Whine Down with Jana Kramer

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 Aug 16, 2018

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At the end of a long day, nothing is better than winding down and decompressing with a good friend, especially one that’s seen it all. Jana Kramer is here to hang out and share her advice and experience from a pretty crazy life. She’s been there and done that, from acting to singing, divorce, motherhood and beyond. If you’ve got something to get off your chest, come over to Jana’s place, pour a glass or two and Whine down!   



Episode Date
Home for the Holidays
01:21:01

Before we get started with this week’s show, Jana and Mike hop on to address some negativity that went down on Jana’s social media, and the steps they’re taking to fight it.

Jana and Mike are just happy to be out of the house for their first time since the birth of baby Jace. Mike shares some intimate thoughts about the bond he’s already felt with his son in the first week of his life. 

Then, they talk to psychoanalyst Dr. Gail Saltz about some easy ways Jana can deal with postpartum anxiety, and she helps Jana and Mike resolve an intense disagreement about where the family is spending the holidays. 

Plus, actress and former Power Ranger Cirena Vincent stops by, to share the story of how she was told she’d never be able to have kids naturally, and now she’s just a few weeks away from the birth of her first child! She and Jana majorly bond over the difficulties of pregnancy, and she opens up about what she fights with her boyfriend over, just to see how similar it is to Mike and Jana!

Dec 10, 2018
The Birth of Jace Joseph Caussin
01:07:18

The big day has finally arrived for Jana and Mike, and they're taking you along every step of the way. Hear their honest and personal thoughts on the night before the birth of their son, and in the car on the way to the hospital. They take you inside the operating room, so you can hear the reactions during the first moments of Jace's life. 



Dec 03, 2018
Between Contractions
01:17:01

It’s getting close to the big day for Jana and Mike, and the pressure is on! Jana is hyper focused on what might be contractions, and she addresses an uncomfortable and unusual question about childbirth. 


Psychologist Hillary Goldsher (www.drhillarygoldsher.com) is in studio to help address Jana’s struggles with anxiety. She gives both Jana and Mike some incredibly helpful tools for dealing with the attacks, and Mike gets honest with Jana about his difficulty with managing her anxiety. 

Nov 26, 2018
Baby Shower with Boris Kodjoe, Justin Baldoni, and I Mom So Hard
01:15:50

It’s Jana’s Baby Shower day! And coming by to help celebrate and lend some fatherly advice is Boris Kodjoe from Station 19 and House of Cards. He lays it all down for Mike, and demonstrates the importance of individuality in a marriage, and why it’s not good to be your child’s friend.

 

Then Justin and Emily Baldoni drop in, for an honest talk about breastfeeding, and since Jana and Mike are expecting a baby boy, they all get into what it means to be “man enough”, and how to teach their son gender equality.

 

And we talk to the ladies of “I Mom So Hard”, and get a hysterical look at some of the less glamorous parts of parenting.

Nov 12, 2018
Ep. 26 Sunscreen Lessons
01:15:39

Jana and Mike sit down with Dr. Leslie Gustafson, an intimacy expert and marriage and family therapist. She helps uncover some truths about their relationship, and Mike is left in tears after hearing it. 


Then Dr. Sonia Batra, a dermatologist from The Doctors, checks in, to help Jana and Mike understand the importance of taking care of their skin. 


And we find out a crazy secret that Jana only does when she’s totally alone.  

Nov 05, 2018
Ep. 25 Rookie Season with Eric Winter, Grocery Store Joe and Jenna Johnson
01:12:28

Eric Winter from The Rookie stops by, and he tells Jana and Mike all about how his wife reacts when he has to film a steamy sex scene for a role, and how he feels when he has to watch her kiss other people, because she’s ALSO an actress! 

 

Then, straight from Jana’s alma mater of Dancing with the Stars, The Bachelor’s Grocery Store Joe and his dance partner Jenna Johnson waltz in! Jenna reveals a big secret about Joe that she learned after spending hours and hours dancing closely with him, and we hear about a huge project Joe has planned for after Dancing with the Stars comes to an end.

