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Friends: The Reunion receives four Emmy nominations; cast expresses its happiness on instagram


Cast of sitcom Friends is in a mood of celebrations today as their reunion episode has received four Emmy nominations.

‘Friends: The Reunion’, which was released in May this year has received nomination for outstanding pre-recorded variety special finally giving recognition to Courteney Cox. Courteney who rose to fame with her role of Monica Chandler was the only one of the six lead ‘Friends’ stars who never scored an Emmy nomination during the hit show’s original 10-season run from 1994-2004.

After finding the show’s name in the nomination list of 73rd Emmy Awards the members of cast took to their respective Instagram handles to express their happiness over the achievement.

Courtney posted a group picture of the whole cast from the sets of the reunion episode and captioned it, “The one where we are incredibly grateful to the Academy for this honour and especially thankful for @mrbenwinston and his entire team for their outstanding achievement.”

Jennifer took to her Instagram stories and wrote “Congrats to my @friends family on FOUR Emmy nominations. This was such a special reunion for us and we couldn’t be happier to share it all with you.

“AND extra extra special thanks and shout out to @mrbenwinston who made it all happen. You’re brilliant and we love you,” she added.

The reunion episode is also nominated for production design and lighting design/direction for a variety special.

David Schwimmer, who played the role of Ross in ‘Friends’, wrote: “4 Emmy noms… Variety Special, Directing, Production Design and Lightning.”

 Lisa Kudrow, also re-shared the post of Courteney on her Instagram Story.

Created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, ‘Friends’ which came to an end in 2004 after ten seasons, revolved around the lives of six friends and how they tackle their problems with a dash of comedy. Actors Matt Leblanc and Matthew Perry were also a part of the hit sitcom.