Elvis Mitchell

Elvis Mitchell

Host, The Treatment

Elvis Mitchell has been the host of KCRW's The Treatment since its creation in 1996. During that time, he has served as a film critic for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the New York Times, and he has been a special correspondent for interview magazines. He hosted the TV series "Elvis Goes There" on Epix, and "Elvis Goes There" for Turner Classic Movies. He won the NAACP Image Award for creating and producing "The Black List" documentaries for HBO. 

But his first love is public radio. For The Treatment, he's interviewed a guest list that includes Oprah Winfrey, Ralph Gilles, Chris Rock, Chloe Zhao, Sofia Coppola, Chrysler Chief Design Officer Ralph Gilles, playwright Tom Stoppardand, and fashion designer Thom Browne. The show's purview, to get the best conversations from some of the world's most inspiring creative talents, continues to drive him forward.

Elvis Mitchell on KCRW

Filmmaker Alma Har’el on her Apple TV+ mystery “Lady in The Lake,” scholar Sir Christopher Fray talks Sergio Leone milestones, and Brad Falchuk has The Treat.

Alma Har’el, Sir Christopher Frayling, and Brad Falchuk on The Treat

Filmmaker Alma Har’el on her Apple TV+ mystery “Lady in The Lake,” scholar Sir Christopher Fray talks Sergio Leone milestones, and Brad Falchuk has The Treat.

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This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Lousy Carter star David Krumholtz to talk about his titular role in the dark comedy (now streaming).

David Krumholtz, Andrew McCarthy, and Jen Statsky on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Lousy Carter star David Krumholtz to talk about his titular role in the dark comedy (now streaming).

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Emily Nussbaum gets real with her book on reality TV, Richard LaGravenese breaks down his Netflix rom-com “A Family Affair,” and Vince Staples has The Treat.

Emily Nussbaum, Richard LaGravenese, and Vince Staples on The Treat

Emily Nussbaum gets real with her book on reality TV, Richard LaGravenese breaks down his Netflix rom-com “A Family Affair,” and Vince Staples has The Treat.

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