Andy and Diane catch up on the latest TV including TULSA KING (Paramount+,) FLEISHMAN IS IN TROUBLE (Hulu,) THE CROWN Season 5 (Netflix,) DEAD TO ME (Netflix,) and big changes at CBS and Paramount Global. Diane also chats with comedian Mo Amer, who viewers know from Hulu's RAMY and his Netflix comedy specials and his Netflix series MO.
Interview Special: Prentice Penny On INSECURE & How Comedy Is Changing / Amy Odell Talks Fashion on TV
In this interview special, Diane talks to Prentice Penny, who ran INSECURE with Issa Rae, his comedy writing credits also include BROOKLYN 99 and HAPPY ENDINGS. Penny talks about the groundbreaking comedy of INSECURE and his thoughts about how comedy is changing as the industry sloooowly has more POC in decision-making positions
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Andy & I are reveling in the return to THE WHITE LOTUS and all of it's charms. We're also fascinated by Netflix's INSIDE MAN starring Stanley Tucci and David Tennant. We also discuss the new Netflix comedy BLOCKBUSTER and wonder if anyone is nostalgic for Blockbuster.
Chatting with Phil Rosenthal, The Patient Finale Thoughts & Andy’s Unexpected Foray into Real Housewives Land
In this episode, Diane chats with Phil Rosenthal, Emmy-winner & now a NY Times best-selling author for his SOMEBODY FEED PHIL: THE BOOK. Andy talks about his conflicted reaction to THE PATIENT (Hulu) finale. Diane & Andy chat about the current RHOBH personality clashes — we have QUESTIONS!
Andy and Diane chat more about their reactions to the MAMA'S BOY documentary and Dustin Lance Black's story. We also catch up with THE WATCHER, and Andy is very caught up in his TRUE BLOOD rewatch and devotion to INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE and LET THE RIGHT ONE IN. Diane chats with Oscar-winning filmmaker Travon Free (TWO DISTANT
STRANGERS) about his new HBO short film 38 AT THE GARDEN.
In this special episode, Diane chats with Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel, executive producers/writers of Peacock's THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW and writer-performers on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. As THE AMBER RUFFIN SHOW kicks off it's third season, Amber and Jenny talk about the show's writing and performing challenges. Andy chats with actress April Parker-Jones about her TV & film projects.
Diane talks to Dustin Lance Black and Laurent Bouzereau about the moving HBO documentary MAMA'S BOY, Black's very personal story about his mother, coming out and his awakening as an activist.
Halloween thrills and chills to watch and an interview with QUEER FOR FEAR creator Bryan Fuller (PUSHING DAISIES, HANNIBAL.)
This week's WHAT'S THE HOOK WITH DIANE & ANDY #podcast features a very good conversation with Ramy Youssef, the creator/EP/sometime director/writer/co-star of Hulu's #RAMY. Andy & I also talk about AMC's gorgeous new #series INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE, the pushback against Netflix's DAHMER series, and why THE GOOD FIGHT is a Must Watch every week, especially during it's final season.
In this week's episode, Diane & Andy talk about Hulu's REBOOT, the INDUSTRY Season 2 finale, Netflix's DAHMER and the season 4 premiere of ATLANTA. Then Andy & Diane welcome very special guests, comedy queens Lennon Parham & Jessica St. Clair and talk about their comedy roots, their writing & producing careers and...pickleball!
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In this episode, Andy and Diane chat about which shows will and should win Emmys and about shows currently streaming. Then Diane chats with Chris Storer, creator/showrunner of FX/Hulu's THE BEAR.
In this special two-fer episode, Diane chats with RUTHERFORD FALLS co-stars Jana Schmieding and Michael Greyeyes. Jana talks about her improv comedy experience and about working in the RUTHERFORD FALLS writers room as well as co-starring in the series. Michael Greyeyes talks about doing comedy after decades spent acting in mostl
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Andy and Diane are sad about the end of BETTER CALL SAUL, shocked by the details of FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL, wild about the many smiles of THIS FOOL, and talk about how their hearts are better after watching recent episodes of RESERVATION DOGS and WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS. We also talk about UNTOLD: THE GIRLFRIEND WHO WASN'T THERE, one of the great catfishing stories of all time.
In this episode, Andy and Diane talk about the impending end of AMC's BETTER CALL SAUL and all the feelings that co...