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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. Watch episodes of The Big Interview every Tuesday at 8/7c!

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Schedule

  • Sun, Aug 18th 9:00 AM 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, Aug 18th 12:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Boz Scaggs
    Dan Rather gets the lowdown on the life and career of singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs.
  • Mon, Aug 19th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Josh Groban
    His success happened seemingly overnight when he was a teenager, but Josh Groban continues to produce mega hits. A revealing conversation with the singing sensation.
  • Mon, Aug 19th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Vince Gill
    At home in Nashville with country music legend Vince Gill.
  • Tue, Aug 20th 8:00 AM 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.
  • Tue, Aug 20th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Tue, Aug 20th 8:00 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.
  • Tue, Aug 20th 10:30 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.
  • Wed, Aug 21st 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Kenny Rogers
    He's now a member of the Country Music Hall Of Fame. And that's where Kenny Rogers opened up to Dan Rather about his illustrious career.
  • Wed, Aug 21st 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Josh Groban
    His success happened seemingly overnight when he was a teenager, but Josh Groban continues to produce mega hits. A revealing conversation with the singing sensation.
  • Thu, Aug 22nd 8:00 AM 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, Aug 22nd 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Florida Georgia Line
    One of the hottest groups in country music sit down with Dan Rather to talk about whether their music is really country.
  • Fri, Aug 23rd 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Wynonna Judd
    Dan Rather sits down with country music super star Wynonna Judd.
  • Fri, Aug 23rd 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Frankie Valli
    Frankie Valli, the man responsible for dozens of hits as the lead singer for the Four Seasons, sits down with Dan Rather.
  • Sun, Aug 25th 9:00 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.
  • Sun, Aug 25th 12:00 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, Aug 26th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Robert Plant
    Dan Rather sits down with Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin's legendary frontman, for a thoughtful conversation touching on Plant's most personal lyrics and the stories behind some of rock's most lasting hits.
  • Mon, Aug 26th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Paul Haggis
    Academy Award winning writer, producer and director Paul Haggis discusses his break from the Church of Scientology.
  • Tue, Aug 27th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - John Leguizamo
    He is becoming a legendary Latino comedian, but John Leguizamo has a long list of stage and film credits as well.
  • Tue, Aug 27th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Emmylou Harris
    Spend an hour with Emmylou Harris, as Dan Rather did, and you'll see why she is a legend in music.
  • Tue, Aug 27th 8:00 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.
  • Tue, Aug 27th 10:45 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.
  • Wed, Aug 28th 8:00 AM 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.
  • Wed, Aug 28th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - John Leguizamo
    He is becoming a legendary Latino comedian, but John Leguizamo has a long list of stage and film credits as well.
  • Thu, Aug 29th 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, Aug 29th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
    Time for a little 80s rock & roll when the legendary Pat Benatar and her husband/bandmate Neil Giraldo sit down with Dan.
  • Fri, Aug 30th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Emmylou Harris
    Spend an hour with Emmylou Harris, as Dan Rather did, and you'll see why she is a legend in music.
  • Fri, Aug 30th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Rascal Flatts
    Dan sits down with the trio as they become the first country band to play The Hard Rock in Las Vegas.
  • Sun, Sep 1st 12:00 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.
  • Mon, Sep 2nd 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Gloria and Emilio Estefan
    They brought the Latin beat to mainstream music and were recently honored at The White House. Gloria and Emilio Estefan discuss the influence of The Miami Sound Machine.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Billy Gibbons
    The legendary frontman for ZZ Top, Billy Gibbons joins Dan for a look back at the band’s more than 40 years together.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Dwight Yoakam
    Country music trailblazer takes time from his latest tour to discuss his career and how he made it big in the business far from Nashville.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 8:00 PM 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.
  • Tue, Sep 3rd 10:00 PM 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.
  • Wed, Sep 4th 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.
  • Wed, Sep 4th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Bob Weir
    A founding member of the Grateful Dead, Bob Weir sits down to discuss the group's legacy and their farewell concerts.
  • Thu, Sep 5th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Michael Bublé
    Big band crooner and pop superstar Michael Bublé opens up about fame, family and the importance of taking risks.
  • Thu, Sep 5th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Heart
    An interview with two sisters, Ann and Nancy Wilson of the legendary rock group Heart.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Daryl Hall
    Hall of Fame singer Daryl Hall talks about his music career and his passion for restoring old homes.
  • Fri, Sep 6th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Sun, Sep 8th 12:00 PM 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.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 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.
  • Mon, Sep 9th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Gregg Allman
    A conversation with the music legend known as one of the architects of southern rock from his home in Georgia.
  • Tue, Sep 10th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Kix Brooks
    Dan Rather sits down with country music hitmaker Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn at his award-winning vineyard, where they sample the selection and discuss a career that includes a long list of Brooks' number one hits.
  • Tue, Sep 10th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Bryan Adams
    The rock star and singing legend won't slow down until he sits down with Dan in a rare one on one interview.
  • Tue, Sep 10th 8:00 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.
  • Tue, Sep 10th 10:00 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.
  • Wed, Sep 11th 8:00 AM 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.
  • Wed, Sep 11th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Charley Pride
    He's a country music legend and he's still going strong. Dan catches up with Charley Pride on tour.
  • Thu, Sep 12th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Tanya Tucker
