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Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

Latest Episodes

How Spider-Man’s Split From Marvel Will Impact Fans of the Franchise, Plus ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, Episodes 6-9 | The Watch

News broke this week that Spider-Man will be exiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney and Sony were unable to reach a deal to coproduce the franchise (1:00). What does this mean for fans of the movies and the future of the MCU (5:47)? Plus, we break down episodes 6 through 9 of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 (12:58). Host: Chris Ryan Guest: Jason Concepcion

46 MIN2 days ago
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How Spider-Man’s Split From Marvel Will Impact Fans of the Franchise, Plus ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, Episodes 6-9 | The Watch

Breaking Down the First Half of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 and ‘Succession’ Episode 2, Season 2 | The Watch

We break down the first five episodes from ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, including a brief recap of Season 1 (1:00), the shooting style of the show (11:17), and the different serial killers we’ve met so far (31:44). Plus: the second episode of our ‘Succession’ aftershow, ‘Number One Boys’ (42:58). Host: Chris Ryan Guest: Jason Concepcion

64 MIN5 days ago
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Breaking Down the First Half of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 and ‘Succession’ Episode 2, Season 2 | The Watch

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘The Boys,’ and a Conversation With ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Director Carl Franklin | The Watch

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ misses the mark tonally, but still has redeeming moments (1:00). A conversation with Sean Fennessey about the surprisingly gritty superhero show, ‘The Boys’ (10:13), and an interview with Carl Franklin, one of the directors for ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 (26:09). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Sean Fennessey and Carl Franklin

43 MIN1 weeks ago
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‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘The Boys,’ and a Conversation With ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Director Carl Franklin | The Watch

‘Succession’ Is Back and Better Than Ever | The Watch

Apple Plus has finally released a teaser trailer for their flagship series ‘The Morning Show,’ and we still have a lot of questions (2:12). ‘Succession’ is back for its second season and it looks like there won’t be any slow starts this time around (14:48). Plus: our ‘Succession’ aftershow, ‘Number One Boys’ (28:48). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Jason Concepcion

50 MIN1 weeks ago
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‘Succession’ Is Back and Better Than Ever | The Watch

The ‘Euphoria’ Season Finale and How ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Helped Establish Netflix | The Watch

The first season of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ sometimes prioritized style over character development (3:23), but in the end we still felt attached to the relationship between Rue and Jules (8:50). The final season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ could mark the end of an era at Netflix (20:07). Plus, previewing ‘GLOW’ Season 3 (35:15). Host: Alison Herman Guests: Micah Peters and Caroline Framke

41 MIN2 weeks ago
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The ‘Euphoria’ Season Finale and How ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Helped Establish Netflix | The Watch

A Midsummer Mailbag With Andy Greenwald | The Watch

We broke open the mailbag to talk about our favorite X-Men comics (1:47), some of our favorite music from 1999 (17:21), who will be the MVP of the next season of 'Succession' (26:12), and our favorite episodes of TV this year (47:10). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

55 MIN3 weeks ago
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A Midsummer Mailbag With Andy Greenwald | The Watch

How Historically Accurate Is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’? Plus: Amazon’s Next Move and Celebrating the Music of 1999 | The Watch

There was a lot of news out of the TCAs this weekend, including what Amazon wants its streaming service to look like over the next few years (2:43). After Netflix canceled the critically acclaimed ‘Tuca and Bertie,’ the metric of success in the streaming world is called into question yet again (17:15). Plus: How historically accurate is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ (26:00)? And our favorite music from 1999 (39:20) Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Alison Herman, Kate Knibbs, and Lindsay Zoladz Spoilers for ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ in the second half of this episode.

60 MIN3 weeks ago
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How Historically Accurate Is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’? Plus: Amazon’s Next Move and Celebrating the Music of 1999 | The Watch

Inside the Making of ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ With Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill | The Watch

Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill, the creators of HBO’s ‘The Righteous Gemstones,’ join the show to talk about their inspirations for the show (7:31), comedy taking on religion (12:56), and what it’s like to work on multiple projects as a group (17:51). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill

38 MINJUL 26
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Inside the Making of ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ With Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill | The Watch

Marvel’s Fourth Phase and the ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Letdown | The Watch

A lot of news came out of Comic-Con this weekend, including what to expect from the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the next few years, both in theaters (1:00) and on the small screen (21:52). The second season of ‘Big Little Lies’ felt like a seven-episode show that was dying to be 12 episodes long (41:26), and ‘Veronica Mars’ is back and playing hard on nostalgia (50:09). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Sean Fennessey

56 MINJUL 23
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Marvel’s Fourth Phase and the ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Letdown | The Watch

Where Does Netflix Go From Here? Plus, ‘Survivor,’ Emmy Nominations, and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ | The Watch

The trailer for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ dropped today and we’re incredibly hyped (0:44). The Emmy nominations seem disjointed and unrepresentative of the TV landscape (7:34), and Netflix reported major subscriber losses this week—is this a turning point for the streaming service or just a bump in the road (15:35)? Plus, we break down the changes coming to ‘Survivor’ for the 40th season (46:17). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Bobby Wagner, Kaya McMullen, Riley McAtee, and Lucas Shaw

60 MINJUL 19
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Where Does Netflix Go From Here? Plus, ‘Survivor,’ Emmy Nominations, and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ | The Watch

