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The Good Place: The Podcast

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Rank #15 in TV & Film category

Comedy
TV & Film
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Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplaceNBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

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Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplaceNBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

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2246 Ratings
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Good shoe

By 92755 - Oct 18 2019
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Amazing, the best show ever, love the podcast

Here's What is Good...

By grace.justgrace - Sep 01 2019
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Love it! So, when is The Good Place The Podcast The Podcast going to be released?

iTunes Ratings

2246 Ratings
Average Ratings
2087
71
45
20
23

Good shoe

By 92755 - Oct 18 2019
Read more
Amazing, the best show ever, love the podcast

Here's What is Good...

By grace.justgrace - Sep 01 2019
Read more
Love it! So, when is The Good Place The Podcast The Podcast going to be released?
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The Good Place: The Podcast

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Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplaceNBC Entertainment Podcast Network ©2019

Rank #1: Ch. 40: D’Arcy Carden, Actress | Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Actress | Andrew Law, Writer

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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). In this Season 4 premiere episode, they talk about how the writers’ room approached breaking the story for the final season, the calming presence of director Drew Goddard and Kristen Bell’s nuanced performance as Eleanor playing the architect. They also discuss the incredible performances of the actors playing the new humans in the neighborhood, D’Arcy’s impressive range as a stressed-out Janet, the many jokes that hit the cutting room floor and many more behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes. 


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Sep 27 2019

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Rank #2: Ch. 41: Alexis Jacks, Costume Supervisor | Matt Freund, Editor | Dana Sayles, Writers’ Assistant

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The Good Place: The Podcast’s host Marc Evan Jackson sits down with costume supervisor Alexis Jacks, editor Matt Freund and writers’ assistant Dana Sayles to shoot the shirt about Season 4, Episode 2, “A Girl from Arizona, Part 2.” Alexis talks about Eleanor’s signature look with her suit and “greeked” Adidas sneakers as the neighborhood’s reluctant new architect. Matt describes the process for editing a visual effects-heavy episode and some clever Easter eggs sprinkled throughout the episode, including the similarities between Brent and Eleanor’s chaos sequences. Dana talks about the writers’ process for creating “Brent” and the delicate balance between making him hilariously terrible and not tipping off the other humans to the experiment. Be sure to subscribe for more behind-the-scenes stories, performance notes and hilarious anecdotes. 


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Oct 04 2019

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Rank #3: Ch. 39: Ted Danson, Actor | Michael Schur, Creator

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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. 


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Jan 25 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #4: Ch. 3: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Camille Bratkowski, Set Designer

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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. 


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Jun 15 2018

40mins

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Rank #5: Ch. 5: Kristen Bell, Actress | Morgan Sackett, Executive Producer

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Actress Kristen Bell and legendary TV producer Morgan Sackett join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about how Kristen became “Eleanor,” the art department’s behind-the-scenes Easter eggs, producing calmly while under pressure, comedy acting and a fork-ton more. 


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Jun 29 2018

49mins

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Rank #6: Ch. 38: Jason Mantzoukas, Guest Host and Actor| David Niednagel, Digital Effects Supervisor| Joe Mande, Writer | Marc Evan Jackson, Actor

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Guest host and The Good Place actor Jason Mantzoukas (Derek) delves into episode 312, “Chidi Sees the Time-Knife,” with writer Joe Mande, digital effects supervisor David Niednagel and actor Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about all the crazy forkin’ visual effects in the episode, the origin of the Niednagel creature, Joe’s writing process, drinking Spanish olives, 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

Jan 18 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Bonus Episode: Our Hot Girl (Not a Girl) Summer

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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. 


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Sep 19 2019

23mins

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Rank #8: Ch. 27/28: Jameela Jamil, Actress | Jen Statsky, Writer

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In the Season 3 premiere, The Good Place writer and comedy maven Jen Statsky and actress Jameela Jamil shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the writers’ room’s excitement to write Season 3, how Jameela didn’t watch Season 1 until it was over, Mike Schur’s additions to the writers’ room this season, the explanation for Chidi’s American accent and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.

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Sep 28 2018

1hr

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Rank #9: Ch. 4: Manny Jacinto, Actor | Joe Mande, Writer

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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. 


