A re-airing of Norman's appearance on the Tavis Smiley podcast, Tavis Talks. The legendary television producer discusses the definitive chronicle documentary of his life, work, and achievements, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You.
Writer, Director, Producer Judd Apatow joins Norman solo in studio to talk about his upcoming projects, producing The Big Sick, his parents divorce helping influence his comedy, his upcoming stand up special, and how his kids contribute to his humor. Plus, Norman talks about working with Frank Sinatra and Jerry Lewis.
Former CEO of Paramount Pictures Sherry Lansing joins Norman and Paul to talk about breaking doors down for women in the industry, the films she put in motion for Paramount, her marriage to director William Friedkin, and why she never pursued an acting career.
Director and legend Rob Reiner sits down with Norman and Paul to discuss what its like growing up around Norman and friends of his father, getting a helping hand from Cary Grant, being in High School drama class with Albert Brooks and Richard Dreyfuss, and working with Norman on getting his first films off the ground. Plus, he talks about his latest film with Woody Harrelson, LBJ.
Actor John C. McGinley sits down with Norman and Paul to talk about his work with Oliver Stone, putting your body through physical changes for a role, how actors self-sabotage themselves during the audition process, what it feels like when you've got Elvis dust, and advocating and working for people with down syndrome.
Producer Brian Grazer joins Norman and Paul to talk about his extensive career, how something like The Nutty Professor succeeds, his 16 Emmy nominations, how his career got started, writing Splash, his friendship/work with Ron Howard, and his maybe date with Princess Diana.
Musician and producer T-Bone Burnett joins Norman and Paul to discuss how he got his nickname, his writing process, modern music mirroring the musical push-back of the 60's, the story of his new musical about Roy Rogers, and a little Buddy Holly jamming. Plus, he gives us a sneak peek at one of his new songs.
Writer, speechwriter, producer, and fellow podcaster Jon Lovett joins Norman and Paul to talk about his show Lovett or Leave It, working on Pod Save America, writing speeches for Hillary Clinton and jokes for Barack Obama, and having a personal experience when Ellen DeGeneres came out of the closet on her TV show.