Will & Grace Are Coming Back to Tell You What They Think of 2017

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Cast members from the comedy series "Will & Grace," from left, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, Debra Messing and Megan Mullally, at the 63rd Annual Golden Awards on Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, in CA.

Good news for fans of revival television: Will & Grace has been green-lit for 10 new episodes on NBC for the 2017-2018 season.

WNYC's Shumita Basu looks back at the cultural significance of the New York-based show, including the time Vice President Joe Biden credited it for moving America forward on LGBT issues, and looks ahead at what to expect in the revival.