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Lisa Kudrow's 'The Comeback' May Actually Make a Comeback

 

Lisa Kudrow's 'The Comeback' May Actually Make a Comeback

 

Lisa Kudrows’ post-‘Friends’ comedy foray ‘The Comeback’ may soon live up to its name, as the once-canceled HBO series looks to be resurrected.

According to Deadline, HBO is in discussions with series creator and executive producer Michael Patrick King and Kudrow to bring back the series nearly a decade after the show’s first and only season.

It is suggested that the return would not be ongoing, but instead a limited or event series.

The comedy aired in 2005 and followed Valerie Cherish (Kudrow) as a one-time sitcom star trying to resurrect her fading career as a documentary crew chronicled her progress. That is to say, Kudrow and HBO were self-referential before Matt LeBlanc decided to play himself in Showtime’s ‘Episodes.’

‘The Comeback,’ which also starred Malin Ackerman who since then has rose to fame, ran for 13 episodes and earned three Emmy nominations including one for Kudrow, but while it was critically well-received, it did not do well enough in the ratings. That was during its original run, however, but since then, the show has garnered a cult following and a growing fan base.

In the meantime, King has been running the CBS comedy ‘2 Broke Girls’ while Kudrow has been starring on Showtime’s ‘Web Therapy’ and has also earned a recurring role on ABC’s ‘Scandal.’ It’s speculated that the style and tone of the show may have been just a bit ahead of its time, comparable to that of ‘Arrested Development’ or ‘Community,’ where repeat viewing enhances the quality.


Details
Person:
- Lisa Kudrow
Show:
- The Comeback
Network:
- HBO

Written by: AnthonyWrites
Mar 20th, 2014, 9:36 am

Images courtesy of HBO

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