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The Awardist, from Entertainment Weekly, takes you inside this year’s top contenders for the Oscars and more of the industry’s biggest awards. This season, join EW's Executive Editor Clarissa Cruz & Movies Editor David Canfield as they track (and debate) the season’s biggest races, chat with some of your favorite stars, and engage in Oscar trivia.

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Sound of Metal's Riz Ahmed and More Oscar Trailblazers
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This week, Best Actor nominee Riz Ahmed joins the show to discuss his powerhouse performance in Sound of Metal. Plus, in a special Awardist panel discussion, cohost Clarissa Cruz gathers four groundbreaking Oscar nominees in below the line categories, from hair & makeup to sound design, for a conversation about their craft and this history-making year. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Oscar nominee Vanessa Kirby on "Pieces of a Woman," plus SAG Awards Reactions
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First-time Oscar nominee Vanessa Kirby (Best Actress) speaks with cohost David Canfield to discuss her demanding role in Pieces of a Woman, as well as her other acclaimed 2021 film, The World to Come, and what it was like filming those intense projects back to back. Then, David and cohost Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW awards expert Joey Nolfi to break down the biggest surprises of the SAG Awards (Yuh-Jung Youn! Viola Davis!) and how they've completely transformed this year's Oscar races. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Delroy Lindo and SAG Awards predictions
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Cohosts David Canfield and Clarissa Cruz break down exactly how the SAG Awards can be so predictive of the Oscars, before going into who they think will win this Sunday’s trophies—and why it matters. Plus, SAG Ensemble nominee Delroy Lindo joins the show to discuss his lauded work in Da 5 Bloods, and David and Clarissa discuss his and other stellar performances from this season that Oscar unjustly ignored. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II discusses "The Trial of the Chicago 7," plus: what will the 2021 Oscars look like?
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Cohosts David Canfield and Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW's digital writer and Hollywood history expert Maureen Lee Lenker to discuss the innovative, ambiguous plans for the 2021 Oscars ceremony, which will take place at both the typical Dolby Theater and, in a first, Union Station in Los Angeles. Maureen, Clarissa, and David discuss how this fits into the evolution of the Academy Awards, and how the still-pending Academy Museum might be folded into the plans as well. Plus: The Awardist gets to talking about the SAG Awards, and welcomes one such ensemble nominee, The Trial of the Chicago 7's Yahya Abdul Mateen II, onto the show More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Maureen Lee Lenker (@TheMaureenLee); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Oscar Nominee Maria Bakalova on "Borat," plus a breakdown of the nominations!
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Hosts Clarissa Cruz and David Canfield are joined by EW awards expert Joey Nolfi to break down the snubs, surprises, and everything in-between of the 2021 Oscar nominations. One such nominee, Maria Bakalova, joins the show for an in-depth conversation on her wild, hilarious turn in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, while in a special guest appearance, Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami...) reacts to the news of his two nominations. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Mank’s Amanda Seyfried, and Oscar nomination predictions
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One week until Oscar nominations! Hosts David Canfield and Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW’s awards expert Joey Nolfi as they offer and debate their final predictions in all the major categories. Plus, one such predicted nominee, Amanda Seyfriend, joins David for a candid conversation around her new film Mank and how it changed her as actor. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
Andra Day on playing Billie Holiday, and how the Golden Globes change the race
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Fresh off her triumphant Golden Globe win for Best Actress (Drama), The United States vs. Billie Holiday star Andra Day speaks with EW’s movies editor David Canfield about her intense preparation for embodying an icon. Plus: David and cohost Clarissa Cruz, EW’s Executive Editor, are joined by awards expert Joey Nolfi to break down all of those shocking Globe wins, from Day to Rosamund Pike to Jodie Foster, and how they impact this year’s wild Oscar race. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi); Editor: Carly Usdin (@carlytron); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Cherry’s Tom Holland and Oscars’ Greatest Mistakes
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"Cherry" star Tom Holland sits down with EW Executive Editor Clarissa Cruz to discuss his dark new film and moving a long way away from Peter Parker. Plus, with Glenn Close’s possible long-awaited win for "Hillbilly Elegy" a topic of much discussion this season, Clarissa, cohost David Canfield, and EW assistant digital features editor Mary Sollosi debate: What great actors have won their Oscar for the wrong role? Finally, David offers an update on the state of the Oscar race after some surprising WGA nominations. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Mary Sollosi (@missollosi); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
Steven Yeun on "Minari," and this year’s must-watch Oscar contenders
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SAG Award nominee Steven Yeun has an intimate conversation with EW Movies Editor David Canfield to discuss his new film Minari, its personal significance for him, and the power of this point in his career. Plus, David and cohost Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW film critic Leah Greenblatt for a critical guide to this year’s Oscar contenders, from the must-sees to the skippables, and to help break down this year’s Critics’ Choice Award nominations. More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Leah Greenblatt (@leahbats); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth on "Supernova," plus the TV side of the Golden Globes
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Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth sit down with EW Movies Editor David Canfield to discuss their new film Supernova and their real-life love story. Plus, David and cohost Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW TV editor Gerrad Hall to break down the TV side of the Golden Globe nominations, where you can stream this year's Oscar hopefuls, and admit to the predictions they’ve gotten wrong so far.  More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Gerrad Hall (@gerradhall); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Kate Winslet Discusses "Ammonite," plus Golden Globe and SAG Nominations!
