Wizards of Waverly Pod

Wizards of Waverly Pod

By PodCo

Get ready to travel back to Waverly Place with hosts Jennifer Stone ("Harper Finkle") and David DeLuise ("Jerry Russo") as they rewatch the beloved Disney Channel series for the first time in years. Wizards of Waverly Pod includes never heard before behind-the-scenes moments, features interviews with the show's cast and crew, including Selena Gomez ("Alex Russo"), Josh Sussman ("Hugh Normous"), Peter Murrieta (Series Showrunner), and so many more. Jennifer and David also explore the show's impact on pop culture and their personal lives. Whether you're a long-time fan or just discovering "Wizards of Waverly Place" for the first time, this podcast is the perfect way to dive deeper into the world of the show and the significant cultural impact it made. And remember...everything is not what it seems! For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com    We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4   Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

Episodes

Actress Amanda Tepe’s Journey With Disney and Mental Health

The AMAZING Amanda Tepe joins us this week to talk all about her wacky characters on wizards. She finally itches that part of our brain that’s been wondering for YEARS, are her characters all the same person? And WHY were they so bad at keeping a job? Amanda also gets deep with us and talks about the importance of mental health, saying no, and apologizing.  What’s it like to be one of Amanda’s high school students? How has cancer shaped Amanda as a person? And Disney paid their actors HOW MUCH back then?!?  Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/02/24·1h 12m

Quinceañera

This week on the pod we are rewinding it back to watch the iconic “Quinceañera” episode. Jen and David chat about momentous birthdays in their own lives, and decide who exactly they would switch bodies with if given the chance. From David’s sweet moment dancing with Selena, to Jen getting her period while watching Star Wars… we’re getting personal on this episode!  What do Jen and David think of Britaney Spears’ acting? Is David secret besties with Keanu Reeves? And why is David so good at wearing heels???  For a limited time only go to https://DAILYHARVEST.com/wizards to get thirty dollars off your first box plus free shipping. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping every subscription order after that! Go to https://prose.com/wizards. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/02/24·58m 3s

How Wizards Writers Ben and Vince Went From Untrained Writers To Executive Producers

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for…WE FINALLY DISCUSS THE WIZARDS SEQUEL! And of course we have the BEST guests to talk about it with - writers Ben and Vince! Ben and Vince have been with the show since the very beginning and they have LOTS of juicy stories to share…trust us you’re gonna wanna get your popcorn out for this one! Which Nickelodeon show did Ben and Vince leave so they could write for Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place? Are Ben and Vince going to be writing for the Wizards Sequel? And why did Jennifer Stone and David DeLuise need to sign NDAs while filming???  Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at https://patreon.com/WizardsPod. Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping every subscription order after that! Go to https://prose.com/wizards. Go to https://hellofresh.com/wizardsfree and use code wizardsfree for FREE breakfast for life! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/02/24·59m 20s

Spring Fling

This week on the pod we are recapping and rehashing some old wounds… David opens up about his first girlfriend cheating on him with someone you’d NEVER expect, and Jennifer dishes the tea on what it was like to do high school while on set for wizards. Oh! And David is trying to be your new nail tech artist?? It’s the wizardspod… you already know you’re in for crazy ride! Did Jen run off a teacher from the set? Does David ever think of the Roman Empire? And why does Jen believe in aliens but not bigfoot? These are questions we NEED answered. Thank you to this episode’s sponsors: Lume Deodorant - Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with @lumedeodorant and get $5 off off your Starter Pack (that’s over 40% off) with promo code WIZARDS at LumeDeodorant.com! Daily Harvest: Go to DAILYHARVEST.com/wizards to get up to $65 off your first box + free shipping, for a limited time only.  Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/01/24·51m 18s

Anneliese van der Pol's TEA on Disney!

