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  • Actor-activist Don Cheadle

    The Oscar-nominated actor, who exec-produces and stars in The Guard, explains why it gets harder every year to make movies.

    19:40
    Air Date: July 8, 2011
    Actor-activist Don Cheadle
    July 8, 2011 | 19:40
  • Actor Don Cheadle

    The co-exec producer of and actor in Showtime’s House of Lies shares what it’s like to play a character that was not written explicitly for a Black man.

    12:59
    Air Date: February 21, 2012
    Actor Don Cheadle
    February 21, 2012 | 12:59
  • Actor-producer Don Cheadle

    The stage-trained actor previews the new season of his Showtime series, the edgy comedy House of Lies.

    26:36
    Air Date: January 16, 2014
    Actor-producer Don Cheadle
    January 16, 2014 | 26:36
  • Comic duo Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong

    The Grammy winners talk about their counter-culture history and reuniting for new projects.

    26:36
    Air Date: May 2, 2014
    Comic duo Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong
    May 2, 2014 | 26:36
  • Actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth

    The Broadway favorite discusses her effortless transitions between parallel careers in stage, TV, film and music.

    26:36
    Air Date: November 27, 2014
    Actress-singer Kristin Chenoweth
    November 27, 2014 | 26:36
  • Biographer Ron Chernow

    Prize-winning biographer, author of Washington: A Life, explains why he dares to say that, today, we know more about George Washington than Martha did.

    13:30
    Air Date: October 12, 2010
    Biographer Ron Chernow
    October 12, 2010 | 13:30
  • Actor Michael Chiklis

    The Emmy-winning actor talks about his return to the small screen, in the crime drama series, Vegas.

    26:37
    Air Date: October 19, 2012
    Actor Michael Chiklis
    October 19, 2012 | 26:37
  • Jazz pianist Billy Childs

    The Grammy winner shares why he chose to pay tribute to singer-songwriter Laura Nyro in his latest project and performs the track, “The Confession.”

    12:13
    Air Date: September 3, 2014
    Jazz pianist Billy Childs
    September 3, 2014 | 12:13
  • Jazz pianist Billy Childs

    The Grammy winner shares why he chose to pay tribute to singer-songwriter Laura Nyro in his latest project and performs the track, “The Confession.”

    12:13
    Air Date: December 11, 2014
    Jazz pianist Billy Childs
    December 11, 2014 | 12:13
  • China Week Preview

    Tavis previews the upcoming, week-long series of shows exploring the People’s Republic of China.

    4:03
    Air Date: July 8, 2011
    China Week Preview
    July 8, 2011 | 4:03
  • China – Education

    In this fourth episode of the special series on the People’s Republic of China—the final program on the road—Tavis talks in depth with some of the students at one of China’s top schools.

    23:41
    Air Date: July 14, 2011
    China – Education
    July 14, 2011 | 23:41
  • China – Roundtable

    On the final night of the week’s look at the People’s Republic of China, Tavis hosts a panel of prominent Chinese Americans for a wide-ranging discussion about the country, including the good and the bad of its economic boom, the environment, human rights and the complexity of U.S.-China relations.

    24:03
    Air Date: July 15, 2011
    China – Roundtable
    July 15, 2011 | 24:03
  • China – The Challenges

    In our continuing series on China, Tavis talks environmental issues with Kongjian Yu and examines some of the challenges facing modern China. He also takes an inside look at the lives of migrant workers and their children and their struggle to better their lives.

    23:38
    Air Date: July 12, 2011
    China – The Challenges
    July 12, 2011 | 23:38
  • China – The Economy

    In the first show of this week’s special broadcasts on the People’s Republic of China, Tavis discusses the country’s economic and technology boom with Victor Yuan, board chair of China’s most prestigious polling firm, and with venture capitalist Kai Fu Lee, CEO and chair of Innovation Works and one of the “godfathers” of Chinese technology.

    23:37
    Air Date: July 11, 2011
    China – The Economy
    July 11, 2011 | 23:37