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Homecoming

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Rank #24 in Drama category

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Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

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Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

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Please... edit out the drums

By angie mcq - Dec 09 2019
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This was soooo good... and then... the drums. It took away from the story. And this cast should have been the cast for the Prime show.

Love CK

By olivegurl - Nov 14 2019
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Love Catherine Keener in this! Great story.

iTunes Ratings

5733 Ratings
Average Ratings
4209
821
335
186
182

Please... edit out the drums

By angie mcq - Dec 09 2019
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This was soooo good... and then... the drums. It took away from the story. And this cast should have been the cast for the Prime show.

Love CK

By olivegurl - Nov 14 2019
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Love Catherine Keener in this! Great story.

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Homecoming

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Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

1. MANDATORY

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New clients arrive. A customer asks for the bill. The airport signage needs a lot of work. A bird wakes up in the Everglades.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

HEIDI BERGMAN - Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

DARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Nov 16 2016

24mins

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2. PINEAPPLE

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Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

JOSEPH SHRIER - Babak Tafti

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

Nov 23 2016

26mins

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3. PHONY

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A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

Nov 30 2016

31mins

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4. STOP HELPING

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Walter asks for an explanation. Colin asks for the pot roast.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

DARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake

Dec 07 2016

24mins

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5. HYSTERICAL

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Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original. 

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Dec 14 2016

29mins

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6. OPTIMISTS

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What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I’m going to stop you there, okay?

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Dec 21 2016

28mins

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7. TERMINATED

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I’m talking about very light pressure. Very discreet. I know who to call, totally professional guys.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

JACOB GRAVY - Michael Cera

ARIEL BELFAST - Caroline Fiona Martin

BARTENDER - Rebekah Bentley

Jul 19 2017

31mins

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8. CIPHER

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Ooh, they authorized you.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes Ruehl

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

Jul 26 2017

34mins

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9. BELIEVER

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You’ve got a target on your back. I could tell the moment I saw you.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes Ruehl

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

RENZO KONTINA - Chris Gethard

DRIVER - Kristine Zbornik

JUDO STAR - Sebastian Conelli

Aug 02 2017

27mins

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10. RECOVERY

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It’s complicated because you’re making it complicated.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

RANDOLPH GEIST - Spike Jonze

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

RUDY DETROIT - Micah Stock

Aug 09 2017

32mins

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The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. It's an innovative, immersive audio experience — a psychological thriller unfolding across the six episodes of Season One. Premieres Wednesday, November 16th.

Oct 30 2016

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1. MANDATORY

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New clients arrive. A customer asks for the bill. The airport signage needs a lot of work. A bird wakes up in the Everglades.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

HEIDI BERGMAN - Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

DARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Nov 16 2016

24mins

Play

2. PINEAPPLE

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Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

JOSEPH SHRIER - Babak Tafti

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

Nov 23 2016

26mins

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3. PHONY

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A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

Nov 30 2016

31mins

Play

4. STOP HELPING

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Walter asks for an explanation. Colin asks for the pot roast.

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

DARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake

Dec 07 2016

24mins

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5. HYSTERICAL

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Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original. 

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Dec 14 2016

29mins

Play

6. OPTIMISTS

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What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I’m going to stop you there, okay?

Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. 

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Somerville

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

Dec 21 2016

28mins

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Final Season One After Show: Season Two?

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In the final episode of the Season One After Show, we talk with Catherine Keener about playing Heidi Bergman and maybe, just maybe, returning for more.

