"Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist" provides sharp, conversational coverage of the day's news, along with in-depth profiles of the people and ideas shaping our culture. Geist gathers fresh voices for a Sunday discussion of everything from politics to pop culture, assessing the highs and lows of the last week and looking ahead to the next one. Join Gesit as he takes the BUILD stage to talk about the show. Interview held at BUILD Studio at 692 Broadway.
April 19, 12pm EDT
Sam LernerApril 19, 12pm EDT
Sam LernerOver the course of his young career, Sam Lerner has worked with legendary producers, including Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Michael Bay, and for such directors as Levinson, Brett Ratner and Gil Kenan. He can be seen returning this fall as a series regular to ABC's "The Goldbergs" as the lovable Geoff Schwartz. Lerner also plays character Ronnie in Blumhouse's new film, "Truth or Dare," starring Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey. Join Lerner when he comes by to chat about the film & "The Goldbergs."
April 19, 2:45pm EDT
Antonio Banderas & Alex RichApril 19, 2:45pm EDT
Antonio Banderas & Alex RichAs one of the 20th century’s most influential and celebrated artists, Pablo Picasso imagined and interpreted the world in totally new and unorthodox ways, reinventing our perception of creativity in the process. Starring Antonio Banderas and Alex Rich in the titular role, the second season of National Geographic’s 10-part, Emmy-nominated global event series, "Genius: Picasso," explores how the Spanish-born artist’s passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and constantly shifting political and personal alliances.
April 19, 4pm EDT
Martin FreemanApril 19, 4pm EDT
Martin FreemanIn the film "Ghost Stories," viewers experience three spine-tingling tales of terror. A debunker of all things paranormal, Professor Phillip Goodman has devoted his life to exposing phony psychics and fraudulent supernatural shenanigans on his own television show. His skepticism is put to the test, however, when he receives a file of three chilling, inexplicable cases: a night watchman haunted by disturbing visions as he patrols an abandoned asylum; an edgy young man involved in a hellish car accident deep in the woods; and a wealthy former banker ("Black Panther's" Martin Freeman) visited by the poltergeist spirit of his unborn child. Even scarier: each of these macabre stories seems to have a sinister connection to Professor Goodman's own life.
April 20, 10am EDT
Miguel Arteta, Alia Shawkat & Laia CostaApril 20, 10am EDT
Miguel Arteta, Alia Shawkat & Laia CostaIn "Duck Butter," directed by Miguel Arteta, Naima (Alia Shawkat) and Laia (Laia Costa), jaded by dishonest and broken relationships, make a pact to spend 24 uninterrupted hours together, having sex on the hour. Their romantic experiment intends to create a new form of intimacy, but it doesn't quite go as planned.
April 20, 11am EDT
Murray CummingsApril 20, 11am EDT
Murray Cummings"Songwriter" is an intimate and personal look into the writing process of one of the world's leading artists--Ed Sheeran. Filmed by his cousin Murray Cummings, "Songwriter" details the creation of Ed's third studio album "Divide" and gives an authentic insight into Ed's life through never before seen home videos. Witness first hand the creativity, from the very first chord to the finishing touch--as the sounds become the songs.
April 20, 12pm EDT
Danfung Dennis & Eric StraussApril 20, 12pm EDT
Danfung Dennis & Eric StraussFrom directors Danfung Dennis and Eric Strauss, "This Is Climate Change" is a four-part virtual reality / immersive series that's launching at the Tribeca Festival on April 21st. It is one of four curated programs in the Tribeca Cinema360 VR theater. Transporting viewers into an unfolding global crisis, the film is a bracing, four-part virtual reality docu-series from Participant Media and Condition One. Witness four unique stereoscopic stories of harrowing cause and effect—four calls for action.
April 20, 1pm EDT
Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee & Adam GussowApril 20, 1pm EDT
Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee & Adam GussowIn 1986, two musicians from the opposite ends of life met on the streets of Harlem. Against the backdrop of racial violence in the city, Adam Gussow, a young white Jewish harmonica player, and Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee, an older black Mississippi bluesman, joined forces to blaze a new musical trail. Bi-racial blues. Po-mo blues. Whatever you want to call it, it changed their lives forever and contested longstanding notions of cultural appropriation. Shot over 30 years, the RYOT film "Satan & Adam" showcases a miraculous journey of friendship, heartbreak and the transformative power of music at a time when America finds itself once again divided.
