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The Big Interview with Dan Rather

Thought-provoking, in-depth interviews with some of the most talented artists from across the entertainment industry. All-new episodes premiere every Tuesday at 8/7c!

Full season schedule:

4/16 Steve Perry
4/23 Paul Stanley
4/30 Cyndi Lauper
5/7 Foreigner
5/14 REO Speedwagon
5/21 Billy Bob Thornton
5/28 Carl and Rob Reiner
6/4 Travis Tritt
6/11 Boz Scaggs
6/18 Paul Shaffer

 

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From the The Big Interview blog:

Billy Bob Thornton Joins Dan Rather on The Big Interview | May 21

Did you know Billy Bob Thornton never planned on being an actor? Read more...

Dan Rather Talks With REO Speedwagon on The Big Interview | May 14

The band explains how rolling with the changes kept them together for more than 30 years! Read more...

Dan Rather Talks With Foreigner on The Big Interview | May 7

Dan Rather sits down with the true Juke Box Heroes this Tuesday! Read more...

Schedule

  • Fri, May 24th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Benicio Del Toro
    Oscar winner and star of the current hit Sicario talks about making it in Hollywood. Plus, his advice for those who want to become successful actors.
  • Fri, May 24th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Shania Twain
    Dan Rather sits down with Shania Twain, the best-selling female country music artist of all time, to discuss her brand new #1 album, released 15 years after a battle with Lyme disease nearly took away her ability to sing.
  • Sat, May 25th 4:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Mike Love
    The original Beach Boy front man goes one on one with Dan Rather to discuss the group's heyday and his relationship with cousin and bandmate Brian Wilson.
  • Sun, May 26th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Lindsey Buckingham
    Rock legend and songwriter for Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham discusses the group's reunion and his relationship with Stevie Nicks.
  • Mon, May 27th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Jane Lynch
    Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress Jane Lynch opens up about her late break into Hollywood stardom. From movies to television to life off-screen, Lynch has a unique take on all of it.
  • Tue, May 28th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - John Fogerty
    He wrote "Proud Mary", "Bad Moon Rising" and "Have You Ever Seen The Rain". Rock Legend John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival looks back on his illustrious career.
  • Tue, May 28th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Billy Ray Cyrus
    Billy Ray Cyrus opens up about the highs and lows of his career, from living in his car to performing at the Grammys to watching the careers of daughters Noah Cyrus and Miley Cyrus take off.
  • Premiere Tue, May 28th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Carl and Rob Reiner
    Iconic father-and-son filmmakers Carl and Rob Reiner share stories from some of their biggest hit movies and television shows, as well as their views on politics today and the secret to good comedy writing.
  • Tue, May 28th 10:15 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Carl and Rob Reiner
    Iconic father-and-son filmmakers Carl and Rob Reiner share stories from some of their biggest hit movies and television shows, as well as their views on politics today and the secret to good comedy writing.
  • Wed, May 29th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Melissa Etheridge
    Grammy Award winning singer Melissa Etheridge invites Dan Rather over to her home for an in depth conversation about her life, her work, and her advocacy for everything from global warming to gay rights.
  • Wed, May 29th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Styx
    Dan Rather joins three of Styx's legendary members for a Las Vegas performance and a candid interview about the past, present and future of one of rock's most enduring bands.
  • Thu, May 30th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Dickey Betts
    Dickey Betts is responsible for some of the Allman Brothers Band's biggest hits. The Ramblin' Man speaks with Dan Rather about coming out of retirement and carrying on the band's legacy.
  • Thu, May 30th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - John Mellencamp
    Legendary rocker John Mellencamp sits down with Dan Rather for a no holds barred interview touching on politics, race relations and the state of the country.
  • Fri, May 31st 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Clint Black
    Clint Black is an incredibly talented songwriter and musician. But he's also known for making country music cool. Dan sits down with Clint at his Nashville home.
  • Fri, May 31st 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Oak Ridge Boys
    Dan Rather sits down with 5x Grammy® Award-winning country music group, the Oak Ridge Boys, who discuss lessons learned after fifty years on the road together and sing a little of "Elvira", one of the catchiest country songs ever recorded.
  • Sun, Jun 2nd 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Charlie Daniels
    Dan Rather goes to Nashville for a one-on-one conversation with country music legend Charlie Daniels.
