Listen up, America. In the words of Taylor Swift, NBC’s “Friends” are never, ever, ever, ever getting back together. After the latest wave of misguided speculation that “Friends” was planning a reunion project, the show’s co-creator Marta Kauffman is dismissing the reports. “I’m going to clear this up — it’s not happening,” Kauffman told E! […]
“Girls” and “New Girl” are scoring ratings, buzz and Emmy Awards respect. Actor-writers Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), Amy Poehler (“Parks and Recreation”) and Lena Dunham (“Girls”) are case studies in hyphenate success.
This is a great week to be Tracee Ellis Ross. Monday she plays a soccer Mom who finds herself in the midst of a family feud when her Type A sister is diagnosed with breast cancer in Lifetime’s original movie “Five,” a series of interconnected vignettes about the disease. Ross’s segment of the film is […]
Marta Kauffman co-created and executive produce “Friends,” one of the longest running, most successful comedies of all time. So it’s somewhat surprising that her current project is a Lifetime movie about breast cancer. Kauffman executive produced and supervised the writing for “Five,” a series of interconnected vignettes about women’s experiences with the disease, which premieres […]
By Sandy Cohen LOS ANGELES — The assignment was a daunting one: Make a TV special that presents five short dramas about breast cancer and isn’t a total downer. Jennifer Aniston couldn’t resist the challenge. The 42-year-old actress had already decided to devote a year to producing and directing when she learned about “Five.” Just […]
The new film “Five” (October 10, Lifetime), is a fresh take on the subject of breast cancer, which television explores every October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. “Five” is an anthology featuring five different vignettes directed by five different women. Jennifer Aniston executive produced and directed one of the most moving segments, Mia, […]
The original movie “Five” premiering Monday, October 10 on Lifetime, is an anthology of five interconnected short films about breast cancer. It’s not the typical maudlin treatment of the subject. Executive Produced by “Friends” creator Marta Kauffman and Jenifer Aniston, and featuring A-list talent both in front of and behind the camera, “Five” is smart, […]
‘Friends’ co-creator Marta Kauffman will write and executive produce a weekly television series for ABC based on Audrey Niffenegger’s debut novel, and current box office draw, “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” According to The Wrap, ABC and Kauffman discussed bringing the novel to TV for many years. However, the network has only recently asked Warner Bros […]