Anneliese van der Pol joins us this week for a high energy episode where Jen suggests they all may need to take ritalin?!? Anneliese dishes out the tea on why she is no longer on Raven’s Home and talks about all her big life moments while working on the channel. You don’t wanna miss this episode featuring a Disney LEGEND! Tune in now! Did Anneliese find love on the set of Raven’s Home? Who was going to be Chelsea before Anneliese booked the part? And WHOSE boobs did Anneliese see from someone we ALL know and love??  Thank you to this episode’s sponsors: Lume Deodorant - Control Body Odor ANYWHERE with @lumedeodorant and get $5 off off your Starter Pack (that’s over 40% off) with promo code WIZARDS at https://lumedeodorant.com ! HelloFresh - Go to https://HelloFresh.com/wizardsfree and use code wizardsfree for FREE breakfast for life! One breakfast item per box while subscription is active. Follow Anneliese @anneliesevanderpol on Instagram. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/01/24·58m 45s

Credit Check

This week on Wizards we’re rewatching the “Credit Check” episode and talking about the similarities to the iconic “Devil Wears Prada” movie. Jen chats about how insane it was to create Harper’s crazy outfits without the use of Amazon Prime. Plus, David and Jen get real about gender inequality and dating issues. Did Jennifer Stone work with Jenna Ortega?! Who disrespected David DeLuise’s Wife? Tune in now!  Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/01/24·52m 25s

Sonny With A Chance Of's Tiffany Thornton On Regrets And Healing After Tragedy

Get ready for an honest and (sometimes) heartbreaking conversation with Sonny With A Chance Of’s Tiffany Thornton! Tiffany has done everything from Raven to Hannah Montana, and she’s here to open up about her process auditioning for Disney and how she finally broke through. Plus, Tiffany reveals her biggest regrets while on Disney and gets candid about how she dealt with the tragic death of her husband.  Did Tiffany hide her pregnancy from Disney? What happened with Tiffany’s fake ID? What was Selena Gomez like when she worked with Tiffany? Tune in now!  Follow Tiffany @TiffThornton on Instagram. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Go to https://hellofresh.com/wizardsfree and use code wizardsfree for FREE breakfast for life! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/01/24·1h 3m

Report Card

This week on Wizards we’re rewatching the “Report Card” episode and sharing stories about school days. David and Jen get into the different voices from writers on the show and the impact that had on the show overall. Plus, Jen opens up about fumbling with people she has a crush on and David gives advice for how to handle it.  What happened when David met Courteney Cox? Did David go to school with JJ Abrams? Tune in now!  Thank you to this episode's sponsor! Daily Harvest: Go to DAILYHARVEST.com/wizards to get up to $65 off your first box + free shipping, for a limited time only.  Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/01/24·55m 34s

How Mighty Med's Jake Short And Bradley Stevens Perry Became BFFs On Disney

It’s a Disney crossover this week as we’re joined by Mighty Med’s Jake Short + Bradley Steven Perry. We’re sharing stories about overlapping experiences at Disney, including relationships on set and what it was really like behind-the-scenes. Jake and Bradley open up about how they became BFFs and what they might have done differently in their careers. Plus, we’re chatting about dating apps and learning to embrace social media.  Did Bradley have a stalker? What would Jake and Bradley tell their 13 year old selves? Tune in now! Thank you to this episode's sponsors! • HELLOFRESH: Go to HelloFresh.com/wizardsfree and use code wizardsfree for FREE breakfast for life! One breakfast item per box while subscription is active. You can follow Jake at @jakeshort on Instagram and Bradley at @bradley_s_perry12 on Instagram. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/12/23·1h 6m

Ep 32: "Alex in the Middle"

This week on the Wizard’s Pod, David and Jen go back in time to the “Alex in the Middle” Episode. We discuss Uncle Kelbo’s visit and the tension is caused between Alex and her dad, as well as tips for how to nail physical comedy. Plus,we’re talking about being a competitive artist and what it’s really like taking a role that you’ll be known for your whole life. Oh, and we’re sharing deets about Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennette McCurdy, and Jack Black!  How would Jen and David use an emotoscope in their real lives? What is an” intimacy coordinator”? Which superstars have they auditioned with? How do family dynamics play into this episode? Tune in for more! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/12/23·57m 37s

