It's May of 1994. One afternoon, in Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall, NBC announced that a show innocuously titled Friends
had made the fall schedule.Later that night I was in the bar of a New York hotel with Don Ohlmeyer, the president of NBC West Coast; Jimmy Burrows, who directed the Friends
pilot; and my husband. Seated at the next table were Jennifer Aniston
, Courtney Cox
, Lisa Kudrow
, Matthew Perry
, Matt LeBlanc
, and David ...