25 episodes

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...

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.6, 448 Ratings

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...

    Replay: Damon Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’

    Replay: Damon Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’

    The nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards have been released, and HBO’s “Watchmen” leads with 26 nominations, including Outstanding Limited Series. KCRW revisists host Kim Masters’ interview with showrunner Damon Lindelof.

    • 28 min
    Gina Prince-Bythewood’s ‘The Old Guard’

    Gina Prince-Bythewood’s ‘The Old Guard’

    “The Old Guard is director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s first action movie, and it’s made the list of 10 most-watched original movies on the platform. Prince-Bythewood talks about how she broke into the action world, and how she trained her...

    • 28 min
    Rod Lurie and Jake Tapper’s ‘The Outpost’

    Rod Lurie and Jake Tapper’s ‘The Outpost’

    CNN’s Jake Tapper and director Rod Lurie discuss the making of “The Outpost,” a new film based on Tapper's book about American soldiers who faced a deadly Taliban attack in Afghanistan. The film ran into obstacles every step of the way —...

    • 28 min
    Peter Medak’s ‘The Ghost of Peter Sellers’

    Peter Medak’s ‘The Ghost of Peter Sellers’

    In the new documentary “The Ghost of Peter Sellers,” director Peter Medak revisits the nightmarish production of his 1974 film, “Ghost in the Noonday Sun.” The  biggest challenge was the behavior of Medak’s star, Peter Sellers. “The...

    • 28 min
    David France’s ‘Welcome to Chechnya’

    David France’s ‘Welcome to Chechnya’

    David France’s new HBO documentary, “Welcome to Chechnya” looks at the ongoing campaign to eradicate gay people in the Chechen Republic. France talks about the dangers he faced in making the film, traveling to Russia on a tourist visa,...

    • 28 min
    Laverne Cox and Sam Feder on their Netflix documentary ‘Disclosure’

    Laverne Cox and Sam Feder on their Netflix documentary ‘Disclosure’

    The new Netflix documentary “Disclosure” examines Hollywood’s portrayal of trans people over the years. Director Sam Feder uses decades of archival footage and personal anecdotes from trans people who were deeply affected by these depictions...

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
448 Ratings

448 Ratings

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Morty

Wow! Mr. Katzenberg was Extremely Defensive about Quibi. I have been listening to The Business for many years and Never have I heard anyone come on and be that Defensive (Worried!)! Well Jeffrey I can Really help you and Meg with your venture. We should talk. Seriously, we should connect. Best.

directordan ,

Would be good if they would stay off politics. So tiresome.

I listen to this for the latest on the BUSINESS of film and tv. NOT politics. Sheesh. Can’t take it anymore.

CollinSeattle ,

Too political

Enjoyed for years but constant potshots and pure left view are tiresome. Ensures her audience stays in an echo chamber. Bye!

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