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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.

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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.

    Brooke Shields

    Brooke Shields

    Brooke Shields has been in our lives since she was a child, appearing in movies and on television, on magazine covers, and in famous ads for blue jeans. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the star to talk about navigating her long, successful career from starring in commercials as a baby to hanging out at Studio 54 as a teenager to her latest project, the Netflix holiday movie A Castle for Christmas.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    In 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda read Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton while on vacation and began envisioning something no one else could have seen – a hip-hop musical about America’s Founding Fathers. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Tony, Emmy and Pulitzer-winning star to talk about creating the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and his latest act as a film director.

    • 56 min
    Michael Che

    Michael Che

    Born and raised in New York City’s Lower East Side, Michael Che grew up with early jobs selling t-shirts and working open mic nights. After being spotted by Colin Jost at a stand-up show in 2013, Che landed a gig writing for Saturday Night Live where he would become the show’s first black head writer and first black anchor of “Weekend Update.” In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with Che to talk about his rise in comedy and his new Netflix stand-up special, Michael Che: Shame the Devil.

    • 47 min
    Elizabeth Banks

    Elizabeth Banks

    Elizabeth Banks decided a long time ago she would control her own destiny in Hollywood. In her two decades on screen, Banks has earned three Emmy nominations, starred in the Hunger Games franchise and produced all three of the Pitch Perfect movies which together made more than 600 million dollars at the box office. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Banks to talk about her podcast and new business venture into canned wine.

    • 51 min
    John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo immigrated to the United States from Colombia when he was 4 years old and since then he’s made his way to some of the biggest screens and stages in America, starring in films like Carlito’s Way, Super Mario Bros and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Tony and Emmy-winning actor to talk about his prolific career and his latest groundbreaking project in the superhero universe.

    • 35 min
    Introducing: Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker

    Introducing: Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker

    As a bonus for you, TODAY’s Al Roker is sharing a special preview of his brand-new original podcast, Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker.

    Join Al as he whips up a complete Thanksgiving feast with some of the very best chefs around – like Ina Garten and Marcus Samuelsson. Grab your apron as they spill the beans on family secrets to get you ready for the holidays. It’s a feast for the ears!

    Listen now to Cooking Up a Storm with Al Roker: https://link.chtbl.com/cus_feed

    • 1 min

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