Consumed with Scott Porch

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By Scott Porch
Conversations with creators and execs about TV, film, books and digital media.
Doug Liman and Maddie Hasson on YouTube Premium’s ‘Impulse’
Doug Liman is the creator of YouTube Premium’s new superpower thriller Impulse and directs the first episode. Maddie Hasson plays a teenage girl in distress who learns that she has the power — if not exactly the control — to teleport herself.
June 6, 2018
Katie O’Brien and Katy Colloton on TV Land’s ‘Teachers’
TV Land’s Teachers is written by, produced by and stars six women named Katie. I’m not kidding. Katie O’Brien and Katy Colloton are two of them. These are their stories.
May 31, 2018
Director Alex Richanbach on Netflix’s ‘Ibiza’
Alex Richanbach is the director of the Netflix original film Ibiza, which stars Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer and Phoebe Robinson on a trip to Ibiza, a party island off the coast of Spain.
May 24, 2018
Producer Warren Littlefield on 'The Handmaid's Tale'
Warren Littlefield is an executive producer of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and was formerly president of NBC Entertainment.
May 24, 2018
Bianca del Rio
Bianca del Rio is a drag queen, stand-up comic and author of a new book — Blame It On Bianca del Rio — that will be available May 22 from Dey Street Books and HarperAudio. Del Rio is a snarky, insulting bitch, but alter ego Roy Haylock couldn’t be nicer in this conversation.
May 16, 2018
‘Black Panther’ VOD Extras
Filup Molina of New Rockstars talks about this week’s VOD release of Black Panther, which includes digital extras like “Marvel Studios: The First 10 Years” and several deleted scenes that hints at what may be next for the Black Panther. The Blu-ray and DVD release is May 15.
May 9, 2018
Burnie Burns on 'Why We're Here: 15 Years of Rooster Teeth'
Rooster Teeth co-founder Burnie Burns talks about the digital studio's new documentary film Why We’re Here: 15 Years of Rooster Teeth.
May 2, 2018
Netflix's ‘Chef’s Table’ & Fusion's ‘Food Exposed’
David Gelb is the creator of Netflix’s Chef’s Table. Nelufar Hedayat is the host of Fusion’s Food Exposed.
April 25, 2018
AMC's ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ & Netflix's ‘Lost in Space’
Garret Dillahunt joins AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead this season as a series regular. Kevin Burns and Jon Jashni are executive producers of Netflix’s Lost in Space.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is Discord. Visit Consumed’s Discord page at
April 13, 2018
The Streaming Episode: Philo and VRV
Andrew McCollum is CEO of Philo — pronounced like “buy low” — a $16-a-month streaming service that includes live and on-demand TV content from 40 cable channels, including AMC, A&E, Discovery, HGTV and Comedy Central. Arlen Marmel is GM of the VRV — pronounced like “nerve” — streaming service. The $10-a-month VRV Select bundle includes access to niche services like Crunchyroll, CuriosityStream, Rooster Teeth and Shudder.
April 11, 2018
Authors Ben Fritz & Isaac Butler
Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz’s new book The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies digs into the 2014 Sony hack and finds a Hollywood studio falling behind in the franchise era. Isaac Butler co-wrote The World Only Spins Forward: The Ascent of Angels in America, which is about one — or two depending on how you count it — of the most important plays of the last 25 years.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is CuriosityStream. To subscribe, click here
April 4, 2018
Comedians Jimmy Yang & Adam Conover
Jimmy Yang is a series regular on HBO’s Silicon Valley, co-stars in the upcoming film Crazy Rich Asians, and has a new memoir called How to American: An Immigrant’s Guide to Disappointing Your Parents. Adam Conover the creator and host of truTV’s Adam Ruins Everything.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for
March 28, 2018
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ VOD Extras
Audicted is a new Audible podcast about audiobook recommendations. Emily Cox is an editor at Audible and one of the show’s hosts. Filup Molina and Erik Voss, who run the New Rockstars channel on YouTube, talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which is just out on VOD and coming soon on Blu-ray.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is CuriosityStream. To subscribe,
March 21, 2018
The Touré Episode
Music writer, culture critic, TV personality and nonfiction author Touré talks about his new podcast Touré Show.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is CuriosityStream. To subscribe, click here and use the promo code "consumed.”
