All seasons of the series have been released on DVD and the show has been broadcast in more than 60 countries.
The actors behind Will and Grace, Eric Mc Cormack and Debra Messing, were positive about the series and they thought it had the potential to last long on television.
The show was the highest-rated sitcom among adults 18–49, from 20.
Throughout its eight-year run, Will & Grace earned 16 Emmy Awards and 83 nominations.
It was a shocking revelation for her, so I kind of functioned as a liaison between the two of them, because they both still really loved each other." When Kohan and Mutchnick pitched their idea, which centered on three couples, one of which was a gay man living with a straight woman, Littlefield was not excited about the first two couples, but wanted to learn more about the gay and straight couple, so Mutchnick and Kohan were sent to create a pilot script centering on those two characters.
While Kohan and Mutchnick elaborated on the pilot script, they spent four tense months faxing Littlefield the box office grosses from hit films with gay characters such as The Birdcage and My Best Friend's Wedding.