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August 12, 2019
In this bonus episode, Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) and D’Arcy Carden (Janet) join ATX Television Festival panel host Ben Blacker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast) to talk about what happens behind the scenes of The Good Place: The Podcast. They also discuss lots of great anecdotes about shooting the show, including the cast meeting for the first time, the table read for Season 3’s finale episode, Marc Evan Jackson doing his own stunts and lots more.  For information on how to attend next year’s festival (June 4-7, 2020), please visit: atxfestival.com.   To hear and see more panels, Q&As and conversations from ATX: Subscribe to ATX's own original podcast, The TV CampfireSubscribe to ATX's official YouTube channelFollow ATX on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @ATXFestival The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
July 31, 2019
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans and cast of The Good Place. In this episode, Mike O’Malley talks about his multifaceted entertainment career, from acting, to playwriting, to showrunning and more. Mike also talks about his near-casting as Ron Swanson on Parks and Recreation and how Mike Schur makes it up to him. Mike O’Malley names the Innocence Project for his “What’s Good?” segment.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
July 24, 2019
Listen to the full panel from San Diego Comic-Con 2019 as Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) hosts the cast and producers of The Good Place. During the panel, they talk about the series finale, take fans' questions and tell a fork-ton of behind-the-scenes stories. William Jackson Harper even sings about his dog! The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
June 24, 2019
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his role opposite William Jackson Harper as a rapping apple in The Electric Company, playing Amy Santiago’s brother on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, his inspiration and process for writing Hamilton and much more. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
June 13, 2019
Join host Marc Evan Jackson as he learns about a big announcement from show creator Mike Schur. Marc also chats with Mike and cast members D’Arcy Carden, Ted Danson, Manny Jacinto, Jameela Jamil and William Jackson Harper about Season 3 and Mike's plans for the future. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
May 6, 2019
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Paul Scheer talks about “secreting” his way into the show by talking about it with everyone he knows. He also talks about his character on The Good Place, an actual Good Place resident, and recalls all his previous characters from other Mike Schur shows like Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. His favorite charities are the USO and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
April 8, 2019
During the show’s hiatus, host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with celebrity fans of The Good Place. In this episode, Busy Philipps talks about how The Good Place brings her pure joy and how she identifies with Eleanor (Kristen Bell) and her Arizona upbringing. Busy also tells us what’s good in her life, like her five-year-old, and Baby2Baby and Hollygrove, two charities she works with. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
February 11, 2019
In Part 2 of 2 of this special forkin’ episode, host (and actor on both The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine) Marc Evan Jackson talks with Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Melissa Fumero (Amy) and Executive Producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici. They answer fan questions from around the world and discuss show crossovers, balancing heart and humor, guest stars, and more.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
February 4, 2019
In Part 1 of 2 of this special forkin’ episode, host (and actor on both The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine) Marc Evan Jackson talks with Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Melissa Fumero (Amy) and Executive Producers Dan Goor and Luke Del Tredici. They discuss the show’s origins, cast diversity, place in pop culture, cancellation/renewal, and more.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
January 25, 2019
The Good Place star Ted Danson (Michael) and show creator Michael Schur shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the emotional season finale, where Season 4 is heading, the casting of William Jackson Harper (Chidi), the show's approach to writing, and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
January 18, 2019
Guest host and The Good Place actor Jason Mantzoukas (Derek) delves into episode 312, “Chidi Sees the Time-Knife,” with writer Joe Mande, digital effects supervisor David Niednagel and actor Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about all the crazy forkin’ visual effects in the episode, the origin of the Niednagel creature, Joe’s writing process, drinking Spanish olives, and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.      The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
January 11, 2019
The Good Place associate producer Matt Quezada, actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi), and guest star Nicole Byer (Gwendolyn) shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about shooting a “bottle” episode (all in one location), Nicole’s guest spot as the mailroom clerk and how she approached playing someone in the actual Good Place, Chidi and Eleanor’s (Kristen Bell) date, the evolution of Janet’s (D’Arcy Carden) character, and a fork-load of funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2019
December 7, 2018
The Good Place writers Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan, actress D’Arcy Carden (Janet) and executive producer/director Morgan Sackett shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about D’Arcy’s performance as all the characters in Janet’s body, how they balanced the complexity of the concept with the budget of a network TV show, the very unsexy kiss between D’Arcy and Kristen Bell and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
November 16, 2018
The Good Place writer Andrew Law, actress Tiya Sircar (Vicky), actor Bambadjan Bamba (Bambadjan), casting director Ben Harris and stunt coordinator Jeff Imada shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about catching up with Doug Forcett (Michael McKean) and finally satisfying fans’ questions about him, how Damon Lindelof’s TV show "Lost" informs the writers’ choices, Nick Offerman’s rejection for the role of "Shawn" and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
