'Will & Grace' Revival To End After Upcoming 2020 Season

By Hayden Brooks

July 25, 2019

Will & Grace is coming to an end (once again) as NBC has announced that the revived series will conclude after its third season.

As per a report from the Hollywood Reporter, the final season will consist of another round of 18 episodes and debut in 2020 in NBC. The decision to end the revived series arrived after the creators and cast came to a mutual consensus. While the show, which featured original stars Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally, lost nearly half its viewers among the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic last season, the series' journey to this point has been nothing but phenomenal. Initially started as a short video to promote Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, the revived sitcom was picked up as a short-order limited series, expanded with more episodes and eventually ordered as a second season.

"When NBC had the opportunity to reconnect this amazing cast and creative team, we jumped at the chance. The impact and legacy of Will and 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," NBC Entertainment co-chairmen George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy said in a statement. "A huge thank you to [creators] Max [Mutchnick], David [Kohan], Jimmy [Burrows] and a cast that is second to none for their brilliance over an incredible run."

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