ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — On Wednesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel reunited Friends castmates Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow — on a rebuilt set from the sitcom, no less — for a staged reading of Kimmel’s Friends fan fiction.

Kimmel started subtly, by asking Aniston if she’d do a favor for him, and increasingly upped the ante by first handing her a script, then unveiling the rebuilt stage.

“What? What is this?!” Aniston asked incredulously.

“This is an exact replica…I actually spent $80,000 making it,” Kimmel said. “To the ‘T’ every detail is correct.”

Jennifer began reading, but balked when Kimmel pulled out a “Rachel wig.” Aniston said, “I’ve gotta have boundaries.”

Kimmel played Ross, and it became obvious why — he wanted a love scene with Rachel. The crowd howled when Cox entered as Monica, who, like Rachel, was also scripted to compliment Ross’ lovemaking — as was Kudrow, who was also met with a roar from the crowd.

Eventually, we learn Kimmel had “killed off” Joey and Chandler in order to have all the actresses to himself. However, before the scene in which they “all make out,” the actresses walk off, with Aniston saying, “Make love to yourself, Jimmy.”

In other Friends news, the upcoming 20th anniversary of the sitcom’s premiere will be honored with a pop-up replica of Central Perk — the coffee shop where Ross, Rachel, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Phoebe spent countless hours. The replica will open in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. It will be open to the public from Sept. 17 to Oct. 18, and will feature free coffee, special appearances by the actor who played the barista Gunther, James Michael Tyler, as well as contests and more. Friends premiered on NBC on Sept. 22, 1994.

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Credit: Frank Ockenfels/FX Networks(LOS ANGELES) — Comedian Louis C.K. and actor Zach Galifianakis will team up on a comedy series on FX, the network announced Wednesday.

The two will work together to produce Baskets, a half-hour, single-camera comedy series expected to premiere in 2016. FX ordered 10 episodes of the show, which will star Galifianakis and was co-created by the Hangover star, along with Louie writer, director and star Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel, the co-creator of IFC’s Portlandia.

The show is expected to follow the life of Chip Baskets, played by Galifianakis, “in pursuit of his dream…to be a respected clown.”

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Credit: Frank Ockenfels/FX Networks(LOS ANGELES) — Comedian Louis C.K. and actor Zach Galifianakis will team up on a comedy series on FX, the network announced Wednesday.

The two will work together to produce Baskets, a half-hour, single-camera comedy series expected to premiere in 2016. FX ordered 10 episodes of the show, which will star Galifianakis and was co-created by the Hangover star, along with Louie writer, director and star Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel, the co-creator of IFC’s Portlandia.

The show is expected to follow the life of Chip Baskets, played by Galifianakis, “in pursuit of his dream…to be a respected clown.”

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Credit: Frank Ockenfels/FX Networks(LOS ANGELES) — Comedian Louis C.K. and actor Zach Galifianakis will team up on a comedy series on FX, the network announced Wednesday.

The two will work together to produce Baskets, a half-hour, single-camera comedy series expected to premiere in 2016. FX ordered 10 episodes of the show, which will star Galifianakis and was co-created by the Hangover star, along with Louie writer, director and star Louis C.K. and Jonathan Krisel, the co-creator of IFC’s Portlandia.

The show is expected to follow the life of Chip Baskets, played by Galifianakis, “in pursuit of his dream…to be a respected clown.”

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Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.

Why? Damon is a co-founder of Water.org, a non-profit organization that provides access to safe water and sanitation to communities in need outside the U.S. The actor, who was nominated by his pal Ben Affleck and his faux rival Jimmy Kimmel, notes in his Ice Bucket Challenge video that there is a drought in California, and that “not everybody has access to a clean drink of water, and there are about 800 million people in the world who don’t, and so dumping a clean bucket of water on my head seemed a little crazy.”

In the clip, we see Damon scoop water out of a toilet in his home into a bucket filled with ice. He then goes outside and dumps the water on his head, before challenging George Clooney, whom he described as his favorite actor; U2 singer Bono, his “favorite musician”; and Tom Brady, “the greatest quarterback of all time.”

Superman has also taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. Henry Cavill, in costume as the Man of Steel for the upcoming sequel Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and co-star Amy Adams were drenched on the set of their film. Cavill was actually doused with cold water several times.

Idris Elba took on the challenge during his appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night. The British actor nominated Bradley Cooper, his No Good Deed co-star Taraji P. Henson, and Prince Harry.

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Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.

Why? Damon is a co-founder of Water.org, a non-profit organization that provides access to safe water and sanitation to communities in need outside the U.S. The actor, who was nominated by his pal Ben Affleck and his faux rival Jimmy Kimmel, notes in his Ice Bucket Challenge video that there is a drought in California, and that “not everybody has access to a clean drink of water, and there are about 800 million people in the world who don’t, and so dumping a clean bucket of water on my head seemed a little crazy.”

In the clip, we see Damon scoop water out of a toilet in his home into a bucket filled with ice. He then goes outside and dumps the water on his head, before challenging George Clooney, whom he described as his favorite actor; U2 singer Bono, his “favorite musician”; and Tom Brady, “the greatest quarterback of all time.”

Superman has also taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. Henry Cavill, in costume as the Man of Steel for the upcoming sequel Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and co-star Amy Adams were drenched on the set of their film. Cavill was actually doused with cold water several times.

Idris Elba took on the challenge during his appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday night. The British actor nominated Bradley Cooper, his No Good Deed co-star Taraji P. Henson, and Prince Harry.

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Jill Greenberg for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Natasha Lyonne may have a new man in her life. The Orange Is the New Black actress was spotted getting cozy with Portlandia‘s Fred Armisen at the Netflix post-Emmy party Monday night, an eyewitness tells People magazine.

