'Partners' 'funny gay guy' Michael Urie: 'You have to get typecast before you can get cast'

Zap2it: How do you describe your over-the-top character in "Partners," premiering Monday, Sept. 24?Michael Urie: Louis will make rash decisions. He is very emotional, very self-involved. He always makes choices and decisions out of the heart. He is loosely based off Max Mutchnick [the series' co-creator].Zap2it: Do you watch the interactions between Mutchnick and his lifelong pal and co-creator, David Kohan, to inform the character?Michael Urie: It's like they are an act. They are not putting anything on. There is so much fun to be had by them. The fact that we are working on something loosely based on them, they have got their own shtick.RELATED: Zap2it's Fall TV PreviewZap2it: It's the crowded time of year for network shows, so how do you describe yours to make it stand out?Michael Urie: It's going to be a nice adult show, but not racy. In the same vein as, and between 'How I Met Your Mother' and...



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