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The Good Place: The Podcast

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Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

Location:

United States

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NBC Radio

Description:

Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

Language:

English

Contact:

818-777-1547


Episodes

What’s Good: Fans and a Few Surprises, Part 3

5/13/2020
Host Marc Evan Jackson is back for Part 3 to shoot the shirt with superfans of The Good Place from all over the world as they talk about the goodness they see around them in a special fan edition of “What’s Good.” We also get some surprise pop-ins from William Jackson Harper, D’Arcy Carden and Ted Danson as they delight fans and give us some updates on their lives in quarantine. A very special thanks to fans Damien Moloney, Ita Callagy, Natalie Mathes, Sammi Begelman, Cassidy Davis, Dawn...

Duration:01:32:16

What’s Good: Fans and a Few Surprises, Part 2

5/9/2020
Host Marc Evan Jackson is back for Part 2 to shoot the shirt with superfans of The Good Place from all over the world as they talk about the goodness they see around them in a special fan edition of “What’s Good.” We also get some surprise pop-ins from D’Arcy Carden and Manny Jacinto as they delight fans and give us some updates on their lives in quarantine. A very special thanks to fans Blake Blancett, Greg Thomas, Nicole Abley, Mariam Al-Dhubhani, Ariel Czarina, Marta Lobo, Erin Dowding,...

Duration:01:12:17

What’s Good: Fans and a Few Surprises, Part 1

5/7/2020
Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with superfans of The Good Place from all over the world as they talk about the goodness they see around them in a special fan edition of “What’s Good.” We also get some surprise pop-ins from D’Arcy Carden and Ted Danson as they delight fans and give us some updates on their lives in quarantine. A very special thanks to fans Fergie L. Philippe, Inga Meckel, Sarah Baar, Lillie-Beth Brinkman and family, Sergio Ribero, Muna Abadel, Shawn Shults, Lara...

Duration:01:16:13

Bonus Episode: A Parks and Recreation Special Roundtable

5/1/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Parks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur, Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson) and writer Aisha Muharrar to shoot the shirt about making NBC’s Parks and Recreation reunion special benefiting Feeding America. They talk about why now is a good time for a Parks and Recreation special, how they overcame logistical hazards, getting the large ensemble cast (like, literally everyone) back together and more. Be sure to subscribe for more...

Duration:01:14:28

Bonus Episode: Ted Danson on the Finale and the Future

3/17/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Ted Danson (Michael) to shoot the shirt about his experience on the show and Ted’s life after The Good Place. Ted reveals how important the bow tie was to his character, why the first season was difficult for him and the special scene between him and his real-life wife, Mary Steenburgen. Marc and Ted also talk about saying goodbye to castmates during an emotional filming of the finale episode and Ted’s new comedy coming to...

Duration:00:55:48

Bonus Episode: The Cast Finale Interview with Seth Meyers

2/4/2020
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto and D'Arcy Carden open up to Seth Meyers about their feelings on the finale and saying goodbye to The Good Place. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2020

Duration:00:11:27

Introducing Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Podcast

2/3/2020
All episodes available now! Subscribe to the official podcast for NBC’s Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Join host Marc Evan Jackson for a deep dive into each season of one of television’s biggest hit comedies with guests including co-creator Dan Goor, cast members Terry Crews, Joe Lo Truglio, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz and more as they reveal behind-the-scenes stories, funny anecdotes, never-before-heard secrets and much, much more! Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Podcast is a production of NBC...

Duration:00:00:55

Series Forking Finale, Part 2: Mike Schur, Creator | Drew Goddard, Executive Producer

1/31/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to resume their two-part chat about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” Mike Schur talks about drawing inspiration from the last passage of T.M. Scanlon’s book, “What We Owe to Each Other,” and his process for crafting the finale episode by using a piece of music to guide his writing. He also reveals some Easter eggs within the episode that Parks and...

Duration:01:24:37

Series Forking Finale, Part 1: Mike Schur, Creator | Drew Goddard, Executive Producer

1/30/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to shoot the shirt about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” In Part 1 of this two-part podcast finale episode, they discuss the finale in depth, including Michael’s (Ted Danson) groovy songwriting origin, getting the huge guest cast together, Mike Schur’s penchant for numbers, young Doug Forcett’s appearance in the real Good Place, Mike’s belief in the...

Duration:01:39:22

Ch. 51: Morgan Sackett, Executive Producer/Director | Andrew Law, Writer

1/23/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with executive producer/director Morgan Sackett and writer Andrew Law to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 12, "Patty." They discuss casting special guest star Lisa Kudrow as "Hypatia," courting the Getty Museum as a filming location for the real Good Place, avoiding visual allusions to The Wizard of Oz, Michael's (Ted Danson) unease at being a demon in the real Good Place, the big twist that the Good Place committee is...

