The Good Place: The Podcast

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The Good Place casting directors Allison Jones and Ben Harris join comedy writer Alan Yang and host Marc Evan Jackson to discuss Jameela’s audition performance for Tahani, writing for demons, anecdotes about acting and writing and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi) and philosophy advisor Dr. Todd May shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how philosophy informs Mike Schur and the writing team, where “the trolley problem” comes from, William's desire to complete the Kierkegaard rap and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson presents his favorite “What’s Good?” segments from past episodes. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with storytelling mastermind, show creator and architect of The Good Place (the show, not heaven) Michael Schur. They discuss the backstory of Mike getting carte blanche to make the TV show he’s always wanted, the inner workings of Janet, dark corners of fringe ethics, plot development, behind-the-scenes anecdotes about writing and a fork-ton more.NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Manny Jacinto (Jason) and writer/co-executive producer Joe Mande shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about Manny’s crazy audition, where the obsession with Bortles came from, how Manny’s life informs his acting on The Good Place and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Writers’ assistant Lizzy Pace, editor Matt Freund and composer David Schwartz shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about life in a comedy writers’ room, the composing process for music on The Good Place, how Mike Schur generates character names and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Actress Maribeth Monroe (Mindy St. Claire) and visual effects supervisor David Niednagel shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about acting on a secretive TV show, the behind-the-scenes visual effects process, how Maribeth got her start in improv comedy and a shirt-ton more.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
First-time actress Jameela Jamil (Tahani) and set designer extraordinaire Camille Bratkowski shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about acting for the first time, Ted Danson’s unconventional behind-the-scenes relaxation techniques to enhance his comedy performance, the amazing locations you can actually visit in Los Angeles and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Actress Tiya Sircar (Real Eleanor/Vicky) and writer Jen Statsky shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about how Tiya’s original audition was for “Tahani,” how the writers’ room is rarely about comedy writing, Mike Schur’s “good-for-something folder” and a fork-ton more laughs and behind-the-scenes stories. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with Kristen Bell and writer Matt to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 10, “You’ve Changed, Man.” Kristen Bell shares her experience directing a previous episode including asking Maya Rudolph to sing Bone Thugs N Harmony’s “Crossroads.” Matt Murray talks about the show’s bible – a document of all the rules of the show’s universe and mythology and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to resume their two-part chat about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” Mike Schur talks about drawing inspiration from the last passage of T.M. Scanlon’s book, “What We Owe to Each Other,” and his process for crafting the finale episode by using a piece of music to guide his writing. He also reveals some Easter eggs within the episode that Parks and Recreation fans might catch, the scenes that eventually hit the cutting room floor, the symbolism of Eleanor’s wardrobe and much, much (seriously) more! Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2020
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Busy Philipps talks about how The Good Place brings her pure joy and how she identifies with Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her Arizona upbringing. Busy also tells us what’s good in her life, like her five-year-old, and Baby2Baby and Hollygrove, two charities she works with. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
The Good Place: The Podcast's host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with writers Jen Statsky, Joe Mande, Dan Schofield and Lizzy Pace to shoot the shirt during the hiatus. They talk about Mike Schur's management style and his qualities they'd like to bring to their next jobs. They also discuss their writing process and how they make sure the earnest, sweet moments between Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and Chidi (William Jackson Harper) are earned. Marc asks what they are all working on now that the show has wrapped and much more. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
The Good Place’s D’Arcy Carden (Janet), Kirby Howell-Baptiste(Simone) and writer Andrew Law shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) before the final season premieres. They take a look back at their summers and at shooting the final season of The Good Place. They also chat about their experiences at Comic-Con. Marc shares a touching story about Mike Schur giving him a very personal gift, and Andrew shares some details about a writers’ trip to Las Vegas. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place production designer Ian Phillips and TV director Beth McCarthy-Miller shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the differences between the art department jobs, how Beth approaches directing an episode on a new TV show, Mike Schur’s love for cake and banners, Jacksonville Jaguars fans’ influence on the writing and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans and cast of The Good Place. In this episode, Mike O’Malley talks about his multifaceted entertainment career, from acting, to playwriting, to showrunning and more. Mike also talks about his near-casting as Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation and how Mike Schur makes it up to him. Mike O’Malley names the Innocence Project for his “What’s Good?” segment. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
In Part 2 of 2 of this special forkin’ episode, host (and actor on both The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine) Marc Evan Jackson talks with Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Melissa Fumero (Amy) and Executive Producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici. They answer fan questions from around the world and discuss show crossovers, balancing heart and humor, guest stars, and more. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
Comedy TV writer Andrew Law and costume designer Kirston Mann join host Marc Evan Jackson to share stories about The Good Place costume themes, writing for Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, conspiracy theorist fans, the attention Mike Schur pays to food in his TV shows and a fork-ton of other hilarious topics. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi) and writer Demi Adejuyigbe join host Mark Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about writing, the similarities between William and "Chidi," the challenges of joining a writers’ room in full swing, how philosophy has influenced their writing and performance process, behind-the-scenes stories including Joe Mande’s Frank Caliendo joke he couldn’t let go and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
Actress D’Arcy Carden (Janet) and writer Megan Amram join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about D’Arcy’s bizarre audition experience, her brilliant performance as “Janet,” outsmarting audiences with smart writing and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place writer Matt Murray, actor Manny Jacinto (Jason Mendoza) and actor Mitch Narito (Donkey Doug) shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk Mitch’s audition for Mike Schur, why Jaguars fans yell “Duval,” the one thing Matt didn’t want to get cut from the episode and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place writers Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan, actress D’Arcy Carden (Janet) and executive producer/director Morgan Sackett shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about D’Arcy’s performance as all the characters in Janet’s body, how they balanced the complexity of the concept with the budget of a network TV show, the very unsexy kiss between D’Arcy and Kristen Bell and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with creator Mike Schur and executive producer Drew Goddard to shoot the shirt about the series forking finale, “Whenever You’re Ready.” In Part 1 of this two-part podcast finale episode, they discuss the finale in depth, including Michael’s (Ted Danson) groovy songwriting origin, getting the huge guest cast together, Mike Schur’s penchant for numbers, young Doug Forcett’s appearance in the real Good Place, Mike’s belief in the benevolent nature of the universe and much, much (seriously) more! Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and a shirt-ton more!The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2020
Acting icon Ted Danson and writer Dan Schofield join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about why Ted accepted his role on The Good Place, why bars freak him out, a behind-the-scenes story about performing his iconic laugh at the end of Season 1 and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
The Good Place star Ted Danson (Michael) and show creator Michael Schur shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the emotional season finale, where Season 4 is heading, the casting of William Jackson Harper (Chidi), the show's approach to writing, and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
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Podcast Details

Started
May 24th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 31st, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
68
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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