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Miss Westworld, Riverdale? Check out these podcasts in the meantime

A podcast for every season!

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A version of this story originally appeared in the Aug. 11 issue of Entertainment Weekly, available here. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW.

Hiatuses are hard. And if you’ve found yourself nursing a Westworld-size hole in your heart, we may just have the antidote. Plug in your earbuds and download these like-minded podcasts that channel your favorite TV shows (no remote required).

If You’re Missing: UnREAL 
Download: Ben & Ashley | Almost Famous
The Lifetime drama won’t be back until 2018, so sate your craving for reality TV intrigue with Bachelor alums Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti, who break down eps of the ABC series and chat up past contestants.

 

If You’re Missing: Westworld
Download: Mysteries Abound
Haven’t truly had your mind blown since the season finale of HBO’s twisty sci-fi show? Consider this series about unexplained phenomena. (Sample topics: the Bermuda Triangle and White House hauntings!)

 

If You’re Missing: Riverdale
DownloadRookie
For those times when star Camila Mendes’ too-cute Insta feed isn’t enough, fire up this pod hosted by Tavi Gevinson that explores the “human experience through the teenage lens” with notable guests like Lorde and author Roxane Gay.

 

If You’re Missing: The Crown
DownloadRevolutions
From the fall of Charles I of England to the battles for independence in South America, Revolutions chronicles history’s greatest revolutions (duh!) and revisits what happened to the monarchs who came before Claire Foy’s Queen Elizabeth II.

 

If You’re Missing: Empire
Download: Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty
Thirsty for music-industry tea? Check out this compelling biographical miniseries about legendary hip-hop exec Chris Lighty, who managed Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, and more.