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Frasier Revival Struggles From the Outset
Frasier Revival
Didn't Quite Revive

Frasier Revival Didn't Quite Revive

Critics describe bad jokes, disappointing writing, odd character additions

(Newser) - The first two episodes of the Frasier revival from showrunners Chris Harris and Joe Cristalli will be released Thursday on Paramount+, giving audiences their first look in two decades at the psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane, played by Kelsey Grammer. As expected, he followed a girlfriend to Chicago, where he became...

Grammer: Here's Why 'Niles' Won't Be in Frasier Reboot

David Hyde Pierce said no, leading to 'an entirely new life' for Frasier Crane

(Newser) - The reboot of TV's Frasier , in which Kelsey Grammer will resume his award-winning role of Dr. Frasier Crane, was initially envisioned as reuniting the whole cast. The roster would have included David Hyde Pierce, who played Crane's brother Niles; Jane Leeves, who played Crane's live-in housekeeper Daphne;...

Paramount Confirms Frasier Revival
Frasier Revival Is on the Way

Frasier Revival Is on the Way

Paramount has ordered new series, with Kelsey Grammer's character in a new city

(Newser) - Dr. Frasier Crane is returning to TV, 18 years after Frasier ended its 11-season run on NBC and 38 years after the character first walked into Sam Malone's bar on Cheers. Paramount+ has greenlighted a new series with Kelsey Grammer reprising his most famous role, Deadline reports. Grammer is...

Frasier Reboot Coming to Paramount Plus

Kelsey Grammer to return to iconic role

(Newser) - Add Paramount+ to the ever-growing list of streaming services you'll just have to subscribe to if you want to relive your younger years. The ViacomCBS streaming service (currently known as CBS All Access, until March 4) is rebooting Frasier, with Kelsey Grammer returning to the role of Dr. Frasier...

Simpsons Member Will Die This Year

Sideshow Bob will finally kill Bart in Halloween episode

(Newser) - Sideshow Bob will finally get his revenge in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. After 25 years of foiled murder plots, the character voiced by Kelsey Grammer will kill Bart Simpson in the show's annual Halloween episode, producers revealed at Texas' ATX Festival over the weekend. It isn't...

Kelsey Grammer Forgives Sister's Killer

Actor testifies at Freddie Glenn's parole hearing

(Newser) - During a three-month crime spree in 1975, 18-year-old Freddie Glenn killed actor Kelsey Grammer’s sister Karen, also 18, after kidnapping her from a Red Lobster in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Yesterday, Grammer testified via video conference at Glenn’s parole board hearing; he’s serving life at Buena Vista Correctional...

5 Celeb Couples Who Used Surrogate Moms

Including one couple who had twins

(Newser) - Sometimes celebrity babies come into the world via a surrogate mom—and Radar rounds up 10 such cases. A sampling:
  • Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick used a surrogate mother to give birth to their twins , and during the pregnancy, Parker feared for the surrogate mom's safety thanks to

7 Stars With Absolutely Nutso Backgrounds

Woody Harrelson's dad was a hit man

(Newser) - If you thought being an international superstar was about as crazy as your life could get, think again. Cracked and The Stir round up 15 celebrities with even crazier (and some of them very painful) backgrounds:
  • Woody Harrelson's dad, who walked out on the family in 1968, was a

4 Celebrity Midlife Crises
 4 Celebrity Midlife Crises 

4 Celebrity Midlife Crises

Younger lovers, ill-advised tattoos...

(Newser) - Celebrities are just like us: They get midlife crises, too. The Huffington Post rounds up a few who've had productive midlife crises (Tim Robbins wrote an album) and seven who've had decidedly less constructive ones:
  • Johnny Depp: Broke up with longtime girlfriend Vanessa Paradis and hooked up with

10 Ugliest Celeb Breakups
 10 Ugliest Celeb Breakups 

10 Ugliest Celeb Breakups

YouTube and cross-dressing and tell-alls, oh my!

