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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Host: Carlos

Logan Browning

Christine Chiu

Austin Ekeler

Piper Perabo

Vincent D’Onofrio

Corey Stoll

Fredrick Brennan

Rachael Harris

Reid Hoffman

Master P

Jeff Daniels

Marcus Samuelsson

Condola Rashad

Malcolm Gladwell

Cedric The Entertainer

Aasif Mandvi

Mary L. Trump

Mayor Francis Suarez

Kirk Herbstreit

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger

Lisa Joy

Big Sean

Elizabeth Nyamayaro

The Property Brothers

MJ Rodriguez

Giancarlo Esposito

Sanaa Lathan

Pete Holmes

Mark Cuban

Tony Xu

David Diggs

Eugenio Derbez

City Girls

Matt Damon

Apolo Ohno

Margaret Cho

Mat Ishbia

Alexandra Daddrio

Flula Borg

Chaunte Lowe

Bob the Drag Queen

Lawrence Wright

Ursula Burns

Brian Chesky

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn

Metta Sandiford-Artest

Scarlett Johansson

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

Josh Gad

Joel Kinnaman

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr.

Steve Harvey

Riley Keough

Rhett and Link

Kevin Smith

Lily Rabe


Anna Paquin

Sean McVay


Stephen A. Smith

Christina Hendricks

John Stamos

Tony Hale

Leyna Bloom

Sebastian Junger

Tommy Mottola

Rob McElhenney

Jody Watley

Navid Negahban


Aari McDonald

Congressman Byron Donalds

Jake Paul

Condoleezza Rice

Matthew McConaughey

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Jillian Michaels

Chris Redd

CJ Perry

Marcus Samuelsson


Dr. Anthony Fauci

Topher Grace

Wynton Marsalis

Folake Olowofoyeku

Reggie Watts

Barry Jenkins

Jane Levy

Chiney Ogwumike

Dr. Oz

Lala Milan

Werner Herzog

Marc Lasry

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Andy Puddicombe

JB Smoove

Rachel Luba


Adena Friedman

The Racial Disparity Crisis of Healthcare: Real Talk, Real Change

Heather McGhee

The Lucas Brothers

Rep. Katie Porter

CJ McCollum

Marc Rebillet

Kenya Moore

Alex Castellanos

Priyanka Chopra

Alyssa Milano

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Dulcé Sloan

Rep. Madison Cawthorn

Dr. Danielle Moss

Jo Koy

Cynthia Bailey

Boris Kodjoe

Jim Cramer

Danica Patrick

James Brolin

Adam Rippon

Big Freedia

Katty Kay

Mark and Patricia McCloskey

Ex-CIA Director John McLaughlin Suspects Russian Interference at Capitol Hill Insurrection. Full Interview

Is Jason Derulo’s TikTok Game the Start of a Hollywood Career? Full Interview

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria: The Next Crisis Could End Us. Full Interview.

Shazam Star Meagan Good on Faith, Motherhood and Life. Full Interview.

Lloyd Blankfein: Why the Former Goldman Sachs CEO Believes in Capitalism. Full Interview

Mariana Van Zeller Has the World's Scariest Job. Full Interview

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland Reveal Their Dream "Verzuz" Matchup. Full Interview

Dr. Anthony Fauci Weighs in on Vaccines, Lockdown Trade-Offs, COVID Communication ... and the Next Pandemic. Full Interview.

Sevyn Streeter: Iconic R&B Singer-Songwriter. Full Interview.

Acting Legend Glynn Turman, Star of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", on Chadwick Boseman, "Cooley High", and His life Lessons

Full Interview: The Real Legend Behind John + Chrissy

Re-Release: Jalen Rose's Recipe for Greatness: Be a Little Crazy. Full Interview

Re-Release: Chelsea Handler is a Liberal Elite, and Knows It. Full Interview

Re-Release: How Cory Booker cooked up his recipe for solving inequality. Full Interview

Re-Release: Gloria Steinem: What History Gets Wrong About Feminism. Full Interview

Padma Lakshmi Talks Power, Politics, and Sex

Terry Crews: Will He Apologize for "Those" Tweets? Full Interview

Ava DuVernay: "Justice and Storytelling Go Hand in Hand". Full Interview.

