'Will & Grace' stars back for 2005-06

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- NBC has struck a deal with the producers and cast of "Will & Grace" for an eighth and probably final season, the Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 18, the 108th day of 2005 with 257 to follow.
By United Press International

All-star lineup for 'Will & Grace' finale

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- Seth Green, Alec Baldwin and Eric Stoltz will guest-star on the two-part season finale of NBC's "Will & Grace," Daily Variety said Wednesday.

Tsunami telethon expanded to two hours

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Elton John has joined the lineup for what has now been expanded into a two-hour telecast to raise funds for victims of the South Asian tsunami.

NBC announces details of tsunami benefit

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup including Madonna and Eric Clapton is set to perform on a telecast to raise funds for victims of the South Asian tsunami.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 18, the 109th day of 2004 with 257 to follow.
By United Press International

It's a boy for actress Debra Messing

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Debra Messing, the star of the NBC comedy "Will & Grace," has given birth in Los Angeles to a 5-pound, 14-ounce boy.

Ricky Gervais gets street named for him

READING, England, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Comedian Ricky Gervais will have a street named in his honor in his hometown of Reading, Berkshire, London's Daily Mirror reported Thursday.

61st Annual Golde Globe Award nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A list of the nominees for the 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Top TV programs garner Golden Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- "The West Wing," "CSI," "Six Feet Under" and "24" were among the top television nominees when the Golden Globe award nominations were announced Thursday.

Top actors rule Critics' Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Some of Hollywood's most popular actors and actresses ruled with nominations for the 9th annual Critics' Choice Awards, which were announced Tuesday.

Analysis: 'Sopranos' gets Emmy ink

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- The HBO funeral home drama "Six Feet Under" has more nominations than any other show for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, but the same network's crime family dr
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

TV Academy digs 'Six Feet Under'

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- The HBO funeral home drama "Six Feet Under" led the field with 16 nominations -- including one for Best Drama Series -- as the Academy of Television Arts and Sc
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

U.S. TV networks broadcast a "dramatic decrease" in sexual content between 8-9 p.m. from 1998 through 2002, according to a new study.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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Eric McCormack
Actor Eric McCormack (L) and his wife Janet arrive for the taping of the American Film Institute Life Achievement Awards honoring Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California on June 11, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Eric James McCormack (born April 18, 1963) is a Canadian American actor, musician, writer and producer. Born in Toronto, he began his acting career performing in school plays at Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute High School. He left Ryerson University in 1985, in order to accept a position with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, where he spent five years performing in numerous play productions.

For much of the late 1990s, he lived in Los Angeles and had minor roles. He made his feature film debut in the 1992 science fiction The Lost World. McCormack appeared in multiple television series roles, including Top Cops, Street Justice, Lovesome Dove: The Series, Townies, and Ally McBeal. McCormack later gained worldwide recognition for playing Will Truman in the American sitcom Will & Grace, which premiered in September 1998. His performance earned him an Emmy Award in the category for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2001.

Aside from appearing in television, he made his Broadway debut in the 2001 production of The Music Man and starred in the 2005 film The Sisters. Following the series conclusion of Will & Grace in 2006, McCormack starred as the leading role in the New York production of Some Girl(s). He starred in the television mini-series The Andromeda Strain (2008) and returned to television in 2009 in the TNT drama Trust Me, which was cancelled after one season. Also in 2009, McCormack was cast in the science fiction movie Alien Trespass.

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