Hillary Clinton at the premiere of 'Hillary' in New York, 2020. (Getty)

Our minds are very much on U.S. politics this week, given that Americans will head to the polls for the 2020 presidential election in less than 50 days. We're joined by documentary filmmaker Nanette Burstein, who talks to Fiona about making a landmark biography of Hillary Rodham Clinton. Nothing was off limits during the 35-hours spent interviewing Hillary about her life as a feminist trailblazer and polarising figure in US political life - or when Nanette asked Bill Clinton to open up about confessing all to Hillary about his affair with Monica Lewinsky. You won't want to miss this interview. Elsewhere in this episode, we preview the new season of The Good Fight, Ben has been (re)watching The West Wing, and Fiona has high hopes for Regina King's One Night In Miami. 

SBS Guide
Presented by
Fiona Williams, Ben Nguyen
File size
46.9 MB
1 min 8 sec

Listen to Nanette Burstein on The Playlist
(interview starts 11:48) 


Four-part series Hillary airs weekly on SBS at 8.30pm Wednesdays. All four episodes are now streaming at SBS On Demand

Watch episode 1:


Subscribe to The Playlist Podcast

Subscribe: RSS | Apple Podcasts Spotify 

Follow Fiona on Twitter
Follow Ben on Twitter


Luca Guadagnino's 'We Are Who We Are' premieres exclusively on SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand
"You and me, right here"....
Chris Rock and Jason Schwartzman lead a star-studded cast in all new ‘Fargo’
From acclaimed creator and executive producer Noah Hawley, the fourth season of Emmy® and Golden Globe® award-winning ‘Fargo’ premieres with a double episode at 8:30pm, Thursday 8 October on SBS and at SBS On Demand.
The Playlist 131: Inside the 'Hungry Ghosts' writers' room with Jeremy Nguyen

With 'Hungry Ghosts' now streaming at SBS On Demand, we take a deep dive into the show, with a special guest who offers exclusive insight into the writing process. Vietnamese-Australian writer Jeremy Nguyen joins us from his lockdown abode in Melbourne, to talk us through the experience of drawing upon his own family's experiences, to inform the story. 

How to watch every episode of 'Fargo' seasons 1–4
'Fargo' season 4 begins on SBS and SBS On Demand this October and to prepare we have brought back the first 3 seasons to stream. Wanna take a trip to Minnesota? You betcha!
The Playlist 130: 'Lovecraft Country' / 'Watchmen' / 'Perry Mason' / Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

The horrors of 1950s America become all too real in the new HBO series 'Lovecraft Country', prompting a deep dive into recent HBO dramas 'Perry Mason' and 'Watchmen'; a tribute to Chadwick Boseman in 'Get On Up'; and a look at Netflix health and wellness exposé '(Un)Well' and SBS On Demand's 'Sydney Super Tunnel'.