Should the linking verb be are or is?
The subject is boy and girl so it should be are?


The boy and girl watching TV is Frank and Anne
The boy and girl watching TV are Frank and Anne


What about this example,
The boys watching TV is Frank and James
The boys watching TV are Frank and James

One more questions about the related sentences above
Does the gerund come before or after the
noun?

The watching TV boys is Frank and James

What about?
How are these different?
The sleeping beauty is happy
The beauty sleeping is happy

Are these correct?
The sleeping baby is happy
The baby sleeping is happy