Exclusive: Joey McIntyre on Burying the Hatchet With Donnie Wahlberg & Wishing He Was Joey Fatone

Their early days in New Kids on the Block were fraught with conflict and arguments, but more than 30 years later, Joey McIntyre has revealed how his now-close friendship with bandmate Donnie Wahlberg helped bring one of his greatest acting dreams to fruition.

The 44-year-old singer launched his own sitcom, Return of the Mac, on Pop TV earlier this month and credits Wahlberg for helping him bring the project to life following the devastating cancellation of his 2014 CBS comedy The McCarthys.

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“McCarthys was a slice of heaven -- everything about it,” McIntyre tells Et. “When it was canceled, I was like, ‘What next?’ Then I was at a TCAs press thing for Rock This Boat, a show the New Kids did on Pop TV, and I was seeing all these new shows and went, ‘I gotta do something myself. This isn’t brain surgery!’"

“So I had this
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