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Oscar winner Kate Winslet sits down with EW Movies Editor David Canfield to discuss her new film Ammonite and her decorated career. Plus, David and cohost Clarissa Cruz are joined by EW awards expert Joey Nolfi to break down the Golden Globe and SAG nominations, preview a virtual awards season, and admit to the predictions they’ve gotten wrong so far.  More at ew.com, ew.com/awardist, and @EW. Host/Producers: David Canfield (@davidcanfield97) and Clarissa Cruz (@clarissanyc1); Special Guest: Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi); Editors: Carly Usdin (@carlytron) and Joshua Heller (@joshuaheller); Executive Producers: Shana Naomi Krochmal (@shananaomi) and Carly Usdin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
Oscar Season 2021: Coming February 5th!
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Starting February 5th, The Awardist is BACK to bring you sizzling takes and juicy interviews as we dive into Oscar Season 2021! We're serving up conversations with some of this year's biggest movie contenders, like: Kate Winslet, Carey Mulligan, Riz Ahmed, Steven Yeun, Tom Holland, Delroy Lindo, and more! Plus in depth discussions about who we think will (and should) win, Oscar trivia, and more! Hosted by Entertainment Weekly's Clarissa Cruz and David Canfield, new episodes drop Mondays! Subscribe so you don't miss anything!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
Emmys Reactions
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin react to all of the surprises, delights, and let-downs of the completely unique 2020 Emmys broadcast, including: the dominance of Schitt’s Creek, Zendaya and Billy Crudup’s upset wins, Bob Odenkirk in his shed, Randall Park’s alpaca, and more! EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2020
The Emmys: Last Looks
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin give their final thoughts and predictions for what should be one of the most unique Emmy ceremonies we've ever seen. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2020
BONUS Episode: Multi-Nominated Emmy Contender Roundtable
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EW's Gerrad Hall hosts this Bonus Episode roundtable with six overachievers -- Emmy contenders Angela Bassett, Giancarlo Esposito, Dan Levy, Maya Rudolph, Wanda Sykes, and Ramy Youssef, all nominated in two or more categories this year. Though often competing against each other, the group gush over each other's work, discuss their nominations, taking on new challenges and genres, wearing multiple hats during projects, and much more. This roundtable also happened to be recorded on the day Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced his pick of Kamala Harris for vice president, prompting Rudolph (and her co-panelists) to react to the potential her SNL portrayal of Harris might soon be revived. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
BONUS Episode: EW's Emmy roundtable with Robin Thede, Sam Jay, Amber Ruffin, X Mayo and Kristen Bartlett
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Join EW's Sarah Rodman and special guests Robin Thede of "A Black Lady Sketch Show," Amber Ruffin of "Late Night With Seth Meyers," Sam Jay of "Saturday Night Live," Kristen Bartlett of "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee," and X Mayo of "The Daily Show" as they recount how they kept writing for Emmy-nominated shows even in the midst of a global pandemic, continued incidents of police brutality, plus general racism and socioeconomic injustice that all made the work of being funny even harder than before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2020
Andre Braugher of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" & Kenan Thompson of "SNL"
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin break down the Emmy nominations for Andre Braugher and Kenan Thompson, and how those nominations each relate to "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Saturday Night Live" as a whole. Then Kristen chats with Andre Braugher about his big fight scene this season, working with his canine co-star, and what he thinks needs to change about the way police are portrayed in the media. Finally, Sarah talks to Kenan Thompson about shooting SNL at home, the importance of Black representation on the show, and being Instagram buddies with Big Papi. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2020
Matt Berry of "What We Do in the Shadows" on the scene that made him go weak in the knees
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EW's Kristen Baldwin interviews Matt Berry of "What We Do in the Shadows" about his favorite running gags on the show, working with an idol of his in Mark Hamill, his strategy for improvising lines on set, the number one rule for performing comedy songs, how he is similar to Jemaine Clement, whether he would be in favor of a Jackie Daytona spinoff, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2020
Holland Taylor of "Hollywood" on how she'd like to be more like Ellen Kincaid / A Female-Centric Year of Nominations
