Rog writes: The honor of a lifetime to produce the Band of Brothers Official Podcast Series to mark the 20th anniversary of the HBO show's debut. To spend time with Tom Hanks, Damian Lewis, and a slew of BoB's creators and actors was magical as we delved into the making of my favorite show, how it changed the legacies of the real men of Easy Company who fought it, and the way we understand the memory of those who experienced the Second World War, is the most important thing we have done. Podcast launches with Tom Hanks September 9th. Please spread the word. Currahee!
Episode 8: The Last Patrol (with Scott Grimes)
Scott Grimes, the actor who plays Tech Sergeant Donald Malarkey, discusses a pivotal installment in the series, where after a daring night patrol, the men of Easy Company begin to believe that surviving the war may actually be possible. Grimes reflects on how on “Band of Brothers” helped the real Donald Malarkey open up about the experiences he had kept bottled up for so long, and the profound impact Malarkey’s transformation had on Grimes as an actor and human being.
Episode 7: The Breaking Point (with Donnie Wahlberg)
Donnie Wahlberg, the actor who portrays soulful Second Lieutenant Carwood Lipton, joins host Roger Bennett to discuss the episode in which the spotlight shines brightly on him during Easy Company’s darkest days in the Battle of the Bulge. He also describes the emotional bonds forged during the creation of “Band of Brothers.”
Episode 6: Bastogne (with Shane Taylor)
Episode 5: Crossroads (with Erik Jendresen)
Episode 4: Replacements (with Frank John Hughes)
Episode 3: Carentan (with Capt. Dale Dye and Matthew Settle)
Episode 2: Day of Days (with John Orloff and Richard Loncraine)
Episode 1: Currahee (with Ron Livingston)
Prologue (with Tom Hanks)