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 801

  • Benedict Cumberbatch (Patrick Melrose) with Claire Foy (The Crown)
  • Angela Bassett (9-1-1) with Laura Dern (The Tale)
  • Darren Criss (American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace) with Mandy Moore (This is Us)
  • Jason Bateman (Ozark) with Bill Hader (Barry)
  • Jessica Biel (The Sinner) with Alison Brie (GLOW)

Episode 802

  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace) with Sharon Stone (Mosaic)
  • Michael B. Jordan (Fahrenheit 451) with Issa Rae (Insecure)
  • Jeff Daniels (The Looming Tower) with Laura Linney (Ozark)
  • Tiffany Haddish (The Last O.G.) with John Legend (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert)
  • Edie Falco (Law & Order: True Crime) with J.K. Simmons (Counterpart)

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 2018 CINE Golden Eagle Award in the Variety, Talk Shows, and Special Events: Interview category, was named the winner of a 2018 Bronze 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, was named the winner of a 2017 Silver Telly Award for Branded Content/TV Entertainment Programming, and was nominated for a 2017 Los Angeles area Emmy Award in the category of Best Entertainment Programming.

For PBS SoCal

  • President and CEO: Andrew Russell
  • Sr. VP of Content & Distribution: Steve Purcell
  • Director of Program Development & Executive Producer of National Productions: Brenda Brkusic
  • Program Development Manager: Michelle Merker