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Industry Standard w/ Barry Katz

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A one-of-a-kind insiders look at Hollywood from a totally different perspective. This inspirational weekly series provides an “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's bi...Show More
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Kelly Carlin (Part 1 of 2)

1:00:37 | Jun 18th

Barry Katz interviews legendary comedian George Carlin's daughter Kelly Carlin about her experience growing up with a famous father, finding her own path and becoming a successful comedian, writer and producer.
Michael Levine (Part 2 of 2)

45:45 | Jun 14th

Barry Katz continues his conversation with publicist Michael Levine to talk about his pathway to success and listen to his advice. Levine has represented a record-breaking 58 Academy Award winners, 34 Grammy Award winners, 43 New York Times best-sell...Show More
Michael Levine (Part 1 of 2)

47:52 | Jun 11th

Barry Katz invites publicist Michael Levine to talk about his pathway to success and listen to his advice. Levine has represented a record-breaking 58 Academy Award winners, 34 Grammy Award winners, 43 New York Times best-sellers. The people he has ...Show More
Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan (Best of, Part 2 of 2)

45:56 | Jun 6th

JIM GAFFIGAN worked in the advertising business on award-winning campaigns for Sierra Mist, ESPN, Saturn, and Rolling Rock, earning him Business Week's 1999 salesman of the year award. He got his first big break on “Late Show with David Letterman,” w...Show More
Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan (Best of, Part 1)

52:14 | Jun 3rd

JIM GAFFIGAN worked in the advertising business on award-winning campaigns for Sierra Mist, ESPN, Saturn, and Rolling Rock, earning him Business Week's 1999 salesman of the year award. He got his first big break on “Late Show with David Letterman,” w...Show More
Dane Cook (Part 2 of 2)

1:44:09 | May 30th

Barry and legendary comedian, actor and personal friend DANE COOK are coming back for the second part of a 4 hour long interview which provides a unique in-depth look into Dane's career and personal life. From his difficult relationship with his brot...Show More
Dane Cook (Part 1 of 2)

1:46:27 | May 27th

Barry sits down with legendary comedian, actor and personal friend DANE COOK for the first part of a 4 hour long interview which provides a unique in-depth look at Dane's career and personal life. From his difficult relationship with his father, to s...Show More
Ben Gleib (Re-Release, Part 2 of 2)

1:38:21 | May 23rd

Comedian, writer and game show host BEN GLEIB (Idiotest, Chelsea Lately, Neurotic Gangster) is back for the second part of the re-release of his old episode of Industry Standard with 25min of NEW added content recorded this past week! In it, Gleib ta...Show More
Ben Gleib (Re-Release, Part 1 of 2)

1:38:09 | May 20th

Comedian, writer and game show host BEN GLEIB (Idiotest, Chelsea Lately, Neurotic Gangster) is back for a re-release of an old episode of Industry Standard with 25min of NEW added content recorded this past week! In it, Gleib talks about his campaign...Show More
The Unknown Comic a.k.a Murray Langston (Part 2 of 2)

1:08:55 | May 16th

In this second part, Murray Langston (a.k.a The Unknown Comic) shares his stories of working and meeting some of the greatest people on earth. From partying with Elvis and meeting Dean Martin to working with Cher, the stories keep getting better and ...Show More
The Unknown Comic a.k.a Murray Langston (Part 1 of 2)

1:02:40 | May 13th

In this exceptional interview, Murray Langston shares how he came up with the idea of the "Unknown Comic," and takes it way back to his early days in an impoverished family in Canada, his enrolment in the US Navy and his first appearance on "The Gong...Show More
Michael Pressman (Part 2 of 2)

49:18 | May 10th

In this second episode, producer/director Michael Pressman talks about his beginnings in the business, how he started acting, moved to Los Angeles, went to CalArts and directed his first film, thanks to the support of the legendary Roger Corman.
Michael Pressman (Part 1 of 2)

46:14 | May 6th

In this episode, Barry Katz interviews film and television producer/director Michael Pressman ("Law & Order," "Picket Fences," "Elementary") who shares his experience as a child actor in the theater world, his early success as a director and working ...Show More
Tracey MacDonald (Part 2 of 2)

48:36 | May 2nd

In this second episode, Star Search winner and comedian Tracey MacDonald tells Barry about her battle against breast cancer, the emotional and physical struggles that came with it and how she keeps working, keep going on stage and keep writing jokes ...Show More
Tracey MacDonald (Part 1 of 2)

40:39 | Apr 29th

Barry sits down with Tracey MacDonald for a funny and emotional interview where they discuss her career, her success on Star Search with Arsenio Hall and her battle against breast cancer.
Jay Mohr (Best of Part 2 of 2)

51:18 | Apr 25th

In this second episode, Barry Katz and Jay Mohr talk about Jay's family, his childhood and the people he has worked with from Clint Eastwood to Tom Cruise and Eddie Murphy.
Jay Mohr (Best of Part 1 of 2)

46:45 | Apr 22nd

Barry Katz sits down with his client of 25 years, superstar comedian Jay Mohr, to talk about their relationship, tell some jokes and discuss Jay's upbringing.
Jerry Greenberg (Part 2 of 2)

1:10:40 | Apr 20th

In this episode, former Atlantic record president Jerry Greenberg shares his thoughts on legendary artists such as Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and more.
Jerry Greenberg (Part 1 of 2)

1:02:58 | Apr 16th

Legendary music executive and former president of Atlantic records Jerry Greenberg sits down with Barry for an exceptional episode where he talks about working with and signing on the greatest musical artists such as Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Michael Jack...Show More
John & Jimmy DiResta (Part 2 of 2)

1:27:41 | Apr 12th

In this episode, the brothers talk to Barry about John's rise to fame, the difficulties he faced negotiating his contract, and how Jimmy's talent brought him to work with Amy Poehler.
John & Jimmy DiResta (Part 1 of 2)

1:37:03 | Apr 9th

Comedian John DiResta and his brother, designer and producer Jimmy DiResta, sit down with Barry to talk about their beginnings, Jimmy's early interest in design and John's career in the New York police force before they got their first show on televi...Show More
Dr. Phil (Best of Part 2 of 2)

41:28 | Apr 4th

In this second episode, Dr. Phil tells Barry about the beginning of his very own show, Oprah Winfrey's support, and the way he balances his professional and personal life.
Dr. Phil (Best of Part 1 of 2)

46:23 | Apr 1st

In this episode, Barry sits down with Dr. Phil to talk about his humble beginnings from being homeless and dealing with an alcoholic father to his first encounter with Oprah Winfrey and his subsequent first ever television appearance.
Owen Smith (Part 2 of 2)

1:11:23 | Mar 29th

OWEN SMITH has performed stand-up on Conan and Colbert. He’s a regular at the Comedy Store Hollywood and Comedy Cellar in New York. He created an underground buzz in the comedy world when he shot his hour special “Good Luck Everybody” entirely on ten...Show More
Owen Smith (Part 1 of 2)

51:50 | Mar 25th

OWEN SMITH has performed stand-up on Conan and Colbert. He’s a regular at the Comedy Store Hollywood and Comedy Cellar in New York. He created an underground buzz in the comedy world when he shot his hour special “Good Luck Everybody” entirely on ten...Show More
Bill Hilary (Part 2 of 2)

54:52 | Mar 22nd

BILL HILARY is one of the most influential executives and network presidents in the entertainment business. Hilary has been the CEO of BBC America, the president of FUSEtv, and the general manager and executive vice president of Comedy Central. Duri...Show More
Bill Hilary (Part 1 of 2)

50:09 | Mar 19th

BILL HILARY is one of the most influential executives and network presidents in the entertainment business. Hilary has been the CEO of BBC America, the president of FUSEtv, and the general manager and executive vice president of Comedy Central. Dur...Show More
Steve Sweeney (Part 2 of 2)

52:58 | Mar 14th

STEVE SWEENEY is a comedian and actor known for "Back to School," "Me, Myself & Irene" and "The Equalizer." He is a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and character voices.  He has been a featured on major television shows inclu...Show More
Steve Sweeney (Part 1 of 2)

54:51 | Mar 12th

STEVE SWEENEY is a comedian and actor known for "Back to School," "Me, Myself & Irene" and "The Equalizer." He is a legendary Boston comedian known as a master of dialects and character voices.  He has been a featured on major television shows inclu...Show More
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Part 2 of 2)

