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!

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Episodes

Mel Brooks Reveals The Secrets Of His Most Iconic Films

We have a very special treat today for our WizPod Fam! Today’s guest is David’s godfather and  legendary filmmaker Mel Brooks! Mel is a Hollywood icon most known for making comedic movies. He reminisces on stories of David as a kid and how he met David’s father Dom. Mel talks about how he defied studios and always stuck with his gut on what he wanted to do. Mel gives us all the behind the scene secrets on creating his most acclaimed films, from recasting a role due to an actor’s major injury, to huge film studios saying no to Mel’s films that would go on to become huge successes.Does Mel think it is easier to make an audience laugh or cry? Does Mel Brooks watch ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’? What does Mel Brooks want the younger generation to hear? 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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/07/2448m 11s

“Make It Happen” | Ep. 61

This week on WizPod we recap a very special episode, “Make It Happen”, where we get our first glimpse of Selena Gomez and The Scene. Jen shares how Disney stars typically were tied to a record deal, and how it was not always the best deal. David also shares a behind the scenes casting secret for this episode, and reveals which real life story from his life made it into the script. Jen and David also discuss what their back up plans were and what they believe you should be doing in your twenties. What’s David Saddle Ranch story? What’s it like to be the lead of a Disney show?? And has David finally learned how to sing???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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/07/2438m 48s

“Baby Cupid” | Ep. 60

This week on WizPod we recap one of the weirder Wizards episodes… “Baby Cupid”! Jen and David nerd out of video games and medieval torture devices. Jen shares memories of her first school set teacher and the impact she had on her. David questions whether family planning class is still a thing as they rewatch Alex Russo using the class as an excuse for having Baby Cupid. Jen and David also reveal that Baby Cupid was played by two different babies…and that it was quite obvious!What is Jen’s attachment style? What did Harper’s hair sweater actually feel like in real life?? And why is Jen so scared of Baby Cupid???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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/07/2435m 3s

How Saturday Night Live Icon Rachel Dratch Became Future Harper

Welcome back Wizardspod Fam! This week we are honored to be joined by Saturday Night Live alum, comedy legend, and fellow podcaster, Rachel Dratch! Rachel shares her journey from being a psychology major to auditioning for SNL, as well as how she was asked to play Future Harper on Wizards. Rachel shares the secrets behind her most iconic SNL sketches, and what the protocol is when they break character. She also dives into her fascination with the supernatural and her favorite memory from working on Wizards. What was Rachel’s first job? Why was Rachel rejected the first time she auditioned for Saturday Night Live? How did Rachel and Tina Fey meet and what bonded them as friends? 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.  See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/06/2451m 39s

Taxi Dance

Welcome back to WizPod! This week we are recapping and diving behind the scenes of the “Taxi Dance” episode. Jen talks about her stunt in this episode and how she wanted it to be as real as possible, and David shares some of his crazy stunt experience in his other roles. We also discuss how this episode has our first “See you in PE!” line. Our hosts share what it’s really like to do eating scenes on television, and how they’re not as fun as you might think. And finally, Jen and David debate the Russo family’s house layout.Which part of the episode were Jen and David’s favorite? Which easter egg did the writers hide in this episode? And where does the door in the Russo living room actually lead to???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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
17/06/2439m 5s

Harper Knows

This week on Wizardspod we are recapping the very highly anticipated episode “Harper Knows”, where Alex finally reveals to Harper she is a wizard. Our dynamic duo starts off by telling us which famous singer grew up watching Wizards of Waverly Place and knew David as a kid through family connections. David and Jen talk about the suspense of disbelief in this episode, specifically with the outer space scene. They notice that this miiiight be the first episode where we hear about Jeremy from science, but we need you to help us figure it out! Lastly, Jen vulnerably discusses her fourteen year old self’s insecurities in this episode and what she would say to her today. David wore his Wizards costume where? Which storyline did David want to change in this episode? And which famous sibling duo did Jen meet while rock climbing???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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/06/2447m 51s

Wizards Makeup Artist On Working For Disney Versus Nickelodeon

Welcome back to Wizpod! This week we are joined by our Wizards of Waverly Place makeup artist Thea Samuels! Thea talks about the changes that occurred from season 1 to 2 and shares her opinion on working for both Disney and Nickelodeon. She also shares the magical journey of watching the cast grow up throughout the seasons. Plus, Thea reveals how she discovered she wanted to be a makeup artist and how she landed working for Wizards of Waverly Place and more!What is Danny Devito like in real life? Why did Thea quit her dancing career? And how did switching to HD change the makeup world??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.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
03/06/2446m 27s

Saving Wiz Tech Part 2

Welcome back to part two of 'Saving Wiz Tech’! This week Jen and David discuss their favorite directing choices of the episode. They talk about the logistics of vampire teeth causing everyone to speak with lisps and share their thoughts on the creepiness of Dean in jello. They also share their favorite moments from this episode, involving characters like Max and Professor Crumbs!  Is Jen related to a famous country star? Which part of the episode would David have changed?? And why couldn’t the actors say ‘jello’ on the show??? 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. Give all the “father’s” in your life a unique, heartfelt gift you’ll all cherish for years—StoryWorth! Right now, save $10 on your first purchase when you go to https://storyworth.com/wizards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/05/2449m 13s

