Show artwork for Heavyweight


Jonathan Goldstein goes back to the moment everything changed.

New episodes coming Fall 2021.


Background show artwork for Heavyweight

About Heavyweight

Heavyweight is currently at work on its sixth season, which will start fall 2021. You can find seasons one through five here

The show has been featured in The New YorkerThe AtlanticThe Guardian, The Financial Times, and The New York Times, among others. The episode “Gregor” received a 2017 Third Coast Award, and the show was nominated for IDA Documentary Awards in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

If you have a moment from your own life that you’d like to take on for the show, take a look at our submission guidelines and send us an email at