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin break down a strong year for female-driven shows earning nominations, how the Academy has stepped up in terms of Black nominees, and where the Emmys still need to improve when it comes to inclusion. Then Sarah talks to Holland Taylor of "Hollywood" in a wide-ranging conversation about her "Bosom Buddies" past, why she wishes she was more like her "Hollywood" character Ellen Kincaid, reuniting with Dylan McDermott, and all about her new puppy. Plus, she reveals the story behind a famous Emmy moment! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2020
Breaking Down the Emmy Nominations
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin break down the newly-announced nominees in the top categories for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards. Sarah and Kristen discuss the most offensive snubs, the biggest surprises, rave about their favorites, and make their expert predictions regarding who is in the best position to take home trophies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2020
Cate Blanchett on the "incredibly isolating" experience of playing Phyllis Schlafly in "Mrs. America" / Outstanding Limited Series
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin discuss the contenders for the Outstanding Limited Series category. Then Sarah interviews Cate Blanchett of "Mrs. America," and they discuss: how Cate approached playing a character ideologically opposed to herself, using quarantine to investigate how to erase her identity, getting her fake teeth stuck on John Slattery's fake teeth, why she found playing Phyllis Schlafly "incredibly isolating," and what she learned from that isolation. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2020
D'Arcy Carden's emotional reaction to the finale of "The Good Place" & Manny Jacinto shares his mementos / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin delve into the potential contenders for Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series. Then Sarah interviews D'Arcy Carden of "The Good Place" to discuss: the experience of playing her castmates' characters, the brilliance of Ted Danson, her favorite version of Janet to play, her emotional response to the finale, and more. To wrap up the show, Sarah talks to Manny Jacinto about who he tried to crack up most on the set of "The Good Place," Jason's moments of accidental wisdom, the stress of his dance number in the finale, plus he shares some mementos from the show. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2020
Regina King on challenging revisionist history in "Watchmen" & Jean Smart on the big, blue elephant in the room / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin analyze the very competitive races in the categories of Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. Then Sarah talks to Regina King of "Watchmen" about the show's big end-of-season cliffhanger, how important it was that the first superhero in the show's universe was a Black man, the scene that Don Johnson was most nervous to shoot, and more. Then Kristen chats with Jean Smart of "Watchmen" about wanting to be a comedian, Laurie's trauma, the "big, blue elephant in the room," her amazing trap door scene with Frances Fisher, and more. EW would love your feedback on our podcasts and what else you're listening to right now. Go to ewpoll.com to tell us more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2020
Nicole Kidman's secret language & Bob Odenkirk on the most physically difficult shoot of his performing career / Outstanding Drama Series
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin start off by breaking down the crowded race for Outstanding Drama Series. Next, Kristen chats with Nicole Kidman about how she approached Celeste's new circumstances on the latest season of "Big Little Lies," the fear of having to slap Meryl Streep on screen, her family's secret language, and more. Kristen rounds out the show with a conversation with Bob Odenkirk of "Better Call Saul" about the most physically difficult shoot of his performing career, how he drew from the experience of getting mugged, playing Jimmy vs. playing Saul, Gene's fate, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2020
Matthew Macfadyen on trying not to crack up while shooting "Succession" / Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Drama Series
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin discuss the super-competitive races in the categories of Outstanding Actress & Actor in a Drama Series. Then Sarah interviews Matthew Macfadyen of "Succession" and "Quiz" about what it's like to play the "slightly competent" Tom Wambsgans, why he and Nicholas Braun (AKA Cousin Greg) call each other the night before each scene they have together, Kendall's famous rap, his experience shooting "Quiz," and what he's been watching in quarantine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2020
Ted Danson on how "The Good Place" made him a better person / Outstanding Comedy Series
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EW's Sarah Rodman and Kristen Baldwin start off Season 5 of The Awardist with a bang, jumping into a discussion about the packed Outstanding Comedy Series race, and some Emmy trivia. Plus, Sarah interviews Ted Danson of "The Good Place" about its touching finale, how being a part of the show helped him become a better person, the Danson legacy, a family story about a trip to the Amazon, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2020
Emmy Season 2020: Coming June 16th!
