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Posted Thursday 11/01/18 at 5:24PM EDT
Why Will & Grace revisited Will's coming out episode 18 years later
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Co-creator Max Mutchnick explains why last week's episode revisited the pivotal Season 3 moment. "That origin story turned out to be the trigger point for them as characters for dozens of episodes, all culminating in the episode that we aired last week," he says.
Posted Friday 9/21/18 at 10:27PM EDT
Will & Grace stars celebrate their 20th anniversary on social media
Source: Entertainment Weekly
Eric McCormack posted a photo from the pilot of him with long hair in the back, while Sean Hayes asked fans to share where they were when the pilot aired on NBC on Sept. 21, 1998.
Posted Friday 9/21/18 at 1:26PM EDT
Will & Grace premiered 20 years ago today
See how Grace Adler, Will Truman, Karen Walker and Jack McFarland have evolved since the hit NBC sitcom debuted on Sept. 21, 1998. Debra Messing recalls her doubts that the sitcom featuring a gay lead character and a gay supporting would find an audience, while her co-star Eric McCormack was much more confident. “I distinctly remember after the pilot, sitting with Eric in the double chair on the set in front of the TV, and him turning to me and saying, ‘I think we’re going to be around for a long time.’ And I turned to him and I said, ‘Really?’ And he said, ‘Yes,'” Messing said.
Posted Thursday 9/13/18 at 4:01PM EDT
Will & Grace co-stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing now have Hollywood Walk of Fame stars next to each other
McCormack was presented with his Hollywood Blvd star in a ceremony this afternoon, with his co-stars Messing, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes in attendance, as well as Michael Douglas. His star is right next to co-star Messing's star.
Posted Wednesday 8/15/18 at 2:13PM EDT
David Schwimmer shows up to the Will & Grace set wearing matching outfits with Eric McCormack
Debra Messing shared the photo of her new love on-screen love interest and his hilarious outfit. ALSO: A 19-year-old Ross Geller Friends mystery has been solved.
Posted Thursday 3/15/18 at 9:38PM EDT
Netflix renews Travelers starring Eric McCormack
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
The Will & Grace star will continue pulling double duty, appearing on the Netflix sci-fi series for a third season.
Posted Thursday 9/28/17 at 4:23PM EDT
Will & Grace hasn’t changed, but the reboot succeeds because it fits perfectly in its new context of 2017
“From its opening scene, Will & Grace is back in its groove, no worse for the intervening years, down to the cast’s impressively ageless faces,” says Willa Paskin. “But if the show hasn’t changed, its context has. Will & Grace had a very ’90s political bent, in which just being yourself was radical enough. In our more polarized, urgent moment, this I-centric sensibility has become almost entirely indistinguishable from narcissism. Will, Grace, and Jack are now members of the liberal establishment (Karen, of course, is a Republican): older, affluent, white people with identity politics affiliations—gay, female—that in New York City no longer hazard their very comfortable daily lives. In 2017, Will & Grace is still a show that America needs, because now it’s a sharp comedy about white, moneyed, liberal hypocrisy.”
- There’s something refreshing about a show that doesn’t try to engineer an explanation for its comeback
- The absurd old setup still works thanks to the strength of its characters and the actors who play them
- They haven’t missed a beat, easily return to mocking all things modern like Grindr
- The first episode is a bit clumsy and cringeworthy, but it really returns to form in Episode 2
- It emphasizes that it’s 2017, yet watching it is akin to jumping through a portal back to the year 2000
- The revival is best at recognizing that time has passed the characters by
- Debra Messing and Eric McCormack remind us just how good they were—caustic and clever and neurotically in sync
- Will & Grace creators turned down previous offers to reboot the series
- At its peak, 25 million watched Will & Grace — double Game of Thrones’ audience
Leslie Jordan is returning as Karen's nemesis, Max Greenfield to guest-star
Posted Monday 9/25/17 at 1:24PM EDT
Debra Messing asked that her Will & Grace character now be a feminist
“The only thing that I asked for was that Grace be a feminist,” Messing said at the Tribeca TV Festival. Messing added that the other characters, specifically Karen, won’t be as “woke.” As for how much the cast has changed over the years, Eric McCormack said, “We’re 11 years older, but on set we’re 11 years old. We are four idiotic children.” The cast also revealed that Karen will be friends with Donald and Melania Trump.
- Will & Grace stars add lyrics to the theme song, with Jimmy Fallon’s help
Will & Grace will pay tribute to Debbie Reynolds