April 20, 2:45pm EDT
Sebastian Roche, T.R. Knight, Robert Sheehan, Clémence Poésy, Poppy Delevingne, Samantha Colley & Seth GabelApril 20, 2:45pm EDT
Sebastian Roche, T.R. Knight, Robert Sheehan, Clémence Poésy, Poppy Delevingne, Samantha Colley & Seth GabelAs one of the 20th century’s most influential and celebrated artists, Pablo Picasso imagined and interpreted the world in totally new and unorthodox ways, reinventing our perception of creativity in the process. The second season of National Geographic’s 10-part, Emmy-nominated global event series, "Genius: Picasso," explores how the Spanish-born artist’s passionate nature and relentless creative drive were inextricably linked to his personal life, which included tumultuous marriages, numerous affairs and constantly shifting political and personal alliances. The cast of the series takes the BUILD stage to discuss the new season.
April 20, 4:30pm EDT
Tim McGrath, Kim Woodruff & Jacob GarrettApril 20, 4:30pm EDT
Tim McGrath, Kim Woodruff & Jacob Garrett"Surviving Theater 9" tells the true story of writer, director, actor Tim McGrath during the midnight screening of "The Dark Night Rises" in Aurora Colorado on July 20, 2012. McGrath survived an extraordinarily traumatic event, like hundreds of others in our country, and decided to tell the story with his fellow survivors like Kim Woodruff, a Columbine survivor and Jacob Garrett, Aurora survivor who was 11-years-old at the time of the shooting. In the film, viewers begin to see how survivors attempt to cope, experience PTSD and make efforts to heal, all while showcasing the many resources and outlets where survivors can begin to rebuild.
April 23, 10:30am EDT
Robert Smigel, Roland Buck III & Allison StrongApril 23, 10:30am EDT
Robert Smigel, Roland Buck III & Allison Strong"The Week Of" tells the story of a devoted, middle-class father (Adam Sandler) determined to pay for his daughter's wedding despite the prodding of the wealthier father of the groom (Chris Rock). A series of calamities forces the dads (and their families) to come together and endure the longest week of their lives. Join director and writer Robert Smigel and actors Roland Buck III and Allison Strong as they share stories about the Netflix film.
April 23, 11:30am EDT
Keegan AllenApril 23, 11:30am EDT
Keegan AllenFeaturing more than 250 black and white photos, Keegan Allen's "Hollywood" captures the beauty and glamour of the place itself―with unusual angles of the famous sign, the glint of sidewalk stars stamped into the entrance of the Grauman’s TCL Chinese Theater in the rain, the Chateau Marmont at twilight, secret local hideaways, red carpets and more--but also the darker side of dreams unrealized in the faces, hands, eyes and footsteps of those who live on the fringe of celebrity. His photos are enhanced by revealing, intimate captions, lyrics and other writing, as well as hand-drawn illustrations, exciting parodies and iconic emulations.
April 23, 12:30pm EDT
Alessandro Nivola & Sebastian LelioApril 23, 12:30pm EDT
Alessandro Nivola & Sebastian LelioFrom a screenplay by Sebastián Lelio and Rebecca Lenkiewicz, "Disobedience" follows a woman as she returns from New York after the death of her estranged rabbi father to the Orthodox Jewish community in North London where she grew up. Once back at home, she stirs up controversy when she shows an interest in a childhood friend. Based on the book by Naomi Alderman, the film stars Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams and Alessandro Nivola.
April 23, 1:30pm EDT
Emma Forrest, Jemima Kirke & Lola KirkeApril 23, 1:30pm EDT
Emma Forrest, Jemima Kirke & Lola KirkeAndrea is a former teen prodigy turned struggling writer who falls for Nick, a recently successful writer who she secretly resents. Lisa is the responsible younger sister who has an older bohemian boyfriend, Martin, but is drawn to an even older charismatic Rabbi. Two English sisters begin to navigate their wild desires and troubled relationships amidst the backdrop of the infamous Hollywood Hills. Jemima Kirke, Lola Kirke and director/writer Emma Forrest join BUILD to speak on the film, "Untogether."
April 23, 2:30pm EDT
Ella Purnell, Caitlin FitzGerald, Paul Sparks, Tom Sturridge, Evan Jonigkeit, Daniyar, Jasmine Mathews & Eden EpsteinApril 23, 2:30pm EDT
Ella Purnell, Caitlin FitzGerald, Paul Sparks, Tom Sturridge, Evan Jonigkeit, Daniyar, Jasmine Mathews & Eden EpsteinBased on the bestselling novel, “Sweetbitter” tells the story of Tess, a 22-year-old who arrives in New York City to pursue a new life. When Tess starts working at the best restaurant in the city, she thinks she has found a steady income and a safe place to wait. Instead, she has found the group of people who will define her as a person and the opportunity to decide who she will become. The cast of "Sweetbitter" comes to BUILD to chat about the STARZ series.
