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Matt LeBlanc's Showtime comedy Episodes has been renewed for a nine-episode third season, the cable network announced Thursday.

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stars LeBlanc as a fictionalized version of himself, a role which earned him his first Golden Globe and Emmy nods since Friends. Joining LeBlanc again will be Stephen Mangan and Tasmin Greig as Sean and Beverly Lincoln, the creators of a hit British show that is remade as a starring vehicle for LeBlanc in the U.S. Rose Perks, John Pankow and Mircea Monroe will also return for the third season.

Episodes will begin production next year in Los Angeles and London. It is created and executive-produced by David Crane (Friends) and Jeffrey Klarik (Mad About You).