Ep 31: Actress Kate Flannery On The Office and Wizards

This week on Wizards, Jen and David banter with The Office cast member Kate Flannery. We chat about the importance of physical comedy, and compare experiences with the ups and downs of an acting career. Plus, we commiserate on painful audition experiences and learning to say NO.  What part did Kate initially audition for on The Office? Has Kate ever been fired? What happened during her lunch with Lorne Michaels for SNL? Tune in now to find out! You can follow Kate Flannery @TheRealKateFlannery on Instagram, and @KateFlannery on X/Twitter.  For exclusive Wizards Pod merch, check out: https://fanjoy.co/collections/wizards Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://betterhelp.com/WAVERLY and get on your way to being your best self. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/12/23·1h 13m

Ep 30: “Supernatural”

This week on Wizards, Jen and David take a deep dive into spells and all things supernatural.  We’re chatting about high school crushes, hilarious guest appearances, how Jen really felt about her wild Wizards wardrobe,and learning to lean into the silliness of the characters. Plus, Jen and David discuss what memories they’d like to erase and open up about some of their regrets during their time on the show.  Was Selena supposed to be in Camp Rock? Did Jen have a goth phase? Were one of the cast members almost fired? Tune in now!  For exclusive Wizards Pod merch, check out: https://fanjoy.co/collections/wizards Shop PodCo Merch at https://fanjoy.co/collections/podco Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://betterhelp.com/WAVERLY and get on your way to being your best self. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/12/23·54m 4s

Ep 29: Director Bob Koherr On Working With Disney Stars

This week, director Bob Koherr joins Jennifer and David on the pod! A veteran director, Bob has directed over 300 episodes of TV! Bob opens up about how he created an atmosphere of fun and safety on sets, how he initially turned down directing for Hannah Montana, and Selena’s role as the “anti-princess.” Plus, Bob breaks down how he protected his stars from studio notes, and the hilarious way actors on his set could win $20. What notes did Bob give Disney stars? What made him emotional on set? Did Bob spoof a Tarantino film? Tune in now to find out! For exclusive Wizards Pod merch, check out: https://fanjoy.co/collections/wizards Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at https://patreon.com/WizardsPod. Go to https://hellofresh.com/wizardsfree and use code wizardsfree for FREE breakfast for life! This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at https://betterhelp.com/WAVERLY and get on your way to being your best self. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/11/23·1h 4m

Ep 28: "Wizards School: Part 2"

Welcome to Week 2 of Wizard School on the Pod! This week on the show, Jennifer and David reminisce about Alex and Justin’s time at WizTech, tell us about Octavia Spencer’s part as Dr. Evilini on the show, and Jennifer reveals her biggest soft spot. Plus, they remind us about the effects of the truth spells and open up about how they might use them IRL. Remember those? Have David and Jennifer ever been ghosted? Who has the better evil laugh? What children’s shows have “sus” plot lines? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at https://patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/11/23·50m 42s

Ep 27: Why Dan Benson Was Nervous Working With His Disney Co-Star

This week on the pod we’re joined by Dan Benson who played Zeke on Wizards…or is it Zach? Tune in to hear Jennifer and David ask Dan Benson about how he got into acting, discuss how he reclaimed his body through OnlyFans, and how the writers allowed them all to improve upon the show. Plus, they talk about the most romantic thing Dan’s ever done. Can you guess what it was? Was Jennifer’s first kiss with Dan?! Who came up with the idea to do the “velociraptor”? Did any of the Wizard’s actors ever memorize their lines? Tune in now to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/11/23·48m 34s

Ep 26: “Wizard School: Part 1”