 

And Jana and Mike offer up another Relationship Challenge!


Oct 29, 2018
Ep. 24 A Visit from The Nanny
01:07:04

Fran Drescher (The Nanny) stops by to whine down this week! She shares some life changing advice on how to put yourself in the right headspace first thing in the morning. And she opens up about her struggle with cancer, and what people can do to keep themselves healthy. 


Also, we hear if she’d ever reboot The Nanny!


Plus, Jana and Mike get into it on the show, after Mike has a negative reaction to being asked if “he’s okay”. 


Oct 22, 2018
Ep. 23 From Sea to Shining C-Section
01:02:42

We’re getting closer to baby #2 for Jana and Mike, so they’re working out all the decisions they have to make before the big day. Like how to get to the hospital, emergency C-Sections, midwives and at-home births and literally everything else. If you’re a parent or expect to be one, you need to listen to this!


Then Jana reveals what really goes on during their couples therapy sessions, and plays with the idea of doing a LIVE therapy talk. 


And we’ve got a new challenge for all the wives out there!


Oct 15, 2018
Ep. 22 How to Spot a Narcissist
01:07:20

Nicole Ari Parker from Empire is here to whine down! She’s got a gift for Mike that has Jana in tears, and she shares some crucial advice about how to handle 2 kids. 


Then Laura Charanza joins us, to share her expertise on dealing with narcissists. She tells us how to spot someone with toxic behavior and if there’s any hope for a narcissist to change. 


And we find out what happens when Mike tells Jana he doesn’t believe in soul mates. 

Oct 08, 2018
Ep. 21 Paying it Forward
01:09:27

Designer Rachel Zoe is on to talk about what it’s like running a fashion empire and being an involved mother of 2. And she and Jana bond over their daughters obsession with playing “dress up”.

Then Jana’s friend Bobby Bones stops by to talk about a huge secret he’s trying to keep from everybody on Dancing with the Stars, and Jana gives him some veteran advice for how he can get the most out of being on the show.

And, Mike admits a very intimate secret he planned for Jana


Oct 01, 2018
Ep. 20 What's in a (Last) Name?
01:08:47

Samantha Harris from Dancing with the Stars stops by the studio to Whine Down with Jana, and to share some stories from her incredible journey with cancer. She has some tips that are as simple as changing your laundry detergent that might help save your life from cancer.


And Jana's friend Julie Solomon is hanging out too. You've got to hear the story of how they became friends, because it's one of the most unusual and unlikely friendships out there.


Then, Jana and Mike talk about what happens to the last name when a couple gets divorced. Does someone have to change their name back? Can you get a name in a divorce??

Sep 24, 2018
Ep. 19 Getting "it" Done
01:14:38

Jana and Mike kick off the show by addressing some of the criticism Jana got for last week's talk about virginity. We hear how she really feels about being accused of "virgin shaming".


Then, Erin Falconer, author of "How to Get Sh*t Done" stops by. You've got to hear the simple tips she has for getting more done in a day, and setting aside more time for yourself. 

Jana sits down with legendary meditation expert Mallika Chopra, and we hear why teaching meditation to your kids could save their lives. 


Plus,  Jana and Mike help a listener who is going through a horrible situation with her husband. 


Sep 17, 2018
Ep. 18 Will You Accept This Rosé?
01:12:52

Chris Harrison, host of The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, whines down with Jana! She confronts Chris about the controversial choice of Colton as the next Bachelor, and we find out if Chris would ever go on the show.


Also, Mike shares his story of how he was almost on The Bachelorette!


Then Jana and Mike start working on their Halloween costumes, and they have an honest conversation about the right age to lose your virginity.


