EXCLUSIVE:Showtime has picked up a third season of Lisa Kudrow’s online-turned-television comedy seriesWeb Therapy. Kudrow stars as Fiona Wallice, the self-professed and self-serving psychotherapist who treats patients for three minutes via webcam. Like Season 2, Season 3 will likely be comprised of at least 10 half-hour episodes.
Web Therapy attracts a myriad of A-listers as guest stars. Confirmed so far for Season 3 are Kudrow’s Friends cohort Matt LeBlanc, star of Showtime’s comedy Episodes; Meg Ryan; and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Read More »
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.” Read More »
Showtime has set premiere dates for returning series Weeds, The Big C, The Real L Word and Secret Diary of a Call Girl and newcomers Gigolos and Web Therapy: SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL (Final Season)
Premiere: April 7th at 10:30 PM, 8 Episodes GIGOLOS
Premiere: April 7th at 11 PM, 8 Episodes THE REAL L WORD (Season 2)
Premiere: Sunday, June 5th at 10 PM, 9 Episodes WEEDS (Season 7)
Premiere: Monday, June 27th at 10 PM, 13 Episodes THE BIG C(Season 2)
Premiere: Monday, June 27th at 10:30 PM, 13 Episodes WEB THERAPY
Premiere: July 19th at 11 PM, 10 Episodes
Here it is: an exclusive first peak at Meryl Streep’s guest arc on Lisa Kudrow’s imrov comedy web series Web Therapy, in which the Oscar winner plays a sexual orientation therapist. The first of Steep’s 3 episodes premieres Monday, Nov. 8, the second Nov. 10 and the third Nov. 12 on Lexus’ LStudio.com.
Web Therapy, created by Kudrow, her producing partner Dan Bucatinsky and writer-director Don Roos, stars Kudrow as Fiona Wallice (Kudrow), a therapist of unspecified credentials who treats people via web cam and whose husband Kip may be gay. Streep plays renowned counselor Camilla Bowner who specializes in “restoring men to their natural straight state.” Camilla blames Fiona for her husband Kip’s resistance to the female form and uses everything from talk therapy, aversion therapy and ultimately her own brand of “Healing Touch” treatment to get him “back on track.”
The guest stint stems from a chance encounter between Streep and Kudrow at an event, in which Streep mentioned that she found Web Therapy funny. While the former Friends star says the complement was more than enough for her, she also asked Streep if she would want to do the show. “She said I’d love to do it, and she really did do it,” Kudrow said. Roos came up with the character of Camilla and soon Kudrow and Streep were filming scenes together. “It was heaven in every way, shape and form,” Kudrow said. “She came in with the character, she is no nimble so smart, really funny and hilarious improvising.”
EXCLUSIVE: It seems like the great Meryl Streep is heading to the Web with a stint on Lisa Kudrow’s popular Internet series Web Therapy. I hear that the Oscar-winning actress quietly shot a three-episode arc on the series’ upcoming batch of fresh episodes, which LStudio is expected to launch soon. Details about her character are sketchy but word is she is playing a counselor. Streep has been in such great demand in features (she recently signed to do Michael Patrick King’s new comedy at Universal) that she rarely does anything else, with the exception of an occasional prestige longform TV project such as HBO’s Angels in America. The Webby-winning improv comedy series Web Therapy, created by Kudrow, her producing partner Dan Bucatinsky and writer-director Don Roos, stars Kudrow as Fiona Wallice, a therapist of unspecified credentials. In April, Showtime picked up the produced webisodes of Web Therapy to air as a half-hour series on the pay cable network.