April showers, streaming for hours: 11 podcasts all about Netflix favorites and must-watches

TV & Film April 7, 2022

Calling all Netflix flexers to check out these podcasts all about the latest shows, classics, and recommendations. There are companion podcasts going behind the scenes of documentaries and shows chatting with cast and crew from scripted dramas like Inventing Anna and The Crown. “Bridgerton: The Official Podcast” is releasing new episodes starting April 7.

With these Netflix podcasts, embrace your inner Lady Whistledown and hear podcasters spill the hot tea on what they’re watching and why you should be watching them, too. Some of these Netflix podcasts also pull together monthly, must-watch lists for y’all. Happy streaming!

10/10 (Would Recommend)

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Hosts Tolani Shoneye and Gena-mour Barrett share what they’re watching and recommend shows, ranging from new hits to hidden gems. In candid conversations, Tolani, Gena-mour, and guests from the Netflix world are helping you pick what to watch next so you can spend more time watching. Recent episodes discussed Bridgerton Season 2, Top Boy, and Selling Sunset Season 4.

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You Can’t Make This Up

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Rebecca Lavoie takes listeners behind the scenes of Netflix’s documentaries and films with “You Can’t Make This Up.” In weekly episodes, she’ll chat with actors, filmmakers, and contributors who brought stories to life on screen. Recent episodes covered The Andy Warhol Documentaries, Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King, and Bad Vegan. Earlier this year, there were several episodes on The Tinder Swindler.

Netflix is a Daily Joke

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Daily episodes share bite-sized jokes from Netflix comedians. Short and sweet, episodes are under 5 minutes a pop. Hear comics like Amy Schumer joking about her proposal, Colin Quinn on the New York Personality, and what Bill Burr had to say about McDonald’s.

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We Have the Receipts

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Chris Burns and Lauren Speed-Hamilton dish on Netflix’s unscripted shows on “We Have the Receipts.” Recent episodes recapped Love is Blind and chatted with the show’s fan-favorite couple, Iyanna and Jarrette. Life After Death star, Tyler Henry, talked about clairvoyance, the other side, and what viewers can expect on his show.

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Bridgerton: The Official Podcast

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“Bridgerton: The Official Podcast” is back with new episodes on the heels of Netflix’s Season 2. Like Lady Whistledown, host Gabrielle Collins will gossip about the show with guests. Gabrielle recently interviewed actress Nicola Coughlan (Penelope Featherington) and director Tricia Brock. This series is presented by Shondaland Audio.

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Inventing Anna: The Official Podcast

Listen to ‘Inventing Anna: The Official Podcast’

If you’ve already binged Inventing Anna and cannot hear enough about con artist Anna Sorokin, this companion podcast is a must-listen. This podcast sits down with the show’s creator, Shonda Rimes, cast, crew, and journalist Jessica Pressler, who broke the story with New York Magazine in May 2018. We’ll also hear from more real-life people who inspired the on-screen, scripted drama. “Inventing Anna: The Official Podcast” is presented by Shondaland Audio.

The Last Movie Ever Made

The Last Movie Ever Made: The Don’t Look Up Podcast

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Adam McKay wanted to write a comedy in 2020 making fun and pointing out the severity of climate change. 2020 charted a different course, and these themes morphed into the apocalyptic disaster film, Don’t Look Up. In this podcast, hear from Adam, the film’s cast, and crew about living through real-life crises while filming catastrophic fictional events. Episodes chat with Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Tyler Perry, Ariana Grande, Timothée Chalamet, Rob Morgan, Himesh Patel, and more.

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I’m Obsessed with This

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Bobby Finger invites guests to share why they’re wild about a Netflix series on “I’m Obsessed with This.” While the last episodes were posted in 2020, it’s still a fun resource to hear about classics and older releases like Penny Dreadful, Schitt’s Creek, The Politician, and more.

Why Are People Watching This?

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Hosts Dave, Justin, and Ashley watch #1 shows on Netflix and try to determine why they’re popular. They’ll unpack true crime documentaries, medical dramas, ’90s sitcoms, Korean sci-fi, Hallmark Christmas films, and more. Their reactions are witty, insightful, and loaded with “that oh-so Canadian brand of wholesome irreverence and humble exasperation.”

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The Crown: The Official Podcast

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Edith Bowman hosts “The Crown: The Official Podcast,” a companion series following Netflix’s TV episodes. Go behind the scenes with the showrunner, writer, and creator, Peter Morgan, and cast members Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson, Helena Bonham Carter, and more.

Netflix Life: A Streaming TV Podcast

Listen to ‘Netflix Life: A Streaming TV Podcast’

FanSided Entertainment’s Bryce Olin and Cody Schultz guide listeners through Netflix with recommendations and honest opinions. From what they think about Bridgerton to rounding up lists of shows and movies you won’t want to miss, “Netflix Life: A Streaming TV Podcast” has plenty of options for your next binge.

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