Special “Friends” meeting set for HBO Max

Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer are the protagonists of a reunion special for the upcoming WarnerMedia streaming service, the company announced on Friday. The service will start in May.

The stars of the hit NBC sitcom, which ran for 10 seasons, will return for the special to celebrate the show from the series’ original stage on the Warner Bros. lot. The special, which had long been said and anticipated by fans, will be available at launch. (WarnerMedia is also CNN’s parent company.)

“Friends” is one of the most interesting shows for HBO Max. The comedy, which debuted in 1994, followed the lives and weaknesses of coffee-loving New Yorkers. It was one of the most popular and loved sitcoms in the history of TV and gained a new life from streaming Netflix (NFLX).
HBO Max will arrive on YouTube TV
The WarnerMedia TV studio owns the “Friends” rights and has had has licensed the show to the streaming service for years. But WarnerMedia has removed the show from service to make it exclusive to HBO Max.
The Wall Street Journal reported in July that HBO Max is paying $ 425 million wear the series for five years.

“I suppose you could call it what they all got back to,” said Kevin Reilly, HBO Max’s Chief Content Officer in a statement.

Reilly added that he was happy to see the show “with viewers generation after generation”.

“Enter an era where friends – and the public – came together in real time and we think this special reunion will capture that spirit, bringing together original and new fans,” he said.

“Friends” isn’t the only beloved sitcom to have a comeback thanks to streaming. Shows like “Seinfeld” and “The Office” have become flagship products in the streaming wars.


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