Flight of the Conchords: HBO Sets Release Date for Cancelled Series Special

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The stars of the quirky HBO comedy Flight of the Conchords are returning for a one-hour special, the network announced on Thursday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. Well, the wait won't be all that long, actually. An hour-long taped performance, pulled from their forthcoming United Kingdom tour, will air this May, reports ComingSoon.net.

New Zealanders McKenzie and Clement first debuted on HBO back in 2005 in an edition of the comedy series "One-Night Stand".

The show earned ten Emmy nominations, with Flight of the Conhcords' album "The Distant Future" winning Best Comedy Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

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The Conchords have also enjoyed individual success.

The show comes nine years after the end of their self-titled TV show for the broadcaster ended after two seasons and 22 episodes. Since then, McKenzie won an Oscar for writing songs for 2011's The Muppets, with Clement now co-starring on FX's Legion.

The duo, Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, made the announcement on Facebook this morning.

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