Thursday, September 13, 2012

Episodes' Gets Season 3 Pickup From Showtime

'Episodes' Gets Season 3 Pickup From Showtime

Published: September 13, 2012 @ 9:54 am
By Tim Kenneally

Matt LeBlanc will be back to play himself on "Episodes."

Showtime has picked up the comedy "Episodes" starring the former "Friends" star for a third season, the network said Friday.

The series, which stars Matt LeBlanc as a fictionalized version of himself, has averaged 1.66 million total viewers during its current second season and was nominated for three Emmys in its first season. It also earned LeBlanc a Golden Globe last year.

Also read: Matt LeBlanc Auditions to Play Matt LeBlanc

The series was created and is executive-produced by "Friends" veteran David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik. A co-production between Showtine and the BBC, it will begin production on the nine-episode third season next year.

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