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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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Los Angeles, CA

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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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@4barrykatz

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English

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10100 Santa Monica Blvd, 24th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90067-4003 424-238-2300


Episodes

Jay Mohr (Best of Part 2 of 2)

4/25/2019
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In this second episode, Barry Katz and Jay Mohr talk about Jay's family, his childhood and the people he has worked with from Clint Eastwood to Tom Cruise and Eddie Murphy.

Duration:00:51:18

Jay Mohr (Best of Part 1 of 2)

4/22/2019
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Barry Katz sits down with his client of 25 years, superstar comedian Jay Mohr, to talk about their relationship, tell some jokes and discuss Jay's upbringing.

Duration:00:46:45

Jerry Greenberg (Part 2 of 2)

4/20/2019
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In this episode, former Atlantic record president Jerry Greenberg shares his thoughts on legendary artists such as Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and more.

Duration:01:10:40

Jerry Greenberg (Part 1 of 2)

4/16/2019
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Legendary music executive and former president of Atlantic records Jerry Greenberg sits down with Barry for an exceptional episode where he talks about working with and signing on the greatest musical artists such as Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Michael Jackson, Foreigner, The Rolling Stones and more.

Duration:01:02:58

John & Jimmy DiResta (Part 2 of 2)

4/12/2019
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In this episode, the brothers talk to Barry about John's rise to fame, the difficulties he faced negotiating his contract, and how Jimmy's talent brought him to work with Amy Poehler.

Duration:01:27:41

John & Jimmy DiResta (Part 1 of 2)

4/9/2019
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Comedian John DiResta and his brother, designer and producer Jimmy DiResta, sit down with Barry to talk about their beginnings, Jimmy's early interest in design and John's career in the New York police force before they got their first show on television: "Trash to Cash" on FX.

Duration:01:37:03

Dr. Phil (Best of Part 2 of 2)

4/4/2019
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In this second episode, Dr. Phil tells Barry about the beginning of his very own show, Oprah Winfrey's support, and the way he balances his professional and personal life.

Duration:00:41:28

Dr. Phil (Best of Part 1 of 2)

4/1/2019
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In this episode, Barry sits down with Dr. Phil to talk about his humble beginnings from being homeless and dealing with an alcoholic father to his first encounter with Oprah Winfrey and his subsequent first ever television appearance.

Duration:00:46:23

Owen Smith (Part 2 of 2)

3/29/2019
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OWEN SMITH has performed stand-up on Conan and Colbert. He’s a regular at the Comedy Store Hollywood and Comedy Cellar in New York. He created an underground buzz in the comedy world when he shot his hour special “Good Luck Everybody” entirely on ten iPhones then retuned them the next day and got all his money back. Owen is also a sought after writer. His writing credits include: ABC’s "Black•ish," "Survivor’s Remorse" (Starz), "The Arsenio Hall Show," "Whitney" (NBC), "Deon Cole’s Black...

Duration:01:11:23

Owen Smith (Part 1 of 2)

3/25/2019
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OWEN SMITH has performed stand-up on Conan and Colbert. He’s a regular at the Comedy Store Hollywood and Comedy Cellar in New York. He created an underground buzz in the comedy world when he shot his hour special “Good Luck Everybody” entirely on ten iPhones then retuned them the next day and got all his money back. Owen is also a sought after writer. His writing credits include: ABC’s "Black•ish," "Survivor’s Remorse" (Starz), "The Arsenio Hall Show," "Whitney" (NBC), "Deon Cole’s Black...

Duration:00:51:50

Bill Hilary (Part 2 of 2)

3/21/2019
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BILL HILARY is one of the most influential executives and network presidents in the entertainment business. Hilary has been the CEO of BBC America, the president of FUSEtv, and the general manager and executive vice president of Comedy Central. During his time at Comedy Central, he was responsible for iconic shows such as "South Park," "The Office" or "Chappelle's Show." He is presently the president of Moment 2 Moment Entertainment. In this episode, Barry and Bill talk about the creation...