36:55 | Mar 8th

SUKHINDER SINGH CASSIDY is a technology executive and entrepreneur. She has worked at the biggest of most successful companies in the world including Google, Amazon and News Corp, Yodlee (YODL), and Polyvore. In 2011, she founded JOYUS, the video sho...Show More
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy (Part 1 of 2)

31:57 | Mar 4th

SUKHINDER SINGH CASSIDY is a technology executive and entrepreneur. She has worked at the biggest of most successful companies in the world including Google, Amazon and News Corp, Yodlee (YODL), and Polyvore. In 2011, she founded JOYUS, the video sho...Show More
Brody Stevens, In Memoriam (Part 2 of 2)

1:01:18 | Feb 28th

BRODY STEVENS is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has performed in all the most prestigious rooms from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv. His credits include The Hangover Part 1 & 2, Due Date as well as appearances on all the late n...Show More
Brody Stevens, In Memoriam (Part 1 of 2)

1:11:32 | Feb 23rd

BRODY STEVENS is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has performed in all the most prestigious rooms from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv. His credits include The Hangover Part 1 & 2, Due Date as well as appearances on all the late n...Show More
Tom Werner (Best of, Part 2 of 2)

40:05 | Feb 21st

TOM WERNER IS ONE OF THE RAREST of COMMODOTIES—A championship EXECUTIVE WHO successfully COVERS THE SPECTRUM OF SPORTS AND TELEVISION LIKE NO one else in the world.   in Television, he is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Produc...Show More
Tom Werner (Best of, Part 1 of 2)

40:14 | Feb 18th

TOM WERNER IS ONE OF THE RAREST of COMMODOTIES—A championship EXECUTIVE WHO successfully COVERS THE SPECTRUM OF SPORTS AND TELEVISION LIKE NO one else in the world.   in Television, he is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Produc...Show More
Josh Wolf (Part 2 of 2)

54:31 | Feb 15th

JOSH WOLF is a comedian, actor and writer who has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick witted commentary on comedy round tables, to becoming a New York Times Bestselling Author, writing on hit telev...Show More
Josh Wolf (Part 1 of 2)

59:45 | Feb 11th

JOSH WOLF is a comedian, actor and writer who has become one of the most sought after personalities in comedy today. From adding his quick witted commentary on comedy round tables, to becoming a New York Times Bestselling Author, writing on hit telev...Show More
Laura Clery (Part 2 of 2)

1:04:52 | Feb 8th

LAURA CLERY became a famous social media person due to her short comic videos she posted on Facebook and Instagram. On moving forward to her stardom, the internet comedian starred in “The Laura Clery Project,” her very own sketch series launched on S...Show More
Laura Clery (Part 1 of 2)

54:07 | Feb 5th

LAURA CLERY became a famous social media person due to her short comic videos she posted on Facebook and Instagram. On moving forward to her stardom, the internet comedian starred in “The Laura Clery Project,” her very own sketch series launched on ...Show More
Nicky Hilton/Rebecca Minkoff/Ellen Davis: NRF 2018 from NYC (Part 2 of 2)

53:53 | Feb 1st

NICKY HILTON ROTHSCHILD is an American businesswoman, socialite, model and fashion designer. She is a member of the Hilton family by birth, and a member of the Rothschild family through her marriage to James Rothschild. In 2004, Hilton launched her o...Show More
Nicky Hilton/Rebecca Minkoff/Ellen Davis: NRF 2018 from NYC (Part 1 of 2)

52:11 | Jan 31st

NICKY HILTON ROTHSCHILD is an American businesswoman, socialite, model and fashion designer. She is a member of the Hilton family by birth, and a member of the Rothschild family through her marriage to James Rothschild. In 2004, Hilton launched her o...Show More
Kenan Thompson (Part 2 of 2)

38:33 | Jan 25th

KENAN THOMPSON is an American actor and comedian known for his work on 16 seasons of "Saturday Night Live" and various films roles. His film credits include "Fat Albert," "Barbershop 2" and "Snakes on a Plane."
Kenan Thompson (Part 1 of 2)

31:22 | Jan 21st

KENAN THOMPSON is an American actor and comedian known for his work on 16 seasons of "Saturday Night Live" and various films roles. His film credits include "Fat Albert," "Barbershop 2" and "Snakes on a Plane."
Estee Adoram (Part 2 of 2)

44:24 | Jan 18th

ESTEE ADORAM has been the booker and gatekeeper of the legendary Comedy Cellar club in New York for over 30 years. She is also responsible for its sister club, The Village Underground, as well as The Fat Black Pussycat and The Las Vegas Comedy Cellar...Show More
Estee Adoram (Part 1 of 2)

41:34 | Jan 14th

ESTEE ADORAM has been the booker and gatekeeper of the legendary Comedy Cellar club in New York for over 30 years. She is also responsible for its sister club, The Village Underground, as well as The Fat Black Pussycat and The Las Vegas Comedy Cella...Show More
Best of Neal Brennan (Part 2 of 2)

49:01 | Jan 12th

NEAL BRENNAN is a writer, director, and comedian, best known as the co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show,” for which he received Emmy nominations. He co-wrote the film “Half Baked,” and directed the film, “The Goods,” starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken ...Show More
Best of Neal Brennan (Part 1 of 2)

58:10 | Jan 8th

NEAL BRENNAN is a writer, director, and comedian, best known as the co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show,” for which he received Emmy nominations. He co-wrote the film “Half Baked,” and directed the film, “The Goods,” starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken ...Show More
Greg Garcia (Part 2 of 2)

1:14:37 | Jan 4th

GREG GARCIA is an American television director, producer and writer. He is the creator/executive producer of several long-running sitcoms, including "Yes, Dear," "My Name Is Earl," "The Guest Book," currently on TBS, and "Raising Hope." He has also w...Show More
Greg Garcia (Part 1 of 2)

58:00 | Dec 31st, 2018

GREG GARCIA is an American television director, producer and writer. He is the creator/executive producer of several long-running sitcoms, including "Yes, Dear," "My Name Is Earl," "The Guest Book," currently on TBS, and "Raising Hope." He has also w...Show More
Best of 2018 (Part 2 of 2)

1:00:18 | Dec 28th, 2018

BEST OF 2018 (Part 2 of 2) featuring: Bill Burr, Gary Spivey, Pauly Shore, Jay Ferguson, Melissa Villasenor, Adam Ray, Hernan Lopez, Bob Saget, Leah Thompson, Tony Rock, Bill Blumenreich, Jeffrey Ross, Stephan Brogren, Garfunkel & Oates, Erik Griffin...Show More
Best of 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

1:06:54 | Dec 25th, 2018

BEST OF 2018 (Part 1 of 2) featuring: Bobby Lee, Marcus King, Ari Shaffir, Jordan Harbinger, Maz Jobrani, Kenya Barris, Frazer Smith, Carrot Top, Steve-O, Lesly Kahn, Chris Fenton, Heather Mcdonald, Michael Uslan, Jonathan Katz, Bassem Youseff, Howar...Show More
Best of Andy Dick (Part 2 of 2)

53:20 | Dec 19th, 2018

ANDY DICK is a multi-faceted comedian, writer and director who's entertained millions on both the small and big screen for over three decades. Despite his well-documented struggles with substance abuse and run-ins with the law, Andy has proven himsel...Show More
Best of Andy Dick (Part 1 of 2)

52:38 | Dec 17th, 2018

ANDY DICK is a multi-faceted comedian, writer and director who's entertained millions on both the small and big screen for over three decades. Despite his well-documented struggles with substance abuse and run-ins with the law, Andy has proven himsel...Show More
Frazer Smith (Part 2 of 2)

55:01 | Dec 14th, 2018

FRAZER SMITH is an American radio personality, actor and stand-up comedian. He worked in Los Angeles, California at KROQ-FM from 1976 through 1979, KLOS from 1979 through 1984, KMET 1984 through 1986, KLSX 1986 through 1997, KLOS in 1997, and KRTH i...Show More
Frazer Smith (Part 1 of 2)