  • Mon, Jun 3rd 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Meat Loaf
    The multi-talented artist talks about his music, his passion, acting and he shows off his extensive collection of sports memorabilia.
  • Mon, Jun 3rd 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Ringo Starr
    In the 100th episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather, two legends sit down together as Ringo Starr discusses what it was like as a Beatle, and the struggles and successes of his life since.
  • Mon, Jun 3rd 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Carl and Rob Reiner
    Iconic father-and-son filmmakers Carl and Rob Reiner share stories from some of their biggest hit movies and television shows, as well as their views on politics today and the secret to good comedy writing.
  • Tue, Jun 4th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Patti LaBelle
    The "Godmother of Soul" talks with Dan about what keeps her going after more than 50 years on stage.
  • Tue, Jun 4th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart is still rocking out fifty years into his career: he has a hit Las Vegas residency, continues to pack arenas around the world, and has a new album out. He's left his mark on rock & roll, and he talks to Dan Rather about his life and legacy.
  • Premiere Tue, Jun 4th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Travis Tritt
    Dan Rather talks to country music superstar Travis Tritt about what country music was, is, and should be.
  • Tue, Jun 4th 10:45 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Travis Tritt
    Dan Rather talks to country music superstar Travis Tritt about what country music was, is, and should be.
  • Wed, Jun 5th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Joan Baez
    Dan Rather sits down with folk trailblazer and human rights activist Joan Baez to discuss her music, past loves, and recent decision to step away from the stage.
  • Wed, Jun 5th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Toby Keith
    Country's $500 Million Man Toby Keith celebrates the 25th anniversary of his breakout hit "Should've Been A Cowboy," and shares with Dan Rather the stories behind his great successes.
  • Thu, Jun 6th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart is still rocking out fifty years into his career: he has a hit Las Vegas residency, continues to pack arenas around the world, and has a new album out. He's left his mark on rock & roll, and he talks to Dan Rather about his life and legacy.
  • Thu, Jun 6th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Dan Rather meets with legendary Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd to discuss the band's history and legacy as they embark on a farewell tour.
  • Fri, Jun 7th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Buddy Guy
    Guitar legend Buddy Guy reflects on his life, career, and the blues on this episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather.
  • Fri, Jun 7th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Kansas
    Dan Rather sits down with 3 members of the progressive rock band Kansas forty years after the release of their iconic song "Dust in the Wind."
  • Sun, Jun 9th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Crosby, Stills & Nash
    Dan Rather goes one on one with GRAMMY® winners Crosby, Stills and Nash to talk about the music that defined a generation.
  • Mon, Jun 10th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Neil Young
    Music legend Neil Young sits down for a rare and candid interview about his career, his music and his environmental activism.
  • Mon, Jun 10th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Joan Baez
    Dan Rather sits down with folk trailblazer and human rights activist Joan Baez to discuss her music, past loves, and recent decision to step away from the stage.
  • Mon, Jun 10th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Travis Tritt
    Dan Rather talks to country music superstar Travis Tritt about what country music was, is, and should be.
  • Tue, Jun 11th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Jack White
    What does legendary guitarist Jack White have to say to Dan Rather? Turns out, a lot. A side of the rock & roller his millions of fans have never seen.
  • Tue, Jun 11th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Dan Aykroyd
    Comedic genius Dan Aykroyd talks with Dan Rather about everything from Ghostbusters to his early days on SNL and the loss of his friend and fellow comedian, John Belushi.
  • Premiere Tue, Jun 11th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Boz Scaggs
    Dan Rather gets the lowdown on the life and career of singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs.
  • Tue, Jun 11th 10:30 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Boz Scaggs
    Dan Rather gets the lowdown on the life and career of singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs.
  • Wed, Jun 12th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Ice Cube
    One of the pioneers of gangster rap, Ice Cube is among the most prolific lyricists of all time. He's not only regarded as one of rap's greatest recording artists, he is also one of Hollywood's most successful and sought after actors and filmmakers.
  • Wed, Jun 12th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Buddy Guy
