• Tavis Smiley -- Ruby Dee Tribute
    Ruby Dee Tribute
    Tavis reflects on the legacy of the legend of stage and screen and passionate ...
    Air Date 6/11/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- David Goodman, The Andrew Goodman Foundation
    David Goodman, The Andrew Goodman ...
    President of the foundation named after his brother, slain civil rights worker ...
    Air Date 5/25/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Comedian-filmmaker Mel Brooks – Part 2
    Comedian-filmmaker Mel Brooks – Part 2
    The filmmaking legend has stories to tell and recounts a few in the conclusion ...
    Air Date 5/15/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Comedian-filmmaker Mel Brooks – Part 1
    Comedian-filmmaker Mel Brooks – Part 1
    Brooks reflects on his career and shares his thoughts on his classic Western ...
    Air Date 5/14/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Director-writer Amma Asante
    Director-writer Amma Asante
    The British filmmaker discusses the kinds of films she likes to make and the ...
    Air Date 5/8/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- 'GMA' anchor Robin Roberts
    'GMA' anchor Robin Roberts
    The veteran broadcaster recounts lessons learned from her incredible journey, as ...
    Air Date 4/29/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor-producer Forest Whitaker
    Actor-producer Forest Whitaker
    The award-winning actor previews his latest film, the psychological thriller ...
    Air Date 2/27/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Harry Lennix
    Actor Harry Lennix
    The accomplished film, television and stage actor talks about his latest role, ...
    Air Date 2/25/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor
    Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor
    The British actor reflects on his work in "12 Years a Slave" and seeing the ...
    Air Date 2/13/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute
    Philip Seymour Hoffman Tribute
    Tavis remembers the critically acclaimed stage and screen star with highlights ...
    Air Date 2/3/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actor Bruce Dern
    Actor Bruce Dern
    The scion of a distinguished family of politicians and an Oscar nominee, Dern ...
    Air Date 1/15/2014
  • Tavis Smiley -- Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright
    Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright
    The versatile Tony-, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor explains the choices ...
    Air Date 11/20/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actress Nia Long
    Actress Nia Long
    The versatile actress discusses her role in the upcoming romantic comedy sequel ...
    Air Date 11/8/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Tower of Power's Stephen "Doc" Kupka & Emilio Castillo
    Tower of Power's Stephen "Doc" Kupka & ...
    Sax players, composers and founding members of the R&B-based Tower of Power ...
    Air Date 10/31/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate Esa-Pekka Salonen
    L.A. Philharmonic conductor laureate ...
    Salonen reflects on his illustrious career and shares memories of the opening of ...
    Air Date 10/24/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Political journalist John Nichols
    Political journalist John Nichols
    The pioneering political blogger unpacks "Dollarocracy," the text in which he ...
    Air Date 10/24/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Actress Marcia Gay Harden
    Actress Marcia Gay Harden
    The Oscar- and Tony-winning actress describes the premise of her latest film, ...
    Air Date 10/1/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Earth, Wind & Fire
    Earth, Wind & Fire
    Three of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band's founding members—Ralph Johnson, ...
    Air Date 9/4/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Terry McMillan
    Terry McMillan
    The best-selling author, whose work changed publishing and film, describes the ...
    Air Date 9/3/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- Comedian-actor Andrew Dice Clay
    Comedian-actor Andrew Dice Clay
    Clay reflects on his career and his serious acting turn in the new Woody Allen ...
    Air Date 7/23/2013
  • Tavis Smiley -- James Cromwell
    James Cromwell
    The Emmy & Oscar nominee reflects on his romantic lead role in the highly ...
    Air Date 7/18/2013