The West Wing Weekly

129 EpisodesProduced by Joshua Malina & Hrishikesh Hirway

An episode-by-episode discussion of The West Wing, one of television’s most beloved shows, co-hosted by one of its stars, Joshua Malina, along with Hrishikesh Hirway of Song Exploder.

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6.01: NSF Thurmont

December 4th, 2018


It took a lot of diplomacy behind the scenes, but Josh and Hrishi have agreed to come together to negotiate our feelings on Season 6, Episode 1. Pull …

0.08: Meet the Twwweam (Bonus Mini-Episode)

November 28th, 2018


Introducing the folks behind the scenes of our podcast.

You can help us make our show, too, by supporting Radiotopia's annual fundraiser, going on …

0.07: Parks and Recreation (with Rob Lowe, Adam Scott and Michael Schur)

November 21st, 2018


5.22: Memorial Day (with Josh Singer)

November 14th, 2018


We're wrapping up Season 5 with screenwriter Josh Singer, whose first writing credit was "Memorial Day." We also look back at the past 22 episodes to ask: what kind of season has it been?

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5.21: Gaza (with Jason Isaacs and Janel Moloney)

November 7th, 2018


We're joined by special guests Jason Isaacs and Janel Moloney to discuss the big, ambitious, penultimate episode of Season 5.

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5.20: No Exit (with Fmr. Senator Tom Daschle, Wilson Cruz, and Eli Attie)

October 31st, 2018


We’re joined by three guests for our discussion of "No Exit." Former Senator Tom Daschle tells us about what it was like getting sent anthrax in the mail; Wilson Cruz tells us about playing Jack Sosa for his two …

5.19: Talking Points (with Richard Schiff)

October 24th, 2018


We're joined by Richard Schiff to discuss this episode, his television directing debut! Hear what it was like for him to step behind the camera for this story about power and labor and international trade.

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5.18: Access

October 10th, 2018


5.17: The Supremes (with Debora Cahn)

October 3rd, 2018


We hereby appoint the Honorable Debora T. Cahn, West Wing writer, for the position of Chief Guestice of The Supremes episode.

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5.16: Eppur Si Muove (with Dr Muller Fabbri and Jason Zengerle)

September 26th, 2018


They tried to get us to renounce The West Wing, but Eppur Si Puodcaste! Josh and Hrishi investigate some of the real world mechanics behind NIH …

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