    Guitar legend Buddy Guy reflects on his life, career, and the blues on this episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather.
  • Thu, Jun 13th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Weird Al Yankovic
    A conversation with a comedy and music genius. Al Yankovic sits down in his home with Dan Rather.
  • Thu, Jun 13th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Brian Setzer
    Brian Setzer sits down with Dan Rather to discuss the Stray Cats, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, and his love for forgotten genres of music.
  • Fri, Jun 14th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Billy Ray Cyrus
    Billy Ray Cyrus opens up about the highs and lows of his career, from living in his car to performing at the Grammys to watching the careers of daughters Noah Cyrus and Miley Cyrus take off.
  • Fri, Jun 14th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Ricky Skaggs
    Few country and bluegrass musicians are as revered as Ricky Skaggs, who speaks with Dan Rather about growing up under the tutelage of legends, and then becoming one himself.
  • Sun, Jun 16th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Dolly Parton
    Country music superstar Dolly Parton talks about love, life and her latest album, with Dan Rather in Dollywood.
  • Mon, Jun 17th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Steve Perry
    Former lead singer of Journey Steve Perry opens up to Dan Rather about why he walked away from the spotlight at the height of his career and what brought him back to music now.
  • Mon, Jun 17th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Kenny Loggins
    Dan Rather sits down with 70s superstar and 80s "Soundtrack King" Kenny Loggins to talk songwriting, soul searching, and the stories behind some of the biggest hits for the big screen.
  • Mon, Jun 17th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Boz Scaggs
    Dan Rather gets the lowdown on the life and career of singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs.
  • Tue, Jun 18th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Paul Stanley
    Dan Rather sits down with legendary frontman Paul Stanley of KISS where he dishes on everything from his love of painting to how KISS became one of the most successful rock bands in music history.
  • Tue, Jun 18th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Dickey Betts
    Dickey Betts is responsible for some of the Allman Brothers Band's biggest hits. The Ramblin' Man speaks with Dan Rather about coming out of retirement and carrying on the band's legacy.
  • Premiere Tue, Jun 18th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Paul Shaffer
    Musician, television personality, and radio host Paul Shaffer, best known for being Late Show host David Letterman's longtime bandleader, sits down with Dan Rather for a wide-ranging conversation.
  • Tue, Jun 18th 11:30 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Paul Shaffer
    Musician, television personality, and radio host Paul Shaffer, best known for being Late Show host David Letterman's longtime bandleader, sits down with Dan Rather for a wide-ranging conversation.
  • Wed, Jun 19th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Heart
    An interview with two sisters, Ann and Nancy Wilson of the legendary rock group Heart.
  • Wed, Jun 19th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Best of Classic Rock
    Sit down with Dan Rather as he talks with the biggest names in classic rock including Crosby, Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Robert Plant, Roger Waters and many more.
  • Thu, Jun 20th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Foreigner
    In their first interview together in over 20 years, Foreigner's founding member Mick Jones and original lead singer Lou Gramm sit down for an exclusive interview with Dan Rather to discuss music, their falling-out and what the future holds.
  • Thu, Jun 20th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Steve Perry
    Former lead singer of Journey Steve Perry opens up to Dan Rather about why he walked away from the spotlight at the height of his career and what brought him back to music now.
  • Fri, Jun 21st 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Cyndi Lauper
    Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning musician Cyndi Lauper chats with Dan Rather about her groundbreaking career.
  • Fri, Jun 21st 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Paul Stanley
    Dan Rather sits down with legendary frontman Paul Stanley of KISS where he dishes on everything from his love of painting to how KISS became one of the most successful rock bands in music history.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 1:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Willie Nelson
    He's on the road again. Dan catches up with music legend Willie Nelson aboard his new tour bus.
  • Sat, Jun 22nd 5:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Willie Nelson
    He's on the road again. Dan catches up with music legend Willie Nelson aboard his new tour bus.
  • Sun, Jun 23rd 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Big & Rich
    Country music's dynamic duo invite Dan to a party at John Rich's Nashville home as they celebrate new hits.

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