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The Watch

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Rank #25 in TV & Film category

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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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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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2428 Ratings
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1967
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111

Can I tell you how I really feel about English muffins?

By Tm645 - Sep 06 2019
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Been listening since grantland- this was Andy’s hottest take

Love Their Insight!

By Erinln74 - Jul 30 2019
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I love this show, and look forward to every episode!!

iTunes Ratings

2428 Ratings
Average Ratings
1967
208
91
51
111

Can I tell you how I really feel about English muffins?

By Tm645 - Sep 06 2019
Read more
Been listening since grantland- this was Andy’s hottest take

Love Their Insight!

By Erinln74 - Jul 30 2019
Read more
I love this show, and look forward to every episode!!
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The Watch

Updated 5 days ago

Rank #25 in TV & Film category

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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.

Rank #1: Ep. 58: 'Stranger Things,' 'The Night Of,' and Facebook Live Q&A

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The Ringer's Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss Netflix's surprising 'Stranger Things' and the second episode of HBO's 'The Night Of.' Then they do a Facebook Live question-and-answer session (41:25).
Jul 20 2016
57 mins
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Rank #2: Dissecting the 'Game of Thrones' Season Finale With Binge Mode Cohosts Jason Concepcion and Mallory Rubin (Ep. 180)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald provide their instant takes on the finale and overall season of 'Game of Thrones' (0:30). Later 'Binge Mode' cohosts Jason Concepcion and Mallory Rubin join Chris to further dissect and examine what worked and what did not in 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 (18:30) and what we can expect from the forthcoming 'Game of Thrones' spinoffs (45:00).

Aug 28 2017
55 mins
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Rank #3: Reactions to ‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ Trailers, Plus: Succession S2E3 | The Watch

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Netflix released a trailer for 'El Camino' over the weekend, and if ‘Better Call Saul’ is any indication, this continuation of the ‘Breaking Bad’ world will be good as well (1:27). If we were cautiously optimistic about ‘The Mandalorian’ before, we’re all in after watching the trailer (12:08). Plus, breaking down ‘Succession’ S2E3 (26:19).


Host: Chris Ryan

Guests: Andy Greenwald and Jason Concepcion

Aug 26 2019
45 mins
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Rank #4: Ep. 77: 'Designated Survivor' and Political TV Coverage With Jon Favreau

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The Ringer's Chris Ryan, Andy Greenwald, and Jon Favreau team up to break down ABC's new political drama, 'Designated Survivor.' Then, the trio dives into the current political landscape on television and Trump's appearance on 'The Tonight Show' with Jimmy Fallon.
Sep 19 2016
51 mins
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Rank #5: 'Avengers: Infinity War’ Mega-pod and Why You Should Watch ‘Killing Eve’ (Ep. 253)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald review this weekend’s massive blockbuster, ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ and discuss its plot, emotional stakes, and impressive accomplishment (2:00). Later, they discuss one of their favorite shows on television right now, ‘Killing Eve’ (51:00).


*This episode contains spoilers


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Apr 30 2018
58 mins
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Rank #6: Breaking Down the First Half of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 and ‘Succession’ Episode 2, Season 2 | The Watch

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We break down the first five episodes from ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, including a brief recap of Season 1 (1:00), the shooting style of the show (11:17), and the different serial killers we’ve met so far (31:44). Plus: the second episode of our ‘Succession’ aftershow, ‘Number One Boys’ (42:58).


Host: Chris Ryan

Guest: Jason Concepcion

Aug 19 2019
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #7: 'Game of Thrones,' Comic-Con Trailers, and 'Dunkirk,' Plus Matthew Lillard on 'Twin Peaks' and Working in Hollywood (Ep. 170)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss last night’s episode of Game of Thrones ‘Stormborn’ (3:00) and the big new trailers coming out of Comic Con like ‘Stranger Things 2’ and ‘Westworld’ (12:00) before reviewing Dunkirk (26:45). Later, Matthew Lillard stops by to discuss his recent run on Twin Peaks, his time at Comic Con and what it's like working on set with David Lynch as well as his experience as a working actor in Hollywood (37:00).

Jul 24 2017
1 hour 19 mins
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Rank #8: How Spider-Man’s Split From Marvel Will Impact Fans of the Franchise, Plus ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2, Episodes 6-9 | The Watch

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News broke this week that Spider-Man will be exiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney and Sony were unable to reach a deal to coproduce the franchise (1:00). What does this mean for fans of the movies and the future of the MCU (5:47)? Plus, we break down episodes 6 through 9 of ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2 (12:58).