Latest Episodes

How Spider-Man’s Split From Marvel Will Impact Fans of the Franchise, Plus ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, Episodes 6-9 | The Watch

News broke this week that Spider-Man will be exiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney and Sony were unable to reach a deal to coproduce the franchise (1:00). What does this mean for fans of the movies and the future of the MCU (5:47)? Plus, we break down episodes 6 through 9 of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 (12:58). Host: Chris Ryan Guest: Jason Concepcion

46 MIN2 days ago
Comments
How Spider-Man’s Split From Marvel Will Impact Fans of the Franchise, Plus ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, Episodes 6-9 | The Watch

Breaking Down the First Half of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 and ‘Succession’ Episode 2, Season 2 | The Watch

We break down the first five episodes from ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, including a brief recap of Season 1 (1:00), the shooting style of the show (11:17), and the different serial killers we’ve met so far (31:44). Plus: the second episode of our ‘Succession’ aftershow, ‘Number One Boys’ (42:58). Host: Chris Ryan Guest: Jason Concepcion

64 MIN5 days ago
Comments
Breaking Down the First Half of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 and ‘Succession’ Episode 2, Season 2 | The Watch

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘The Boys,’ and a Conversation With ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Director Carl Franklin | The Watch

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ misses the mark tonally, but still has redeeming moments (1:00). A conversation with Sean Fennessey about the surprisingly gritty superhero show, ‘The Boys’ (10:13), and an interview with Carl Franklin, one of the directors for ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 (26:09). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Sean Fennessey and Carl Franklin

43 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘The Boys,’ and a Conversation With ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 Director Carl Franklin | The Watch

‘Succession’ Is Back and Better Than Ever | The Watch

Apple Plus has finally released a teaser trailer for their flagship series ‘The Morning Show,’ and we still have a lot of questions (2:12). ‘Succession’ is back for its second season and it looks like there won’t be any slow starts this time around (14:48). Plus: our ‘Succession’ aftershow, ‘Number One Boys’ (28:48). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Jason Concepcion

50 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
‘Succession’ Is Back and Better Than Ever | The Watch

The ‘Euphoria’ Season Finale and How ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Helped Establish Netflix | The Watch

The first season of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ sometimes prioritized style over character development (3:23), but in the end we still felt attached to the relationship between Rue and Jules (8:50). The final season of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ could mark the end of an era at Netflix (20:07). Plus, previewing ‘GLOW’ Season 3 (35:15). Host: Alison Herman Guests: Micah Peters and Caroline Framke

41 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
The ‘Euphoria’ Season Finale and How ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Helped Establish Netflix | The Watch

A Midsummer Mailbag With Andy Greenwald | The Watch

We broke open the mailbag to talk about our favorite X-Men comics (1:47), some of our favorite music from 1999 (17:21), who will be the MVP of the next season of 'Succession' (26:12), and our favorite episodes of TV this year (47:10). Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

55 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
A Midsummer Mailbag With Andy Greenwald | The Watch

How Historically Accurate Is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’? Plus: Amazon’s Next Move and Celebrating the Music of 1999 | The Watch

There was a lot of news out of the TCAs this weekend, including what Amazon wants its streaming service to look like over the next few years (2:43). After Netflix canceled the critically acclaimed ‘Tuca and Bertie,’ the metric of success in the streaming world is called into question yet again (17:15). Plus: How historically accurate is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ (26:00)? And our favorite music from 1999 (39:20) Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Alison Herman, Kate Knibbs, and Lindsay Zoladz Spoilers for ‘Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood’ in the second half of this episode.

60 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
How Historically Accurate Is ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’? Plus: Amazon’s Next Move and Celebrating the Music of 1999 | The Watch

Inside the Making of ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ With Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill | The Watch

Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill, the creators of HBO’s ‘The Righteous Gemstones,’ join the show to talk about their inspirations for the show (7:31), comedy taking on religion (12:56), and what it’s like to work on multiple projects as a group (17:51). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill

38 MINJUL 26
Comments
Inside the Making of ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ With Danny McBride, David Gordon Greene, and Jody Hill | The Watch

Marvel’s Fourth Phase and the ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Letdown | The Watch

A lot of news came out of Comic-Con this weekend, including what to expect from the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the next few years, both in theaters (1:00) and on the small screen (21:52). The second season of ‘Big Little Lies’ felt like a seven-episode show that was dying to be 12 episodes long (41:26), and ‘Veronica Mars’ is back and playing hard on nostalgia (50:09). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Andy Greenwald and Sean Fennessey

56 MINJUL 23
Comments
Marvel’s Fourth Phase and the ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Letdown | The Watch

Where Does Netflix Go From Here? Plus, ‘Survivor,’ Emmy Nominations, and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ | The Watch

The trailer for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ dropped today and we’re incredibly hyped (0:44). The Emmy nominations seem disjointed and unrepresentative of the TV landscape (7:34), and Netflix reported major subscriber losses this week—is this a turning point for the streaming service or just a bump in the road (15:35)? Plus, we break down the changes coming to ‘Survivor’ for the 40th season (46:17). Host: Chris Ryan Guests: Bobby Wagner, Kaya McMullen, Riley McAtee, and Lucas Shaw

60 MINJUL 19
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Where Does Netflix Go From Here? Plus, ‘Survivor,’ Emmy Nominations, and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ | The Watch

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