Listen to My New Podcast, TheGrill, on CBS’s® Network!

First up: Brian Grazer! Check out my new weekly podcast, “TheGrill: Hollywood on the Hot Seat”, available on and iTunes

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – OCTOBER 05: Producer Brian Grazer speaks onstage during TheWrap's 6th Annual TheGrill at Montage Beverly Hills on October 5, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alison Buck/Getty Images for TheWrap) *** Local Caption *** Brian Grazer

It’s about time. Today we launch the first Wrap podcast, called TheGrill and hosted by yours truly, on CBS radio and CBS Local Digital Media’s podcast network,®. We’re excited!

TheGrill, as most of you likely know, is our annual live conference with thought leaders, artists, innovators and industry heavyweights taking you inside the entertainment industry. Now we extend that conversation on a weekly basis with my podcast, “TheGrill: Hollywood on the Hot Seat.”

(To download: search on “TheGrill podcast” in iTunes and on Android find it at, click on subscribe and add the RSS feed to your podcast app. Also find it on TheWrap home page now in the upper left corner of the screen.)

Our first guest is one of our is award-winning producer Brian Grazer, whose hits include movies such as “A Beautiful Mind, “Apollo 13” and “8 Mile” and the TV shows “Arrested Development,” “Friday Night Lights” and the new hit, “Empire.” Danny Strong, a creator and executive producer of “Empire,” joins Grazer on the podcast.

Other upcoming guests include Nancy Dubuc, CEO of A+E Networks; Jay Roach, director of the upcoming “Trumbo;” and Jake Gyllenhaal, star of “Everest,” “Nightcrawler,” “Southpaw” and the upcoming “Demolition.”

“This is a chance to extend our dialog with the driving forces in entertainment, media and technology,” Waxman said. “The conversations will be lively, and nothing will be off limits.”

“TheGrill: Hollywood on the Hot Seat” is produced in conjunction with CBS Local Digital Media. Podcasts are available on the podcast network, on iTunes and for Android users, via Podcast Addict on Google Play (search for “TheGrill podcast”) . Listeners can also access the podcasts on The Wrap by selecting TheGrill Podcast at the top of the homepage.

“We’re thrilled to have Sharon join our growing network of podcasters,” said Ezra Kucharz, President, CBS Local Digital Media.”She brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the business of entertainment.”