Duration:00:54:52

Bill Hilary (Part 1 of 2)

3/18/2019
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BILL HILARY is one of the most influential executives and network presidents in the entertainment business. Hilary has been the CEO of BBC America, the president of FUSEtv, and the general manager and executive vice president of Comedy Central. During his time at Comedy Central, he was responsible for iconic shows such as "South Park," "The Office" or "Chappelle's Show." He is presently the president of Moment 2 Moment Entertainment. In this episode, Barry and Bill discuss working in...

Duration:00:50:09

Steve Sweeney (Part 2 of 2)

3/14/2019
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STEVE SWEENEY is a comedian and actor known for "Back to School," "Me, Myself & Irene" and "The Equalizer." He is a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and character voices. He has been a featured on major television shows including "David Letterman," "Evening at the Improv," "Comics Come Home," and Comedy Central, and starred in his own Boston-based sitcom, "Park Street Under." In this episode, Barry and Steve talk about Steve's first break and his experience working...

Duration:00:52:58

Steve Sweeney (Part 1 of 2)

3/11/2019
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STEVE SWEENEY is a comedian and actor known for "Back to School," "Me, Myself & Irene" and "The Equalizer." He is a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and character voices. He has been a featured on major television shows including "David Letterman," "Evening at the Improv," "Comics Come Home," and Comedy Central, and starred in his own Boston-based sitcom, "Park Street Under." In this episode, Barry and Steve exchange stories from the past and talk about growing up...

Duration:00:54:51

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Part 2 of 2)

3/7/2019
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SUKHINDER SINGH CASSIDY is a technology executive and entrepreneur. She has worked at the biggest of most successful companies in the world including Google, Amazon and News Corp, Yodlee (YODL), and Polyvore. In 2011, she founded JOYUS, the video shopping platform for women, and served as CEO then Chairman until 2017. She is also the founder of theBoardlist and is currently the president of StubHub

Duration:00:36:55

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Part 1 of 2)

3/4/2019
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SUKHINDER SINGH CASSIDY is a technology executive and entrepreneur. She has worked at the biggest of most successful companies in the world including Google, Amazon and News Corp, Yodlee (YODL), and Polyvore. In 2011, she founded JOYUS, the video shopping platform for women, and served as CEO then Chairman until 2017. She is also the founder of theBoardlist and is currently the president of StubHub

Duration:00:31:57

Brody Stevens, In Memoriam (Part 2 of 2)

2/28/2019
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BRODY STEVENS is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has performed in all the most prestigious rooms from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv. His credits include The Hangover Part 1 & 2, Due Date as well as appearances on all the late night shows from Jimmy Kimmel to Conan O'Brien. Brody was also the star of the HBO/Comedy Central TV series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy it!" This is episode is dedicated to the memory of Brody Stevens (1970-2019).

Duration:01:01:18

Brody Stevens, In Memoriam (Part 1 of 2)

2/23/2019
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BRODY STEVENS is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has performed in all the most prestigious rooms from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv. His credits include The Hangover Part 1 & 2, Due Date as well as appearances on all the late night shows from Jimmy Kimmel to Conan O'Brien. Brody was also the star of the HBO/Comedy Central TV series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy it!" This is episode is dedicated to the memory of Brody Stevens (1970-2019).

Duration:01:11:32

Tom Werner (Best of, Part 2 of 2)

2/21/2019
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TOM WERNER IS ONE OF THE RAREST of COMMODOTIES—A championship EXECUTIVE WHO successfully COVERS THE SPECTRUM OF SPORTS AND TELEVISION LIKE NO one else in the world. in Television, he is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America, and over the years, he and his partners have garnered 24 Emmys, 11 People’s Choice Awards, and numerous Golden Globe, Humanitas, and Peabody honors. Throughout his illustrious career, Werner discovered such iconic stars as...

Duration:00:40:05

Tom Werner (Best of, Part 1 of 2)

2/18/2019
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TOM WERNER IS ONE OF THE RAREST of COMMODOTIES—A championship EXECUTIVE WHO successfully COVERS THE SPECTRUM OF SPORTS AND TELEVISION LIKE NO one else in the world. in Television, he is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America, and over the years, he and his partners have garnered 24 Emmys, 11 People’s Choice Awards, and numerous Golden Globe, Humanitas, and Peabody honors. Throughout his illustrious career, Werner discovered such iconic stars as...

Duration:00:40:15