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NBC's "Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. In his “Sunday Sitdowns,” Geist chats with some of the biggest names in news and pop culture, from actors and musicians to presi…

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    • Jan 29, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
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    Ana De Armas (September 2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2023 50:42


    In the movie Blonde, Ana De Armas is in every scene playing the lead role of Marilyn Monroe. Director Andrew Dominik has been developing the fictionalized movie, based on a novel, for more than a decade. He cast De Armas as the lead seven years ago when he saw the actress in her first-ever English language film. In the time since, she caught the attention of wider audiences and critics especially with her performance in the popular 2019 movie Knives Out. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown" Willie Geist gets together with De Armas just before the premiere of her latest film to talk about what it took to play Monroe and the path that got her here. (Original broadcast date: September 18, 2022) 

    Common 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 48:43


    In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Willie met up with Grammy, Oscar and Emmy-winning musician and actor Common. They discussed his Broadway debut in a Pulitzer Prize winning play and his path to that stage through a life of hip-hop and activism.

    Lily Collins (March 2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2023 38:00


    In its first month of streaming in the fall of 2020, Emily in Paris captured the attention of millions of viewers and made actress Lily Collins a bona fide star around the world. But Collins' latest role in the intense, claustrophobic film Windfall is a world away from Paris. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to Collins about that movie, as well as the global success of Emily in Paris and what it was like growing up the daughter of legendary musician Phil Collins. (Original broadcast date: March 27, 2022)

    Special Preview: Making Space with Hoda Kotb - Season 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2023 1:16


    Join Hoda as she continues on a journey of self-discovery and exploration of the resilience of the human spirit. This season you'll hear from guests like motivational speaker & author Mel Robbins, country icon Wynonna Judd, and more!  Listen to the first two episodes now, and follow for new episodes every Monday: https://link.chtbl.com/ms_fd_s3

    Alexandra Daddario

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 30:29


    Alexandra Daddario's career has taken her from soap operas, to blockbusters, to dramatic performances that have made her one of Hollywood's brightest young stars. Her latest role comes in a series based on the supernatural novels of the legendary Anne Rice. Daddario and Willie Geist got together in her native New York for a Sunday Sitdown.

    Idina Menzel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 25, 2022 51:23


    Idina Menzel became an international star with the animated movie Frozen. But Menzel already was a star in her own right, known for her performances in Rent and Wicked, with the latter earning her a Tony award. That unmistakable voice and a determination to succeed have taken Menzel from the wedding circuit on her native Long Island, to sold-out arenas across the country. Idina and Willie Geist got together for a Sunday Sitdown at one of the spots in New York where it all started for her.

    Kate Hudson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2022 41:18


    Kate Hudson is part of an all-star cast in the highly-anticipated new Netflix film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Even before it has begun streaming, the movie has been nominated for two Golden Globe awards. Hudson and Willie Geist got together in New York for a Sunday Sitdown.

    Sebastian Maniscalco

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 46:50


    In 1998, an aspiring stand-up comedian named Sebastian Maniscalco left his hometown of Chicago for Los Angeles. He took a job as a waiter at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills, hoping he'd rub elbows with comedy big-shots while pouring their coffee. Today, he is one of the biggest shots in comedy, himself.  In Maniscalco's latest special, he takes his act to Las Vegas. Sebastian and Willie Geist got together in New York at one of the comedy clubs where he made his name.

    Maren Morris

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2022 41:39


    Maren Morris first began to find her now-famous voice as a child, singing at her parents' hair salon in Arlington, Texas. She made her name playing bars across the state before moving to Nashville, where she wrote songs for artists like Tim McGraw and Kelly Clarkson. In 2016, though, Morris recorded one of those songs herself, a love letter to country music called My Church, that became a top-10 hit, won a Grammy, and launched her career. Since then, she has become one of the biggest stars in country music and beyond. In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Maren and Willie Geist got together at a Texas barbecue spot in New York.

    Marcus Mumford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 28:20


    After founding Mumford & Sons nearly 15 years ago, Marcus Mumford has stepped out on his own with a deeply personal new solo album. Willie Geist got together with Marcus in New York for a "Sunday Sitdown."

