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The Watch

The Ringer

Every week, The Ringer's Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan -- longtime friends and pop culture addicts -- break down the latest in TV, movies, and music.

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Chris and Andy talk about the news that 'Homicide: Life on the Street' will soon be streaming on Peacock (1:00) and that Apple TV+ will be trying to rein in its spending after years of big buys (12:14). Then they talk about 'Twisters' and how summer ... more

22 hours ago

Chris and Andy talk about the Emmy nominations, which were announced this week, and whether or not 'The Bear' should be recognized in the comedy category (1:00). Then they discuss the news that the Russo brothers are in talks to direct the next two '... more

5 days ago

Chris and Andy talk about the news that ‘Presumed Innocent’ is being renewed for a second season, then discuss how Apple TV has quietly become the main purveyor of “gourmet cheeseburger” shows—even beating out Netflix (1:00). Later, they dive into th... more

8 days ago

Chris and Andy discuss ‘Dune: Prophecy’ and ‘The Penguin’ being branded as HBO originals (2:44), then chat about the recently released trailer for Season 2 of ‘Severance’ (21:41). They then break down Episodes 4-6 of ‘Presumed Innocent’ and debate wh... more

12 days ago


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 8.9k ratings
  • Gold

    Andy Greenwald today: “How dare the TV Academy nominate any shows for female audiences!” They’re so TRIVIAL.” Come on guys - you can do better. Otherwise, re-name your podcast “TV for guys”.

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    The Screenwriting Life
    Australia5 days ago
  • More banter

    I would listen to 3 hours a week of just Chris and Andy chatting.

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    Wayside Violet
    United States5 days ago
  • Listening to The Watch

    I’ve always found this podcast entertaining, even though the idea of waxing so intellectual about TV shows is pretty stupid (as is the Ringerverse itself as a whole), especially when one of the hosts pronounces “figure” as “figger.” However, lately the most annoying part is everything has to be constantly fit into a sweeping narrative about Hollywood, TV habits, or pop culture in general, especially when Andy G will go on and on gushing about the genius or cultural significance of a series after... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States13 days ago
  • Andy-STOP Talking

    Please have Andy stop talking- especially about shows that he has already expressed he does not care about. He is clearly not on the intellectual or emotional level to handle shows like HOTD and more. You are losing viewers.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States15 days ago
  • Great when they talk about TV

    This podcast is excellent when they talk seriously about TV shows and I will be eternally grateful to them for introducing me to The Bureau. But when they talk about anything other than TV… Not great Bob.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States21 days ago

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