LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV is proud to announce the return of THE BIG INTERVIEW, airing the season three premiere on Tuesday, January 13, at 8 p.m. ET. Hosted by venerable newsman Dan Rather, the series boasts exclusive, in-depth discussions with some of entertainment's biggest names, as the reporting legend gets them to open up about their personal lives and esteemed careers.
This season's lineup features probing and thought-provoking conversations, kicking off with critically acclaimed country star Wynonna Judd on January 13, the powerhouse singer, actress and philanthropist behind such genre smash hits as "She Is His Only Need" and "Love Can Build A Bridge." Then, on January 20, rock n' roll pioneer Carlos Santana talks about mentoring other artists, the birth of creativity, and the art of playing the guitar.
Also appearing on THE BIG INTERVIEW this season is celebrated country crooner Marty Stuart on January 27; beloved parody master "Weird Al" Yankovic on February 3; singer/songwriter Daryl Hall, one-half of the award-winning '70s pop duo Hall & Oates, on February 10; and the original king of comedy, himself, Don Rickles on February 17.
"Dan Rather has a unique ability to get the most out of his subjects, presenting viewers with a side of celebrities that is not often seen," said Michele M. Dix, AXS TV's senior vice president, programming and development. "AXS TV is proud to be able to bring THE BIG INTERVIEW back for a third season, loaded with insightful interviews with some of the biggest names in the business."
THE BIG INTERVIEW Schedule Includes:
Jan. 13 – 8 p.m. ET – Wynonna Judd
Jan. 20 – 8 p.m. ET – Carlos Santana
Jan. 27 – 8 p.m. ET – Marty Stuart
Feb. 3 – 8 p.m. ET – "Weird Al" Yankovic
Feb. 10 – 8 p.m. ET – Daryl Hall
Feb. 17 – 8 p.m. ET – Don Rickles
ABOUT AXS TV
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