2.5.02 - The Hollywood Reporter reports that Nathan Lane will star in the new CBS sitcom The Life of the Party, which is about a one-time TV star who lands on a much bigger stage in Washington when he wins a seat in Congress.

8.6.01 - Zap2It: Lane Considering TV Encore

6.12.00 - Glenne Headly is one of the 17 actresses who will co-star in "It's a Girl Thing," a four-hour Showtime miniseries scheduled to air early next year. The show will deal with the life of a different woman who is connected to other women through a common therapist.

8.18.99 - Nathan Lane is currently working on a big-screen bio of Jackie Gleason.

8.18.99 - Nathan Lane has three films coming out in December: "Love's Labour's Lost," "Isn't She Great" and "Stuart Little."

1.18.99 - Nathan Lane has officially announced that he is gay in the new issue of "The Advocate." He is quoted as saying, "Even now, I don't greet people by saying, 'I'm Nathan Lane, and I'll be your homosexual.' I just assume a lot of people know. It's never been something I kept secret." He also proves that he even has a sense of humor about the cancellation of "Encore! Encore!" calling it, "No More! No More!"

12.19.98 - NBC has finally given up. "Encore! Encore!" just finished shooting its 13th, and last, episode.