Host: Chris Ryan

Guest: Jason Concepcion

Aug 23 2019
46 mins
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Rank #9: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Deep Dive (Ep. 212)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald go all in on ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,' reviewing their favorite moments, performances, fan theories, and much more.

**The episode contains spoilers

Dec 18 2017
52 mins
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Rank #10: Ep. 128: 'Get Out,' 'Logan,' and Other Movies With K. Austin Collins

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and K. Austin Collins discuss the movies they’re most excited about right now, starting with the hit new film ‘Get Out’ (1:50). Later, they discuss 'Logan' (19:00), The Lost City of Z' (30:05), 'Kong: Skull Island' (37:00), 'Alien: Covenant' (42:15), and more.
Mar 02 2017
46 mins
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Rank #11: Ep. 125: The Oscars' Surprise Ending

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan, Andy Greenwald, and Amanda Dobbins react to and unpack the Oscars' shocking ending (1:30), the curious case of the envelope (30:10), and other noteworthy Oscar moments.
Feb 27 2017
36 mins
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Rank #12: Breaking Down the End of ‘Game of Thrones’ | The Watch

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The end of ‘Game of Thrones’ was a tale of two finales (1:06). We parse through the ending of the show (6:59), attempt to tie up loose ends (32:30), and make predictions for what will fill the vacuum left by ‘Game of Thrones’ (59:06).


Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

May 20 2019
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #13: Critiquing 'Game of Thrones' and Previewing the Fall TV Season (Ep. 178)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald unpack Sunday night’s 'Game of Thrones' episode, "Beyond the Wall," and critique some of the show's mechanics (1:00). Then Chris and Andy discuss what they are looking for in the upcoming fall TV season (33:00).

Aug 21 2017
51 mins
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Rank #14: 'Game of Thrones' Returns and Disney Unveils a New 'Star Wars' Resort (Ep. 168)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss and review the Season 7 premiere of ‘Game of Thrones’ (5:00). Later, they discuss the unveiling of Disney’s new Star Wars–themed resort, Galaxy’s Edge and Marvel Avengers news (32:00), before circling back to Season 2 of ‘Master of None’ (46:00).

Jul 17 2017
58 mins
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Rank #15: Ep. 51: 'Game of Thrones' Finale, 'The Night Of,' and Jay Z's New Single

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The Ringer's Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald on the 'Game of Thrones' season finale and what's next for the franchise, HBO's new miniseries 'The Night Of,' and Jay Z's return to the mic.
Jun 27 2016
52 mins
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Rank #16: Ep. 78: 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail

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The Ringer's Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald bring on 'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail to discuss the Season 2 finale (6:00), working outside the conventions of TV (15:35), Esmail's desire to ignore traditional plot points (28:00), the elasticity of shows like 'Atlanta' (36:00), comparisons between 'Mr. Robot' and 'The Empire Strikes Back' (46:00), defining the "true north" of a show (53:00), and the must-watch TV heading into the fall (59:00).
Sep 23 2016
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #17: Ep. 90: 'The Walking Dead' Premiere, 'Westworld,' and 'Black Mirror' With Jason Concepcion

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The Ringer's Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss the gruesome return of 'The Walking Dead' and where the show went off the rails (8:00), more 'Westworld' theories with Ringer staff writer Jason Concepcion (27:15), and the impressive execution of 'Black Mirror' (46:30).
Oct 24 2016
59 mins
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Rank #18: 'Game of Thrones,' and Mark Duplass on ‘Room 104’ and Collaboration (Ep. 174)

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The Ringer’s Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald discuss last night’s epic 'Game of Thrones' episode, "The Spoils of War" (1:00), before sitting down with Mark Duplass of ‘Togetherness’ and ‘The One I Love’ to discuss his new HBO series 'Room 104,' his experience in Hollywood, and the value of collaboration (24:00).

Aug 07 2017
1 hour 1 min
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Rank #19: ‘Game of Thrones’ Goes Back to the Basics (for Better or for Worse), Plus ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ | The Watch

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We recap the first episode of Season 8 of ‘Game of Thrones,' breaking down what we liked and didn’t like from the season premiere (02:01). Then we look ahead to ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ (39:10).

Apr 15 2019
56 mins
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Rank #20: The Best Television Shows of 2018 With Sam Esmail | The Watch (Ep. 314)

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‘Homecoming’ and ‘Mr. Robot’ creator Sam Esmail joins to give his picks for the best television shows of the year (9:03), talk about what he was looking for in TV this year (45:49), and his favorite performances of 2018 (72:53).

Hosts: Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

Guest: Sam Esmail

Check out The Ringer’s list of best television shows of 2018 here.

Dec 13 2018
1 hour 19 mins
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