Get ready for the SAG Awards: 10 companion podcasts and interviews with nominees to stream before the ceremony
This year, the SAG Awards will stream on Netflix’s YouTube channel and then move to the streamer in 2024. The Awards ceremony will happen on Sunday, Feb. 26 at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Get ready for the big night with some interviews with nominees and companion podcasts for nominated shows and films.
We’ve gathered several podcasts chatting with nominees including Elvis‘ Austin Butler, Wednesday’s Jenna Ortega, Steven Spielberg, and The Banshees of Inisherin‘s Colin Farrell. Catch up on favorite films and TV shows with companion podcasts for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Crown, Hacks, Inventing Anna, and more.
On this “Podcrushed” rerun, Wednesday star Jenna Ortega chatted about body image, representation, therapy, and her experience working with Tim Burton. Ortega is nominated in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series category.
OnWriting: A Podcast of the WGA East
Recent episodes chatted with nominees. Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner talked about The Fabelmans in conversation with Judd Apatow. Host Alison Herman talked to writer/director Sarah Polley about adapting a book into Women Talking.
Pop Culture Happy Hour
The sci-fi action comedy Everything Everywhere All At Once takes place in many dimensions and stars Michelle Yeoh. The film has a slew of SAG Award Nominations, and this episode re-aired “Pop Culture Happy Hour’s” conversation about the film.
Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast
Ta-Nehisi Coates chats with cast and crew on “Wakanda Forever: The Official Black Panther Podcast,” taking listeners behind the scenes, honoring the late Chadwick Boseman, exploring the films’ cultural impact, and more. Earlier this year, the podcast celebrated the first Black Panther film’s five year anniversary. Angela Bassett is nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role award. The film snagged a nomination in the Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture category.
Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist
For his knockout role in Elvis, Austin Butler is nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role award. He stopped by “Sunday Sitdown with Willie Geist” to chat about winning a Golden Globe, hosting Saturday Night Live, and future roles.
The Crown: The Official Podcast
Host Edith Bowman dives into every episode on Netflix’s “The Crown: The Official Podcast.” Hear from cast, crew, and the many talented folks from The Crown including the creator Peter Morgan, cast members like Imelda Staunton, Elizabeth Debicki, Dominic West, and Jonathan Pryce. The show is nominated for an Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award. Debicki is nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series award.
Variety Awards Circuit
On this episode of “Variety Awards Circuit,” The Banshees of Inisherin star Colin Farrell spoke about the film and his next role playing the Penguin on “The Batman’s” TV version. Farrell is nominated for the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role award among the film’s additional nominations. Babylon composer Justin Hurwitz also joined this episode. Babylon is nominated for an Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award.
Only Murders in the Building Podcast
Straw Hut Media’s “Only Murders in the Building Podcast” features interviews with the show’s directors, writers, and cast members. Hosts Elizabeth Keener and Kevin Lawn race to find clues alongside the show’s main characters Mabel, Charles, and Oliver. Every episode, the hosts pinned their suspicions on a suspect. Only Murders in the Building is nominated in categories such as Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series.
Inventing Anna: The Official Podcast
Julia Garner played the notorious con artist who swindled millions from New York’s elite and investors in Inventing Anna. She’s nominated for an award in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series category. Catch up on the Netflix series with this official companion podcast featuring interviews with the series cast, crew, and creatives.
The Official Hacks Podcast
“Hacks” scored nominations in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series category among others. HBO Max’s podcast features Hacks’ creators Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, and Jen Statsky with guest hosts. Hear about writers’ decisions behind the main characters Deborah Vance and Ava Daniels, as well as what goes into making a hit series.