What soap opera is Joey from Friends on? Only days after these reviews came out, Joey gets his big break when he lands his first major role as Dr. Drake Ramoray on the soap opera Days of Our Lives, a real-life television show outside of the context of Friends which has for many years featured Jennifer Aniston’s father John.
Is Friends series a soap opera? Friends isn’t a sitcom. It’s a soapcom, a soap opera masquerading as a situation comedy.
What was Friends originally called? Credit: NBC/Getty Images. “Friends” ran on NBC for ten years, but it had a much different title as a series pilot. In the May issue of Vanity Fair, former NBC executive Karey Burke revealed the original name of the show was “Six of One.”
Is Friends the most watched show ever? Out of a list of 35 iconic TV shows, the two most-watched and beloved TV shows are ’90s giants: “Friends” (43%) and “Seinfeld” (40%). Other shows people will stop to watch are “Game of Thrones” (37%), “Three’s Company” (36%), “Frasier” (36%), “The Office” (36%), and “MASH” (35%).