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CLA21: Debra Martin Chase, Sam Esmail, Tanya Saracho & Tony Ayres

C21Podcast

Leading showrunners Debra Martin Chase, Sam Esmail, Tanya Saracho and Tony Ayres discuss with Universal Studios Group chairman Pearlena Igbokwe their hopes for how the events of 2020 will inform storytelling in the TV business this year and beyond, as part of C21's Content LA On Demand.

40mins

17 May 2021

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The Best Picture Match Game With Sam Esmail

The Big Picture

After his triumphant introduction of the movie director game, Sam Esmail rejoins Amanda and Sean to discuss his 2020 movie-watching experiences, his favorites films of the year, how the medium could change after the pandemic, and what value the Oscars do or don't have. He covers all this with the aid of a helpful new exercise: The Best Picture match game.Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda DobbinsGuest: Sam EsmailProducer: Bobby Wagner Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 40mins

11 May 2021

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WED 9/30/20: BORAT 2 to Amazon Prime / THE CRAFT sequel to PVOD / Barry Jenkins to direct THE LION KING 2 / Sam Esmail sets 2 shows at ABC / Sam Jay sets HBO series / DISNEY Parks lay of 28,000 people

The Wakeup

Today’s HEADLINES: BORAT 2 to Amazon Prime Sony moves THE CRAFT 2 to PVOD Barry Jenkins to direct THE LION KING 2 Sam Esmail sets 2 shows at ABC SPIRIT AWARDS add TV categories Sam Jay gets HBO Late Night show DISNEY Parks lay of 28,000 people LISTEN TO: COSMO’S MIDNIGHT “Have It All” on Spotify BUY COFFEE!  Fresh from Colombia and delicious. Order DEVOCION COFFEE here  - use code WAKEUP for 20% off CONTACT + FOLLOW The Wakeup: On Instagram Here for an early AM podcast preview. Follow on LinkedIn here. Email at Wakeupodcast@gmail.com 

8mins

30 Sep 2020

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Introducing the Movie Director Game, With Sam Esmail | The Big Picture

The Big Picture

Movies have the February blues, so we enlisted a friend of the show to liven things up. 'Mr. Robot' creator and movie fanatic Sam Esmail joins Sean and Amanda and comes bearing a new game to play that reveals a lot about their favorite directors, personal taste, and how they view the long arc of film. Their sprawling conversations covers more than 80 years of movie history.Hosts: Sean Fennessey and Amanda DobbinsGuest: Sam Esmail Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

2hr 2mins

21 Feb 2020

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The Secret Early Lives of Sam Esmail (Rebroadcast)

Without Fail

Director and screenwriter Sam Esmail’s TV series Mr. Robot was an immediate hit when it premiered in 2015, turning him into one of the most in-demand showrunners in Hollywood. But he didn’t have an easy path to that point. Sam was 38 by the time Mr. Robot launched. He’d worked all kinds of jobs -- including a stint as a startup founder -- and seen all kinds of setbacks. Sam tells Alex about the stuff that came before, and about why he couldn’t quit trying to make movies, even when success was a long way off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

20 Jan 2020

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406: I Need to Be Slapped in the Face by Sam Esmail

5/9: A Mr. Robot Podcast

Things are heating up (and we're not just talking about shipping Domlene) SPOILERS INSIDE!!!1!! Disney Frozen (Betraying the Martyrs) - Let It Go (Death Metal Cover NightCore) - YouTube Far Cry 3 Vaas Definition of Insanity Speech - YouTube ashlie atkinson (@ashlieatkinson) | Twitter Donald Glover Pound Cake Freestyle: Childish Gambino Spits Dope Freestyle Over Drake’s “Pound Cake” on Sway in the Morning - YouTube Joey Bada$$ Freestyle on Sway In The Morning | Sway’s Universe - YouTube Brandon: twitter.com/GTfanat1c2010 Jake: twitter.com/JakeBathman

25mins

14 Nov 2019

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"Mr. Robot" Final Season Premiere with Sam Esmail

Series Regular

Series Regular  host Josh Wigler sits down with Mr. Robot  creator Sam Esmail for a closer look at the final season premiere, and what lies ahead after that heartbreaking series of twists and turns. Be warned: major spoilers from the final season premiere are ahead.Series Regular is a podcast that follows a hit TV show through its current season. Josh Wigler, for the Hollywood Reporter, will breakdown the most recent episodes and give you his insight and opinion as to what may come next. First and foremost, Series Regular will be following the final season of Game of Thrones. Stay tuned and subscribe to be the first to find out what show we will breakdown for you next.Hosted by: Josh WiglerProduced by: Matthew Whitehurst and Joshua FarnhamExecutive Produced by: Lesley Goldberg and Josh Wigler Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

38mins

7 Oct 2019

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"Homecoming" DIrector Sam Esmail

IndieWire's Filmmaker Toolkit

How Esmail scored his thriller with old film scores, adapting the popular podcast, and how both writing & directing "Mr. Robot" is unsustainable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35mins

6 Jun 2019

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Alex Talks to Sam Esmail

StartUp Podcast

Gimlet has a new show called Without Fail where Alex talks to all kinds of people — including entrepreneurs and business people — about their successes and their failures and what they’ve learned from both.We think these conversations are ones that StartUp listeners would enjoy, so we're bringing them to you here.Director and screenwriter Sam Esmail’s TV series Mr. Robot was an immediate hit when it premiered in 2015, turning him into one of the most in-demand showrunners in Hollywood. But he didn’t have an easy path to that point. Sam was 38 by the time Mr. Robot launched. He’d worked all kinds of jobs -- including a stint as a startup founder -- and seen all kinds of setbacks. Sam tells Alex about the stuff that came before, and about why he couldn’t quit trying to make movies, even when success was a long way off.

43mins

15 Feb 2019

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The Secret Early Lives of Sam Esmail

Without Fail

Director and screenwriter Sam Esmail’s TV series Mr. Robot was an immediate hit when it premiered in 2015, turning him into one of the most in-demand showrunners in Hollywood. But he didn’t have an easy path to that point. Sam was 38 by the time Mr. Robot launched. He’d worked all kinds of jobs -- including a stint as a startup founder -- and seen all kinds of setbacks. Sam tells Alex about the stuff that came before, and about why he couldn’t quit trying to make movies, even when success was a long way off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

40mins

11 Feb 2019

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