Sean Spicer: How He Really Feels About Trump, BLM, and 2020. FULL INTERVIEW

Baker Mayfield: The Beauty of "Locker Room Talk". FULL INTERVIEW

Jordin Sparks: How a Superstar is Made. FULL INTERVIEW

Lisa Ling Tells the Stories Others Are Afraid to Tell

Rep. Maxine Waters On COVID, Trump, and Why American Racism Is "Hard to Digest". FULL INTERVIEW

Why Cari Champion and Jemele Hill Won't Stick to Sports

Kurt Busch on NASCAR's New Era. FULL INTERVIEW

Takashi Murakami: Why Japan Hates Its Most Famous Artist

Ta-Nehisi Coates Shares the Inside Story of "Between the World and Me"

Bill Gates on the COVID Vaccine: It Will Make Us Stronger for the Next Pandemic. FULL INTERVIEW

Garcelle Beauvais Reveals All: Jamie Foxx, the Search for a Soulmate and Sex Secrets. Full Interview

Megyn Kelly: Black Lives Matter and MeToo Have Been Co-Opted By Activists. Full Interview

Fashion Empress Kimora Lee Simmons Is Building Her ‘Baby Phat’ Brand to Last. Full Interview

Free World Class Education for Anyone Anywhere: Sal Khan on the Powerful Theory Behind Khan Academy. Full Interview

You Can’t Cancel Kathy Griffin: Why Trump's Troller-in-Chief's Stand-Up Comedy Keeps Getting Funnier. Full Interview

From Tupac to Deepak: Health Guru Deepak Chopra on How Hip-Hop Informs His Meditation. Full Interview

Lamorne Morris: There Can Be More Than One Black Actor in a Show. Full Interview

Why Saweetie Is the Next Rihanna. Full Interview.

Inside Presidential Transitions: Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett on President-Elect Biden's Priorities. Full Interview

The Secret to Greatness in Sports? Intelligence, Says ESPN's Mike Greenberg. Full Interview

Will Terry Crews Apologize for *Those* Tweets? Full Interview

How Christy Turlington Became a Model Activist. Full Interview

Meet ESPN's Unlikely Rising Star Football Guru: Mina Kimes. Full Interview

Ava DuVernay: "Justice and Storytelling Go Hand in Hand". Full Interview

Jalen Rose's Recipe for Greatness: Be a Little Crazy. Full Interview

Andrew Yang: From Emo Asian Kid to Biden's Cabinet? Full Interview

Why These Theater Legends Want You to Get Out the Vote. Full Interview

Dear White People's Justin Simien on Blackness, Queerness and Greatness. Full Interview

Why Billionaire Mark Cuban Always Got Fired When Working for Others. Full Interview

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Activism Is in My Blood. Full Interview

Meet Finneas: Billie Eilish's Brother and the Brains Behind Today's Biggest Pop Hits. Full Interview

Why Is Jeff Flake Optimistic About the Election? Full Interview

Meet the Trans Filmmaker Who Came Out to Herself on Camera. Full Interview

Lenny Kravitz on How to Stay Close With Your Ex. Full Interview

Chelsea Handler is a Liberal Elite, and Knows It. Full Interview

Netflix's New Star Filmmaker Will Make You Care About Gentrification. Full Interview

Caitlyn Jenner: Why I Failed to Make an Impact in Trans Community. Full Interview

How Al Sharpton Keeps Grieving Families Out of the Spotlight. Full Interview

Susan Rice on What Trump Got Right — and Very, Very Wrong. Full Interview

Meet Oge Egbuonu — Hollywood's Next Breakthrough Director. Full Interview

'Fame' Star Debbie Allen Talks COVID, BLM and Kobe. Full Interview

Gloria Steinem: What History Gets Wrong About Feminism. Full Interview

Ilhan Omar: Meet the Fighter Behind the Caricature. Full Interview

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo Talks Ending 'Lawful But Awful' Policing. Full Interview

