Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons Season 1
S01 E01Jun 23, 2016
Charles Barkley & Ben Affleck Jun 23, 2016 In the premiere edition of this weekly talk show, Bill breaks down why LeBron James is truly 'one of one;' plus, Charles Barkley on why LeBron is still not in his Top 5 Greatest of All Time; and New England-native Ben Affleck talks movies, sports and Deflategate.
S01 E02Jun 30, 2016
Mark Cuban, Malcolm Gladwell & Bill Hader Jun 30, 2016 Bill has some ideas for 'Game of Thrones' to ponder over the summer; plus, NBA owner Mark Cuban and author Malcolm Gladwell discuss NBA team owners and why Mark Cuban won't be selling the Mavericks anytime soon; and Bill has some advice for Knicks fans who want to make their team great again.
S01 E03Jul 7, 2016
Chris Bosh, Anthony Anderson & Joe Rogan Jul 7, 2016 Bill chronicles the rise of UFC from its gritty Internet roots to billion dollar enterprise; Chris Bosh and Anthony Anderson break down Kevin Durant's move to the Golden State Warriors; UFC commentator Joe Rogan shares his expertise on Brock Lesnar and other UFC contenders.
S01 E04Jul 14, 2016
Aaron Rodgers Jul 14, 2016 After her 7th Wimbledon win, Bill explains why Serena Williams is able to rise above both on and off the tennis court; plus, a one-on-one conversation with Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers on concussions and more; Bill gives the belt to Tim Duncan.
S01 E05Jul 28, 2016
Danny McBride, Christina Hendricks & Michael K. W Jul 28, 2016 Bill talks with Danny McBride; argues 'Deflategate' before Judge Joe Brown; and sits down with Christina Hendricks and Michael K. Williams.
S01 E06Aug 4, 2016
Caitlyn Jenner, J.J. Redick & Lamorne Morris Aug 4, 2016 L.A. Clipper JJ Redick and 'New Girl' star Lamorne Morris sit with Bill to talk Team USA basketball past and present; Bill gives his take on fat athletes; and Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner discusses the current batch of decathletes, her Olympic career, politics and struggling with her identity.
S01 E07Aug 11, 2016
Ricky Williams & Seth Rogen Aug 11, 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams and New York Magazine's Rembert Browne chat about drug policies in the NFL; Bill breaks down the latest sports fan extortion, Personal Seat Licenses; 'Sausage Party' star Seth Rogen sits down with Bill to talk about the new raunchy animated comedy; Legendary stoners Seth Rogen and Ricky Williams talk trees with Bill during the 'Weed' Round.
S01 E08Aug 18, 2016
Jonah Hill, Jon Favreau & Wesley Morris Aug 18, 2016 Guests: Actor Jonah Hill, speechwriter Jon Favreau and writer Wesley Morris
S01 E09Sep 8, 2016
Jay Glazer, DeMaurice Smith & Malcolm Gladwell Sep 8, 2016 NFL columnist Jay Glazer; executive director of the NFL Players Association DeMaurice Smith; journalist Malcolm Gladwell.
S01 E10Sep 15, 2016
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Cris Carter & Amy Trask Sep 15, 2016 Bill chats with former Raiders CEO Amy Trask and Pro Football Hall of Famer Cris Carter to talk NFL issues; Bill asks why 'Survivor' host Jeff Probst doesn't get his proper due; Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about his career, playing Edward Snowden in his new film and shows off his Lakers pride.
S01 E11Sep 22, 2016
Kevin Durant & Nas Sep 22, 2016 Bill invites Vince Staples in to lay down a few 'Diss Tracks'; NBA MVP Kevin Durant discusses his move to Golden State, his relationship with Russell Westbrook and dealing with critics as legendary rapper Nas relates the world of hip-hop, his albums and dealing with 'beef'; KD and Nas stick around for a rapid-fire Speed Round.
S01 E12Sep 29, 2016
Charlamagne Tha God & Abby Wambach Sep 29, 2016 Bill and Radio Host Charlamagne Tha God break down this week's Winners and Losers. Bill explores why there is so much 'dead money' in collegiate athletics. Two-time Women's Soccer gold medalist Abby Wambach talks with Bill about her career, the sport and its future. Abby and Bill answer questions from the Mail Bag.
S01 E13Oct 6, 2016
Episode 13 Oct 6, 2016 Bill brings back Michael Rapaport to rate this week's Winners and Losers; Bill has some advice for Cubs fans on the verge of a World Series; Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin sits down with Washington state-native actor Joel McHale to talk football, concussions and politics in sports; Doug, Joel and Bill answer questions from the Mail Bag.
S01 E14Oct 20, 2016
Episode 14 Oct 20, 2016 Vince Staples and Bill discuss this week's all-NBA edition of Winners and Losers; Bill breaks down the San Diego 'Convadium' proposal and why Dean Spanos is asking San Diegans for $1.15 billion of public funds; Legendary sportscasters Al Michaels and Bob Costas talk football, broadcasting and answer questions from the Mail Bag.
S01 E15Oct 27, 2016
Episode 15 Oct 27, 2016 Bill Simmons hosts this weekly talk show featuring compelling guests, field segments and Simmons' signature commentary on current events.
S01 E16Nov 3, 2016
Episode 16 Nov 3, 2016 FOX Sports analyst Jay Glazer returns for Winners and Losers; Bill breaks down the remaining curses left in sports; NBA Champion Paul Pierce sits with Bill to discuss NBA players and social media, Kevin Garnett and LeBron James; Paul answers questions from the Mail Bag.
S01 E17Nov 10, 2016
Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla Nov 10, 2016 Comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla join Bill for the last round of weekly Winners and Losers; Bill chronicles the genesis of the super-villain team starting with the nWo; Jimmy and Adam stick around to talk the future of late night TV and podcasting; AGW's 'In Memoriam' for 2016.