(Newser) - Admit it: You kind of love when a Hollywood split gets ugly. Well you're in luck, because Radar has rounded up 30 of the nastiest celebrity breakups ever :
  • Mary Harvey accused Steve Harvey of cheating on her ... on YouTube. A judge finally ordered her to take the videos down.

18 Stars Who've Conceived Via Surrogate

Elizabeth Banks says the relationship 'will last a lifetime'

(Newser) - Not every celebrity has a baby bump before having a baby. The Huffington Post rounds up 18 stars who became parents via surrogate mothers:
  • Elizabeth Banks: The Hunger Games actress has had two sons via a gestational surrogate. She said the experience "taught us a great deal about generosity

10 Famous Duos Prove Matching Tattoos a Bad Idea

But it's too late for Kelsey Grammer, Kayte Walsh

(Newser) - Surely you were moved last week by the touching story of 57-year-old Kelsey Grammer and his much younger wife , Kayte Walsh, who walked into a Chicago tattoo parlor last Saturday so that Grammer could get "Kayte" tattooed on his hip. But The Frisky fears for their union: It turns...

Meet Hollywood's Republicans
 Meet Hollywood's Republicans 

Meet Hollywood's Republicans

Adam Sandler, Jessica Simpson, even 50 Cent make the list

(Newser) - Hollywood may be seemingly rife with outspoken liberals, but Chuck Norris (who is currently backing Newt Gingrich) is far from the only Republican celebrity. A sampling of those who lean right, courtesy of E! and the Atlantic :
  • Jessica Simpson: She endorsed George W. Bush in 2004, and her dad said

Kelsey Grammer Expecting Twins

Oh, and he won a Golden Globe award, too

(Newser) - It was a trifecta night for Kelsey Grammer yesterday. Not only did he win the Golden Globe award for best actor in a TV drama for his work in Boss, he announced he'll soon be the father of twins. "I'm really looking forward to meeting these new...

Kate Winslet, Laura Dern Win Golden Globes
 The Artist 
 Win Big 

golden globes

Descendants, The Artist Win Big

'Homeland' also does well at the Golden Globes

(Newser) - Be honest: You tuned in to the Golden Globes tonight mostly to see what Ricky Gervais would say . But awards were handed out too, and The Artist and The Descendants were the big film winners. Both won best picture and best actor in their respective categories (comedy or musical for...

Kelsey Grammer: I Might Turn Politician

But not quite yet; he's still acting for now

(Newser) - Kelsey Grammer has played a president , and in an upcoming TV series he'll play a mayor ... so why not run for political office in real life? That's what he may very well do after he retires from acting, Grammer tells the New York Post , although he's vague...

Grammer's Email Hacked, With Nasty Results

Prankster informed friends Grammer's ex, Camille, 'smells like beef jerkey'

(Newser) - The latest hacking attack wasn't against a government agency or huge tech company, it was against ... Kelsey Grammer. An email was sent from one of the actor's personal email accounts with a mean, yet simultaneously hilarious, subject line referring to his ex-wife : "Camille smells like beef jerkey...

Kelsey Grammer Weds Wife No. 4

He wastes no time: Divorce was just finalized Feb. 10

(Newser) - Less than three weeks after his divorce from wife no. 3 was finalized , Kelsey Grammer tied the knot with wife no. 4, the New York Post reports. Grammer, 56, and Kayte Walsh, 29, married yesterday on the set of La Cage Aux Folles on Broadway, where Grammer just finished a...

Camille Grammer: Fox News Killed Our Sex Life

Kelsey preferred watching Fox to cuddling, she says

(Newser) - What came between Kelsey and Camille Grammer? Well, a 29-year-old woman , but in addition to that, Fox News. Camille talked to Joy Behar last night about the end of her 13-year marriage, and noted that part of the problem was a lack of intimacy: Not only did the couple forgo...

The Celeb Voices Behind 15 Commercials

He's Mr. Peanut, but his friends call him Iron Man

(Newser) - Ever found yourself watching a commercial and thinking, Whose voice is that? The Daily Beast rounds up 15 commercials with very famous actors behind them. Click through a few in the gallery or click here for the complete list. (Sometimes celebs actually get in front of the camera to shill...

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