EXCLUSIVE: Showtime has picked up a third season of Lisa Kudrow’s online-turned-television comedy series Web Therapy. Kudrow stars as Fiona Wallice, the self-professed and self-serving psychotherapist who treats patients for three minutes via webcam. Like Season 2, Season 3 will likely be comprised of at least 10 half-hour episodes.
Web Therapy attracts a myriad of A-listers as guest stars. Confirmed so far for Season 3 are Kudrow’s Friends cohort Matt LeBlanc, star of Showtime’s comedy Episodes; Meg Ryan; and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Those who appeared in the second season include Meryl Streep, Rosie O’Donnell, Conan O’Brien, Molly Shannon, Minnie Driver and another former Friends co-star David Schwimmer. They join the series’ recurring players Lily Tomlin, who plays Fiona’s judgmental mother; Dan Bucatinsky as Fiona’s assistant-turned-ghostwriter; and Victor Garber as her husband Kip. The 11-episode Season 2, which aired over the summer, was up 21% in the ratings from Season 1. Web Therapy, which earned an Emmy nomination this year for its online version, was created by Kudrow, Don Roos and Bucatinsky for Is or Isn’t Entertainment. Roos also serves as director.