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Starting June 16th, The Awardist is BACK to bring you sizzling takes and juicy interviews as we dive into Emmy Season 2020! We're serving up conversations with some of your favorite actors on TV, like: Ted Danson, Nicole Kidman, Regina King, Cate Blanchett, D'Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and plenty of others! Plus in depth discussions about who we think will (and should) win, Emmy trivia, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2020
‘Parasite' leads history-making Oscars, and a conversation with Bong Joon Ho
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Joey Nolfi give their takes on Hollywood’s biggest night, from the show’s best moments to its worst. The group also debates what the most surprising wins were, and reminisces on their favorite awards season moments from this year. Plus, we take another listen to The Awardist’s interview with Bong Joon Ho, who took home four Oscars last night, including Best Picture and Best Director. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2020
Who will win vs. who should win at the Oscars — plus nominee Laura Dern
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, JD Heyman, and Joey Nolfi analyze the last few precursor awards — the BAFTAs, WGAs, and DGAs — and what they might mean for the Oscars. The group also makes their final predictions for Hollywood’s big night, including who should win versus who will win. Plus, EW executive editor Clarissa Cruz sits down with Best Supporting Actress nominee for ‘Marriage Story,’ Laura Dern. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2020
SAG and PGA surprises pave way for ‘1917’ and ‘Parasite,’ plus Tom Hanks, Marielle Heller, and Joanne Rogers
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Hosts Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined once again by EW’s editor-in-chief JD Heyman to talk about the SAG and PGA Awards, both of which had some surprising top nods that have reshaped the Best Director and Best Picture races for the Oscars. And, they look ahead to Sundance and this weekend’s Grammy Awards. Plus, Canfield and Joey Nolfi interview Tom Hanks, director Marielle Heller, and Fred Rogers’ wife, Joanne, about the film ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
Academy Awards nominations, plus Thomasin McKenzie talks ‘Jojo Rabbit’
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Hosts Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined by EW’s editor-in-chief JD Heyman and writer and awards expert Joey Nolfi to debate and discuss what they loved, what they didn’t, and what they were most surprised by from this year's Oscars nominations. The group also gives some early predictions of potential winners at this year's Oscars and previews this weekend’s SAG Awards. Plus, Canfield talks with ‘Jojo Rabbit’ star Thomasin McKenzie, who is nominated with the ‘JoJo’ ensemble for a SAG Award, about her work in the anti-hate satire film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13, 2020
What the Golden Globes tell us about this year’s Oscars — plus, Sam Mendes and Roger Deakins talk ‘1917’
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield are joined by EW features editor Sarah Rodman to discuss their take on the Golden Globes, from the winners to the losers to the biggest shocks of the night — and what it all means for the awards season moving forward. Plus, Canfield interviews newly minted double Golden Globe winner Sam Mendes and acclaimed cinematographer Roger Deakins about their film, ‘1917.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2020
Greta Gerwig on her film ‘Little Women,’ and final predictions for the Golden Globes
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Mary Sollosi give their final predictions for this year's Golden Globes, including who will win versus who should win. They also discuss the history of awards hopefuls releasing over the holidays, and how that might impact this year’s race. Plus, David and Mary interview ‘Little Women’ writer-director Greta Gerwig. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2019
Jamie Foxx (‘Just Mercy’) and Jonathan Pryce (‘The Two Popes’) — plus, the current state of the Oscar race
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield analyze the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations and weigh in on where the Oscar race stands currently. Plus: Leah Greenblatt interviews the Golden Globe-nominated star of ‘The Two Popes,’ Jonathan Pryce, and Derek Lawrence talks to SAG best supporting actor nominee for ‘Just Mercy,’ Jamie Foxx. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2019
Golden Globes nominations are here, plus nominee Cynthia Erivo talks ‘Harriet’
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Sarah Rodman dissect Monday’s Golden Globes nominations, from the biggest surprises to the weirdest snubs. The group also breaks down the Critics’ Choice Awards nominations and their bearing on the Oscar race. Plus: we interview ‘Harriet’ star and double Golden Globe nominee Cynthia Erivo about her transformation into Harriet Tubman. For complete awards coverage, go to EW.com/awardist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2019
Lorene Scafaria (‘Hustlers’) and Lulu Wang/Shuzhen Zhao (‘The Farewell’)
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield, and Clarissa Cruz share two in-depth conversations with acclaimed female filmmakers: Lorene Scafaria, who fought hard to adapt the screenplay for ‘Hustlers’ – and then even harder to get to direct the movie – talks about working with Jennifer Lopez, why there’s so little nudity even in the film’s strip club scenes, and how an introvert is handling the crush of Hollywood awards campaigning. Then Clarissa talks with Lulu Wang, writer/director of ‘The Farewell,’ and Shuzhen Zhao, who plays the irrepressible Nai Nai. They discuss the negotiations required to make a film that felt as grounded in its Chinese heritage as its American story, why the movie challenges traditional awards show categorization, and Awkwafina’s beautifully restrained performance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2019
Robert Pattinson on ‘The Lighthouse,’ and what the Indie Spirit nominations could mean for the Oscars
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and David Canfield break down the recently announced Indie Spirit Awards nominations: who got in, who didn’t, and what, if anything, they mean for the Oscar race. Plus, the films that received nods from the Grammys. And, EW’s Clark Collis sits down with Robert Pattinson to talk about his film, ‘The Lighthouse.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2019
Lupita Nyong’o and other Oscar-worthy transformations – plus, what even is a ‘foreign film’?
