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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

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    • 4.6 • 236 Ratings

Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

    Who Is ‘WandaVision’ for? Plus, Ethan Hawke Enters the MCU and ‘Search Party’ Season 4.

    Who Is ‘WandaVision’ for? Plus, Ethan Hawke Enters the MCU and ‘Search Party’ Season 4.

    Chris and Andy talk about the news that Ethan Hawke will be playing the villain in Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ series (1:00) and the first few episodes of ‘Search Party’ Season 4 (12:44). Then they get into the first two episodes of ‘WandaVision,’ a show that might serve as a good entry point for new Marvel fans (22:39).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 56 min
    The Watch Goes French: ‘Call My Agent!’ and ‘Lupin’

    The Watch Goes French: ‘Call My Agent!’ and ‘Lupin’

    Chris and Andy break down the news that Chris Evans might be reprising his role as Captain America (1:14) and that Noah Baumbach is adapting the Don DeLillo novel ‘White Noise’ (18:41). Then they get into two French shows they’ve been enjoying, ‘Lupin’ (25:31) and ‘Call My Agent!’ (37:10).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 46 min
    Shows That Delighted Us: ‘How to With John Wilson,’ ‘Pretend It’s a City,’ and ‘Mr. Mayor’

    Shows That Delighted Us: ‘How to With John Wilson,’ ‘Pretend It’s a City,’ and ‘Mr. Mayor’

    Chris and Andy discuss some TV news, including the just-announced ‘Sex and the City’ reboot ‘And Just Like That…’ (1:09) and the HBO Max ‘The Batman’ series finding a new show runner (11:42). Then they get into some shows that delighted them lately: ‘How to With John Wilson,’ ‘Pretend It’s a City,’ and ‘Mr. Mayor’ (20:09).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 51 min
    Watching History on Cable News, Plus a Pop Culture Grab Bag

    Watching History on Cable News, Plus a Pop Culture Grab Bag

    Chris and Andy talk about what it was like watching the last 48 hours unfold on cable news and whether or not this is the right medium for this moment (1:34). Then, they get into a grab bag of pop culture topics, including the news that ‘Loki’ executive producer Michael Waldron is being tapped to write a ‘Star Wars’ movie (22:51), The Watch Facebook group’s top 10 TV shows of 2020 (37:30), and Hayao Miyazaki films (44:33).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 57 min
    Our Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2021

    Our Most Anticipated TV Shows of 2021

    Chris and Andy talk about some of the shows and movies they watched over the holidays, including ‘The Wilds’ and ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ (1:08). Then they get into some of their most anticipated TV shows for 2021, including the ‘Halo’ TV adaptation (26:04) and ‘The Underground Railroad’ (43:09).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Watch's Year in Review Mailbag

    The Watch's Year in Review Mailbag

    Chris and Andy break open the mailbag to answer questions like whether they were more drawn to travel shows in 2020 (3:40), their ideal episode length for a show (8:34), the single best TV episode they watched this year (41:42), and what the television industry might look like in 2021 (51:23).

    Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
236 Ratings

236 Ratings

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Enhances the TV viewing experience

Chris and Andy clearly love TV and storytelling and they manage to combine that enthusiasm with a nice mix of insight and humour that enhances the TV viewing experience.

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