We all need someone to yell, laugh and cry at the television with. And everyone needs a reliable tv companion podcast to for the day after. So, we’ve gathered some of the best watch-along podcasts for fans of any and all genres.
Excited about the newest Marvel release? Need to get a second opinion on the newest episode of Bachelor in Paradise? Realizing you never watched the critically acclaimed Band of Brothers and now there’s a podcast to watch along with? Here is our list of the best TV companion podcasts out there.
Pop Culture Happy Hour
NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour” has truly cemented its place on top of the pop culture pillar. Every weekday, art journalists Linda, Glen, Stephen and Aisha (along with guest pop culture experts) dish out recommendations and reviews on the newest movies, shows, books, video games, music and more. Recent episodes include assessing Brooklyn 99‘s complicated legacy and a review of Steve Martin’s newest venture with Only Murders in the Building.
Click Bait with Bachelor Nation
From Wondery comes “Click Bait with Bachelor Nation,” the best TV companion podcast for one of television’s largest franchises. Fan favorite Tayshia Adams, Joe “Grocery Joe” Amabile and Natasha Parker are clicking on all the clickbait so you won’t have to. They are breaking down the wildest headlines and weirdest news stories of the week along with the newest Bachelor drama with a celebrity guest.
Crooked Media’s newest venture into pop culture comes in the form of “X-Ray Vision.” Emmy-award winner Jason Concepcion is hosting this new podcast that will be covering all of the newest things in film, TV, and comics. You’ll be able to test your fandom knowledge for all your favorite franchises with “X-Ray Vision.”
FBOY Island: The Podcast
For any fans HBO Max’s first reality dating show, “FBOY Island: The Podcast” is screaming at the television just as much as you. Follow the wild dating show with comedians Jared Goldstein and Danielle Perez who are all in for all of the cringe, all of the poor decision-making, and all of the drama that comes with 24 men and three women. Also, they are frequently joined by the women and eliminated men for the real story of what’s happened on the island.
Watch What Crappens
Bravo’s ultimate love-hate watch podcast “Watch What Crappens” is ready to praise and ridicule any show that is thrown their way. From any Real Housewives series to Below Deck to Shahs of Sunset, hosts Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam are recapping all of the trash tv we’re obsessed with.
Band of Brothers Podcast
HBO Max’s groundbreaking show Band of Brothers just reached its 20th anniversary, so rewatch the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning epic with “Band of Brothers Podcast.” Cast members from the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg miniseries are giving rich interviews on this new HBO Max podcast.