October 10th, 2023 | Season 7 | 37 mins 11 secs
denmark, france, ireland, switzerland
Discussing Valérie Lemercier's "freely-inspired" Celine Dion biopic — What do you do if your pop culture idol doesn't sign off on you making a biopic about them? Change their name, tweak some of the facts, and play all the roles so you can make a movie like Aline!
September 12th, 2023 | Season 7 | 22 mins 46 secs
belgium, cyprus, germany, malta, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
We get caught up on September 2023 Eurovision Headlines, of which there are a surprising amount. We already have an artist, details on multiple selection processes, and more than 2 dozen countries ready to party in Malmö, Sweden.
May 12th, 2023 | Season 6 | 28 mins 44 secs
albania, armenia, australia, austria, belgium, croatia, cyprus, czechia, estonia, finland, france, germany, israel, italy, lithuania, moldova, norway, poland, protugal, serbia, slovenia, spain, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Will Finland "Cha Cha Cha" to victory? Will Sweden's Loreen get a "Tattoo" to celebrate a win? Could Ukraine's "Heart of Steel" beat the competition? We recap the Eurovision 2023 Semi-Finals and make our picks for what we think will happen at the Grand Final in Liverpool.
May 8th, 2023 | Season 6 | 34 mins 39 secs
albania, armenia, australia, austria, azerbaijan, belgium, croatia, cyprus, czechia, denmark, estonia, finland, georgia, greece, iceland, ireland, israel, latvia, lithuania, malta, moldova, netherlands, norway, poland, portugal, romania, san marino, serbia, slovenia, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Ben and Mike met up in person to make their picks on what they think will qualify from the Eurovision 2023 semi-finals. Then we saw rehearsals. Experience both the before and after as we make our best guesses for Tuesday and Thursday.
April 4th, 2023 | Season 6 | 44 mins 40 secs
israel, moldova, netherlands, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
We close out our coverage of Eurovision Semi-Final 1 with Allegra Kuney, who has brought her media studies hats for our discussions about Switzerland, Israel, Moldova, Sweden, and the Netherlands.
March 14th, 2023 | Season 6 | 56 mins 45 secs
armenia, austria, azerbaijan, georgia, greece, israel, portugal, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
The Eurovision 2023 deadline is here, so we have a slew of entries from countries waiting to reveal their songs at the last minute. We also get to chat with David Allwood from the UK to tell us what the vibe is in this year's host country.
March 7th, 2023 | Season 6 | 33 mins 9 secs
armenia, austria, azerbaijan, cyprus, georgia, germany, greece, iceland, israel, moldova, netherlands, portugal, serbia, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Six more songs enter the Eurovision thunderdome courtesy of the Netherlands, Cyprus, Germany, Moldova, Serbia, and Iceland. We also find out what the finals in Sweden and Portugal will look like. Oh, and tickets are on sale... or at least they were...
February 28th, 2023 | Season 6 | 36 mins 56 secs
australia, cyprus, finland, germany, iceland, moldova, netherlands, poland, portugal, san marino, serbia, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Have we heard the winner of Eurovision 2023? Finland's selection made a strong case this weekend while Sweden's Loreen debuted her contender at Melfest. San Marino, Poland, and Australia also announced their picks as we get closer to the end of Selection Season.
August 9th, 2022 | Season 5 | 26 mins 6 secs
armenia, belgium, italy, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
How did the first Eurovision telecast come about in 1956? We talk about coronations, cattle calls, and continental broadcasting in this week's episode.
May 17th, 2022 | Season 5 | 24 mins 52 secs
azerbaijan, georgia, germany, italy, montenegro, romania, san marino, serbia, spain, sweden, switzerland, ukraine, united kingdom
Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra claimed the Eurovision 2022 trophy thanks to a record-breaking televote. Dave Steeves joins us to do a mini-dive into this year's Grand Final.