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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

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Starring: Karen Bass, Malcolm Gladwell, Bethenny Frankel, Mark Cuban

Genre: Documentaries / TV Series (2020) /

S1 E61: Ava DuVernay: "Justice and Storytelling Go Hand in Hand"

S1 E64: Jameela Jamil on the Good That's Come from the Pandemic

S1 E63: The Secret to Greatness in Sports? Intelligence, Says ESPN's Mike Greenberg

S1 E62: How Christy Turlington Burns Became a Model Activist

S1 E60: Why These Theater Legends Want You to Get Out the Vote

S1 E59: How These Celebrities Learned to Dream Fearlessly

S1 E58: Mina Kimes: Meet ESPN's Unlikely Rising Star Football Guru

S1 E57: Jalen Rose's Recipe for Greatness: Be a Little Crazy

S1 E56: Dear White People's Justin Simien on Blackness, Queerness and Greatness

S1 E55: Why Billionaire Mark Cuban Always Got Fired When Working for Others

S1 E54: Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Activism Is in My Blood

S1 E53: Meet Finneas: Billie Eilish's Brother and the Brains Behind Today's Biggest Pop Hits

S1 E52: Why Is Jeff Flake Optimistic About the Election?

S1 E51: Meet the Trans Filmmaker Who Came Out to Herself on Camera

S1 E50: 20 Celebrities Weigh in on the 2020 Dumpster Fire

S1 E49: Lenny Kravitz on How to Stay Close With Your Ex

S1 E48: Chelsea Handler is a Liberal Elite, and Knows It

S1 E47: Netflix's New Star Filmmaker Will Make You Care About Gentrification

S1 E46: Caitlyn Jenner: Why I Failed to Make an Impact in Trans Community

S1 E45: How Al Sharpton Keeps Grieving Families Out of the Spotlight

S1 E44: Can Simon Sinek Help Make Work Suck Less?

S1 E43: Susan Rice on What Trump Got Right — and Very, Very Wrong

S1 E42: Meet Oge Egbuonu — Hollywood's Next Breakthrough Director

S1 E41: 'Fame' Star Debbie Allen Talks COVID, BLM and Kobe

S1 E40: Gloria Steinem: What History Gets Wrong About Feminism

S1 E39: Ilhan Omar: Meet the Fighter Behind the Caricature

S1 E38: Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo Talks Ending 'Lawful But Awful' Policing

S1 E37: The Meaning of Life, With 'Good Place' Star William Jackson Harper

S1 E36: Meet the World's Most Powerful Female Investor: Afsaneh Beschloss

S1 E35: Adam Grant: How to Get Through the Pandemic With Good Energy

S1 E34: Ben Smith: Meet One of the Most Powerful Men in Media

S1 E33: Padma Lakshmi Talks Power, Politics and Sex

S1 E32: Has Cory Booker's Love Affair Changed His Politics?

S1 E31: Can Rising Star Comedian Aida Rodriguez Unify America?

S1 E30: Can Charles Booker Inherit John Lewis’ Legacy?

S1 E29: Top Chef's Tom Colicchio Talks ADHD, COVID, Drugs and Bourdain

S1 E28: Gabrielle Union Wants to Defund the Police ... in L.A.'s Finest

S1 E27: Why Anita Hill Still Believes in the Supreme Court

S1 E26: Can Bubba Wallace Make You Love NASCAR?

S1 E25: How Avoiding Spankings Turned Tichina Arnold Into a Comedy Queen

S1 E24: Pete Buttigieg Fears Democracy is Crumbling

S1 E23: If Jeb Were President: Racial Reconciliation + UBI?

S1 E22: After Playing 14 Characters at Once, Who Is the Real Tatiana Maslany?

S1 E21: Why Business Mogul Tan France Tried to Quit Queer Eye

S1 E20: Bethenny Frankel: The Reality Star Who Sold Her Company for $100M

S1 E19: Beto O'Rourke: Should Trump Be Prosecuted When He Leaves Office?

S1 E18: Tomi Lahren: America Is Not as Racist as You Think

S1 E17: The Real Legend Behind John + Chrissy

S1 E16: Roxane Gay Is Still Fighting. Are You?

S1 E15: Hot Takes on the Future Economy from CNBCs Andrew Ross Sorkin

S1 E14: Jamaal Bowman: Is He the Next AOC?

S1 E13: Could Grant Hill Have Been Better Than Michael Jordan?