Duration:00:50:40

Ch. 50: D’Arcy Carden | Tiya Sircar| Jen Statsky, Writer

1/16/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with D’Arcy Carden (Janet), Tiya Sircar (Vicky) and writer Jen Statsky to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 11, “Mondays, Am I Right?” They discuss inside jokes from the episode, the cast’s “senioritis,” Vicky’s return to the Bad Place and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast...

Duration:01:01:41

Ch. 49: Kristen Bell| Matt Murray, Writer

1/9/2020
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Kristen Bell and writer Matt to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 10, “You’ve Changed, Man.” Kristen Bell shares her experience directing a previous episode including asking Maya Rudolph to sing Bone Thugs N Harmony’s “Crossroads.” Matt Murray talks about the show’s bible – a document of all the rules of the show’s universe and mythology and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories,...

Duration:00:48:34

Bonus Episode: Something Good for the Holidays

12/23/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson presents his favorite “What’s Good?” segments from past episodes. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

Duration:00:25:47

Bonus Episode: The Writers' Room with Jen Statsky, Joe Mande, Dan Schofield & Lizzy Pace

12/19/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with writers Jen Statsky, Joe Mande, Dan Schofield and Lizzy Pace to shoot the shirt during the hiatus. They talk about Mike Schur's management style and his qualities they'd like to bring to their next jobs. They also discuss their writing process and how they make sure the earnest, sweet moments between Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and Chidi (William Jackson Harper) are earned. Marc asks what they are all working on now that the show...

Duration:00:50:32

Ch. 48: William Jackson Harper, Actor | Eric Kissack, Editor | Frank Sackett, Co-Producer

11/22/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with William Jackson Harper, editor Eric Kissack and co-producer Frank Sackett to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 9, “The Answer.” Marc runs down the plot of the episode, along with some key insights. William talks about a special place on The Good Place set that makes him swoon, gives us some insight into the characters’ choices in this episode and tells a story about his one and only foray into stand-up comedy. Eric...

Duration:00:49:14

Ch. 47: Josh Siegal, Writer | Dana Powell, Actress | Kimberly Wannop, Set Decorator

11/14/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with writer Josh Siegal, actress Dana Powell and set decorator Kimberly Wannop to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 8, “The Funeral to End All Funerals.” Josh Siegal talks about co-writing the episode and the significance of the characters’ eulogies. He also discusses Janet’s human-like characteristics and how they surface in high-stress moments. Kimberly Wannop reveals the details in Chidi’s apartment and discusses the...

Duration:01:09:02

Ch. 46: Manny Jacinto, Actor | Dave King, Writer | Amanda Boisselle, Production Assistant

11/7/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Manny Jacinto (Jason/Jianyu), writer Dave King and production assistant Amanda Boisselle to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 7, “Help Is Other People.” Amanda dishes on Ted Danson and the rest of the cast’s hilarious snack routine, the arduous process of becoming an assistant director and the real magic performed on set. Dave reveals how Season 4 was broken in the writers’ room and the joy of watching Manny perform as...

Duration:00:54:35

Ch. 45: Ben Koldyke, "Brent" | Lizzy Pace, Writer | Steve Day, Director

11/1/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Ben Koldyke (Brent), writer Lizzy Pace and director Steve Day to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 6, “A Chip Driver Mystery.” Ben talks about auditioning for Allison Jones, his time as a quarterback at Dartmouth College and how he got into acting at a late age. Lizzy reveals how Mike Schur surprised her by giving her an episode to write, the inspiration for “Chip Driver” and how the character is an homage to Michael...

Duration:00:54:17

Ch. 44: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Joe Mande, Writer

10/24/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Jameela Jamil and writer Joe Mande to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 5, “Employee of the Bearimy.” Jameela talks about the faux-abusive email she sent to Mike Schur; Joe describes the green screen process behind filming Michael (Ted Danson) and Jason’s (Manny Jacinto) hand car scene and reveals a writers’ room Easter egg. They also talk about Jason Mantzoukas’ insatiable impulse to ad-lib in scenes and the Easter...

Duration:00:56:28

Ch. 43: Cord Jefferson, Writer | Tom Zawacki, Props | Josh Siegal, “Glenn”

10/17/2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Tom Zawacki from the props department, writer Cord Jefferson and Josh Siegal, who plays “Glenn,” to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 4, “Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy.” They discuss the origin of Daisy the blob-horse, how Ted Danson pulled off playing “Vicky,” who’s playing “Michael,” Team Cockroach’s reaction to Michael when he admits to lying and many other great forking topics. Be sure to subscribe for more...

Duration:00:54:54