It’s a Will and Grace reunion on Smash! Well, kind of. Sean Hayes, who played Jack on the beloved sitcom will join Debra Messing on the musical NBC show. Hayes will play a TV/film comedy actor making his Broadway debut in a multi-episode arc. This season, he’ll also complete an arc on the peacock’s comedy, Up All Night. [NBC]
Where has the team behind Ringer landed their next project?
Creators Nicole Snyder and Eric Charmelo of the short-lived but fan-loved Sarah Michelle Gellar vehicle, Ringer, are headed back to TV. This time, they’ve sold a gothic thriller set in New Orleans to NBC. The duet will write and executive produce the show along with Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan. [THR]
Following the finale of The Glee Project, Oxygen will air an online live reunion special hosted by Glee and The New Normal star Nene Leakes and casting director Robert Ulrich. The special is set for 8 PM PST/ 11 PM EST and will feature the five finalists along with the cast of Oxygen’s All the Right Moves. [THR]
MTV’s Wakebrothers are moving — To Monday night that is. The show starring professional wakeboarders Phil and Bob Soven will move to Monday nights at 11 pm starting August 20 following the premieres of network favorite Rob Dydrek’s Ridiculousness and new comedy, The Inbetweeners. Monday, August 20’s episode will feature the grand opening of Phil’s country bar. [MTV]