Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

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PBS SoCal and Variety presents Variety Studio: Actors on Actors, a series of half-hour specials that take you inside the biggest films of the year through candid conversations between some of today's most acclaimed actors.

Episode 901- premieres January 8 at 7 p.m.
This episode features Amy Adams (Vice) with Nicole Kidman (A Boy Erased/Destroyer), Mahershala Ali (Green Book) with John David Washington (BlacKkKlansman), and Felicity Jones (On the Basis of Sex) with Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians).

Episode 902- premieres January 8 at 7:30 p.m.
This episode features Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?) with Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther), Timothée Chalamet (Beautiful Boy) with Emma Stone (The Favourite), and Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns/A Quiet Place) with Hugh Jackman (The Front Runner).

Episode 903- premieres January 10 at 7 p.m.
This episode features John Krasinski (A Quiet Place) with Rosamund Pike (A Private War), Michael B. Jordan (Creed II /Black Panther) with Charlize Theron (Tully), and Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Kindergarten Teacher) with Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk).

Episode 904- premieres January 10 at 7:30 p.m.
This episode features Glenn Close (The Wife) with Sam Elliott (A Star is Born), Armie Hammer (On the Basis of Sex/Sorry to Bother You) with Dakota Johnson (Suspiria), and Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) with Viggo Mortensen (Green Book).

Episode 905- premieres January 10 at 8pm
This special episode features a half-hour conversation between Lady Gaga (A Star is Born) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns).

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.

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