'Paul Shaffer Plus One' on AXS TV

Paul Shaffer Plus One

Paul Shaffer has mastered the art of captivating conversation from his seat at the piano on the Late Show with David Letterman. Now, the renowned bandleader and four-time Emmy nominee will further hone his chat chops with the launch of Paul Shaffer Plus One on AXS TV! Shaffer will be sitting down with some of music’s finest including Sammy Hagar, Graham Nash, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen and more to discuss everything from inspiration and influences to notable songs. Of course, a few impromptu performances will also be thrown into every show. According to the man himself, “In this show I get to go one-on-one with all my favorite recording artists. We talk mainly music and if the topic turns to a specific tune, we demonstrate in song. It’s a dream come true.” New episodes of Paul Shaffer Plus One premiere Sundays at 8/7c only on AXS TV.

Check out the full season schedule:

9/15 Joe Walsh
9/22 Graham Nash
9/29 Sammy Hagar
10/6 Billy Gibbons
10/13 Donald Fagen
10/20 Buddy Guy
10/27 Harry Shearer as Derek Smalls of “This is Spinal Tap!”
11/3 Smokey Robinson
11/10 Martin Short

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From the Paul Shaffer Plus One blog:

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Schedule

  • Premiere Sun, Oct 20th 8:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Buddy Guy
    Buddy Guy shares a drink with Paul, reveals how he acquired his first guitar, and discusses his new album, The Blues Is Alive and Well.
  • Sun, Oct 20th 11:30 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Buddy Guy
    Buddy Guy shares a drink with Paul, reveals how he acquired his first guitar, and discusses his new album, The Blues Is Alive and Well.
  • Wed, Oct 23rd 7:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Buddy Guy
    Buddy Guy shares a drink with Paul, reveals how he acquired his first guitar, and discusses his new album, The Blues Is Alive and Well.
  • Premiere Sun, Oct 27th 8:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Harry Shearer as Derek Smalls of "Spinal Tap!"
    In this episode of Paul Shaffer Plus One, Paul is joined by comedian and actor, Harry Shearer, in character as the iconic Derek Smalls of This Is Spinal Tap. Smalls hilariously reflects on his musical roots, how he got his start in the British rock scene, and opens up about This Is Spinal Tap.
  • Mon, Oct 28th 12:00 AM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Harry Shearer as Derek Smalls of "Spinal Tap!"
    In this episode of Paul Shaffer Plus One, Paul is joined by comedian and actor, Harry Shearer, in character as the iconic Derek Smalls of This Is Spinal Tap. Smalls hilariously reflects on his musical roots, how he got his start in the British rock scene, and opens up about This Is Spinal Tap.
  • Wed, Oct 30th 7:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Harry Shearer as Derek Smalls of "Spinal Tap!"
    In this episode of Paul Shaffer Plus One, Paul is joined by comedian and actor, Harry Shearer, in character as the iconic Derek Smalls of This Is Spinal Tap. Smalls hilariously reflects on his musical roots, how he got his start in the British rock scene, and opens up about This Is Spinal Tap.
  • Premiere Sun, Nov 3rd 8:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Smokey Robinson
    Paul is joined by Motown legend Smokey Robinson. The two discuss Robinson's life in music and his journey as an artist and as a musician.
  • Mon, Nov 4th 1:00 AM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Smokey Robinson
    Paul is joined by Motown legend Smokey Robinson. The two discuss Robinson's life in music and his journey as an artist and as a musician.
  • Premiere Sun, Nov 10th 8:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Martin Short
    This week, Paul is joined by comedian, actor, voice artist, singer, writer, and long-time friend, Martin Short. Get ready to laugh at their hysterical banter, their clever wit, and electric chemistry in this episode of Paul Shaffer Plus One.
  • Sun, Nov 10th 11:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Martin Short
    This week, Paul is joined by comedian, actor, voice artist, singer, writer, and long-time friend, Martin Short. Get ready to laugh at their hysterical banter, their clever wit, and electric chemistry in this episode of Paul Shaffer Plus One.
  • Sun, Nov 17th 8:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Joe Walsh
    Paul sits down with the legendary guitarist from The Eagles, Joe Walsh. Paul Shaffer and Joe Walsh discuss everything from their influences to what it takes to write a hit guitar riff.
  • Sun, Nov 17th 11:00 PM ET
    Paul Shaffer Plus One - Joe Walsh
    Paul sits down with the legendary guitarist from The Eagles, Joe Walsh. Paul Shaffer and Joe Walsh discuss everything from their influences to what it takes to write a hit guitar riff.

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