The Will and Grace reboot will return to NBC on September 28, 2017, but those who want to binge watch the original season before it airs are in luck. NBC announced the first ever streaming deal for the beloved series that will bring the show to the masses. Beginning Thursday, September 21, 2017, the original Will and Grace will be available to watch via HULU, the NBC app, and through various cable and satellite services.
Will and Grace was an Emmy winning series that ran from 1998 until 2006. News that NBC has rebooted the series has resonated with fans. Social media is full of people who are ecstatic that the show is coming back.
News that the original series will be on demand is also getting plenty of social media love.
"My love for you is like this scar. Ugly, but permanent." #WillAndGrace
Which of the Fab Four said this? pic.twitter.com/QRjJStM1a8
— Will & Grace (@WillAndGrace) September 20, 2017
There are 194 Will and Grace episodes that will be on-demand and those who missed the original show will have plenty of time to catch up before the reboot airs.
By putting the full eight seasons online, those who never watched Will and Grace can get a better understanding of the show before it airs. Additionally, those who were fans of the original show can watch it on demand as a refresher.
Over its eight seasons, Will and Grace was nominated for a whopping 83 Emmy awards and won 16. The four main cast members Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, and Sean Hayes each won Emmys and all four will return for the reboot.
Before NBC announced Will and Grace’s return, the four released a special video that urged those watching to vote in the 2016 presidential election. It’s believed that the success of that video spot NBC began planning to bring Will and Grace back as a series reboot.
You can also watch the best of Will and Grace in the video below that was compiled by the Paley Center and celebrates the best and funniest Will and Grace episodes.
By releasing the series on demand, NBC hopes to attract a new audience for the series. There are many who haven’t seen Will and Grace and by releasing the series one week in advance from the reboot, more people will tune in.
Are you excited for the return of Will and Grace? Are you going to binge watch the original season?