S1 E 12: How Queer Eye's Karamo Went From Crazy to Compassionate

S1 E11: Why George Lopez Pissed Off the Secret Service

S1 E10: Meet the Democrats' Black Female Power Brokers

S1 E9: Baker Mayfield: The Beauty of “Locker Room Talk”

S1 E8: Meet Tina Knowles-Lawson: The Queen-Maker Behind Beyoncé

S1 E7: Maggie Siff on Bravery in #MeToo-Era Hollywood

S1 E6: David Oyelowo: Are Nigerian-Brits Taking Over the World?

S1 E5: Malcolm Gladwell on How to Change the World

S1 E4: Sean Spicer: On the Record on Black Lives Matter + Trump

S1 E3: Andrew Yang: From Emo Asian Kid to Biden’s Cabinet?

S1 E2: Will Terry Crews Apologize for *Those* Tweets? |

S1 E1: Is She The Next VP? Rep. Karen Bass Reveals All

Introducing The Carlos Watson Show: A New Breed of Talk | Official Trailer

8Chan Creator Fredrick Brennan on QAnon, Incel Culture and a Trump’s Coming “Fascisct Coup”

‘Lucifer’ Star Rachael Harris on Her Unique Upbringing and Big Break

LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman: Entrepreneurship Tips, The Future of AI and Tech Trends To Follow

How Millionaire Mogul Master P Overcame the Odds and Built His Empire

‘Dumb and Dumber’ and ‘Newsroom’ Star Jeff Daniels on Politics, Family and new show ‘American Rust’

Red Rooster’s Marcus Samuelsson Talks Sustainability, Appropriation, Trump and Bourdain

‘Billions’’ Condola Rashād Shares How Being Raised By Phylicia Rashād Shaped Her Upbringing

Malcolm Gladwell on His New Story ‘Bomber Mafia,’ His Love of Maxine Waters and Overlooked HBCUs

Cedric The Entertainer Talks His Comedy Breakthrough, His Show ‘The Neighborhood’ and Emmy Hosting

From ‘The Daily Show’ to ‘Evil’: Inside the Diverse Career of Aasif Mandvi

Author and Psychologist Mary L. Trump Spills Family Secrets and Talks New Book ‘The Reckoning’

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez on Cuba, Crypto and Running for President

Real Talk Real Change: How Systemic Racism Impacts Economic Injustice

‘ESPN College Gameday’s’ Kirk Herbstreit Talks Greatest Players, Key to Success and BLM

Voting Rights, Election Fraud + Trump’s ‘12K Vote’ Call: Georgia’s Brad Raffensperger Reveals All

Hollywood’s Next Big Name: Lisa Joy Talks ‘Westworld,’ ‘Reminiscence’ and Writers Room Sexism

Big Sean — Closing the Racial Wealth Gap, Financial Education and Partnering with HBCU Students

Elizabeth Nyamayaro: How a Starving Zimbabwean Girl Became the World’s Most Powerful Voice for Women

Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott on Sustainability, Love, and HGTV

Emmy-Nominated ‘Pose’ Star MJ Rodriguez Opens Up on Love, Success + Humility

‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Mandalorian’ Star Giancarlo Esposito Talks Favorite Roles and Lessons on Race

Sanaa Lathan: How Beverly Hills, Harlem + Yale Built This ‘Love & Basketball’ Star + Future Director

Comedian and Crashing Star Pete Holmes on the Art of Stand-Up, Understanding Privilege and Conan

Mark Cuban on Crypto, the Future of AI + Personalized Medicine, and Elon Musk

How Doordash CEO Tony Xu Went From Unemployed College Grad to Billionaire Entrepreneur

‘Hamilton’ and ‘Blindspotting’ Star Daveed Diggs on his Finding Love and Making Music

Mexico’s Biggest Comedian Eugenio Derbez on Coming to Hollywood and New Movie ‘Coda’

Meet the City Girls: ‘Twerkulator’ Stars on Their Drake Collab, Mentorship From Missy Elliott + More

Matt Damon Talks Making ‘Stillwater,’ Politics and Bennifer

Apolo Ohno on the Struggles of Olympian Life

Comedian Margaret Cho on Asian Representation, Struggles with Sobriety and Her Best Celebrity Gossip

How to Turn a Family Business Into a Billion-Dollar Powerhouse: Meet Mortgage King Mat Ishbia

‘Percy Jackson,’ ‘Baywatch’ and ‘Die in a Gunfight’ Star Alexandra Daddario on Perfecting Her Craft

Flula Borg Talks ‘Suicide Squad’, Mentorship from Conan and Making Change with “Flulanthropy”

Writer Lawrence Wright Weighs in on Race, Feminism, War — and How Religion Ties Together His Books

Ursula Burns: First Black Female Fortune 500 CEO on America’s “Soul-Crushing” Race Problem

Heidi Klum + Tim Gunn on the Future Fashion Superstars — From Christian Siriano to Heidi’s Daughter

Metta Sandiford-Artest on the Highs and Lows of His Career, Top Coaches and the NBA’s Best Fighter

‘Black Widow’ Star Scarlett Johansson Reflects on Her Time with Marvel and Favorite Roles

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy: Could COVID Vaccine Breakthroughs Lead to Cancer Cure?

