Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)NEW YORK – The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity. The Nielsen company said 6.1 million people watched the Emmys on Sunday night, down from 6.9 million in 2019 and the third straight year of record low viewership. Still, it illustrated how the Emmy Awards are becoming a boutique event. Last year was the first time viewership slipped under 10 million people. Viewership is also fragmented across many different networks and streaming services, and several shows don't have a wide audience.
Jennifer Aniston's Wrist Tattoo: The Possible Meaning Behind '11 11'
Now, there appears to be an explanation behind the "11 11" inked on her left wrist. The number 11 is also special to her because of her birthday and Norman, the source says. Aniston's Welsh Corgie-Terrier named Norman died in 2011, and her birthday is on Feb. 11. The possible reason behind the wrist tattoo holds up as Aniston also has "Norman" inked on her right foot in honor of her late pet. James Devaney/GC ImagesGregg DeGuire/FilmMagicMeanwhile, Aniston's ex-husbands, Brad Pitt and Justin Theroux, have numerous tattoos all over their bodies.
Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Reminisce Over First 'Friends' Table Read
Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow are looking back at their time on Friends. Both Aniston and Kudrow look back fondly at their time on Friends, so much so that they've often found themselves watching bloopers from the show. "You did have an ability to giggle, to break during the punchline," Aniston agreed. "We know its not scripted, that we know," Aniston noted. RELATED CONTENT:'Friends' Co-Creator Says Show's Reunion Will Likely Shoot in AugustJennifer Aniston Posts a 'Friends' Flashback for Courteney Cox's B-DayLisa Kudrow Assures 'Friends' Fans This One Thing About the Reunion
Jennifer Aniston Celebrates Courteney Cox's 56th Birthday With a 'Friends' Flashback
The 51-year-old actress took to her Instagram Story on Tuesday to send Courteney Cox some belated birthday wishes. In the first of four posts, Aniston shared a pic of a smiling Cox, writing, "Happy birthday to this amazing human." The last shot was a throwback from the women's time starring on Friends, on which Aniston played Rachel Green and Cox played Monica Geller. InstagramInstagramInstagramInstagramOn Cox's actual birthday, her other Friends co-star, Lisa Kudrow, shared photos of her and Cox snuggling with two dogs. Watch the video below for more on Cox's birthday celebration.
'Friends' Co-Creator Says She 'Didn't Do Enough' for Diversity
Marta Kauffman is reflecting on the lack of diversity in Friends. "I wish I knew then what I know today," she said, before apologizing for getting emotional. "I mean weve always encouraged people of diversity in our company, but I didnt do enough. "I was well aware of the lack of diversity and I campaigned for years to have Ross date women of color," he said. RELATED CONTENT:David Schwimmer Suggests an All-Black or All-Asian 'Friends' RebootJennifer Aniston Donates Nearly $1 Million to Racial Justice CharitiesLisa Kudrow Assures 'Friends' Fans This One Thing About the Reunion
Lisa Kudrow Talks Quarantining Apart From Husband Michel Stern on 25th Wedding Anniversary
Lisa Kudrow is spending her 25th wedding anniversary apart from her husband. And then there was the lock-in, so we just stayed put," Kudrow said of initially quarantining in their Palm Springs home. And then what happened was, it got to be hotter, as it does in the Palm Springs area, so it was too hot for me." While spending their anniversary apart isn't ideal, Kudrow noted that it's nothing new for her and Stern. "And Matthew said, 'Did you point to the cookie jar and say look at the time?'"
Lisa Kudrow Assures 'Friends' Fans That the Reunion Will Be 'Really Fun' (Exclusive)
Lisa Kudrow is as excited as fans are to get together with her Friends co-stars for a reunion on HBO Max. In the meantime, Kudrow has made her return to TV with the comedy Space Force, also starring Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Diana Silvers and more. As for what to expect from Space Force, Kudrow teased, "It's funny. Space Force debuts May 29 on Netflix. RELATED CONTENT:Steve Carell Tries to Militarize Space in Netflix's 'Space Force': Watch the TrailerLisa Kudrow Shares What Her 'Friends' Character, Phoebe Buffay, Would Be Doing in QuarantineCourteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Reunited to Celebrate the 'Friends' 25th AnniversaryExclusiveExclusiveImageBylineJackie WillisTue, 05/26/2020 - 16:36
Lisa Kudrow Shares What Her 'Friends' Character, Phoebe Buffay, Would Be Doing in Quarantine
Lisa Kudrow is imagining what Phoebe Buffay would be up to today. As for Kudrow herself, she's spending her days quarantining in Los Angeles with her husband, Michael Stern, and their 22-year-old son, Julian. Though the reunion won't happen when it was scheduled, Kudrow knows it'll be worth the wait. The reunion is such an exciting event because, for Kudrow, "Friends has been nothing but good." Watch the video below to see what one of Kudrow's Friends co-stars is doing in quarantine.
Courteney Cox Quizzes 'Friends' Super Fan Charlie Puth About His Knowledge of the Show
Charlie Puth is putting his Friends knowledge to the test! "My ego's going up right now," Puth states, before moving onto a general knowledge round. Despite some errors, Cox tells Puth that he "won in everyone's eyes," before presenting him with the Geller Cup. The adorable game ends with Puth expertly performing the show's theme song, The Rembrandts' "I'll Be There for You," for Cox. Shortly after the episode was filmed, Puth got to continue his Friends fandom by hanging out with Cox and Kudrow.
Jennifer Aniston Breaks Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Instagram Record
One day on Instagram and Jennifer Aniston is already an actress turned social media influencer! "And now we're Instagram FRIENDS too. HI INSTAGRAM," she captioned her Friends selfie, her only post so far. Now on day two, she's already up to 9.2 million followers and has broken a record once held by Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Instagram account, Sussex Royal. RELATED CONTENT:Courteney Cox Welcomes Jennifer Aniston to Instagram: 'Youre Gonna Love It!'