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield and Clarissa Cruz talk about the dramatic transformations that actors from Renée Zellweger to Tom Hanks to Charlize Theron have undergone for their performances this year, and how much weight those efforts might have with awards voters. Plus: David talks with Lupita Nyong’o about her dual role in ‘Us,’ and we break down the controversial rules for both the Golden Globes and Oscars qualifications for ‘foreign’ or ‘international’ films – and what impact those restrictions have already have on some of the year’s most compelling movies. For complete awards coverage, go to EW.com/awardist Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2019
‘Parasite’ director Bong-Joon Ho and other unexpected Oscar contenders
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield and JD Heyman talk about the unexpected or unlikely performances and films that may be considered a long shot but absolutely should be in the discussion for this year’s Golden Globes and the Oscars. Plus: the other kind of campaign that dominates Los Angeles especially this time of year. And we interview ‘Parasite’ director Bong-Joon Ho about his Cannes Palme d’Or winning-film, whether it should be considered a horror movie, and what American TV show it evokes. For complete awards coverage, go to EW.com/awardist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2019
Early Golden Globes & Oscars contenders, plus Taron Egerton on ‘Rocketman’
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, David Canfield and JD Heyman discuss the year’s earliest contenders for the biggest awards recognizing film – the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. From ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ to ‘Little Women,’ ‘Parasite,’ ‘Joker,’ ‘Marriage Story,’ and more, which performances, films and directors have already stood out from the crowded field of competitors? Plus: Taron Egerton candidly discusses his performance as Elton John in ‘Rocketman,’ his close friendship with the man he portrays, whether comparisons to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ help or hurt, and whether he’d consider his own musical career. For complete awards coverage, go to EW.com/awardist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2019
Emmys 2019 wrap-up
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Lynette Rice, Kristen Baldwin, and Henry Goldblatt break down the highs, lows, snubs, and surprises of the 2019 Emmys. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2019
Top 10 Emmy Moments
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Ahead of the 71st annual Emmy Awards, Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin look back on the best moments from past shows. Get the scoop on Fall TV with EW’s complete preview here.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 17, 2019
Hugh Grant on the ‘high comedy’ and ‘tragedy’ of ‘A Very English Scandal’
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Entertainment Weekly’s Lynette Rice and Kristen Baldwin handicap the very competitive Limited Series races, dominated by Fosse/Verdon, When They See Us, Sharp Objects and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2019
‘The Big Bang Theory’ director Mark Cendrowski on crafting the series finale
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Kristen Baldwin, Henry Goldblatt and Lynette Rice discuss a variety of Emmy races including Reality Competition, Variety Talk Series and Guest Actors in Drama and Comedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2019
‘Pose’ star Billy Porter on the many shades of Pray Tell
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Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice and Kristen Baldwin make their picks and predictions in the key Drama categories. Plus, Billy Porter on why he was ‘panicked’ to do his first love scene.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2019
‘Barry’ standout Anthony Carrigan on NoHo Hank, texting with Bill Hader
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EW’s Lynette Rice and Kristen Baldwin pick who should and will win in the competitive Comedy categories. Plus, a conversation with first-time Emmy nominee Anthony Carrigan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2019
Emmy nominations are here!