April 23, 3:30pm EDT
Shawn Snyder & Géza RöhrigApril 23, 3:30pm EDT
Shawn Snyder & Géza RöhrigDirected by Shawn Snyder, "To Dust" follows Shmuel (Géza Röhrig), a Hasidic cantor distraught by the untimely death of his wife. In the film, he struggles to find religious solace, while secretly obsessing over how her body will decay. As a clandestine partnership develops with Albert, a local community college biology professor, the two embark on a darkly comic and increasingly literal undertaking into the underworld.
April 23, 4:30pm EDT
Jason Biggs & Jenny MollenApril 23, 4:30pm EDT
Jason Biggs & Jenny MollenOne of Hollywood's most outrageous couples, Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, host the new relationship comedy gameshow, "My Partner Knows Best." How well married couples know one another will be put to the test as they compete in a series of hilarious challenges based on real-life relationship obstacles. Three couples compete each week, but only one will walk away with the money and be able to say "My Partner Knows Best!"
April 25, 11am EDT
Izzie Lerer & YuJung KimApril 25, 11am EDT
Izzie Lerer & YuJung KimThe Dodo is the #1 digital content brand for animal lovers, getting 2.4B video views every month. People are in dire need of “feel good” content that isn’t politics or the economy. From tales of reunited pet pals to heroic rescues and stories of unlikely animal friendships, The Dodo’s content aims to educate, entertain and inform the audience about important issues and relatable stories that animal people want to watch and read about. Join founder Izzie Lerer and president YuJung Kim.
April 25, 12pm EDT
Ali WentworthApril 25, 12pm EDT
Ali WentworthNew York Times bestselling author Ali Wentworth offers her hilarious and unique advice on surviving the absurdity of modern life in her third collection of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes. Wentworth’s first two books, "Ali in Wonderland" and "Happily Ali After," were lauded by readers, critics and fellow comedians alike. Endearing, hilarious, thoughtful and far-fetched, "Go Ask Ali" offers Ali at her wisest and wittiest as she delivers tips, pointers and quips on a host of life’s conundrums and sticky situations.
April 25, 1pm EDT
Adam Pally, Doug Mand & Dan GregorApril 25, 1pm EDT
Adam Pally, Doug Mand & Dan Gregor"Most Likely to Murder" is a home for the holidays comedic murder-mystery. Billy, the coolest kid in high school, comes back to his hometown expecting to be beloved like he used to be. Instead, he finds his ex is dating the former high school outcast, so Billy becomes obsessed with proving the outcast is actually the killer behind a mysterious local death. Star Adam Pally, Doug Mand (co-writer and co-star) & director Dan Gregor stop by BUILD to chat about the movie.
April 25, 2pm EDT
Henry Winkler & Sarah GoldbergApril 25, 2pm EDT
Henry Winkler & Sarah GoldbergHenry Winkler and Sarah Goldberg star in HBO's "Barry," the story of a Midwestern hitman who is looking to change his line of work and while in LA he falls in love with acting. Winkler plays a low budget acting teacher named Gene Cousineau who lures Barry (Bill Hader) into the world of acting. Goldberg portrays an acting student in Cousineau's class. BUILD hosts Winkler and Goldberg as they come to speak on the new series.
April 25, 4pm EDT
Precious Ebony, Alex Mugler & Tati 007April 25, 4pm EDT
Precious Ebony, Alex Mugler & Tati 007Ballroom is where your wildest dreams can come true, but to receive validation, status and recognition: you must walk. "My House" is a dance competition show set in the gritty, energetic and unabashedly queer world of the ballroom season. Follow the lives of Tati 007, Alex Mugler, Jelani Mizrahi, Lolita Balenciaga and Relish Milan as they overcome personal challenges and prepare for competitions while ballroom legend Precious Ebony lays out the rules, the rivalries and all of the drama.
April 25, 5pm EDT
Mishel Prada & Melissa BarreraApril 25, 5pm EDT
Mishel Prada & Melissa BarreraSTARZ' “Vida” is a half-hour series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters (Mishel Prada & Melissa Barrera) from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother’s identity.
