'Friends' cast still earns over R200-million each year

'Friends' cast still earns over R200-million each year

The show 'Friends' generates about R13-billion in revenue each year. 

Friends Reunion
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The 'Friends' cast surely never have to work again. 

The sitcom 'Friends' is one of the most successful TV shows in history - and remains one of television’s most beloved series.

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'Friends' first aired on 22 September 1995 and ran for 10 seasons. The show officially ended on 6 May 2004.

Since the ending of the show, each cast member still earns around R200-million each year. 

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According to reports, the show generates about R13-billion in syndication revenue each year. 

On Wednesday, 19 May, the trailer for the long-awaited reunion show was released. The reunion show will take viewers and fans back to where it all started. The special reunion show will star the original cast; Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, and several other celebrity guests like David Beckham, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga

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MultiChoice announced that the show will premiere on M-Net on Sunday, May 30 at 8 pm and will be available on Showmax from Monday, May 31.

Watch the trailer below: 

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