NBC Officially Orders A Will & Grace Revival
They’re back! After months of speculation and rumors, it has finally been made official that NBC has ordered a Will & Grace revival.
As the rumors stated, for right now it is only a 10-episode limited revival that will be reuniting stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally.
NBC made the big announcement at the Television Critics Association’s press tour on Wednesday, January 18. “We’re thrilled that one of the smartest, funniest, and most defining comedies in NBC history is coming back,” said NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt. “This groundbreaking series for everything from gay rights to social and political commentary — all disguised as a high-speed train of witty pop culture — is coming back where it belongs.”
They also confirmed that the original series’ creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will be acting as showrunners, with Mutchnick commenting, “Dave and I are absolutely thrilled about the opportunity to write what Will, Grace, Jack and Karen are thinking about in 2017.”
Earlier in the month, one of the series frequent guest stars Leslie Jordan confirmed the show was coming back during a radio interview, but Messing quickly shot it down, stating there was “nothing beyond talks.”
No word yet on where the show will pick up and when it is set to air.