Speaking on stage at the TV Critics Association press tour, chief content officer Kevin Reilly said: "There's interest all the way around, and yet we can't seem to quite get that interest all aligned to push the button on it, so today unfortunately it's still a maybe". Sarah Aubrey, who joined the HBO Max team in July as head of original programming, said the streaming service will provide a place for certain linear programs to thrive in a new environment.
In any case, this is an official confirmation (of a "may be ...'), something we had never had before, so we'll keep an eye out because, seen as seen, 2020 is the year of the "come back" of many series and movies, and we are sure that 'Friends" It is historically, if not one of the most anticipated, the most!
During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in October, Aniston told the late night host that "something is happening" - though she later clarified, "But we don't know what that something is". "We'll manage it in a way so you can have a new season check-up just as the next season is coming on", Reilly said. "We're working on something".
Left-to-correct: Matt Le Blank as Joey Tribbiani, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller.
During a Friends 25th anniversary panel at Tribeca TV Festival in September, Kauffman and Crane shut the door on possible reboot or scripted reunion that would revisit the characters and stories from the hit series.
Warner Bros paid $425 million for the rights to stream "Mates".
"It was really hard for us to have done this for so many years where you would develop a show, market the show, launch the show and then sell ... over to these streaming services, who really were not partnered with you in the holistic management of that property".
Crane added, "We did the show we wanted to do".