Wednesday, December 7 on NBC (8-11 p.m. ET); Reprise telecast: Monday, December 26 (8-11 p.m. ET)
Mr. Pinky, "Hairspray Live!"
Sean Hayes plays Mr. Pinky on NBC’s holiday production of “Hairspray Live!,” set for 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7. Hayes is widely known as the sarcastic and hilarious Jack McFarland on NBC’s iconic sitcom “Will & Grace,” which ran for eight years (1998-2006) and won an Emmy Award as best comedy in 2000.
Hayes was raised in the Chicago suburb of Glen Ellyn, Ill. A talented musician, he supported himself as a classical pianist and performed in a pop band while attending Illinois State University, where he majored in performance and conducting. After his college experience, Hayes ...