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Season 9 is the ninth season of the returning series Will & Grace. It aired since September 28, 2017, consisting of 16 episodes.

Background

Following the success of #VoteHoney released in September 2016, NBC announced that the network is exploring the idea of putting Will & Grace back into production after the 2006 finale.[1]

In January 2017, NBC announced that the show would return for a 12-episode limited series during the 2017–18 season where all four of the main cast would return, as well as director James Burrows.[2] An additional four episodes were ordered on August 3, 2017 for a total of 16, also a tenth season was ordered.[3] Also on the same day, co-producer Max Mutchnick stated that Shelley Morrison who played Rosario Salazar since the first season, is retired and will not be returning.[4]

Several recurring cast members have also been announced to be returning including Minnie Driver[5], Harry Connick, Jr.,and Bobby Cannavale[6]. Additionally, new guest stars are set to appear including Jane Lynch, Andrew Rannells[7], and Tony Award winner Ben Platt[8].

Main Cast

Guest stars

Promos

WILL & GRACE Season 9 MUSICAL TRAILER (2017) nbc Series

WILL & GRACE Season 9 MUSICAL TRAILER (2017) nbc Series

Will & Grace Season 9 Promos - NBC

Will & Grace Season 9 Promos - NBC

Episodes

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Title Writer Director Original air date
195 1 The Return: 11 Years Later David Kohan & Max Mutchnick James Burrows September 28, 2017
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With both Will and Grace going through painful break-ups, Grace moves back in with Will. They all, unknowingly, end up at the White House with Karen snagging Grace an opportunity to decorate the Oval Office, and Will getting the chance to meet the Congressman that he has been flirting with. Both keep their plans from each other, knowing the neither would approve. Thankfully, Jack is there to clean up the mess when Will and Grace inevitably find out the other has been keeping secrets.
196 2 Who's Your Daddy Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally James Burrows October 5, 2017
Who's Your Daddy
Will and Jack struggle with the harsh reality that they are much older than they used to be when they begin to date younger guys. Grace comes to the realization that she needs Karen more than she thought she did.
197 3 Emergency Contact Nina Pedrad James Burrows October 12, 2017
Emergency Contact
After having a breast biopsy, Grace is reunited with her ex-husband, Leo, when he’s brought in as her emergency contact. While Jack teaches music to kids at a community center, Karen helps a girl become a young woman.
198 4 Grandpa Jack Alex Herschlag James Burrows October 19, 2017
Grandpa Jack
When Jack gets reunited with his son, Elliot, he learns he has a grandson, Skip, who happens to be gay. While Will and Jack try to bail out Skip from a reform camp, Karen helps Grace get back her sexuality.
199 5 How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying Suzanne Martin & John Quaintance James Burrows October 26, 2017
How to Succeed in Bussiness Without Crying
Grace tries for her biggest job yet: decorating a string of boutique hotels for an obnoxious mogul. Meanwhile, Will is surprised at his reaction to making Senior Partner; Beverley Leslie discloses his secret to Karen; and Jack owns half of a winning lottery ticket.
200 6 Rosario's Quinceañera Tracy Poust & Jon Kinnally James Burrows November 2, 2017
Rosario's Quinceanera
When Karen's has trouble dealing with a personal tragedy, Will, Grace, and Jack's try to intervene. Will and Grace's new business relationship begins to show signs of stress. Minnie Driver guest stars.
201 7 A Gay Olde Christmas John Quaintance James Burrows December 5, 2017
A Gay Olde Christmas
On Christmas Eve, Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen stop at a historical museum to let Grace use the restroom; however, the museum requires them to take the tour to allow her to use it. All four find themselves on a more "interactive" tour than they bargained for.
202 8 Friends and Lover Suzanne Martin James Burrows January 4, 2018
Friends and Lover
Will and Grace take a bread-making class and both end up falling for the celebrity teacher, Jackson Boudreaux. Jack and Karen struggle to get a catchy jingle out of their heads.
203 9 There's Something About Larry Alex Herschlag James Burrows January 11, 2018
There's Something About Larry
Will and Grace learn that Larry has a major crush on Will, and Jack and Karen fight off the craziness of Val, who's after Karen's friendship.
204 10 The Wedding TBA James Burrows Janaury 18, 2018
Season 9 teaser
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205 11 Staten Island Ferry TBA James Burrows February 1, 2018
Season 9 teaser
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206 12 - TBA James Burrows TBA
Season 9 teaser
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207 13 - TBA James Burrows TBA
Season 9 teaser
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208 14 - TBA James Burrows TBA
Season 9 teaser
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209 15 - TBA James Burrows TBA
Season 9 teaser
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210 16 - TBA James Burrows TBA
Season 9 teaser
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References

  1. Ausiello, Michael. "Will & Grace Revival Eyed at NBC". TV Line. Retrieved 27 October 2016.
  2. ‘Will & Grace’ Revival Renewed For Season 2 By NBC – TCA
  3. Webb Mitovich, Matt (August 3, 2017). "'Will & Grace' Revival Already Renewed for Season 10". TVLine. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  4. Stanhope Kate, Goldberg Lesley (August 3, 2017) "'Will & Grace': Why Shelley Morrison's Rosario Won't Return for the Revival". The Hollywood Reporter. September 8, 2017
  5. Michael Ausiello (August 28 2017) "Will & Grace Revival: Minnie Driver Returning as Karen's Nemesis Lorraine" TV Line. September 8, 2017
  6. Dave Nemetz (September 7, 2017) "Will & GraceRevival: Bobby Cannavale to Return as Vince in Season 9" TV Line. September 8, 2017
  7. Kate Stanhope (<time>September 12, 2017) </time>"'Will & Grace' Revival Taps Jane Lynch and Andrew Rannells for Guest Roles" The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 13, 2017
  8. McPhee, Ryan (Aug 10, 2017) "Dear Evan Hansen's Ben Platt Will Guest Star on Will & Grace Return" Playbill. September 8, 2017

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