Entertainment: Will and Grace

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Name
Entertainment: Will and Grace Gender: N/A
TV series
born on 21 September 1998 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w00
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°51' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 13°44 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 29°46'



Entertainment: Will and Grace (Stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing)
photo: Alan Light, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

American sitcom set in New York City, which focuses on the relationship between best friends Will Truman (Eric McCormack), a gay lawyer, and Grace Adler (Debra Messing), a straight interior designer. The show was broadcast on NBC from 21 September 1998 to 18 May 2006, for a total of eight seasons, and returned to NBC on 28 September 2017 and ended on 13 April 2020. During its original run, Will & Grace was one of the most successful television series with gay principal characters.

Despite initial criticism for its particular portrayal of homosexual characters, it went on to become a staple of NBC's Must See TV Thursday night lineup and was met with continued critical acclaim. It was ensconced in the Nielsen top 20 for half of its network run. The show was the highest-rated sitcom among adults 18–49, from 2001 and 2005. Throughout its eight-year run, Will & Grace earned 16 Emmy Awards and 83 nominations. Each main actor, with the exception of Morrison, received an Emmy Award throughout the series.

Since the final episode aired, the sitcom has been credited with helping and improving public opinion of the LGBT community. In 2014, the Smithsonian Institution added an LGBT history collection to their museum which included items from Will & Grace. All seasons of the series have been released on DVD and the show has been broadcast in more than 60 countries.

On 26 September 2016, the cast reunited for a 10-minute special (released online), urging Americans to vote in the 2016 presidential election. After the success of the 10-minute reunion NBC put Will & Grace back into production. The ninth season premiered on 28 September 2017 and eventually two more seasons were released.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Arkin, Alan (born 26 March 1934). Notes: Played Marty Adler, 2005
  • associate relationship with Baker, Leigh-Allyn (born 13 March 1972). Notes: Played Ellen, 1998-2006, 2017-2020
  • associate relationship with Baldwin, Alec (born 3 April 1958). Notes: Played Malcolm Widmark, 2005, 2018–2019
  • associate relationship with Bridges, Beau (born 9 December 1941). Notes: Played Daniel McFarland, 2002
  • associate relationship with Burrows, James (born 30 December 1940). Notes: Director
  • associate relationship with Cannavale, Bobby (born 3 May 1970). Notes: Played Vince D'Angelo, 2004-2006, 2018
  • associate relationship with Cleese, John (born 27 October 1939). Notes: Played Lyle Finster, 2003-2004
  • associate relationship with Davis, Geena (born 21 January 1956). Notes: Played Janet Adler, 2004
  • associate relationship with Dempsey, Patrick (born 13 January 1966). Notes: Played Matthew, 2000, 2001
  • associate relationship with Driver, Minnie (born 31 January 1970). Notes: Played Lorraine Finster, 2003, 2004, 2017
  • associate relationship with Harrelson, Woody (born 23 July 1961). Notes: Played Nathan, 2001-2002
  • associate relationship with Jordan, Leslie (born 29 April 1955). Notes: Played Beverley Leslie, 2001-2006, 2017
  • associate relationship with McCormack, Eric (born 18 April 1963). Notes: Played Will Truman, 1998–2006, 2017–2020
  • associate relationship with Mullally, Megan (born 12 November 1958). Notes: Played Karen Walker, 1998-2006, 2017-2020
  • associate relationship with Pollack, Sydney (born 1 July 1934). Notes: Played George Truman, 2000-2006
  • associate relationship with Reynolds, Debbie (born 1 April 1932). Notes: Played Bobbi Adler, 1999
  • associate relationship with Slattery, John (born 13 August 1962). Notes: Played Sam Truman, 1999
  • associate relationship with Wolff, Jonathan (born 23 October 1958). Notes: Composed theme music
  • role played of/by Schwimmer, David (born 2 November 1966). Notes: Played Noah Broader, 2018-2019

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from TV guide in New York Times, 21 September 1998, p. E5.

Categories

  • Notable : Awards : Emmy (18 wins from 85 nominations)
  • Mundane : Misc. Mundane : Release dates (TV series)