It is a one of a kind phenomenon: A classic 1988 John Waters film became a hit Broadway musical, then became a successful movie musical and, on December 7, will make its live television debut. “Hairspray,” like no other story, has lent itself successfully to all of these media reincarnations. The original movie is a testament […]
Bette Midler: While you could say The Divine Miss M’s biggest TV triumph was being the final guest on Johnny Carson’s last night as host of “The Tonight Show” (or her guest spot playing herself on “Seinfeld“), she has always had a strong connection to the gay community from the time she was famously singing in bathhouses. In an […]
If you’re a lover of television, as I am, then the Paley Center For Media is the place for you. It celebrates television of all kinds past, present and future and on November 12 in Los Angeles, it will celebrate the impact television has had on LGBT Equality. The Paley Center L.A. Gala Benefit will feature […]
Sean Hayes became famous for playing the flamboyant gay character Jack on “Will & Grace.” Now he returns to NBC’s Thursday nights in a role that is a lot closer to the buttoned-down Will.
The Oscar-winning actor, who played the gay entertainer Liberace in HBO’s “Behind the Candelabra,” was asked in an interview with ShortList.com if he thinks the public would accept a gay actor playing a straight man.
TV fave Michael J. Fox is one of NBC’s big tickets this fall, and the sitcom star is “thrilled to be back” on TV with a new series. “It’s like deja vu … it’s like ‘Back to the Future,’” Fox told “Access Hollywood” this week after the network officially picked-up his show.
Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season.
“Glee” star Jane Lynch has been tapped to star in a new NBC game show, the network announced Friday. Lynch will host “Hollywood Game Night,” which will pit A-list celebrities against everyday folks as they hang out together and play pop-culture-based games in a “cocktail party atmosphere.” NBC has ordered eight hour-long episodes of the […]
Linda Lavin, best known to TV audiences as “Alice,” is joining the cast of Sean Hayes’ TV pilot for NBC. She will play Hayes’ mother in the multi-camera comedy to be directed by James Burrows. The sitcom centers around Hayes’ character, who “must figure out how to parent his 14-year-old daughter, who just moved in, […]
Although “Smash” has undergone a creative overhaul with new executive producer Josh Safran replacing series creator and Season 1 showrunner Theresa Rebeck, Safran promises it will still be “the same ‘Smash’” that viewers of the NBC series have come to love when it returns for a second season on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 9/8c. Add […]