The Business

The Business

KCRW, Kim Masters

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The Business

The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors. The show is hosted by award-winning journalist Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter and produced by KCRW. Past guests include Norman Lear, Ava DuVernay, Matt Damon and Ice Cube.  Follow The Business!  
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George Tillman Jr. on his career evolution and ‘The Hate U Give’ Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
Justine Bateman on her new book, ‘Fame: The Hijacking of Reality' Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
Filmmaker Rudy Valdez on his intimate family documentary, 'The Sentence' Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
Musician and producer Quincy Jones & filmmaker Alan Hicks on 'Quincy' Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Ethan Hawke on artistic ambition and his new film ‘Blaze’ Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
Showrunner Carlton Cuse on ‘Jack Ryan’ and life after ‘Lost’ Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
Banter update: Leslie Moonves out at CBS following second Ronan Farrow exposé Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
Comedian Laurie Kilmartin on Louis C.K. and her book ‘Dead People Suck’ Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
Revisiting showrunner Tanya Saracho on ‘Vida’ Sep 3, 2018 Listen Download
‘Searching’ star John Cho and director Aneesh Chaganty Aug 25, 2018 Listen Download
Bing Liu on his coming-of-age documentary, ‘Minding the Gap’ Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
Jon M. Chu and Kevin Kwan on the crazy gamble of 'Crazy Rich Asians' Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
Director Desiree Akhavan on ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
Banter update: CBS CEO Leslie Moonves accused of sexual misconduct in New Yorker exposé Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
Director Matt Tyrnauer on ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
Revisiting 'Blockers' director Kay Cannon Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
Marti Noxon on ‘Dietland,’ ‘Sharp Objects’ & the power dynamics of TV Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
For ‘Leave No Trace,’ director Debra Granik goes into the woods Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
Showrunner Courtney Kemp on ‘Power,’ the most-watched series on Starz Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
Tim Wardle on making the twist-filled ‘Three Identical Strangers’ Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
As a director, Simon Baker rides the waves and takes a ‘Breath’ Jun 15, 2018 Listen Download
Banter update: John Lasseter to leave Disney following 'missteps' Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
Morgan Neville on his unexpected tearjerker, 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
Dan Goor on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s’ dramatic reversal of fortune Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
Revisiting 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' showrunners May 28, 2018 Listen Download
Tentative TV writer no more: Showrunner Tanya Saracho on ‘Vida’ May 21, 2018 Listen Download
Justin Simien on ‘Dear White People’ and fighting impostor syndrome May 14, 2018 Listen Download
Director Alexandra Dean on ‘Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story’ May 7, 2018 Listen Download
Content chief Susanne Daniels on growing YouTube Red and 'Cobra Kai' Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
Director Chloé Zhao & star Brady Jandreau on ‘The Rider’ Apr 23, 2018 Listen Download
Kay Cannon makes her directorial debut with 'Blockers' Apr 16, 2018 Listen Download
Author Lawrence Wright & former FBI agent Ali Soufan on 'The Looming Tower' Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
Writer Nell Scovell on her years in TV and 'Just the Funny Parts' Mar 30, 2018 Listen Download
More industry insights from memorable guests Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
Frank Oz and Victoria Labalme on 'Muppet Guys Talking' Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
Armando Iannucci on ‘The Death of Stalin,’ a “comedy of panic” Mar 12, 2018 Listen Download
Watching 'Black Panther' in ScreenX & Revisiting Ryan Coogler Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
Special Oscars banter Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
How director Jordan Peele embraced fear to make ‘Get Out’ Feb 26, 2018 Listen Download
Director Sebastián Lelio & star Daniela Vega on 'A Fantastic Woman' Feb 19, 2018 Listen Download
‘Mudbound’ cinematographer Rachel Morrison makes Oscars history Feb 12, 2018 Listen Download
In ‘Dirty Money,’ Alex Gibney takes on corporate crime Feb 5, 2018 Listen Download
Writer Tom Rob Smith on ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ Jan 29, 2018 Listen Download
Amy Sherman-Palladino & Daniel Palladino on 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Jan 22, 2018 Listen Download
Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri on Oscar-shortlisted 'The Insult' Jan 15, 2018 Listen Download
Revisiting Bryan Fogel and his real-life thriller ‘Icarus’ Jan 8, 2018 Listen Download
Ridley Scott on the race to reshoot much of 'All the Money in the World' Jan 1, 2018 Listen Download
Mega banter year in review: 2017 edition Dec 25, 2017 Listen Download
Guillermo del Toro on 'The Shape of Water,' an aquatic love story Dec 18, 2017 Listen Download
Errol Morris on 'Wormwood,' a new kind of drama-documentary hybrid Dec 11, 2017 Listen Download
Neil Berkeley on 'Gilbert,' a quiet portrait of a loud-mouthed comedian Dec 4, 2017 Listen Download
Revisiting 'Girls Trip' with Tiffany Haddish and Malcolm D. Lee Nov 27, 2017 Listen Download
Director Luca Guadagnino on 'Call Me by Your Name' Nov 20, 2017 Listen Download
Pamela Adlon on 'Better Things' and collaborator Louis C.K. Nov 13, 2017 Listen Download
Director Ruben Östlund on his Swedish satire 'The Square' Nov 6, 2017 Listen Download
Krista Vernoff and Janis Hirsch on sexual harassment in Hollywood Oct 30, 2017 Listen Download

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