Saving Wiz Tech Part 1

This week while recapping “Saving Wiz Tech Part 1”, we talk all things behind the scenes of this episode. From Jen falling down stairs yet again, to needing answers about plastic being a wizard’s kryptonite, we come in full force with nostalgia! Jen and David debate over the validity of Dean’s bird house gift to Alex, and reminisce on the joy Professor Crumbs, Ian Abercrombie, spread on set.  What is the “Jen Stare”? Who supplied the candy drawer on set and when was it used?? And WHO would Jen and David shapeshift into??? 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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/05/2437m 9s

How Leven Rambin Landed Her Iconic Wizards Role

This week we talk with our resident bad girl, Leven Rambin! From acting in the soap opera, All My Children, to starring as Glimmer in the hit movie franchise, The Hunger Games, Leven has done it all! We remember her, though, as the sweet, then evil angel Rosie. Leven shares her audition story for the Hunger Games and the pivotal role Wizards played in her journey. She also reveals some of the secrets behind the creation of her character Rosie, and why she so desperately wanted to be on Disney Channel! Why was Leven forced to dye her hair red for Wizards? Who did Leven live next during the peak of Disney?? And what does Leven say about her chemistry with Justin Russo??? Follow Leven @levenrambin on Instagram and TikTok.  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. For 50% off your first Care/of subscription order, go to https://takecareof.com and enter code wizards50. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/05/2454m 4s

Alex's Brother Maximan

We revisit the charm of “Alex’s Brother Maximan” while diving into the intricate world of teenage dating. From navigating the social complexities of relationships to sharing tales of first kisses, we’re spilling the tea on dating tips and pickup moves. Plus we have a special guest -- join us as we welcome David’s wife Julia on the show! Did Jen used to sneak alcohol from Selena’s family’s house? What are Jen and David’s go-to pickup moves? Tune in now! Follow Julia @jules_rules_berlin 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. Get 20% OFF @honeylove by going to https://honeylove.com/WIZARDS! #honeylovepod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
06/05/2449m 55s

From Wizards To 2 Broke Girls with Jonathan Kite

Today we’re joined by actor and comedian Jonathan Kite. From his experience guesting on Wizards to co-starring on 2 Broke Girls, to the emotional rollercoaster of auditions and working with icons like Jamie Foxx, Jonathan takes us through the highs and lows of a life in Hollywood. Jonathan is spilling ALL the tea today!  What’s it like auditioning for SNL? What advice did Whitney Cummings give him before he worked on 2 Broke Girls? What’s it REALLY like working with Jaime Foxx? Tune in now!  Follow Jonathan @jonathankite on Instagram and @thejonathankite on TikTok.  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. Give all the moms in your life a unique, heartfelt gift you’ll all cherish for years—StoryWorth! Right now, save $10 on your first purchase when you go to https://storyworth.com/wizards! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/04/241h 3m

Racing

David and Jen dive into the hilarious "Racing" episode, exploring the comedic wonders of an invisibility poncho and mind-reading device. They open up about flirting tactics, ultimate dream cars, and the artistry of physical comedy. Plus, we’re chatting about the importance--and challenge--of embracing the present moment.  Whose minds would David and Jen read if they had the chance? How does Jen approach flirting? Was Disney trying to copy Nickelodeon? 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. Right now, save $10 on your first purchase when you go to https://storyworth.com/wizards For 50% off your first Care/of subscription order, go to https://takecareof.com and enter code wizards50 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/04/2435m 21s

Dan Samonas On Being Selena Gomez's Love Interest On Wizards

Let’s take a trip back to Alex Russo’s first love interest with this week’s guest, Dan Samonas! You may remember him as Dean Moriarty, the bad boy who sold tattoos in the boys bathroom. Dan opens up about his experience on Wizards, including getting in trouble for kissing Selena Gomez. Plus, Dan reveals the real reason he left the entertainment industry. Why did Dan Samonas get in trouble on the Wizards set? What was it REALLY like working with the Wizards cast? 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. For 50% off your first Care/of subscription order, go to https://takecareof.com and enter code wizards50. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/04/2452m 39s

“Graphic Novel” With TikTok Star Yasmine Sahid

This week on Wizards Pod we are recapping “Graphic Novel” in ~style~ with the hilarious Yasmine Sahid. You may have seen Yasmine cracking people up on tiktok, dropping a banger on spotify, acting or writing for tv and film, aaaand maybe on the dating app Raya 👀 (serious inquiries only). We talk with Yasmine, about the horrors of the dating scene right now, edgy Disney jokes, and our favorite Alex Russo moments.  David is in which Twilight movie?? Which photoshoot did Jen ruin as a kid?? And HOW did Yasmine become a TikTok sensation overnight??? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/04/2443m 48s

