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‘Will & Grace’ Review: A Revival with Gusto, Laughs, and Purpose, the NBC Sitcom is Sharp as Ever

22 September 2017 7:19 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains light spoilers for “Will & Grace” Season 9 (2017), regarding the characters’ current living arrangements and how the new season deals with the former series finale.]

The opening scene of “Will & Grace” Season 9 — or Season 1 of the revival, or whatever NBC is intent on calling it — should strike fear in the hearts of any TV fan. As the core four bluntly brings viewers up to date on who’s single (everyone but Karen), who’s living together (Will and Grace), and who’s nonexistent (those kids from the series Season 8 finale), there’s a moment where Jack turns to the camera and speaks directly to the audience: “Got it?” he asks.

The triggered anxiety shouldn’t stem from the blunt exposition or an uncharacteristic fourth-wall break; it stems from how Jack’s rhetorical question to the audience at home is reminiscent of another ’90s sitcom revival which did the same thing: “Fuller House,” the worst of television’s zombie horde, featured a scene in Season 1 where the entire cast turned and stared blankly at the camera. »

- Ben Travers

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‘Will & Grace’ Review: A Revival with Gusto, Laughs, and Purpose, the NBC Sitcom is Sharp as Ever

22 September 2017 7:19 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains light spoilers for “Will & Grace” Season 9 (2017), regarding the characters’ current living arrangements and how the new season deals with the former series finale.]

The opening scene of “Will & Grace” Season 9 — or Season 1 of the revival, or whatever NBC is intent on calling it — should strike fear in the hearts of any TV fan. As the core four bluntly brings viewers up to date on who’s single (everyone but Karen), who’s living together (Will and Grace), and who’s nonexistent (those kids from the series Season 8 finale), there’s a moment where Jack turns to the camera and speaks directly to the audience: “Got it?” he asks.

The triggered anxiety shouldn’t stem from the blunt exposition or an uncharacteristic fourth-wall break; it stems from how Jack’s rhetorical question to the audience at home is reminiscent of another ’90s sitcom revival which did the same thing: “Fuller House,” the worst of television’s zombie horde, featured a scene in Season 1 where the entire cast turned and stared blankly at the camera. »

- Ben Travers

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NBC Sets First Streaming Pact for Original ‘Will & Grace’ Ahead of Series Relaunch

20 September 2017 12:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC has set its first streaming deal for the original “Will & Grace” series, licensing eight seasons of the sitcom to Hulu with additional authenticated distribution on the NBC app and Mvpd platforms. The deal comes just in time to help promote the return of the sitcom on NBC later this month.

The sitcom that yielded 194 episodes from 1998 to 2006 will be available for streaming on Sept. 21, one week before the revival opens on NBC. The pact also covers the new episodes, which will be available for streaming shortly after each episode’s broadcast premiere.

The new-model “Will & Grace” is set for a 16-episode run and has been renewed for a second season. The original creative team of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan are shepherding the revival along with director James Burrows. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes have returned that revolves around the relationship between a gay man and a straight woman and their friends »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Jack & Karen Almost Played Will & Grace?! Casting Secrets Revealed — Plus a Peek at Footage from Sitcom's Revival

13 September 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

New episodes of Will & Grace are just around the corner!

In anticipation of the Sept. 28 premiere of the revival of the hit NBC sitcom — which ended its initial eight-season run in May 2006 — People has an exclusive look at footage from the new season and casting secrets that could have changed everything about the beloved comedy.

Eric McCormack initially turned down his role on the show.McCormack, 54, says he auditioned for Will & Grace in December 1997 and was offered the lead male role but didn’t think it was the right project for him.

“ called me, this is the best part you »

- Patrick Gomez

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Will & Grace: New NBC Special to Air Ahead of Season Nine Debut

30 August 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Will & Grace fans are in for a special treat. Today, NBC announced they will air a one-hour retrospective ahead of the sitcom's highly anticipated revival.The Paley Center Salutes the Best of Will & Grace will "feature new and exclusive interviews with the show's stars - Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally - as well as creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, and legendary director James Burrows." The special will also air "never-seen-before behind-the-scenes footage."Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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NBC and Paley Center Team for 'Will & Grace' Retrospective Ahead of Revival Launch

30 August 2017 10:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

NBC is bringing back the stars of Will & Grace earlier than planned.

The network is teaming with the Paley Center for Media on a new retrospective on the acclaimed comedy that is set to premiere Sept. 19, a little more than a week before the revival's official premiere.

The Paley Center Salutes the Best of Will & Grace will feature new interviews with stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally, creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, and longtime director James Burrows. The hourlong special will also include never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage from the comedy and best moments »

- Kate Stanhope

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Cheers Actor Jay Thomas Dead at 69

24 August 2017 11:23 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Sitcom vet Jay Thomas, best known for his recurring roles on Cheers and Murphy Brown, has died. He was 69.

In a statement to the NY Daily News, Thomas’ rep, Don Buchwald, said, “Jay was one of a kind, never at a loss for words and filled with so much fun and wonderfully whacky thoughts and behavior,”

The actor had been battling cancer.

