They’re Back! NBC Releases New ‘ Will & Grace ’ Promo
Get ready, “ Will & Grace ” fans! The revival is coming to a screen near you. It’s been 11 years but the revival apparently everyone has been hoping is only about two and a half months away from its fall premiere date. And to ensure television audiences haven’t forgotten the lead characters of the show that was nominated for a whopping 83 Emmy awards and 16 wins, the program released a trailer reintroducing the stars. The program tweeted the video but not before wishing fans a Happy Fourth of July with a spot-on Karen GIF. NBC announced it will resurrect the beloved comedy “Will & Grace” for a new 10-episode limited series set to air on the broadcast network in the 2017-18 TV season. Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally are all set to return.
The decision comes just a few months after the cast reunited for a surprise, on-line-only reunion in which the cast rallied against then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “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 in a release. “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.” Original creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan will also return to act as showrunners and executive producers. Longtime TV director James Burrows, who directed every episode of the original series, will direct once again and executive produce.
NBC Entertainment president said the conversations about a possible revival began shortly after the secret reunion was shot back in September. “The fact that all four of the original stars were excited about getting back into production is a testament to the joyful experience they had doing nearly 200 episodes for eight seasons,” she said in a statement. “Few things cut through the clutter these days, especially in comedy, and ‘Will and Grace’ is one of the best.” “Will & Grace” premiered in 1998 and the show was the highest rated sitcom in the 18-49 demo from 2001-05, according to the network’s release. The series was also among the first broadcast shows to feature gay characters in lead roles and was credited by Vice President Joe Biden for educating the public on LGBT issues. The show’s 2006 finale garnered more than 18 million viewers. The revival will premiere at 9 p.m. ET Thursday, Sept. 28 on NBC. Honey, it’s happening!
It Will Be Interesting To See How NBC Will Re-Work The Original Show To Stay Relevant In Today’s TV Sitcoms
Susan Z’s Conclusion:
I believe the series will have a relatively successful good run with additional episodes past the 10 now scheduled. I do not think this re-boot will end up being a long running show as it was before but will still have the fun and quirkiness of the characters that made it such a hit and diehard fans loved.
Ace of Cups: Inverted (Upside Down)
This is gaining one’s heart’s desire. Being pulled inverted, I feel bringing back the series took awhile to get everyone on board and NBC is taking the approach of “well you were hit back then, let’s see if you can do it again?”
Queen of Swords:
This is a woman who gives straight answers and but also feels she has been screwed over in the past. I feel that one of the female leads did not want to return due to some hard feelings from the original show. Possibly over pay or script control.
Five of Wands: Inverted
This is internal and external arguments over a situation. Since pulled inverted, I believe that whatever differences the actors had with each other or the studio, it was put aside to bring the show back.
Susan Z Rich is an emotional addiction counselor, spiritual intuitive and holistic therapist. She counsels others to see life in a more positive way and teaches personal accountability for life choices. She is also the author of several children’s books and Soul Windows…Secrets From The Divine. (life cycles) Learn more at her website: www.szrwhitewings.com