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Grace, Frankie, and the Difference Between Hijinks and Jokes

Grace and Frankie, created by Marta Kaufman of Friends’ fame and Howard J. Morris, is the Nancy Meyers sitcom of my personal dreams. It has top-quality kitchens, AARP romance, the absurdly-named children of hippies, beautiful sweaters, uppity people getting their due at fancy parties, statement necklaces, good wines I’ll never get to drink, not one but two type-A business ladies learning how to love, colorful caftans, a difficult dog, four of my favorite actors (Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Sam Waterson, and Martin Sheen) from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today, and women of a certain age doing drugs. This is a warm bath of a program and I love it in [...]

Here's the First Trailer Netflix's New Comedy 'Grace and Frankie' Starring Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda

Over a year ago Netflix ordered a new half-hour comedy starring former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and the streaming network released the first trailer today. From Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman, Grace and Frankie stars Fonda and Tomlin as two "long-time nemeses" whose husbands (played by Martin Sheen and Sam Waterston) fall in love with each other and announce they want to get married. Grace and Frankie's 13-episode season debuts on Netflix Friday, May 8th.

Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to Star in Netflix Comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

Today Netflix announced that they've signed former Nine to Five co-stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin to star in an upcoming original comedy series on the streaming network, Deadline reports. Titled Grace and Frankie, the half-hour series was created by Friends co-creator Marta Kaufmman and Howard J. Morris, who most recently produced on TBS's Sullivan & Son, and has earned a 13-episode order from Netflix.

According to the press release, Grace and Frankie stars Fonda and Tomlin "as long-time nemeses Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin) who are facing the last chapter of their lives. When their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to [...]