Tag: Entertainment
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Interview
Airdate: May 10, 2012

The former president of NBC entertainment and architect of “Must See TV” analyzes the current need for quality television, as detailed in his new book Top of the Rock.

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Interview
Airdate: May 11, 2012

The Oscar-nominated actor discusses media scrutiny of his parenting skills, his battle with different types of cancer and why he wrote his memoir, Both of Us: My Life with Farrah.

April 30th, 2012

President Obama and Jimmy Kimmel kept the jokes rolling at the annual event.

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Interview
Airdate: May 4, 2012

The British actor reflects on portraying American history in Band of Brothers and weighs in on President Obama’s comment on Lewis’ latest star vehicle, Showtime’s Peabody Award-winning drama series Homeland.

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Interview
Airdate: May 1, 2012

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses the challenge of making an album of love songs, how he hones his craft as a songwriter and the backstory of the title of his latest CD, “Love Is a Four Letter Word.”

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Interview
Airdate: May 2, 2012

The actor-comedian-writer discusses the 3rd annual L.A. Bluegrass Situation, his role on The Office and whether there will be another season for the hit NBC sitcom.

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Interview
Airdate: April 27, 2012

Tavis: Steve Tyrell is a popular singer who is out now with his latest project. It’s called “I’ll Take Romance.” The disk is a collection of covers from the Great American Songbook featuring artists ranging from Etta James to Linda Ronstadt to Sam Cooke. From the new CD, some of the video now for the [...]

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Interview
Airdate: April 23, 2012

The actor-writer-director discusses the development of his character in the much-buzzed-about feature The Avengers and relates his career to that of the NBA’s Jeremy Lin.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 18th, 2012

Rather than utilizing the traditional autobiographical structure, his new memoir Dropped Names chronicles his memories and experiences with over 60 famous friends who have passed away. “I think my life story is more interesting told that way and…it’s only a piece of my life. I’m a supporting player. When I tried to do a biography of my own life, I fell asleep over the pen…I was disinterested in it,” Langella tells Tavis.

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Interview
Airdate: April 20, 2012

The Oscar nominee and three-time Tony winner discusses his memoir, Dropped Names, why he decided to tell his story through his relations with people and why he’s been particularly selective in the roles he’s chosen throughout his career.