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Jun 22 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: Ch. 26: Michael Schur, Creator

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The Good Place creator, executive producer, writer and director Michael Schur shoots the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the season 3 premiere, how his impeccable memory of other TV shows helps him write The Good Place, the writers’ room’s unique approach to packing more story into a season, the writers’ love for Maya Rudolph’s comedy skills and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.

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Sep 21 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: Ch. 36: D’Arcy Carden, Actress | Josh Siegal, Writer | Dylan Morgan, Writer | Morgan Sackett, Executive Producer/Director

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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.

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Dec 07 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #12: Ch. 13: Michael Schur, Creator

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Chapter 13: The Good Place creator and executive producer Michael Schur takes a break from the writers' room to shoot the shirt with host and performer Marc Evan Jackson. Michael talks about identifying with TV characters he's written from The Office and Parks and Recreation, the differences in writing and producing artful media vs. big budget entertainment, his nods to Damon Lindelof's "Lost," the funny history behind his Twitter handle and a shirt-ton more.

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Aug 10 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #13: Ch. 37: William Jackson Harper, Actor| Nicole Byer, Guest Star| Matt Quezada, Associate Producer

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The Good Place associate producer Matt Quezada, actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi), and guest star Nicole Byer (Gwendolyn) shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about shooting a “bottle” episode (all in one location), Nicole’s guest spot as the mailroom clerk and how she approached playing someone in the actual Good Place, Chidi and Eleanor’s (Kristen Bell) date, the evolution of Janet’s (D’Arcy Carden) character, and a fork-load of funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. 


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Jan 11 2019

53mins

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Rank #14: Ch. 31: D’Arcy Carden, Actress | Megan Amram, Writer | Eric Kissack, Editor

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The Good Place writer Megan Amram, actress D’Arcy Carden and editor Eric Kissack shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how Eric and Mike Schur decide on what scenes to cut when editing an episode, where the afterlife timeline “Jeremy Bearimy” comes from, William Jackson Harper revealing his ripped body on TV and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.

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Oct 19 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #15: Ch. 6: Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan, Writers

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Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with The Good Place comedy writing team Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan about the uniqueness of the writers’ room, insights into “Michael,” including Ted Danson’s amazing acting performance, protecting the plot twist and a fork-ton more. 


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Jul 06 2018

49mins

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Rank #16: Ch. 21: Jason Mantzoukas, Actor | Jeff Rosenberg, Second Assistant Director

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Actor Jason Mantzoukas (Derek) and second assistant director Jeff Rosenberg shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about Jason’s improv and sketch-comedy acting background and discuss performing in the Mike Schur universe in TV shows Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and now The Good Place. They also talk about Jeff’s air-traffic-controller-like skills as a key second A.D. and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.

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Sep 04 2018

52mins

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Rank #17: Ch. 25: Kristen Bell, Actress

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Actress Kristen Bell shoots the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the joys of acting with Maya Rudolph with her ability to improv, Kristen’s love of Friday Night Lights and Kyle Chandler, the importance of reactions in a performance, why she wants to know what Mike Schur really thinks of her and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.

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Sep 18 2018

34mins

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Rank #18: Ch. 7: D’Arcy Carden, Actress | Megan Amram, Writer

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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. 

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Jul 13 2018

41mins

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Rank #19: Ch. 14/15: Jen Statsky & Joe Mande, Writers | Trent O’Donnell, Director

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The Good Place writers Jen Statsky and Joe Mande and director Trent O’Donnell shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how Mike Schur forces the writers to act on TV, Jameela Jamil’s stunning fashion, Ted Danson’s phenomenal performance as Michael in Season 2 and a shirt-ton of funny behind-the-scenes stories.


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Aug 14 2018

1hr

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Rank #20: Bonus Episode: Full Panel at ATX Television Festival with Marc Evan Jackson and D’Arcy Carden

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In this bonus episode, Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) and D’Arcy Carden (Janet) join ATX Television Festival panel host Ben Blacker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast) to talk about what happens behind the scenes of The Good Place: The Podcast. They also discuss lots of great anecdotes about shooting the show, including the cast meeting for the first time, the table read for Season 3’s finale episode, Marc Evan Jackson doing his own stunts and lots more. 


For information on how to attend next year’s festival (June 4-7, 2020), please visit: atxfestival.com.

To hear and see more panels, Q&As and conversations from ATX: 

  • Subscribe to ATX's own original podcast, The TV Campfire
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  • Follow ATX on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @ATXFestival


The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019

Aug 12 2019

52mins

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