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Sky to air Friends: The Reunion in UK

May 21, 2021

By Nik Roseveare

Friends: The Reunion will be available exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW in the UK & Ireland. The TV special will air on demand from 8am on May 27th, and on Sky One at 8pm on the same day.

The long-awaited get together will see Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros Studio lot in Burbank for an unscripted celebration of the iconic sitcom, which remains one of the most-watched shows in the world despite its final season airing some 17 years ago.

The special, hosted by James Corden, will feature a variety of special guest appearances including David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliot Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.

Ben Winston directed the special and executive produced along with Friends executive producers Kevin Bright, Marta Kauffman, and David Crane.

To celebrate the reunion, Sky Q is adding over 10 iconic quotes from the show to its voice control function. Users can say “I’ll be there for you”, “We were on a break”, “Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!”, “Friends Reunion” and more into their Sky Q voice remote on May 27th.

Friends: The Reunion will be available in all Sky territories.

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