5.19.06 - The series finale drew 18.1 million total viewers which is the show's best rating in two years, including its top 18-49 rating in 20 months. - TVGuide.com: Megan Mullally has joined the guest list for the CMT Giants special honoring Reba Mc Entire, airing Nov. - TVGuide.com: Joe Mantegna is the studio-executive boss of Debra Messing's ex-husband in USA Network's spring 2007 limited series, The Starter Wife. 8.24.06 - Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes have joined the list of Emmy presenters for this Sunday's big event.10.2.06 - Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes are both on the list of guest stars that will pop up during the second season of Oxygen's Campus Ladies, premiering December 13th. 8.22.06 - People Online: Back It Up Debra Messing takes a backward approach to pushing 2-year-old son Roman's baby carriage during a family outing with husband Daniel Zelman in Los Angeles on Saturday.6.12.06 - The Megan Mullally Show from NBC Universal is scheduled to debut in syndication on September 18 and thus far has been cleared in 92% of the country.Last minute additions to the clearance list include KOIN/Portland, WSTM/Syracuse and KSTU/Salt Lake City."Will & Grace" alumna Megan Mullally and Food Network staple Rachael Ray will launch widely syndicated talk shows Monday, Sept. While they both have lively personalities, the women will take different approaches with their programs. 8.30.06 - Zap2reports that Debra Messing was Joan Rivers's 1000th celebrity interview, and she was a pretty good sport about it. Debra Messing solo and with husband Daniel Zelman at the TV Guide Emmys party. 8.11.06 - Megan Mullally told Access Hollywood that the first guest on her new talk show, premiering September 18th, will be Will Ferrell.8.8.06 - Debra Messing will star in USA Network's TV-movie adaptation of Gigi Levangie Grazer's best-selling novel "The Starter Wife," in which a sexy and savvy woman seeks to redefine herself after years of wedlock to a Hollywood mogul. - TVGuide.com: Variety reports that David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, the creators of NBC's long-running sitcom, have landed a pilot commitment at CBS for a new series centered on two male friends of different sexual orientations.
The largely improv'd comedy, which focuses on middle-aged housewives attending college, set ratings records for Oxygen when it bowed last January. 8.21.06 - Michael Angarano is joining the cast of 24 on a recurring basis.9.15.06 - Zap2It.com: Mullally and Ray Chat It Up The number of weekday talk-show hosts is about to go up, thanks to two very familiar faces. Sean Hayes presenting an award with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. 8.21.06 - At Saturday night's Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Leslie Jordan won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Beverley Leslie.