On Murphy Brown, Thomas played Jerry Gold, tabloid talk show host and love interest/baby daddy for Candice Bergen’s titular character. He won two Emmys for the role. Meanwhile, on Cheers, he portrayed Carla’s (Rhea Perlman) husband Eddie LeBec, »

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Watch two new promos for the Will & Grace revival

24 August 2017 2:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With a little over a month to go until Will & Grace returns, two new promos have arrived online for the hotly-anticipated revival of NBC’s beloved sitcom, which you can check out here…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Will & Grace here

That’s right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy’s most fabulous foursome is back. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 12-episode event. There’s no doubt that with this crew’s indelible bond and all the happenings in today’s rollercoaster world, the banter will be on point. The legendary James Burrows, director of every original Will & Grace episode, returns along with a slew of razor-sharp jabs and dirty martinis. Behold once again, from the minds of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, TV’s wittiest ensemble ever. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Will & Grace are Back Together Again in new promos

10 August 2017 4:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following a new trailer and a season 10 renewal announcement for Will & Grace, NBC has released two new promos for the sitcom ahead of its series premiere next month; check them out here…

That’s right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy’s most fabulous foursome is back. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 12-episode event. There’s no doubt that with this crew’s indelible bond and all the happenings in today’s rollercoaster world, the banter will be on point. The legendary James Burrows, director of every original Will & Grace episode, returns along with a slew of razor-sharp jabs and dirty martinis. Behold once again, from the minds of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, TV’s wittiest ensemble ever. Did somebody say encore?

The Will & Grace revival is set to premiere on September 28th. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Will & Grace gets a new trailer and a season 10 renewal

6 August 2017 3:24 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Will & Grace set to return next month, NBC has released a new promo for the sitcom, entitled The Fab Four is Back in Business’ which you can watch below…

Meanwhil,e it has also been announced by NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt that the network has extended the ninth season by four more episodes (bringing the total to 16), while the show has also been renewed for a tenth season of at least thirteen episodes, to air in 2018-19.

That’s right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy’s most fabulous foursome is back. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 12-episode event. There’s no doubt that with this crew’s indelible bond and all the happenings in today’s rollercoaster world, the banter will be on point. The legendary James Burrows, »

- Amie Cranswick

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10 Big Takeaways From TCA: Week 2–‘Karate Kid’ Series, ‘Everwood’ Reunion, CBS Diversity Woes

4 August 2017 6:35 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press tour has rolled through its second week, with PBS, CBS, The CW, NBC, and YouTube Red all offering journalists first looks at their upcoming series.

With the end of the tour approaching on Aug. 9, take a look at some of the biggest stories to come out of the bi-annual event this week.

1.”Washington Week” host and “Washington Post” reporter Robert Costa had the distinction of taking the stage just moments after Anthony Scaramucci had been fired by President Donald Trump after less than two weeks on the job. Costa said that with Gen. John Kelly taking over as chief of staff, stability may finally be coming to the Trump White House. “I’ve known Kelly. I’ve covered Gen. Kelly,” Costa said. “He’s someone who doesn’t really align with the Jared Kushner wing of the White House, the more moderate wing. He »

- Joe Otterson

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‘Will & Grace’ Already Renewed For A New Season Ahead Of Revival

4 August 2017 12:44 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

NBC have already renewed Will & Grace for a further season ahead of its revival later this year. The second season will go before cameras and air in 2018 following the first season, which hits the network in September.

Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally are all returning to reprise their roles from the record-breaking eight-season run that ended back in 2006. Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will write and executive produce the revival with original series director James Burrows helming.

Thursday, September 28 at 9 p.m is the date and time you’ll need to tune in for the debut episode of the revival. UK broadcasting dates are to follow.

More as we get it.

The post ‘Will & Grace’ Already Renewed For A New Season Ahead Of Revival appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

- Paul Heath

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Will & Grace: Season 10 Renewal; Season Nine Expanded Again by NBC

3 August 2017 7:02 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Before its ninth season premiere, the Will & Grace TV show revival has been renewed for a 10th season of 13 episodes. Additionally, the ninth season has been expanded yet again. Although the Peacock Network originally ordered 10 episodes, in April, it increased that order to 12. Today, however, NBC chairman Bob Greenblatt announced season nine of Will & Grace will consist of 16 episodes. Deadline broke the the Will & Grace season 10 renewal news from the TCA summer press tour. Will & Grace, season nine, premieres on NBC on September 28th at 9:00pm Et/Pt. The NBC TV series stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally, Creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan are serving as showrunners and executive producers. James Burrows, who directed every episode of the original series, is also directing and executive producing.  Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘Will & Grace’ Sneak Peek: Karen Is a Trump Supporter and Matchmaker — Watch

3 August 2017 2:20 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

“Will & Grace” returns this fall and, by the looks of it, the quartet at the center is still the same, even in a new decade.

On Thursday, NBC released the first footage from the revival series, which you can watch in the sneak peek below. In it, we see the state of Jack’s (Sean Hayes) love life and that Karen (Megan Mullally) clearly is a Trump supporter.

