Lisa Kudrow's 'The Comeback' Is Coming Back


Lisa Kudrow's 'The Comeback' Is Coming Back


And now for the most "meta" news of the day: Lisa Kudrow's comedy series, 'The Comeback,' is making a comeback. The HBO show, which originally aired in 2005, is coming back (let's say that one more time, shall we?) for a six-episode run, according to E! news. 

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For those who need a refresher: the mockumentary stars Kudrow as the washed-up actress, Valerie Cherish, who had a good run in the '80s and '90s on a workplace sitcom, but then winds up unemployed and a housewife, 20 years later. Depressed, she vows to make a comeback, and stars on the reality show, 'The Comeback,' which chronicles the so-called resurgence of her career as she auditions for a new sitcom called, 'Room and Bored' (come to think of it, the whole show is very meta). 

Though HBO has yet to confirm anything regarding the project, the new season would pick up nine years after the show went off the air (after only one season), with original stars Kudrow, Malin Ackerman ('Trophy Wife') and Kellan Lutz ('Twilight') reprising their roles.

E! news was also told that creator Michael Patrick King ('2 Broke Girls'), along with writers Dan Bucantisky ('Scandal') and Amy B. Harris ('The Carrie Diaries'), would also return to work on the new episodes. 

Though the six-episode run is considered to be a standalone event series, if the show does indeed have a comeback, then the series might return for good. 

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Kudrow is probably best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay on NBC's 'Friends.' After the beloved sitcom ended its run in 2004, in addition to 'The Comeback,' she's kept busy since with her Showtime series, 'Web Therapy,' and a recurring role on ABC's 'Scandal.'

Production for the new 'Comeback' episodes is slated for May 19. 

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Written by: briannehogan
Apr 28th, 2014, 11:42 am

Images courtesy of HBO

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