Off The Beat with Brian Baumgartner

With the success of his hit podcast, The Office Deep Dive, actor and podcast host extraordinaire Brian Baumgartner (AKA Kevin Malone) is taking you even deeper (that’s what she said) into The Office AND more of your favorite TV shows. Each week, Brian will sit down with a new guest to talk about their favorite jobs. They’ll laugh, cry, and crack plenty of inappropriate jokes as they discuss the inner workings of the television industry, their favorite moments on set, never-before-told stories and secrets, and moving on from their most iconic roles. Fans will get to be the third wheel with their favorite stars as they learn everything they never wanted to know, and then some. If you loved The Office Deep Dive, you will truly love Off The Beat, featuring interviews with your favorite Office guest stars, TV personalities, athletes and more…

01:10:29 2022-06-30
Legendary NFL running back and Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson joins his good friend Brian to kick off the Off The Beat: Sports Edition! Eric sets the record straight on his football beginnings, the infamous Pontiac Trans-Am controversy, and how his mother w...
01:07:06 2022-06-28
Brian sits down with his old friend Kevin Rahm to reminisce about the greatest movie they ever made - Moosecock. Plus, he’ll talk about working on legendary shows like Desperate Housewives and Mad Men, being mistaken for James Spader, and his namesake g...
01:01:07 2022-06-21
In today’s episode, Brian goes even further “off the beat” and interviews his good friend and legendary sportscaster, Joe Buck. This is the first of some sports guests to come - Joe dives deep into his career from becoming Fox’s youngest NFL annou...
00:48:57 2022-06-14
What do graphic novels, the Boondocks and the LA Lakers have in common? Winning Time’s Writer and Executive Producer Rodney Barnes, of course! Rodney joins Brian to talk about how he slid his way into his first Writers’ Room, the way comic books prepa...
00:42:54 2022-06-07
Actress and creator of the term “LA-ien” Anne Winters joins Brian to talk about performing live with a cucumber, how she builds an emotional arc for her characters, and joining the cast for the new season of The Orville: New Horizons, now streaming on...
01:07:04 2022-05-31
Brian is joined by one of the stars of his new favorite show, Severance, Tramell Tillman. They talk about Tramell’s original path to become a surgeon, creating the unpredictable character of Milchick and the world of Lumon, and the five minutes of frivo...
00:55:48 2022-05-24
Dan Whitney, also known as Larry the Cable Guy, joins his golf buddy Brian to talk about his start in shock radio, the secret allure of Nebraska, and speaking to friends and fans on both sides of the aisle. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informa...
00:56:33 2022-05-17
Brian meets a new friend, the talented actress and fellow podcaster Jenna Elfman. She tells him about her almost-career as a professional ballerina, how she created the quirky character of Dharma on Dharma & Greg, and what it was like to enter the zombie ...
00:59:05 2022-05-10
Actor, writer, and theater-lover Aasif Mandvi joins Brian to talk about growing up across three separate countries, how he talk-sang his way through the musical Oklahoma!, and how he almost missed his audition for The Daily Show. See omnystudio.com/liste...
00:58:07 2022-05-03
Brian sits down with the hilarious Catherine Tate to talk about her journey from Catholic School to the stage. They discuss the time she got to play “Girl 1” alongside Daniel Craig, the word she created that has become a part of the lexicon, and how s...
00:40:53 2022-04-26
One of 2010’s Sexiest Man Alive and the iconic star of AMC’s Mad Men, Jon Hamm, sits down with Brian to discuss his years as a drama teacher at John Burroughs High School, how he developed the Don Draper character, and the two big movie franchises he ...
00:48:50 2022-04-12
Wendie Malick joins Brian to discuss her incredible life, from working on Capitol Hill to becoming an Emmy nominated actress. They dive into her career - starring on Dream On, Just Shoot Me, and most importantly, working with Brian on Hot in Cleveland. ...
00:42:48 2022-04-05
From his years on The Johnny Carson Show and SNL to his second career as a caricaturist - Kevin Nealon has done it all. On today’s episode, join Kevin and Brian as they dive deep into Nealon’s career, his hilarious audition stories, and the time he al...