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Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin unpack the biggest snubs and surprises in the key Emmy categories. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 16, 2019
Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actors in a Drama
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice and Kristen Baldwin break down the drama actors race, where shows like Game of Thrones, This is Us, and Homecoming will battle it out for nominations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2019
Outstanding Lead and Supporting Actresses in a Drama
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice and Kristen Baldwin make their picks in two very competitive categories, where shows like Game of Thrones and (God willing) The Good Fight could dominate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 02, 2019
Connie Britton talks ‘Dirty John,’ her TV future
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt and Kristen Baldwin look at the crowded Limited Series field, including the Lead and Supporting acting categories. Plus, ‘Dirty John’ star Connie Britton explains why she was drawn to Bravo’s true-crime series, and what she wants out of her next TV project. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2019
Grey’s Anatomy producers Krista Vernoff and Elisabeth R. Finch on their groundbreaking episode
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin dive deep into the Outstanding Drama Series category. Plus ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ producers Krista Vernoff and Elisabeth R. Finch take us behind the creation of this season’s most emotional episode, “Silent All These Years." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2019
A conversation with Queer Eye’s Fab 5
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In this bonus episode of The Awardist, EW’s Editor-in-Chief Henry Goldblatt interviews Queer Eye hosts Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Bobby Berk, and Antoni Porowski. Recorded live at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2019
‘The Other Two’ creators talk Instagays, reveal their favorite season 1 joke
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin draft their picks for the jam-packed Outstanding Comedy Series category. Plus ‘The Other Two’ creators Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider break down some of the series’ funniest moments and offer an early preview of season 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2019
Ricky Gervais talks After Life (and why people need to toughen up)
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EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin explore the competitive categories of Outstanding Leading and Supporting Actors in a Comedy. Plus ‘After Life’ star and creator Ricky Gervais talks about his sweet and funny Netflix comedy, and shares his thoughts on why people are so easily offended these days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2019
Anna Chlumsky on Veep’s final season (and Amy’s makeover)
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The Awardist is back, and it’s time to talk Emmys! This week, Henry, Lynette and Kristen look at the potential nominees in two packed categories: Outstanding Leading and Supporting Actress in a Comedy. Plus, Veep’s Anna Chlumsky calls in to share details about the final season, including Amy Brookheimer’s very sexy makeover.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 28, 2019
Oscars cap off awards season with history-making wins – and some unfinished business
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, Piya Sinha-Roy and Bill Keith break down the very end of a very long awards season following the 2019 Oscars. From ‘Green Book’ to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Olivia Colman to Rami Malek, this year’s Academy Awards winners were…all over the map. Will this be the year that we look back on as a genuine turning point for diversity in front of and behind the camera? Will Academy voters ever fully embrace movies that challenge where and how they watch a film – streaming – let alone make them uncomfortable? And, like everyone else with eyes, we ask: What in the world was going on with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper during that ‘Shallow’ performance? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2019
Last looks before the Oscars – plus producers Gabriela Rodriguez and Kevin Feige on potential Best Picture wins
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal, Piya Sinha-Roy and Bill Keith talk through all the telecast drama before the Academy Awards, make one final set of bold predictions for what will happen and who will win, and take a look back at the people who get the very last word that night: the producers who accept for Best Picture. From Brad Pitt to Ben Affleck – to a bunch of guys you’ve probably never heard of – that ultimate acceptance speech is often the most chaotic. Plus: Piya talks to ‘Roma’ producer and Alfonso Cuaron whisperer Gabriela Rodriguez, and EW’s Anthony Breznican asks Marvel president Kevin Feige who will get the mic if ‘Black Panther’ wins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2019
How a Best Picture winner (or loser) becomes a classic film
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Turner Classic Movie host Ben Mankiewicz joins EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and Piya Sinha-Roy to definitively determine how an Academy Award-winning movie – or a losing one, or one that never even makes the nominations cut – might eventually become a time-honored, widely respected, and beloved classic film. Plus, we discuss who oddsmakers are predicting will win the big Oscars categories, how many awards shows Alfonso Curaon attend in one week, what cinematographers find funny, and whether rom-coms will ever get the respect they deserve. Piya also chats with director Pawel Pawlikowski about his beautiful black-and-white film, ‘Cold War.’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2019
From ‘The Favourite’ costume design to ‘Roma’ cinematography, below-the-line standouts at the Oscars
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EW’s Shana Naomi Krochmal and Joey Nolfi talk about Alfonso Cuaron’s win at the DGAs and the Academy’s slow trickle of teases about what will actually happen at the Oscars broadcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2019
SAG Awards chart a course toward the Oscars, plus documentary nominees
