‘The Big Interview’ Returns ot AXS TV with Six New Summer Episodes, Opening With Country Mainstay Emmylou Harris on Tues. July 7 at 8pE

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‘THE BIG INTERVIEW’ RETURNS TO AXS TV WITH SIX NEW SUMMER EPISODES, OPENING WITH COUNTRY MAINSTAY EMMYLOU HARRIS ON TUES. JULY 7 AT 8pE

Episodes Also Include Exclusive Interviews with Entertainment A-Listers John Leguizamo, Pat Benatar, Rascal Flatts, Dwight Yoakam and Bob Weir

LOS ANGELES – June 19, 2015 – THE BIG INTERVIEW continues its third season on AXS TV with six more candid and thought-provoking episodes beginning Tuesday, July 7, at 8pE. Hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather, THE BIG INTERVIEW kicks off a six-episode summer run with 13-time GRAMMY® winner Emmylou Harris. On July 7, Harris discusses her partnership with music legend Gram Parsons, whose death inspired her hit “Boulder To Birmingham”; her introduction to Country music; finding her own voice; the recent loss of her mother; and her evolution both as an artist and as a person.

Then, on July 14, multi-talented actor, producer, comedian, and writer John Leguizamo talks about working with Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brian DePalma and Al Pacino; studying method acting; fist-fighting with Patrick Swayze in full drag; his troubled relationship with his father; and his career goals.

Also appearing on THE BIG INTERVIEW this summer is the GRAMMY®-winning queen of rock n’ roll Pat Benatar (“Heartbreaker,” “We Belong”) on July 21; fan-favorite Country trio Rascal Flatts (“Life Is A Highway,” “Rewind”) on July 28; iconic Country music pioneer Dwight Yoakam (“Honky Tonk Man,” “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere”) on August 4; and influential Grateful Dead founder and guitarist Bob Weir (“Casey Jones,” “Fire On The Mountain”) on August 11.

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