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Lisa Kudrow, writer Michael Patrick King nurture 'The Comeback' comeback
Lisa Kudrow, writer Michael Patrick King nurture 'The Comeback' comeback

They're like parents who are delighted because a grown child they've been estranged from has reentered their lives. "For years, when we got together, we didn't dare talk about whether this could happen because it meant too much to us; it was too emotional," says Michael Patrick King, the writer-producer and director who co-created the HBO comedy "The Comeback" with its star, Lisa Kudrow. The groundbreaking mock reality show was canceled after a single season in 2005, leaving them heartbroken, they don't mind acknowledging. But posthumously, the series and its take on a Hollywood has-been trying to break back into the business lived on, inspiring a...

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