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.
Al Pacino (2020)
The name Al Pacino calls to mind some of the most memorable performances in the history of film, from The Godfather and Scarface to Scent of a Woman and Heat. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the Hollywood icon to talk about his legendary career, including his Oscar-nominated performance in The Irishman and his Amazon series Hunters. Plus Willie takes Al for a cruise around Beverly Hills in a 1976 Cadillac Eldorado. (Original broadcast date: February 23, 2020)
Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox was just 29 years old and at the peak of his acting career when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but he continued to work in movies and television before stepping away to create his now-famous research foundation. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Fox to talk about his new book “No Time Like the Future” in which he reveals a recent breaking point in his 30-year fight against the disease.
Dolly Parton grew up in a small cabin in Tennessee with no running water or electricity, but she climbed her way to the top of the music world and American culture over the course of an iconic career. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Dolly to talk about her latest Christmas album, her new Netflix film and her upcoming book about the stories behind her greatest hits.
Introducing: Do No Harm
As a bonus for Sunday Sitdown listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of “Do No Harm”, a new, six-part original podcast series from NBC News and Wondery. “Do No Harm” is the terrifying true story of one family’s fight against a system so committed to protecting children, it sometimes fails to protect innocent parents. Hosted by NBC News Investigative Reporter Mike Hixenbaugh. Listen to the first two episodes and subscribe to the series: https://link.chtbl.com/dnh_drop
20 years ago, Chris Stapleton left his small hometown in Kentucky and moved to Nashville to chase his dream of being a songwriter. Five years ago, the dream got bigger when he released his own album, won a pair of Grammy Awards, and established himself as one of the most distinctive voices in all of music. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together virtually with the country star to talk about that journey and his latest album, Starting Over.
Matthew McConaughey is known for his free-spirited, easy-going philosophy on life, as embodied in his famous catchphrase “Alright, Alright, Alright.” The actor first uttered those words in the movie Dazed and Confused and they have followed him through a long career in Hollywood, from romantic comedies to TV series to an Academy Award for Dallas Buyers Club. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with McConaughey over Zoom to talk about that journey, and what it was like to reflect on it in his new book “Greenlights.”
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I loved the show with Michael J Foxx
Every once in a awhile there’s someone rare like Michael.
Thankfully not only is his positive attitude contagious, but his generosity is far reaching!
Superbly talented interviewer; Dolly interview wonderful
Willie’s fabulous interview with the great, great Dolly Parton is one for the ages.
I love your podcast with you and your wife satiety how you proposed and Ina and her husband. ;)