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EW editors Shana Naomi Krochmal, Sarah Rodman and Katie Hasty break down the winners from the Screen Actors Guild Awards Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2019
Oscars nominations are here, from ‘Black Panther’ to Barry Jenkins
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The Academy Awards nominations are here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2019
Adam McKay talks ‘Vice,’ plus more ‘Green Book’ controversy and who’s leading the race for Oscars best director
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‘Vice’ director Adam McKay talks to The Awardist about his absurd, ground-breaking film that chronicles the rise to power of vice president Dick Cheney, starring Christian Bale and Amy Adams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2019
What Golden Globes upsets mean for the Oscars awards race
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The Golden Globes remain Hollywood’s weirdest, drunkest, loudest, and most unpredictable awards show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2019
‘Mary Poppins Returns’ director Rob Marshall and the best musical movies of 2018
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EW breaks down the best musical or music-inspired films of 2018 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2018
Golden Globes nominations and ‘Destroyer’ director Karyn Kusama
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EW breaks down the Golden Globe nominations and other big announcements about the ceremony with Shana Naomi Krochmal, Devan Coggan and Kristen Baldwin, from hosts Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg to the biggest snubs and surprises in TV and film. Plus: ‘Destroyer’ director Karyn Kusama talks to Shana and Piya Sinha-Roy about her gritty Nicole Kidman film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2018
John C. Reilly and what happens when actors are in too many good films
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John C. Reilly joins The Awardist to talk ‘The Sisters Brothers,’ ‘Stan & Ollie’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ a few of his films out in 2018, with EW’s Piya Sinha-Roy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2018
Indie films and awards season: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ interview and Spirit Awards nominations
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‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ director Marielle Heller and co-star Richard E. Grant join The Awardist to talk about the Melissa McCarthy-led biopic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2018
The ‘Best Picture’ big picture: Realism vs. escapism
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Since 2010, when the Academy Awards expanded the Best Picture category to up to 10 nominees, two types of films have typically led the race for the top Oscar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2018
Golden Globes to Oscars: Awards season is here
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It’s November and awards season is well underway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2018
Best Reality & Variety Show: What Will and Should Win?
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In the final episode of the season, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down the nominees for the various Reality Competition and Variety Series categories. With The Amazing Race being nominated all 16 times, what are the chances it'll lose it's streak? (Also, why hasn't The Bachelor ever been nominated?!) And since Jeff Probst was snubbed, this may be RuPaul's year to win Best Host for Drag Race. Plus: Late Late Show with James Corden's Executive Producers Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe join the podcast to discuss the late night talk show's nomination. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 20, 2018
Best Guest Star: Who Will and Should Win?
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The nominees for Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress are competing on a level playing field now that voting rules have been updated to limit the amount of episodes in which they appear. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen discuss how this change effects who is most likely to take home the trophy in both the Drama and Comedy categories. Does hosting Saturday Night Live guarantee a win? Is Lin-Manuel Miranda a shoo-in for his stint on Curb Your Enthusiasm? Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 13, 2018
Best Drama: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Yvonne Strahovski)
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Drama, drama, drama! It's a tight race for Lead Actor in a Drama, but will Sterling K. Brown edge it out over the stars of Westworld? Elisabeth Moss is likely to win for Lead Actress but Claire Foy and Sandra Oh are strong competition. And what are the chances Game of Thrones doesn't bring home the big trophy? Lynette and Kristen chat all about the Drama categories, plus Yvonne Strahovski joins the podcast to chat about her nomination for The Handmaids Tale. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 06, 2018
Best Limited Series: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Laura Dern)
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This week’s episode dives deep into the Limited Series category, from Lead Actor and Actress to the best series or movie. Is Darren Criss guaranteed to win for his role as Andrew Cunanan in American Crime Story? Will Judith Light get the credit she deserves? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down who deserves the big win and who will most likely take home the trophy. Plus, Laura Dern joins the podcast to chat about her nomination for The Tale. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 30, 2018
Best Comedy: Who Will and Should Win? (Plus: Aidy Bryant)
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Henry, Lynette, and Kristen are back and breaking down all the Comedy categories. Was Alison Brie snubbed for her lead role in Glow? Will Kenan Thompson’s work on SNL finally be recognized? And which sitcom will likely take home the big trophy now that Modern Family and Veep are out of the running? Plus: Aidy Bryant joins the show to chat about her nomination for Best Supporting Comedy Actress for Saturday Night Live. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 23, 2018
The Emmy nominations are here!
