Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)NEW YORK – The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen company said 6.1 million people watched the Emmys on Sunday night, down from 6.9 million in 2019 and the third straight year of record low viewership. Still, it illustrated how the Emmy Awards are becoming a boutique event. Last year was the first time viewership slipped under 10 million people. Viewership is also fragmented across many different networks and streaming services, and several shows don't have a wide audience.
'Friends' Reunion Special Reportedly in the Works for HBO Max
The six core cast members of Friends are said to be in talks to reunite for a television project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc and David Schwimmer, along with the sitcoms creators, David Crane and Marta Kauffman, are discussing a possible reunion project for HBO Max. The unscripted reunion special is said to be a long way from being a done deal. Clearly, Aniston is just like fans when it comes to loving every minute and wanting more of anything related to a Friends reunion. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Aniston Pays Tribute to 'Iconic' Cast of 'Friends' While Accepting Peoples Icon AwardCourteney Cox Shares Rare Photo With Former 'Friends' Co-Star Matthew Perry
Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry show us they're still 'Friends'
"Friends" stars Courteney Cox reunited with her former co-star Matthew Perry on Thursday and posted a cute picture of herself with her TV husband. Cox captioned the shot. The duo's "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston, new to Instagram, left a comment on the snap. Lisa Kudrow, who starred as Phoebe Buffay, commented, "Lucky lucky. All six former "Friends" got together for a pic last month that Aniston posted in her Instagram debut.
Courteney Cox Shares Rare Photo With Former 'Friends' Co-Star Matthew Perry
Courteney Cox took to Instagram on Thursday to share a rare photo of herself reuniting with her Friends co-star, Matthew Perry. the actress captioned the pic, which comes 15 years after Friends' 2004 series finale. Cox often posts photos with Friends castmates Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston, but it's not often the show's men make an appearance. "Lucky lucky. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Aniston Is Bringing Sexy Back With Her Latest Instagram PostJennifer Aniston Reacts to the Possibility of Former 'Friends' Co-Stars Joining 'The Morning Show'
Courteney Cox Quizzes 'Friends' Super Fan Charlie Puth About His Knowledge of the Show
Charlie Puth is putting his Friends knowledge to the test! "My ego's going up right now," Puth states, before moving onto a general knowledge round. Despite some errors, Cox tells Puth that he "won in everyone's eyes," before presenting him with the Geller Cup. The adorable game ends with Puth expertly performing the show's theme song, The Rembrandts' "I'll Be There for You," for Cox. Shortly after the episode was filmed, Puth got to continue his Friends fandom by hanging out with Cox and Kudrow.
Jennifer Aniston Breaks Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Instagram Record
One day on Instagram and Jennifer Aniston is already an actress turned social media influencer! "And now we're Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM," she captioned her Friends selfie, her only post so far. Now on day two, she's already up to 9.2 million followers and has broken a record once held by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Instagram account, Sussex Royal. RELATED CONTENT:Courteney Cox Welcomes Jennifer Aniston to Instagram: 'Youre Gonna Love It!'
Courteney Cox Welcomes Jennifer Aniston to Instagram: 'Youre Gonna Love It!'
It may have taken her a little while, but Jennifer Aniston finally joined Instagram on Tuesday, and her friend and former co-star Courteney Cox couldn't be more excited. Cox wasn't the only one of Aniston's Friends friends to celebrate the development. Schwimmer gleefully welcomed Aniston as well with his his heartwarming, nostalgic pic. Jennifer Aniston Joins Instagram With Ultimate 'Friends' Reunion Selfie! Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox Have Rare 'Friends' Reunion With Matt LeBlancCourteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Reunited to Celebrate the 'Friends' 25th AnniversaryCourteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Snap Selfies During 'Friends' Girls' NightCourteney Cox Celebrates 55th Birthday With 'Friends' Co-Stars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow
Romy and Michelle, aka Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow, reunited
They may not be in high school anymore, but Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino certainly had a reunion. Sorvino and Kudrow, otherwise known as Romy White and Michelle Weinberger, the inventors of Post-its and BFFs from the '90s cult classic "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion" reunited for a photo at a Netflix party, and we can't handle the nostalgia. The movie, which came out over 22 years ago, is beloved among millennials who watched this hilarious and campy comedy about outcast best friends attending their 10-year high school reunion. Does this mean we're getting another "Romy and Michelle" movie? Have a Romy and Michelle day!
Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Reunited to Celebrate the 'Friends' 25th Anniversary
Sunday night marked a milestone anniversary for the Friends cast -- no, not the 71st Emmy Awards, but rather the 25th anniversary of their hit sitcom. To commemorate the occasion, stars Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow had a mini-reunion with some unexpected guests. So excited to celebrate we burst into flames, Kudrow captioned a photo with Puth and Cox in front of a fire. #friends25.Though this is clearly a Friends reunion, the gang got together for another special occasion, Bucatinskys birthday. For more from the Friends anniversary, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Jonas Brothers Honor the 'Friends' 25th Anniversary With Cute Tribute VideoCole Sprouse Takes a Seat on the Iconic 'Friends' Couch Ahead of 25th Anniversary'Friends' Cast Posts Identical Tributes in Honor of 25th Anniversary
Google marks 25 years of 'Friends' with Easter eggs
(L-R) Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matt Le Blanc as Joey Tribbiani, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay. (CNN) - This weekend marks 25 years since "Friends" hit TV screens -- and Google is marking the occasion with a sparkling special feature. The search engine has launched seven "Friends"-themed "Easter eggs" that show users special icons when they search for their favorite character. A search for Ross Geller, pop-culture's most famous paleontologist, brings up a couch -- click on it, and you'll hear Ross' helpful suggestion to "pivot!" For fans who search for "Friends glossary," the search engine will pull definitions for "unfloopy," "phalange," "hand twin" and "mississipily" -- just in case you needed reminding.
'Friends' remains popular, especially in China
Handout/Getty ImagesHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nearly 25 years ago, Rachel Green stumbled into Central Perk, dripping wet in a wedding dress -- and "Friends" was born. Several of the starring actors posted the same group photo on Instagram, of the five arm-in-arm strolling down the street. posted a similar message with the group photo, adding, "Big love to the other five friends." In China, many used the show to teach American-style English, and there's even Central Perk replica cafes in Beijing and Shanghai. Despite ceasing production 15 years ago, the show's popularity has endured -- a Chinese fan group has created a Friends-themed 2020 calendar.
'Friends' Cast Posts Identical Tributes in Honor of 25th Anniversary
Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Friends, but for the beloved cast of the hit sitcom, itll always be about Thursday night. On Thursday, four of the six Friends took to Instagram (because Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry still dont have an account!) Courteney Cox, who played the neurotic Monica Geller, shared an iconic cast photo with the caption, Celebrating a Thursday night 25 years ago. Thanks to all the fans for watching.Clearly the cast is still close, considering their synchronized posts and love for their iconic sitcom. RELATED CONTENT:Streaming 'Friends': How a '90s Sitcom Became Gen Z's Favorite ShowFriends: What the Cast Has Said About a Reboot and Their Reunions Over the YearsHere's What the 'Friends' Cast Looked Like 25 Years Ago -- and Where They Are Now!
Friends: What the Cast Has Said About a Reboot and Their Reunions Over the Years
Will Friends ever get the reboot that fans everywhere are dreaming about? The next year, during an interview with Vanity Fair, Perry shared his thoughts, and fears, concerning a possible Friends reboot happening. When I'm asleep, I have this nightmare that we do Friends again and nobody cares," Perry said at the time. LeBlanc shared a photo from the big night, writing of his friend's performance, "He and the cast were great. David SchwimmerIn the mid-2010s the cast had a few planned reunions, like a 2016 tribute special for legendary TV director James Burrows.
Courteney Cox Shows Off Fit Physique in Fun Poolside Video
The former Friends star took to Instagram on Sunday to share a fun video of herself enjoying some time by the pool. Cox, 55, shows off her incredibly fit physique in a black bikini in the clip, which is rewound to show her jumping out of the pool instead of into it. Last month, Cox shared a cute pic of herself ringing in her 55th birthday with her Friends co-stars, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston. "Oh, yeah, we have one," Kudrow shared. RELATED CONTENT:Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Snap Selfies During 'Friends' Girls' NightCourteney Cox and Daughter Coco Arquette Are Totally Twinning in This New Side-by-SideCourteney Cox Shares Never-Before-Seen 'Friends' Group Photo Snapped Before the Show Aired