39:05 | Dec 10th, 2018

FRAZER SMITH is an American radio personality, actor and stand-up comedian. He worked in Los Angeles, California at KROQ-FM from 1976 through 1979, KLOS from 1979 through 1984, KMET 1984 through 1986, KLSX 1986 through 1997, KLOS in 1997, and KRTH i...Show More
Jeremy Piven (Part 2 of 2)

59:50 | Dec 7th, 2018

JEREMY PIVEN is an American actor, comedian, and producer, best known for his role as Ari Gold in the HBO comedy series "Entourage," for which he won a Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards. He also starred in the British period drama...Show More
Jeremy Piven (Part 1 of 2)

59:18 | Dec 3rd, 2018

JEREMY PIVEN is an American actor, comedian, and producer, best known for his role as Ari Gold in the HBO comedy series "Entourage," for which he won a Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards. He also starred in the British period drama...Show More
Larry King (Part 2 of 2)

41:53 | Nov 29th, 2018

LARRY KING has conducted over 40,000 interviews over a 60-year career and is recognized worldwide as one of the best media personalities of our time. Larry is still going strong and can be seen presently hosting “Larry King Now” on Ora TV, Hulu and R...Show More
Larry King (Part 1 of 2)

47:24 | Nov 26th, 2018

LARRY KING has conducted over 40,000 interviews over a 60-year career and is recognized worldwide as one of the best media personalities of our time. Larry is still going strong and can be seen presently hosting “Larry King Now” on Ora TV, Hulu and R...Show More
Best of Kevin Hart (Part 2 of 2)

1:17:32 | Nov 22nd, 2018

KEVIN HART After an electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy club, Kevin quit his shoe salesman job and began performing full time. However, it was his first appearance at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that le...Show More
Best of Kevin Hart (Part 1 of 2)

54:33 | Nov 19th, 2018

KEVIN HART After an electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy club, Kevin quit his shoe salesman job and began performing full time. However, it was his first appearance at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that le...Show More
Jonathan Katz (Part 2 of 2)

53:04 | Nov 16th, 2018

JONATHAN KATZ is an American comedian, actor, and voice actor best known for his starring role in the animated sitcom "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" as Dr. Katz. He also is known for voicing Erik Robbins in the UPN/Adult Swim series "Home Movies....Show More
Jonathan Katz (Part 1 of 2)

42:28 | Nov 13th, 2018

JONATHAN KATZ is an American comedian, actor, and voice actor best known for his starring role in the animated sitcom "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" as Dr. Katz. He also is known for voicing Erik Robbins in the UPN/Adult Swim series "Home Movies....Show More
Adam Ray (Part 2 of 2)

1:12:32 | Nov 11th, 2018

ADAM RAY is an American actor and comedian, best known for being the bad guy opposite Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig's buddy cop comedy "The Heat" and as a cast member in the rebooted series "MADtv" for the CW. He can also be seen i...Show More
Adam Ray (Part 1 of 2)

1:00:29 | Nov 7th, 2018

ADAM RAY is an American actor and comedian, best known for being the bad guy opposite Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in Paul Feig's buddy cop comedy "The Heat" and as a cast member in the rebooted series "MADtv" for the CW. He can also be seen i...Show More
Gary Busey (Part 2 of 2)

45:59 | Nov 4th, 2018

GARY BUSEY is an American actor. Busey's first film appearance was as a biker in the low-budget Angels Hard as They Come (1971) and, over the next few years, he landed several film roles generally as a country hick/redneck or surly, rebellious types....Show More
Gary Busey (Part 1 of 2)

42:45 | Oct 29th, 2018

GARY BUSEY is an American actor. Busey's first film appearance was as a biker in the low-budget Angels Hard as They Come (1971) and, over the next few years, he landed several film roles generally as a country hick/redneck or surly, rebellious types....Show More
Big Jay Oakerson (Part 2 of 2)

1:05:12 | Oct 26th, 2018

Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in the world. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and Stand Up New York. He regularly headlines across the...Show More
Big Jay Oakerson (Part 1 of 2)

48:51 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in the world. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and Stand Up New York. He regularly headlines across the...Show More
Howard Rosenman (Part 2 of 2)

1:27:58 | Oct 18th, 2018

Howard Rosenman is one of the most prolific producers in film and television, best known for the hilarious remake of "Father of The Bride" starring Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, the cult phenomenon "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and "The Family Man" sta...Show More
Howard Rosenman (Part 1 of 2)

1:16:29 | Oct 15th, 2018

Howard Rosenman is one of the most prolific producers in film and television, best known for the hilarious remake of "Father of The Bride" starring Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, the cult phenomenon "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and "The Family Man" sta...Show More
Nick Swardson (Part 2 of 2)

58:56 | Oct 11th, 2018

NICK SWARDSON grew up in the Minneapolis area and undertook his foray into entertainment as a standup comic, headlining dates at many nightspots in the Los Angeles area. His material often dealt with the absurdities of life as a young adult, includin...Show More
Nick Swardson (Part 1 of 2)

50:39 | Oct 8th, 2018

NICK SWARDSON grew up in the Minneapolis area and undertook his foray into entertainment as a standup comic, headlining dates at many nightspots in the Los Angeles area. His material often dealt with the absurdities of life as a young adult, includin...Show More
Melissa Villaseñor (Part 2 of 2)

36:27 | Oct 4th, 2018

Melissa Villaseñor is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. She is currently a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" and was a semifinalist in season 6 of "America's Got Talent." She has also done voice work for the animated shows...Show More
Melissa Villaseñor (Part 1 of 2)

28:33 | Oct 1st, 2018

Melissa Villaseñor is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and impressionist. She is currently a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" and was a semifinalist in season 6 of "America's Got Talent." She has also done voice work for the animated shows...Show More
Chuck Lorre (Part 2 of 2)

43:17 | Sep 27th, 2018

CHUCK LORRE is an American television writer, producer and composer. Called the "King of Sitcoms" during the 2010s, he has created and produced sitcoms including "Grace Under Fire," "Cybill," "Dharma & Greg," "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theor...Show More
Chuck Lorre (Part 1 of 2)

38:18 | Sep 24th, 2018

CHUCK LORRE is an American television writer, producer and composer. Called the "King of Sitcoms" during the 2010s, he has created and produced sitcoms including "Grace Under Fire," "Cybill," "Dharma & Greg," "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theor...Show More
Todd Glass (Part 2 of 2)

58:54 | Sep 20th, 2018

TODD GLASS grew up in Philadelphia where he started his stand-up career at the age of 16. Since then he has carved out a niche as one of the most powerful and beloved performers working successfully in the alternative as well as the mainstream comedy...Show More
Todd Glass (Part 1 of 2)

49:59 | Sep 18th, 2018

TODD GLASS grew up in Philadelphia where he started his stand-up career at the age of 16. Since then he has carved out a niche as one of the most powerful and beloved performers working successfully in the alternative as well as the mainstream comedy...Show More
Lesly Kahn (Part 2 of 2)

1:01:05 | Sep 13th, 2018

Lesly Kahn is the founder and artistic director of Lesly Kahn & Company, Actor Training, in Hollywood, California. With a staff and faculty of approximately 60, she teaches, trains, and prepares thousands of actors per year. Lesly has worked extensiv...Show More
Lesly Kahn (Part 1 of 2)

1:03:31 | Sep 10th, 2018

Lesly Kahn is the founder and artistic director of Lesly Kahn & Company, Actor Training, in Hollywood, California. With a staff and faculty of approximately 60, she teaches, trains, and prepares thousands of actors per year. Lesly has worked extensiv...Show More
Jim Jefferies Re-Release (Part 2 of 2)

1:10:17 | Sep 6th, 2018

JIM JEFFERIES is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from Australia. After releasing a comedy album and DVD in the UK, Jefferies moved to the US in 2009 and shortly thereafter landed his first televised special, HBO's "I Swear to God." This hugel...Show More
Jim Jefferies Re-Release (Part 1 of 2)

1:03:06 | Sep 3rd, 2018

JIM JEFFERIES is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer from Australia. After releasing a comedy album and DVD in the UK, Jefferies moved to the US in 2009 and shortly thereafter landed his first televised special, HBO's "I Swear to God." This hugel...Show More
Victor Levin (Part 2 of 2)