Wizards of Waverly Pod is back! And we’re heading to…Wizard School?! This week on the show, Jennifer and David compare yearbooks, discuss how the incredible Wiz-Tech set was put together, and how the writers handled comparisons to Harry Potter. Plus, they talk about the special guest appearance by an oscar-nominated actor. Can you guess who? Did Jennifer or David ever predict storylines on the show? Who was given the award for biggest potty mouth? Did Selena wear too much makeup?! Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Disclaimer: This content was produced prior to the recent SAG-AFTRA strike authorization. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/11/23·50m 0s

Wizards Of Waverly Pod Announcement

Out of respect for the new SAG-AFTRA podcast parameters and in solidarity with our fellow actors, Wizards Pod will be taking a step back until the strike negotiations have been resolved. Fingers crossed it will be resolved quickly, but in the meantime we’ll be able to stay connected through social media. We love you guys! Thank you for all the support, always. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
31/07/23·2m 55s

Ep 25: Writers Gigi & Perry on Their Journey From Friends to Wizards

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by two of the very best Wizards of Waverly Place writers, Gigi McCreery and Perry M. Rein! Gigi and Perry have written for countless sitcoms, including Friends and Raven’s Home.  The crew talk about Gigi and Perry’s unbelievable Hollywood beginnings (spoiler: it includes Al Pacino AND Harrison Ford), how they got involved on Wizards, and the best Wizards’ easter eggs, with spells like “McReary-Time Reary.” They also give an up close and personal look into what it was really like working on Friends. How did David shatter his collarbone? Why are sitcom sets so cold? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/07/23·57m 59s

Ep 24: "Justin's Little Sister"

If you had one wish, what would it be? You’ll quickly learn Alex Russo’s and the unexpected consequences that came along as we rewatch “Justin’s Little Sister.” Jennifer & David take a deep dive into the episode, and how the production team pulled off David Henrie’s iconic invisible scenes. They also talk about who Demi Lovato’s new song is about, substantial age gaps in dating, and how Jennifer flirts. What would the crew wish for from a genie? Why was Jennifer tired of flirting scenes with Justin Russo? Why can’t you do a peace sign on Disney? Join in to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/07/23·54m 32s

Ep 23: Maria Canals-Barrera on Playing Disney's First Latin American Mom

This week, Jennifer & David are reunited with the only and only Maria Canals-Barrera! Maria is best known for her role as the beloved “Theresa Russo” in Wizards of Waverly Place. Jennifer, David, and Maria reminisce on their Wizards days and share some of their favorite memories and the funniest outtakes. Maria also talks about Latin American representation in Hollywood, and what it was like playing Disney Channel’s first Latin American mom. What pilot did Maria originally film with Selena Gomez? Which famous singer can Maria perfectly impersonate? Tune in to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/07/23·1h 2m

Ep 22: "Potion Commotion"

Do love potions ever actually work out? Ask Alex Russo as we rewatch “Potion Commotion.” Jennifer & David share plenty of behind the scenes stories, from Jake T. Austin’s harness fail to the potion commotion special effects. They also talk about the show’s comparison to Harry Potter and what it’s really like working with Disney executives. Which Wizards’ actor broke character most often? What Nickelodeon show was David almost in? Why did Jennifer cry in her dressing room? Join us now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/07/23·58m 22s

Ep 21: Actor Bill Chott on Why Wizards Was His Happiest Acting Experience

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by Mr. Laritate himself, actor Bill Chott! Bill is best known for his roles as “Thomas” in the Ringer and “Mr. Lariatate” in Wizards of Waverly Place. The gang talks about Bill’s heart-wrenching journey to Wizards, his favorite episodes, and why Wizards was the happiest production he’s ever worked on. Bill also shares the biggest mistake he made on set. What was Bill’s very first experience with Disney? Why was David bloody when he walked into a 7/11? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/06/23·42m 24s

