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Episode 107 – Vanessa De Luca



This week, Robin welcomes editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine, Vanessa de Luca! They’ll break down the latest sexual misconduct allegations from a black woman’s perspective, and make plans for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding! Then after a rundown of last night’s show, stick around for some exclusive career advice about how to network, the importance of peers, and what not to do to get a job in media. You won’t want to miss this!


Episode 106 – Donwill



This week, Robin and DJ/comic Donwill rundown some of the week’s top news stories and pieces that got cut from the show. You won’t want to miss this one–Robin recounts a harrowing tale of a broken collarbone, and Donwill breaks down his favorite Blaxploitation movie.


Episode 105 – Bevy Smith



This week, Robin and fellow fashion queen Bevy Smith talk winter fashion, Prince, and a better hair color for Donna Brazile (#PurpleTint.) Plus, hear more about the making of last night’s sketch, “On the Edge of Glory.”


Episode 104 – Seaton Smith



This week, Robin and Seaton Smith (Top Five, Mulaney, “The Hairmaid’s Tale”) talk about their roots and some truly insane headlines. Want to hear Seaton’s story about being in a buffet line with Kim and Kanye? Then this is the podcast for you!


Episode 103 – Rashad Robinson



Robin talks to Rashad Robinson (executive director, Color of Change) about last night’s show. Learn about Color of Change’s R. Kelly campaign, Ben Carson and the state of HUD, and racist artificial intelligence and software. Plus, Rashad spills the tea on Omarosa’s weird relationship with President Trump.


Episode 102 – Ashley Nicole Black & Amber Ruffin



Robin joins her fellow black ladies of late night, Ashley Nicole Black (writer for “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”) and Amber Ruffin (writer for “Detroiters” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers”) to talk about last night’s show, carving out space for black voices, and our heroes, Gayle King and Beyoncé. Plus, hear Amber’s mind-blowing Seth Meyers impression!


Episode 101 – Roy Wood Jr.



It’s our first episode of “The Randown with Robin Thede!” This week, Robin welcomes comedian and “The Daily Show” correspondant, Roy Wood Jr., to talk about her “The Rundown with Robin Thede” premiere, the Congressional Correspondents Dinner, and Eminem, a.k.a. Marshall Luther King, Jr.


Introducing The Randown with Robin Thede



“The Randown with Robin Thede” is the companion podcast to BET’s “The Rundown with Robin Thede.” Watch the show every Thursday at 11pm/10c, and on Friday, listen to the podcast for behind-the-scenes stories, politics and pop culture topics that didn’t make the show, and special celebrity guest appearances! For more info, check us out at BET.com.