November 9, 2018
The Good Place writer Jen Statsky and animal trainer Debbie Pearl shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how they capture the animals’ performances on the show, Kristen Bell’s rogue iguana, Chidi getting pushed into the Jaws lake on the Universal backlot, the philosophy behind the episode and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
November 2, 2018
The Good Place guest stars Andy Daly (Dave) and Rebecca Hazlewood (Kamilah), as well as graphic designer Graham Ratliff shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about Kristen Bell’s “umbrella rig;” Andy’s portrayal of Ben Franklin on another Mike Schur show, The Office; Graham’s unique graphic design predicaments; the character Rebecca originally auditioned to play and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
October 26, 2018
The Good Place writer Matt Murray, actor Manny Jacinto (Jason Mendoza) and actor Mitch Narito (Donkey Doug) shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk Mitch’s audition for Mike Schur, why Jaguars fans yell “Duval,” the one thing Matt didn’t want to get cut from the episode and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
October 19, 2018
The Good Place writer Megan Amram, actress D’Arcy Carden and editor Eric Kissack shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how Eric and Mike Schur decide on what scenes to cut when editing an episode, where the afterlife timeline “Jeremy Bearimy” comes from, William Jackson Harper revealing his ripped body on TV and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
October 12, 2018
The Good Place production designer Ian Phillips and TV director Beth McCarthy-Miller shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the differences between the art department jobs, how Beth approaches directing an episode on a new TV show, Mike Schur’s love for cake and banners, Jacksonville Jaguars fans’ influence on the writing and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
October 5, 2018
The Good Place writer Dan Schofield and actress Kirby Howell-Baptiste (Simone) shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about Kirby’s audition and her background in improvisation, how the writers’ room named Simone, the return of Adam Scott as Trevor, Marc’s favorite romantic comedy scene in this episode and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 28, 2018
In the Season 3 premiere, The Good Place writer and comedy maven Jen Statsky and actress Jameela Jamil shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the writers’ room’s excitement to write Season 3, how Jameela didn’t watch Season 1 until it was over, Mike Schur’s additions to the writers’ room this season, the explanation for Chidi’s American accent and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 21, 2018
The Good Place creator, executive producer, writer and director Michael Schur shoots the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the season 3 premiere, how his impeccable memory of other TV shows helps him write The Good Place, the writers’ room’s unique approach to packing more story into a season, the writers’ love for Maya Rudolph’s comedy skills and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 18, 2018
Actress Kristen Bell shoots the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the joys of acting with Maya Rudolph with her ability to improv, Kristen’s love of Friday Night Lights and Kyle Chandler, the importance of reactions in a performance, why she wants to know what Mike Schur really thinks of her and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 14, 2018
Director of Photography David Miller and Set Decorator Kim Wannop shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about veteran actors like Ted Danson and Kristen Bell making David’s job easier, how David’s career switched from pharmacy to filmmaking, where Kim gets all the amazing props we see on the show and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 11, 2018
Actor Manny Jacinto, writer Tyler Straessle and Tom Zawacki from props shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson to talk about Tyler writing his first episode of The Good Place, the casts' Comic-Con experience, the comedic specificity of the props, how Manny’s auditions are different now because of the show and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 7, 2018
Actor Ted Danson and editor Eric Kissack shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about the challenges of editing a TV show with such great comedy writing and performances, Kristen Bell’s acting secret, who has been hiding Easter eggs in episodes, an acting tip from Ted and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
September 4, 2018
Actor Jason Mantzoukas (Derek) and second assistant director Jeff Rosenberg shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about Jason’s improv and sketch-comedy acting background and discuss performing in the Mike Schur universe in TV shows Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and now The Good Place. They also talk about Jeff’s air-traffic-controller-like skills as a key second A.D. and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 31, 2018
Actress D’Arcy Carden (Janet) and director Dean Holland shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how Mike Schur has created an impressively complex TV show, how the writing is tailored to the actors and their acting style, what it’s like to direct comedy with Mike Schur, why D’Arcy loves going to work with Kristen Bell, Ted Danson and the rest of the cast and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 28, 2018
Actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi) and philosophy advisor Dr. Todd May shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how philosophy informs Mike Schur and the writing team, where “the trolley problem” comes from, William's desire to complete the Kierkegaard rap and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 24, 2018
Comedy writer Andrew Law and actor Marques Ray shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about the joy of writing jokes for Tahani, Ted Danson’s acting chops, how Michael’s existential crisis hilariously presents itself and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 21, 2018
Writers’ assistant Lizzy Pace, editor Matt Freund and composer David Schwartz shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about life in a comedy writers’ room, the composing process for music on The Good Place, how Mike Schur generates character names and a shirt-ton more funny anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 17, 2018
