DiscoverSunday Sitdown with Willie Geist
Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist
Claim Ownership

Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist

Author: Willie Geist, Sunday TODAY

Subscribed: 7,591Played: 145,457
Share

Description

NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presidents and CEOs, about the stories behind their success. This podcast features the full, unedited versions of those conversations for an even deeper look at the names in the headlines. "Sunday TODAY" airs live on NBC from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET. Check your local listings.
72 Episodes
Reverse
David Letterman

David Letterman

2019-08-1800:50:481

Four years ago, David Letterman signed off his show for the last time, after 33 years that revolutionized late-night television. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist chats with the iconic TV host about his relatively quiet lifestyle since leaving that role, the second season of his hit Netflix show "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," and the state of comedy in today’s political climate. (Original broadcast date: May 19, 2019)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tiffany Haddish

Tiffany Haddish

2019-08-1100:44:40

Tiffany Haddish has been on a whirlwind two-year run since her breakout role in the box office hit “Girls Trip." She's appeared in movies, television, commercials, her own stand-up comedy special and even a historic hosting gig at “Saturday Night Live.” In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actress to talk about her incredible journey from homelessness to Hollywood’s A-list, and her latest, more dramatic role in the new movie “The Kitchen.”Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Viola Davis

Viola Davis

2019-08-0400:44:441

Viola Davis’ journey to the top of Hollywood’s A-list began on a former plantation in South Carolina, where she was born. She moved to Rhode Island at a young age and grew up poor, but found her way out through acting. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to the actress about her extraordinary life and career, as well as a new project that’s close to her heart - a documentary about the diabetes crisis in the United States. (Original broadcast date: May 5, 2019)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

2019-07-2800:44:482

Jake Gyllenhaal’s role in the blockbuster hit “Spider-Man: Far From Home” was a first for the Oscar-nominated actor, who over the last twenty years has earned his place among Hollywood’s elite. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to Gyllenhaal about pivoting from that big-budget superhero film to his latest role in a critically-acclaimed new play on Broadway. The actor also opens up about growing up in Hollywood and the movie that he says changed his life forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Awkwafina

Awkwafina

2019-07-1400:46:172

Actor, rapper and comedian Awkwafina, whose given name is Nora Lum, has been on quite a ride over the last year with big roles in the box office hits “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Ocean’s 8.” In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to the rising star about that whirlwind year as well as her latest, more dramatic performance in the new film “The Farewell.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

2019-07-0700:46:125

It’s been more than 20 years since “Seinfeld” left the air as the #1 show on television. Since then, Jerry Seinfeld has continued the career of a stand-up comedian that started when he was just a 20-year-old from Long Island. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist chats with the comedy legend about that lengthy career, why he still loves the craft of writing jokes, and his latest residency at the Beacon Theater in New York City. (Original broadcast date: December 16, 2018)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane

2019-06-3000:45:532

Seth MacFarlane created “Family Guy” when he was just a 24-year-old animator, and the hit TV show is now heading into its 18th season. MacFarlane hasn’t written for the show in nearly a decade, though, as his ambitious portfolio has grown. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to the star about his wide-ranging career, which includes hit film franchises, four Grammy nominations and a dramatic role in the new miniseries “The Loudest Voice” about the man who built Fox News.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson

2019-06-2300:46:23

Mark Ronson is the man behind many of the hit songs you hear on the radio, like Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow.” In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to the Grammy Award-winning producer about the art of making those hits from the ground up, his latest solo album, and what it’s like to work with some of the biggest names in the music industry.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Bill Geist

Bill Geist

2019-06-1600:45:352

In this special episode of "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist sits down with his dad, Bill Geist, to talk about his new book "Lake of the Ozarks." It's a hilarious memoir nearly 40 years in the making about Bill's teenage summers working at his Uncle Ed's Arrowhead Lodge in Missouri. He talks about how the characters he encountered there shaped his sense of humor and led to a 31-year career covering unique stories for CBS. (Original broadcast date: May 8, 2019)Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson

2019-06-1600:38:312

Samuel L. Jackson’s breakthrough in the cult classic “Pulp Fiction” came at the age of 45, after he had already lived a full life both professionally and personally. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to the legendary actor about his prolific movie career since then and the road to becoming the most bankable star in Hollywood. He also opens up about his latest project – bringing the iconic role of “Shaft” back to the big screen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
loading
Comments (21)

ppejump

you're a great interviewer Willie!! @ much respect

Aug 6th
Reply

Mz. Willie

ppejump I agree

Aug 9th
Reply

Mz. Willie

ppejump Like you on Morning Joe

Aug 6th
Reply

Patrice Swafford Welch

love it! I really enjoy your podcast and YOUR bring down to Earth Willie and I love Ina also for that reason... not so uppity... we ALL have things to offer in this world

Jun 9th
Reply

Dana Peake

hilarious!

May 21st
Reply

Dana Peake

what an adorable goofball

May 13th
Reply

ppejump

so much respect for willy

Apr 26th
Reply

Dana Peake

love love Bradley Cooper

Apr 16th
Reply

William Vogel

Great podcast. I really enjoyed the insight to producing yourself. Kevin you're brilliant. Willie I'm happy to find out about this podcast. I feel like you are asking the questions for me. Thanks to you both.

Feb 15th
Reply

Julie Holiday

Willie, on Jimmy Fallon you said there is a Jimmy Fallon one on here and I don't see it. If it exists please add it to the list. I love you interviews. i wish they dropped more than once a week. How about Justin Timberlake? 😍😍

Feb 10th
Reply

Lauri Aliengena

Love your podcast!!

Jan 13th
Reply

Chester Jefferson

I love this app.... period!

Jan 1st
Reply

Malaki Muser

I love this show, try to watch it each weekend. He does a great interview... So I was excited to see that there was a podcast. But the audio is a bit off. The guests is a little low and it's just kinds difficult to hear what people are saying. But that's just me, thanks. Take it easy.

Dec 23rd
Reply

Julia Marston

Could you ask Benedict why he has worn the same sweater yo every interview reference The Grinch. Am I missing a connection?

Dec 3rd
Reply

Steve Arsenault

Wish the podcast was recorded a bit louder...can only listen with headphones on.

Nov 29th
Reply

Frank Taylor

Awesome podcast w/Ina Garten. I could feel the warmth and smell the food.

Oct 28th
Reply

Benjamin Grenier

I have been working like l

Aug 2nd
Reply

Tom Blaine

the audio of the guests is weak and prevents me from seldom finishing a podcast.

Jun 14th
Reply

Tracy Martin

Doris Foley 4oo you 6 pil oil 8 opoo oh 5 koi out I am ok pou'll l oh 8 out ok ooo pou oh o ok lit out p koi 8 oil ok p.i oiui iui kilo 7o oh l9 loo or8iui oiuioiui o ok

Jul 18th
Reply

Doris Foley

Tom Blaine A bit like NBC's closed captioning... terribly behind! Come on NBC!

Jul 1st
Reply
loading
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store