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The Spin-off

By KCRW, Joe Adalian, Michael Schneider

Hosted by TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian, KCRW's The Spin-off is the podcast that takes you inside the television industry. Twice a month we feature in-depth conversations with people who are changing what and how we watch. You'll hear from showrunners, writers, actors, executives and other TV journalists tackling the latest news and evolutions in television.

  1. 1.
    The Spin-off says so long (for now!)31 May 2017
    37:04
  2. 2.
    'The Walking Dead' panel discussion31 March 2017
    44:50
  3. 3.
    Netflix domination, Emmys overload, and another writers' strike?30 March 2017
    41:13
  4. 4.
    Stephen Colbert on a hot streak; pilot season by the numbers24 February 2017
    32:14
  5. 5.
    TV in the age of Trump and media trends of 201731 January 2017
    36:42
  6. 6.
    Sterling K. Brown & Brian Tyree Henry on their breakout year11 January 2017
    38:13
  7. 7.
    The year in TV and debating the usefulness of TCA press tour21 December 2016
    38:37
  8. 8.
    Drew Carey, Wayne Brady and the legacy of game shows7 December 2016
    42:58
  1. 9.
    Election, escapism and 'Gilmore Girls'23 November 2016
    37:56
  2. 10.
    'The Walking Dead' returns, and another shakeup at MTV26 October 2016
    34:35
  3. 11.
    Married Showrunners Tara Butters & Marc Guggenheim12 October 2016
    39:43
  4. 12.
    Creativity abounds in fall TV & analyzing debate ratings5 October 2016
    40:18
  5. 13.
    Sophomore slumps & niche streaming services31 August 2016
    43:31
  6. 14.
    Showrunners Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg on 'The Americans'24 August 2016
    51:23
  7. 15.
    Emotional Moments at Comic-Con and Always Be Marketing27 July 2016
    41:19
  8. 16.
    Steve Mosko on His Sudden Departure from Sony Pictures Television1 July 2016
    48:29
  9. 17.
    Drama Problems at HBO, Which New Shows Will Score Emmy Noms?29 June 2016
    33:59
  10. 18.
    Writer-Producer Noah Hawley on 'Fargo' and 'Legion'15 June 2016
    48:14
  11. 19.
    Jerrod Carmichael Brings Heart Back to the Multi-Cam Sitcom8 June 2016
    38:33
  12. 20.
    2016 Upfronts & the Economics of a TV Boom25 May 2016
    48:50
  13. 21.
    Matt Walsh & Timothy Simons on 'Veep' and Pronouncing "Nevada"10 May 2016
    44:19
  14. 22.
    Ben Winston, EP of 'The Late, Late Show with James Corden'18 April 2016
    53:21
  15. 23.
    Showrunners Ilene Chaiken & Michelle Ashford4 April 2016
    34:41
  16. 24.
    New Shows Losing Viewers Faster & the Media and Trump17 March 2016
    34:34
  17. 25.
    Fox's Dana Walden & Gary Newman Are 'Frenemies' with SVOD3 March 2016
    33:16
  18. 26.
    Shakeup at ABC and Family Comedies Dominate Pilot Season26 February 2016
    35:24
  19. 27.
    Steve Harvey Talks Miss Universe, Family Feud and His Faith10 February 2016
    41:20
  20. 28.
    Cord Cobblers and What TV Can Learn from 'Making a Murderer'20 January 2016
    37:59
  21. 29.
    The Year That Was Peak TV, Tackling Tough Social Issues23 December 2015
    36:45
  22. 30.
    Showrunner Melissa Rosenberg on Justice in 'Jessica Jones'17 December 2015
    42:43
  23. 31.
    The Evolution of Streaming and a Late-Night Check-In17 November 2015
    36:23
  24. 32.
    Betsy Beers on Executive Producing in Shondaland4 November 2015
    44:53
  25. 33.
    TV Development Trends & Behind-the-Scenes Drama28 October 2015
    34:44
  26. 34.
    Fall TV Fails to Excite, New Faces in Late Night1 October 2015
