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Homecoming

Gimlet

The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations.

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1. MANDATORY

Nov 16th, 201619:22

New clients arrive. A customer asks for the bill. The airport signage needs a lot of work. A bird wakes up in the Everglades.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN - Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerDARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie BlakeTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky The Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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11. TIMEOUT

Aug 16th, 201731:48

Nobody has any idea what they’re doing. Ever. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat JACOB GRAVY - Michael CeraRENZO KONTINA - Chris GethardLEON SANDS - Kelly AucoinWALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

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10. RECOVERY

Aug 9th, 201727:26

It’s complicated because you’re making it complicated.Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisANTHONY AZAM - David CrossRANDOLPH GEIST - Spike JonzeTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat RUDY DETROIT - Micah Stock

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9. BELIEVER

Aug 2nd, 201722:33

You’ve got a target on your back. I could tell the moment I saw you.Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisGLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes RuehlBECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat RENZO KONTINA - Chris GethardDRIVER - Kristine ZbornikJUDO STAR - Sebastian Conelli

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8. CIPHER

Jul 26th, 201729:34

Ooh, they authorized you.Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisANTHONY AZAM - David CrossGLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes RuehlBECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat 

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3. PHONY

Nov 30th, 201626:49

A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerANTHONY AZAM - David CrossELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis SomervilleThe Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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2. PINEAPPLE

Nov 23rd, 201622:02

Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerANTHONY AZAM - David CrossJOSEPH SHRIER - Babak TaftiELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis SomervilleThe Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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Alex Blumberg sits down with the stars of the Homecoming  TV show-- Julia Roberts and Stephan James, and director Sam Esmail-- to talk about how they came to the project and what it was like to film it.This is the final part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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Being in charge of a big-budget TV production means having to make decisions. It's a new kind of power for Micah and Eli, and one that's sometimes uncomfortable to exercise. The words they write have real-world, three-dimensional-- and sometimes winged-- consequences.This is the third part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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Micah and Eli get to work, writing the scripts for the Homecoming TV show. But taking something meant only for the ear, and turning it into something for the eye... proves to be deceptively challenging. Plus, Alex visits the set of the show, to meet the small army of people actually building the visual world of Homecoming. This is the second part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show, which airs November 4th.

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Two years ago, Gimlet launched its first fiction podcast: Homecoming. Now, this November, a television series based on the hit podcast and starring Julia Roberts is launching.  Alex Blumberg went behind the scenes as Homecoming went from podcast to TV production. In this first episode, Homecoming creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg recount the journey, from concept to podcast to pitching the show to bigtime Hollywood producers. And we hear from some of the celebrities they met along the way.This is the first part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show.

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A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Our newest scripted fiction podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale. Written by Aaron Mark. Listen to the rest of the series on gimletmedia.com/dolores-roach or wherever you listen. 

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We’re excited to introduce our newest fiction podcast: Sandra. Helen thought her new job would help her forget her dreary hometown, but working behind the curtain on everyone’s favorite A.I. isn’t quite the escape she expected.Listen to the rest of the series by visiting gimletmedia.com/Sandra or wherever you get your podcasts.Apple Podcasts | Pocketcasts | Overcast | Stitcher

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12. JOB

Aug 23rd, 201739:31

That feeling you’re feeling? You’ll get used to it.Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Special thanks to John Brandon, Jacob Bronstein, Alicia Van Couvering, Satchel Buck Jones, Rachel Khong, Matthew Boll, Victoria Barner, Peter Bresnan, and Alex Blumberg. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisANTHONY AZAM - David CrossTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky GLORIA CRUZ - Mercedes RuehlBECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat RUDY DETROIT - Micah StockGUARD - Suni ReyeswithRANDOLPH GEIST - Spike JonzeandWALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac

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7. TERMINATED

Jul 19th, 201726:20

I’m talking about very light pressure. Very discreet. I know who to call, totally professional guys.Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecomingHEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky BECKY MURDO - Alia Shawkat JACOB GRAVY - Michael CeraARIEL BELFAST - Caroline Fiona MartinBARTENDER - Rebekah Bentley

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Season Two: Coming Soon

Jun 29th, 20171:49

Homecoming: Season TwoStarring Catherine KeenerDavid SchwimmerAmy SedarisDavid CrossAaron SerotskyMercedes RuehlAlia ShawkatMichael Ceraand Chris Gethardwith Spike Jonzeand Oscar IsaacReturning July 19Subscribe now

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In the final episode of the Season One After Show, we talk with Catherine Keener about playing Heidi Bergman and maybe, just maybe, returning for more.

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6. OPTIMISTS

Dec 21st, 201623:33

What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I’m going to stop you there, okay?Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerAUDREY TEMPLE - Amy SedarisELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis SomervilleTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky The Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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5. HYSTERICAL

Dec 14th, 201625:03

Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerTHOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky The Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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4. STOP HELPING

Dec 7th, 201619:59

Walter asks for an explanation. Colin asks for the pot roast.Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine KeenerWALTER CRUZ - Oscar IsaacCOLIN BELFAST - David SchwimmerDARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie BlakeThe Homecoming After Show was made in conjunction with Apple iBooks. For a deeper dive into the story, and to see the books behind the series, go to apple.co/homecoming.

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Preview

Oct 30th, 20162:44

The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. It's an innovative, immersive audio experience — a psychological thriller unfolding across the six episodes of Season One. Premieres Wednesday, November 16th.

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