Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

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PBS SoCal and Variety present Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, a series of one-hour specials that take you inside the biggest television programs of the year through candid conversations with some of today's most acclaimed actors.

Episode 601- premieres June 13 at 8 p.m.
This episode features Thandie Newton (Westworld) and Oprah Winfrey (The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks), Kevin Bacon (I Love Dick) and John Lithgow (The Crown), Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce) and Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies), Freida Pinto (Guerrilla) with Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us), and Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls) with Constance Zimmer (UnREAL).

Episode 602- premieres June 13 at 9 p.m.
This episode features Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) with Ewan McGregor (Fargo), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) and Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld), Pamela Adlon (Better Things) and Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), Riz Ahmed (The Night Of) and Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale), Brit Marling (The OA) and Issa Rae (Insecure), and Anthony Anderson (Black- ish) with Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory).

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors was named the winner of a 2016 Los Angeles area Emmy® Award and a 2015 Los Angeles area Emmy® Award in the category of Best Entertainment Programming, was named the winner of a 2017 Silver Telly Award for Branded Content/TV Entertainment Programming, was named the winner of a 2017 CINE Golden Eagle Award in the Variety, Talk Shows, and Special Events: Interview category, and was nominated for a 2017 Los Angeles area Emmy Award in the category of Best Entertainment Programming.

For PBS SoCal

  • President and CEO, and Series Executive Producer: Andrew Russell
  • Executive Producer of Program Development & National Productions and Series Executive Producer: Brenda Brkusic
  • Station Manager: Ed Miskevich
  • Program Development Coordinator: Michelle Merker