'Flight of the Conchords' Returning to HBO With Comedy Special

Jermaine Clement and Bret Mc Kenzie perform live in Austin in 2009

Jermaine Clement and Bret Mc Kenzie perform live in Austin in 2009

Beloved off-beat Kiwi comic duo, Flight of the Conchords, are making a comeback for an hour-long television special this year.

The native New Zealanders originally made their HBO debut in 2005 on the half-hour comedy special One-Night Stand.

The special would be a filming of the duo performing new and classic Flight of the Conchords songs at one of the United Kingdom shows. After that the two came back to HBO in 2007 for the debut season of the series "Flight of the Conchords".

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The duo followed it up with a hit album featuring songs from the series. 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).

Jemaine Clement revealed during an interview with Entertainment Tonight earlier this week his intention to "to film a little something this year" with his musical partner Bret McKenzie. The show only lasted for two seasons before it ended in 2009.

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

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