Now, fans watching the must-see return season of Will & Grace on X1 can take an intimate look inside the episodes through a new Xfinity Originals Series.
Named after the studio where the acclaimed NBC hit films, Inside Stage 22 with Max and David gets the behind-the-scenes scoop from the show’s creators and longtime writers Max Mutchnick and David Kohan. Fans can check out never-before-seen highlights from the set, including real-time conversations between Max, David and the cast, as well as untold insight on how storylines and guest stars come to be. Xfinity TV customers will also get an up-close look at how scenes are set and shot, and how the show continues to delight new and returning fans alike.
Head to Xfinity on Demand or the Xfinity Stream app to view current episodes of Will & Grace and Inside Stage 22 with Max and David. Check out the Inside Stage 22 with Max and David episode guide below. More episodes will be available in January when Will & Grace returns on NBC Thursday nights at 9/8c.
Episode 1: Inside Stage 22: "11 Years Later" Summary: Behind-the-scenes with Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan on the show’s return after 11 years and crafting the funniest moments of the show’s acclaimed season premiere.
Episode 2: Inside Stage 22: "Who’s Your Daddy" Summary: The Will & Grace showrunners talk about Will and Jack finding themselves on the "ugly side of 45," paying homage to I Love Lucy with a LOL shower scene, and the brilliance of guest star, Tony Award-winner Ben Platt.
Episode 3: Inside Stage 22: "Emergency Contact" Summary: The three storylines in this episode, including Grace’s reunion with ex-husband Leo (Harry Connick Jr.), plus an amazing a capella rendition of a Michael Jackson classic, are all explained, along with a surprise from the show’s writer’s room.
Episode 4: Inside Stage 22: "Grandpa Jack" Summary: Revealing an emotional personal side of their friendship, Max Mutchnick and David Kohan explain the secret of "pajama party position" and speak of finding the funny in two different but delicate topics of Jack’s son and conversion therapy.
Episode 5: Inside Stage 22: "How to Succeed in Business"Summary: In addition to their decision to have Will and Grace work together, the showrunners reveal how their own friendship informs this onscreen relationship, plus they allow fly-on-the-wall access to the frantic, on-set rewrite process.
Episode 6: Inside Stage 22: "Rosario’s Quinceanera" Summary: From inside the Will & Grace writer’s room, showrunners Max Mutchnick and David Kohan offer the inside scoop on this emotional yet hilarious goodbye to Karen’s maid, Rosario, and writing this tour-de-force for Megan Mullally.
Episode 7: Inside Stage 22: "A Gay Olde Christmas" Summary: Showrunners Max Mutchnick and David Kohan and the Will & Grace cast open the doors of Stage 22 for a close-up look at production of the show’s holiday special, which finds Will, Grace, Jack and Karen experiencing Christmas in old New York – an episode with both a look and the laughs that will make it a classic.