EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is celebrating the 100th episode of the raw, conversational interview series, Off Camera with Sam Jones. The award-winning director and photographer sits down with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard on Monday, April 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on AT&T AUDIENCE Network®.
Off Camera with Sam Jones invites audiences into the room with compelling creatives from all areas of entertainment. Viewers are treated to honest and thoughtful commentary from some of today's most iconic actors, musicians, athletes, entrepreneurs and more.
The show delivers one-on-one, in-depth discussions about artistic processes, creative choices, and insights that rarely surface in a 7-minute talk-show segment.
Robert Downey Jr., Judd Apatow, Matt Damon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, Mindy Kaling, Courteney Cox, Aaron Paul and more have shared their insights and personal creative journeys. Past episodes of Off Camera with Sam Jones are available to stream on DIRECTV and DIRECTV NOW.
"This is a great milestone for both the network and for Sam," said Christopher Long, head of AUDIENCE Network. "Sam's ability to attract high-caliber stars to his show is unrivalled and to have Ron Howard celebrate the 100th episode with us is a great honor and achievement."
Ron is an Academy Award-winning filmmaker for his critically acclaimed dramas: A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13 and The Da Vinci Code. Before directing, he appeared in hit shows like The Andy Griffith Show, Happy Days, The Music Man, American Graffiti and countless others. Ron was inducted into the 'Television Hall of Fame' in 2013. His TV and film contributions have garnered immense audiences and widespread critical acclaim.
Jones has directed episodes for many television series including Roadies for Showtime and award-winning music videos for the Foo Fighters and Cold War Kids. He's also directed documentaries I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco and Showtime's Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued.
He is also an acclaimed photographer whose seminal portraits of Former President Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Bob Dylan, Robert Downey Jr., Amy Adams, Jack Nicholson and many others have made the covers of Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ and Time.
A dressed-down, agenda-free interviewer, Sam brings viewers thoughtful, candid talks with some of the world's most fascinating personalities. The result? Real, unrehearsed commentary in a relaxed setting, provoking great stories along the way.
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