Hulu lands streaming deal for old and new episodes of ‘Will & Grace’

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“Will & Grace” is making a comeback to the small screen, but soon episodes will be available anytime, anywhere, thanks to Hulu.

The streaming service will be bringing all 194 episodes of the iconic ’90s sitcom on-demand. All eight seasons are currently available to watch in preparation for the upcoming reboot. Episodes from the new season will also be available on Hulu the day after its TV premiere date.

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One Million Moms boycotts ‘Roseanne’ reboot over gender-fluid character

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One Million Moms is outraged that “Roseanne” is including a gender-fluid character.

In the reboot, Darlene (Sarah Gilbert) and David (Johnny Galecki) have a nine-year-old son, Mark (Ames McNamara). The character is described as “gender creative” who “displays qualities of both male and female young child traits.”

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Watch: Ellen DeGeneres freaks out Sarah Paulson with clown scare

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Sarah Paulson got a taste of what it’s like to be her “American Horror Story” character, Ally, while appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

DeGeneres went in for not one, but a triple whammy, of scares that terrified Paulson.

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James Corden jokingly apologizes for Sean Spicer kiss

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James Corden stirred up some controversy when he was photographed playfully kissing former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who made a surprise appearance at the Emmys on Sunday.

Corden took time during his monologue on Monday night’s episode of his late night talk show to admit he is “disappointed” in the photo and blamed the alcohol.

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Hillary Clinton teared up watching Kate McKinnon’s ‘SNL’ tribute

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Kate McKinnon earned an Emmy award for her role as Hillary Clinton on “Saturday Night Live” but the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences isn’t the only one who took notice.

Clinton gave McKinnon her own shoutout in her new memoir “What Happened.” In the chapter titled “Grit and Gratitude,” Clinton relives watching McKinnon portray her on the first episode of “Saturday Night Live” post-election.

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‘13 Reasons Why’ star Brandon Flynn comes out

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“13 Reasons Why” star Brandon Flynn has come out as part of the LGBT community.

Flynn, 23, is known for his breakout role as troubled student Justin Foley in the hit Netflix series. The actor penned an emotional Instagram post in response to seeing the words “Vote no” in skywriting in Sydney, Australia in reference to Australia’s same-sex marriage vote.

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Aaron Carter takes HIV test in emotional ‘The Doctors’ interview

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Aaron Carter learned he is HIV negative during an emotional, two-part interview on “The Doctors,” which aired this week.

Carter, who came out as bisexual in August, shared that he feared he could be HIV positive because of his low weight. The 29-year-old singer learned he weighs just 115 pounds at six feet tall.

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Jane Lynch, Andrew Rannells will guest star on ‘Will & Grace’

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Jane Lynch and Andrew Rannells have landed guest-starring roles on “Will & Grace.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lynch and Rannells will appear on the same episode. Details on their roles have not been released but production is scheduled to begin this week.

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‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Ginger Minj gets married at DragCon

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ABOVE: (Ginger Minj and CJ at RuPaul’s DragCon in New York City. Photo courtesy of Metro Public Relations.)

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Ginger Minj wed her partner CJ in a surprise ceremony officiated by Michelle Visage at RuPaul’s DragCon in New York City.

During a makeup panel, Minj, who appeared on season seven and “All Stars 2” of “Drag Race,” gave a makeover to eight-year-old Lactacia. At the end, Minj asked Lactacia to be her flower girl for her wedding. CJ joined Minj on stage and Visage, who is a registered officiate, proceeded to marry the couple.

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Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson to bring ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ prequel to Netflix

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Ryan Murphy and Sarah Paulson have teamed up again to bring a “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” prequel to Netflix.

The series will be an origin story for the character Nurse Ratched, who will be played by Paulson. Set in 1947, the story will examine how Ratched transformed into the evil authoritative nurse that terrorizes Randle McMurphy in the mental hospital.

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Ellen DeGeneres shares the word she was banned from saying on TV

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After Ellen DeGeneres came out to the world in real life and on her sitcom “Ellen,” in April 1997, it didn’t seem plausible that she would become one of the most popular daytime talk show hosts.

DeGeneres told “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” that “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” which premiered in September 2003, almost didn’t happen.

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