How Four ‘Friends’ Are Making Their TV Comebacks
Have you missed your Friends? They’ll be there for you again soon. Following a reunion on NBC’s tribute to director James Burrows (above), cast members of the smash sitcom are gearing up for a slew of TV projects. Well, almost everybody—paging Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow: Those limited-event series are calling your name!
He has another season of Showtime’s Episodes to film and signed on to the CBS pilot I’m Not Your Friend, in which he plays a contractor raising his kids when his wife returns to work. He’s also taking the wheel as cohost of BBC America’s Top Gear, returning in May.
One year after Cougar Town ended, Cox will produce and star in the Fox pilot Charity Case. She plays a widow who inherits her billionaire husband’s charity, only to discover that world isn’t as fabulous as it seems.
He struck out with single seasons of Go On, Mr. Sunshine and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip but finally found a sophomore pick-up in The Odd Couple. The CBS comedy, in which Perry plays grumpy Oscar Madison, returns April 7.
Garnering great buzz for his turn as Robert Kardashian on The People v. O.J. Simpson, Schwimmer next will appear in AMC’s culinary drama Feed the Beast (premiering in May) as one of two best friends opening a fancy restaurant in their native Bronx.