    She began singing in Las Vegas and had her first hit when she was just 13 years old. The life and turbulent times of country music sensation Tanya Tucker.
  • Thu, Sep 12th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Quentin Tarantino
    Dan is invited to the private screening room of one of the most outspoken, controversial, and most respected directors of our time, Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino.
  • Fri, Sep 13th 8:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Sheryl Crow
    Dan visits Sheryl Crow at her Nashville recording studio where the talk is about a new album and old times.
  • Fri, Sep 13th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Sun, Sep 15th 12:00 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, Sep 16th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Josh Groban
    His success happened seemingly overnight when he was a teenager, but Josh Groban continues to produce mega hits. A revealing conversation with the singing sensation.
  • Mon, Sep 16th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 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.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 3:00 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.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 8:00 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.
  • Tue, Sep 17th 10:00 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.
  • Wed, Sep 18th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Olivia Newton-John
    Still with the magical voice, the star of Grease sits down with Dan and we go backstage before her sold out Las Vegas performance.
  • Wed, Sep 18th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Tanya Tucker
    She began singing in Las Vegas and had her first hit when she was just 13 years old. The life and turbulent times of country music sensation Tanya Tucker.
  • Thu, Sep 19th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Trisha Yearwood
    Country music sensation Trisha Yearwood discusses her singing career and her new role as celebrity chef on her own cooking show.
  • Thu, Sep 19th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Fri, Sep 20th 9:00 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, Sep 20th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Sammy Hagar
    The Red Rocker has a life of fame and fortune outside of music. Plus, his life and times with Van Halen.
  • Sat, Sep 21st 11:30 AM 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, Sep 21st 1:30 PM 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.
  • Sat, Sep 21st 4:00 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.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 9:00 AM 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.
  • Sun, Sep 22nd 12:00 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.
  • Mon, Sep 23rd 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Steven Van Zandt
    Dan Rather sits down with New Jersey's own rock and roller Steven Van Zandt to talk music, Bruce Springsteen and the Sopranos.
  • Mon, Sep 23rd 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Phil Collins
    Legendary singer-songwriter Phil Collins sits down with Dan Rather to talk about his anticipated return to the music scene, his record breaking success and a possible future partnership with Adele.
  • Tue, Sep 24th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Rascal Flatts
    Dan sits down with the trio as they become the first country band to play The Hard Rock in Las Vegas.
  • Tue, Sep 24th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - David Hasselhoff
    The Guinness Book of World Records maintains he's the most watched person in the history of television. A conversation with the tireless David Hasselhoff.
  • Tue, Sep 24th 8:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - REO Speedwagon
    REO Speedwagon (Kevin Cronin, Neal Doughty, Bruce Hall, Dave Amato, & Bryan Hitt) sits down with Dan Rather to talk about making hits and the keys to their ongoing success.
  • Tue, Sep 24th 10:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - REO Speedwagon
    REO Speedwagon (Kevin Cronin, Neal Doughty, Bruce Hall, Dave Amato, & Bryan Hitt) sits down with Dan Rather to talk about making hits and the keys to their ongoing success.
  • Wed, Sep 25th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Jewel
    From growing up in the wilds of Alaska, to living out of her car, to stardom, a remarkable interview with an American treasure, Jewel.
  • Wed, Sep 25th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Thu, Sep 26th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Emmylou Harris
    Spend an hour with Emmylou Harris, as Dan Rather did, and you'll see why she is a legend in music.
  • Thu, Sep 26th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Fri, Sep 27th 9:00 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.
  • Fri, Sep 27th 3:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Martina McBride
    A country music superstar who has never forgotten her roots, Martina McBride talks about her family, her controversial songs, and her new album.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 10:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Boz Scaggs
    Dan Rather gets the lowdown on the life and career of singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 11:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Travis Tritt
    Dan Rather talks to country music superstar Travis Tritt about what country music was, is, and should be.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 12:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Cyndi Lauper
    Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning musician Cyndi Lauper chats with Dan Rather about her groundbreaking career.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 1:00 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.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 2:00 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.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 3:00 PM 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.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 4:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - REO Speedwagon
    REO Speedwagon (Kevin Cronin, Neal Doughty, Bruce Hall, Dave Amato, & Bryan Hitt) sits down with Dan Rather to talk about making hits and the keys to their ongoing success.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 5:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - Billy Bob Thornton
    Academy award-winning actor, writer, director and musician Billy Bob Thornton sits down with Dan Rather for an insightful conversation about movies, music, and why he has moved from the silver screen to the small screen.
  • Sat, Sep 28th 6:00 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, Sep 28th 7:00 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.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 9:00 AM ET
    The Big Interview - Phil Collins
    Legendary singer-songwriter Phil Collins sits down with Dan Rather to talk about his anticipated return to the music scene, his record breaking success and a possible future partnership with Adele.
  • Sun, Sep 29th 12:00 PM ET
    The Big Interview - REO Speedwagon
    REO Speedwagon (Kevin Cronin, Neal Doughty, Bruce Hall, Dave Amato, & Bryan Hitt) sits down with Dan Rather to talk about making hits and the keys to their ongoing success.

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