Homecoming

Homecoming Podcast

Now a Prime Original TV series. From Gimlet, Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. Starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, Amy Sedaris, Michael Cera, Mercedes Ruehl, Alia Shawkat, Chris Gethard, and Spike Jonze.

Introducing Motherhacker
Listen to the first episode of Gimlet's new scripted fiction podcast, Motherhacker. The series stars Carrie Coon, Pedro Pascal, Alan Cumming, Lucas Hedges, Tavi Gevinson, Rupert Friend, Alex Goldman, and more. Bridget’s life is a series of dropped calls. With a gift for gab, an ex-husband in rehab, and down to her last dollar, Bridget’s life takes a desperate turn when she starts vishing over the phone for a shady identity theft ring in order to support her family. Want to hear the rest of the story? Follo...

Making the Homecoming TV Series 4: The Stars of Homecoming
Alex Blumberg sits down with the stars of the Homecoming  TV show-- Julia Roberts and Stephan James, and director Sam Esmail-- to talk about how they came to the project and what it was like to film it. This is the final part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show....

Making the Homecoming TV Series 3: The Bird that Launched 1000 Ships
Being in charge of a big-budget TV production means having to make decisions. It's a new kind of power for Micah and Eli, and one that's sometimes uncomfortable to exercise. The words they write have real-world, three-dimensional-- and sometimes winged-- consequences. This is the third part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show....


Making the Homecoming TV Series 2: Santa's Hollywood Workshop
Micah and Eli get to work, writing the scripts for the Homecoming TV show. But taking something meant only for the ear, and turning it into something for the eye... proves to be deceptively challenging. Plus, Alex visits the set of the show, to meet the small army of people actually building the visual world of Homecoming. This is the second part of a four-part mini-series on the making of the Homecoming TV show, which airs November 4th....

Making the Homecoming TV Series 1: A Complete Moonshot
Two years ago, Gimlet launched its first fiction podcast: Homecoming. Now, this November, a television series based on the hit podcast and starring Julia Roberts is launching.  Alex Blumberg went behind the scenes as Homecoming went from podcast to TV production. In this first episode, Homecoming creators Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg recount the journey, from concept to podcast to pitching the show to bigtime Hollywood producers. And we hear from some of the celebrities they met along the way. This is ...

Introducing The Horror of Dolores Roach
A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Our newest scripted fiction podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach stars Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannavale. Written by Aaron Mark. Listen to the rest of the series on gimletmedia.com/dolores-roach or wherever you listen....


12. JOB
That feeling you’re feeling? You’ll get used to it. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Special thanks to John Brandon, Jacob Bronstein, Alicia Van Couvering, Satchel Buck Jones, Rachel Khong, Matthew Boll, Victoria ...

11. TIMEOUT
Nobody has any idea what they’re doing. Ever.  Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming HEIDI BE...

10. RECOVERY
It’s complicated because you’re making it complicated. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming ...


9. BELIEVER
You’ve got a target on your back. I could tell the moment I saw you. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple....

8. CIPHER
Ooh, they authorized you. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the serialized companion novel, go to apple.co/homecoming HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Ke...

7. TERMINATED
I’m talking about very light pressure. Very discreet. I know who to call, totally professional guys. Homecoming was directed by Eli Horowitz; written by Micah Bloomberg and Eli Horowitz; produced by April Lamb; sound design and mixing by Rich Bologna; editing by Kate Bilinski; episode music by Billy Martin; recording and opening theme by Mark Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein; production coordination by Jordan Sirek. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. To read The Lost Coast, the seriali...


Final Season One After Show: Season Two?
In the final episode of the Season One After Show, we talk with Catherine Keener about playing Heidi Bergman and maybe, just maybe, returning for more....

6. OPTIMISTS
What happened to the aquarium? Do you feel like coming to work every day? I’m going to stop you there, okay? Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.  HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer AUDREY TEMPLE - A...

5. HYSTERICAL
Would you call this a date? The sequel is ten times as good as the original.  Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.  HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer THOMAS CARRASCO - Aaron Serotsky...


4. STOP HELPING
Walter asks for an explanation. Colin asks for the pot roast. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.  HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer DARA EACKLES - Marsha Stephanie Blake...

3. PHONY
A road trip. A simulation. A pivot. Another road trip. A viper’s nest. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.  HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross ELLEN BERGMAN - Phyllis Some...

2. PINEAPPLE
Belfast is in Dubai. Palm trees are in Florida. A wheelchair is in the bathroom. The Titanic rises. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media.  HEIDI BERGMAN -  Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer ANTHONY AZAM - David Cross...


1. MANDATORY
New clients arrive. A customer asks for the bill. The airport signage needs a lot of work. A bird wakes up in the Everglades. Homecoming was created and written by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg; directed by Eli Horowitz; sound design, editing, and music by Mark Henry Phillips; produced by Alicia Van Couvering and Mark Henry Phillips; casting by Henry Russell Bergstein. Homecoming is a production of Gimlet Media. HEIDI BERGMAN - Catherine Keener WALTER CRUZ - Oscar Isaac COLIN BELFAST - David Schwimmer D...

Preview
The first scripted series from Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris. Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations. It's an innovative, immersive audio experience — a psychological thriller unfolding across the six episodes of Season One. Premieres Wednesday,...