Netflix Renews ‘Friends From College’ for Second Season


Netflix has given a green light to a second season of “Friends From College,” starring “As The World Turns” alum Annie Parisse. As was the case with the first season, the streaming service has ordered eight episodes of the half-hour comedy.

The series is a comedic exploration dealing with the complicated relationships of a group of friends from Harvard who’ve reunited to face their forties, romantic entanglements and balancing their adult lives with nostalgia from the past.

Co-created by Nicholas Stoller (“Neighbors,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” “Get Him to the Greekand Francesca Delbanco, “Friends From College” also stars Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother”), Nat Faxon, Fred Savage (“Wonder Years”) and Jae Suh Park.

Since leaving “ATWT” in 2002, Parisse has gone on to star in such shows as “Law & Order,” “The Following” and “Vinyl,” among others.