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An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.

An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.
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An “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz premieres a new episode every Monday.

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Episodes

Howard Rosenman (Part 1 of 2)

10/15/2018
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Howard Rosenman is one of the most prolific producers in film and television, best known for the hilarious remake of "Father of The Bride" starring Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, the cult phenomenon "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and "The Family Man" starring Nicolas Cage. Rosenman’s films have won 2 Peabody Awards, an Academy Award and top honors at the Sundance, Berlin and Cannes Film Festivals. His work ranges from such popular favorites as "Father of The Bride," "The Main Event" with Barbra...

Duration:01:19:26

Nick Swardson (Part 2 of 2)

10/11/2018
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NICK SWARDSON grew up in the Minneapolis area and undertook his foray into entertainment as a standup comic, headlining dates at many nightspots in the Los Angeles area. His material often dealt with the absurdities of life as a young adult, including drugs and sex. Swardson moved into features not simply as a comedic actor, but as a scriptwriter -- first on the Jamie Kennedy vehicle "Malibu's Most Wanted" (2003), then via a long-running association with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison...

Duration:01:01:53

Nick Swardson (Part 1 of 2)

10/8/2018
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NICK SWARDSON grew up in the Minneapolis area and undertook his foray into entertainment as a standup comic, headlining dates at many nightspots in the Los Angeles area. His material often dealt with the absurdities of life as a young adult, including drugs and sex. Swardson moved into features not simply as a comedic actor, but as a scriptwriter -- first on the Jamie Kennedy vehicle "Malibu's Most Wanted" (2003), then via a long-running association with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison...

Duration:00:53:36

Melissa Villaseñor (Part 2 of 2)

10/4/2018
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Melissa Villaseñor is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. She is currently a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" and was a semifinalist in season 6 of "America's Got Talent." She has also done voice work for the animated shows "Adventure Time," "Family Guy" and "TripTank." Most recently, Villaseñor has appeared on the second season of "HBO's Crashing."

Duration:00:39:24

Melissa Villaseñor (Part 1 of 2)

10/1/2018
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Melissa Villaseñor is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. She is currently a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" and was a semifinalist in season 6 of "America's Got Talent." She has also done voice work for the animated shows "Adventure Time," "Family Guy" and "TripTank." Most recently, Villaseñor has appeared on the second season of "HBO's Crashing."

Duration:00:31:30

Chuck Lorre (Part 2 of 2)

9/27/2018
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CHUCK LORRE is an American television writer, producer and composer. Called the "King of Sitcoms" during the 2010s, he has created and produced sitcoms including "Grace Under Fire," "Cybill," "Dharma & Greg," "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mike & Molly," "Mom," and "Young Sheldon." He also served as an executive producer on "Roseanne."

Duration:00:46:14

Chuck Lorre (Part 1 of 2)

9/24/2018
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CHUCK LORRE is an American television writer, producer and composer. Called the "King of Sitcoms" during the 2010s, he has created and produced sitcoms including "Grace Under Fire," "Cybill," "Dharma & Greg," "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mike & Molly," "Mom," and "Young Sheldon." He also served as an executive producer on "Roseanne."

Duration:00:41:15

Todd Glass (Part 2 of 2)

9/20/2018
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TODD GLASS grew up in Philadelphia where he started his stand-up career at the age of 16. Since then he has carved out a niche as one of the most powerful and beloved performers working successfully in the alternative as well as the mainstream comedy scenes. His list of credits are endless, as he has a new powerful Netflix hour Special out right now, had a critically acclaimed Comedy Central special, has been a featured guest on The Daily Show, Tosh.0, Sarah Silverman’s I Love You America,...

Duration:01:01:51

Todd Glass (Part 1 of 2)

9/17/2018
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TODD GLASS grew up in Philadelphia where he started his stand-up career at the age of 16. Since then he has carved out a niche as one of the most powerful and beloved performers working successfully in the alternative as well as the mainstream comedy scenes. His list of credits are endless, as he has a new powerful Netflix hour Special out right now, had a critically acclaimed Comedy Central special, has been a featured guest on The Daily Show, Tosh.0, Sarah Silverman’s I Love You America,...

Duration:00:52:56

Lesly Kahn (Part 2 of 2)

9/13/2018
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Lesly Kahn is the founder and artistic director of Lesly Kahn & Company, Actor Training, in Hollywood, California. With a staff and faculty of approximately 60, she teaches, trains, and prepares thousands of actors per year. Lesly has worked extensively on innumerable films, television shows and theatrical projects with countless skilled, prolific, and renowned actors. In addition, Lesly has worked with literally thousands of gifted, previously unknown actors who have since achieved...

Duration:01:04:02

Lesly Kahn (Part 1 of 2)

9/10/2018
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Lesly Kahn is the founder and artistic director of Lesly Kahn & Company, Actor Training, in Hollywood, California. With a staff and faculty of approximately 60, she teaches, trains, and prepares thousands of actors per year. Lesly has worked extensively on innumerable films, television shows and theatrical projects with countless skilled, prolific, and renowned actors. In addition, Lesly has worked with literally thousands of gifted, previously unknown actors who have since achieved...

