It’s six years since Will & Grace left out TV screens. Since then the show’s outrageous Jack, Sean Hayes, has come out, had success on Broadway, made various appearance in films and TV shows and branched out as an executive producer on the likes of TV’s Grimm and Hot In Cleveland.
Now he might be returning to our television screen in his own show, as NBC has ordered a pilot episode for a new father-daughter comedy series in which he’ll star. Deadline reports that the show ‘centers on Sean (Hayes), who must figure out how to parent his 14-year-old daughter, who just moved in, while navigating a temperamental new boss at work.’
There’s no info on whether the character is gay or straight. Back in 2011 Sean helped develop a show about a gay couple raising a 12-year-old, but that series wasn’t picked up. While they didn’t want that series, NBC (which also aired Will & Grace), is keen to get Hayes back on our screens, so hopefully this new show will have more luck.
Sean will next be seen on our screens in a guest role in the second season of Smash, which will reunite him with Will & Grace star Debra Messing.