March 16, 2018
Buzzfeed’s ‘AM to DM’ & Movies Anywhere’s Karin Gilford
Buzzfeed’s AM to DM is a morning talker that streams live on Buzzfeed and Twitter weekdays at 10 a.m. ET. Saeed Jones and Isaac Fitzgerald are the hosts. Karin Gilford runs Movies Anywhere, an ingenious service that consolidates your VOD film libraries across Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and FandangoNOW.   RECOMMENDS: LISTEN:
March 14, 2018
Author Michio Kaku & Actor James Purefoy
Michio Kaku is the author of The Future of Humanity, which explores the idea that the survival of the species may one day mean leaving Earth. James Purefoy is the co-start of Hap and Leonard. The first two episodes of the new season are streaming now online, on demand, and on the SundanceTV app.   RECOMMENDS: LISTEN: Audm, a subscription audio app with reporting from The New Yorker and The Atl
March 7, 2018
TBS Comedy ‘Final Space’ and CBS All Access Drama ‘The Good Fight’
First-time series creator Olan Rogers talks about his new TBS animated sci-fi comedy Final Space that stars a guy named Gary and an cuddly, world-destroying alien named Mooncake. Robert and Michelle King, the creators of CBS All Access’s The Good Fight, talk about casting, microdosing and making TV that’s current in the age of the five-minute news cycle.   RECOMMENDS: READ: Tad Friend’s New Yorker profile
February 28, 2018
'The Walking Dead': Khary Payton and Paul Vigna
Actor Khary Payton (King Ezekiel) and author Paul Vigna (Guts: The Anatomy of The Walking Dead) talk about Season 8 of the AMC series.   RECOMMEND: WATCH: Season 2 of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard streaming on Netflix.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is CuriosityStream. To subscribe, click here and use the promo code "consumed.”
February 23, 2018
A YouTube Book and Hulu's 'The Path'
YouTube executive Kevin Allocca discusses Vidiocracy, his new book about how the streaming site has revolutionized digital video. The Path creator Jessica Goldberg and co-star Kyle Allen talk about the Hulu drama series.   RECOMMENDS: WATCH: Season 1 of FX’s Atlanta streaming on Hulu. WATCH: Season 1 of the legal drama
February 21, 2018
Indie series 'This Close' and a New Muhammad Ali Biography
Indie director Andrew Ahn shot all six episodes of the new Sundance Now series This Close, which tracks two best friends — one male, one female, both deaf — in and out of love in Los Angeles. Author Jonathan Eig sorts out fact from legend in the new Muhammad Ali biography Ali: A Life. The heavyweight champ is more conflicted and more complicated than ever.  
February 14, 2018
Two New Podcasts: John August and War Movies
In the limited-series podcast Launch, screenwriter John August documents the business and creative story behind his new middle-grade novel Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire. It’s a peek into the book, film and podcast worlds. The Friendly Fire podcast is a funny, insightful look at contemporary and classic war films.
February 7, 2018
Showtime True Crime and Cosplay With Rooster Teeth
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Matthew Heineman is the creator of the new Showtime documentary series ‘The Trade.’ He follows the parallel stories of the Mexican heroin cartels, the U.S. street trade, and the addicts affected by it. Jessica Nigri is a cosplay costumer and social-media star with 2.8 million Instagram followers. She’s the subject of a new documentary film from Rooster Teeth called ‘Becoming Jessica Nigri.’   RECOMMENDS:
January 31, 2018
Matt Walsh and Jonathan Stern on 'A Futile and Stupid Gesture'
Netflix's original film A Futile and Stupid Gesture premieres today with one of the best comedic casts since Animal House and Caddyshack. (Also, it’s about the making of Animal House and Caddyshack.) Actor Matt Walsh and producer Jonathan Stern talk about the Doug Kenney biopic.   RECOMMENDS: WATCH: Season 2 of the Netflix family comedy One Day at a Time. LISTEN: The Pete Holmes (Jan. 19) episode of the Good One podcast.   SPONSOR: The presenting sponsor for this episode of 'Consumed' is CuriosityStream. To subscribe,
January 26, 2018
A Streaming Device, an Obama Movie and ‘Rotten’
Tablo is the best way to stream and record ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, The CW and PBS to any device without paying for it. Nuvyyo CEO Grant Hall explains why. ‘The Final Year’ — a new documentary film about President Obama’s foreign-policy team — is available on demand and premieres this spring on HBO. Director Greg Barker talks about making the film.
January 24, 2018
A Fake Business Guru and a Netflix Comedy
Peter Oldring on his comedic, corporate-guru podcast Dexter Guff Is Smarter Than You. Mike Royce and Gloria Calderón Kellett on their Netflix family comedy One Day at a Time. The presenting sponsor for this episode of Consumed is CuriosityStream. To subscribe, click here and use the promo code "consumed.”
January 17, 2018
A Pair of New Cable Comedies With Co-Creators Also Co-Starring
Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman talk about their new dark satire 'Corporate,' which premieres January 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. The first four episodes of the series are already available to watch online, on the Comedy Central app, and on demand. Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo talk about their new Freeform buddy comedy ‘Alone Together,’ which premieres tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on the Freeform cable channel. The first episode is availabl
January 10, 2018
Preview: ‘Alone Together’ Co-Creators Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo
Stand-up comics Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo talk about their new Freeform half-hour comedy ‘Alone Together’ in this clip from the January 10 premiere of ‘Consumed with Scott Porch.’ ‘Alone Together’ premieres January 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on the Freeform cable channel. The first episode is already available to watch online and on the Freeform and Hulu apps.
January 3, 2018
Introducing Consumed With Scott Porch
Consumed with Scott Porch is an interview show about new digital content — TV shows, movies, podcasts, books, apps, digital video — and the people behind it. The weekly podcast features conversations with writers and directors, actors and authors, podcasters and producers, comedians and critics. There’s a lot of new stuff to watch, read and listen to. Let’s talk about it.
December 20, 2017
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