April 26, 11am EDT
Bea MillerApril 26, 11am EDT
Bea MillerA year ago, Bea Miller embarked on her most ambitious and personal journey yet, and invited fans to accompany her every step of the way. That quest has now come full circle with her second album,"Aurora." Arriving just weeks after her 19th birthday, the album shows Miller’s remarkable evolution from a talented teenager into a mature and confident artist and woman. For Miller, the figure of Aurora, the goddess of dawn, signifies women’s empowerment – a timely topic that has special resonance for her right now – and the album represents the new beginning her process has allowed.
April 26, 12pm EDT
Asad J. MalikApril 26, 12pm EDT
Asad J. Malik"Terminal 3" is an interactive, augmented-reality documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. As viewers put on the Hololens, they step into the uncanny to directly interrogate and determine the fate of the hologram passenger before them. These interrogations become strikingly personal encounters that only end when the participant decides if the hologram should be let into the country – or not. Join creator/director Asad J. Malik as he takes the BUILD stage to discuss the project.
April 26, 1pm EDT
Priyanka ChopraApril 26, 1pm EDT
Priyanka ChopraPriyanka Chopra is a multifaceted personality and one of the most recognized and applauded talents in the world. Her foray into the entertainment industry began at the age of 17 when she won Miss India and went on to win Miss World the following year, a title that catapulted her to international stardom. Chopra has earned popular and critical acclaim as Alex Parrish on ABC’s hit drama “Quantico,” making history as the first Indian actor to star as the lead of a TV drama series. She joins BUILD to talk about the new season of the series.
April 26, 3pm EDT
Ashley Bell, Lek Chailert, John McCarthy & Roddy TabatabaiApril 26, 3pm EDT
Ashley Bell, Lek Chailert, John McCarthy & Roddy TabatabaiElephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life-threatening. After waiting 2.5 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world-renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine's Hero of Asia, Lek Chailert, embark on a daring mission 480 miles across Thailand to rescue Noi Na, a 70-year old partially blind trekking elephant and bring her to freedom. "Love & Bananas" aims to ignite a new way of thinking about this species and shows what can be done to prevent the extinction of Asian elephants. Join Bell, Chailert, producer John McCarthy & Director of photography and Executive Producer Roddy Tabatabai as they discuss the documentary.
April 27, 11am EDT
Harry Hadden-PatonApril 27, 11am EDT
Harry Hadden-PatonThe most beloved musical of all time, Lerner & Loewe’s "My Fair Lady" returns to Broadway in a lavish new production from Lincoln Center Theater, the theater that brought you the Tony-winning revivals of "South Pacific" and " The King and I." Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, the stellar cast, led by Harry Hadden-Paton ("Henry Higgins"), tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?
April 27, 1pm EDT
Camilla LuddingtonApril 27, 1pm EDT
Camilla LuddingtonCurrently starring on ABC’s hit series “Grey’s Anatomy,” Camilla Luddington has the gift of portraying characters with both strength and vulnerability. As surgical resident Dr. Jo Wilson, Luddington displays plenty of both, balancing her time between complicated storylines of love — opposite Dr. Alex Karev — and career. She is also popular in the sci-fi/fantasy world for her voice work and embodiment of Lara Croft in the video game "Tomb Raider." Critics praised Luddington for giving the classic icon a much-needed reboot.
April 27, 2pm EDT
H. Jon BenjaminApril 27, 2pm EDT
H. Jon BenjaminFXX’s "Archer" is an original animated, half-hour comedy that, in its ninth season, centers on the semi-functioning alcoholic seaplane pilot, Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin), a lush on the lush South Pacific island of Mitimotu in 1939. Along with his trusty co-pilot Pam, Sterling must navigate quicksand, cannibals, super-intelligent monkeys, poison darts, pirates and quicksand. Welcome to the mysterious and deadly world of "Archer: Danger Island." Benjamin take the BUILD stage to talk about the new season of the hit animated series and his new book, "Failure Is An Option: An Attempted Memoir."
April 27, 3pm EDT
Dawn PorterApril 27, 3pm EDT
Dawn PorterRobert F. Kennedy's passion and vision helped his brother John get elected president, sparked a country's conscience, guided the nation through terrifying crises, and inspired a generation. In the decade before his assassination at age 42, as Attorney General, a United States Senator and a candidate for President, RFK also riled the establishment as he sharpened his political acumen, and challenged America to become the best version of itself. Told through rare and never-before-seen footage, director Dawn Porter's four-part documentary series "Bobby Kennedy for President" examines the "Bobby Phenomenon" of the 1960s and the continuing influence of the man many see as the greatest loss of a troubling and turbulent era.
