'Will & Grace' is back this fall
“Will & Grace” fans sounded a loud “squee!” on Monday when NBC released a five-minute trailer for the show’s limited, 12-episode run coming this fall.
All four major cast members will return: Eric McCormack (Will), Debra Messing (Grace), Sean Hayes (Jack), and Megan Mullally (Karen).
More than 200 episodes of “Will & Grace” aired on NBC from 1998 to 2006. It was one of the first broadcast series with central characters who were gay.
Variety reports that James Burrows, who directed the show’s eight-season run, will also direct the revival.
“Will & Grace” will air on Thursdays in the hour before NBC’s monster hit “This Is Us” as the network tries to recapture the magic of its iconic “Must See TV” Thursday night lineups.
It will even use the “Must See TV” tagline to promote its new Thursdays, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Fans could not contain their excitement Monday, turning #WillAndGrace into a trending Twitter hashtag within moments of the trailer’s release.
Apparently Will, Grace and the gang haven’t been far away.
They’ve just been hiding in gifs.