Ep 20: Shattering the Stigma of Mental Health in Hollywood

Happy Monday, Wizards fam! It’s time for another Q&A. This week, Jennifer and David open up about mental health in Hollywood, and the importance of shattering the stigma surrounding it. They also talk about using personal experiences while acting, Alex Russo’s relationship with Mason, and the scary reality of deepfake.  What is Jennifer’s craziest movie experience? Was there going to be a Wizards spin off?! Tune in to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/06/23·54m 46s

Ep 19: Actor Paulie Litt on His Unique Journey to Wizards of Waverly Place

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by actor Paulie Litt! Paulie is best known for his roles on Hope & Faith, Speed Racer, and Wizards of Waverly Place (as both Frankie AND Joey). The gang talks about Paulie’s unique child acting career and how he found his way to Wizards of Waverly Place. Paulie shares his love of old Hollywood, what it was like working with Meryl Streep on the set of Doubt, and how Jim Carrey inspired his role on Wizards. What does Merly Streep do with her free time on movie sets? What Wizards storyline does Paulie wish he could have explored? Join us to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/06/23·52m 54s

Ep 18: "Pop Me and We Both Go Down"

Have your zits ever come to life? Justin Russo can surely relate as we rewatch “Pop Me and We Both Go Down.” Jennifer & David dive into the special effects of this episode, and explain exactly how Justin’s talking zit came to be. They also discuss Lucy Hale’s wonderful performance as Miranda, David’s unexpected experience on Grey’s Anatomy, and the harsh realities of Hollywood networks. What show got Jennifer through nursing school? Which famous Halloween movie did David audition for? Tune in to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/06/23·52m 12s

Ep 17: Wizards' Wardrobe Stylist Shannon Moore on Best Costumes, Sex Talks, and Lasting Relationships

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by Wizards of Waverly Place’s very own wardrobe stylist, Shannon Moore! Shannon has worked as a stylist on acclaimed productions like Charlie Wilson’s War, and continues to work as a costume supervisor on multiple productions today. The crew discusses all things Wizards’ wardrobe. Shannon spills the tea on what it was like to work alongside Disney as a stylist, wardrobe mishaps on set, and the sex talk she may or may not have had with Jennifer and Selena. Everyone also shares some spicy Puerto Rico memories from filming the Wizards movie.  What crushes did Jen bring to set? What is everyone’s favorite Harper costume? What REALLY happened in Puerto Rico? Join us now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/05/23·40m 0s

Ep 16: "Movies"

Get ready to transport back to the days of seeing your first R-rated movie, because this week we’re rewatching “Movies.” Jennifer & David reenact their catchphrases from the show, reminisce about Alex and Justin’s competitive brother-sister dynamic, and share what their first R-rated movies were. David also tells an insane story about meeting Nicolas Cage in multiple countries Which Wizards’ actors had fake IDs? What happened when David was on CSI Miami? Which Disney show took over the Wizards stage? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/05/23·53m 33s

Ep 15: How Hayley Kiyoko Gave the Queer Disney Community a Voice

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by actress, musician, and all-around icon, Hayley Kiyoko! Wizards fans know her as “Stevie” and she’s taken the world by storm with her pop music career! Jennifer, David, and Hayley spill all the tea about her time on Wizards and the dynamic between Stevie and Alex. They talk about Hayley’s fears of coming out, how Disney wasn’t ready to explore openly queer relationships, and how much it means to Hayley to be a positive example for so many young people. Hayley also shares the freedom she’s found through creating music. What did everyone buy with their first paychecks? Why was Jennifer insecure when Hayley came on Wizards? Did Hayley suspect her character on Wizards could’ve been gay? Join us to find out! You can follow Hayley @hayleykiyoko on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and subscribe to her YouTube channel @TheHayleyKiyokoVEVO. You can preorder Hayley’s book “Girls Like Girls” here. Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/05/23·48m 36s

Ep 14: "Curb Your Dragon"

