stream the soup


How to stream ‘The Soup’

Jada Catta-Prietta tears pop culture a new one.

Jul 8, 2020, 11:46 am*


Jaime Carrillo 

Jaime Carrillo

If there’s a snarky person in front of a green screen making fun of popular shows, celebrities, and popular culture, you know you’re watching The Soup. For what seemed like an eternity, the show was presented by Joel McHale. After leaving the airwaves for almost five years, it’s finally back with a new host in Jade Catta-Prietta.

Luckily, not much else has changed. The show still offers a week’s worth of snark in one go, with a host taking down the big wigs in the world of pop culture whether they be big shot celebs or reality show dumb-dumbs.

Here’s everything you need to know to stream The Soup.

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What is The Soup?

The Soup originally ran from 2004-2015 with host Joel McHale. It was a retooling of the popular show Talk Soup, which ran from 1991-2002, and was hosted by Greg Kinnear, John Henson, Hal Sparks, and Aisha Tyler. The show returned with its Season 13 premiere in February of 2020 but went on hiatus in mid-March.

  • Launched: July 2004
  • Airtime: Season 13 continues Wednesday, July 8 at 11 pm EST.
  • Channel: E!
  • Genre: Comedy/Recap Show
  • Starring: Presented by Jade Catta-Prietta
  • Seasons: 13
  • Status: Pending

The Soup Reviews

What the critics are saying:

  • “Instead, Catta-Preta has no problem doing things like impressions of a Bachelor contestant who will be reality-show-famous for about five minutes. She’s also nudging the audience at home and saying, “We know this stuff is the phoniest stuff, but isn’t it fun to watch?” That’s a way to go, of course, but when the clips are funnier than the set-ups and post-clip jokes, that’s a problem. We don’t want to tune into The Soup for lame jokes about the host’s dating life or jokes with butter-knife edges. The show is about funny clips and the even funnier host. Let’s hope that Catta-Preta and the show’s writers find the sweet spot that makes her comments as or more funny than the clips while keeping her desire to be less “salty” than previous hosts.” –Joel Keller, Decider

How to stream The Soup

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*First Published: Jul 8, 2020, 10:06 am