NBC are airing a special two hour tribute to director James Burrows to celebrate him recently directing his 1000th TV show episode (he helmed many instalments of Friends), and it was revealed at the Television Critics Association press tour that Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer are all expected to appear.
Together? That’s the hope according to NBC President Robert Greenblatt. “I’m hoping all six will be in same room at the same time. I’m not sure we can logistically can pull it off.”
It’s not a guarantee then, and while it’s said that this special will feature sketches and cameos from many of the people Burrows has worked with in the course of his storied career, it’s not clear whether the Friends cast will reunite for a group interview or possibly reprise their roles as Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross one more time.
We’ll just have to wait and see, but regardless of how this Friends reunion plays out, here’s hoping it leads to something even greater down the line. Fans would still love a movie…