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Will & Grace Is Coming Back

10-episode run will air on NBC soon

(Newser) - Will & Grace is back, baby. After months of rumors, NBC announced Wednesday that the series will return for 10 episodes during the 2017-18 TV season, Rolling Stone reports. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally, the four main stars of the sitcom that originally ran from 1998... More »

Will and Grace Enters the Smithsonian

Items from TV show part of a larger LGBT history collection

(Newser) - Hundreds of photographs, papers, and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection today, including items from the popular TV show Will and Grace. Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, along with NBC, are donating objects... More »

Joe Biden 'Comfortable' With Gay Marriage

Vice president endorses same-sex unions on 'Meet the Press'

(Newser) - President Obama's views may be "evolving" on gay marriage , but Joe Biden's are characteristically blunt: The vice president, though making clear his views were his own, told Meet the Press this morning that he's "absolutely comfortable" with gays tying the knot, saying that the concept... More »

Promises, Promises More Problems, Problems

Miscast and old-fashioned, revival falls flat

(Newser) - Back when it debuted in the late '60s, Promises, Promises was a critical darling. These days... not so much. Here's what the critics are saying:
  • “Problems, like promises, abound,” writes John Simon of Bloomberg . Chief among them: “Musical comedy has evolved well beyond these cookie-cutter songs, however
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Will & Grace Sidekick Comes Out

'What more do you want me to do?' asks Sean Hayes

(Newser) - Breaking news from, oh, 1998 or so: Sean Hayes is gay. After years of what many considered equivocating, the actor who gained fame as the flamboyant sidekick Jack on Will & Grace tells the Advocate , "I am who I am. I was never in, as they say. Never."... More »

All-Time Best TV and Movie Drunks

Norm, Frank the Tank make the list

(Newser) - Everyone likes a funny drunk, right? Barstools lists the most lovable movie and TV boozehounds of all time:
  • Who comes to mind first? Norm Peterson from Cheers, of course. "The crowd shouted 'Norm' every time he walked through the door to belly up to the bar."
  • Will and
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'Fag Hag' No Longer Hip Label

Gay men slowly becoming less of an 'accessory' for women

(Newser) - Thanks to Will & Grace, the young gay men of a decade ago were turned “into something unexpected: a must-have item,” writes Thomas Rogers for Salon. Though he was “jockish, pop-culturally illiterate, and dressed in mom jeans,” Rogers “remained a strangely alluring target for a... More »

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Go!

Military's 'Will and Grace' generation more tolerant of gays

(Newser) - The US military, whose resources are stretched overseas, has become far more tolerant of gays. One Army sergeant turned over a video of a passionate kiss with his boyfriend to superior officers and was merely told to go back to work, according to a "60 Minutes" investigation to be... More »

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