Matthew Rhys is a Welsh actor. He is known for playing Philip Jennings in the acclaimed television series The Americans, for which he received two Golden Globe Award nominations and a Primetime Emmy Award.
'Saturday Night Live' "Weekend Update" co-anchor Colin Jost talks about telling jokes about race with Michael Che and why he prefers writing to speaking. His new memoir is 'A Very Punchable Face.' Film critic Justin Chang says 'Palm Springs,' starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, is a perfect comedy for our current times. And Welsh actor Matthew Rhys talks about living out his boyhood fantasies in his new role as hardboiled detective Perry Mason.
Rhys says his version of the iconic criminal defense attorney Perry Mason is more hardboiled than the one Raymond Burr played on TV: "He's a man who kind of lives on whiskey and cigarettes." We also talk about playing a spy in 'The Americans' and growing up in Wales (and masking his accent in auditions). Kevin Whitehead reviews a new album from trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire.
Rupert and Amir can’t wait to get married. So why is everything falling apart?The Two Princes was created and written by Kevin Christopher Snipes and directed Mimi O'Donnell. With performances by Samira Wiley, Mandi Masden, Cynthia Erivo, Noah Galvin, Ari’el Stachel, Sue O’Donnell, Alfredo Narciso, and Gideon Glick. Executive producer Mimi O'Donnell, senior producer Katie Pastore, associate producer MR Daniel. Recorded, engineered, sound designed, and mixed by Jonathon Roberts. Additional mixing by Dan Brunelle and Armando Serrano. Score by Greg Laswell. Additional score by Bobby Lord and Jonathon Roberts. The Two Princes is a production of Gimlet Media.