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The Rest Is Entertainment pulls back the curtain on television, movies, journalism and more with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde using their years of knowledge, enviable contact book and wit to bring you what’s hot, and what’s not in the world of entertainment.
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Join AJ & Curtis Pritchard every week as they chat and bicker over everything under the sun! From Strictly, to Love Island, family life, showbiz, relationships and more! They'll kick the topics around before going head to head in a weekly quiz, with a forfeit for the loser, chosen by you! You can follow the boys here: Twitter: @Aj11Ace & @CurtisPritchard Instagram: @Aj11Ace & @CurtisPritchard12
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Join Bernie Abambi and Ess in their bi-weekly discussions on music, politics, and general celebrity foolishness. The Down Low is hosted by two black, DL(ish), bisexual millennials in London, discussing both the fun and real topics of today, with a generous amount of shade for garnish. Email the show with your dilemmas, general life woes, fun questions or own music at deardownlow@gmail.com Find us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter at @deardownlow To support the show and gain access to DL D’Lux ...
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Race Across The World is back on our screens but what production secrets make the show work so well? Alan Carr’s Interior Design Masters, if all goes wrong who puts it right? Plus intimacy in films, what is the role of an intimacy co-ordinator? Those and many more of your questions answered by Marina Hyde and Richard Osman on The Rest Is Entertainm…
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As its success with the "Scream" franchise can attest, Project X Entertainment knows its way around the horror genre. But now the indie production outfit is back in theaters with untested IP in the form of "Abigail." Nevertheless, Project X principal William Sherak is confident lightning will strike twice. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…
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The UK will go to the polls this year, but what do our viewing habits tell us about who will form our next government? Margot Robbie is rolling the dice on Monopoly being the next box-office success, and reflect on Ant & Dec with the final Saturday Night Takeaway having just hit our screens. Twitter: @restisents Instagram: @restisentertainment YouT…
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Who sits where in the hierarchy of a newsroom? How does scoring on panel shows actually work? What are the secrets of acting like a corpse? More of your questions answered on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde. Twitter: @restisents Instagram: @restisentertainment YouTube: @therestisentertainment Email: ther…
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Think the market for adult-focused specialty films is dead? Peter Kujawski, chairman of Focus Features, explains why you’re wrong. As the film industry gathers in Las Vegas this week for CinemaCon, Kujawski talks about the state of moviemaking, exhibition, and walks through key lessons from the strike-challenged 2023 box office (takeaway No. 1 – or…
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There is a battle happening at the heart of Disney, who are the major players and when will it end? Do the top 3 shows currently on Netflix in the UK signpost a new direction for the streaming giant? And why terrible political adverts are actually extremely effective. Settle in for the latest dose of The Rest Is Entertainment with Richard Osman and…
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How easy is it to shut down busy public locations for films? How did Ridley Scott not harm any horses in Napoleon? How are quiz questions researched, written and checked? Your questions answered by Richard Osman and Marina Hyde on the latest The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn…
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Premiering April 3, the six-part series hosted by futurist Ari Wallach seeks to counter pop culture’s dystopian view of life in the coming centuries with visits to real-world entrepreneurs, inventors, artists and activists who are pursuing hopeful and innovative solutions for a range of social ills. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati…
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Will the BBC exist in ten years time, and is Tim Davie the man to lead it? How did Reece Witherspoon become a billionaire from a book club? And is Death In Paradise more culturally significant than James Bond? Join Richard Osman and Marina Hyde for the latest instalment of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainmen…
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How does Call The Midwife source their newborns, and on-set, what do actors really put up their nose when filming scenes with drugs? And we've be taken in by Hulk Hogan, a correction is needed. Your questions (and answers) on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn…
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Audible's Rachel Ghiazza (chief content officer), Kate Navin (head of creative development for North America) and Pat Shah (head of content acquisition and development) discuss the company's unique position in the audio marketplace and why they are revving up original content for the Amazon-owned subscription platform. See omnystudio.com/listener f…
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What are the press back channels that made the Princess of Wales release the video of her health update, and are we all complicit? Will Aaron Taylor-Johnson be taking over the role of James Bond from Daniel Craig? Finally, Donald Trump... how he is leveraging 'Truth Social' to bolster his bank balance? Join Richard Osman and Marina Hyde for the lat…
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What constitutes a true story? Was You've Been Framed the gateway to TikTok? And, essential followups about retrieving props plus how Countdown works. All the important questions you asked answered by Richard and Marina on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Ex…
