We took a special look back at the high school years of Beverly Hills 90210 with the series’ executive producer Charles Rosin, counting down his top ten behind-the-scenes tidbits about the season three finale episode, “Commencement,” and answering listener questions!
For a super-sized look back at the high school seasons of Beverly Hills 90210, hosts Lizzie and Kat break down the two-part graduation episode of the series, reminiscing about past guests and diving deep into what made this show so special. To leave questions about season three for Executive Producer Charles Rosin, leave a voicemail at (802) 55-90210!
Donna Martin graduates! Donna Martin graduates! Donna Martin graduates! Lizzie and Kat hosted an all-star cast in a live staged reading of the classic season three episode of Beverly Hills 90210, “Something in the Air,” and you can listen now!
To hear the full recording of the “Donna Martin Graduates” live read and cast Q&A, click here for download instructions. For a sneak peek of the full recording, as well as an update about our episode schedule, listen to the preview clip below.
It’s a prom double-date as Andy Greene and Aaron Davitian, hosts of the Gossip Guys podcast, join Lizzie and Kat to discuss Gossip Girl, dissect the Beverly Hills, 90210 senior prom episode “A Night to Remember,” read fan fiction, and much more on this episode of The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat!
Who better to discuss this episode of Beverly Hills 90210 than its director … oh, and the series star Jason Priestley! His new film Zoom is in theaters now, and of course we’ve loved him since first seeing him onscreen as Brandon Walsh in 1990. Jason is also currently starring in the series Private Eyes and Raising Expectations, with Molly Ringwald.
LA Weekly’s Arts and Culture editor Gwynedd Stuart is on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week! We talk Beverly Hills 90210, high school superlatives, and Disneyland, debrief after the “Donna Martin Graduates” live read, and announce some special offers you can bid on at our fundraising site: www.gofundme.com/donnamartingrad
[See a great photo of Gwynedd at Casa Walsh after the jump below!]
From MTV’s Awkward and the film G.B.F., actress Molly Tarlov joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to talk about her lifelong love of Beverly Hills 90210 and more! To find out more about this week’s live staged reading of the “Donna Martin Graduates” episode of 90210, including bios of the all-star cast members, descriptions of the charities the event supports, and a link to buy tickets, visit www.donnamartingraduates.com. Can’t make it to the live show, but still want to support the cause? Visit www.gofundme.com/donnamartingrad – no amount is too small!
While you may know him as the actor portraying Nat and Brandon’s bookie Duke on Beverly Hills 90210, listeners to KJAZZ 88.1 will know Billy Vera from his extensive career as a musician and bandleader! You can buy Billy’s new photography book Vintage Neon and his latest album Big Band Jazz through our Amazon link!
If you or anyone you know is struggling with a gambling addiction, you can call or text the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network at (800) 522-4700, or chat online with someone who can help at www.npcgambling.org/chat
Tickets to our live staged reading on August 4 of the season three episode “Something in the Air,” which is a fundraiser for the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Jewish Family Service Los Angeles, are available now at tinyurl.com/donnamartingraduates! More information can be found at donnamartingraduates.com
Television producer Gabe Mountain joins The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast to discuss Dylan McKay’s inner turmoil as we dive into the Beverly Hills 90210 episode “The Child is Father to the Man.” This podcast episode contains another one of the most bombshell installments of Chuck’s Corner ever - listen now and here what the series’ Executive Producer Charles Rosin had to say about what went on behind-the-scenes of filming this episode!
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For the episode of Beverly Hills 90210 where Brenda, Donna, and Cindy take up self-defense, we’re pleased to welcome martial arts Guru and Emmy-winning field director for The Ellen Show, Suzanne Luna to The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week! You can learn about the Southeast Asian martial art of Silat through volumes one and two of Suzanne’s self-defense DVDs, and her upcoming web series can be found at Johanna Stein’s website. Looking for a martial arts academy in Los Angeles? We recommend 5 Star Martial Arts!
Don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list at tinyurl.com/BlazeMail to be the first to find out about when tickets go on sale for our live staged reading of the episode “Something in the Air,” taking place on August 4 in Beverly Hills, for charity!
We felt it was only responsible that we have a mother come on the podcast this week to discuss the Beverly Hills 90210 episode “Parental Guidance Recommended.” We talk about Iris McKay, crystal healing, and why “you should never trust a felon” with Kat’s mom, a law enforcement veteran and lover of television.
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This week on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat, we’re joined by ESPNLA 710 and Yahoo Sports Radio host Travis Rodgers. He’s entreated listeners of his radio show to engage with him about Beverly Hills 90210 using the hashtag #90210chat for years, and now he gets to help us unpack a revealing spa weekend, Jim’s mid-life crisis, Dylan’s fantasy life, and Brandon’s foray into gambling!
This week on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast, we’re joined by Juliet Litman, cohost of “Jam Session” on the Channel 33 podcast, and managing editor of Bill Simmons’ new digital venture The Ringer. This episode of Beverly Hills 90210 we’re discussing has it all: hot-rod racing, the policing of women’s voices on radio, and Seth Green! Also, there’s substantial boy band discussion, and we wonder which 2016 Presidential candidates the characters on 90210 would vote for.
Sara Benincasa, the author of the new book Real Artists Have Day Jobs (And Other Awesome Things They Don’t Teach You in School) is our guest on The Blaze with Lizzie and Kat podcast this week, to dive deep into a very special Thanksgiving episode of Beverly Hills 90210. Sara is also the author of DC Trip, Great, and Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom.
We’re so excited to finally have writer Kim Hoffman on our Beverly Hills 90210 podcast! Kim’s been listening to The Blaze since the beginning, and has written essays for AfterEllen, Huffington Post, and more, such as “What My ‘90s Childhood and Popular LGBT Idols Have in Common.” This super-sized podcast about one of the series’ least well-remembered episodes was one of the most fun that we’ve ever had recording. Also, it includes perhaps the best Chuck’s Corner segment that we’ve ever had the privilege of sharing with our listeners.
Actress, writer, and improviser Zabeth Russell joins Lizzie and Kat this week to talk about Beverly Hills 90210! The stakes are very high in this episode: is Gil a sexual abuser? Will Dylan recover after surfing in polluted water? Will Brandon finally dance?! Find out all this, and more, by listening to our podcast!
L.A. ladies, see Kat perform in the “Sunday Night Sex Talks” storytelling show on Sunday, April 3rd at Bar Lubitsch! Tickets here. You can catch Zabeth performing in her improv shows Middle Seat and The Armando Diaz Experience!