Flight of the Conchords Special Debuts This May on HBO

Flight of the Conchords are getting the band back together for an hour-long comedy special

The Conchords are back in flight!

Popular Kiwi comic act Flight of the Conchords are set to return to the small screen as they film a one-hour HBO special this year.

The New Zealand natives made their HBO debut in 2005 on the comedy special One-Night Stand. It ran for two seasons.

According to HBO, the show will be taped during one of their performances in the United Kingdom in March during the duo's "Flight of the Conchords Sing Flight of the Conchords Tour", where they are set to perform their classics, plus some new material. The show was praised by critics and beloved by fans, turning the cult favorites into an worldwide sensation.

The duo comprising Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are recording a show on their 22-date UK tour
KENT BLECHYNDEN FAIRFAX NZ The duo comprising Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are recording a show on their 22-date UK tour

Adapted from a successful radio show, Flight of the Conchords arrived on HBO in 2007.

The Conchords have also enjoyed individual success. McKenzie was the music supervisor for "The Muppets" (2011), which won him an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Man or Muppet", and "Muppets Most Wanted" (2014).

HBO confirmed on Friday that the "something" was the comedy special, which will premiere on the network in May.

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