AXS TV PREMIERE DATE CHANGE: DAN RATHER’S CANDID DISCUSSION WITH WORLD-RENOWNED PRODUCER AND MUSIC EXPERT SIMON COWELL ON AXS TV’S ‘THE BIG INTERVIEW’ HAS CHANGED TO SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 AT 8pE/5Pp

AXS TV PREMIERE DATE CHANGE

DAN RATHER’S CANDID DISCUSSION WITH WORLD-RENOWNED PRODUCER AND MUSIC EXPERT SIMON COWELL ON AXS TV’S ‘THE BIG INTERVIEW’ HAS CHANGED TO SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 AT 8pE/5Pp 

‘THE BIG INTERVIEW’ WITH COWELL WILL REMAIN AS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION ON ITS ORIGINAL PREMIERE DATE OF MONDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 8pE/5pP

LOS ANGELES – (Scheduling Change) – August 18, 2014 – Simon Cowell, THE X FACTOR creator and judge, sits down with veteran newsman Dan Rather for a frank and open interview, where he discusses aspects of his career and events in his life that he has never publicly shared before on AXS TV’s THE BIG INTERVIEW, Saturday, August 23 at 8pE/5pP. Previously, the premiere was scheduled on Monday, August 25 at 8pE/5pE—the program will air on this date as well.

In the hour-long interview, Rather questions Cowell about the major facets of his life from running a multi-million dollar production company to being known as one of the toughest judges on reality TV. In this video clip, Simon discusses what it’s like being back on the air in America and talks about the level of talent viewers will see on THE X FACTOR UK: http://bit.ly/1qWm7TD

THE BIG INTERVIEW with Cowell comes on the heels of AXS TV’s landmark announcement of the mega-hit THE X FACTOR UK joining the network beginning Sunday, August 31. AXS TV is the official U.S. broadcast home for the upcoming eleventh season, featuring the much-anticipated return of Cowell to the judging panel. On August 31, THE BIG INTERVIEW with Cowell will repeat at 10aE, 12:30pE, 9:50pE and 12:50aE.

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