Actress Jameela Jamil and comedy writer Megan Amram shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about Jameela’s first performance acting drunk, how her posh accent slips when she argues, Megan’s hilarious obsession (or maybe mental health issue) with puns, the decline of Jameela’s Instagram handle and a shirt-ton of funny behind-the-scenes stories about The Good Place. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 14, 2018
The Good Place writers Jen Statsky and Joe Mande and director Trent O’Donnell shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson. They talk about how Mike Schur forces the writers to act on TV, Jameela Jamil’s stunning fashion, Ted Danson’s phenomenal performance as Michael in Season 2 and a shirt-ton of funny behind-the-scenes stories. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 10, 2018
Chapter 13: The Good Place creator and executive producer Michael Schur takes a break from the writers' room to shoot the shirt with host and performer Marc Evan Jackson. Michael talks about identifying with TV characters he's written from The Office and Parks and Recreation, the differences in writing and producing artful media vs. big budget entertainment, his nods to Damon Lindelof's "Lost," the funny history behind his Twitter handle and a shirt-ton more. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 7, 2018
Actress Maribeth Monroe (Mindy St. Claire) and visual effects supervisor David Niednagel shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about acting on a secretive TV show, the behind-the-scenes visual effects process, how Maribeth got her start in improv comedy and a shirt-ton more. The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
August 3, 2018
Comedy TV writer Andrew Law and costume designer Kirston Mann join host Marc Evan Jackson to share stories about The Good Place costume themes, writing for Parks and Recreation and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, conspiracy theorist fans, the attention Mike Schur pays to food in his TV shows and a fork-ton of other hilarious topics.  The Good Place: The Podcast is a production of NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 31, 2018
Actor William Jackson Harper (Chidi) and writer Demi Adejuyigbe join host Mark Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about writing, the similarities between William and "Chidi," the challenges of joining a writers’ room in full swing, how philosophy has influenced their writing and performance process, behind-the-scenes stories including Joe Mande’s Frank Caliendo joke he couldn’t let go and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 27, 2018
Actress Tiya Sircar (Real Eleanor/Vicky) and writer Jen Statsky shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about how Tiya’s original audition was for “Tahani,” how the writers’ room is rarely about comedy writing, Mike Schur’s “good-for-something folder” and a fork-ton more laughs and behind-the-scenes stories.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 23, 2018
This special bonus episode is from The Good Place panel at the 2018 Comic-Con International in San Diego on Saturday, July 21. On the panel are Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D'Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto and Executive Producers Michael Schur, Morgan Sackett, and Drew Goddard. It was a great forking conversation. Enjoy. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 20, 2018
Acting icon Ted Danson and writer Dan Schofield join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about why Ted accepted his role on The Good Place, why bars freak him out, a behind-the-scenes story about performing his iconic laugh at the end of Season 1 and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 13, 2018
Actress D’Arcy Carden (Janet) and writer Megan Amram join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about D’Arcy’s bizarre audition experience, her brilliant performance as “Janet,” outsmarting audiences with smart writing and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
July 6, 2018
Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with The Good Place comedy writing team Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan about the uniqueness of the writers’ room, insights into “Michael,” including Ted Danson’s amazing acting performance, protecting the plot twist and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
June 29, 2018
Actress Kristen Bell and legendary TV producer Morgan Sackett join host Marc Evan Jackson to shoot the shirt about how Kristen became “Eleanor,” the art department’s behind-the-scenes Easter eggs, producing calmly while under pressure, comedy acting and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
June 22, 2018
Manny Jacinto (Jason) and writer/co-executive producer Joe Mande shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about Manny’s crazy audition, where the obsession with Bortles came from, how Manny’s life informs his acting on The Good Place and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
June 15, 2018
First-time actress Jameela Jamil (Tahani) and set designer extraordinaire Camille Bratkowski shoot the shirt with host Marc Evan Jackson about acting for the first time, Ted Danson’s unconventional behind-the-scenes relaxation techniques to enhance his comedy performance, the amazing locations you can actually visit in Los Angeles and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
June 8, 2018
The Good Place casting directors Allison Jones and Ben Harris join comedy writer Alan Yang and host Marc Evan Jackson to discuss Jameela’s audition performance for Tahani, writing for demons, anecdotes about acting and writing and a fork-ton more.  NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
June 1, 2018
Host Marc Evan Jackson shoots the shirt with storytelling mastermind, show creator and architect of The Good Place (the show, not heaven) Michael Schur. They discuss the backstory of Mike getting carte blanche to make the TV show he’s always wanted, the inner workings of Janet, dark corners of fringe ethics, plot development, behind-the-scenes anecdotes about writing and a fork-ton more. NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
May 24, 2018
Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official podcast for NBC's The Good Place. We don't care how many points you have, subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode insights and anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen.  @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Network © 2018
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