'Will and Grace' is Ending...Again

After the Upcoming 2020 Season

July 25, 2019

The world has to say goodbye to Will and Grace...for the second time.

It was just announced that the NBC revival's third season will indeed be its last. The final season will premiere in 2020 with another 18 episodes.

Many Will and Grace fans that have been watching since the first episode aired in 1998 are stunned. The show originally ran for 8 seasons until 2006, and then was picked back up in 2017 when reviving older shows was the move within the industry. The revival was only supposed to be a 10-episode limited series, but due to the outpour of fan support, the network ended up ordering a full season and then two more.  All four original cast members, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, and Sean Hayes, were thrilled to get another go at the show, but know the time has come for it to end for good. (OR maybe another reboot in 10 years?!)

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It's no secret that the show was very progressive for its time and George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy, Co-Chairmen, NBC Entertainment said, "The impact and legacy of Will & Grace simply can’t be overstated, both as a true game-changer in the portrayal of the LGBTQ community and as one of the finest comedies in television history."

Fun Fact: Many of the show’s memorabilia – scripts, casting notes, props, etc. – are part of a gay rights exhibit in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.

Will and Grace is not the only NBC series that is ending next year. Both The Good Place and Blindspot will air their final seasons this fall. Other network shows in their final run include ABC's Modern Family, CW's Supernatural, CBS's Criminal Minds, and Fox's Empire