EW’s BINGE

EW’s BINGE

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Calling all Potterheads! Get ready for stories you’ve never heard, questions you’ve never asked and things you’ve never noticed about the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in season one of EW’s BINGE. Each season, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to analyze key scenes, interview major players and theorize moments from your favorite TV shows and movies. Think of us as your binge guide, but with opinions. (Season 1: Harry Potter.)

Episodes

Ep. 8: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2  

Luna Lovegood (Evanna Lynch) talks her connection to her character, ties to "Fantastic Beasts," and whether magic is in fact real — but seriously, is it? What’s more, Marc and Molly bid adieu to the original "Harry Potter" series with the 10 goodbyes of "Deathly Hallows — Part 2," like Professor McGonagall’s piertotum locomotor virginity and He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named himself. Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 7: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1  

Ben Hibon, director of the animated 'Three Brothers' sequence that captivated audiences, discusses his vision for the animation and, more impressively, the creation of something unlike anything else in the Harry Potter universe. Plus, just like the golden trio, Marc and Molly go location-hopping in our take on the 10 best pitstops in 'Deathly Hallows — Part 1.' (Looking at you, campsite #59). Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 6: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince  

Dean Thomas (Alfred Enoch) reflects on the early days of Harry Potter, his place amongst the Gryffindor boys, and what came of him and Seamus Finnegan. (Plus, we accidentally break the news to him that Dean's name was originally Gary!) In our recap, Marc and Molly go hormonal over the 10 best couples — and love triangles — of Half-Blood Prince. Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 5: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix  

Professor Umbridge is here! Imelda Staunton shares her real thoughts on the villain — “I think she’s a bloody monster” — as Marc and Molly break down Harry’s top 10 ALL CAPS FREAKOUTS in "Order of the Phoenix." Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 4: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire  

Viktor Krum (actor Stanislav Ianevski) talks "Goblet of Fire" hookups and cut Ron-Hermione love triangle, while costume designer Jany Temime looks back on iconic "Potter" outfits like Hermione's Yule Ball gown and Bellatrix's goth couture. Plus, Marc and Molly rank the 10 biggest fourth-film disasters — Rita Skeeter, anyone? Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: Mitch Bluestein of At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 3: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban  

MinaLima, the designers behind the Marauder’s Map, the Daily Prophet, horcruxes, and more, reveal what they snuck into the series and the biggest challenges of creating Harry’s world. In keeping with the Animagus theme of "Prisoner of Azkaban," Marc and Molly rank the top 10 creatures of the third story (including boggarts, dementors, and the Fat Lady). Plus: What did Crookshanks think about literally everything?! Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: Will Malnati (@willmalnati) of At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 2: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets  

Actor Hugh Mitchell (Colin Creevey) spills secrets about being petrified, auditioning for "Chamber of Secrets," and Colin's ultimate fate by J.K. Rowling's pen. Plus, hosts Marc and Molly rank the 10 most important characters Harry meets in the the series' second installment. Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: Will Malnati (@willmalnati) of At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Ep. 1: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone  

Director Chris Columbus shares surprising stories from the "Sorcerer's Stone" set — including casting the trio, figuring out Quidditch, cutting Peeves, and basketball with Dumbledore. Plus, hosts Marc and Molly recap the 10 biggest moments from "Sorcerer's Stone" and revisit the introductions of Harry, Ron, Hermione, Draco, the Dursleys, Hagrid, and Fluffy. Credits: Hosts: Marc Snetiker (@marcsnetiker) and C. Molly Smith (@cmollysmith) Producer: Cristina Everett (@cristinaeverett) Editor: Will Malnati (@willmalnati) of At Will Radio (@atwillradio) Contact Us: binge@ew.com

Accio Podcast!  

Season one of BINGE kicks off with EW’s appreciation of the Harry Potter canon. Join EW's Marc Snetiker and C. Molly Smith as they dedicate each episode to each film based on J.K Rowling’s beloved story about everyone’s favorite boy wizard. It’ll be a journey so exciting, even Muggles will be jealous.

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