Have you ever wanted a dragon-dog?! You’re about to find out, because this week we’re rewatching “Curb Your Dragon.” Jennifer & David talk about what it was like working with a tiger on set, how they truly embraced their characters, and which actors influenced David Henrie the most while filming Wizards. They also explain why so many bits and gags disappear after the first season. Why wasn’t Jennifer in this episode? How many dog movies has David been in? WHO is Holland Sanders? Join us now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/05/23·54m 54s

Ep 13: "Alex's Choice"

From tea parties to pranks gone wrong, this week we’re rewatching “Alex’s Choice.” Jennifer & David share the best behind-the-scenes moments from the episode, including Maria’s physical comedy, bits that were never seen again, and a tricky chandelier stunt. David is also open and honest about what it was like to not be written in every episode alongside the cast. What gift did David surprise Jennifer with? Was Jennifer bullied growing up? How was Wizards different from other Disney shows? Join us to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/05/23·35m 46s

Ep 12: Actor Josh Sussman on Getting Fired as an Extra, Acting on Glee, and Octavia Spencer's Advice

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by actor Josh Sussman! Josh is best known for his work on Glee and his beloved character “Hugh Normous” on Wizards of Waverly Place. The gang talks about Octavia Spencer's role on Wizards, being fired from TV shows, and the many friendships on set. Josh also shares the peculiar origins of Hugh Normous’ name. Did Josh enjoy acting on Glee or Wizards more? Why doesn’t Disney pay actors more? How much craft services did David steal? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/04/23·40m 32s

Ep 11: Why David DeLuise Was Almost Fired from Wizards of Waverly Place

Time for another Q&A episode! Jennifer and David dive into your most asked questions like who their favorite co-star is, their least favorite scene they filmed, and who they think Alex ended up marrying. They also reveal what it would take for them to film a reboot. Why did David almost get fired from the show? What did Jennifer actually think about David Henrie? Why was Selena Gomez turning 18 such a huge deal? Join us to find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/04/23·47m 50s

Ep 10: “You Can’t Always Get What You Carpet”

Hang on tight, because this week we’re rewatching “You Can’t Always Get What You Carpet.” Jennifer & David talk about how they filmed the flying carpet scenes, the moments David felt most connected to Selena Gomez and how this episode is related to the Rolling Stones. Jennifer also shares a crazy party story that you don’t want to miss! What happened when David was caught with pot as a teen? What is Jennifer’s favorite cocktail? Which Batman lived down the street from David? Join us now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/04/23·49m 2s

Ep 9: "Disenchanted Evening"

This week, Jennifer & David are rewatching “Disenchanted Evening” which features special guest Daryl Sabara! They discuss their least favorite bit from this episode, their first jobs in acting, their most treasured moments from filming and more “Mhh…Disney” moments! Who was an extra in one of the Spy Kids movies? Who lost a role to one of Meryl Streep’s kids? Tune in now and find out! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/04/23·51m 34s

Ep 8: Showrunner & Writer Peter Murrieta Reveals the True Ending to Wizards of Waverly Place

This week, Jennifer & David are joined by Peter Murrieta, the executive producer, showrunner and writer of Wizards of Waverly Place! They talk about how he got involved with the show, his favorite episodes, the scene he found most challenging to film, and storylines he would have liked to explore. David even sheds a tear when Peter reveals the true ending to the series. What battles did Peter have to fight with Disney? Why did he almost get on a plane back to LA during the filming of the movie? You don’t want to miss this! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube!  Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/03/23·1h 6m

Ep 7: What Would Jennifer Stone & David DeLuise Have Changed About Wizards?