Duration:01:06:28

Jim Jefferies Re-Release (Part 2 of 2)

9/6/2018
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JIM JEFFERIES is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from Australia. After releasing a comedy album and DVD in the UK, Jefferies moved to the US in 2009 and shortly thereafter landed his first televised special, HBO's "I Swear to God." This hugely successful special was followed by a plethora of other great one hours stand-up shows, including Showtime's “Alcoholocaust," "Fully Functional" for Epix, the most recent "BARE" for Netflix, and his newest special coming out this year from...

Duration:01:13:13

Jim Jefferies Re-Release (Part 1 of 2)

9/3/2018
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JIM JEFFERIES is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from Australia. After releasing a comedy album and DVD in the UK, Jefferies moved to the US in 2009 and shortly thereafter landed his first televised special, HBO's "I Swear to God." This hugely successful special was followed by a plethora of other great one hours stand-up shows, including Showtime's “Alcoholocaust," "Fully Functional" for Epix, the most recent "BARE" for Netflix, and his newest special coming out this year from...

Duration:01:06:02

Victor Levin (Part 2 of 2)

8/30/2018
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Victor Levin is a four time Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer who cut his teeth in television with shows like "Down the Shore," "The Larry Sanders Show," "Mad Men," "Dream On," and "Mad About You. " In 2015, he made his feature film directorial debut with "5 to 7," based on his own original script, which has since become a cult classic in its genre. His latest film, the romantic comedy "Destination Wedding," starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder is coming out in theaters...

Duration:01:09:54

Victor Levin (Part 1 of 2)

8/27/2018
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Victor Levin is a four time Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer who cut his teeth in television with shows like "Down the Shore," "The Larry Sanders Show," "Mad Men," "Dream On," and "Mad About You. " In 2015, he made his feature film directorial debut with "5 to 7," based on his own original script, which has since become a cult classic in its genre. His latest film, the romantic comedy "Destination Wedding," starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder is coming out in theaters...

Duration:00:55:05

Garfunkel and Oates (Part 2 of 2)

8/23/2018
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Garfunkel & Oates are a Los Angeles, California-based comedic folk-rock duo consisting of Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates). They were introduced to each other by comic Doug Benson at the Uptight Citizens Brigade theatre group in Los Angeles. Lindhome and Micucci released their first album "Music Songs" in 2009. This was followed by the subsequent albums "All Over Your Face" in 2011 and "Slippery When Moist" in 2012. Moreover, the pair have appeared on various TV shows...

Duration:00:50:39

Garfunkel and Oates (Part 1 of 2)

8/20/2018
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Garfunkel & Oates are a Los Angeles, California-based comedic folk-rock duo consisting of Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates). They were introduced to each other by comic Doug Benson at the Uptight Citizens Brigade theatre group in Los Angeles. Lindhome and Micucci released their first album "Music Songs" in 2009. This was followed by the subsequent albums "All Over Your Face" in 2011 and "Slippery When Moist" in 2012. Moreover, the pair have appeared on various TV shows...

Duration:00:44:26

Stefan Brogren (Part 2 of 2)

8/16/2018
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Stefan Brogren is best known for his work in the “Degrassi” franchise. Starting in front of the camera as the beloved Archie “Snake” Simpson,” Stefan then found his love for working behind the scenes and went on to direct over 60 episodes of the iconic series. Stefan has 3 nominations and 2 wins at the Canadian Screen Awards for best direction. He won a Directors Guild of Canada award in 2015 and received his 4th nomination in 2017. Stefan is also an accomplished producer who received 4...

Duration:01:01:25

Stefan Brogren (Part 1 of 2)

8/13/2018
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Stefan Brogren is best known for his work in the “Degrassi” franchise. Starting in front of the camera as the beloved Archie “Snake” Simpson,” Stefan then found his love for working behind the scenes and went on to direct over 60 episodes of the iconic series. Stefan has 3 nominations and 2 wins at the Canadian Screen Awards for best direction. He won a Directors Guild of Canada award in 2015 and received his 4th nomination in 2017. Stefan is also an accomplished producer who received 4...

Duration:00:48:26

Fortune Feimster (Part 2 of 2)

8/9/2018
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Fortune Feimster is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer known as a performer/writer on “Chelsea Lately,” “The Mindy Project” for Hulu and “Champions” for NBC. Fortune has a recurring role as “Dougie” on “Life In Pieces” for CBS and many guest appearances including “Dear White People,” “Two Broke Girls,” “Drunk History,” “Workaholics,” “Claws,” and “Glee,” to name a few. She has performed stand-up on “Conan” and “Seth Meyers Show” as well as her own half hour specials on...

Duration:00:49:16