The Big Interview With Dan Rather returns toAXS TV for a star-studded fifth season fall cycle, premiering Tuesday, October 10 at 9pE/6pP. Hosted by award-winning newsman Dan Rather, the series features exclusive, in-depth discussions with some of the biggest names in music entertainment, as the celebrated journalist gets his A-List guests to open up as only he can.
The upcoming fall cycle puts the spotlight on nine all-new episodes, kicking off with Rather’s lively sit-down with Sharon Osbourne, the outspoken judge of the hit AXS TV series The X Factor UK, as she discusses her time on the show, her eclectic career, and her marriage to “The Godfather Of Heavy Metal” Ozzy Osbourne. AXS TV airs The X Factor UK on Sunday and Monday nights at 9pE/6pP.
The season also includes GRAMMY®-winning soul rockers The Doobie Brothers, featuring Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons, and John McFee (Oct. 17); as well as influential prog rock icon and RUSH frontman Geddy Lee (Oct. 24); versatile folk songstress Jewel (Oct. 31); actor and musician Kiefer Sutherland, discussing his award-winning film and television career, and his journey into Country music (Nov. 7); versatile blues-rock renaissance man Steve Miller (Nov. 14); groundbreaking guitar virtuoso Peter Frampton (Nov. 21); acclaimed E Street Band axe-man and actor Steven Van Zandt (Dec. 5) and more.
“For five seasons, The Big Interview has delivered in-depth and insightful conversations with some of the most influential figures in entertainment,” said Evan Haiman, vice president of music programming and production. “The series’ upcoming fall cycle is a continuation of the acclaimed programming our viewers have become accustomed to, as Dan Rather sits down with a fresh roster of artists who have shaped pop culture for generations of fans—getting them to open up about their unique lives and storied careers as only he can, and offering viewers a rare chance to see their favorite stars in a whole new light.”