This special, produced, co-written, and directed by Jason Raff, aired an hour before the series finale of “Will & Grace.”
The cast and crew of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series looked back at its eight seasons of outrageous storylines in this hour-long compilation of memorable scenes and all new interviews. Also featured were the series’ show-stopping guest stars who talked about their time on “Will & Grace” and offered a glimpse into why the show had been so successful. In addition there were never before scenes and outtakes.
The documentary special aired on Thursday, May 18 from 8-9 p.m. ET, and was watched by 12.9 million viewers overall. The special delivered NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in this time period since Jan. 20, 2005, generating a 71 percent increase on NBC’s season average for the slot. The special was #1 in the hour in 18-49 and other key measures.
It was awarded an CINE Golden Eagle, for outstanding production in the comedy category.