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David Hyde Pierce Explains Why He Wasn't In the 'Frasier' Revival

David Hyde Pierce is clearing the air on why he didn’t join the cast of the Frasier revival

The 64-year-old actor portrayed Dr. Niles Crane on the NBC sitcom from 1993 to 2004. For his role, David won four Emmys.

David has now spoken on why he wasn’t involved in the reboot, which saw Kelsey Grammer return to the role of the titular psychiatrist.

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Sarah Lancashire Returns as Julia Child in MAX's 'Julia' Season 2 Trailer - Watch Now!

Get ready for the return of Julia Child!

MAX has debuted the first trailer for season two of the hit show Julia, starring Sarah Lancashire as the larger than life real-life chef.

Here’s the logline for season two: “With her trailblazing cooking show up and running on the air, Julia grapples with her rising celebrity and what that means for her, her colleagues and her show. In season two, Julia and her devoted husband Paul return from Simca’s home in France to find that her success has changed everything. Through her singular joie de vivre, she and her team must navigate WGBH, the White House and a threat from their past, while continuing to spearhead female-driven public television and confront social issues still prevalent today.”

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Stephen Sondheim's Final Musical 'Here We Are' Draws Star-Studded Crowd for Opening Night Celebration

The new musical Here We Are, which is the final show from legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, has officially debuted off-Broadway.

A star-studded crowd stepped out to attend the performance on Sunday night (October 22) at The Shed’s Griffin Theatre in New York City.

Among the stars pictured in the gallery are Lee Pace, John Benjamin Hickey, Katie Holmes, Jim Parsons, Sara Bareilles, Phillipa Soo, Sarah Paulson, Nathan Lane, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paul Rudd, Andy Cohen, Chris Rock, Jane Krakowski, Annaleigh Ashford, Josh Groban, Zachary Quinto, and Josh Gad.

Josh and Annaleigh are currently starring in the revival of Sondheim‘s Sweeney Todd while Sara and Phillipa recently led the revival of Sondheim‘s Into the Woods.

Cast members photographed at the opening night party included David Hyde Pierce, Steven Pasquale, Rachel Bay Jones, Bobby Cannavale, and Micaela Diamond.

The New York Times says that the show “is a worthy and loving farewell to the great musical dramatist.”

Here We Are is running at The Shed through January 21.

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'Frasier' Reboot Gets Premiere Date at Paramount+ - Cast Revealed & 1 Big Star Not Returning!

The Frasier reboot at Paramount+ has a premiere date!

The return of the beloved sitcom will debut with its first two episodes on Paramount+ on October 12 in the U.S. and Canada and on October 13 in all other territories, the netwrk confirmed.

The first two episodes will air back to back on CBS on October 17 beginning at 9:15 pm ET/PT.

The new season consists of 10 episodes.

In addition, there is a new teaser, which includes a new recording of Kelsey Grammer performing the show’s theme song, “Tossed Salads & Scrambled Eggs.”

Here’s a plot summary: The new series follows Frasier Crane (Grammer) in the next chapter of his life as he returns to Boston with new challenges to face, new relationships to forge and an old dream or two to finally fulfill. Frasier has re-entered the building!

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Kelsey Grammer Opens Up About David Hyde Pierce Not Returning For 'Frasier' Reboot

Kelsey Grammer is opening up about David Hyde Pierce‘s decision not to be part of the Frasier reboot.

In a new interview with People, the 67-year-old actor said that “David basically decided he wasn’t really interested in repeating the performance of Niles.”

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HBO Max Releases First Look Photos, Premiere Date for Julia Child Series 'Julia'

HBO Max is giving fans a first look at their new show Julia!

The streamer has released new photos and a premiere date for the upcoming series, which follows the life of beloved chef Julia Child and the cultural impact of her show, The French Chef.

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Bette Midler to Return to 'Hello, Dolly' on Broadway!

Bette Midler will return to the Broadway production of Hello, Dolly for a special six-week engagement this summer!

The legendary performer originated the role in the new revival and won the Tony Award for Best Actress last year.

Bette will return alongside David Hyde Pierce and fellow Tony winner Gavin Creel from July 17 through August 25. The production will close following their final performance in the musical.

Bernadette Peters succeeded Bette in the role and she will leave the production on July 15. Tickets for the final dates go on sale April 28.