The TV Academy has given Courteney Cox her Friends due.
HBO Max’s Friends: The Reunion scored four Emmy nominations on Tuesday, including ffor outstanding variety special. The last category implies Cox at long last joins her five individual co-stars with acknowledgment for the previous NBC comedy.
Courteney Cox was only one of the six Friends stars who never scored an Emmy during the hit show’s original 10-season run from 1994-2004. Cox, like Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc, and Lisa Kudrow, executive produced the Reunion by director Ben Winston, Friends creators Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane. Winston — who was likewise nominated for coordinating the get-together — executive produces close by his Fulwell 73 Productions Partner James Corden.
During the NBC comedy’s 236-scene run, Friends collected an aggregate of 62 Emmy designations, including five for Aniston, six for Kudrow, three for LeBlanc, and one each for Schwimmer and Perry.
The Friends reunion likewise was nominated for production design and lighting design/bearing for an assortment uncommon. In the assortment uncommon (pre-recorded) category, Friends: The Reunion will go head-to-head with Bo Burnham: Inside (Netflix), David Byrne’s American Utopia (HBO), 8:46: Dave Chappelle (Netflix), Hamilton (Disney+) and A West Wing Special (HBO Max).
The Friends reunion was originally ready to release last May and fill in as the must-see TV to assist with releasing HBO Max. The guest included the cast and various unique visitors and Friends-themed stunts and was recorded on the show’s Burbank soundstage on the Warner Bros. Television part. It denoted the first run through the whole cast rejoined for any kind of show-related gathering. The get-together was deferred on various occasions by the pandemic as makers — and the cast — all demanded it happen face to face and not over Zoom.