Ready for another Q&A?? This week Jennifer & David chat about who broke character the most, who the troublemakers were on set, what they would go back and tell their younger selves, and what they would have changed about Wizards. Time to settle a bet…did Selena Gomez re-record the Wizard’s theme song after a few seasons or does Jennifer owe David $50? Tune in now! Follow @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube! Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/03/23·42m 4s

Ep 6: “New Employee”

Do you remember the iconic song, “Crazy Funky Junky Hat”? This week, Jennifer & David are rewatching “New Employee” and discussing the Serving Wench spell that turns Harper into an (almost too good) waitress at the Waverly Sub-Station!  Did Keira Knightley reach out to Jennifer and Selena? Who did the Beckham’s name their daughter after? What did David learn from his experience on Wizards? Find out now! Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube. Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/03/23·54m 18s

Ep 5: “I Almost Drowned in a Chocolate Fountain”

Have you ever used a pocket elf to cheat on a Spanish test? This week, Jennifer & David are rewatching “I Almost Drowned in a Chocolate Fountain” and diving into the special effects of Selena’s chocolate-devouring pocket elf, plus Justin and Max's sweet revenge!  Did David actually shatter his shoulder at the Emmys? What did the internet trolls have to say about Jennifer's cat? Why is David envious of Jack Black? Tune in and find out! Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube. Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/03/23·51m 47s

Ep 4: Selena Gomez Reveals Her Biggest Mistake

Grab your tissues! Actress and musician Selena Gomez (Alex Russo) is on Wizards Pod this week for an extremely honest and raw conversation. David, Jennifer, and Selena dig deep to explore their personal journeys through the show and look back on some of their favorite memories. They talk about their comedy influences, the rare experiences they had as a cast, and what they wish they could tell themselves while filming the show all those years ago.  What is Selena’s biggest regret? Find out now.  Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube. Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/02/23·47m 10s

Ep 3: Will There Ever be a Wizards of Waverly Place Reunion?

This week we have a special Q&A episode where Jennifer & David dive into questions from the fans! They talk about their crushes on set, their favorite guest star experiences, what it was like filming Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, karaoke birthday parties with Demi Lovato, and they get honest about why they haven’t been to a Selena Gomez concert since the early days. Why did Jennifer purposefully tank her Barney audition? Who tried to Netflix and Chill with Austin Butler? Will there ever be a Wizards of Waverly Place Reunion? You don’t want to miss this one.  Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on all socials. Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/02/23·44m 0s

Ep. 2: “First Kiss”

Ever wish you could go back and have your first kiss all over again to get it right? Well, Alex & Justin Russo have a spell for that! This week Jennifer & David are watching “First Kiss” and cracking up about the smoothie mishaps, the accidental fall that made Selena’s laugh genuine in the episode, and David Henrie’s commitment to the kissing fail montage. How would Jennifer & David describe their characters in one sentence? What moment in their life would they use the “McCreerytimereary” spell on to turn back time? Who were their real life first kisses? Tune in now! Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on all socials. Want access to weekly bonus videos, exclusive behind-the-scenes content and more? Join our Patreon now at patreon.com/WizardsPod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/02/23·40m 12s

Ep 1: "Crazy 10-Minute Sale"

Jennifer Stone (“Harper Finkle”) and David DeLuise (“Jerry Russo”) are back together at last! They jump right into their most memorable moments from shooting “Crazy 10-Minute Sale” and talk about what it was like to rewatch Season 1 after so many years. They reminisce about meeting each other for the first time, the audition process, and explain why David was not actually in the pilot episode! What part did Jennifer actually audition for? What secret did Selena make David keep? Who watched every episode when it aired and who never watched a single one? Get ready to laugh your way down memory lane. Be sure to follow us at @WizardsPod on all socials! Want access to an exclusive live Q&A with Jennifer and David? Join our Patreon before next week's episode at patreon.com/WizardsPod! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/02/23·45m 50s

Wizards of Waverly Pod Trailer

Hosts Jennifer Stone and David DeLuise get ready to travel back to Waverly Place as they rewatch the beloved Disney Channel series for the first time in years, and talk to special guests from the cast and crew, including Selena Gomez, and others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/01/23·1m 13s
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