The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables



PBS SoCaL and the Hollywood Reporter present The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables series, which features Hollywood’s leading Academy Award-contender stars and talent in intimate discussions. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter’s Executive Editor Matthew Belloni and Features Editor Stephan Galloway, each Roundtable will feature six Oscar contenders, representing the top talent and performances of the year in their field. 

The five-part series will begin with an Actors roundtable and will be followed by the Directors roundtable, the Actresses roundtable, the Writers roundtable and the Producers roundtable. Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Steve McQueen, and Forest Whitaker are among the A-list stars slated to appear.  

Episode 1 - ACTORS
An intimate roundtable discussion highlighting the challenges of being an actor today. Featuring Matthew McConaughey 'Dallas Buyers Club', Forest Whitaker 'Lee Daniels' The Butler', Josh Brolin 'Labor Day', Jared Leto 'Dallas Buyers Club', Michael B. Jordan 'Fruitvale Station' and Jake Gyllenhaal 'Prisoners'. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni and Stephen Galloway. 

Episode 2 - DIRECTORS
An intimate roundtable discussion highlighting the challenges of being a director today. Featuring Paul Greengrass 'Captain Phillips', Steve McQueen '12 Years a Slave', David O. Russell 'American Hustle', Alfonso Cuaron 'Gravity', Lee Daniels 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and Ben Stiller 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty'. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni and Stephen Galloway.

Episode 3 - ACTRESSES
An intimate roundtable discussion highlighting the challenges of being an actress today. Featuring Oprah Winfrey 'Lee Daniels' The Butler', Julia Roberts 'August: Osage County', Lupita Nyong'o '12 Years a Slave', Amy Adams 'American Hustle', Octavia Spencer 'Fruitvale Station' and Emma Thompson 'Saving Mr. Banks'. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni and Stephen Galloway.

Episode 4 - WRITERS
An intimate roundtable discussion highlighting the challenges of being a writer today. Featuring George Clooney 'Monuments Men', Grant Heslov 'Monuments Men', Danny Strong 'Lee Daniels' The Butler', Jonas Cuaron 'Gravity', Julie Delpy 'Before Midnight', Nicole Holofcener 'Enough Said' and John Ridley '12 Years a Slave'. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni and Stephen Galloway. 

Episode 5 - PRODUCERS
An intimate roundtable discussion highlighting the challenges of being a producer today. Featuring Mark Wahlberg 'Lone Survivor', Chuck Roven 'American Hustle', David Heyman 'Gravity', Dede Gardner '12 Years a Slave', Pam Williams 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and Michael De Luca 'Captain Phillips'. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Matthew Belloni and Stephen Galloway. 


The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street 
An Emmy award-winning intimate roundtable conversation about everything that went into the making of one film: Martin Scorsese's drama, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'. Featuring director Martin Scorsese, writer Terence Winter, and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter's Stephen Galloway.


PBS SoCaL is the Presenting Station for The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables. For PBS SoCaL: President and CEO: Mel Rogers, COO: Andy Russell, Station Manager: Ed Miskevich, Executive Producer: Brenda Brkusic.


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