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Joshua Malina: West Wing podcast announced

Malina and cohost Hrishikesh Hirway will take listeners through every episode

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Will Bailey has found a job outside of the executive branch.

Joshua Malina, who played Bailey on four seasons of The West Wing, is cohosting a podcast that will go through the series episode-by-episode. Along with Song Exploder host/producer Hrishikesh Hirway, Malina takes on The West Wing Weekly to revisit his former show. And it’s not a joke.

“It’s real. It’s here. I wasn’t trolling,” Malina tweeted Tuesday afternoon.

The West Wing is my favorite show, and Josh is one of my favorite actors and people in general, so I’m really excited to get into it,” Hirway said on the teaser episode, “Cold Open.”

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Malina, currently starring on Scandal, says the podcast will feature guests (including former West Wing cast members), writers directors, and fans of the show from all walks off life.

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The first episode will be released “soon,” according to the teaser. If all goes according to plan, there will be 156 total episodes to cover the full seven-season series.

The West Wing Weekly is on iTunes here, and its RSS link is here