwimmer) and Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), along with friends Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow), Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc) and Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston). Friends was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, who executive produced the series with Kevin Bright through Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

About HBO Max

HBO Max is WarnerMedia's direct-to-consumer offering debuting in spring 2020. With 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from Warner Media's rich library including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes and more. Sign up for updates at HBOMax.com.

About Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television

Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television is the leading producer of unscripted programming, with over 50 series totaling some 2,300 hours of programming annually across broadcast, cable, digital, streaming, and syndication. Led by Mike Darnell, President, the division operates Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, Telepictures, and Shed Media, and is responsible for all unscripted content for the Warner Bros. Television Group. The division also shares oversight of Ellen Digital Ventures, a joint venture between Ellen DeGeneres and Warner Bros. Digital Networks. Major franchises include the top reality shows on television, including the long-running powerhouse Bachelor Nation franchise The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise and the upcoming new extensions Bachelor Presents: Listen To Your Heart and a touring version of the show The Bachelor Live on Stage, as well as the podcast extensions of the series; multiple Emmy -winning The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ellen's Game of Games and the recently renewed Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways ; the multi-Emmy winning blockbuster music competition The Voice, Little Big Shots with Melissa McCarthy, the Emmy -winning Who Do You Think You Are?, The Real Housewives of New York City, TMZ, Extra, and Huda Boss for Facebook Watch.

About Fulwell 73

Fulwell 73 produces and creates top-quality commercial television, feature and digital productions. As producer of the multi Emmy and Critics Choice Award-winning The Late Late Show with James Corden, with CBS Studios, they have a show which has dominated the digita
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