KCRW's The Treatment Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.
KCRW's The Treatment

KCRW's The Treatment

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Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

Most Recent Episodes

André Holland, Bill Pullman, and Todd Haynes on The Treat

André Holland talks playing Huey P. Newton, Bill Pullman reflects on "Murdaugh Murders," and Todd Haynes gives us a "gorgeous character study" for The Treat.

Maya Rudolph, Richard Linklater, and Ethan Hawke on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Emmy winning actress Maya Rudolph, who is currently starring in the second season of the Apple TV+ series Loot. Then, director Richard Linklater joins to talk about his genre bending Netflix caper Hit Man. And for The Treat, Wildcat director Ethan Hawke talks about a 1981 "masterpiece" that has it all.

Ron Howard, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Bill Pullman on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Academy Award winning director Ron Howard, whose latest foray into documentaries is the film Jim Henson: Idea Man on Disney+. Then Tony-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry stops by to talk about her outrageous role as Wickie Roy in the comedy Girls5Eva (now available on Netflix). And for the Treat, Murdaugh Murders star Bill Pullman talks about a subtle and creepy performance that cracked open a new world of acting.

Pamela Adlon, Ned Benson, and Brian Helgeland on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with actress and director Pamela Adlon to discuss her feature directorial debut, Babes. The buzzy comedy (out now) stars Ilana Glazer and Michelle Buteau as longtime friends navigating life and parenthood. Next, director Ned Benson talks about his new sci-fi romance film, The Greatest Hits. And for The Treat, director Brian Helgeland discusses a favorite film that's all about sticking it to the man.

Jeff Daniels, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and Ava DuVernay on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Emmy winning actor Jeff Daniels to discuss his latest project, the Netflix series adaptation Tom Wolfe's A Man in Full. Next, Heeramandi director Sanjay Leela Bhansali joins to talk about his Netflix series and his robust career in Indian cinema. And for The Treat, Oscar nominated director Ava DuVernay talks about the 1993 film she always watches before beginning a new project.

Jerrod Carmichael, Spike Feresten, and Sam Esmail on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with comedian and reality show star Jerrod Carmichael to talk about his revealing Max series Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show. Next, Unfrosted screenwriter and producer Spike Feresten talks about working with director and star Jerry Seinfeld on the new Netflix comedy about the breakfast wars. And for The Treat, Leave The World Behind director Sam Esmail talks about a controversial ending to an iconic series that he considers perfect.

Ethan Hawke, Jen Statsky, and Rashida Jones on The Treat

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Oscar-nominated actor Ethan Hawke to talk about his latest directorial effort — the feature film Wildcat about novelist Flannery O'Connor. Next, Jen Statsky, co-creator of the Emmy winning Max series Hacks talks about season three of the comedy. And for The Treat, actress and producer Rashida Jones talks about a 1949 dystopian novel that speaks to today.

Elisabeth Moss, Diarra Kilpatrick, and Thom Zimny on The Treat

Elisabeth Moss fills us in on "The Veil", Diarra Kilpatrick opens up about her latest creation "Diarra From Detroit", and Thom Zimny has The Treat.

Kiefer Sutherland, Jovan Adepo, and Scott Simon on The Treat

Kiefer Sutherland on Jack Bauer and William Friedkin, Jovan Adepo on "3 Body Problem," NPR's Scott Simon on The Treat.

Vera Drew, James Rose, and Calmatic on the Treat

This week on The Treatment, we revisit Elvis' 2022 conversation with The People's Joker director and star Vera Drew on the heels of the film's long awaited theatrical release. Next, The Folio Society's editorial head James Rose joins to discuss the newly published DC: Batman — a collection of stories honoring the 85th anniversary of the creation of the character. And on The Treat, director Calmatic talks about the rap album he wishes he made.