1:06:57 | Aug 30th, 2018

Victor Levin is a four time Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer who cut his teeth in television with shows like "Down the Shore," "The Larry Sanders Show," "Mad Men," "Dream On," and "Mad About You. " In 2015, he made his feature film direc...Show More
Victor Levin (Part 1 of 2)

52:08 | Aug 27th, 2018

Victor Levin is a four time Emmy-nominated writer, director and producer who cut his teeth in television with shows like "Down the Shore," "The Larry Sanders Show," "Mad Men," "Dream On," and "Mad About You. " In 2015, he made his feature film direc...Show More
Garfunkel and Oates (Part 2 of 2)

47:42 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Garfunkel & Oates are a Los Angeles, California-based comedic folk-rock duo consisting of Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates). They were introduced to each other by comic Doug Benson at the Uptight Citizens Brigade theatre group in Lo...Show More
Garfunkel and Oates (Part 1 of 2)

41:29 | Aug 20th, 2018

Garfunkel & Oates are a Los Angeles, California-based comedic folk-rock duo consisting of Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel) and Kate Micucci (Oates). They were introduced to each other by comic Doug Benson at the Uptight Citizens Brigade theatre group in L...Show More
Stefan Brogren (Part 2 of 2)

58:28 | Aug 16th, 2018

Stefan Brogren is best known for his work in the “Degrassi” franchise. Starting in front of the camera as the beloved Archie “Snake” Simpson,” Stefan then found his love for working behind the scenes and went on to direct over 60 episodes of the icon...Show More
Stefan Brogren (Part 1 of 2)

45:30 | Aug 13th, 2018

Stefan Brogren is best known for his work in the “Degrassi” franchise. Starting in front of the camera as the beloved Archie “Snake” Simpson,” Stefan then found his love for working behind the scenes and went on to direct over 60 episodes of the icon...Show More
Fortune Feimster (Part 2 of 2)

46:19 | Aug 9th, 2018

Fortune Feimster is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer known as a performer/writer on “Chelsea Lately,” “The Mindy Project” for Hulu and “Champions” for NBC. Fortune has a recurring role as “Dougie” on “Life In Pieces” for CBS and man...Show More
Fortune Feimster (Part 1 of 2)

46:47 | Aug 6th, 2018

Fortune Feimster is an American stand-up comedian, actress and writer known as a performer/writer on “Chelsea Lately,” “The Mindy Project” for Hulu and “Champions” for NBC. Fortune has a recurring role as “Dougie” on “Life In Pieces” for CBS and m...Show More
Kenya Barris (Part 2 of 2)

53:25 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Kenya Barris is the creator of the Emmy-nominated series “Black-ish” for ABC (which is loosely based on his own life). In its second season, the show won a Peabody Award as well as an AFI Award, among others. Barris was awarded the Humanitas Prize in...Show More
Kenya Barris (Part 1 of 2)

39:52 | Jul 30th, 2018

Kenya Barris is the creator of the Emmy-nominated series “Black-ish” for ABC (which is loosely based on his own life). In its second season, the show won a Peabody Award as well as an AFI Award, among others. Barris was awarded the Humanitas Prize in...Show More
Bill Blumenreich (Part 2 of 2)

1:00:44 | Jul 27th, 2018

Blumenreich has traveled coast-to-coast, rubbing elbows with celebrities and working with some of the biggest names in entertainment. For the past 20 years, he’s been one of the most successful concert promoters in the U.S.  In the past few years, B...Show More
Bill Blumenreich (Part 1 of 2)

1:04:16 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Blumenreich has traveled coast-to-coast, rubbing elbows with celebrities and working with some of the biggest names in entertainment. For the past 20 years, he’s been one of the most successful concert promoters in the U.S.  In the past few years, B...Show More
Bobcat Goldthwait (Part 2 of 2)

51:17 | Jul 20th, 2018

Bobcat Goldthwait is an American comedian. Goldthwait's first major film role was in "Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment". He reprised the role in the next two films in the series. He has made several guest appearances on talk shows as well as...Show More
Bobcat Goldthwait (Part 1 of 2)

45:44 | Jul 16th, 2018

Bobcat Goldthwait is an American comedian. Goldthwait's first major film role was in "Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment". He reprised the role in the next two films in the series. He has made several guest appearances on talk shows as well as...Show More
Erik Griffin (Part 2 of 2)

1:00:12 | Jul 12th, 2018

A towering force of comedy, Erik Griffin is most recognizable as Montez Walker on seven season of the hit Comedy Central series "Workaholics."  His latest comedy special, "Amerikan Warrior" premiered on Showtime on June 8th 2018. Griffin’s first hou...Show More
Erik Griffin (Part 1 of 2)

1:01:36 | Jul 9th, 2018

A towering force of comedy, Erik Griffin is most recognizable as Montez Walker on seven season of the hit Comedy Central series "Workaholics."  His latest comedy special, "Amerikan Warrior" premiered on Showtime on June 8th 2018. Griffin’s first hou...Show More
David Copperfield (Best of Part 2 of 2)

1:06:42 | Jul 5th, 2018

DAVID COPPERFIELD is the winner of 21 Emmy Awards for his groundbreaking TV specials, holds 11 Guinness World Records, was named "Magician of the Century," "King of Magic," & "Magician of the Millennium" by the Society of American Magicians, is the f...Show More
David Copperfield (Best of Part 1 of 2)

1:00:59 | Jul 2nd, 2018

DAVID COPPERFIELD is the winner of 21 Emmy Awards for his groundbreaking TV specials, holds 11 Guinness World Records, was named "Magician of the Century," "King of Magic," & "Magician of the Millennium" by the Society of American Magicians, is the f...Show More
266: Michael Uslan (Part 2 of 2)

1:23:28 | Jun 28th, 2018

Michael E. Uslan is a producer and writer, known for being an executive producer on every Batman film ever made since 1989 (live action or animated), having acquired the film adaptation rights to the comic book in the 1970's when he was only in his 2...Show More
265: Michael Uslan (Part 1 of 2)

1:15:25 | Jun 25th, 2018

Michael E. Uslan is a producer and writer, known for being an executive producer on every Batman film ever made since 1989 (live action or animated), having acquired the film adaptation rights to the comic book in the 1970's when he was only in his 2...Show More
264: Bassem Youssef (Part 2 of 2)

58:21 | Jun 21st, 2018

Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of the popular tv show "Al Bernameg " which was the first political satire show in the middle east. Originally a 5-minute show on Youtube, Al Bernameg became the first show to tra...Show More
263: Bassem Youssef (Part 1 of 2)

47:21 | Jun 18th, 2018

Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of the popular tv show "Al Bernameg " which was the first political satire show in the middle east. Originally a 5-minute show on Youtube, Al Bernameg became the first show to tra...Show More
262: Lea Thompson (Part 2 of 2)

1:07:26 | Jun 15th, 2018

Lea Thompson has accomplished a forty year career in the arts that encompasses film, television, and theatre. She is best known as Michael J Fox’s mom in Steven Spielberg’s “Back to the Future I, II, and III,” as the title character in the syndicated...Show More
261: Lea Thompson (Part 1 of 2)

54:25 | Jun 11th, 2018

Lea Thompson has accomplished a forty year career in the arts that encompasses film, television, and theatre. She is best known as Michael J Fox’s mom in Steven Spielberg’s “Back to the Future I, II, and III,” as the title character in the syndicated...Show More
260: Steve-O (Part 2 of 2)

47:09 | Jun 7th, 2018

Steve-O is an actor, stunt performer, producer, comedian, author, musician, and clown. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series "Jackass,” its related movies, and its spin-off series “Wildboyz.”...Show More
259: Steve-O (Part 1 of 2)

42:31 | Jun 4th, 2018

Steve-O, is an actor, stunt performer, producer, comedian, author, musician, and clown. His entertainment career is mostly centered on his performance stunts on the American TV series  "Jackass,” its related movies, and its spin-off series “Wildboy...Show More
258: Chris Fenton (Part 2 of 2)

1:08:34 | May 31st, 2018

Chris Fenton most recently served as the president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & general manager of DMG North America. Fenton produced or supervised twenty films ranging from big budget franchises such as “Iron Man 3,” “Point Break,” a...Show More
257: Chris Fenton (Part 1 of 2)

