NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines. "Sunday TODAY" airs live on NBC from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET. Check your local listings.
The world has been introduced over the last few years to the many talents of Cynthia Erivo. In 2020, the British singer and actress was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance of Harriet Tubman, after previously winning a Tony, a Grammy and an Emmy for her lead role as Celie in The Color Purple on Broadway. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Erivo to talk about her successful career, including the release of her debut solo album and her new children’s book Remember to Dream, Ebere.
Introducing: Making Space with Hoda Kotb
As a bonus for Sunday Sitdown listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of the brand new original podcast, Making Space with Hoda Kotb.
Join TODAY’s Hoda Kotb on a journey of self-discovery and resilience of the human spirit. Hoda hears from some of the people she admires most, and whose stories of personal triumph keep her going. Like Hoda, you’ll leave these talks stronger than when you started and inspired to make space in your own life.
Listen now to Making Space with Hoda Kotb: https://link.chtbl.com/makingspace_feed
Steve Martin & Martin Short
Since starring together in The Three Amigos in 1986, Steve Martin and Martin Short have worked together on the blockbuster Father of the Bride movies, toured the country making relentless jokes at each other’s expense, and now they’re starring in a hilarious new series about three neighbors working together to solve a murder in their New York City apartment building. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown” Willie Geist gets together with the two comedy legends to talk about that series Only Murders in the Building and their 35 years of friendship.
Dan + Shay
Since their debut in 2013, Dan + Shay have made a name for themselves as one of the best-selling duos in all of music, racking up 3 Grammy Awards and a staggering 8 billion streams of their songs. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the country music duo to talk about their new album Good Things and the story behind their professional partnership born out of a late night house party in Nashville.
Sandra Oh is best known for her role as Dr. Christina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy, which earned her five consecutive Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe award. Since ending her run on that show, she has starred in and executive produced the hit series Killing Eve, hosted the Golden Globes and Saturday Night Live, and been named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People.” In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Oh to talk about that success as well as her latest project, playing a trailblazer in the new Netflix series The Chair.
In the 39 years since audiences fell in love with Sean Penn as Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, the two-time Academy Award winner has become one of the best and most respected actors in Hollywood. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Penn to talk about his impressive career, including his new movie Flag Day and his humanitarian work off-screen with his foundation, CORE.
I think willie is a great interviewer asks all the right questions and isn’t afraid to have a laugh too
Willie is so warm and interested in chatting with all of his guests. What a wonderful way to spend a half hour.