Pilot Scoop: Former Friend David Schwimmer Plots TV Comeback in ABC Comedy Irreversible

David Schwimmer ABC PilotDavid Schwimmer is dipping his toe back in the TV water with a lead role in Irreversible, a single-camera comedy pilot at ABC.

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The project, which is based on the Israeli hit Bilti Hafich, will find the former Friends star playing one half of a somewhat eccentric, self-absorbed couple.

Segahl Avin, who co-created the Israeli version, penned the script and will serve as an EP alongside Rescue Me‘s Peter Tolan.

If Irreversible snags a series pickup, it will mark Schwimmer’s first full-time series gig since wrapping his decade-long run on Friends in 2004.