Next Question with Katie Couric
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Katie Couric is back on the mic with a whole new season of intimate, urgent and unexpected interviews. And she’s brimming with questions. Find out who’s on the receiving end of Katie's rapid-fire curiosity. New episodes drop every Thursday.
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30 November 2023
Today is the anniversary of Open AI’s launch of Chat GPT, a tool which brought AI out of the realm of sci-fi and right to our fingertips. AI seems to have crept into every facet of our lives in that one year, and it’s hard to know if that’s a good or bad thing–especially in light of the chaos wrough...
David Leonhardt’s Surprisingly Optimistic Analysis of Our Political Moment
23 November 2023
Have you achieved the American Dream? Actually–how do you even define the American Dream? Sometimes it can feel like that phrase is meaningless and politicized but that idea is such a cornerstone of what makes us the United States. It’s foundational, but it can sometimes feel like it’s falling apart...
The Future of Attention with Kara Swisher and Kevin Systrom
16 November 2023
Over the course of their careers, Katie Couric and Kara Swisher have weathered (and thrived amongst) massive sea changes in the news industry–from network TV to streaming; the rise of mobile viewing; Twitter as the global newsroom water cooler; and now AI, polarization, and a serious crisis of truth...
Katie Plus One Goes Renegade: Mary Trump and Adam Kinzinger On The Way Back from Our Divided Political Moment
09 November 2023
Adam Kinzinger and Mary Trump don’t have a lot in common on the surface:but in a moment where politics are dividing more people than ever before, Kinzinger and Trump find they have more and more in common. January 6th was a watershed moment for them both: Kinzinger’s departure from the current GOP w...
Kelly Corrigan and David Brooks on the Art of Conversation
02 November 2023
Smart people know things; wise people know people. For Next Question guest today, David Brooks, knowing people has been a lifelong endeavor. Katie Couric and her + 1 today, Kelly Corrigan, dig deep into David’s new book, How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen, wh...
Katie Plus One Has a Full House: Kelly Rizzo with John Stamos
24 October 2023
In our first Katie Plus One, Katie is bringing in backup: Kelly Rizzo, the host of the Comfort Food podcast and the widow of Bob Saget. Their guest today is John Stamos, Saget’s Full House co-star and longtime friend of Bob and Kelly. Together, Katie, Kelly, and John cover a ton of ground – from mem...
Katie's Back with a Brand New Season of Next Question!
24 October 2023
Katie Couric is back with a new season of Next Question, this time with a new format: Katie + 1! While the good ol’ classic Katie Couric interview isn’t going anywhere, Season 8 boasts a variety of co-hosts, who bring their own style and new perspective to the conversations.In the season premiere, K...
Jada Pinkett Smith Goes There: On Entanglements, Self Worth, and Refusing to be Distracted
17 October 2023
The last eighteen months or so of Jada Pinkett Smith’s life have been… well, complicated. But complicated is nothing new for the multi-hyphenate who now hosts Red Table Talk and has a new book, Worthy, her gripping memoir tracing her origins in Baltimore to her throne as reigning queen of refusing t...
Michael Lewis Explains It All: The SBF Trial, Crypto, and his new book Going Infinite
10 October 2023
Michael Lewis is like a literary Forrest Gump. He always seems to know where the biggest story of the year is going to be–and he’s usually halfway through a book about it when it breaks. This time he couldn’t have gotten the timing better: his book Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon c...
Jonathan Van Ness on Body Acceptance and Feeling Gorgeous
30 June 2023
On this episode of Next Question with Katie Couric, produced in partnership with Katie Couric Media and Equip—the leading evidence-based virtual eating disorder treatment program—Katie sits down with one of the stars from Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness, and Dr. Jessie Menzel, a clinical psyc...