    Chris Hemsworth

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 32:41


    Before he became a larger-than-life hero of the Marvel cinematic universe, Chris Hemsworth was a young Australian soap opera star. When not wielding the hammer of Thor, the 39-year-old has starred in movies like The Huntsman, the Formula 1 driving film Rush, and, in a memorable turn to comedy, Ghostbusters. Now, the father of three who lives with his family far from Hollywood in Australia, is playing himself in a heart-stopping new series called Limitless. Chris and Willie Geist got together in New York for a Sunday Sitdown.

    Introducing: Murder & Magnolias

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 2:11


    As a bonus for you, we're sharing the trailer for Murder & Magnolias, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline and Keith Morrison.  The story starts with a picture-perfect couple in the land of Spanish moss and sweet magnolias. But when a hit man targets one of them, a plot driven by betrayal and murderous intent unfolds. Listen to the first 2 episodes now for free, or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts. Subscribers get early access to new episodes and can listen to all Dateline podcasts ad-free: https://link.chtbl.com/mm_lwfd

    Daniel Radcliffe

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 36:04


    Daniel Radcliffe was 11 years old when he answered a call to audition for a movie based on the wildly successful Harry Potter books. By the next year, he was the most famous 12-year-old on earth. That first movie made a billion dollars at the box office, setting off a worldwide craze that led to seven more films with Radcliffe starring as Harry. He came out the other side of that 10-year run intact, at just 22 years old, and with the freedom, earned from the success of Harry Potter, to take on only the projects that strike him, like his latest, playing Weird Al Yankovic. Willie Geist got together with the actor in New York City as Radcliffe prepares for his next role, starring in a Stephen Sondheim musical.

    Emma Thompson (June 2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2022 42:17


    In 1995, Emma Thompson took on the challenge of adapting Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility into a successful movie. She was rewarded with an Academy Award for her writing as well as a Best Actress nomination for her performance in that film, capping a run of five Oscar nominations and two wins in just four years. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the British star to talk about cementing her place as one of Hollywood's most beloved actors and her latest, most revealing role yet in the buzzed about film Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. (Original broadcast date: June 19, 2022)

    Hasan Minhaj

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2022 47:16


    Comedian Hasan Minhaj got his big break when he became a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart at the helm. Since then he's had an award-winning series along with stand-up specials on Netflix. Minhaj and Willie Geist got together in New York for a "Sunday Sitdown." 

    Eddie Redmayne

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 39:37


    Eddie Redmayne always knew he wanted a life on stage so he began acting lessons at age 10. By his early 20s, London theater had recognized him as an Outstanding Newcomer to the West End. Soon he made his way to Broadway and Hollywood. Now, the 40-year-old Redmayne is starring in  the chilling Netflix crime drama The Good Nurse  with Jessica Chastain, based on a little known, horrific, true story. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist got together with the actor in New York. 

    Jack Harlow

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 33:45


    Jack Harlow has known his life's purpose since he was a 12-year-old sixth grader rhyming into a microphone from the video game Guitar Hero: He was going to be rapper. His first solo mixtape was a hot-seller in the halls of his Kentucky middle school. Now, the 24-year-old Grammy-nominated star is selling-out venues across the country and around the world. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with the rapper in between his two Boston shows, where fans were packed shoulder-to-shoulder singing along to every word.

    Brandi Carlile

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2022 41:33


    Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Joni Mitchell and Elton John count among Brandi Carlile's heroes. With eight acclaimed albums and six Grammys under her belt, the singer-songwriter can now count them among her fans. On this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with Brandi Carlile to talk about her path from rural Washington to selling out Madison Square Garden and to the IMAX stage for her latest album In The Canyon Haze.   

    Mila Kunis

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 39:40


    Mila Kunis landed her first regular acting gig at 14-years old by fibbing a bit about her age. She would go on to star for eight seasons in That 70s Show across from her future husband, Ashton Kutcher. Since then, the versatile actress has played roles ranging from Meg Griffin on Family Guy to a ballerina with a dark side in Black Swan, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination. Now, she leads the intense new Netflix movie Luckiest Girl Alive based on the bestselling book. Willie Geist and Kunis got together in New York for a Sunday Sitdown.

