Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin are planning a 9 to 5 reunion at the 2017 Emmy Awards on Sunday (17Sep17).
The stars of the beloved 1980 comedy are slated to take the stage as presenters, eight months after a get together onstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January (17) fell through.
The trio was scheduled to appear together as Tomlin was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, but Fonda was too ill to attend the ceremony, leaving Dolly to present her pal with the honor.
At the ceremony, Parton explained, “She must be really sick because we’ve been talking to each other for weeks about getting to do this, so we could all get back together ’cause Lily, Jane and I have become like a little trio.”
Fonda and Tomlin currently co-star in the Netflix series Grace and Frankie, and in March, Tomlin appeared on the The View and shared her hope of having Parton take on a guest role:
“We’re praying,” she said. “Jane and I are really plugging for it and we’ve finally convinced the management at Netflix. They’re very excited; they’re very turned on to it.”