Will & Grace cast say slipping back into roles 'like riding a bike'

After an 11 year hiatus, a brand new Will & Grace are back on our screens.

The cast say slipping back into their roles after 11 years was like "riding a bike".

A show that first aired in 1998 about Will and his best friend Jack, flatmate Grace and her kooky drunken colleague Karen broke barriers and paved the way for LGBTQ characters.

"I remember feeling sense of trepidation, we could be off the air in three episodes and also the writing I felt was very cautious. I remember after the pilot word got back that 30 per cent of people who watched the pilot didn't know Will was gay" Debra Messing [Grace] said.  

Although they love their characters on Will & Grace, they say a downside of the show is fans asking them to repeat their catch phrases.

When asked if they love New Zealand Messing said, "my mother said it was her favourite place on earth when she visited, most beautiful place ever."

The cast then serenaded 1 NEWs reporter Emma Keeling singing:

"but I didn't have the opportunity, but I will visit any time…call me up…(singing) call out my name ..in that weird accent you have and we'll come running…on an 18 hour flight…23 hours…."

Will & Grace will be on TVNZ2 tonight, at 9.30pm.

After an 11 year hiatus, the cast sit down with reporter Emma Keeling. Source: Breakfast



'I couldn't say no' - Kiwi Victoria Secret model on return to NZ for Project Runway

Victoria Secret model Georgia Fowler is returning home to host TVNZ2's first ever Project Runway New Zealand. 

Georgia quickly rose to supermodel status after being spotted by Karl Lagerfeld.

She started modelling 10 years ago and since then has been travelling non-stop. 

Georgia Fowler has modelled for several international brands including Chanel, MiuMiu, and Yeezy.
Georgia Fowler has modelled for several international brands including Chanel, MiuMiu, and Yeezy. Source: 1 NEWS

Fowler told TVNZ1's Breakfast this morning: "It's a crazy life and I'm definitely looking forward to coming back to New Zealand for a little bit."

Fowler will watch a group of ambitious designers battle it out in challenges designed to test creativity and resourcefulness.

At the end of each week one will be sent home.

The last remaining designers will be tasked with designing and creating an entire collection, which ultimately decides who is crowned the winner.

"They approached my agency and obviously I couldn't say no. I think it's going to be the most amazing experience," Fowler said. 

"Project Runway is global and I'm really honoured to be the host in New Zealand"

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Stay tuned for more details on Project Runway New Zealand.

Ms Fowler will be following in the footsteps of model and host of the US show Heidi Klum. Source: Breakfast

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Sex and the City co-stars at war: 'Let me make this VERY clear. You are not my family. You are not my friend'

Kim Cattrall has a message for Sarah Jessica Parker: Spare me your sympathy.

Cattrall lashed out, today, at her former "Sex and the City" co-star after Parker expressed her condolences over the death of Cattrall's brother, Chris.

"Your continuous reaching out is a painful reminder of how cruel you really were then and now," Cattrall wrote on Instagram.

"Let me make this VERY clear. (If I haven't already) You are not my family. You are not my friend. So I'm writing to tell you one last time to stop exploiting our tragedy in order to restore your 'nice girl' persona.

"The two actresses reportedly have not gotten along for years.Cattrall's brother was found dead last week. He was 55."

The star admits that she 'really misses' playing Samantha Jones. Source: Breakfast