    John Legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 31:06


    John Legend's famous voice first began to draw a crowd when he sang in his church choir in Springfield, Ohio. After graduating with honors from the Ivy League's University of Pennsylvania, Legend kept a steady day-job while pursuing his dream in music. His debut 2004 album Get Lifted won three Grammy awards, including one for Best New Artist. Since then, he has won nine more Grammys, adding two Emmys, a Tony and an Oscar. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist and Legend got together in New York to talk about his latest album and much more.

    Introducing: Internal Affairs

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 2:18


    As a bonus for you, we're sharing the trailer of Internal Affairs, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline.    A sudden moment of terror launches a frantic search for a costumed killer. Reported by Josh Mankiewicz, Internal Affairs is a story about bad choices, a fatal attraction and people who proudly wore badges at work -- while living lies at home.   Listen to the first 2 episodes now, or subscribe to Dateline Premium on Apple Podcasts to get early access to new episodes: https://link.chtbl.com/ia_fdlw

    Ana De Armas

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 50:42


    In the movie Blonde, Ana De Armas is in every scene playing the lead role of Marilyn Monroe. Director Andrew Dominik has been developing the fictionalized movie, based on a novel, for more than a decade. He cast De Armas as the lead seven years ago when he saw the actress in her first-ever English language film. In the time since, she caught the attention of wider audiences and critics especially with her performance in the popular 2019 movie Knives Out.In this week's "Sunday Sitdown" Willie Geist gets together with De Armas just before the premiere of her latest film to talk about what it took to play Monroe and the path that got her here. 

    Gigi Hadid

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 40:34


    In the decade since signing with a modeling agency at 17 years old, Gigi Hadid has become one of the most famous faces on the planet. Memorable ad campaigns, countless magazine covers and runways around the world have made Gigi a global icon. Now she is realizing a dream of becoming a designer herself with the launch of her new clothing line Guest in Residence. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist sits down with Gigi to talk about her latest venture and how she hopes it will disrupt fashion.

    Regina Hall

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 38:38


    In 2017, Girls Trip the movie brought in a staggering $140 million at the box office. It was a star-making moment for Regina Hall, two decades in the making. She has played memorable roles in The Best Man, Scary Movie, Think Like A Man, and last year's Nine Perfect Strangers. Now she is starring in an acclaimed new movie Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul. in the same year she co-hosted those unforgettable Academy Awards. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist sits down with the actress to talk about her latest role and the path that got her here.

    Ed Sheeran

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 33:40


    In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Ed Sheeran to talk about his latest album, Equals, his new daughter, and his path from busking on the streets of London to the highest-grossing tour in the history of music. (Original broadcast date January 2, 2022)

    Jane Krakowski

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 52:12


    Jane Krakowski has been working steadily on television, in the movies and on Broadway since she was a teenager, breaking out with a Golden Globe nominated performance on the series Ally McBeal. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actress to talk about a career that has taken her from that memorable role to 30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and a Tony Award on Broadway. (Original broadcast date: August 15, 2021)

    Ariana Debose

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 64:47


    Already a Tony-nominated triple-threat on Broadway and a member of the original cast of Hamilton, Ariana DeBose shot to Hollywood stardom with an electrifying performance as Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story. In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the actress to talk about that role that won her a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. (Original broadcast date: February 27, 2022)

    Machine Gun Kelly (2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 65:50


    Machine Gun Kelly started his music career as a rapper, but it was his punk album Tickets to My Downfall that launched the hard-edged musician to superstardom. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the artist to talk about that move to punk after four successful hip-hop albums and his discomfort with the spotlight at the top of the music world. (Original broadcast date: October 10, 2021)

    KEVIN BACON

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 41:21


    In 1978, Kevin Bacon got cast in Animal House. And in the ensuing decades, he starred in iconic films including A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Mystic River and, of course, Footloose. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with the actor to talk about why he chose to stay in New York, how he incorporates the Six Degrees of himself in to his family life and why he decided to take on his latest role in the horror film They/Them.