Sep 10, 2018
Ep. 17 Health Yeah!
01:17:04

Dr. Raj is hanging out in the studio this week, and she offers Jana some crucial advice about her pregnancy that could save her life. She also shares some incredibly important information about personal health, and she debunks some myths about cellulite that will blow your mind.


Then MJ from Shahs of Sunset stops by to talk about her new marriage, her pregnancy journey, and how she resolved differences with her husband about having children.


And Jana faces the hard truth about knowing when to let go of a longtime friend.


Sep 03, 2018
Ep. 16 Sorority Row
01:13:53

Jana does a deep dive into the wild world of sororities, frats, and Greek life this week. We hear crazy stories from women that are going through rush right now, and Mike opens up about the hazing that goes on in professional sports.


And we get an update from Jana’s friend Sara about her engagement!


Aug 27, 2018
Ep. 15 When Housewives Get Real
01:16:00

It’s a Real Housewife party this week, when Jana opens her doors to some of the wildest ladies on TV.

 

She sits down with Leanne Locken, who gives Jana’s friend Sara some unforgettable advice, and she gets very real and honest about her difficult upbringing, in a very “Leanne” way.

 

Then, Emily Simpson from RHOC calls in and talks about what it’s like to be new to the Real Housewives, and how she’s handling life in the public eye.

 

And we hear from Monique Samuels from Real Housewives of Potomac, and find out that she and Jana have shockingly similar lives.


Aug 19, 2018
Ep. 14 Numbers Don't Lie
01:29:26

Jana and Mike get raw and real in this episode, when they go head to head with psychologist Dr. Wendy Walsh. She gives some incredibly valuable advice on how to deal with ultimatums and how to best communicate your needs to your partner. But things turn really heavy when she gets Mike to open up about being love avoidant and his issues with intimacy.

 

Then, numerologist Remington Donovan comes by to give Jana and Mike a reading, and he puts Mike’s skepticism to the test. He reveals some details about Mike and Jana’s careers and relationship that freaked everybody out.


Aug 13, 2018
Ep. 13 Written in the Stars
01:08:51

Jana and Mike welcome astrologist Debra Silverman to the show, to give her insight on what our star signs reveal about ourselves. She blows Mike’s mind when she reveals something about him that may transform him from a skeptic to a believer.


We find out more about Jana and Mike’s relationship when they take a deeper look into what’s going on in their dreams.


And, we Jana gives some incredible advice on how to deal with difficult mother in laws.


Aug 06, 2018
Ep. 12 Crossing Over
01:10:02

Superstar medium John Edward joins Jana in studio!


He tells Jana and Mike a crazy detail about their future together, and tries to break Mike of his skepticism. And you have to hear the story of how John tried to influence the star sign of his son... before he was born.


Then Jana and Mike share some exciting details from the world of potty training.

Jul 30, 2018
Ep. 11 What's the Sex?
01:15:05

Jana and Mike have a huge announcement to make: the gender of their new baby!

 

Then, sex therapist Leslie Gustafson calls in with some crucial advice on what to do if your partner has a different love language than you. 

 

And Jana shares some tips on how to manage anxiety, and we hear her honest thoughts on “mom guilt”

Jul 23, 2018
Ep. 10 Handmaid in a Country Song
01:03:57

This week, Jana reveals one of her deepest secret anxieties, that will blow your mind when you hear it, and she changes a listener’s entire life with some incredibly honest relationship advice.

 

Jana and Jen make good on their promise to binge watch The Handmaid’s Tale, and we have one of the stars of the Emmy nominated show in the studio to break down what has everyone so obsessed. 


And you won’t believe the crazy year Maddie & Tae have had, but we’ve got them in-studio to get the real story on what happened with their record label, and hear some secrets about their relationships..

Jul 16, 2018
Ep. 9 It's All Good in the Motherhood
01:05:13

Jana sits down with her close friends from Nashville to talk about their parenting pet peeves, the problem with participation trophies, and some advice on how to recover from infidelity. 


