If you’re just tuning in to the internet for the first time this year, welcome. A lot has happened. But most importantly, it was announced that Will & Grace is being rebooted! That’s right — Will, Grace, Karen, and Jack will be making their way back into our lives for the 2017-2018 season on NBC.
Obviously this is really exciting news, and we can’t freaking wait to see new episodes of one of our ultimate favorite shows. But if you’re wondering why this is happening, Debra Messing stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Thursday and explained.
You might recall the short sketch the cast did for Hillary Clinton before the presidential election.
Well, the sketch did incredibly well, and it set the ball in motion for a reboot — 11 years later — of Will & Grace.
“Absolutely it did,” Messing said. “Our show would not be coming back at all had we not come together to do that little skit.”