Will the Friends meeting be broadcast in the UK?
Fans are thrilled at the prospect of the Friends star reunion – but will UK fans be able to see it?
Classic sitcom fans Friends were thrilled Wednesday night when the show’s stars aired the first teaser for the upcoming reunion.
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But while the special is scheduled to air in the United States on the HBO Max streaming service starting May 27, many Friends fans are no doubt wondering if the reunion will be available to watch from this side of the pond.
So will the reunion be available to watch in the UK? We discovered…
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So far, there has been no confirmation that a streaming service or broadcaster will make the meeting available in the UK.
However, a lot of HBO shows in recent times have aired on Sky and its streaming service, NOW as the Coaching Britney Spears documentaries and dramas like Easttown mare – which means he’s a possible candidate to broadcast the special.
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Another potential candidate could be Channel 4, which aired the sitcom for its first season in 1995 on Friday night. The sitcom’s UK success spiked further when the cast and crew flew to London for the fourth season, which saw David Schwimmer’s character Ross Geller marry Emily Waltham, played by the actress. British Helen Baxendale.
More recently, Friends has been available to watch in the UK on Comedy Central and on Netflix UK, which acquired the broadcasting rights for the ten seasons.
Reunion on HBO Max will also feature special guest stars
Meanwhile, the stars of the multi-award-winning comedy are gearing up for its release later this month. Jennifer aniston, who has played Rachel throughout all ten seasons, was one of the first to share a teaser clip on Instagram.
The video shows the five friends walking hand in hand as an acoustic version of the thematic tune, The Rembrandts’ I’ll be there for you, plays in the background. The actress wrote in the caption, “It’s official! The #FriendsReunion kicks off May 27 on @HBOMax. Could we be more excited?”
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