The Meaning of Life, With 'Good Place' Star William Jackson Harper. Full Interview

Meet the World's Most Powerful Female Investor: Afsaneh Beschloss. Full Interview

Ben Smith: Meet One of the Most Powerful Men in Media, Full Interview

Adam Grant: Work in the Time of Covid. Full interview

Padma Lakshmi Talks Power, Politics, and Sex

Full Episode: How Cory Booker cooked up his recipe for solving inequality

Full Interview: Can Rising Star Comedian Aida Rodriguez Unify America?

Rep. Charles Booker, a New Voice in Kentucky

Full Interview: Top Chef's Tom Colicchio Talks ADHD, COVID, Drugs and Bourdain

Full Interview: Gabrielle Union Wants to Defund the Police ... in L.A.'s Finest

Full Interview: Why Anita Hill Still Believes in the Supreme Court

Full Interview: Can Bubba Wallace Make You Love NASCAR?

Full Interview: How Avoiding Spankings Turned Tichina Arnold Into a Comedy Queen

Full Interview: Pete Buttigieg Fears Democracy is Crumbling

Full Interview: If Jeb Were President: Racial Reconciliation + UBI?

Full Interview: After Orphan Black, Who Is the Real Tatiana Maslany?

Full Interview: Why Business Mogul Tan France Tried to Quit Queer Eye

Full Interview: Bethenny Frankel: The Reality Star Who Sold Her Company for $100M

Full Interview: Beto O'Rourke: Should Trump Be Prosecuted When He Leaves Office?

Full Interview: Tomi Lahren: America Isn't as Racist as You Think

Full Interview: The Real Legend Behind John + Chrissy

Full Interview: Roxane Gay Is Still Fighting. Are You?

Full Interview: Andrew Ross Sorkin with Hot Takes on the Future Economy

Full Interview: Jamaal Bowman: Is He the Next AOC?

Full Interview: Could Grant Hill Have Been Better Than Michael Jordan?

Full Interview: How Queer Eye's Karamo Went From Crazy to Compassionate

Full Interview: Why George Lopez Got a Visit From the Secret Service

Full Interview: Meet the Democrats' Black Female Power Brokers

Full Interview: Baker Mayfield: The Beauty of "Locker Room Talk"

Meet Tina Knowles-Lawson: The Queen-Maker Behind Beyoncé

Maggie Siff: Meet the Next Meryl Streep

David Oyelowo: Are Nigerian-Brits Taking Over the World?

Malcolm Gladwell on How to Change the World

How Sean Spicer Really Feels About BLM, Trump + 2020

Full Interview: Rep. Karen Bass

About This Podcast

OZY presents: The Carlos Watson Show, bringing you impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history. Season One will feature guests including politicians Rep. Karen Bass, Sean Spicer, and Andrew Yang; author Malcolm Gladwell; actors and TV Personalities Terry Crews, Jameela Jamil, Karamo Brown and Maggie Siff; and Cleveland Browns Quarterback Baker Mayfield. Produced by OZY and hosted by OZY co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson, the show will be broadcast on the OZY YouTube channel and at every day, Monday to Friday, at 8am ET. #CarlosWatsonShow #OZY


  • Carlos


  • Karen Bass
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • Bethenny Frankel
  • Mark Cuban
  • Sean Spicer
  • Paris Hilton
  • John Legend
  • Jameela Jamil
  • Tina Knowles Lawson
  • Padma Lakshmi
  • Jamaal Bowman
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Mitt Romney
  • Simon Sinek
  • Karamo Brown
  • Trevor Noah
  • Roxane Gay
  • Andrew Yang
  • Terry Crews
  • Karl Rove
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Jemele Hill
  • Pete Buttigeig
  • Tan France
  • Adam Grant
  • Marcus Samuelsson
  • Eddie Huang
  • Baker Mayfield
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Sophia Chang
  • Sam Bee
  • Spike Lee

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