Showtime has picked up a second season of Lisa Kudrow’s online-turned-television comedy series Web Therapy. Kudrow stars as Fiona Wallice, the self-professed and self-serving psychotherapist who treats patients for three minutes via webcam. Season 2 will be comprised of at least 10 half-hour episodes. It will air on the network in 2012 and include the arc with Meryl Streep, which ran on the online version of the improv comedy series last year. “We are thrilled that Showtime will air more of the half-hour format of Web Therapy, we really love this version of the show,” Kudrow said. “Of course, we are over the moon that Meryl Streep will be in this coming season. She was effortlessly hilarious and it’s a great story. We have Lily Tomlin back who is ALWAYS fantastically funny. Conan O’Brien is beyond, fantastic, he’s a perfect improviser. We’re honestly giddy over the people we have for this season.”
Other guest stars in Season 2 include Rosie O’Donnell, Molly Shannon, Minnie Driver, and Selma Blair. Tomlin returns as Fiona’s judgmental mother; Kudrow’s producing partner, actor Dan Bucatinsky, will continue his role as Fiona’s assistant-turned-ghost writer; and Victor Garber returns as her husband Kip, whose double life proves quite challenging to Fiona. Season 2 finds Fiona playing the woman-behind-the-man in Kip’s political campaign while juggling her burgeoning career as an author and continuing to advise the hapless clients who have wandered into her web. Web Therapy is created by Kudrow, Don Roos and Bucatinsky for Is or Isn’t Entertainment. Bucatinsky, Kudrow, Diane Charles and Ron Qurashi serve as executive producers, with Roos also serving as director.
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