‘Frozen’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Star Josh Gad on the Audition That Changed His Life

How ‘The Killing’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ Star Joel Kinnaman Beat His Severe Stage Fright

Music Legends Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. on Love, Success and Civil Rights

King of Comedy: Steve Harvey Breaks Down His ‘Family Feud’ Success and Shares Epic Love Story

‘Zola’ Star Riley Keough Talks Being Elvis’ Granddaughter and Becoming a Death Doula

Are Rhett & Link the Ultimate Entrepreneurs? ‘Good Mythical Morning’ Stars on the Creator Revolution

‘Clerks’ Kevin Smith on How His Life-Threatening Heart Attack and Stan Lee Changed Him

‘American Horror Story’s’ Lily Rabe Talks Inspiration From Her Mother and Working with Clooney

Hit-Boy on Working with Beyonce, Jay Z, Rihanna, Nas, Frank Ocean, Kanye, Kendrick Lamar and More

Rams Head Coach Sean McVay Talks Aaron Donald, Working Under Gruden and Stafford v Goff

JoJo: From Child Star to Music Industry Mogul?

ESPN Legend Stephen A. Smith Opens Up on Success, Family + the Importance of HBCUs

‘Good Girls’ Star Christina Hendricks: How to Run Your Creative Career Like a Business

John Stamos Talks The Beach Boys, Don Rickles, and How he Landed His General Hospital Breakout

Tony Hale Talks Working on Veep, Arrested Development and Mysterious Benedict Society

Meet Rising Modeling Star Leyna Bloom — From Paris to Vogue to Sports Illustrated

Veteran War Journalist Sebastian Junger on PTSD, Near-Death Experiences and ‘The Perfect Storm’

From Bruce Springsteen to Mariah Carey: Inside the Legendary Career of Tommy Mottola

Rob McElhenney on ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Season 15, Owning a Soccer Team, and Acknowledging Privilege

Jody Watley: The Most Down-to-Earth Musical Superstar on the Planet?

Navid Negahban: Star of ‘Homeland’ and ‘Aladdin’ Shares His Journey From Refugee Camp to Hollywood

Moby on Making ‘Reprise’ and ‘Moby Doc,’ His Rise to Fame, and Living Sober

Meet The WNBA’s Fastest Rising Star: Aari McDonald Talks Top Shots and Off-Court Difference-Making

Rep. Byron Donalds: Florida’s GOP Rising Star on Trump’s Growing Support Among Black Voters

Jake Paul on Mayweather, Tyson, Robinson and Fighting His Brother Logan

Condoleezza Rice on Trump’s Populism, Black Lives Matter, Education Reform … and Her Karaoke Song

Hollywood Legend Matthew McConaughey Reflects on Political Future and Writing ‘Greenlights’

Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels on Race, Parenting, Cancel Culture … and Going 3 Years Without Dessert

Chris Redd on How Black Lives Matter Changed ‘SNL’ and Shooting ‘Keenen’

WWE’s Lana, aka C.J. Perry, on Her Journey From Ballet to Backup Dancer to Wrestler and Actor

Marcus Samuelsson Cooks Tuna and Talks Black Lives Matter in the Kitchen

H.E.R. Talks Oscar Win, Love of Prince, and Almost Forming a Band with Kehlani and Zendaya

Dr Fauci Weighs in on the COVID Crisis in India, the Racial Disparity in Health, and an HIV Vaccine

Topher Grace Talks ‘Blackkklansman,’ ‘That 70s Show’ and ‘Home Economics’

Jazz Legend Wynton Marsalis Shares Lessons from Aretha, Miles, Dizzy and More

Behind The Scenes of ‘Bob Hearts Abishola’ with Star Folake Olowofoyeku

Comedy’s Renaissance Man Reggie Watts Drops His Best Wisdom and Some Beats

‘Moonlight’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’ Director Barry Jenkins on His Creative Process

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Star Jane Levy on Food and Friendships

WNBA Star Chiney Ogwumike Talks Toughest Matchups, New Documentary '144' and ESPN Show with Golic Jr

Dr. Oz on Lessons from Oprah and the Power of Giving Hope

Actress, Comedian, Personality and Then Some: Meet LaLa Milan

What Will Be Werner Herzog’s Next Documentary?