Mar 20 2017

6mins

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7. TERMINATED

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I’m talking about very light pressure. Very discreet. I know who to call, totally professional guys.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

JACOB GRAVY - Michael Cera

ARIEL BELFAST - Caroline Fiona Martin

BARTENDER - Rebekah Bentley

Jul 19 2017

31mins

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8. CIPHER

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Ooh, they authorized you.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes Ruehl

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

Jul 26 2017

34mins

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9. BELIEVER

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You’ve got a target on your back. I could tell the moment I saw you.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes Ruehl

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

RENZO KONTINA - Chris Gethard

DRIVER - Kristine Zbornik

JUDO STAR - Sebastian Conelli

Aug 02 2017

27mins

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10. RECOVERY

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It’s complicated because you’re making it complicated.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

RANDOLPH GEIST - Spike Jonze

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

RUDY DETROIT - Micah Stock

Aug 09 2017

32mins

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11. TIMEOUT

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Nobody has any idea what they’re doing. Ever. 

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

JACOB GRAVY - Michael Cera

RENZO KONTINA - Chris Gethard

LEON SANDS - Kelly Aucoin

WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

Aug 16 2017

36mins

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12. JOB

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That feeling you’re feeling? You’ll get used to it.

Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek.

Special thanks to John Brandon, Jacob Bronstein, Alicia Van Couvering, Satchel Buck Jones, Rachel Khong, Matthew Boll, Victoria Barner, Peter Bresnan, and Alex Blumberg. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.

To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming

HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener

COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer

AUDREY TEMPLE - Amy Sedaris

ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross

THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky 

GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes Ruehl

BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

RUDY DETROIT - Micah Stock

GUARD - Suni Reyes

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RANDOLPH GEIST - Spike Jonze

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WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

Aug 23 2017

44mins

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Introducing The Horror of Dolores Roach

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A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Our newest scripted fiction podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale. Written by Aaron Mark. Listen to the rest of the series on gimletmedia.com/dolores-roach or wherever you listen. 

Oct 17 2018

29mins

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Making the Homecoming TV Series 1: A Complete Moonshot

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Two years ago, Gimlet launched its first fiction podcast: Homecoming. Now, this November, a television series based on the hit podcast and starring Julia Roberts is launching. 

Alex Blumberg went behind the scenes as Homecoming went from podcast to TV production. In this first episode, Homecoming creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg recount the journey, from concept to podcast to pitching the show to bigtime Hollywood producers. And we hear from some of the celebrities they met along the way.

This is the first part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

Oct 19 2018

32mins

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Making the Homecoming TV Series 2: Santa's Hollywood Workshop

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Micah and Eli get to work, writing the scripts for the Homecoming TV show. But taking something meant only for the ear, and turning it into something for the eye... proves to be deceptively challenging. Plus, Alex visits the set of the show, to meet the small army of people actually building the visual world of Homecoming.

This is the second part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show, which airs November 4th.

Oct 26 2018

24mins

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Making the Homecoming TV Series 3: The Bird that Launched 1000 Ships

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Being in charge of a big-budget TV production means having to make decisions. It's a new kind of power for Micah and Eli, and one that's sometimes uncomfortable to exercise. The words they write have real-world, three-dimensional-- and sometimes winged-- consequences.

This is the third part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

Nov 02 2018

26mins

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Making the Homecoming TV Series 4: The Stars of Homecoming

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Alex Blumberg sits down with the stars of the Homecoming  TV show-- Julia Roberts and Stephan James, and director Sam Esmail-- to talk about how they came to the project and what it was like to film it.

This is the final part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

Nov 02 2018

35mins

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Introducing Motherhacker

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Listen to the first episode of Gimlet's new scripted fiction podcast, Motherhacker. The series stars Carrie Coon, Pedro Pascal, Alan Cumming, Lucas Hedges, Tavi Gevinson, Rupert Friend, Alex Goldman, and more.

Bridget’s life is a series of dropped calls. With a gift for gab, an ex-husband in rehab, and down to her last dollar, Bridget’s life takes a desperate turn when she starts vishing over the phone for a shady identity theft ring in order to support her family.


Want to hear the rest of the story? Follow Motherhacker for free on Spotify to listen to the whole season for free: http://gimlet.media/motherhacker

Nov 15 2019

12mins

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