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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

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United States

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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst

Language:

English

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Episodes

Lily James - 'Rebecca'

10/20/2020
The 31-year-old English actress reflects on the late relatives who inspired her to become a performer, the sudden fame that came when the ‘Downton Abbey’ supporting actress landed the lead in Disney’s ’Cinderella’ and why, five years later, she is looking to shed her good-girl screen persona. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:00:50:04

Riz Ahmed - 'Sound of Metal'

10/12/2020
A Brit of Pakistani descent who in 2017 became the first Muslim and Asian male to win an acting Emmy discusses how his early work reflected and perpetuated inner conflict, what caused a post-Emmy breakdown and why he is returning to his indie roots. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:08:42

Harry Reid - 'The New West and the Politics of the Environment'

10/7/2020
Nevada's longest-serving and most influential U.S. Senator reflects on his odds-defying journey to D.C., key fights during his decades there and Trump, Biden, McConnell and more. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:00:58:02

Julia Garner - 'The Assistant' & 'Ozark'

9/28/2020
The 26-year-old two-time Emmy winner reflects on how learning disabilities led her to acting, how casting directors see her and what it was like playing two polar-opposite characters over the past year. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:12:55

The 'Brady Bunch' Kids — 'A Very Brady Renovation'

9/21/2020
The six actors at the center of one of the most beloved sitcoms in TV history reconvene for a rare group interview to discuss how they wound up on that show, what really went on behind the scenes and why an HGTV special reunited them 50 years later. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:32:52

Charlie Kaufman - 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things'

9/15/2020
The eccentric described by Roger Ebert as "the most creative screenwriter of his generation" reflects on abandoning acting for filmmaking, his creative process and why 12 years elapsed between his first and second live-action directing gigs. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:08:23

Newton Minow - TV Legend

9/11/2020
A Zelig of American politics and culture, best known for the 'vast wasteland' speech he gave as JFK's FCC chair, reflects on helping to pave the way for public TV, presidential debates and the Obamas' marriage. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:20:14

Buzz Aldrin - 'Apollo 11'

9/7/2020
The second man to walk on the Moon, now an Emmy nominee for footage he shot more than 50 years ago, reflects on his path to NASA, his struggles after he left it, conspiracy theorists and why he is a believer in SpaceX. But first: Todd Douglas Miller, the Emmy-nominatd director and film editor of 'Apollo 11,' recounts the Herculean task of making the documentary. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:16:05

Ramy Youssef - 'Ramy'

8/27/2020
The Golden Globe winner for a semi-autobiographical show about a Muslim American millennial's identity crisis reflects on his own relationship with faith, how standup comedy changed his life and good, bad and ugly responses to his show. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:04:42

Cate Blanchett - 'Mrs. America'

8/24/2020
The Australian two-time Oscar winner reflects on abandoning plans to be a museum curator to pursue acting, jumping between stage and screen and, most recently, heading to TV to play one of the world's most famous anti-feminists. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:07:08

Kevin Hart - 'Kevin Hart: Don't Fuck This Up'

8/17/2020
The world’s top standup comedian and star of 10 movies that opened atop the box-office over the past decade reflects on the very different ways his mom and dad shaped him, his strategic approach to his career and how he wishes he had responded to the Oscars hosting controversy of nearly two years ago. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:10:54

Tony Shalhoub - 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

8/10/2020
The beloved character actor of stage and screen reflects on being one of 10 kids born to Lebanese immigrants, the restless streak that led to his greatest successes and why, in his sixties, he's relishing new challenges. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:11:29

Brian Cox - 'Succession'

8/4/2020
The revered stage and screen vet reflects on childhood tragedies, promising but aborted attempts to make it in Hollywood and now, at 74, starring on a hit HBO drama series. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:35:40

Oliver Stone - 'Chasing the Light'

7/29/2020
The legendary three-time Oscar winner reflects on how Vietnam changed him and shaped his work, frustrations about being labeled a 'conspiracy nut' and why he wrote his acclaimed new memoir. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:26:21

Raffi - Music Legend

7/22/2020
The beloved "children's troubadour" reflects on his own complicated childhood, what led him to trade in his dreams of being the next James Taylor to entertain toddlers and what his hopes are for #BelugaGrads. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:00:56:30

Sandra Oh - 'Killing Eve'

7/10/2020
The first woman of Asian descent ever nominated for the best drama actress Emmy reflects on race and affirmative action, why she gave up on film and spent a decade on 'Grey's Anatomy' and how, only years later, her first lead in a major project came about. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:17:26

Conan O'Brien - 'Conan'

7/8/2020
The current dean of late-night TV hosts reflects on his 27 years in the format, his infamous experience with Jay Leno over 'The Tonight Show' and why since 2018 — when he shortened his TBS show and launched a podcast — he's been having the time of his life. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:09:16

Aunjanue Ellis - 'The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel'

7/6/2020
Best known for her Emmy-nominated work on 'When They See Us,' the veteran character actress reflects on what led her from Mississippi to Broadway to Hollywood, the highs and lows of her time in the biz and why she was so excited to play Dr. Mattie Moss Clark on Lifetime's hit TV movie. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:32:49

Hillary Rodham Clinton - 'Hillary'

7/3/2020
The polarizing trailblazer who has had a front row seat to — and personally shaped — American history over the last 40 years lets loose about sexism, conspiracy theories and Trump (including how she'd fare against him if she was on the ballot in 2020 and whether he should be locked up). Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:05:48

Ben Platt - 'The Politician' & 'Ben Platt: Live from Radio City Music Hall'

6/29/2020
One of the most talented young performers in showbiz, who shot to stardom on the stage in 'Dear Evan Hansen,' reflects on that musical, playing his first screen lead for Ryan Murphy, singing his own songs for a Netflix special and the possibility of reprising the part of Evan in a movie. Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.

Duration:01:08:34