Read More‘Will & Grace’: 5 Big Issues the Groundbreaking Sitcom’s Revival Has to Address (Or Does It?)

“Honey, you know that Donnie is one of my oldest friends,” she tells Grace (Debra Messing). “I helped him pick out Melania.”

Though Will (Eric McCormack), Grace, Jack and Karen left TV screens in 2006, this latest version of the show continues the New York adventures of two best friends and the weirdos in their lives. The series will pick up 11 years later as if »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Will & Grace’ Sneak Peek: Karen Is a Trump Supporter and Matchmaker — Watch

3 August 2017 2:20 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“Will & Grace” returns this fall and, by the looks of it, the quartet at the center is still the same, even in a new decade.

On Thursday, NBC released the first footage from the revival series, which you can watch in the sneak peek below. In it, we see the state of Jack’s (Sean Hayes) love life and that Karen (Megan Mullally) clearly is a Trump supporter.

Read More‘Will & Grace’: 5 Big Issues the Groundbreaking Sitcom’s Revival Has to Address (Or Does It?)

“Honey, you know that Donnie is one of my oldest friends,” she tells Grace (Debra Messing). “I helped him pick out Melania.”

Though Will (Eric McCormack), Grace, Jack and Karen left TV screens in 2006, this latest version of the show continues the New York adventures of two best friends and the weirdos in their lives. The series will pick up 11 years later as if »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Will & Grace Revival Already Renewed for Season 10 — Get Details

3 August 2017 1:18 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

NBC’s Will & Grace revival has been already been renewed for another season, well ahead of its Thursday, Sept. 28 premiere.

The big news was announced on Thursday by network chairman Robert Greenblatt at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, just as the cast and creators assembled on stage for the show’s panel Q&A.

RelatedWill & Grace Revival Will Ignore the Original Series Finale’s Sad Ending

What’s more, the coming season — the comedy’s ninth overall — has had four more episodes added to it, for a total of 16 (all to be directed by the legendary James Burrows »

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‘Will & Grace’ Revival Picked Up for Another Season on NBC

3 August 2017 1:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Are you ready for more “Will & Grace”?

NBC has picked up the sitcom for a 13-episode second season, ahead of the debut of the show’s revival this fall.

Additionally, Season 1 has been expanded and will now be 16 episodes, rather than 12.

The Season 2 renewal announcement was made Thursday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., by NBC boss Bob Greenblatt.

The hotly anticipated revival will reunite original cast members Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally, who will also all be back for Season 2.

Original series creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will serve as showrunners and executive producers on the revival series. James Burrows, who directed the entire eight-season run of the original “Will & Grace,” is back as director and executive producer on the revival. Universal Television is the studio. “Will & Grace” ran on NBC from 1998 to 2006, spanning over 200 episodes.

When asked why the cast and creators wanted to continue »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Will & Grace Cast Gathers for First Script Read of Reboot — See All the Pics of the Reunion!

3 August 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

It’s been 11 years since Will & Grace went off the air, but they’re back with a highly anticipated reboot of the show beginning Sept. 28 on NBC.

The cast gathered for their first read-through of the new season on Wednesday, and People has exclusive photos of the reunion from photographer Robert Trachtenberg (who also shot the Will & Grace cast for the new cover of Entertainment Weekly).

On a Universal Studios soundstage, Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes read through the first new episode to the show’s writers and producers, as well as network and studio executives. »

- Jess Cagle

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New promo for the Will & Grace revival gets the party started

4 July 2017 5:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

NBC has released a new promo for the upcoming revival of its the beloved sitcom Will & Grace featuring Will (Eric McCormack), Grace (Debra Messing), Karen (Megan Mullally), and Jack (Sean Hayes); take a look below…

That’s right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy’s most fabulous foursome is back. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen in this exclusive 12-episode event. There’s no doubt that with this crew’s indelible bond and all the happenings in today’s rollercoaster world, the banter will be on point. The legendary James Burrows, director of every original Will & Grace episode, returns along with a slew of razor-sharp jabs and dirty martinis. Behold once again, from the minds of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, TV’s wittiest ensemble ever. Did somebody say encore?

The Will & Grace revival »

- Amie Cranswick

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Hollywood Studios' First Gay Romantic Drama Back on the Big Screen

24 June 2017 1:03 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Making Love': Groundbreaking romantic gay drama returns to the big screen As part of its Anniversary Classics series, Laemmle Theaters will be presenting Arthur Hiller's groundbreaking 1982 romantic drama Making Love, the first U.S. movie distributed by a major studio that focused on a romantic gay relationship. Michael Ontkean, Harry Hamlin, and Kate Jackson star. The 35th Anniversary Screening of Making Love will be held on Saturday, June 24 – it's Gay Pride month, after all – at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahrya Fine Arts Theatre on Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. The movie will be followed by a Q&A session with Harry Hamlin, screenwriter Barry Sandler, and author A. Scott Berg, who wrote the “story” on which the film is based. 'Making Love' & What lies beneath In this 20th Century Fox release – Sherry Lansing was the studio head at the time – Michael Ontkean plays a »

- Andre Soares

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