"Friends" Reunion

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  1. DougF

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    I bet a whole lot of people aren't going to read the articles all the way through and will tune in expecting a new episode or reunion movie.
     
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    Your quote really doesn't say that. it says that HBO NOW subs through a third party will not get bumped to HBO Max (I take that as possibly getting it through AP, Roku or whatever). So it's yet to be be seen how HBO subs through Comcast, OOL, Dish etc, will be handled.

    I have DirecTV, so I'm hopeful, as an AT&T customer we get HBO Max for no additional charge. But we'll see. And if that's the case, then that will play into any decision I make to leave DirecTV.
     
  3. Steveknj

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    As far as the Friends reunion, I'll bet it's going to be kinda bad. Most of these reunions are. Twenty years after the show ended and the actors moving on to new things, I think it will lose it's pizazz. I can see this just becoming a quick payday for the actors and that's it. And I'm not really sure I would subscribe just for that. But who knows? Maybe I'll be completely wrong :)
     
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    series5orpremier Well-Known Member

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    The article was redundant and didn't need to explain that, other than maybe for young people. I've never known of a "reunion special" in the history of television that was scripted. What you're describing is a sequel movie or a reboot, which occasionally even occur with different actors. The definition of reunion special to me is actors sitting around watching clips and sharing memories.
     
  5. TonyD79

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    Reports say at least a year free of HBO Max for all ATT subs. Maybe longer.
     
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    I think it needed to be clear. I’ve heard chatter on radio from people who think it is a sequel. Headlines and twitter have not been clear until you dig into it. Banners have said things like “it’s happening!” like it is a new episode.
     
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    Yep. And reboot seems to be a relatively new term for TV. Maybe it's my age showing, but sequel movies or reboots were always called reunions when I was growing up.
     
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  8. Steveknj

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    I've seen that too, but I think it's just speculation? Has AT&T made a statement to that effect yet?
     
  9. NickTheGreat

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    My wife and I are HUGE Friends fans. I'm curious to see what this is. Sounds like some sort of interviews/behind-the-scenes type of thing?

    Meh
     
  10. Hcour

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    I only skimmed the article. I just assumed it was an actual reunion episode. If it is just interviews and such, meh indeed!
     
  11. MikeMar

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    It's just to draw attention to HBO Max since they will now be the place to stream Friends
     
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    WarnerMedia Unveils HBO Max
     
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