Along with hosting and executive producing The Wall, Chris Hardwick is an interviewer and podcaster, Nerdist head, Talking Dead host, and an up and coming film producer who inked a 3-picture deal with Blumhouse Productions. During The Wall interviews, I asked Hardwick about the secret to time management (at least for him). Video is below!!
Whether it’s serving as the host for the engaging late night talk show Watch What Happens Live or spearheading Radio Andy diverse programming, Andy Cohen is a busy man. During the NBCUniversal press tour, I asked Cohen if he continues to work whenever he gets home. For his answer, check out the video after the jump.
Director Jeff Nichols’ Loving, the story of how Richard and Mildred Loving’s (Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga) relationship led to the landmark Supreme Court case ‘Loving v. Virginia,’ is one of this year’s finest films. A huge reason for its creative success rests on the organic, lived-in performances delivered by its ensemble. Terri Abney, who plays Mildred’s loyal to the bone sister Garnet, talked to us about her personal acting journey.
If you loved Sterling K. Brown’s Emmy winning work on The People v. O.J. Simpson, his latest show This Is Us premieres on NBC Tuesday, September 20 (10/9c). Co-starring Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore, the program centers on several people who share the same birthday. With Dan Fogelman, co-writer of Crazy, Stupid, Love and director/scribe of Danny Collins, serving as the showrunner, This Is Us will should hit on all creative cylinders. In the video below, Brown talks about how he personally relates to his character’s journey in This Is Us.
Before his current run as Detective Jay Halstead on Chicago P.D., Jesse Lee Soffer cut his teeth as a child actor working in feature films (Matinee, Safe Passage, The Brady Bunch Movie) and in Soaps (Guiding Light, As The World Turns). During the NBC Universal Summer Press Tour I asked Soffer if he found any differences amidst the acting communities of New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
The Night Shift actors JR Lemon (Nurse Kenny Fournette) and Robert Bailey Jr. (Dr. Paul Cummings) have had different paths in their acting career. For Lemon, a former running back for the Stanford Cardinal, football was his biggest dream and Bailey Jr.’s acting inclinations grew at an early age. During our interviews with Lemon and Bailey Jr., they discussed how they embarked on their respective acting careers.
The most resonant aspect of American Ninja Warrior lies in the story behind each of the people who work their tails off year round to compete in a seemingly improbably obstacle course. During an interview with American Ninja Warrior’s Akbar Gbajabiamila, Kristine Leahy, and Matt Iseman, I asked them about being part of a program where these universal stories of adversity and triumph are at the forefront.