Old Friends reunite on Dirt

Two old television Friends will soon reunite on the small screen--this time playing rival magazine editors rather than coffee-drinking pals.

Jennifer Aniston has agreed to guest-star on an upcoming episode of Courteney Cox's new TV drama Dirt, marking the first time the two will have worked together since their former NBC comedy hit, Friends, left the airwaves in May 2004.

Production on Aniston's guest appearance, the season finale of Dirt set to air on March 27, will begin later this week, FX spokesman Jon Solberg said Tuesday.

Cox stars on Dirt as hard-charging, scandal-obsessed tabloid editor-in-chief Lucy Spiller, a character far removed from her role as the sensible neat freak Monica Geller on Friends.

Aniston, best known for her Emmy-winning Friends role as lovelorn Rachel Green, will appear on Dirt as Tina Harrod, a rival magazine editor who has a history with Spiller, Solberg said.

The show's first two episodes have averaged 3 million viewers, about the same as two other signature FX series, "The Shield" and "Rescue Me."

Aniston has at this point committed to just the one episode of Dirt, but Solberg said it was possible her part would be written in such a way as to allow her to return to the show in later seasons.

Two other former members of the Friends cast launched short-lived comedy series of their own after Friends ended its 10-year NBC run--Matt LeBlanc with his spin-off Joey and Lisa Kudrow with HBO's The Comeback. But both of those shows fizzled due to low ratings.

Another Friends veteran, Matthew Perry, currently costars on NBC's show-within-a-show drama Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

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This should be interesting!
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You could bring the whole cast of Friends and everyone who ever guest starred on the show Dirt and it still wouldn't make it any better.



If this is a cheap attempt for ratings, they're going to have to try harder if they want to stick around.



But congrats to David Arquette anyway... In Case Of Emergency is awesome!
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I love to watch these people fail! Wah, wah, I'm Courtney Cox, give me ANOTHER show! Fruity Schwimmer boy was the voice for the Giraffe on Madagasgar. Same character as his pathetic friends character. That show could really have done with his non-funny a$$. Joey and Chandler were the real chemistry of that show. Kudrow was a dumb ditz (reminds me of Jessica Simpson), no contribution there. Anniston was a princessy, whiney PITA (Pain In The A..), and Cox was a spoiled control freak brat. It was real entertainment to see those girls not get their way so the rest of the episode they would whine and complain.
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this is crap dey should make a friends movie or somfing it would earn millions
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What about David?
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Courtney Cox looks better than she ever did on Friends; good luck to on her continued success of this show - looks like it's been good for her.
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thats good, now how about the whole cast?
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That's Cute!
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love the show
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Cool! 8)
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Dirt is the first great show that stars one of the Friends cast. Joey was just terrible and so is Studio 60.
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cool,
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muh I like Dirt but I don't care for Anniston
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Interesting.
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so excited!
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Oh im excited about this. Friends is my all time favorite TV show and Dirt is looking great. This is exciting news for me!
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good news (?)
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season finale already the show just started
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ok.
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if YOU read it, the story is actually from REUTERS.
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Once again, a TV.com writer messed up. Why does it say in the header line that they are "to share momentary spotlight in NBC drama" ... when just a few lines down in the story, says the show is on FX?



DO YOUR RESEARCH AND HAVE SOMEONE PROOFREAD THE STORY BEFORE IT PRINTS!
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