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First Look At David Schwimmer On Upcoming Season Of 'Will & Grace'

ET gives us our first preview of the upcoming season season 2 (really season 10 if you’re counting) of NBC’s Will & Grace.

Not only do the ‘Fab Four’ - Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally - chat on what we can expect, but we get our first look at former Friends star David Schwimmer, set for several appearances this season as Grace’s new boyfriend, “Noah.”

"Just playing at the level of this cast, who are at the top of their game, it was kind of like this great, wonderful gift," says Schwimmer, who knows a little something about sitcom ensembles at the “top of their game.”

"He's as far away from Ross as he can possibly get because he's already mastered Ross," Messing tols Variety earlier this year about Schwimmer's new role. "I think people will be excited to see him in our world playing a different part." 

The first thing we learn is all four lead characters are looking at big changes in their personal lives this season.

“Grace” looks to be jumping into the political arena, while “Will” is heading to the classroom as a teacher. “Karen” is divorcing her husband, “Stan,” as Sean Haye’s “Jack” is prepping for his walk down the aisle with fiancé, “Estefan.”

We also see glimpses guest stars Chelsea Handler, Alec Baldwin, Jon Cryer, Minnie Driver and hunky Matt Bomer. Plus, “America’s sweetheart” and Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon.

 

 

But wait - there’s more!

The show also shared an exclusive scene from the new season that apparently takes place after the wedding of Grace’s dad (played by Alan Arkin) and Will’s mother (the always brilliant Blythe Danner).

The scene opens with Jack and Karen having a hilarious kiki over drinks, remembering the senior couple exchanging marriage vows.

“The look on Will and Grace’s face when his mother and her father said, ‘I do’ was priceless,” laughs Karen. “It was like, it was like…what was it like? Oh, it was like that.”

Cut to shell-shocked Will and Grace sitting stoically at the bar.

Watch below. Will & Grace premieres Thursday, Oct. 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.