Then, her pal Kristen Brust stops by, and gives some incredible advice for anyone that’s experienced loss, and the two share an extremely emotional and real moment as they bond over pregnancy difficulties. 


Jul 09, 2018
Ep. 8 Big News
01:16:57

Jana and Mike have a HUGE announcement that will change the rest of their lives. 


Omar Epps stops by to talk about fatherhood and share some of the lessons he’s learned. 


Then, psychic Thomas John gives Jana and Mike a reading that reveals some secrets about their relationship and their future together. 

Jun 25, 2018
Ep. 7 Actress, Neuroscientist, Mom
01:01:10

Jana whines down with Mayim Bialik, the star of Blossom and The Big Bang Theory, to get her insight on navigating motherhood, finding balance with her career, and the joy of organizing Legos. Listen to find out what happened when Mayim went on a dating site, and how Jana feels about posting her child on social media. 

Jun 18, 2018
Ep. 6 From the Window to the Wahlberg
00:42:43

Marissa Jaret Winokour hangs out with Jana to compare notes about their experience on Dancing with the Stars, and what it’s like raising her son while her husband is away at work.


Then Jana chats with Rhea Wahlberg about running your own business, being married to a famous person, and the hardest job of all: being a mom.


Jun 11, 2018
Ep. 5 Let's Talk About Sex Part 2
01:03:07

Jana is back to go a bit deeper into the topic of sex and intimacy. After addressing the fallout from last week’s episode, she gives an update on what has changed in her relationship with Mike after their breakthrough.


Then, Cherie Healey returns to answer all of your sex questions, and there are no limits.


Jun 04, 2018
Ep. 4 Let's Talk About Sex
01:01:04

It’s the Sex episode! Jana’s husband Mike returns to talk about the male side of problems with physical intimacy. 


You won’t believe the breakthrough Jana and Mike have when they talk to Relationship expert Cherie Healey. The revelations they have about each other leave everyone in the studio speechless. 


May 28, 2018
Ep. 3 Mom World
00:54:28

Jana tackles what it means to be a mom, and how to find balance with other parts of her life. 


Spiritual Healer Shiva Rose stops by, with tips on how baths and meditation can help moms relax, and she gives Jana a suggestion involving a Jade egg. 


Then Jana sits down with Siri Daly, and she dishes on why her husband Carson Daly drives her nuts when he eats an Everything bagel


May 22, 2018
Ep. 2 Marriage Uncorked
01:02:49

Jana clears up some drama that went down after the first episode, then she connects with a listener whose marriage survived infidelity after she had an affair with her boss.


And she brings her husband Michael into the studio, to have a real and frank discussion about the struggles in their marriage, and how to keep the romance in their relationship.

May 14, 2018
Ep. 1 The First Pour
00:41:30

Welcome to Whine Down with Jana Kramer! We get to know Jana a little better, when she shares the story of her one week marriage, and a discussion on the importance of sex in a relationship. 


Then she gets some words of wisdom from life coach Caroline Zwickson, and learns how to ask your partner for help. 

May 07, 2018
Teaser - American Idols
00:07:07

Jana sits down with Ada Vox, Dennis Lorenzo and Michelle Sussette, fresh off their elimination from American Idol. She chats with the singers about what's next for them, and offers some words of encouragement as a professional musician.



For more interviews, check out Whine Down with Jana Kramer on May 7th!

Apr 30, 2018
Teaser - A Taste of Whine
00:07:37

On Whine Down with Jana Kramer, she'll sit down with you each week and tackle the world of motherhood, marriage, sex, and everything in between. She'll give her take on the trending issues of the day, and share her thoughts from her wild life experience.


Check out Whine Down with Jana Kramer, when it's uncorked on May 7th!


Apr 30, 2018
Teaser - Getting to Know Jana
00:09:13

You may know Jana Kramer as a singer, or an actress, but on Whine Down, you'll get to know the real Jana.


Check out Whine Down with Jana Kramer when it premieres on May 7th!

Apr 30, 2018