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The 2018 Emmy nominations have been announced! Lynette and Kristen dissect the major categories and break down which of their predictions were right. Plus, the snubs and surprises that shocked us all. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2018
Mayim Bialik on how 'The Big Bang Theory' changed her life
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In our final episode, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen discuss the categories of Lead Actress and Supporting Actress in a Comedy. Is this the year someone finally dethrones Julia Louis Dreyfus? Will a streaming service finally still the trophy from the network? Plus, Mayim Bialik joins the show to discuss her role on The Big Bang Theory. She reveals how the wedding episode affected her personally and the fun Easter Egg that she got to wear down the aisle.  Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 25, 2018
Hayley Atwell is a natural in 'Howards End'
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The category of Outstanding Limited Series is a hot topic this week. Lynette and Kristen discuss why it's time for the rules to be changed, and if this is the year a streaming service will win. Plus, Hayley Atwell joins the podcast to discuss her role on the period drama Howards End. She also reveals who convinced her to take the role and shares some fun behind-the-scenes stories of her love for pulling on-set pranks. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 18, 2018
Debra Messing returns home to 'Will & Grace'
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The Best Comedy category is fierce competition this year. From breakout hits like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Glow to fan favorites like Will & Grace and black-ish, Henry, Lynette, and Kristen debate which show should take home the top prize. Plus, Debra Messing joins the podcast to discuss the return of NBC's Will & Grace. She shares her inital hesitation about returning to the sitcom, and reveals which scene ended with her getting injured. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 11, 2018
Freddie Highmore delivers the perfect dose on 'The Good Doctor'
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Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down this week's category of Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Do Sterling K. Brown and Milo Ventimiglia both deserve nominations for their roles on This Is Us? Or will Benedict Cumberbatch's star power sway the votes? Plus, the hosts discuss what Roseanne's cancellation could mean for the Emmys this year. Freddie Highmore, the star of ABC's breakout hit The Good Doctor, also joins the podcast. Hear what it's like for him to shoot intense emotional scenes as Dr. Shaun Murphy, and what the prognosis is on season 2. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 04, 2018
Christine Baranski puts up a 'Good Fight'
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This week's episode breaks down the category of Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen reveal who they think is most deserving of a nomination, from Evan Rachel Wood's multi-layered role as Dolores in Westworld to Claire Foy's marvelous last season as Queen Elizabeth on The Crown. Will Elisabeth Moss score a repeat win? Or does Angela Bassett have what it takes to steal Viola Davis' spot? Plus: Christine Baranski calls in to dish about one of our favorite shows of the year, The Good Fight. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 29, 2018
Milo Ventimiglia on the impact of 'This is Us'
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What show deserves to win Best Drama? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen break down this year's likely contenders, from Game of Thrones and Westworld to The Crown and The Americans. Will there be a dark horse nod or does Handmaid's Tale deserve a repeat win? Plus: Milo Ventimiglia joins the podcast and chats about his This is Us role. He shares some behind-the-scenes scoop on shooting one of the finale's most memorable scenes, and reveals how fans approach him differently now. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 21, 2018
Constance Zimmer is 'UnREAL' and in control
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The category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama is this week’s topic, with a bevy of strong contenders to choose from. Does Millie Bobby Brown deserve to be the youngest recipient ever of an Emmy? Will Ann Dowd nab a second trophy for her role on Handmaid’s Tale? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen fight for their top picks, plus Constance Zimmer joins the show to talk about her favorite UnREAL scenes to shoot and what to expect from the upcoming “controversial” season 4. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2018
'Westworld' star Jeffrey Wright is unbreakable
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This week’s episode dives into the Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. Henry, Lynette, and Kristen debate who should take home this year’s trophy: Does David Harbour deserve another nom for Stranger Things? Which This Is Us star has the best chance? Plus: Westworld star Jeffrey Wright calls in to discuss his role as Bernard on the hit HBO show. He shares how he approaches playing such a complex character, what storyline (besides his own) keeps him the most interested, and how he learned his lesson in giving away spoilers. Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2018
Bill Hader hits his mark on 'Barry'
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We break down the Emmys race for Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series! Is it finally John Goodman's year? Does Donald Glover have a chance? Henry, Lynette, and Kristen offer their wild card picks on who they'd like to see get recognized this year, and what snubs still hurt. Plus, Bill Hader joins the podcast for a chat about his new HBO show "Barry." Credits: Hosts: Henry Goldblatt (@henrygoldblatt), Lynette Rice (@lynetterice), and Kristen Baldwin (@kristengbaldwin) Producer/Editor: Patrick Antonetti (@pja477) at Cadence13 Supervising Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2018
Introduction to Chasing Emmy
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Join EW’s Editor in Chief Henry Goldblatt, Editor at Large Lynette Rice, and TV Critic Kristen Baldwin each week as they breakdown everything you need to know about the Emmy Awards. Hear debates on who should be nominated for TV’s biggest honor (Spoiler alert: They don’t always agree), pick up some fun facts (like how nominees are chosen), and hear exclusive interviews with your favorite stars. Along the way, you may even pick up some recommendations on what shows to binge! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2018