Kevin Pollak's Chat Show

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 Jan 1, 2019

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An award-winning actor, Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects, Casino, A Few Good Men) was named by Comedy Central as One of the Top 100 Comedians of All Time. Here, he interviews celebrated actors, writers, directors, comedians, and masters of the tech universe. New episodes drop weekly on Tuesdays.

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Episode Date
Matt Walsh

UCB co-founder and "Veep" co-star Matt Walsh IS a damn funny fella. He shares a more serious side, and Kevin gladly takes the trip.

Feb 12, 2019
Katie O’Brien and Katy Colloton

Katie O'Brien and Katy Colloton share hilarious and, damn it, inspiring stories about their path to co-creating and co-starring in the hit TV Land series "Teachers".

Feb 05, 2019
Constance Zimmer

The forever extraordinary and gainfully employed Constance Zimmer tells Kevin what kind of sweet hell she's been through along her path.

Jan 29, 2019
Joe Manganiello

Star of the thrilling crime podcast "The Angel of Vine", Joe Manganiello shares tales from his early days in Pittsburgh, as well as the making of this new audio hit.

Jan 22, 2019
Mike Zegen

Mike Zegen spills all he's learned and enjoyed from playing "Joel Maisel" on the multi-award-winning Amazon series, "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel".

Jan 15, 2019
Alfred Molina

Award-winning actor Alfred Molina shares tales, from being shown the ropes by Harrison Ford for his first gig on Raiders of the Lost Ark, to improvising in Boogie Nights, "That's Cosmo. He's Chinese." And much, much more...

Jan 08, 2019
Chris Fairbanks

Comedian Chris Fairbanks joins guest host Samm Levine for a lively chat about hip replacements, anger issues, and Canadian reggae singers.

Jan 01, 2019
Clark Wolfe

Actress, host, podcaster and personality Clarke Wolfe stops by to chat with guest host Samm Levine about geek culture, trusting your gut, and why New York isn't for everyone.

This episode is brought to you by BETDSI ( code: CHATSHOW).

Dec 25, 2018
Peter Segal

Wildly successful comedy film director Peter Segal talks about how to achieve his creative goals while directing huge comedy stars like Adam Sandler and others.

This episode is brought to you by BETDSI ( code: CHATSHOW).

Dec 18, 2018
Chris Elliott

Long-time genius Chris Elliott shares more insights into his particular brand of humor than is legally allowed in most states.

Dec 11, 2018
Jimmy Pardo

Jimmy Pardo and guest host Samm Levine talk about throwing out the first pitch at a baseball game, Wikipedia, and Jimmy's latest podcast, "Playing Games".

Dec 04, 2018
Kev’s Fav - Jon Favreau

This year's generous helping of Thanksgiving leftovers includes a bona fide Chef! Venture back with us to the year 2013, when Kevin sat down with actor-turned-everything Jon Favreau!

Nov 27, 2018
Paul Lieberstein

Paul Lieberstein is best known to comedy fans for playing the dry, oft-annoyed character "Toby" on NBC's "The Office". Paul's written, directed, and stars in a wonderful indie film "Song of Back and Neck", and Kevin has a LOT of questions about it.

Nov 20, 2018
Ben Lee

Kevin chats with Australian musician and composer Ben Lee about his career, which started as an oddly-famous 14-year-old punk rocker...

Nov 13, 2018
Jenna Laurenzo

Kevin finds out what it's like to be a first-timer as a film Writer/Director and star from Jenna Laurenzo, whose film "Lez Bomb", about a young woman coming out to her parents during Thanksgiving, opens this weekend.

Nov 06, 2018
Jon Dore

Comedian Jon Dore chats with guest host Samm Levine about their shared past, Canadian holidays, and Jon's new Comedy Central special, "Big Questions, Huge Answers".

This episode is brought to you by The Athletic (

Oct 30, 2018
Wayne Federman

Friend of the show Wayne Federman stops by to chat with guest host Samm Levine about his new podcast, being a USC professor, and HBO's "Crashing".

Oct 23, 2018
Danny Pino

Danny Pino chats with Kevin about growing up in Miami with Cuban parents and four brothers, breaking through playing a sociopath on "The Shield", and now working on FX and Kurt Sutter's runaway hit, "Mayans M.C.".

Oct 16, 2018
Ione Skye

Ione Skye shares her English roots and her California upbringing, as well as the deets on Lena Dunham's new HBO comedy, "Camping", in which Ione co-stars.

This episode is brought to you by John Coltrane’s Both Directions at Once ( code: 20offcoltrane).

Oct 09, 2018
Kurtwood Smith

Kurtwood Smith was ruthless in RoboCop, then fatherly in That '70s Show, but Kevin LOVES his new show Patriot. It's old pros chatting about their path to today.

Oct 02, 2018
Jason Sudeikis

THE Jason Sudeikis spills 17 years of life and laughs in just under 107 minutes, and your love of him will runneth over too!

Sep 25, 2018
Yeardley Smith

Yeardley Smith shares her fascination with small town crime and her podcast Small Town Dicks, AND shares the difference between her and Lisa Simpson's voice!

Sep 18, 2018
Thomas Lennon

THE Thomas Lennon returns to the Chat Show, and this time, it's personal... and, of course, damn hell funny.

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Sep 11, 2018
Mark Normand

Kevin welcomes the unstoppable talent of comedian Mark Normand to have a proper chat. Mark tells of his pre-teen life living in the French Quarter, and friends... it gets weird. But, you know, "ha-ha" weird.

This episode is brought to you by MyBookie.

Sep 04, 2018
Justin Willman

World-class magician Justin Willman sits down with guest host Samm Levine to discuss the importance of playing kids' birthday parties, performing at the White House, and his new Netflix series "Magic for Humans".

This episode is brought to you by MyBookie.

Aug 28, 2018
Tony Shalhoub

With multiple Emmys (nominated again for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”), and a recent Tony Award, Tony Shalhoub may be loved by us all, but here he explains how the youngest of ten children makes it out of Wisconsin alive, let alone has a shot in the big leagues of showbiz. Oh, and “Mrs. Mailsel.”

Aug 21, 2018
Rob Riggle

Guest host Samm Levine chats with Rob Riggle about comedy, military service, and his upcoming projects "Night School" and "Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy".

Aug 14, 2018
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