friends table read

After years of barely a person of color on Friends, we’re finally getting “The One With the Diverse Cast.” An all-Black cast will lead a virtual Friends table read, reimagining the classic season 3 episode “The One Where No One’s Ready” in support of Michelle Obama’s voting nonprofit When We All VoteGabrielle Union will host a table read that will include Sterling K. BrownUzo Aduba, and more.

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friends reunion special delayed

HBO Max will have to pivot to a new release date for the Friends reunion special — again. The highly-anticipated unscripted Friends reunion special, which is set to bring back the hit sitcom’s original cast members Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, and Matthew Perry, has reportedly been delayed yet again due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on physical production.

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Siskel and Ebert on Johnny Carson

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch a throwback clip to an appearance by famed film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Plus, check out a video essay about Mad Men exploring how the show skillfully employs text, subtext, and symbolic imagery to emotionally sway the audience. And finally, Friends stars Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston talk to each other about The Morning Show and Space Force, and more. Read More »

Star Trek: Picard VFX

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the lead visual effects artist talks about how Star Trek: Picard brings the franchise into the future. Plus, a retired homicide detective analyzes the accuracy of hostage negotiation scenes from Inside Man, Captain Phillips, Airheads, and more. And finally, learn how to make a couple cocktails inspired by HBO’s Perry Mason reboot. Read More »

Friends Honest Trailer

So no one told you it was gonna be this way. Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s DOA. And since coronavirus has us stuck at home in fear, it hasn’t been our day, our week, our month, or even our year. But now Friends can be there for us all over again now that the entire series is back in a streaming library. Now the show you used to watch for free, and then paid to watch at Netflix, is available to pay for all over again on HBO Max. Capitalism! Read More »

X-Files - Fake Cigarettes in Movies

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, find out why movies and TV shows from different studios and networks consistently used the same brand of fake cigarettes. Plus, learn how a pop medley scene in Trolls World Tour came together with songs from the likes of the Spice Girls and Baha Men, and Star Wars franchise legend Anthony Daniels reads a story out of the Star Wars: Galactic Adventures Storybook Collection. Read More »

friends reunion special invite

The cast of Friends will be there for you, in the flesh — if you win their new challenge. HBO Max‘s forthcoming Friends reunion special has extended an invite to six fans of the beloved sitcom to win a spot in the audience and experience the Friends VIP experience on the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. But to win one of those six coveted spots in the audience of the HBO Max Friends reunion special, there are a few things you must do.

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Friends Reunion Delayed

Hollywood is essentially shut down right now. Nearly all television shows and movies have suspended production until the spread of the coronavirus can be contained. That means some upcoming content that viewers were looking forward to will be delayed, and now that includes one of the most anticipated and demanded reunions in recent memory.

The Friends reunion that was announced not too long ago by HBO Max has been delayed due to the production shutdowns caused by coronavirus. Surely the new streaming service was hoping to have that enticing piece of programming ready for launch, but now it will have to wait. Read More »

friends reunion special

Update: Today, HBO Max officially confirmed that the Friends cast will reunite for “an untitled unscripted special” which will be available when the new streaming service launches this May. Our original article follows.

Welcome to the most boring episode of Friends ever: The One Where The Friends Reunion Special is Actually Happening. Three months after it had been confirmed that a Friends reunion special, which would reunite the original cast of the beloved NBC sitcom, was in the works at HBO Max, we have an update: it’s probably, very likely going to happen.

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Friends sales

Breaking news: turns out people still really like watching Friends.

The mega-hit NBC sitcom has become a cross-generational juggernaut, resonating with not only the original audience who watched it live, but also with millennials who may not have even been born yet when the show debuted in 1994. Now, with the show having left Netflix and awaiting its arrival on the soon-to-be-launched HBO Max streaming service, fans are still looking for their Friends fix – and they’re getting it by buying the series in huge numbers. Read More »