Friends reunion airing on TV in February

By Alexandra Heilbron on January 14, 2016 | 5 Comments


 Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow and Matthew PerryThe long-awaited Friends reunion is finally happening. The entire cast of Friends will reunite for a two-hour special on NBC as a tribute to sitcom director James Burrows. Burrows, 75, who recently directed his 1,000 TV episode with an episode of NBC’s sitcom Crowded, directed 15 episodes of Friends.

In addition to the cast of Friends, cast members of other TV shows that Burrows has directed will also be on hand to honor him, including The Big Bang Theory, Will & Grace, Mike & Molly, Taxi, Cheers and Frasier. Burrow has won a total of 10 Emmy Awards during his career and in 2015 earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Directors Guild of America.

All of the Friends cast members – Jennifer Aniston, Matt LeBlanc, David SchwimmerCourteney CoxLisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry – are scheduled to appear on the special, which will air Sunday, February 21st.



Comments & Discussion

  1. Steve • January 14, 2016 @ 10:43 AM

    Where’s Lisa Kudrow in this picture ? No Friends reunion would be complete without Phoebe Buffay.

  2. Lise • January 14, 2016 @ 3:58 PM

    I’m rather surprise that they didn’t do a come-back movie instead, like ‘Sex in the City’ did.

  3. D.S. • January 14, 2016 @ 6:03 PM

    It’s a shame a movie wasn’t done with this great cast. Their writers were hilarious making this show like no other. If it happens, it’ll be great to see them all together again. I’ve already read that Matthew Perry might not be able to be there and he might make a tape to air.

  4. Jenny • January 14, 2016 @ 9:37 PM

    Saw one episode when it was on. That was 22 minutes I wish I’d spent doing something else. Complete crap. Just like two and a half men. That kind of garbage is why people’s brains are turning to mush.

  5. Lana • January 16, 2016 @ 10:52 AM

    One of my favor shows. Will always love Friends and can watch it over again.


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