54:07 | May 28th, 2018

Chris Fenton most recently served as the president of DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group & general manager of DMG North America. Fenton produced or supervised twenty films ranging from big budget franchises such as “Iron Man 3,” “Point Break,” a...Show More
256: Judd Apatow (Best of Part 2 of 2)

1:27:03 | May 25th, 2018

JUDD APATOW is a producer, director, writer, and comedian whose comedy movies have defined a generation of comedic filmmaking. Starting as a stand-up in New York as a teenager, Judd penned jokes for Rosanne Barr, wrote for the "Ben Stiller Show", and...Show More
255: Judd Apatow (Best of part 1 of 2)

1:16:23 | May 21st, 2018

JUDD APATOW is a producer, director, writer, and comedian whose comedy movies have defined a generation of comedic filmmaking. Starting as a stand-up in New York as a teenager, Judd penned jokes for Rosanne Barr, wrote for the "Ben Stiller Show", and...Show More
254: Bobby Lee (Part 2 of 2)

57:17 | May 17th, 2018

Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian. After being spotted by the Comedy Store manager Frank Burns, Lee began honing and refining his stand-up comedy act. After only a year, he was spotted onstage by Pauly Shore, who asked Lee to open for him ...Show More
253: Bobby Lee (Part 1 of 2)

46:03 | May 14th, 2018

Bobby Lee is an American actor and comedian. After being spotted by the Comedy Store manager Frank Burns, Lee began honing and refining his stand-up comedy act. After only a year, he was spotted onstage by Pauly Shore, who asked Lee to open for him ...Show More
252: Jordan Harbinger (Part 2 of 2)

41:55 | May 10th, 2018

Jordan Harbinger is a Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, social dynamics expert, and entrepreneur. After hosting a top 50 iTunes podcast for over a decade that enjoyed nearly four million downloads a month at its zenith and featured amazing c...Show More
251: Jordan Harbinger (Part 1 of 2)

40:48 | May 7th, 2018

Jordan Harbinger is a Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, social dynamics expert, and entrepreneur. After hosting a top 50 iTunes podcast for over a decade that enjoyed nearly four million downloads a month at its zenith and featured amazing c...Show More
250: Carrot Top (Part 2 of 2)

57:21 | May 3rd, 2018

Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has been making audiences around the world laugh for more than three decades. After building a following on the comedy circuit that made people laugh nearly every weekend, his first television appearance was on “Comic Str...Show More
249: Carrot Top (Part 1 of 2)

54:28 | Apr 30th, 2018

Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson has been making audiences around the world laugh for more than three decades. After building a following on the comedy circuit that made people laugh nearly every weekend, his first television appearance was on “Comic St...Show More
248: Jeff Ross (Part 2 of 2)

1:07:44 | Apr 26th, 2018

Jeff Ross is a respected actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. He was crowned the meanest man in comedy by New York Magazine for blistering performances roasting Hugh Hefner, Donald J. Trump, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Shaquille O'Neal, K...Show More
247: Jeff Ross (Part 1 of 2)

1:08:57 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Jeff Ross is a respected actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. He was crowned the meanest man in comedy by New York Magazine for blistering performances roasting Hugh Hefner, Donald J. Trump, Jerry Stiller, Drew Carey, Shaquille O'Neal, ...Show More
246: Tony Rock

1:34:03 | Apr 16th, 2018

TONY ROCK is a writer-actor-producer known for hosting HBO’s weekly stand-up series All Def Comedy, BET’s Black Card Revoked, and for starring in the primetime network series Living Biblically on CBS. Coming off an extraordinary busy year hosting...Show More
245: Bob Saget

1:52:57 | Apr 9th, 2018

Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos. From directing MGM’s cult favorite feature film Dirty Work, to dir...Show More
244: Hernan Lopez

1:16:38 | Apr 2nd, 2018

HERNAN LOPEZ is the CEO of the fastest rising podcast company in the world—Wondery. Lopez is a native of Argentina and held positions at different companies there (including Canal 9 and Cablevision/Radio America) before starting his 18 year run at FO...Show More
243: Marcus King

2:14:49 | Mar 26th, 2018

Marcus King is a manager, producer and entrepreneur born in 1960. His first client, Mark Curry, hit it big with "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" which went on syndication and launched King's career as a television producer. Additionally, he produced "Laffa...Show More
242: Maz Jobrani

1:45:26 | Mar 19th, 2018

Maz Jobrani is an American Iranian comedian born in Tehran, Iran.  Jobrani can currently be seen starring in the CBS sitcom superior donuts, opposite Jermaine Fowler, David Koechner, Katey Sagal and Judd Hirsch. Maz’s first original Netflix standup...Show More
241: Jay Ferguson

1:51:58 | Mar 12th, 2018

Jay Ferguson was born in Dallas, Texas. In 1989, Ferguson was plucked from obscurity to play Ponyboy Curtis in the television adaptation of S. E. Hinton's novel The Outsiders. His notable television roles include Taylor Newton in four seasons of the...Show More
240: RIP - Best of Barry Crimmins

1:44:55 | Mar 6th, 2018

Industry Standard 240: RIP - Best of Barry Crimmins presented by Hello Fresh (for $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit go to hellofresh.com and enter the promo code KATZ30) Former Air America radio writer and correspondent (2003-2006), socia...Show More
239: Pauly Shore

1:40:45 | Feb 27th, 2018

Pauly Shore tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his precedent-setting MTV show "Totally Pauly" hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for six years, leading him to numerous TV and film roles, including the one-hour HBO TV special, “Pauly ...Show More
238: Jeanie Buss Re-Release

1:35:09 | Feb 20th, 2018

JEANIE BUSS is one of the main owners and president of the Los Angeles Lakers, one of the 10 most valuable sports franchises in the world. Buss is the daughter of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, a real estate investor who bought the Lakers and other sports ...Show More
237: Heather McDonald

1:20:01 | Feb 13th, 2018

BarkBox presents Industry Standard with Barry Katz episode 237: Heather McDonald (For a free extra month of BarkBox, visit barkbox.com/barry when you subscribe to a 6 or 12 month plan). When Heather McDonald stood on stage in front of dozens at the ...Show More
236: The Best of Marc Maron

1:28:07 | Feb 6th, 2018

MARC MARON is one of the most respected comedians in the country, a pioneer in the world of comedy podcasting, and a legend in the stand-up community for his extraordinary career that has spanned three decades. He has appeared on HBO, “Conan,” “Let...Show More
235: John Savage

1:07:48 | Jan 29th, 2018

John Savage’s major screen debut came in 1978 with the Oscar-winning Best Picture film, "The Deer Hunter," which gained him international attention for his work.  He also had notable roles in "The Godfather Part III", Milos Forman’s legendary musica...Show More
234: Ari Shaffir

1:03:53 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Ari Shaffir is a comedian, actor, podcaster, writer and producer. In 2012 his stand-up album "Revenge for the Holocaust" went to number 1 on iTunes and Amazon the week of its premiere.   His first hour special, "Passive Aggressive," premiered on Ch...Show More
233: Gary Spivey

1:39:22 | Jan 15th, 2018

HelloFresh presents Industry Standard w/ Barry Katz episode 233: Gary Spivey (for $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter the promo code KATZ30). Gary Spivey, one of the most gifted and passionate psychics on the planet...Show More
232: Bill Burr

1:34:59 | Jan 8th, 2018

Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster who has released several stand-up comedy specials. In 2017, Rolling Stones ranked him 17th on its list of 50 best stand-up comics of all time. His credits include playing Patri...Show More
231: Best of 2017 Part 2

1:01:12 | Jan 1st, 2018

HelloFresh presents Best of 2017 Part 2 (for $30 off your first week of HelloFresh, visit hellofresh.com and enter the promo code KATZ30), featuring: David Copperfield Rob Schneider Chris Myers Caitlyn Jenner Steve Byrne  Andy Dick  Leigh Stei...Show More
230: Best of 2017 Part 1

59:12 | Dec 25th, 2017

Best of 2017 Part 1 featuring: Ted Sarandos Rita Rudner Richie Keen Michael Phillips Tommy Davidson Mike Farah Rikki Hugues Christopher Titus Pat O’Brien David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik Catherine Oxenberg Vir Das Mark Lonow & Jo Anne Ast...Show More
229: Bryan Callen

