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11 'Friends' Goofs To Celebrate The Birthday Of The Goofiest Friend Of All

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Kudrow is a national treasure of the highest order. Her portrayal of Phoebe on "Friends" is iconic. She doles out invaluable advice on "Web Thera...

Ryan Buxton

Lisa Kudrow Can't Get Valerie Cherish Out Of Her Head

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment

Lisa Kudrow may be best known as Phoebe Buffay, but she was born to play Valerie Cherish. Take the scene from the sixth episode of Season 2 of "The Co...

Stargayzing at the Opening of the 9th Annual Dallas International Film Festival

David Munk | Posted 06.09.2015 | Entertainment
David Munk

All New Yorkers know that leaving town often is one of the only things that ostensibly keeps us sane--a head scratcher that in and of itself might set off a light bulb for anyone who hadn't already lost it.

Lauren Duca

We're Still Not Over This 'Comeback' Snub

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.15.2015 | Entertainment

Hello, hello, hello! In this episode of "The Comeback," HuffPost Entertainment editors Matthew Jacobs and Lauren Duca continue to worship Lisa Kudrow'...

The Humiliating Task Of Trying To Stay 'Relevant'

Hayley Krischer | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women
Hayley Krischer

Lisa Rinna is now on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" -- she's a refreshing addition, especially after the really desperate women who've come through the show. Not to say Lisa Rinna isn't desperate -- she is, but she admits this.

'The Comeback' Signs Off With A Stunning Season Finale

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment

Rarely is television able to capture anything as graceful or thought-provoking as the second season of "The Comeback." For something that lays out its...

About That 'Homeland' Finale ...

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.23.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday's hotly anticipated TV lineup brought us three finales, with one in particular shocking the Twittersphere: "Homeland." HuffPost Live's Ricky Ca...

The Best TV Shows Of 2014

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a wonderful year for television, with shows like "Transparent," "The Comeback" and "Orange Is The New Black" delivering top-tier writing, ac...

Why 'The Comeback' Shouldn't Have

David Toussaint | Posted 02.16.2015 | Entertainment
David Toussaint

No one appreciates sentiment as much as Valerie Cherish, the desperate-for-everything actress on HBO's The Comeback, and no one is more equipped to play her than Lisa Kudrow, an actress so desperately talented she'll never want for work.

The Finale Of 'The Newsroom' May Have Given Us Its Worst Scene Ever

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin's cable-news drama "The Newsroom" took its final bow on Sunday, but not without giving us a few more cringeworthy moments for posterity. ...

Lisa Kudrow Compares 'The Comeback' To 'Friends': 'They're Two Different Things'

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Most know her as Phoebe Buffay from "Friends," but for the strong cult following of "The Comeback," Lisa Kudrow's role as the fame-obsessed Valerie Ch...

Rape Episode Of 'The Newsroom' Could Be Its Biggest Misstep Yet

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday's episode of "The Newsroom" -- the series' penultimate installment -- made waves with a storyline about the victim of rape on a college campus....

The Best Shows To Binge-Watch While Your Favorites Are On Holiday Hiatus

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

If you faithfully watch all of your favorite series live each week, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas -- when buzzy series like "Scandal" ta...

'Cosby Show' Nostalgia Has Nothing To Do With Cosby's Alleged Sex Abuse

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment

HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri kicked off Monday's edition of "Spoiler Alert" with a message to anyone who says the sexual assault allegations agains...

Maureen Ryan

The One Episode Of 'The Comeback' You Have To Watch

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment

"The Comeback" and "Outlander" have almost nothing in common as television shows. The HBO show is a half-hour comedy, the Starz show is an hourlong dr...

Lisa Vanderpump Proves That Absolutely No One Can Say No To Lady Gaga

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

As an integral part of both "Vanderpump Rules" and "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," Lisa Vanderpump has no shortage of screen time, and she say...

'The Newsroom' Is Getting Better, But It's Still Kind Of The Worst

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" aired the second of its final six episodes on Sunday, which means time is running out for the often-criticized series to...

French Initiative Can Boost Standing as Innovation Leader

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.11.2015 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

Home to the second largest economy in the EU and the fifth largest economy in the world, France is increasingly a bright light for the tech industry in Europe. But more can be done to propel France as a long-term world innovation leader.

Matthew Jacobs

After 'The Comeback,' Maybe There's Hope For 'Enlightened'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment

"The Comeback" returned in all its uncomfortable, meta glory on Sunday, marking another departed show's resurrection. Nine years after the HBO comedy ...

'The Newsroom' Gets One Last Chance To Right Its Wrongs

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

Sunday night on HBO was all about expectations. After some critical backlash and an apology from creator Aaron Sorkin, the question surrounding the...

What 'The Comeback' Taught Lisa Kudrow About Sexism

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women

Lisa Kudrow is living a dream come true as her hilarious cult hit "The Comeback" returns to HBO after nine years off the air, but in the years since i...

'The Comeback' Is Making A Comeback And Here's Why You Should Care

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.06.2014 | Entertainment

Hello, hello, hello! Nine years after "The Comeback" began and ended its single-season stint on HBO, Valerie Cherish disciples are gathering at the al...

Lisa Kudrow Explains The Rationale For TV Actors' Million-Dollar Contracts

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 11.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Lisa Kudrow and the cast of "Friends" famously became the highest-paid actors on television in 2002, when they struck a deal that netted them $1 milli...

Lisa Kudrow Reveals Why She Thinks Gay Men Are 'Superior Beings'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Friends" star Lisa Kudrow is a hot commodity once again thanks to the reprise of "The Comeback," the comedy series which has long been a favorite of ...

Dan Bucatinsky Really Wants A 'Comeback' Comeback

Posted 03.27.2014 | TV

Last week news broke that HBO's "The Comeback" may be getting a comeback. Dan Bucatinsky, who played Valerie Cherish's (Lisa Kudrow) aggressive pub...