The Paul Mecurio Show
Summary: A-list guests like ... Paul McCartney, Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston, Judd Apatow, Bill Burr, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Kristen Chenoweth, Sugar Ray Leonard, Chris Matthews, Rob Corddry, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Prosecutor Marcia Clark, Bob Costas and more, join Emmy & Peabody award-winning comedian Paul Mecurio who interviews the biggest names in entertainment/music, media, sports, politics and science. Paul uncovers hilarious anecdotes and never-before-heard insights about his guests and how they became so successful.
Yeardley and I really hit it off in our last conversation, and it was too brief, so she is back for a longer interview and it's great. We really get in to the back story of her playing Lisa Simpson and how she does it, her life as a kid and before show business, her personal life, her podcast and the other cool shows she is producing and a lot more.
Ted Bundy’s living victim tells how she survived a brutal attack at the hands of the serial killer in 1978 and has refused to let the experience define her. A truly eye-opening account of a harrowing experience and insight into an amazingly resilient woman.
Groundbreaking musician Shelia E. tells fascinating stories of how she started playing percussions at 3 years old with her musician family, working with giants like Carlos Santana, Ringo Starr and Prince, how she developed her own sound and more.
Gabe Iglesias is one of the most successful comedians working right now and talks about how he broke out to be such a big star, the cell-phone job he left to start stand up, his weight issues and more.
Ernie talks about the limited roles for black actors in Hollywood when he started out, how he broke through with "Ghostbusters," his approach to acting and how he has sustained a 40-year career in Hollywood as one of it's most accomplished actors.
Howie tells a great story how he almost blew getting the hosting job for "Deal or No Deal," his days doing comedy with the likes of Richard Pryor & Jay Leno, the amazing way he got his acting gig on "St. Elsewhere," his start in comedy and more!
Jay talks about his start in comedy and his rise up the ladder, his incredible work ethic, Richard Pryor, David Letterman and other comic greats from the hey day of comedy at "The Comedy Store" in LA where Jay broke big and more.
Gretchen, who received $20 million as settlement from Fox News for sexual harassment, talks about her new Lifetime 2-hour documentary special, "Gretchen Carlson: Breaking The Silence," in which she explores sexual harassment stories plaguing America.
One of our greatest living actors, Ed has starred in film, theater and TV and gives fascinating insight into how he approached playing Santa in "Elf," his audition for the historic Mary Tyler Moore show that got him the role of Lou Grant, how he got started in the business, politics today and alot more.
A great conversation with Cedric about his CBS show "The Neighborhood" how and why they are tackling societal and cultural issues but keeping it funny. he also talks his role not just as star but Executive Producer and his process overseeing the production.
Yeardley talks about playing the iconic character Lisa Simpson, how that role came about, what it's like working on the ground-breaking "Simpsons" show and her hugely popular true crime podcast, "Small Town Dicks," which follows big-time crime in Small Town, USA.
A groundbreaking talent talks about working with the likes of Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, Keenan Ivory and Chris Tucker and his newest documentary "The Making of Five Heartbeats." Robert gives an insider's look at his creative process, why using film and televisions has been important to him to affect social and racial change in America, how he financed his first film, "Hollywood Shuffle" using credit cards among other great insights into his body of work.
David talks about directing the HBO hit series "Game of Thrones," honoring the writing in doing so, and making each episode it's own special film. He also talks about his new project, "Rising," a compelling look at the importance of acceptance, particularly now, in these divisive times.
John talks about his new hit show "Stan Against Evil," his detailed and fascinating process of how he breakdown a script and a roll, how he works with the writer of the show to shape the show, how great is experience was working on "Scrubs," and more.
A new conversation with Brian about his new book which reveals fascinating insight and details about Andrew Jackson, his importance as one of our finest Presidents and military commanders, and why the Battle Of New Orleans was one of the most significant battles and victories of the revolutionary war.