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Kevin Jacobsen
And the Runner-Up Is
"And the Runner-Up Is" is the Oscar history podcast that highlights past races at the Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress. Host Kevin Jacobsen and special guests break down why winners won, why losers lost, and which films and contenders were the likely runners-up, falling just short of taking home the gold.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 155 ratings
There are many Awards podcasts out these days. Some great, some not so great. And the Runner Up is one of the great ones. Kevin is an excellent host. He creates such a warm and welcoming environment for his guests. Kevin’s research and knowledge is so impressive that you would never know he...Read full review »
Thurston O. via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/14/24
Top tier podcast, SO good
This is such a great podcast. A detailed and fascinating journey through the history of this most fabulous of Oscar categories. The presenter and guests are knowledgable and engaging. It’s been such a treat looking at the careers of these screen legends and rediscovering a lot of films I haven’t...Read full review »
Ben G Roberts via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/25/23
Best Oscar Podcast there is.
If you are a fan of movies and the Oscar’s in particular do yourself a favour and follow this podcast. Kevin’s analysis of the movies and the performances is well researched and intelligently discussed with terrific guests. I can’t recommend this enough. It’s fantastic.
Lkdaryl via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 08/09/23
Recent Episodes
Published 02/28/24
Listen to this PREVIEW of the 10th episode of A Woman Robbed, a special bonus series you can hear on the And the Runner-Up Is Patreon exclusive feed! A Woman Robbed is a series in which Kevin is joined by a special guest in discussing women who had significant Oscar buzz heading into the...
Published 02/28/24
This week on And the Runner-Up Is, Kevin welcomes back writer and podcaster Josh Parham to discuss the 1993 Oscar race for Best Actress, where Holly Hunter won for her performance in "The Piano," beating Angela Bassett in "What's Love Got to Do with It," Stockard Channing in "Six Degrees of...
Published 02/21/24
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