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The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Trial

Juliet Litman and Amelia Wedemeyer discuss the latest developments and social media frenzy around the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial

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Remembering Roger Angell With Jason Gay. Plus, How to Cover a Golf Tournament

Bryan, David, and Jason reflect on the legendary scribe’s life and career

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The Hollywood Stock Market: Netflix, Star Wars, Harry Styles, Pete Davidson, and More!

Matt is joined by Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw to discuss which Hollywood-focused trends are theoretical buys or sells

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Why Does the Internet Hate Amber Heard?

It’s the trial of the century—kind of. The legal showdown between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard has captivated the country, and Derek is a bit confused. Why is everybody talking about this miserable celebrity relationship?

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Adam Lefkoe on the Conference Finals. Plus: Playoff TV Notes, Drew Brees, and Phil Mickelson

The Turner Sports and Bleacher Report host discusses his media career and the NBA postseason

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Disney vs. Netflix: The Death Match of Streaming

Matt is joined by analyst Michael Nathanson to discuss Disney’s quarterly earnings report, its growing number of subscribers, and whether the cost to potentially beat out Netflix in the streaming wars has been worth it

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Sue Bird Wears Many Hats

Sue discusses the state of the "W," her experience so far broadcasting, and what it was like to be in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition

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Phoenix Takes Charge, Brady’s TV Gig, and a Celts-Bucks Classic With Jonathan Tjarks, Bryan Curtis, and Chris Mannix

Bill talks with SI’s Chris Mannix about why Boston’s Game 4 win was the most important of the Tatum-Brown era, some Lakers dysfunction, and Canelo Alvarez’s loss to Dmitry Bivol

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Instant Reactions to Tom Brady Signing With Fox

Tom Brady will be an NFL analyst for Fox after he retires. Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss the announcement, how this contract compares to others in the industry, and when Brady might make the transition

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NBA Buzzer-Beaters, Formula One Grid Walks, and Scooping the Supreme Court

Plus, breaking down ESPN’s choice in bumper music and Turner Sports deciding on their no. 1 announcing team

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The 2022 Streaming Service Draft

Matt and Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw draft their way through the top streaming services and pitch why they believe their roster will succeed the most over the next 10 years

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Scott Van Pelt on Writing a Tribute to His Dog, Going Solo on ‘SportsCenter,’ Calling Golf, and Interviewing Tiger Woods

Plus, SVP gets into the skills that go into calling golf ahead of the PGA Championship

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Can a Victim Be a Bully? And the Sides of Toxic Christianity

Plus, discussions about a substitute teacher getting fired for a TikTok post and Van Jones being critical of the Biden administration

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Covering Formula One With Kevin Clark, Plus NFL Draft Audio and the Greeny Conversation

Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline

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Trouble at Netflix, ‘Under the Banner of Heaven,’ and ‘We Own This City’

Plus, ‘Slow Horses’ author Mick Herron joins the show to discuss the television adaptation of his book

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The Legal Loophole That Could Strip Marvel of Its Superheroes

Matt is joined by lawyer Aaron Moss to discuss a legal loophole that is suddenly a big deal to legacy film and TV studios called "termination rights," a quirk of copyright law that allows certain creators to recapture their work

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Don Winslow on His New Novel, Mob Stories, Crime Fiction Before the Smartphone, and Why He’s Retiring From Writing

The author joins to discuss his new installment in the ‘City on Fire’ series

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The End of the Golden Age of Streaming

Derek Thompson is joined by Rich Greenfield and Nick Papantonis for a big media hellscape roundup that touches on Netflix, CNN+, and whatever the hell is going on between Disney and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

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Instant Reaction Pod! Elon Musk Buys Twitter. So, What Happens Next?

Derek Thompson and Charlie Warzel discuss how the acquisition could change media, tech, and politics

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How to Watch the NFL Draft, RIP CNN+, and Who’s Afraid of ‘Winning Time’?

Plus, reacting to the news that Elon Musk will be buying Twitter for $44 billion

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Why the Late Night Talk Show Is Dead, and ‘SNL’ After Lorne

Media reporter Bill Carter joins Matt to talk about Jon Stewart’s struggling talk show on Apple+, why the modern late night talk show isn’t working, and what these shows mean to their respective networks

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Netflix’s Crash and the Company’s Shaky Future in Streaming

Matt is joined by media analyst Rich Greenfield to discuss Netflix’s subscriber loss and subsequent stock plunge, the company’s claim that it will crack down on password sharing, its potential addition of a cheaper, ad-supported service, and more

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Kevin Harlan on the NBA Playoffs, His First Job, Grading His Work, and the Superglue Protest

Plus, Kevin talks about the opportunities that calling an NBA game provides compared to calling other sports and the importance of watching your own film

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NBA Playoffs Notes, the Horror of the Replay Review, and the USFL’s “Why” Problem

Bryan and David discuss the play-in tournament and the Kyrie Irving controversy

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Is Rupert Murdoch the Most Dangerous Man in the World?

New York Times writer at large Jim Rutenberg comes on to discuss CNN+’s ‘The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,’ including Rupert Murdoch’s prominence in media, his relationship to Donald Trump, and more

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Peter Schrager on the NFL Draft, Auditioning for ‘Dream Job,’ and Calling in to WFAN

Plus, the LA Times’ Dan Woike on covering the doomed Lakers

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Sean K. Campbell Discusses His Investigative Reporting on Black Lives Matter

Van and Rachel also discuss Adam Schefter’s insensitive tweet about Dwayne Haskins’s death and Donald Glover’s self-interview

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When Will the Ukraine War End?

Plus: 10 good minutes on what Elon Musk is doing with Twitter

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Tiger and the Masters, Instant Obits, and Luring Reporters Back to Work

Bryan and David discuss the golf icon’s return to the game

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‘Ambulance’ and the Death of Original Action Movies, Plus Apple TV+’s MLB Debut

Plus, Matt and his guest, Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw, recap the weekend box office, including the promising success of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2’

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Ian Eagle on NBA Announcing, Being a Comedian’s Son, First-Game Flop Sweat, and Going 10 Years Without a Mistake

Ian also touches on Marv Albert’s influence

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Covering ‘WrestleMania,’ ESPN Re-Signs the Insiders, and Tiger at the Masters

Bryan and David discuss how wrestling is covered and the upcoming golf tournament