According to the source, Lyonne, 35, and Armisen, 47, “shared kisses and were very cozy together.”

The source says Lyonne mingled with her Orange Is the New Black co-stars, including Taylor Schilling, Dascha Polanco and Laverne Cox, but Armisen was constantly at her side.

Armisen was most recently linked to his former Saturday Night Live co-star Abby Elliott. He was also married to Mad Men actress Elisabeth Moss from 2009 to 2011.

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Brad Barket/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Fifty-nine-year-old Kelsey Grammer became a dad for the sixth time last month when his wife Kayte gave birth to their son, Gabriel, but the star says he wants to add more to his brood.

“I can’t imagine not trying for more because it’s been incredible,” he told People magazine. “As soon as [Gabriel] came out, Kayte and I were going, ‘Yeah, let’s do another one.’”

“It’s just this overwhelming gratification of being close to life like this. It just gives you such hope and joy,” he continued. “I’ve never felt more alive or more serenely happy than in the throes of life with these young people. I really enjoy it.”

Although Grammer’s kids range in age from 30 to one month, he’s not rusty when it comes to fathering a newborn.

“Gabriel’s fantastic…He is a lovely kid. He’s been real easy and agreeable,” he said of his latest.

But there’s one person in the family who isn’t taking the new addition well — Grammer’s 2-year-old daughter Faith.

“[Faith] is having a little more trouble than anybody else…she realizes that her world has been chopped in half,” he explained. “This wrinkle, I think, pushed her over the edge a bit.”

The couple married in 2011. He has four other children from previous relationships, including two with ex-wife, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Camille Grammar.

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Vince Bucci/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Comedian Mike Epps has been cast to portray Richard Pryor in a biopic to be directed by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels.

Oprah Winfrey confirmed the news in a post on Instagram. Winfrey posted a photo of Epps, Daniels and herself. She captioned the photo: “@theoriginalbigdaddy, @eppsie, and me just finished a great 1st read session. #RichardPryorMovie.”

Epps also tweeted a photo of him meeting Pryor’s widow, Jennifer Pryor, and getting her blessing. He added the caption: “Had to kiss the ring of @jennferLpryor for the blessing! you got to be stong to have been with the king!”

Entertainment Tonight reports Oprah will also star in the film as Pryor’s grandmother, Marie Carter.

According to ET, Michael B. Jordan, Marlon Wayans and Nick Cannon also tried out for the role. Reportedly, Cannon even had support of the late comedian’s son, Richard Pryor Jr., who told TMZ that Cannon had the “passion” and “commitment” to portray his father.

Richard Pryor battled multiple sclerosis and died of a heart attack in 2005 at the age of 65.

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Timothy White/E!(LOS ANGELES) — On Tuesday night, Chelsea Handler and a number of her celebrity pals bade farewell to Chelsea Lately, the comedienne’s E! show.

Handler announced previously that she was leaving E! and heading to Netflix to create “docu-comedy specials” and also host Netflix’s first talk show. The talk show does not have a premiere date.

In her opening monologue, Handler remarked she was “wrapping up seven years of ridiculous stupidity” and was “very impressed” with herself. She proceeded to pat herself on her own back.

Tuesday’s hour-long, live send-off began with another one of the show’s shower bits — this time with a clothed Ellen DeGeneres interrogating a nude Handler as why she was never asked to be on the show. “Is it because I’m a lesbian?” Ellen asked. “No!” Handler protested. “I didn’t even know you were a lesbian. I thought you were married to Ryan Seacrest.”

The show featured a parade of the series’ former “Roundtable” guests including comics like Whitney Cummings and T.J. Miller, and then segued to a sit-down with Handler’s pals, Sandra Bullock, Mary McCormack, and Jennifer Aniston.

The trio, wearing signs bearing their first names, then staged an “intervention” for the allegedly hard-partying host. “I urge you to get help,” McCormack pleaded. “So if you have to tell the world that you’re ‘Going to Netflix,’ for a little while, I think everyone supports you…Netflix is a wonderful facility…Jen, Sandy, and I have arranged a plane that can take you to Netflix tonight when the show wraps.”

Aniston claimed, “I miss the old Chelsea. The Chelsea who resembled a battered Gold Rush-era hooker…The one that I used to find naked on my lawn chair after she fell asleep in the sprinklers with little Chuy on her back.”

Bullock started with, “Dear George, your practical jokes are annoying,” before realizing she’d, “cut and pasted” the format from her Clooney intervention. She went on to say she had, “no intention of confronting” Chelsea about anything because their friendship “is still relatively new, and you still scare me a little bit.” Bullock later scolded her friend for breaking up with 50 Cent, who appeared and later performed.

Miley Cyrus also appeared to sing Roy Orbison’s torch song “It’s Over.”

That was followed by an impressive group of celebrities, including the aforementioned, singing a “We Are The World” spoof called “Goodbye to E!.” The sing-along featured Trace Atkins, Fergie, Gwen Stefani, Gerard Butler, Avril Lavigne, Joel McHale, Tim Gunn, Josh Gadd, LeAnn Rimes, Alanis Morissette, Sammy Hagar, Amy Poehler, Bobby Brown, Dave Grohl, Dane Cook, Johnny Knoxville, Tim Allen, and Melissa McCarthy, with Marlee Matlin signing. When Stefani introduced the sing-along, she referenced her Emmy night Colbert Report blunder by calling Handler “Chelsea Hemmer.”

Handler also thanked E! for the opportunity to have her own show, and called for people to donate to Cyrus’ charity My Friend’s Place, which benefits homeless teens. “Y’all are rich,” Miley said of her fellow celebrity chorus members, “so everybody here should donate, that’s all I’m saying.” Chelsea insisted she’d “make” her wealthy friends pony up, but implored regular people to do so, too.

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