Bucks Owner Marc Lasry Shares Top Advice for Young Investors

How the Rodney King Riots Encouraged Rep. Hakeem Jeffries To Enter Politics

Headspace CEO Andy Puddicombe on His Journey From Buddhist Monastery to Meditation Czar

J. B. Smoove on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', His Path to the SNL Stage and His Take on Racial Justice

Inside the Mexican Mafia: Former Gang Boss ‘Mundo’ on Murder, Prison + Witness Protection

Flat Fees, Maternal Instincts and Social Media: How Rachel Luba is Changing The World of Baseball

Comedian Gabriel ‘Fluffy’ Iglesias Shares His Best Advice For Rising Comics

From The Bottom 1% to The Top 1%: Meet Darren Walker, The Man Fighting For Systemic Change

Sarah McBride Broke Barriers as the First Trans State Senator. What’s Next?

Black-ish Star Marcus Scribner on Getting Used to Fame, the Generational Gap and Black Lives Matter

Sports Reporter Erin Andrews on Working With Brady, Belichick and Aikman

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens Up About His Experiences of Racism as a Student

Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla on Vaccine Rollout and Post-Pandemic Travel

The Amber Ruffin Show Meets The Carlos Watson Show

Dodgers Pitcher Walker Buehler on His Journey From Small-Town America to the World Series

90 Million in Extreme Poverty: IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath on the Global Covid Recession

Sarah Jakes Roberts: The Viral Minister — and Wannabe Trap Star

Celebrate Black History Month With 'The Carlos Watson Show'

S2 E53: Has the News Become Divisive Propaganda? ‘The Sum of Us’ Author Heather McGhee on Resetting America

S2 E52: The Lucas Brothers on Brotherhood, Comedy and Their Upcoming Film, Judas and the Black Messiah

S2 E51: Congresswoman Katie Porter on Her January 6th Close Call

S2 E50: How Basketball Superstar CJ McCollum Fought His Way from Lehigh to the NBA

S2 E49: Viral Musician Marc Rebillet on Collaborations with Snoop Dogg and T-Pain

S2 E48: Kenya Moore on Juggling Being a Mom, Entrepreneur and Real Housewife

S2 E47: Republican Strategist Alex Castellanos Predicts the 2024 GOP Nominee

S2 E46: From Quantico to The White Tiger: How Priyanka Chopra Jonas Breaks Barriers

S2 E45: 'Charmed' Actress, Alyssa Milano, Talks COVID Symptoms, #MeToo​, and Politics

S2 E44: COVID Protests and Kidnapping Attempts Can’t Stop Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer

S2 E43: Daily Show Star Dulcé Sloan: There Are No Cheat Codes for Stand-Up Comedy Success

S2 E42: How A ‘Moneyball’ Campaign Approach Helped Madison Cawthorn Win

S2 E41: Meet the Educator Fighting to Fix America’s Achievement Gap: Oliver Scholars CEO Dr. Danielle Moss

S2 E40: Stand-Up Comedian Jo Koy on How His Filipino Heritage and The Tonight Show Helped Him Break Through

S2 E39: Cynthia Bailey: From the First Black Homecoming Queen to RHOA Fame

S2 E38: Boris Kodjoe Talks Love, Parenting and Entrepreneurship with Wife Nicole Ari Parker

S2 E37: Mad Money’s Jim Cramer on COVID Stock Picks, Robinhood Investors, Tesla & Battles With His Temper

S2 E36: Life After Aaron Rodgers: NASCAR’s Danica Patrick Talks Fitness of Mind, Body and Spirit

S2 E35: Hollywood Legend James Brolin Reveals the Blind Date That Led Him to Wife Barbra Streisand

S2 E34: We Asked 100 Celebrities to Reflect on 2020 — From COVID to BLM to the Life Lessons They've Learned

S2 E33: Adam Rippon: The Secrets Behind Olympic Success, His Relationship and … a Future in Comedy?

S2 E32: “I Did Not Come to Play With You Hoes:” Big Freedia on Life, Love and Her Beyoncé Breakout

S2 E31: BBC World News Presenter Katty Kay’s Tips For Women In Power

S2 E30: Bridging Divided America: Understanding the McCloskeys Beyond the St. Louis BLM Gun Standoff

S2 E29: Ex-CIA Director John McLaughlin Suspects Russian Interference at Capitol Hill Insurrection

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S2 E28: Is Jason Derulo’s TikTok Game the Start of a Hollywood Career?

