Brad Garrett (search) is preparing for life after "Everybody Loves Raymond." (search

Garrett, who plays Robert Barone on the hit sitcom, is talking to HBO (search) about starring in a series once "Raymond" ends its run next spring, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He joins a conga line of big sitcom stars going to HBO after their shows end.

Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox of "Friends" recently signed on to headline new series projects for the cable channel.

Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld," is already on HBO with his groundbreaking series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."