Could a Friends reunion show be coming to Netflix?

Reruns of American sitcom Friends has streamed on Netflix since 2018, as part of a $100m deal
Netflix paid $100 million in 2018 to stream reruns
Netflix paid $100 million in 2018 to stream reruns


There has been consistent speculation that the much-loved sitcom about six New Yorkers, which ran for ten seasons until 2004, will return for a reunion this year to mark its 25th anniversary.

"I would do it. The girls would do it. And the boys would do it, I'm sure," Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green, said during a TV interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week.

One person certainly keen to see new episodes of Friends back on the air is Kelly Luegenbiehl, vice president of international originals at Netflix.

“That seems to be the most universally loved show,” she told Arabian Business in an interview in Jordan on Wednesday at the premiere of Jinn, the video on demand service’s first Arabic TV show.

“I don't know about Netflix, but I would love to watch that,” she added.

Netflix last year paid $100 million to stream reruns the show, which also starred Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, until the end of 2019.

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