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What can we expect of Meghan Markle's latest venture? The Telegraph is up for sale... but who is the front runner to be the new owner, and will its many titles survive intact? Finally - can you name the best paid actor in the world? Richard reveals who sits at the top of the list. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Produce…
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What are the biggest waste of time meetings Richard and Marina have sat through? Just what is the paparazzi industry like? And we get to the bottom of empty cup acting. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://n…
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There may be far fewer TV shows being made in Hollywood these days than in the salad days of the peak-TV era, but that just means there's more hustling being done to get writers, producers, directors and actors staffed on a development season that goes on year-round. For the past 10 years, Grandview Management co-founders Jeff Silver and Matt Rosen…
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With the Oscars last night we bring you an earlier than billed episode as Richard and Marina reflect on Al Pacino's 'best picture' announcement fluff, the real cost of "what are you wearing?" and the Hollywood epidemic of Ozempic. It's not all about the Oscars though, as Richard celebrates Channel 5's fast turnaround documentaries in light of a for…
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Are productions legally bound to fish out props that get chucked into the sea? Just what is the third act? And, how is Gladiators filmed? A wonderful glut of questions (and answers) on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack …
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Bill Speros, senior betting analyst for Bookies.com, explains why legal betting on the Oscars has grown in recent years thanks to changes in state gambling laws. The veteran analyst and journalist also discusses the rise of sports wagering as an audience engagement strategy and profit driver for media companies. See omnystudio.com/listener for priv…
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There is a new revenue stream in tinsel town... Saudi money is on offer to finance films and many are beginning to ask; is this a form of PR via entertainment? Are we at the mercy of the 'dopamine cartels' aka big tech? Plus, GBNews - TV ratings or social media stats - where does their power lie? Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@g…
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Ever wondered if you called a phone number on screen what would happen, or have you searched for an on-screen car registration plate? Plus, do authors earn anything from Amazon discount deals? A bounty-full question... and answer edition of The Rest Is Entertainment with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainm…
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Ever since OpenAI gave the world a glimpse of its upcoming new text-to-video software, the entertainment industry has been in a state of alarm—particularly Tyler Perry, who paused an expansion on his Atlanta studio, citing the industry job losses he predicts Sora will cause. Steven Zeitchik, who writes about the implications of AI at mindandiron.su…
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With their latest video release, OpenAI has made Hollywood sit up and take notice, but "what" is coming and how soon? Both have signed multi-million pound creative deals but who is benefiting most from their new media empires, the Sussexs' or the Obamas'? Join Richard Marina for this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email:…
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Could you be judged by Lorraine Kelly or Richard Madeley? Is fame a reason to avoid jury service? Does Richard now have enough knowledge to commit the perfect murder, and why is so much left on the cutting room floor of Hollywood? Your questions answered on The Rest Is Entertainment with Richard Osman and Marina Hyde. Twitter: @restisents Email: th…
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Richard reveals some juicy details about his forthcoming new book but before then he and Marina delve into the world of 'romantasy', the genre which is taking up space on bookshelves at great pace. Plus a dissection of Dakota Johnson's Madame Web press tour, the return of Formula 1's Drive To Survive and which Gladiator Richard would have on House …
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Is there anything Richard doesn't enjoy on TV? Are the personal prizes on Taskmaster really given away and just what has happened to the art of sketch shows? Another question and answer edition of The Rest Is Entertainment shining a light on those topics and more. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Exe…
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AMC Networks CEO Kristin Dolan offers a candid look at how the boutique owner of AMC, SundanceTV, WeTV, IFC and BBC America is adapting its programming and distribution strategies for the streaming era. The longtime Cablevision senior executive came full circle in 2023 when she returned to lead the company where she began her career as a marketing …
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Will the Magic Kingdom soon have a new owner in Elon Musk? What if anything is wrong Gregg Wallace's much maligned Saturday routine? These two questions answered, plus who will win the battle between Universal Music Group and TikTok? Richard and Marina getting into these topics on this edition of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Emai…
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What is the fallout when a guest goes wild on TV or radio? How genuine are recommendation quotes on books? And bizarre green room behaviour plus a much needed correction around Bob The Builder. Richard and Marina are back answering more of your questions on The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Prod…
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Who is going to buy Paramount Global? Is M&A best done before or after the presidential election? Can anyone compete with Netflix? These are just a few of the big dilemmas Naveen Sarma, managing director of S&P Global Ratings, tackles in his return visit to Strictly Business as he wrestles with some of the questions vexing Wall Street right now reg…
