‘Julia,’ ‘Euphoria,’ ‘And Just Like That…:’ 11 companion podcasts to maximize your HBO Max-watching experiences

TV & Film April 21, 2022

We have plenty of HBO Max companion podcasts to stream alongside your favorite shows. Episodes take listeners behind the scenes with cast, crew, and creatives, as they discuss how they brought these shows to life.

This list rounds up some newer podcasts for shows like Julia and Euphoria. To look back at older HBO favorites, check out the “Band of Brothers Podcast” and “Truest Blood.” Hear from John Cena on an episode of “Podly: The Peacemaker Podcast.”

There’s a podcast about some of the best movies streaming on HBO Max like the Harry Potter film series, Clueless, and A Star is Born. Scroll through to check out our complete list of HBO Max companion podcasts:

HBO Max Movie Club

Listen to ‘HBO Max Movie Club’

Join the “HBO Max Movie Club,” a one-stop-shop for film commentaries, guest appearances, and interviews all about the streaming service’s new releases and classics. Hear about films like The Matrix Trilogy from its actors, producers, directors, and and more. This series is hosted by comedian Matt Rogers (Las Culturistas), so we can bet we’ll be taken along for a fun ride each episode.

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Dishing on Julia, the Official Julia Companion Podcast

Listen to ‘Dishing on Julia, the Official Julia Companion Podcast’

Julia Child was the OG celebrity chef, turning the culinary arts into quite the spectator sport. HBO’s Julia is inspired by the iconic chef’s life, and there’s a companion podcast that goes behind the scenes.

Host Kerry Diamond from Radio Cherry Bombe will chat with the show’s cast, creatives, crew, and more about the Julia’s talent, joie de vivre, and how she changed cuisine and culture. Additional guests will include modern culinary stars and thought leaders who share their perspectives and connections to Julia.

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And Just Like That… The Writers Room

Listen to ‘And Just Like That… The Writers Room’

And Just Like That… The Writers Room” dove into Sex and the City’s reboot with writer and director Michael Patrick King and executive producers Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg. They welcomed writers Samantha Irby, Rachna Fruchbom, and Keli Goff to the podcast to analyze new episodes 11 years after the final Sex and the City aired. Tune in for behind-the-scenes stories and interviews with more special guests. This series is presented by HBO Max and Pineapple Street Studios.

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Raised by Wolves: The Podcast

Listen to ‘Raised by Wolves: The Podcast’

Raised by Wolves is a dystopian drama by Executive Producers Ridley Scott and Aaron Guzikowski. In this companion series, host Holly Frey (“Stuff You Missed In History Class”) unpacks the series’ biggest questions in conversation with the show’s creators and bright minds from science and tech.

They’ll use episode scenes to start exploring topics like space travel, artificial intelligence, or religious wars. Not to worry if you haven’t watched this series yet – this podcast is informative for listeners who like learning about the future roles technology will play in our lives and culture.

Euphoria: A Post Show Recap

Euphoria: A Post Show Recap

Listen to ‘Euphoria: A Post Show Recap’

If you’re obsessed with Euphoria and already binged all available seasons, this podcast is for you. Hosts Grace Leeder and Aman Adwin analyze every episode on “Euphoria: A Post Show Recap.” 

Get into the characters’ surprising drama, the unknown future, and why this series has captivated millions, including Gen Z-ers. Episodes also dive into the show’s cultural impact and how the aesthetics have been adapted by fans and followers in real life.

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Station Eleven: The Podcast

Listen to ‘Station Eleven: The Podcast’

Station Eleven is set in an apocalyptic world that was destroyed by a flu pandemic. The surviving characters attempt to rebuild society. The TV show is based on the book by Emily St. John Mandel and was created by Patrick Somerville. On the podcast, Patrick co-hosts with writer Angelica Jade Bastién (New York Magazine/Vulture) to unpack the TV show’s plot, characters, and interview cast and crew members.

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Podly: The Peacemaker Podcast

Listen to ‘Podly: The Peacemaker Podcast’

John Cena stars in HBO Max and DC’s Peacemaker. On this companion series, hosts/fans Ify Nwadiwe and Fiona Nova are recapping every hilarious moment, beastly action scene, and more. They’ll chat with cast, crew, and creatives from the show. John Cena joins the podcast on episode 7.

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Murders at White House Farm: The Podcast

Listen to ‘Murders at White House Farm: The Podcast’

“The Murders at White House Farm: The Podcast,” is a terrifying 7-episode companion listen to the TV series. in 1985, 5 family members were killed in a town outside Essex, England. Sheila Caffell, who was previously diagnosed with schizophrenia, was said to have shot her adoptive parents and twin sons before shooting herself.

Several facts did not make sense, and suddenly, her brother was a person of interest. This series explains the case’s complexities with host Lauren Bright Pacheco, the TV show’s creators, and author of The Murders at White House Farm, Carol Ann Lee.

Truest Blood

Listen to ‘Truest Blood’

True Blood co-stars Deborah Ann Woll and Kristin Bauer are trekking back to Bon Temps to chat about the HBO Original series. They will be joined by guests like vamp champ Alan Ball to share stories from set, remember their favorite moments, how the show got made, and more.

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Band of Brothers Podcast

Listen to ‘Band of Brothers Podcast’

The “Band of Brothers Podcast” celebrates the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning TV miniseries’ 20th anniversary in 12 episodes. The podcast delves into the show’s themes, including heroism, interviews cast members, and explores the TV show’s episodes.

The Official Hacks Podcast

Listen to ‘The Official Hacks Podcast’

Hacks creators Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs and Jen Statsky will be joined by special guest every week for “The Official Hacks Podcast.” Hear Hacks star Hannah Einbinder, D’Arcy Carden, Margaret Cho, and more host a behind-the-scene roundtable about every decision that went into the making of the Primetime Emmy Award winning show.

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