S2 E27: CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Lessons for a Post-COVID World: The Next Crisis Could End Humanity

S2 E26: Shazam Star Meagan Good on Faith, Motherhood and Life With Husband DeVon Franklin

S2 E25: Lloyd Blankfein: Former Goldman Sachs CEO on Investing in Character and Why to Believe in Capitalism

S2 E24: Mariana Van Zeller's Trafficked Will Take You Behind The Scenes of the World’s Biggest Black Markets

S2 E23: Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Reveal Their Dream ‘Verzuz’ Matchup

S2 E22: Dr. Fauci Weighs in on Vaccines, Lockdown Trade-Offs, COVID Communication … and the Next Pandemic

S2 E21: Sevyn Streeter: Iconic R&B Singer/Songwriter Serenades Carlos About 2020 And Love

LIVE Protesters Storm the Capitol: Town Hall Conversation ft. Art Acevedo, Padma Lakshmi and YOU

S2 E20: Michael Barbaro: The Real Story Behind "The Daily," America's Biggest Podcast

S2 E19: ‘Ma Rainey’ Star Glynn Turman Bares His Soul on Chadwick Boseman, ‘Cooley High’ + Life Lessons

S2 E18: American Idol's Jordin Sparks Reveals All on Love and Success for Christmas

S2 E17: CNN’s Lisa Ling on Fertility: Why Aspirational Young Women Should Consider Freezing Their Eggs

S2 E16: Rep. Maxine Waters On COVID, Trump, and Why American Racism Is 'Hard to Digest'

S2 E15: Cari Champion + Jemele Hill Won’t Stick to Sports: Former ESPN Hosts on Disrespect of Black Women

S2 E14: Kurt Busch on How BLM Has Opened Up NASCAR to More Than Checkered Flags

S2 E13: Why Japan Hates Their Most Famous Artist, Takashi Murakami

S2 E12: Ta-Nehisi Coates Shares the Inside Story of ‘Between the World and Me’ on HBO

S2 E11: Bill Gates on the COVID Vaccine: It Will Only Make Us Stronger For the Next Pandemic

Special Episode: Racial Justice + the American Dream: Real Talk, Real Change | Feat. Jalen Rose, John Kasich + More

S2 E9: Garcelle Beauvais Reveals All: Jamie Foxx, the Search for a Soulmate and Sex Secrets

S2 E8: Megyn Kelly: Black Lives Matter and MeToo Have Been Co-Opted By Activists

S2 E7: Fashion Empress Kimora Lee Simmons Is Building Her ‘Baby Phat’ Brand to Last

S2 E6: Free World Class Education for Anyone Anywhere: Sal Khan on the Powerful Theory Behind Khan Academy

S2 E5: You Can’t Cancel Kathy Griffin: Why the Troller-in-Chief's Stand-Up Comedy Keeps Getting Funnier

S2 E4: From Tupac to Deepak: Health Guru Deepak Chopra on How Hip-Hop Informs His Meditation

S2 E3: New Girl's Lamorne Morris: There Can Be More Than One Black Actor in a Show

S2 E2: Why Saweetie Is the New Rihanna: Discover the Music Industry's Next Billion-Dollar Global Brand

S2 E1: Inside Presidential Transitions: Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett on President-Elect Biden's Priorities

About This Show

OZY presents: The Carlos Watson Show, bringing you impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history. Season One will feature guests including politicians Rep. Karen Bass, Sean Spicer, and Andrew Yang; author Malcolm Gladwell; actors and TV Personalities Terry Crews, Jameela Jamil, Karamo Brown and Maggie Siff; and Cleveland Browns Quarterback Baker Mayfield. Produced by OZY and hosted by OZY co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson, the show will be broadcast on the OZY YouTube channel and at every day, Monday to Friday, at 1pm ET. #CarlosWatsonShow #OZY

Genre: Documentaries / TV Series (2020) /

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  • Karen Bass
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Bethenny Frankel
  • Mark Cuban
  • Sean Spicer
  • Paris Hilton
  • John Legend
  • Jameela Jamil
  • Tina Knowles Lawson
  • Padma Lakshmi
  • Jamaal Bowman
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Mitt Romney
  • Simon Sinek
  • Karamo Brown
  • Trevor Noah
  • Roxane Gay
  • Andrew Yang
  • Terry Crews
  • Karl Rove
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Jemele Hill
  • Pete Buttigeig
  • Tan France
  • Adam Grant
  • Marcus Samuelsson
  • Eddie Huang
  • Baker Mayfield
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Sophia Chang
  • Sam Bee
  • Spike Lee

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