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

Premiering Friday, July 17th and Friday, July 24th, episodes of this the Emmy® Award-winning series will air on PBS SoCal. All 30-minute episodes will also be available on this site, the free PBS Video app, as well as Roku, FireTV, AppleTV and AndroidTV.

S12 E1: Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Jackman and more - premieres July 17, 2020 at 8pm
This episode features Regina King (Watchmen) with Reese Witherspoon (Little Fires Everywhere), Anne Hathaway (Modern Love) with Hugh Jackman (Bad Education) and Kieran Culkin (Succession) with Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek).

S12 E2: Sandra Oh, Kerry Washington and more - premieres July 17, 2020 at 8:30 p.m.
This episode features Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) with Kerry Washington (Little Fires Everywhere), Tessa Thompson (West World) with Ramy Youssef (Ramy) and Russell Crowe (The Loudest Voice in the Room) with Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies).

S12 E3: Jennifer Aniston, Patrick Stewart and more - premieres July 24, 2020 at 8 p.m.
This episode features Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show) with Lisa Kudrow (Space Force), Daveed Diggs (Snowpiercer) with Anthony Mackie (Altered Carbon) and Henry Cavill (The Witcher) with Patrick Stewart (Picard).

S12 E4: Zendaya, Paul Rudd and more - premieres July 24, 2020 at 8:30 p.m.
This episode features Claire Danes (Homeland) with Damian Lewis (Billions), Zendaya (Euphoria) with Mj Rodriquez (Pose) and Chris Evans (Defending Jacob) with Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself).

"Variety Studio: Actors on Actors" was the winner of a 2019 national Daytime Emmy Award, 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 Bronze Telly Award for Branded Content/TV Entertainment Programming, was named the winner of a 2017 Silver Telly Award for Branded Content/TV Entertainment Programming, was named the winner of a 2018 and 2017 CINE Golden Eagle Award in the Variety, Talk Shows, and Special Events: Interview category, was nominated for a 2018 Los Angeles area Emmy Award in the Category of Best Arts Programming, and was nominated for a 2018 and 2017 Los Angeles area Emmy Award in the category of Best Entertainment Programming.

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