The Official Watchmen Podcast
Over three episodes, host Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) discusses Watchmen with its co-creator, writer and executive producer, Damon Lindelof. Join Mazin and Lindelof as they divulge narrative choices, explore the show’s connection with the groundbreaking graphic novel, and how it reflects our modern times.
Host Craig Mazin sits down with Watchmen writer and executive producer Damon Lindelof to talk about Episodes 1, 2 and 3. The pair dive into the origin of the series, its complex portrayal of race in America, as well as world building, easter eggs, and new and legacy characters. Make sure to watch the first three episodes of Watchmen to avoid spoilers.
Mazin and Lindelof return to talk about Episodes 4, 5, and 6. They compare Looking Glass and Rorschach, discuss the themes of motherhood and trauma, and play a few more rounds of “What The Hell Is Going On With Adrian Veidt.” Make sure to watch Episodes 4 through 6 of Watchmen to avoid spoilers.
For the podcast finale, Mazin and Lindelof dive deep into Episodes 7, 8 and 9. They untie all the knots, from Senator Joe Keene and Judd Crawford, to Dr. Manhattan and Angela Abar, and every plotline in between. To avoid spoilers, make sure to watch the entire season of Watchmen before listening to this episode.
In a special podcast episode, host Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Emmy-nominated Watchmen writer and executive producer Damon Lindelof reunite to reflect on the series. Then Mazin is joined by Emmy®-nominated executive producers/directors Nicole Kassell and Stephen Williams to discuss their experiences working on Watchmen and the series’ cultural impact.
Host Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Emmy®-nominated Watchmen executive producer/writer Damon Lindelof discuss the writers room. Then Mazin talks with Emmy®-nominated supervising producers/writers Christal Henry and Lila Byock and story editor Stacy Osei-Kuffour about creating an anti-copaganda cop show and the terrifying experience of writing fearlessly.