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Channel 4 has announced big job cuts, where will it find it's next hit? Could Mr Beast be about to move from YouTube to the mainstream? And why are so many films and TV shows being shelved despite being finished? All that on this week's The Rest Is Entertainment with Marina Hyde and Richard Osman. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@…
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How genuine are the reactions we see? How do you go about pitching a show? And how are the winners of The Traitors, Bake Off, MasterChef and others kept secret? Richard and Marina pull back the curtain on entertainment and answer your questions. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: T…
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Warner Bros. Discovery executives Betsy Ayala and Karen Bronzo break down big plans for Food Network, HGTV and the company's other linear networks in 2024 and how a potential Paramount deal could affect assets. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By iHeartPodcasts
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Netflix sign up WWE in a multi-billion dollar deal, but why? Should people be as upset as they are about Margot Robbie's Barbie Oscars nomination snub and finally, inside Jeff Bezozs 60th birthday party. All that and a little bit more on The Traintors with Marina and Richard on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment. Twitter: @restisents Email: …
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The art of filming managers on the touchline, why are antique shows addictive viewing, does cheating in quiz shows ever happen regularly, and what are the chances of Bullseye returning to prime time? Marina Hyde and Richard Osman work through those burning entertainment questions and more. Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.co…
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Alloy CEO Leslie Morgenstein, TV chief Gina Girolamo and film leader Elysa Koplovitz Dutton, leaders of the company behind such TV and film hits as “Gossip Girl,” “Pretty Little Liars,” “You,” “Vampire Diaries” and “You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” explain how they’ve thrived in the YA space and why they are now looking to grow up a bit. S…
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With the demise of Pitchfork where next for music criticism? Will you be sampling Brooklyn Beckham's cooking on Uber Eats? And with women dominating the book charts, the box office and music - when will the world wake up and recognise their true worth? Join Richard and Marina as they navigate these topics on this episode of The Rest Is Entertainmen…
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Bonus episode! The Traitors comes to its conclusion this week. Richard and Marina give their rundown on the series so far, and who could be walking away victorious... Twitter: @restisents Email: therestisentertainment@gmail.com Producer: Neil Fearn Executive Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoi…
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Just when last week's ratings resurgence for the Golden Globes had us all feeling good, along comes the Emmy Awards to deliver an all-time audience low to shake our confidence in awards show all over again! What happened Jan. 15? Did Anthony Anderson not make us laugh enough? Should we be worried about the upcoming Grammys and Oscars, which are com…
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Which muppets are Richard and Marina's favourites? In a world of streaming could we ever have another Top Of The Pops? Plus, newspaper columnists. Why do some get the column inches they do? Those questions and many more answered in this episode of The Rest Is Entertainment, get your question in via therestisentertainment@gmail.com Get our exclusive…
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Has Gladiators won the Saturday night ratings war with a splash of nostalgia? Talking of nostalgia, do we need more holographic tours of dead musicians in light of the news that George Michael may well be heading to a stage near you soon? Talking of ghosts, is there an issue in the world of literature with celebrities taking credit for ghost writte…
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Produced on the ground at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Variety’s Cynthia Littleton and Todd Spangler and Variety Intelligence Platform’s Andrew Wallenstein and Audrey Schomer analyze the trends, rumors and surprises that emerged during the tech industry’s annual gathering. Also, highlights from Variety Entertainment Summit conversati…
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Who pays for the prize pot and how much can contestants really win on quiz shows? Food - are the judges on MasterChef eating reheated dishes? And what is behind the success of Mrs Brown's Boys? Those and more of your questions answered by Richard and Marina in this episode. 🌏 Get our exclusive NordVPN deal here ➼ https://nordvpn.com/trie It’s risk-…
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It may have been 25 years since branch managers were convicted of theft and fraud, but the four-part ITV drama Mr Bates vs The Post Office has renewed public interest in the scandal. Richard and Marina explain the slowburn of the story and why entertainment can play a key role in keeping stories in the public eye. Luke Littler was a tale that kept …
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Co-hosts Cynthia Littleton and Andrew Wallenstein look back at the year that was and ahead at what’s to come for the business of media and entertainment. The hosts share highlights from some of their favorite episodes of 2023, including interviews with Mattel CEO Ynon Kreiz, HBO and Max content chief Casey Bloys, Nigerian entrepreneur Mo Abudu, Sou…
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Welcome to the first episode of The Rest Is Entertainment of 2024. Richard and Marina give their rundown of what their excited by in the year ahead across TV, movies, books and theatre. Richard also explains why longstanding titles such as A Question of Sport get cancelled, plus he lets us in on how the writing of his new book is coming along. Twit…
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