The Watch

The Watch

The Watch

CATEGORY: TV & Film
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.
  1. July 14, 2022
    1 hr 16 min
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    Emmy Nominations and 'Thor: Love and Thunder' Reactions
    Chris and Andy return to chat trailers, awards, and more! They begin by reacting to the extended trailer for ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ (5:50). They then discuss recent news of Emmy noms and sn…
  2. July 12, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    The Return of ‘Better Call Saul’, Plus, the Season 3 Finale of ‘The Boys’
    Chris and Andy return to share their thoughts on the most recent episode of ‘Better Call Saul’. They pay homage to the show's incredible writing (2:00), wonder what the fallout of this episode will be (15:00),…
  3. July 07, 2022
    59 min
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    Our Mid-2022 Top 10 Shows
    Chris and Andy are back to count down the best shows of the year … so far! They begin the episode by discussing the runners-up that didn't make their top 10 lists (1:10), then divulge their contenders for best…
  4. June 30, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    Colby Minifie on ‘The Boys’ Season 3, Plus Why You Should Be Watching ‘Irma Vep’
    Andy talks about ‘The Old Man’ getting renewed for a second season, and why you should give the new HBO show ‘Irma Vep’ a chance (1:00). Then, he's joined by actress Colby Minifie to talk about her work as a st…
  5. June 27, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    Seven Reasons Why We Love ‘The Bear,' Plus ‘The Boys’ Check-in and ‘The Old Man'
    Chris and Andy talk about the third episode of ‘The Old Man’ and what marks some turning points for the show (6:25). Then, they do a midseason check-in with ‘The Boys’ (20:22) before talking about why they love…
  6. June 23, 2022
    1 hr 15 min
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    Jon Snow Returns and the Letdown of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi.’ Plus, Jeremy Allen White on His Exciting New Show, ‘The Bear.’
    Chris and Andy talk about the news that a ‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow sequel series is in the works and what that could look like (1:00). Then they talk about the season finale of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ (13:23) and th…
  7. June 16, 2022
    53 min
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    ‘The Old Man’ Is A Classic Thriller. Plus, the ‘Hacks’ Renewal and ‘Industry’ Is Coming Back
    Chris and Andy touch on some news and notes, like ‘Hacks’ getting renewed for a third season (1:00), Andy making his way through ‘For All Mankind’ (15:15), and ‘Industry’ Season 2 getting a release date (19:00)…
  8. June 13, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    The ‘Barry’ Season Finale. Plus, ‘Hacks’ Season 2 With Creators Jen Statsky, Lucia Aniello, and Paul W. Downs
    Chris and Andy talk about the Season 3 finale of ‘Barry’ and what puts this show in the conversation for best things they’ve seen this year (1:00). Then they talk briefly about the new Ben Whishaw show ‘This Is…
  9. June 09, 2022
    1 hr 18 min
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    The Shake-Up At Disney, 'Obi-Wan Kenobi,' and Gail Simmons on This Season of 'Top Chef'
    Chris and Andy talk about Peter Rice, Disney's top TV executive, being ousted from the company and what it might mean for the brand's streaming plans going forward (1:00). Then, they talk briefly about the late…
  10. June 06, 2022
    55 min
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    ‘The Boys’ Is Back and More Gory Than Ever. Plus, ‘Barry’ Is Only Getting Better
    Chris and Andy talk about some of the news coming out of Netflix's Geeked Week, including a new show from the creators of ‘Dark’ (1:00). Then, they talk about the return of ‘The Boys’ for its third season and h…
  11. June 02, 2022
    1 hr 31 min
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    ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Was Great, Here’s What It Needed More of. Plus, Emmy Rossum on ‘Angelyne’
    Chris and Andy talk about what they loved about ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and what the action-packed movie could have used even more of (1:00). Then they talk about the latest episode of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ (38:04), bef…
  12. May 31, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    The Finale of ‘We Own This City’ With Showrunner George Pelecanos
    Chris and Andy are joined by George Pelecanos, the showrunner for ‘We Own This City,’ to talk about why he felt compelled to tell this story and return to the setting of Baltimore (9:34), Jon Bernthal’s perform…
  13. May 27, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    Breaking Down the First Two Episodes of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi.' Plus: 'Top Chef: Houston'.
    Chris and Andy talk about the first two episode of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' (11:09) and the efforts the show is making to differentiate itself from 'The Mandalorian' and 'The Book of Boba Fett' (23:54). Then they talk…
  14. May 24, 2022
    1 hr 7 min
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    The ‘Better Call Saul’ Midseason Finale. Plus, the New ‘Mission: Impossible’ Trailer and ‘Barry’
    Chris and Andy talk about the new trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One’ (1:00). Then, they get into the midseason finale of ‘Better Call Saul’ and reignite the debate on whether it’s bette…
  15. May 20, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    ‘Star Wars’ Says That TV Was the Plan All Along, Plus the ‘Atlanta’ Season 3 Finale
    Chris and Andy talk about the 'Vanity Fair' piece on Lucasfilm’s efforts to create a fleet of ‘Star Wars’ TV shows, and how there are seemingly no new movies on the horizon (1:00). Then, they talk about ‘She-Hu…
  16. May 17, 2022
    55 min
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    ‘Better Call Saul’ Paces Itself. Plus, Will ‘Conversations With Friends’ Take Off Like ‘Normal People’ Did?
    Chris and Andy talk about the final episode of the first half of ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 6 (1:00) and whether the final season needed to be split into two parts (15:48). Then they talk about the first few epi…
  17. May 12, 2022
    1 hr 19 min
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    Don’t Forget About ‘Hacks.’ Plus, ‘We Own This City’ Ep. 3, and Lewis Pullman of ‘Outer Range’
    Chris and Andy talk about the return of ‘Hacks’ for its second season, and why it’s a show you should make time for despite the current deluge of television (1:00). Then, they talk about the third episode of ‘W…
  18. May 10, 2022
    1 hr 11 min
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    Better Call Saul’ S6E5, ‘Doctor Strange’ Is Back, and Jamie Hector on ‘We Own This City’
    Chris and Andy talk about the uneventfulness of this week’s episode of ‘Better Call Saul’ as we near the end of the first half of the final season (1:00). Then, they talk about the lack of stakes and poor speci…
  19. May 05, 2022
    1 hr 27 min
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    The 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' and 'House of Dragon' Trailers, and an 'Atlanta' Season 3 Check In. Plus: Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian.
    Chris and Andy talk about the 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' and 'House of Dragon' trailers that dropped this week and whether or not event-izing TV is the only way to get people to watch it (1:00). Then they talk about the…
  20. May 03, 2022
    1 hr 3 min
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    ‘Better Call Saul’ S6E4, Plus Thoughts on ‘Barry’ and ‘Winning Time’
    Chris and Andy talk about the latest episode of ‘Better Call Saul,’ and the hollowness of Jimmy and Kim’s relationship (1:00). Then, they catch up on ‘Winning Time’ (29:30), ‘Barry’ (47:53), and that feeling wh…

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