HBO Has a Friend in Kudrow


Ex-Friends star Lisa Kudrow will executive-produce and star in a new sitcom for Home Box Office, AP reported.

HBO has placed a 14-episode order for The Comeback, about a former sitcom star trying to revive her career.

Michael Patrick King, executive producer for HBO's Sex and the City, co-wrote the pilot episode with Kudrow and is also serving as an executive producer on The Comeback, according to AP.

The network did not announce the debut date for The Comeback.