Will and Grace revival eyed at NBC

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Well, whaddya know: Will & Grace's recent web-based reunion has stirred interest in a full-fledged revival.

TVLine has learned that NBC is in preliminary talks with the sitcom's six principal players — series creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, and stars Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes — about doing a limited-run of original episodes. It's not clear when the episodes would air and how many there would be.

An NBC spokesperson declined to comment for this story.

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WILL AND GRACE (TV) (1998) ERIC MCCORMACK, MEGAN MULLALLY, DEBRA MESSING, SEAN P. HAYES WLLG 001
WILL & GRACE -- 'Acting Out' Episode 14 -- Air Date 02/22/2000 -- Pictured: (l-r) David Kohan(writer/creator), Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Max Mutchnick(writer/creator), Director James Burrows -- Photo by: Robert Gilberg/NBCU Photo Bank
WILL & GRACE -- Pictured: Apartment Set (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Marry Me a Little More' Episode 9 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Eric McCormack as Will Truman (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by Bill Reitzel/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Marry Me a Little More' Episode 9 -- Pictured: (l-r) Harry Connick Jr. as Leo Markus, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Katie Couric (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Marry Me a Little' Episode 8 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debbie Reynolds as Bobbi Adler, Neil Vipond as Julius (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker (Photo by Bill Reitzel/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) (Photo by Bill Reitzel/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by Bill Reitzel/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by Bill Reitzel/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Marry Me a Little' Episode 8 -- Pictured: (l-r) Harry Connick Jr. as Leo Markus, Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Sweet (and Sour) Charity' Episode 18 -- Air Date 04/04/2000 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Debra Mooney as Sister Robert -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
Sept. 15, 2004 - New York, New York, U.S. - K39502RM.A MEET AND GREET FOR THE CAST OF.''WILL AND GRACE'' ..NBC EXPERIENCE, ROCKEFELLER CENTER, .NEW YORK New York..09/15/2004. / 2004.SEAN HAYES, DEBRA MESSING, AND.ERIC MCCORMACK(Credit Image: © Rick Mackler/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
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Late last month, the show's Emmy-winning quartet reprised their roles for a 10-minute, present-day, election-themed video set inside the title characters' iconic apartment. The project was spearheaded by Kohan and Mutchnick and without the involvement of NBC.

The YouTube-based mini-episode received a rapturous reception from fans, many of whom were eager for more.

"The response has been very overwhelming and really, really heartwarming," Messing told People.com at the time. McCormack, meanwhile, was upbeat about the possibility of a larger-scale continuation, telling the site, "We'd all be interested to get that call, I think."

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Debra Messing attends Ted Gibson's 50th Birthday Celebration at the Knickerbocker Hotel & Rooftop on November 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Ted Gibson and Debra Messing attend Ted Gibson's 50th Birthday Party on November 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Ted Gibson)
THEY MYSTERIES OF LAURA -- 'The Mystery of the Maternal Instinct' Episode 207 -- Pictured: Debra Messing as Laura Diamond -- (Photo by: Paul Sarkis/NBC)
THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA -- 'The Mystery of the Ghost in the Machine' Episode 208 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing as Laura Diamond, Josh Lucas as Jake Broderick -- (Photo by: Paul Sarkis/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
THEY MYSTERIES OF LAURA -- 'The Mystery of the Maternal Instinct' Episode 207 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing as Laura Diamond, Josh Lucas as as Jake Broderick -- (Photo by: Paul Sarkis/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Josh Lucas and Debra Messing on the set of 'Mysteries of Laura' on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 13: Actress Debra Messing attends NBCUniversal's 2014 Summer TCA Tour - Day 1 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 13, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4191 -- Pictured: Actress Debra Messing during an interview on February 3, 2012 -- Photo by: Stacie McChesney/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actress Debra Messing arrives at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: Actress Debra Messing is seen around Lincoln Center during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on February 16, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
WILL & GRACE -- 'Dames at Sea' Episode 1 -- Aired 9/25/03 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Harry Connick Jr. as Leo Markus -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
WILL & GRACE -- 'Dames at Sea' Episode 1 -- Aired 9/25/03 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler -- Photo by: Chris Haston/NBCU Photo Bank
Host Debra Messing onstage at the 2002 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, 10/15/02. Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images.
WILL & GRACE -- 'The Kid Stays Out of the Picture' Episode 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Debra Messing as Grace Adler, Megan Mullally as Karen Walker (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'The Kid Stays Out of the Picture' Episode 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WILL & GRACE -- 'The Kid Stays Out of the Picture' Episode 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Eric McCormack as Will Truman, Debra Messing as Grace Adler (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 22: Actress Debra Messing attends the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on September 22, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
Debra Messing (Photo by Jason Kempin/FilmMagic)
The cast of the new Woody Allen film 'Hollywood Ending', arrive at the screening of the film on the opening night of the 55th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 15, 2002. From left to right are Soon-Yi Previn, Woody Allen, Debra Messing, Treat Williams, and Tiffani Theissen. Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images.
Debra Messing arriving for a screening of the new Woody Allen film 'Hollywood Ending', the opening night film of the 55th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 15, 2002. Photo by Frank Micelotta/ImageDirect.
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