The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 201 with Guests Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver)

Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast!

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Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives! Think of it as the unofficially official companion podcast for the series.

This week, hosts Mike and Sheila discuss the Season 2 premiere, “It’s All in the Execution”. Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with the series creators and showrunners, Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver. Chris and Sam discuss Season 2, how they were able to cast Catherine Zeta-Jones in the series, and the challenges of making a show during uneasy and troubling times in our country.

51:21 – Time Code for Start of the Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver Interview. 

Guest Bios:

Chris Fedak created the network action caper “Deception” and co-created the hit series “Chuck.” He previously was an executive producer on “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” and “Forever.”

Sam Sklaver most recently was a consulting producer on the network series “Deception” and “American Housewife.” He was a co-executive producer on cable series “Blunt Talk” and streaming comedy “Mr. Iglesias.” He has written for a wide range of shows, including “Bored to Death,” “Childrens Hospital,” “Ben and Kate” and “Married.” He created the pilot “Charlie Foxtrot,” starring Jason Biggs.


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This podcast was recorded in Pod Clubhouse Studios and edited by Caroline Daley and assembled by Michael Caputo.