April 27, 4pm EDT
David MorseApril 27, 4pm EDT
David MorseTwo-time Academy Award winner and Tony Award winner Denzel Washington returns to Broadway in one of the signal roles in the American theatre in Eugene O’Neill’s "The Iceman Cometh." Set in the summer of 1912 at Harry Hope's saloon on New York's lower west side, "The Iceman Cometh" is O'Neill's classic story of a free-spending, boisterous salesman who compels his fellow barflies to confront their pipe dreams. David Morse, who plays the role of Larry Slade, comes to BUILD to speak on the play.
😍 Paula Patton is gorgeous and lovely to talk to as well! Watch our chat! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )
Martha Stewart & Amy Conway
Martha Stewart & Amy Conway tell us what's in and what's not this wedding season! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin & Beverley Mitchell
These three are Hollywood's darlings for a reason! Tune in to our chat w/ Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin & Beverley Mitchell! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )
Bill Nye, Dr. Kate Marvel & John Iadarola
Don't miss a very important climate change panel discussion w/ Bill Nye, Dr. Kate Marvel & John Iadarola! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Alex Wolff, Asa Butterfield, Maude Apatow & Peter Livolsi
You have to tune in to our fun convo w/ the stars & director of "The House of Tomorrow!" (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Brian Tyree Henry
Broadway, TV & film...Brian Tyree Henry does it all! Find out what keeps the star motivated! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )
What was it like to go from acting to directing? Jennifer Morrison shares! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )
Theo James, Per Fly & Michael Soussan
Watch as Theo James, Per Fly & Michael Soussan speak on their new film, "Backstabbing for Beginners." (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Joshua Henry, star of "Carousel," tells us all about the revival of the hit Broadway show! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
Courtney Moorehead Balaker, Susette Kelo & David Crosby
We talk w/ the people responsible for the film "Little Pink House," the extraordinary true story of Susette Kelo! (Photo Credit: Mike Pont /BUILD )
From awkward interactions w/ Kanye West to Childish Gambino's amazing talent, we have a great convo w/ Peter Rosenberg. (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Julie Castle from Best Friends Animal Society shares how you can adopt a loveable dog like Truffle! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Sean Hayes & Larry Guterman
Find out how SonicCloud co-founder Larry Guterman & partner Sean Hayes are helping the hearing impaired! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
Tune in as fashion expert Tim Gunn weighs in on the fashion industry & gives some tips! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Laurie Hernandez is only 17 & she's accomplished so much! Find out what's next for the Olympic Gold medalist! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
Aisha Tyler acts, directs, edits & gives great advice! This is one BUILD you shouldn't miss! (Photo Credit: JP Yim /BUILD )
Katie Couric is back & she's taking on topics no one else can! Listen to the award-winning journalist! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Only Method Man is cool enough to take a FaceTime call live! Tune in to our chat w/ the rap icon! (Photo Credit: JP Yim /BUILD )
Joe & Jennifer Montana
Joe & Jennifer Montana stop by! Find out which current wide receiver Joe says he would've liked to play with! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Don't miss our amazing and hilarious conversation w/ the great Tim Olyphant! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
There's a reason why everyone loves Tyler Posey! See why in our chat w/ the star! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
David Foster, the man behind some of the greatest songs ever known, talks about his tour & plays a few songs. (Photo Credit: JP Yim /BUILD )
From the action-packed "Rampage" & to the hit series Billions," tune in as Malin Akerman shares all! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme & Paul Soter
The prodigal mustaches are back! Find out all about the highly-anticipated "Super Troopers" sequel! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Watch as Julian Lennon talks activism, his inspiring children's book, his father's music and more! (Photo Credit: JP Yim /BUILD )
"Killing Eve" star Sandra Oh tells us all about her new series! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly D” Delvecchio, Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Vinny Guadagnino, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi & Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino
We had a situation at BUILD! Don't miss our hilarious talk w/ the "Jersey Shore" cast! (Photo Credit: JP Yim /BUILD )
Zach Braff is back with a new show & we couldn't be happier! Check out our hilarious chat! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )
Tyra Banks & Carolyn London
Perfect may be boring, but this awesome mother-daughter duo definitely isn't! Don't miss our chat! (Photo Credit: Jammi York /BUILD )
John Cena, Geraldine Viswanathan & Kay Cannon
Our "Blockers" chat is as funny as this picture is awesome! Don't miss it! (Photo Credit: Noam Galai /BUILD )