Wizards of Waverly Pod

Wizards of Waverly Pod

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

February 19, 2024 72 mins
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 ...
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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 s...
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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 Wave...
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January 29, 2024 51 mins
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 thin...
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January 22, 2024 58 mins
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 ...
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January 15, 2024 52 mins
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 I...
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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 pregn...
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January 1, 2024 55 mins
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 yo...
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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.  Di...
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December 18, 2023 57 mins
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, Jenne...
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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 no...
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December 4, 2023 54 mins
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...
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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 ...
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November 20, 2023 50 mins
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 e...
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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 i...
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November 6, 2023 50 mins
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 big...
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July 31, 2023 2 mins
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 mo...
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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...
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July 17, 2023 54 mins
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...
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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 Ame...
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