This week on the Primetimer Podcast: HBO and its corporate sister HBO Max continue to deliver some of the best comedy on TV with the current seasons of Hacks and Barry both firing on all cylinders in very different ways. Plus: The intriguing new Prime Video series with Sissy Spacek and JK Simmons … Ricky Gervais steps in it — again … Stranger Things cast members just want to move on. And more!
Hosted by Primetimer senior editor Aaron Barnhart, with managing editor Joe Reid, news editor Claire Spellberg Lustig, and reviews editor Mark Blankenship.
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00:55 How Hacks disrupts work-life tropes
06:48 News with Claire:
06:58 Ricky Gervais v. trans community
10:31 The Staircase blowback
12:42 Stranger Things cast want off
15:21 The Primetimer Guide to Streaming TV
17:27 Barry s3 is the best
21:33 Night Sky on Prime Video