    Introducing Dateline: Missing in America

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 1:52


    As a bonus for you, we're sharing the trailer of Dateline: Missing in America, an all-new original podcast series from Dateline. Are you the key to solving a mystery? In this podcast, correspondents Josh Mankiewicz and Andrea Canning report on perplexing missing person cases brought to Dateline's attention by our social media followers. Each episode will focus on one person's story, as told by those left behind. Listen carefully to the details, descriptions and clues offered by family, friends and investigators. Something you hear might jog a memory that could help authorities crack a case. Follow Dateline: Missing in America and listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/mia_fdtw

    Gwyneth Paltrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2022 37:29


    The 1998 film Shakespeare in Love won Gwyneth Paltrow an Academy Award for Best Actress and made her one of Hollywood's most sought-after stars. But fame began to take its toll. In 2008, she sent out the first Goop newsletter, a collection of recommendations for food, clothes and places to visit. Since then Goop has grown in to a successful, wide-ranging lifestyle brand. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with the actress turned entrepreneur on New York's Long Island.

    Jessica Alba

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 33:04


    If it feels like you haven't seen as much of Jessica Alba on screen in the last decade or so, that's because she's been busy growing a business. For 10 years now, "The Honest Company" she founded has been a pioneer for clean products for babies, beauty and the home. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with the actor and entrepreneur to discuss how she found her confidence in Hollywood and the business world.

    Jeff Goldblum

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 46:11


    In the 29 years since Jurassic Park debuted, Jeff Goldblum has taken on many roles, leaving his mark as a beloved character actor. In this week's "Sunday Sitdown," Willie Geist gets together with the multi-talented star to talk about returning the role of Dr. Ian Malcolm in this summer's blockbuster Jurassic World: Dominion, as well the jazz ensemble he leads on the side. 

    Jon Favreau

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 67:36


    The 1996 movie Swingers set Jon Favreau on a path to becoming one of the most successful and sought-after filmmakers in Hollywood. His directing resume now includes massive hits like Elf, Iron Man, The Jungle Book and the 2019 version of The Lion King, which made more than $1.6 billion at the box office while introducing groundbreaking visual effects. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actor and director to talk about putting all of that experience behind his latest project, the docuseries Prehistoric Planet. 

    Emma Thompson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 42:17


    In 1995, Emma Thompson took on the challenge of adapting Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility into a successful movie. She was rewarded with an Academy Award for her writing as well as a Best Actress nomination for her performance in that film, capping a run of five Oscar nominations and two wins in just four years. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the British star to talk about cementing her place as one of Hollywood's most beloved actors and her latest, most revealing role yet in the buzzed about film Good Luck to You, Leo Grande.

    Introducing: The Seduction

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 3:12


    As a bonus for you, we're sharing a special preview of The Seduction, a new podcast from Dateline NBC and Keith Morrison.  It's a twisted love story that unspools like a film noir, where lust and obsession lead to murder and a classic double cross. This original series takes us into the troubled mind of a young man, and the cold heart of a woman who needed her husband dead. If only she could find someone “man enough” to do the deed...  Follow The Seduction and listen now: https://link.chtbl.com/ts_fdlw

    John Grisham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2022 45:27


    In the three decades since leaving the law for writing, John Grisham has become one of the most widely read authors in human history. He has sold an astounding 350 million books, including 47 consecutive #1 bestsellers printed in 50 different languages. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Grisham to talk about his leap from small town Southern lawyer to star novelist and his latest work, the novella Sparring Partners. 

    Lin-Manuel Miranda (2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2022 56:55


    In 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda read Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton while on vacation and began envisioning something no one else could have seen – a hip-hop musical about America's Founding Fathers. In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Tony, Emmy and Pulitzer-winning star to talk about creating the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton and his latest act as a film director. (Original broadcast date: November 21, 2021)

    Special Preview – Born to Rule: When Charles is King

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 3:46


    We're sharing a sneak peak of Born to Rule: When Charles is King, a new original podcast from TODAY which asks (and answers) the burning questions about Prince Charles and what he might be like as King. Listen to the first two episodes and follow now: https://link.chtbl.com/BTR_LW

    Ray Liotta (2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2022 41:13


    Ray Liotta may be best known for his breakout performance as real-life gangster Henry Hill in the iconic movie Goodfellas, a role that had the former soap opera star sharing famous scenes with Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro and Lorraine Bracco. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist re-visits a favorite conversation with the actor, who died this week at the age of 67. In one of Liotta's last interviews, they talk about that indelible movie and a career that took him from Field of Dreams to the Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark.  (Original broadcast date: September 26, 2021)