The Behind The Scenes Action In Between Taping

Everyone make some noise for our guests this week Ezra Weisz and Darrin Butters!!! Have you ever wondered what it was like to be in the audience when your favorite tv shows are filmed? Well here is your moment to hear exactly what it’s like! Ezra and Darrin, our warm up team from day one, tell us how they entertained the audience during our live studio audience tapings. From talent shows and raffles, to explaining green screen Disney magic, these two are truly multi-talented kings! And since they’ve been with us since the beginning, the also have the BEST behind-the-scenes stories told exclusively here at the most magical podcast in the universe…WizardsPod  Which super popular animated cartoon show is Ezra on?? Which iconic Disney movies has Darrin animated?? And HOW did they become the warm up guys for Wizards??? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/04/2453m 25s

“Beware Wolf”

Welcome back to WizardsPod! This week we’re talking (and cringing) about bad dates while recapping “Beware Wolf”. Just like Justin in this episode, Jen and David have a few dating horror stories, especially when it comes to blind dates and online dating. Jen and David share stories from their romantic lives, while also discussing how Disney felt about ~spicy~ scenes on the show…(although some may say they were more lukewarm than spicy). PLUS when talking about the lore of becoming a werewolf David and Jen accidentally discover a MAJOR plot hole in the wizards series??? Why did Jen ghost the person she was dating? WHY did someone pull a knife on David?? And WHAT IS THE PLOT HOLE???  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/03/2450m 44s

“Wizards of Waverly Place Casting Director Was Told to Recast WHO??”

Get your popcorn ready because this week we are joined by Wizards of Waverly Place casting director Ruth Lambert! Ruth gives us all the juicy goss on the casting process for not only Wizards but a TON of Disney movies she’s worked on like Lilo and Stitch, The Lion King, and The Emperor’s New Groove. We also get a little ~saucy~ and confront David on why he didn’t show up to his callback for Jerry Russo 👀 PLUS Ruth reveals which OG cast member was almost recast…  Why is Hellfire from The Hunchback of Notre Dame so creepy? The Emperor’s New Groove was supposed to be a musical?? And WHY was Ruth originally let go from casting wizards???  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/03/241h 3m

"Smarty Pants" With Tiktok Star Charles Brockman

Welcome back to Wizards pod! This week we recap the episode “Smarty Pants” with the funniest man on tiktok - Charles Brockman!! Even though he’s known for the viral TikToks where he points out our *incredible* Disney acting, we decided to squash our beef after he showed us how to do the “Debby Ryan”. We talk side hustles, classic Disney humor, and of course all things social media! #welovecharles How did Charles go viral? Who did Charles ship Alex Russo with? And WHAT role do Jen and David think Charles could’ve been cast in??? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/03/2443m 39s

How Skyler Samuels Went From Disney Star To Stanford Student

This week we welcome our OG "mean girl"… the LOVELY Skyler Samuels! Skyler is a very accomplished actor and human! From being on iconic shows like Drake and Josh, That’s So Raven, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, The Gifted, American Horror Story, The 9 Lives of Chloe King (I mean we could go on forever!) to attending college at Stanford and becoming a writer and director! Whew! Skyler is truly such a gem and shares LOTS of cool stories you can only hear here exclusively at wizards pod 😉 What was it like to go to school with Dylan and Cole Sprouse? Which movie audition did Skyler film in her college dorm room? And how did Wizards of Waverly Place help Skyler get into Stanford?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
04/03/2444m 12s

Art Museum Piece

Welcome back to the most magical podcast on the internet! Aaaand congrats to YOU all because together we have finally reached the end of season one! We finish up season one with the episode “Art Museum Piece". While recapping, Jen and David give us the TEA on Hollywood and all the shady things that go down 👀… And of course we’re staying consistent with our usual by coming at you with great stories, great jokes, and great VIBES! Which conspiracy theory does David fanboy over? How do Jen and David compare the Mona Lisa to Britney Spears? And WHAT shows were Jen and David almost cast in??? These questions will keep you up at night…unless you watch the episode 😈 Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26/02/2448m 9s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/02/241h 8m

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??? 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/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/02/2453m 48s

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
05/02/2455m 5s

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. 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/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/01/2447m 3s

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?? 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/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/01/2454m 30s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/01/2448m 10s

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/01/2459m 20s

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!  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/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/01/2451m 19s

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! 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/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/12/231h 2m

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/12/2353m 22s

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
11/12/231h 9m

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
04/12/2349m 49s

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/11/2359m 55s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/11/2346m 27s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/11/2344m 19s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
06/11/2345m 45s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
31/07/2340s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/07/2350m 44s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
17/07/2348m 17s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/07/2355m 12s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
03/07/2351m 7s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26/06/2337m 9s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/06/2348m 31s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
12/06/2346m 39s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
05/06/2345m 57s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/05/2334m 45s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/05/2347m 17s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
15/05/2343m 21s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/05/2349m 39s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/05/2331m 31s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
24/04/2336m 17s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
17/04/2342m 35s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
10/04/2343m 47s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
03/04/2346m 19s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/03/231h

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/03/2337m 49s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/03/2349m 3s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
06/03/2346m 32s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
27/02/2342m 55s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/02/2339m 45s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/02/2335m 57s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
06/02/2340m 35s

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
30/01/2358s
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