HBO in Talks to Resurrect Lisa Kudrow Series ‘The Comeback’
Lisa Kudrow’s cult hit HBO comedy The Comeback may be returning to television. HBO is in negotiations with Kudrow and her co-creator Michael Patrick King to bring the show back for a limited run season, Deadline reports. There are no details on the potential reunion beyond that.
The series ran for one 13-episode season in 2005, and, despite critical acclaim and multiple Emmy nominations, was canceled by HBO. The Comeback starred Kudrow as a desparate late ’80s/early ’90s sitcom star trying to return to prominence via a minor role in a new sitcom, which is all being documented by a reality show. Kudrow said on Watch What Happens Live last summer that she and King discuss continuing the character frequently: “Every time we get together for lunch, we’re talking about, ‘OK, so what would happen next?’ Taking classes at the Actor’s Studio. Just because. We really want her to be on a Bravo show. Wouldn’t she be perfect for the Real Housewives franchise?”