Make It Up As We Go

Make It Up As We Go

Make It Up As We Go follows the story of an aspiring young songwriter, played by Scarlett Burke, and her pursuits to make a name for herself in the music industry. Encountering a number of characters along the way, including legendary Nashville producer Van Tyler (played by Billy Bob Thornton), and the voice of country radio, Bobby Bones (playing himself). Make It Up As We Go unravels Charlotte’s own personal journey navigating the writer rooms of Nashville, which is where the stories are told, songs are born, and in turn - finding her own voice along the way.

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February 10, 2021 19 min

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Star and co-creator of Make It Up As We Go Scarlett Burke joins her star-studded collaborators to recount the making of this one-of-a-kind country musical podcast, exclusively presented by Unilever's Knorr and Magnum brands, and in support of She Is The Music.

Tune in for interviews with cast members Dennis Quaid and Bobby Bones as well as an exclusive look into how the cast, which includes Billy Bob Thornton, Craig Robinson, an...

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November 19, 2020 47 min

Marshall and Charlotte are closer than ever. Rising country star Lindsay Ell records one of Charlotte and Emily's tracks. They gain momentum as a songwriting force to be reckoned with. Charlotte is in complete shock when a country superstar wants to record one of her songs. A radio interview with Bobby Bones is the culmination of all her hard work and dreams.


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Miranda Lambert, As Herself 

Van Tyler,...

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November 12, 2020 41 min

Charlotte and Emily score a coveted spot at Whiskey Jam. Charlotte's impromptu performance of "Back Alley Boo" - which was clearly inspired by Marshall - leads to a romantic encounter.


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Miranda Lambert, As Herself 

Van Tyler, Billy Bob Thornton

Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-James

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Apollo Joiner, Craig Robinson

Ward Guenther, As Himself

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November 5, 2020 39 min

Charlotte is confronted by Davis, eager to reconcile. A meeting with agent Dan Barnes leads to Charlotte reeling an inappropriate advance.


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-James

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Joe Sayles, Dennis Quaid

Lindsay Ell, as herself

Liz Berry, Kristen Ariza

Jacob (assistant), Jameson Moss

Davis Gabbert, Rob Mayes

Dan Barnes, Lee Dawson

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October 29, 2020 41 min

Charlotte and Emily reconcile after they realize their shared experiences as female songwriters in Nashville. Marshall and Charlotte bond over their songs.


Miranda Lambert, As Herself

Van Tyler, Billy Bob Thornton

Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-James

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Dan Barnes, Lee Dawson

Bobby Bones, As Himself

Kendall, Natalie Gelman

Missy Goodson, Shelly Siebenberg

Ap...

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October 22, 2020 34 min

For the first time in years, Charlotte is on her own, navigating a new city and the high-stakes of songwriting in Music City. She draws strength from her faith and takes a big chance partnering with Marshall.


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Davis Gabbert, Rob Mayes

Jacob (assistant), Jameson Moss

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Joe Sayles, Dennis Quaid

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Apollo Joiner, Craig Robinson

Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-Ja...

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October 15, 2020 37 min

Davis has been sidelined and feels betrayed by Charlotte's welcome into the most exclusive writers' room in Nashville.


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Apollo Joiner, Craig Robinson

Davis Gabbert, Rob Mayes

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Joe Sayles, Dennis Quaid

Madison White Bluegrass Trio, The Salty Suites 

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October 8, 2020 37 min

After a disastrous first writing room session, the duo must confront the odds of their music dreams becoming a reality. Charlotte's talent begins to outshine Davis. She's given a choice to write without him or go back to Amarillo. Jealousy and doubt plague the couple. 


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Elliot Lieberman, Zach Selwyn 

Marshall Tracy, Michael Raymond-James

Jacob (assistant), Jameson Moss

Emily Turner, Bre Blair

Joe S...

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October 8, 2020 33 min

Nashville producer Elliot Lieberman discovers Charlotte and her boyfriend, guitar player Davis Gabbert, at The Golden Light in Amarillo, TX and invites them to Nashville to test out their songwriting legs. After a cross-country drive and a night of no sleep in their new dump of a duplex, Charlotte and Davis land a writing session with well-known Nashville songwriter Marshall Tracy. 


Charlotte Sayles, Scarlett Burke

Bobby Bones, As Hi...

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September 28, 2020 2 min


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