1:34:59 | Dec 18th, 2017

Bryan Callen is an American actor and stand up comedian. Callen got his start as an original cast member of Mad TV. He then went on to play numerous roles on the small and big screen including, “Old School” “Bad Santa”, “Sex and the City”, “Entoura...Show More
228: Laraine Newman

1:08:35 | Dec 11th, 2017

Laraine Newman is an Emmy and Annie award nominated performer.  With her sister Tracy, she was one of the founding members of the legendary improve group, The Groundlings. After seeing her in The Groundlings, Lorne Michaels hired her for Saturday Ni...Show More
227: Caitlyn Jenner

1:23:30 | Dec 4th, 2017

In 1976, Caitlyn Jenner broke the world decathlon record by scoring 8,634 points at the Olympic games in Montreal, and earned the title of "World’s Greatest Athlete." Forty years later, she captured the world’s attention again when she revealed that ...Show More
226: Zack Shelton

56:09 | Nov 27th, 2017

Zack Shelton is a retired FBI SPECIAL AGENT who is considered to be one of a handful of people in the world that is considered to be an expert on the JFK ASSASSINATION.  He started his career as a laboratory aid in the FBI in 1970 under the legendary...Show More
225: Brody Stevens

1:51:14 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Brody Stevens is an American stand-up comedian and actor who has performed in all the most prestigious rooms from the Comedy Store to the Hollywood Improv.  His credits include The Hangover Part 1 & 2, Due Date as well as appearances on all the late ...Show More
224: Chris Albrecht Special Re-release

1:19:42 | Nov 14th, 2017

Chris Albrecht is the CEO or Starz and responsible for building the leading global entertainment brand that provides powerful and immersive experiences for viewers around the world. Prior to Starz, Albrecht was the Chairman and Chief Executive Office...Show More
223: Larry Namer

1:42:25 | Nov 6th, 2017

Larry Namer is an entertainment and media entrepreneur who founded E! Entertainment. He has also founded several other media companies around the globe and currently heads Metan Global Entertainment Group.
222: Gordon Ferrie

1:16:57 | Oct 30th, 2017

Born in 1941, Gordon Ferrie is a national security and JFK assassination expert.
221: Mychal Simka

1:55:37 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Mychal Simka is the writer, director, and producer of “re-versioned” animated features, meaning he takes movies produced abroad in non-English languages and adapts them for American audiences primarily through editing and rewriting dialog. In the pas...Show More
220: Mike Farah Special Re-Release

1:11:14 | Oct 15th, 2017

Mike Farah, CEO of "Funny or Die", sits down with Barry to record this hilariously inspiring episode of Industry Standard.
219: Alonzo Bodden

1:22:03 | Oct 10th, 2017

Alonzo Bodden is an American comedian who won Season 3 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing.  Alonzo has made the rounds on the late night television circuit including appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The La...Show More
218: Leigh Steinberg

2:08:30 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Leigh Steinberg has represented many of the most successful athletes and coaches in Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey, Boxing, Golf, etc., including the number one overall pick in the NFL draft for an unprecedented eight times in conjunction wit...Show More
217: Godfrey

2:07:23 | Sep 27th, 2017

Godfrey is an American comedian and actor  While performing impressions of his college football teammates, Godfrey realized his irreverent style of comedy might be more than just a hobby and found his passion in stand up. After graduating college wit...Show More
216: Byron Allen Re-Release

2:43:12 | Sep 19th, 2017

BYRON ALLEN is a multiple Emmy winning 35-year entertainment veteran, who began his career as a stand-up. At 14 years old, he got his first break when  Jimmie Walker saw his stand-up act and was so impressed that he invited him to join his comedy wri...Show More
215: John Heffron

1:28:15 | Sep 11th, 2017

John Heffron is an American stand-up comedian, who is best known as the winner of the highest rated season of NBC’s hit reality competition "Last Comic Standing."   Heffron first took the stage at the University of Michigan campus’s Main Street Comed...Show More
214: Vir Das

1:21:49 | Sep 4th, 2017

Vir Das is the biggest English speaking comedian in India and one of the country’s top stand-up performers, actors, writers, musicians, and festival producers.  He recently made an impact globally with his Netflix original special “Abroad Understandi...Show More
213: Pat O'Brien

1:17:34 | Aug 28th, 2017

Pat O'Brien is an american author, radio host, and legendary sportscaster. He worked at CBS sports from 1981 to 1997, as well as the anchor and host of Access Hollywood from 1997 to 2004, and The Insider from 2004 to 2008.   After graduating from col...Show More
212: David Crane & Jeffrey Klarik

1:36:51 | Aug 21st, 2017

David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik have been partners, while successfully writing and producing television together for close to 3 decades. David Crane is best known as the co-creator of the long-running series "Friends," which ran for 10 seasons and ear...Show More
211: Steve Byrne

2:04:02 | Aug 14th, 2017

Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers.  He just released his 4th hour stand-up special entitled "Tell The Damn Joke." He has been seen on TBS’s "Conan,"...Show More
210: Jim Marrs - His Final Interview

1:00:29 | Aug 7th, 2017

Jim Marrs is an American journalist and JFK assassination expert.    He has worked for several Texas newspapers, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where, beginning in 1968, he served as police reporter and general assignments reporter covering ...Show More
209: Sasheer Zamata

1:31:49 | Aug 1st, 2017

Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, film/TV actress & writer best known for her great work on "Saturday Night Live". She received improv and sketch training from the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and performs stand-up at colleges, clubs and has appeared...Show More
208: Rikki Hughes

1:33:26 | Jul 26th, 2017

Rikki Hughes is a veteran producer of comedy specials, award shows and independent features. She is currently the executive producer and showrunner of "Hood Adjacent with James Davis" for Comedy Central as well as HBO’s upcoming comedy special "All D...Show More
207: Bart Baker

59:43 | Jul 17th, 2017

Bart Baker is an American entertainer, web-based comedian, video producer and artist known for his short videos on Youtube, Vine and also Live.ly. He started his own Youtube channel in 2010 which quickly became a success through his parodies of music...Show More
206: Deborah Aquila

1:33:32 | Jul 10th, 2017

DEBORAH AQUILA is one of the most renowned casting directors in Hollywood. She began in NYC with Steven Soderbergh's "Sex, Lies and Videotape" and Uli Edel's "The Last Exit to Brooklyn" before moving to L.A to cast "The Shawshank Redemption." After s...Show More
205: Wonder Woman Director, PATTY JENKINS (re-release)

1:27:47 | Jul 4th, 2017

PATTY JENKINS is an award winning writer/director, best known recently for directing the highest grossing film by a woman in history ("Wonder Woman") and for her debut feature “Monster,” based on the life of convicted serial killer Aileen Wuornos.  T...Show More
204: Chris Myers

1:42:52 | Jun 26th, 2017

Chris Myers is an Emmy award winning American sportscaster with more than 30 years in broadcasting. He has covered premiere events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA finals, NCAA final four, NASCAR, the Masters and U.S. Open (golf), the Day...Show More
203: Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow

1:54:09 | Jun 19th, 2017

Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow have shared 50 years of personal and professional relationship together. Mark Lonow is an actor and producer who has appeared in countless films and worked with the greatest. His credits include The Wedding Singer with A...Show More
202: Best of the Comedy Directors: Apatow/Feig/Hudlin/Zucker/Marshall

2:17:08 | Jun 13th, 2017

The best of all the episodes with some of the greatest comedy directors in the entertainment industry, featuring Judd Apatow (Trainwreck, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up), Reggie Hudlin (House Party, Boomerang, The Great White Hype), David Zucker ...Show More
201: Andrew Golder

1:41:43 | Jun 5th, 2017

Andrew J. Golder has created, produced, and written numerous TV game, reality and comedy programs. His credits include "1st and Ten" with OJ Simpson, the multiple Emmy-winning "Win Ben Stein's Money" that launched the career of Jimmy Kimmel, "Solitar...Show More
200: Lee Harvey Oswald's lover, Judyth Vary Baker

