Hosted by TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian, KCRW's The Spin-off is the podcast that takes you inside the television industry. Twice a month we feature in-depth conversations with people who are changing what and how we watch. You'll hear from showrunners, writers, actors, executives and other TV journalists tackling the latest news and evolutions in television.
The Spin-off says so long (for now!)Culture
We're wrapping up four fabulous years of podcasting, but not before one final episode. The Spin-off crew reflects on the upfronts, Cannes vs Netflix, and the future of television.
'The Walking Dead' panel discussionCulture
WEB BONUS: Just in time for the Season 7 finale, we bring you a conversation about The Walking Dead, recorded at the annual gathering of the National Association of Television Program…
Netflix domination, Emmys overload, and another writers' strike?Culture
People in the industry always joke about Netflix taking over. With Netflix adding more and more kinds of shows, plus movies, have those jokes officially turned to real fear?
Stephen Colbert on a hot streak; pilot season by the numbersCulture
For the third week in a row, Stephen Colbert has bested Jimmy Fallon in the ratings. The current president is no doubt part of the reason.
TV in the age of Trump and media trends of 2017Culture
Long-time TV reporters are finding their beats now apply to politics as the new POTUS continues to be obsessed with ratings.
Sterling K. Brown & Brian Tyree Henry on their breakout yearCulture
Actors and long-time friends Brian Tyree Henry and Sterling K.
The year in TV and debating the usefulness of TCA press tourCulture
In our final episode of 2016, The Spin-off crew reflects on the year that was in television, and discusses the decision of ABC, NBC and CBS to skip out on the executive panels in the…
Drew Carey, Wayne Brady and the legacy of game showsCulture
In this bonus edition of The Spin-off, we share a panel discussion from the Paley Center, celebrating CBS' number one spot in daytime television for 30 years.