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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  • Vanessa Marano was approached about reprising her role as Francesca in season two and wanted to do so, but scheduling conflicts between this show and her ABC Family series, Switched at Birth,…
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    Vanessa Marano was approached about reprising her role as Francesca in season two and wanted to do so, but scheduling conflicts between this show and her ABC Family series, Switched at Birth, prevented this.
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  • Michael Patrick and Lisa stated to The Writers Guild Foundation that although HBO initially didn't get some of the ideas during the writing process, the channel gave them their full support…
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    Michael Patrick and Lisa stated to The Writers Guild Foundation that although HBO initially didn't get some of the ideas during the writing process, the channel gave them their full support and creative freedom for its production.
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  • Michele Weinberger (Romy and Michele's High School Reunion), Phoebe Buffay (Friends), Valerie Cherish (The Comeback) and Fiona Wallice ("Web Therapy" (2008)) are Lisa Kudrow's most famous…
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    Michele Weinberger (Romy and Michele's High School Reunion), Phoebe Buffay (Friends), Valerie Cherish (The Comeback) and Fiona Wallice ("Web Therapy" (2008)) are Lisa Kudrow's most famous characters to date and all of them have a lot in common. They all share of a tragic past that have isolated them from the others, making them create and live in their very own particular world as a self defense sense to avoid and surpass the suffering, causing the fake impression that they have a shallow or ignorant personality when in fact they are just in conflict with the ordinary social understand of living. Although each one of them goes through very humiliating moments, they do not have a mean or disrespectful nature with the others (not even Fiona whose personality is inclined to take advantage on the situations). They also share of self unawareness, but ironically they have an overwhelming self esteem and confidence. All of the performances had been used in the past somehow and she later brought each one back to become the characters that people now know. Lisa has already stated at Kevin Pollack's Chat Show that she likes to make humor with the "slice of life"-kind of thing. Michael Patrick have defined during their Writers Guild Foundation interview that she first deconstruct a character from the inside out to later build it all over again. Lisa also stated that she doesn't like her characters to be mean or to deliver degrading situations because it's not her style and audience does not deserve that kind of disrespect.
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