1:50:07 | May 30th, 2017

LEE HARVEY OSWALD’s girlfriend in 1963, JUDYTH VARY BAKER is an American artist, writer, cancer researcher, and poet who was the lover of the accused assassin in the murder of JFK, which she claims was a CIA/Mafia conspiracy with Oswald being a desig...Show More
199: Best of Casting Directors

2:00:07 | May 17th, 2017

The best of all the episodes with the biggest casting directors in the entertainment industry.
198: Rob Schneider Re-Release

2:13:05 | May 9th, 2017

ROB SCHNEIDER is a 3-time emmy nominated TV and film actor, well known all over the world for his hugely successful tenure on "Saturday Night Live," his trademark blend of character/comedian acting, as well as for his esteemed career as a stand-up co...Show More
197: Steve Mosko

1:30:19 | May 3rd, 2017

STEVE MOSKO is one of the most famous and powerful personalities in the world of television. During his 24 years at Sony Television, including 16 as president, Mosko oversaw some of the best TV shows in history, including "The Shield," "Outlander," "...Show More
196: Kirk Fox

1:18:00 | Apr 24th, 2017

KIRK FOX is an actor, writer, producer and award-winning stand-up comedian. Fox was the host of the syndicated daytime conflict talk show The Test and had a recurring role on NBC’s hit comedy Parks and Recreation as Sewage Joe. Other acting credits i...Show More
195: Kevin Bright

1:27:27 | Apr 17th, 2017

Over the last 40 years, KEVIN BRIGHT has gained recognition as one of TV Comedy’s most successful producers and directors. He produced 6 “Magic of David Copperfield” specials that won multiple Emmys, including the Vanishing of the Statue of Liberty a...Show More
194: Chris D'Elia Re-Release

1:34:03 | Apr 10th, 2017

CHRIS D'ELIA is a comedian, writer, and actor who began acting in high school, with several guest roles on "Chicago Hope". He attended New York University, but dropped out to pursue comedy writing full time, and began performing stand-up at 25 years ...Show More
193: Michael Phillips

1:24:57 | Apr 3rd, 2017

MICHAEL PHILLIPS' films have been praised by critics and film lovers all over the world, and have garnered 23 academy award nominations as well as a palme d’or. His incredible resume includes unique cinematic gems such as Steven Spielberg’s "Close E...Show More
192: David Copperfield

1:51:58 | Mar 27th, 2017

DAVID COPPERFIELD is the winner of 21 Emmy Awards for his groundbreaking TV specials, holds 11 Guinness World Records, was named "Magician of the Century," "King of Magic," & "Magician of the Millennium" by the Society of American Magicians, is the f...Show More
191: Gary Miller

1:21:12 | Mar 19th, 2017

GARY MILLER is an internationally renowned English music producer, composer, arranger and songwriter. Miller has worked with iconic artists including David Bowie, Sting, Elton John, George Michael, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Simply Red, Slash, Fergie,...Show More
190: Catherine Oxenberg

1:14:07 | Mar 12th, 2017

CATHERINE OXENBERG is an award-winning actress best known for her performance as Amanda Carrington on the 1980's Prime-Time soap opera "Dynasty." An Ivy-League educated model, performer, and activist, Oxenberg is the daughter of Princess Elizabeth of...Show More
189: Tommy Davidson

1:36:57 | Mar 6th, 2017

TOMMY DAVIDSON'S exceptional range -- from stand-up comedy and acting to versatile music accomplishments -- have earned him a reputation as a legendary performer. Best known for being one of the stand-out cast members on "In Living Color," Davidson h...Show More
188: Pete Holmes Re-Release

2:16:15 | Feb 27th, 2017

PETE HOLMES is a comedian, actor, voice actor, writer, producer, and podcaster.  Performing standup for over 15 years, Pete was a featured comedian on Comedy Central's Premium Blend and VH1's Best Week Ever.  He wrote for NBC's sitcom "Outsourced" an...Show More
187: Ted Sarandos

1:03:56 | Feb 19th, 2017

TED SARANDOS is one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2013, and has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000.  With more than 20 years' experience in the video business, Ted is a key innovator in the acquisition and distribution...Show More
186: Andy Dick

1:50:43 | Feb 13th, 2017

ANDY DICK is a multi-faceted comedian, writer and director who's entertained millions on both the small and big screen for over three decades. Despite his well-documented struggles with substance abuse and run-ins with the law, Andy has proven himsel...Show More
185: Rita Rudner

1:21:58 | Feb 5th, 2017

Beginning her career as a Broadway dancer, comedian RITA RUDNER has flourished for over three decades selling millions of tickets all over the world. She rose to fame due to a variety of HBO Specials and countless late night appearances on shows like...Show More
184: Richie Keen

1:34:36 | Jan 30th, 2017

RICHIE KEEN is a WGA Award-Winning Writer, Actor, and Director, who is making his directorial feature debut with "Fist Fight", starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day, which opens February 17th. One of the resident directors on "It's Always Sunny in Philad...Show More
183: Terry Sweeney

1:29:02 | Jan 22nd, 2017

TERRY SWEENEY is a prolific writer, executive producer, sketch comedian, and actor, who, in 1985, became the first open gay actor in "Saturday Night Live’s" history. Also a writer for SNL, Sweeney co-wrote the cult southern film SHAG IN 1989, wrote f...Show More
182: Jeanie Buss

1:31:27 | Jan 16th, 2017

JEANIE BUSS is one of the main owners and president of the Los Angeles Lakers, one of the 10 most valuable sports franchises in the world. Buss is the daughter of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, a real estate investor who bought the Lakers and other sports ...Show More
181: Christopher Titus

1:50:35 | Jan 8th, 2017

An extraordinary comedian/actor/director/producer and WGA-Nominated writer, CHRISTOPHER TITUS has been called “TV's most original comic voice since Seinfeld.” His comedy is part rant, part confession, part therapy, but always funny. He has released s...Show More
180: Best of 2016 (Part 2 of 2)

1:14:15 | Jan 1st, 2017

BEST OF INDUSTRY STANDARD 2016 (Part 2 of 2) features the invaluable words of wisdom of 25 more of the best guests on Industry Standard during the past year...including Steve Levitan, Howie Mandel, Paul Feig, Michael Madsen, Dave Mandel, Jay Mohr, Ke...Show More
179: Best of 2016 (Part 1 of 2)

1:18:21 | Dec 25th, 2016

BEST OF INDUSTRY STANDARD 2016 (Part 1 of 2) features the invaluable words of wisdom of 25 of the best guests on Industry Standard during the past year...including Kevin Hart, Gary Marshall, Dennis Rodman, JB Smoove, Bruce Hills, Bob Lefsetz, Lisa La...Show More
178: Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Gaffigan

1:25:43 | Dec 18th, 2016

JIM GAFFIGAN worked in the advertising business on award-winning campaigns for Sierra Mist, ESPN, Saturn, and Rolling Rock, earning him Business Week's 1999 salesman of the year award. He got his first big break on “Late Show with David Letterman,” w...Show More
177: Kevin Reilly

1:26:31 | Dec 12th, 2016

Kevin Reilly has had a career spanning over two decades, helping to bring to life some of the greatest television shows of this, or any, generation, serving as president of 5 TV networks, including NBC, FOX, FX, and currently president of TBS and TNT...Show More
176: Tony Cox

1:25:31 | Dec 5th, 2016

TONY COX has been featured in a wide range of amazing projects, spanning some 30 years and has put him alongside some of the most respected directors and distinguished actors of our time. Tony’s box office successes have led to a total worldwide gros...Show More
175: Daniel Kellison

1:28:45 | Nov 28th, 2016

Daniel Kellison is an Emmy-nominated TV producer/writer and co-founder of Jackhole Industries with partners Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. Among their many shows, he co-created “Crank Yankers” and “The Man Show” and was the original executive produce...Show More
174: Gary Gulman

1:23:47 | Nov 20th, 2016

GARY GULMAN always loved late night television and dreamed of being a guest one day.  That dream came true and he has appeared on every late night talk show: "The Tonight Whow with Jay Leno," "The Late Show with David Letterman," "The Late Late Show ...Show More
173: Jonathan Groff

1:37:06 | Nov 14th, 2016

JONATHAN GROFF is a 6 time Emmy Award nominee who is currently under an overall deal at ABC studios where he is the executive producer / showrunner on “Blackish” for ABC and right before that, served as executive producer / showrunner on “Happy Endin...Show More
172: Lisa Lampanelli

