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Apr 23, 2015

Each week on Slate's TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama's third season. 

In this installment about the Season 3 finale, “March 8, 1983,” stars Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, and Holly Taylor join script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to share their thoughts on the cliffhanger ending, their favorite moments from Season 3, and what might lie in store for the Jennings in Season 4. 

 

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode.

Apr 16, 2015

Each week on Slate's TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama's third season. 

In this installment about the twelfth episode, “I Am Abasing Zadran,” Peggy Schierholz from the Hair and Makeup Department joins script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss arguably the most important part of The Americans—the wigs. Spoiler: she hate’s Clark’s wig.

Plus, a quick check-in with actress Alison Wright about her character Martha’s shocking discovery. 

 

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode.

Apr 9, 2015

Each week on Slate's TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama's third season. 

In this installment about the eleventh episode, “One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov,” writers Tracey Scott Wilson and Stephen Schiff join script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss their collaborative writing style, and the deeply personal conversations that fueled the content of this week's episode. 

 

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode.

Apr 8, 2015

In the latest episode of Slate's TV Club podcast about Better Call Saul, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson recap the season finale, "Marco," reflect on the past 10 episodes, and predict what will happen in Season Two.

 

Also, Seth uses the word "telos" liberally throughout the podcast. 

 

Plus, the hosts tally up the responses to last week's listener challenges, and Seth recklessly issues a new listener challenge, despite this being the final podcast of the first season. (Oh, what the heck. Send your responses to podcasts@slate.com. They're due sometime in early 2016.)  

 

Slate Plus members get early access to TV Club's podcasts about Better Call Saul, immediately following the broadcast on AMC. If you want early access, sign up for Slate Plus at slate.com/saulplus.

 

Apr 3, 2015

Mike Vuolo and Chris Wade recap the Season 5 finale of The Walking Dead, “Conquer.”

 

Mike is the host ofSlate's Lexicon Valley podcast and a senior producer forSlatepodcasts, and Chris is a producer for theSlate Video team.

 

Slate Plus members were able to download an early release, ad-free version of Slate’s Walking Dead podcast. To learn more and to try Slate Plus free for two weeks, visit Slate.com/DeadPlus.

Apr 2, 2015

Each week on Slate's TV Club Insider podcast, the creators, cast, and crew of The Americans reveal behind-the-scenes details about the making of the FX drama's third season. 

In this installment about the tenth episode, “Stingers,” Holly Taylor, who plays Paige Jennings, and editor Dan Valverde join script coordinator Molly Nussbaum and executive producers Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss one of the biggest moments in the series thus far. 

 

Note: This podcast contains spoilers and is meant to be enjoyed after you watch the episode.

Apr 1, 2015

In the latest episode of Slate's TV Club podcast about Better Call Saul, June Thomas and Seth Stevenson recap last week's listener challenge – and then arbitrarily issue two more. First, what's the significance of office suite 312? And, is that a urinal or a sink in the opening credits? Email us at podcasts@slate.com

 

Also, June and Seth eventually get around to recapping Episode Nine, "Pimento," and the major development in its final moments. Plus, Seth recounts his experience using so-called "close-in" protection services (a bodyguard, to the rest of us). 

 

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Slate Plus members get early access to TV Club's podcasts about Better Call Saul, immediately following the broadcast on AMC. If you want early access, sign up for Slate Plus at slate.com/saulplus.

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