Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jun. 05, 2005
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
HBO TV Network
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The Comeback

Ten years ago she was TV's "It" girl. Now It's a different story. For Valerie Cherish, no price is too high to pay for clinging to the television spotlight. Lisa Kudrow stars as Valerie Cherish, a former B-list sitcom star so desperate to revive her career that she agrees to star in a reality television show called The Comeback.

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02x08 Valerie Gets What She Really Wants Aired: Dec. 28, 2014

It's the weekend of the Emmys in the second-season finale, and Valerie is riding high thanks to her success in "Seeing Red," and even gets noticed …

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The Comeback premiered on HBO on June 5, 2005 and aired for a single, 13-episode season before being canceled.

The series was revived nine years later and an eight-episode second season started airing on HBO on November 9, 2014.

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  • Lisa Kudrow stated to emmytvlegends.org that she was afraid she wouldn't get the role of Phoebe Buffay because director James Burrows was very serious and laconic about her performance during…
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    Lisa Kudrow stated to emmytvlegends.org that she was afraid she wouldn't get the role of Phoebe Buffay because director James Burrows was very serious and laconic about her performance during one of her last auditions, making her think he didn't like her. During The Comeback, Burrows makes a few guest appearances and expresses his dislike of Valerie Cherish by being very serious and laconic towards her. Burrows and Kudrow have a nice relationship in real life.
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  • According to Lisa Kudrow, she performed the character "Favorite Actress On A Talk Show" in the past during her acting classes at The Groundlings. That character was brought back to become…
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    According to Lisa Kudrow, she performed the character "Favorite Actress On A Talk Show" in the past during her acting classes at The Groundlings. That character was brought back to become Valerie Cherish.
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  • Lisa Kudrow's middle name is Valerie.
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