300 episodes

A one-of-a-kind insiders look at Hollywood from a totally different perspective. This inspirational weekly series provides an “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz provides the blueprint for the audience to take their careers to the next tier, while showcasing each guests’ extraordinary journey from humble beginnings to the highest levels in their field.

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A one-of-a-kind insiders look at Hollywood from a totally different perspective. This inspirational weekly series provides an “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz provides the blueprint for the audience to take their careers to the next tier, while showcasing each guests’ extraordinary journey from humble beginnings to the highest levels in their field.

    Matt Williams (Best of, Part 2 of 2)

    Matt Williams (Best of, Part 2 of 2)

    Matt Williams, started as a playwright in New York, got his first television job working on “Cosby,” and then created and executive produced the hit series “Roseanne,” “Home Improvement,” and “A Different World;” three of the most successful television shows in history. During this time, his work was honored with Emmy and Humanitas nominations, as well as sharing a Peabody Award for outstanding achievement in television writing, and created shows for some of the greatest comedian/actors of our generation, including Carol Burnett, Dan Akroyd, and Dave Chappelle.

    In film, Williams co-wrote and produced Disney's award-winning “Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken.” He also served as executive producer for the critically acclaimed drama “Firelight” with Sophie Marceau; produced and directed “Where The Heart Is,” starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd; produced Nancy Meyer's romantic comedy “What Women Want,” with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt; and co-wrote, produced and directed “Walker Payne” starring Jason Patric and Sam Shepard. Most recently, Williams’ Wind Dancer Films (along with Identity Films) produced the feature film “As Cool As I Am,” starring Claire Danes and James Marsden and “Bernie,” along with Mandalay Vision, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey.

    • 41 min
    Matt Williams (Best of, Part 1 of 2)

    Matt Williams (Best of, Part 1 of 2)

    Matt Williams, started as a playwright in New York, got his first television job working on “Cosby,” and then created and executive produced the hit series “Roseanne,” “Home Improvement,” and “A Different World;” three of the most successful television shows in history. During this time, his work was honored with Emmy and Humanitas nominations, as well as sharing a Peabody Award for outstanding achievement in television writing, and created shows for some of the greatest comedian/actors of our generation, including Carol Burnett, Dan Akroyd, and Dave Chappelle.

    In film, Williams co-wrote and produced Disney's award-winning “Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken.” He also served as executive producer for the critically acclaimed drama “Firelight” with Sophie Marceau; produced and directed “Where The Heart Is,” starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd; produced Nancy Meyer's romantic comedy “What Women Want,” with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt; and co-wrote, produced and directed “Walker Payne” starring Jason Patric and Sam Shepard. Most recently, Williams’ Wind Dancer Films (along with Identity Films) produced the feature film “As Cool As I Am,” starring Claire Danes and James Marsden and “Bernie,” along with Mandalay Vision, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey.

    • 39 min
    Ben Feingold (Part 2 of 2)

    Ben Feingold (Part 2 of 2)

    Barry Katz continues his interview with BEN FEINGOLD (producer and former president of worldwide home entertainment, digital distribution and product acquisitions at Sony Pictures) to talk about Ben's career and his relationships with people like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos.

    • 54 min
    Ben Feingold (Part 1 of 2)

    Ben Feingold (Part 1 of 2)

    Barry Katz sits down with BEN FEINGOLD (producer and former president of worldwide home entertainment, digital distribution and product acquisitions at Sony Pictures) to talk about the birth and development of DVD, Blu-Ray and the impact of streaming services on the industry.

    • 53 min
    Best of 2019 (Part 2 of 2)

    Best of 2019 (Part 2 of 2)

    Industry Standard - Best of 2019 Part 2 featuring:

    Patricia Heaton

    Tyrone Jackson

    Andrew Santino

    Anjelah Johnson

    Matt Besser

    Adam Conover

    Ron Bennington

    The Sklar Brothers

    Darrell Hammond

    Richard Gladstein

    Ghen Maynard

    Gary Gulman

    Kevin Rooney

    Mike Ward

    Ivan Dudynsky

    Dean Edwards

    Judy Carter

    Bobby Slayton

    Dan Soder

    Chris Redd

    • 48 min
    Best of 2019 (Part 1 of 2)

    Best of 2019 (Part 1 of 2)

    Industry Standard - Best of 2019 Part 1 featuring:

    1. Josh Wolf

    2. Greg Garcia

    3. Estee Adoram

    4. Kenan Thompson

    5. Nicky Hilton Rothschild

    6. Rebecca Minkoff

    7. Ellen Davis

    8. Laura Clery

    9. Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

    10. Steve Sweeney

    11. Bill Hilary

    12. Owen Smith

    13. John and Jimmy DiResta

    14. Jerry Greenberg

    15. Tracey Macdonald

    16. Michael Pressman

    17. Murray Langston

    18. Michael Levine

    19. Kelly Carlin

    20. Scott Hallock

    21. Adam Trent

    22. Dane Cook

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

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Inspirational

Thank you for such an amazing podcast. You get to the heart of the performer, better than any education out there, learning a lot about comedy, people and life... super motivating. You definitely help make my long drives in traffic less painful and turn my down days to an upper. I appreciate you!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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