Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special

Jemaine Clement and Jean SmartFX ?Legion? TV show panel TCA Winter Press Tour Los Angeles USA- 05 Jan 2018

ET's Leanne Aguilera spoke with one half of the comedy duo, Jemaine Clement, at FX's Television Critics Association press day on Friday, where he exclusively revealed that he and Bret McKenzie were working on a "little something" for the fans.

Beloved off-beat Kiwi comic duo, Flight of the Conchords, are planning to shoot an hour-long special at some point in 2018.

Clement told IndieWire the special will be timed alongside their upcoming United Kingdom tour. Clement and McKenzie, who previously did a series of American festival tour dates in 2016, will hit the United Kingdom and Ireland this March and April.

The special is set to include beloved old content as well as new material to be written over the next few months. We'd love another comedy special like their "One Night Stand", which would feature their newest songs.

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The show spawned a hit album, "Flight of the Conchords", which debuted at number 3 in the US Billboard 200 chart. In real life we're dads now.

Their HBO show ran for two seasons and ended in 2009. Clement said he wouldn't appear in the USA show, but is writing it. "This is about a documentary crew in America".

"It's a small show, just six episodes so far, about two cops in Wellington, [New Zealand], who go and investigate ghosts and werewolves and that kind of thing,"' he said. He also shared an update on the planned American series adaptation of What We Do In The Shadows with Taika Waititi.

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