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October 24, 2013

'It’s just the struggle of the elephant in the room which is "How do you get viewers to NBC?" ... It just doesn’t have the eyeballs CBS does'

Sean Hayes return to television in Sean Saves the World has not been the ratings success that his last sitcom Will & Grace was - not even close.

But the Emmy winner, who plays a gay single dad in the new show, says the show itself is not at fault.

July 28, 2013

Creator and star of the new show Sean Saves the World are not looking to create a gay comedy

Out actor Sean Hayes describes the sexuality of the character in his upcoming television show as incidental.

Hayes and the creator of Sean Saves the World, Victor Fresco, spoke at the Television Critics Association conference yesterday (27 July).

May 9, 2013

The Will & Grace alum will star in Sean Saves the World

Sean Hayes, an Emmy winning sensation on NBC's Will & Grace for eight years, is returning to the network in a new comedy series this fall, it was announced Thursday (9 May).

'We are thrilled and can't wait,' Hayes wrote on Twitter.

Sean Saves the World has Hayes playing the father of a 14-year-opd girl who moves in with her dad. His character is adjusting to that change as well as having a new boss at work who is quite temperamental.

Hayes came out publicly as a gay man in 2010. It's not yet known if his character on the sitcom will also be gay.

December 19, 2012

Could lead to gay actor's first series since Will & Grace

Sean Hayes, an Emmy winning sensation on NBC's Will & Grace for eight years, is starring in a pilot that may lead to his return to the network in a new comedy series.

The pilot, which does not yet have a title, has Hayes playing the father of a 14-year-opd girl who moves in with her dad. His character is adjusting to that change as well as having a new boss at work who is temperamental.

It's not yet clear if the Hayes character is gay or straight.

August 13, 2012

Will play a TV and movie star making Broadway debut

Sean Hayes, an Emmy winning sensation on NBC's Will & Grace for eight years, is returning to the network this fall for a short-term role on the musical-drama Smash.

April 12, 2012

'It's 2012, you can say the word 'gay''

For eight years on the NBC sitcom Will & Grace, Sean Hayes played the hilarious gay character of Jack McFarland to such perfection that he won an Emmy and was nominated for six others.

During the show's long run, Hayes declined to discuss the fact that in real life, he is also gay. But that changed two years ago when in an interview with The Advocate, he talked about being gay and insisted that he had never tried to hide that fact.