    33:19
  27. 35.
    Paul Scheer Tackles TV 'like Pioneer Life'16 September 2015
    44:44
  28. 36.
    Keegan-Michael Key on the End of 'Key & Peele,' What's Next9 September 2015
    49:29
  29. 37.
    Preston Beckman: The Scheduler Unmasked26 August 2015
    51:12
  30. 38.
    Summer 2015 TCA's: Streaming Media Boom & Networks as Brands13 August 2015
    37:52
  31. 39.
    Homeland's Alex Gansa on Bouncing Back, Hive Mind Criticism29 July 2015
    32:51
  32. 40.
    A Changing Comic-Con; Scrambling to Scrub Pariahs from TV15 July 2015
    35:53
  33. 41.
    'Portlandia,' 'Togetherness' and 'Last Man on Earth' Panel8 July 2015
    53:27
  34. 42.
    For Wendi McLendon-Covey, a "Smother's" Work Is Never Done24 June 2015
    34:03
  35. 43.
    Producer Mark Burnett on Faith, Family and Facial Hair17 June 2015
    49:03
  36. 44.
    Emmy Campaign Overload; Have We Reached Peak Binge?3 June 2015
    37:23
  37. 45.
    Chad Hodge and the Mysterious World of 'Wayward Pines' 29 May 2015
    38:03
  38. 46.
    Meet the People Who Decide When and If Shows Live or Die20 May 2015
    46:12
  39. 47.
    Robert Kirkman and Steven Yeun on 'The Walking Dead'13 May 2015
    33:32
  40. 48.
    Periscope, Pilot Season and a 2015 Upfronts Preview6 May 2015
    37:08
  41. 49.
    Julie Plec on Growing an Empire, Ardent Fans & Social Media29 April 2015
    48:10
  42. 50.
    TV Guide WonderCon Showrunners Panel22 April 2015
    47:59
  43. 51.
    Re-boot Nation, the News Host Blues, Cable Domination7 April 2015
    40:16
  44. 52.
    'Better Call Saul' Panel Discussion6 April 2015
    58:30
  45. 53.
    Chatting with 'Fresh Off the Boat' Creator Nahnatchka Khan1 April 2015
    37:22
  46. 54.
    HBO Now, Andy Lack's Back, Two Comedies, Two Strategies11 March 2015
    33:52
  47. 55.
    Rick Ludwin Shares Years of Late-Night Insight20 February 2015
    40:32
  48. 56.
    Brian Williams, 'Empire' Soars, What Makes a Good Spin-off?11 February 2015
    38:31
  49. 57.
    Diversity and Digital at 2015 TCA's; The Future of Fox16 January 2015
    36:28
  50. 58.
    Cosby, the Fate of TV News, How TV Tackles Social Issues16 December 2014
    40:31
  51. 59.
    TV Turkeys, OTT Options Expand, Exercising Patience19 November 2014
    36:45
  52. 60.
    Delayed Viewing, Adaptations Galore, Cable and Online Buzz8 October 2014
    36:20
  53. 61.
    Trends in Fall TV, The Battle for Thursday Nights11 September 2014
    37:12
  54. 62.
    Hits And Misses, Reality Risks and ‘Big Bang’ Contracts13 August 2014
    34:00
  55. 63.
    TCA Press Tour, Emmy Categories and New Leaders at Fox24 July 2014
    33:56
  56. 64.
    Big Summer Shows, Chelsea Handler and Cable Makeovers25 June 2014
    29:51
  57. 65.
    Diversity Is Up, Comedy Is Down; TV Stars on Film21 May 2014
    32:03
  58. 66.
    Colbert to CBS; What's up with CNN and HLN?; Twitter and TV17 April 2014
    32:38
  59. 67.
    The State of ABC; Is There Too Much Good TV?; Amazon Shows14 March 2014
    38:33
  60. 68.
    Changes in Late Night; The Olympics, NFL, and 'Bubble' Shows6 February 2014
    30:06
  61. 69.
    TCA's; Wherefore Pilot Season; Duck Dynasty15 January 2014
    33:14
  62. 70.
    'The Sound of Music Live;' TV Violence; Netflix11 December 2013
    33:23
  63. 71.
    Netflix; DVR Ratings; Reality TV15 November 2013
    32:11
  64. 72.
    The Comedy Crisis; The Walking Dead; Social TV18 October 2013
    29:21
  65. 73.
    Special TV Roundtable Edition19 September 2013
    35:08

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