Goldie Hawn arrived in Hollywood as a teenaged dancer, but soon found herself doing television comedy on the show Laugh-In in the late 1960s and has been winning over audiences ever since. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the Oscar winner over Zoom to talk about her career full of hit movies, as well as the project she is most passionate about – an initiative called MindUp focused on the mental well-being of children.
Steve Martin & Martin Short (2021)
Since starring together in The Three Amigos in 1986, Steve Martin and Martin Short have worked together on the blockbuster Father of the Bride movies, toured the country making relentless jokes at each other’s expense, and now they’re starring in a hilarious series about three neighbors working together to solve a murder in their New York City apartment building. In this week’s “Sunday Sitdown” Willie Geist gets together with the two comedy legends to talk about that series Only Murders in the Building and their 35 years of friendship. (Original broadcast date: September 12, 2021)
Ed Sheeran is nominated for a fifth career Grammy Award this year for his latest hit “Bad Habits,” which introduced a sound that had his fans asking if it was really Ed Sheeran. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Willie Geist gets together with the pop superstar to talk about that new sound on his latest album, Equals, his new daughter who influenced the music, and his path from busking on the streets of London to the highest-grossing tour in the history of music.
Best of 2021: Kate Hudson
Willie looks back on his memorable interviews of the year. Kate Hudson was just 21 years old when she won a Golden Globe for her role in Almost Famous. In the two decades since, she has starred in a run of romantic comedies, launched a successful athleisure brand and raised three children ranging in age from toddler to teenager. In this “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Hudson for a conversation about her life and career, and what quarantine was like with those three kids.
Best of 2021: Dwayne Johnson
Willie looks back on his memorable interviews of the year. Growing up, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson bounced around the country as the son of barnstorming professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. He eventually got into the family business and became the biggest star in wrestling, before transitioning to Hollywood where he is now the highest-paid actor in the business. In this “Sunday Sitdown,” Willie Geist gets together with Johnson to talk about that career move, the latest calls for him to run for president and his successful new tequila brand, Teremana.