The Treatment

The Treatment

The Treatment is a compelling listen to the vital conversations about the catalysts of creative inspiration. Following some of the most interesting, influential, and crossover creators in the world of entertainment, fashion, sports, and the arts, we hear from tastemakers who are the very fabric that forms popular culture.

Shapeshifting actor Bill Pullman unpacks his latest role as convicted killer Alex Murdaugh in the Lifetime miniseries “Murdaugh Murders: The Movie.”

Bill Pullman wishes he hadn’t waited so long to work in TV

Shapeshifting actor Bill Pullman unpacks his latest role as convicted killer Alex Murdaugh in the Lifetime miniseries “Murdaugh Murders: The Movie.”

Acclaimed actor André Holland (“Moonlight,” “The Knick”) breaks down his portrayal of Black Panther Party leader Huey P. Newton for Apple TV+’s “The Big Cigar.”

André Holland on portraying Huey P. Newton for ‘The Big Cigar’

Acclaimed actor André Holland (“Moonlight,” “The Knick”) breaks down his portrayal of Black Panther Party leader Huey P. Newton for Apple TV+’s “The Big Cigar.”

Director Todd Haynes discusses John Schlesinger's 1971 film "Sunday Bloody Sunday," highlighting its specificity and sophistication.

Todd Haynes on John Schlesinger’s 1971 film ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’

Director Todd Haynes discusses John Schlesinger's 1971 film "Sunday Bloody Sunday," highlighting its specificity and sophistication.

Emmy winning comedy impressaria, Maya Rudolph, revels in the joy of messy characters and season two of her Apple TV+ series “Loot.”

Making ‘Loot’ with Maya Rudolph

Emmy winning comedy impressaria, Maya Rudolph, revels in the joy of messy characters and season two of her Apple TV+ series “Loot.”

Writer-director Richard Linklater joins “The Treatment,” to talk hard work, self-acceptance, and making his films as real as possible.

Richard Linklater’s ‘Hit Man’ keeps it real

Writer-director Richard Linklater joins “The Treatment,” to talk hard work, self-acceptance, and making his films as real as possible.

Actor and director Ethan Hawke sells us on his idea of “real” cinema by extolling the virtues of 1981’s Reds — starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton.

Ethan Hawke on Warren Beatty’s 1981 ‘masterpiece,’ ‘Reds’

Actor and director Ethan Hawke sells us on his idea of “real” cinema by extolling the virtues of 1981’s Reds — starring Warren Beatty and Diane Keaton.

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard’s latest work “Jim Henson: Idea Man” dives deep into the life and work of the muppets’ creator.

Ron Howard talks ‘Jim Henson: Idea Man’

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard’s latest work “Jim Henson: Idea Man” dives deep into the life and work of the muppets’ creator.

Renée Elise Goldsberry tells all about Wickie Roy — her scene stealing character on “Girls5Eva” — and performing original songs for her own documentary.

Renée Elise Goldsberry talks ‘Girls5Eva’ and documenting her life

Renée Elise Goldsberry tells all about Wickie Roy — her scene stealing character on “Girls5Eva” — and performing original songs for her own documentary.

Actor Bill Pullman reveals how Anthony Hopkins’ performance in ‘Magic’ opened him up to a world of nuance.

Bill Pullman on the subtlety of horror movie ‘Magic’

Actor Bill Pullman reveals how Anthony Hopkins’ performance in ‘Magic’ opened him up to a world of nuance.

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland reveals why ‘Cool Hand Luke’ is one of those films he can't resist watching whenever it crosses his path.

Brian Helgeland on the power of one in ‘Cool Hand Luke’

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Brian Helgeland reveals why ‘Cool Hand Luke’ is one of those films he can't resist watching whenever it crosses his path.

Director Ned Benson joins to talk about exploring music-as-time-travel (literally) via his new film “The Greatest Hits.”

Filmmaker Ned Benson’s ‘The Greatest Hits’

Director Ned Benson joins to talk about exploring music-as-time-travel (literally) via his new film “The Greatest Hits.”

Director Pamela Adlon breaks down the good, bad, and messy dynamics of female friendships and parenthood that make up her debut feature, “Babes.”

Pamela Adlon’s new film ‘Babes’ keeps it messy

Director Pamela Adlon breaks down the good, bad, and messy dynamics of female friendships and parenthood that make up her debut feature, “Babes.”

Emmy winning actor Jeff Daniels takes on the prose of Tom Wolfe and the direction of Regina King in his new Netflix series “A Man in Full.”

Jeff Daniels on 'A Man in Full' and life lessons from James Gandolfini

Emmy winning actor Jeff Daniels takes on the prose of Tom Wolfe and the direction of Regina King in his new Netflix series “A Man in Full.”

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali breaks down his new Netflix series “Heeramandi,” about a house of courtesans during the Indian independence movement.

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on new Netflix series ‘Heeramandi’

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali breaks down his new Netflix series “Heeramandi,” about a house of courtesans during the Indian independence movement.

Director Ava DuVernay discusses the impact of Haile Gerima’s film “Sankofa” on her work, praising its depictions of resistance and empowerment.

Ava DuVernay on the resonance of Haile Gerima’s film ‘Sankofa’

Director Ava DuVernay discusses the impact of Haile Gerima’s film “Sankofa” on her work, praising its depictions of resistance and empowerment.

Screenwriter, director, and producer Sam Esmail shares his inspiration for the ending of his 2023 film Leave The World Behind and what TV show holds the title for best series finale.

Sam Esmail on the ‘gift’ of ‘The Sopranos’ finale

Screenwriter, director, and producer Sam Esmail shares his inspiration for the ending of his 2023 film Leave The World Behind and what TV show holds the title for best series finale.

The writer and producer talks breakfast wars, his longtime working relationship with Jerry Seinfeld, and the true story that inspired the infamous “Soup Nazi” episode.

Writer Spike Feresten on ‘Unfrosted,’ Seinfeld, and the Soup Nazi

The writer and producer talks breakfast wars, his longtime working relationship with Jerry Seinfeld, and the true story that inspired the infamous “Soup Nazi” episode.

The comedian takes us behind the scenes and process of his new Max series “Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show.”

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael on Tyler, reality TV, and Season 2

The comedian takes us behind the scenes and process of his new Max series “Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show.”

Jen Statsky’s beloved Max sitcom “Hacks” is back for its darkly funny third season and she’s here to break it down for us.

Writer Jen Statsky shares the secrets to her ‘Hacks’ comedy success

Jen Statsky’s beloved Max sitcom “Hacks” is back for its darkly funny third season and she’s here to break it down for us.

Actress and producer Rashida Jones discusses the impact of George Orwell's dystopian (but prescient) novel 1984 on her life and creative work.

Rashida Jones on George Orwell's iconic ‘1984’

Actress and producer Rashida Jones discusses the impact of George Orwell's dystopian (but prescient) novel 1984 on her life and creative work.