Courteney Cox Welcomes Jennifer Aniston to Instagram: 'Youre Gonna Love It!'
It may have taken her a little while, but Jennifer Aniston finally joined Instagram on Tuesday, and her friend and former co-star Courteney Cox couldn't be more excited. Cox wasn't the only one of Aniston's Friends friends to celebrate the development. Schwimmer gleefully welcomed Aniston as well with his his heartwarming, nostalgic pic. Jennifer Aniston Joins Instagram With Ultimate 'Friends' Reunion Selfie! Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox Have Rare 'Friends' Reunion With Matt LeBlancCourteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Reunited to Celebrate the 'Friends' 25th AnniversaryCourteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Snap Selfies During 'Friends' Girls' NightCourteney Cox Celebrates 55th Birthday With 'Friends' Co-Stars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow
Romy and Michelle, aka Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow, reunited
They may not be in high school anymore, but Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino certainly had a reunion. Sorvino and Kudrow, otherwise known as Romy White and Michelle Weinberger, the inventors of Post-its and BFFs from the '90s cult classic "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion" reunited for a photo at a Netflix party, and we can't handle the nostalgia. The movie, which came out over 22 years ago, is beloved among millennials who watched this hilarious and campy comedy about outcast best friends attending their 10-year high school reunion. Does this mean we're getting another "Romy and Michelle" movie? Have a Romy and Michelle day!
Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Reunited to Celebrate the 'Friends' 25th Anniversary
Sunday night marked a milestone anniversary for the Friends cast -- no, not the 71st Emmy Awards, but rather the 25th anniversary of their hit sitcom. To commemorate the occasion, stars Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow had a mini-reunion with some unexpected guests. So excited to celebrate we burst into flames, Kudrow captioned a photo with Puth and Cox in front of a fire. #friends25.Though this is clearly a Friends reunion, the gang got together for another special occasion, Bucatinskys birthday. For more from the Friends anniversary, watch the clip below:RELATED CONTENT:Jonas Brothers Honor the 'Friends' 25th Anniversary With Cute Tribute VideoCole Sprouse Takes a Seat on the Iconic 'Friends' Couch Ahead of 25th Anniversary'Friends' Cast Posts Identical Tributes in Honor of 25th Anniversary
Google marks 25 years of 'Friends' with Easter eggs
(L-R) Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matt Le Blanc as Joey Tribbiani, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay. (CNN) - This weekend marks 25 years since "Friends" hit TV screens -- and Google is marking the occasion with a sparkling special feature. The search engine has launched seven "Friends"-themed "Easter eggs" that show users special icons when they search for their favorite character. A search for Ross Geller, pop-culture's most famous paleontologist, brings up a couch -- click on it, and you'll hear Ross' helpful suggestion to "pivot!" For fans who search for "Friends glossary," the search engine will pull definitions for "unfloopy," "phalange," "hand twin" and "mississipily" -- just in case you needed reminding.
'Friends' remains popular, especially in China
Handout/Getty ImagesHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nearly 25 years ago, Rachel Green stumbled into Central Perk, dripping wet in a wedding dress -- and "Friends" was born. Several of the starring actors posted the same group photo on Instagram, of the five arm-in-arm strolling down the street. posted a similar message with the group photo, adding, "Big love to the other five friends." In China, many used the show to teach American-style English, and there's even Central Perk replica cafes in Beijing and Shanghai. Despite ceasing production 15 years ago, the show's popularity has endured -- a Chinese fan group has created a Friends-themed 2020 calendar.
'Friends' Cast Posts Identical Tributes in Honor of 25th Anniversary
Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Friends, but for the beloved cast of the hit sitcom, itll always be about Thursday night. On Thursday, four of the six Friends took to Instagram (because Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry still dont have an account!) Courteney Cox, who played the neurotic Monica Geller, shared an iconic cast photo with the caption, Celebrating a Thursday night 25 years ago. Thanks to all the fans for watching.Clearly the cast is still close, considering their synchronized posts and love for their iconic sitcom. RELATED CONTENT:Streaming 'Friends': How a '90s Sitcom Became Gen Z's Favorite ShowFriends: What the Cast Has Said About a Reboot and Their Reunions Over the YearsHere's What the 'Friends' Cast Looked Like 25 Years Ago -- and Where They Are Now!
Friends: What the Cast Has Said About a Reboot and Their Reunions Over the Years
Will Friends ever get the reboot that fans everywhere are dreaming about? The next year, during an interview with Vanity Fair, Perry shared his thoughts, and fears, concerning a possible Friends reboot happening. When I'm asleep, I have this nightmare that we do Friends again and nobody cares," Perry said at the time. LeBlanc shared a photo from the big night, writing of his friend's performance, "He and the cast were great. David SchwimmerIn the mid-2010s the cast had a few planned reunions, like a 2016 tribute special for legendary TV director James Burrows.
Courteney Cox Shows Off Fit Physique in Fun Poolside Video
The former Friends star took to Instagram on Sunday to share a fun video of herself enjoying some time by the pool. Cox, 55, shows off her incredibly fit physique in a black bikini in the clip, which is rewound to show her jumping out of the pool instead of into it. Last month, Cox shared a cute pic of herself ringing in her 55th birthday with her Friends co-stars, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Aniston. "Oh, yeah, we have one," Kudrow shared. RELATED CONTENT:Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow Snap Selfies During 'Friends' Girls' NightCourteney Cox and Daughter Coco Arquette Are Totally Twinning in This New Side-by-SideCourteney Cox Shares Never-Before-Seen 'Friends' Group Photo Snapped Before the Show Aired