Scandal: Lisa Kudrow Joins Series In Recurring Role

Lisa Kudrow arrives at the Television Critic Association's Summer Press Tour - CBS/CW/Showtime Party at 9900 Wilshire Blvd on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills Lisa Kudrow arrives at the Television Critic Association's Summer Press Tour - CBS/CW/Showtime Party at 9900 Wilshire Blvd on July 29, 2013 in Beverly Hills

“Scandal” is getting a “Friend” in Season 3.

Lisa Kudrow has joined the cast of the ABC drama in a recurring guest role, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

Lisa will play a politician on the show.

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Information about Lisa’s debut episode date or character name were not immediately available.

The former “Friends” star currently has a series on Showtime – “Web Therapy” — where she plays Fiona Wallice, a therapist, who offers her services via short video web chat sessions. Dan Bucatinsky, who plays James Novak on “Scandal,” is also an Executive Producer and star of “Web Therapy,” alongside Lisa.

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“Scandal” returns on Thursday, October 3 at 10/9c on ABC.

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