No deals have been signed at press time. But NBC is in early talks to revive 1998 to 2006 sitcom “Will & Grace” for a 10-episode ninth season. Talks of the reboot have heated up since the election-themed video reunion the four cast members – Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes — did last month to encourage viewers to vote went viral. . In the video, the cast reprised their roles and discussed presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump after Karen (Mullally) and Jack (Hayes) revealed they were aligning with the former “Celebrity Apprentice” host. The 10-minute #VoteHoney video, directed by James Burrows, was released on September 26 and has more than 6 million views to-date.
Created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, “Will & Grace” was the recipient of 16 Primetime Emmy awards over the course of its run, and is only one of three sitcoms historically will all the principal actors won the coveted statuette. The other two are “All in the Family” and “The Golden Girls.”