Season 1

Episode Guide

SERIES PREMIERE, BALLBAGS

S1 E1
Feb 21, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guest: fellow Bronx native Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Series premiere.

TALK YOUR TALK

S1 E2
Feb 28, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guest: Don Cheadle.

STRUGGLE JEANS

S1 E3
Mar 07, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guests: Vince Staples and John Legend.

IF I WOULDA DID IT

S1 E4
Mar 14, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guests: Ben Stiller and 2 Chainz.

HATEFUL HAIRLINE

S1 E5
Mar 21, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guests: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke & Kirsten Gillibrand.

YOU THOUGHT!

S1 E6
Mar 28, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guests: Carmelo Anthony and Jordan Peele.

MAD BUNS

S1 E7
Apr 04, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guest: Issa Rae

NEWS ADJACENT

S1 E8
Apr 11, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guests: Stacey Abrams and Anna Kendrick

GRITS RATIO

S1 E9
Apr 18, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guest Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).

WAITING FOR JULIO

S1 E10
May 02, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more; illustrious guest: Seth Rogen.

ON DECKINGTON

S1 E11
May 06, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Lil Nas X, and a special appearance by Paul Scheer.

OPEN YOUR THIRD EYE

S1 E12
May 09, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Charlize Theron

LOOK AT YOUR MANS

S1 E13
May 13, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guests: Wu-Tang Clan

FAX

S1 E14
May 16, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Bill Hader

JAMAICAN JOCKEY

S1 E15
May 20, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Amy Poehler

ROYAL BABY NEWPORT

S1 E16
May 23, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Gabrielle Union

HOLD THAT

S1 E17
May 30, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Ava DuVernay

LOWKEY, STAY DOWN

S1 E18
Jun 03, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Spike Lee.

PLATINUM DAD JOKE

S1 E19
Jun 06, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Pete Buttigieg

PON'DELOCKE

S1 E20
Jun 10, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Lin-Manuel Miranda

ELECTRIC LEMONADE

S1 E21
Jun 13, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Regina Hall

IT'S CULTURAL

S1 E22
Jun 17, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: ScHoolboy Q

PIVOT TO ALIENS

S1 E23
Jun 20, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Anthony Anderson

Y'ALL NOT LOW

S1 E24
Jun 24, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Ice Cube

LINK IN BIO

S1 E25
Jun 27, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Zendaya

BONUS ILLUSTRIOUSNESS

S1 E26
Jul 08, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more.

THE MACARONI & CHEESE SOUND

S1 E27
Jul 11, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Kumail Nanjiani

CHARCOONERY PLATE

S1 E28
Jul 15, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Kemba Walker

STARING IN ASHANTI

S1 E29
Jul 18, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Megan Rapinoe

DIGITAL HOOKAH

S1 E30
Jul 22, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Dascha Polanco.

DROP A PIN

S1 E31
Jul 25, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Common

SIGHTSEEING DOG

S1 E32
Jul 29, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Billy Eichner

ALIEN HOOK OFF

S1 E33
Aug 01, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guests: Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

IT'S A BOY

S1 E34
Oct 14, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: DaBaby

TECH FLEX

S1 E35
Oct 17, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Taraji P. Henson

TEETH ON LAYAWAY

S1 E36
Oct 21, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Ta-Nehisi Coates

WEST INDIAN FENCE

S1 E37
Oct 24, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Gayle King

THE BACK OF YOUR BACK

S1 E38
Oct 28, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Bill Burr

UN JOKKERSTEPPEN

S1 E39
Oct 31, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Bernie Sanders

COME COLLECT UNCLE DARYL

S1 E40
Nov 04, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Anna Kendrick

TAKE YOUR TIME BABY

S1 E41
Nov 07, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Kenan Thompson

FROM DEEP

S1 E42
Nov 11, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Chris Hayes

GRAB THAT BOOMER

S1 E43
Nov 14, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Hasan Minhaj

THAT'S LARPING

S1 E44
Nov 18, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guest: Shea Serrano.

DANCING BOK CHOY

S1 E45
Nov 21, 2019
Desus Nice and The Kid Mero sound off on pop culture, politics, sports and more. Illustrious guests: Chadwick Boseman and Elizabeth Warren Season finale