1:38:46 | Nov 7th, 2016

If Don Rickles were a woman with a slight weight problem and a well-documented fondness for having sex with African-American men, he'd sound an awful lot like comedienne Lisa Lampanelli, comedy's lovable queen of mean. Lampanelli studied journalism a...Show More
171: Best of Comedy Central

1:32:18 | Oct 31st, 2016

BEST OF COMEDY CENTRAL (highlights of 3 impactful interviews): Doug Herzog is the president of Viacom Music and Entertainment Group, he oversees MTV, VH1, Logo TV, Comedy Central, Palladia, Spike, and Epix. Before that he was the President of MTV, Co...Show More
170: Milt Larsen

1:04:50 | Oct 24th, 2016

MILT LARSEN is best known as the legendary creator and owner of historic The Magic Castle, a private club for magicians and enthusiasts in Los Angeles. Larsen (who is also a writer, actor, performer, lyricist, magician, and entrepreneur ) and his bro...Show More
169: Jay Mohr

1:32:02 | Oct 17th, 2016

JAY MOHR is a comedian, actor, best-selling author, executive producer, radio and TV host...with a career that has spanned several decades. After landing his dream job of "Saturday Night Live," 2 years later, he was cast opposite Tom Cruise in "Jerry...Show More
168: Kevin Hart

2:04:45 | Oct 10th, 2016

KEVIN HART After an electrifying performance at amateur night in a Philadelphia comedy club, Kevin quit his shoe salesman job and began performing full time. However, it was his first appearance at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival that le...Show More
167: Barry Crimmins

2:24:22 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Former Air America radio writer and correspondent (2003-2006), social justice activist, internationally renowned political satirist and author of the acclaimed seven stories press book 'Never Shake Hands with a War Criminal' helped bring the Boston c...Show More
166: Shep Gordon

2:01:25 | Sep 26th, 2016

In 1969, SHEP GORDON founded Alive Enterprises, a personal management company and over the years, Gordon and Alive have been responsible for managing the careers of Alice Cooper, Groucho Marx, Raquel Welch, Anne Murray, Ben Vereen, Teddy Pendergrass,...Show More
165: Mona Scott-Young

1:15:48 | Sep 19th, 2016

MONA SCOTT-YOUNG is a successful talent manager, television producer, publisher, TV host and CEO and Founder of multi-media entertainment company Monami Entertainment, home to Grammy Award-winning artist Missy Elliott, publishing imprint Monami Books...Show More
164: J.B. Smoove

2:20:15 | Sep 12th, 2016

J.B. SMOOVE is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and voice actor, who grew up in the projects and launched his career on Def Comedy Jam in the early 1990s. Although he spent three years at SNL as a writer and bit performer as well as bei...Show More
163: Scott Aukerman

2:17:28 | Sep 5th, 2016

SCOTT AUKERMAN is an Emmy winning creator, producer, host, writer, and creator, known for launching and successfully sustaining the parody talk show "Comedy Bang! Bang!. The show's 5th season premiered on June 3, 2016 on IFC with Weird Al serving as ...Show More
162: Lance Burton

2:11:27 | Aug 29th, 2016

LANCE BURTON is widely considered by his peers to be the greatest stage magician of the past century. Born in Louisville, KY, his first break came in a debut appearance on the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson,” and through the course of Burton’s care...Show More
161: James Dixon

1:30:49 | Aug 22nd, 2016

JAMES “BABYDOLL” DIXON is an American talent agent for some of the biggest household names in comedy and television today, like Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Adam Corolla, Carson Daly, and Jon Stewart just to name a few. Dixon started out at the Wil...Show More
160: Howie Mandel: 3rd Anniversary Show -- Live from Montreal

1:43:18 | Aug 15th, 2016

HOWIE MANDEL is an actor, producer, host, comedian, voice actor, writer, and creator. He started his career on the comedy game show "Make Me Laugh," which led to multiple talk show appearances and a role on the award winning NBC drama "St. Elsewhere....Show More
159: George Wallace

1:20:20 | Aug 8th, 2016

GEORGE WALLACE is an award-winning stand-up comic and renowned Vegas headliner, having also established a successful T.V. and film career that has spanned four decades. One of his first jobs in the entertainment field was working as a writer for lege...Show More
158: Jayson Dinsmore

1:56:39 | Aug 1st, 2016

JAYSON DINSMORE serves as executive vice president of development for CMT, where he leads growth and programming of all original series and oversees the development teams in the network’s Los Angeles and Nashville offices. Since joining the network i...Show More
157: Garry Marshall Re-Release

1:35:15 | Jul 25th, 2016

GARRY MARSHALL'S FINAL INTERVIEW: GARRY MARSHALL was a national treasure--a 50 year show business veteran who created, wrote, produced, and acted in some of the most beloved projects in history. The legendary Hollywood icon worked on a plethora of hu...Show More
156: Jonas Larsen

2:15:17 | Jul 18th, 2016

JONAS LARSEN is Comedy Central’s Senior VP OF Talent and Specials and oversees the production and development of original specials and tentpole events such as the Emmy-nominated “Comedy Central Roast” franchise, which includes the recent smash-hit Ro...Show More
155: Paul Feig

1:23:53 | Jul 11th, 2016

PAUL FEIG is a mega-talented multiple Emmy nominated artist and creator, simultaneously working successfully as an author, filmmaker, writer, producer, and director whose films have grossed over a billion dollars worldwide. In television, he is the c...Show More
154: Anthony Clark

1:23:56 | Jul 4th, 2016

ANTHONY CLARK is a prolific actor, comedian, and producer who was named College Entertainer of the Year while studying at Emerson College and also won the Top College Comedian Award from the American Collegiate Talent Showcase. Clark started his acti...Show More
153: Paul Provenza

2:15:59 | Jun 27th, 2016

PAUL PROVENZA is an extraordinary stand-up comedian, director, writer, creator, and producer, as well as a classically trained TV and film actor, who at 20, became one of the few Americans who played "Romeo" on the British stage. In TV, Paul wrote, p...Show More
152: Michael Rotenberg

2:23:04 | Jun 20th, 2016

MICHAEL ROTENBERG is a multiple Emmy Award winning manager, producer, and co-founder of 3 Arts Entertainment, the production/management company behind "The Office," "30 Rock," and "The Mindy Project" just to name a few. Rotenberg has produced feature...Show More
151: Dave Mandel

2:23:34 | Jun 13th, 2016

DAVE MANDEL is a multi-Emmy nominated writer and executive producer, who currently (as well as those roles) is the show runner of "Veep." Additionally, he has been a writer on "SNL" and an executive producer on "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." ...Show More
150: Dennis Rodman

1:29:01 | Jun 6th, 2016

DENNIS RODMAN began his professional basketball journey in 1986 as the 2nd round (27th overall) pick of the Detroit Pistons.  At the end of his NBA career, after playing with the Pistons, San Antonio Spurs, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, and Dall...Show More
149: Ben Gleib

2:32:11 | May 30th, 2016

BEN GLEIB is a comedian, writer, producer, and host who Esquire Magazine called one of "Six Comedians Who Could Be Comedy's Next Big Thing." The other 5 were Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Demetri Martin, and Flight of the Conchords. It cam...Show More
148: Garry Marshall

1:29:39 | May 23rd, 2016

GARRY MARSHALL is a 50 year show business veteran who has created, written, produced, and acted in some of the most beloved projects in history.  The legendary Hollywood icon has worked on a plethora of huge hit TV series, such as "The Dick Van Dyke ...Show More
147: Michael Madsen

2:31:36 | May 16th, 2016

MICHAEL MADSEN is an award-winning actor, author, poet, and photographer.  He has appeared in over 170 films, including memorable starring roles in huge films like "Reservoir Dogs," "Thelma & Louise," "Wyatt Earp," "Free Willy," "Donnie Brasco," "Spe...Show More
146: Felipe Esparza

1:42:25 | May 9th, 2016

FELIPE ESPARZA is a comedian and actor, best known for his raw, real-life comedy, to which audiences everywhere can relate.  A product of the streets of Boyle Heights/East L.A., much of his material is the result of trying to find the humor in the st...Show More