00:50:28 2022-03-29
Brian welcomes the one and only Lamorne Morris AKA Winston Bishop from New Girl to the show. They chat about Lamorne’s never-ending audition process, his complicated relationship with cats in real life, and the wrap party with Prince. Learn more abou...
00:52:47 2022-03-15
Jamie-Lynn Sigler (known for her role as Meadow Soprano) chats with Brian all about her childhood in musical theater, her relationship with the late great James Gandolfini, and what it was like to win the Super Bowl…in Brian’s eyes, at least. Lea...
00:40:46 2022-03-08
Brian and Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl’s Vanessa Abrams) - Hollywood’s most unlikely duo - have been through more together than you might think. From being snowed in at Justin Timberlake’s house to plenty of Packers games, they discuss their friendshi...
01:00:41 2022-03-01
For the first time in… weeks, Brian talks to fellow actor and golfing buddy Rob Riggle - or you might know him as Captain Jack (among many other amazing credits). Rob talks about his 23 years in the Marines, the unusual way he hypes himself up when he g...
00:56:22 2022-02-22
Brian is joined today by a man who we dare you to not like, Eric Stonestreet AKA Cam from Modern Family. Brian and Eric talk about everything from Eric’s evolution from a “pig grazin’ farm guy” to the king of commercials to the never-before-heard ...
01:15:06 2022-02-15
Brian sits down for his first Off The Beat interview with the legen—wait for it—dary Alyson Hannigan AKA Lily Aldrin from How I Met Your Mother. They take it all the way back to her days fighting demons, the time a few too many iced teas landed her an...
00:01:50 2022-02-14
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00:40:59 2022-02-08
Brian pulls back the curtain to talk about his journey into podcasting and what it has been like to make The Office Deep Dive. Then, he sits down for one last interview with his co-author and Executive Producer Ben Silverman to talk about their last year ...
01:02:41 2022-02-01
Today Brian sits down to talk with the hilarious David Koechner who played Michael’s inappropriate friend, the Pacman - Todd Packer. David explains how it was like to grow up in a little town in Missouri, how he manifested his SNL days at age 13, his ic...
00:43:39 2022-01-25
In another brand new interview, Brian talks to David Denman, who played Pam’s high school sweetheart and former fiancé, Roy Anderson. David talks about finding out there was such a thing as acting school, working with Kate Winslet and her Cheez Whiz, a...
00:44:32 2022-01-18
They say two Brians are better than one… Brian [Baumgartner] sits down with The Office boom operator Brian [Wittle] to talk about the soothing sounds of the show, the uncomfortable positions it took to get those sounds, and Brian Wittle’s namesake cha...
00:56:15 2022-01-11
Did you ever wonder where Dwight’s mustard shirts, Pam’s cardigans, or Jim’s three-hole-punch costume came from? This week, costume designer extraordinaire Carey Bennett is ready to share it all. She and Brian dive into the intricacies of The Office...
00:53:12 2022-01-04
What better way to kick off the new year than with another call-in episode of The Office Deep Dive? Brian hears from fans about everything from the time an elderly woman misunderstood a “that’s what she said” joke to speculation about who we’d all...
00:57:17 2021-12-28
Brian brings it back to the fans in part two of this special call-in edition of the podcast. He takes calls from listeners to talk all things The Office, from Kevin’s evolution throughout the series to what it’s been like to grow up alongside the show...
00:51:09 2021-12-21
On today’s episode, YOU get to guide the conversation! Brian brings on listeners from all around the world to answer all of their burning questions, respond to their hilarious - and incredibly moving - stories about The Office, and spend some time getti...
00:49:29 2021-12-14
Brian takes one last look at the incredible guests who have joined us on this deep dive journey into The Office. He revisits everyone from the world’s best boss to the world’s worst HR representative as he uncovers why this little show stole the heart...
00:49:55 2021-12-07
This week, we take a walk down memory lane with Brian as he revisits the best of the best from his deep dive interviews. From the inspiration behind the Dwight Schrute hair to the actress who would have changed her hair to anything to be a part of the Off...
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