    Introducing Born to Rule: When Charles is King

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 2:15


    We're sharing a special preview of Born to Rule: When Charles is King, a new original podcast from TODAY which asks (and answers) the burning questions about Prince Charles and what he might be like as King. Follow now to get the first two episodes on Monday, May 30. https://link.chtbl.com/BTR_TW

    Jon Hamm

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 27:20


    For seven seasons, Jon Hamm played the hard-drinking, womanizing, 1960's-era advertising executive Don Draper on the hit series Mad Men, a role that earned him two Golden Globe awards and an Emmy. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actor to talk about the legacy of that show and his steady mix of comedy and drama since then, all leading up to his childhood fantasy of starring in the highly anticipated new Top Gun sequel alongside Tom Cruise. 

    Mike Myers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 40:45


    Mike Meyers is among the comedy greats who have walked the halls of Saturday Night Live, with his popular “Wayne's World” sketch becoming an even more popular movie. After leaving SNL he introduced the world to the archenemies Austin Powers and Dr. Evil, and went on to voice a big green ogre named Shrek in a multi-billion dollar franchise. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actor to talk about returning to the spotlight after nearly a decade away with his new Netflix series, The Pentaverate.

    Sam Rockwell

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 27:59


    Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell is getting rave reviews for his return to Broadway in the revival of American Buffalo, where he takes on a famed role played over the years by stars like Al Pacino and Robert Duvall. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Rockwell to talk about the Tony Award buzz around his performance, as well as his prolific career of roles ranging from George W. Bush in Vice to Bob Fosse in the hit series Fosse/Verdon. 

    Janelle Monáe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 31:58


    Janelle Monae has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards over the years without ever chasing the pop charts. Instead, she has created her own genre-defying artistic universe, with mentors and musical collaborators like Prince and Stevie Wonder guiding her along the way. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the music star turned author to talk about her latest project – writing a collection of science fiction short stories. 

    Sienna Miller

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 32:32


    Sienna Miller spent the early years of her career in the flashing bulbs and shouted questions of media outlets fascinated by her relationships and her style. But standout performances in movies like Factory Girl, Foxcatcher and American Woman have forced a change of subject. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the star to talk about her new Netflix series, Anatomy of a Scandal, which has her tapping into those trying years in the spotlight. 

    Jane Lynch

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2022 34:53


    You may know Jane Lynch from the Christopher Guest mockumentaries like Best in Show, or as the unforgettable Sue Sylvester on the hit show Glee, or more recently in an Emmy-winning performance on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actress to talk about her latest role making people smile in the highly-anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl. 

    Mark Wahlberg (2022)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 35:53


    In the three decades since scoring a platinum debut album as rapper Marky Mark, Mark Wahlberg has grown into a versatile superstar in Hollywood with a range that spans classic dramas like Boogie Nights, the comedy hits Ted and Daddy's Home, and the blockbuster Transformers movies. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the actor to talk about his latest role in the film Father Stu, the extraordinary true story of a boxer turned Catholic priest. 

    H.E.R. (2021)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 32:15


    The multi-talented musician H.E.R. has worked to avoid becoming a package for pop cultural consumption, with her name and signature sunglasses meant to make the audience focus on the music and not on her. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the artist to talk about her meteoric rise from child prodigy to the heights of the music world, including winning a Grammy, an Oscar and performing at the Super Bowl. (Original broadcast date: July 11, 2021)

    Lily Collins

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 39:06


    In its first month of streaming in the fall of 2020, Emily in Paris captured the attention of 58 million viewers and made actress Lily Collins a bona fide star around the world. But the 33-year-old's latest role in the intense, claustrophobic film Windfall is a world away from Paris. In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist talks to Collins about that new movie, as well as the global success of Emily in Paris and what it was like growing up the daughter of legendary musician Phil Collins.

    Seth Meyers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 29:28


    It's been 8 years since Seth Meyers took the Late Night baton from his friend Jimmy Fallon, carrying on a legendary legacy started by David Letterman in 1982. Before taking over behind that desk, Meyers spent over a decade at Saturday Night Live, first as a cast member, then as Head Writer and host of “Weekend Update.” In this week's “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with the television host and comedian to talk about applying those writing skills to a new children's book inspired by his three kids. 

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