Inside The Actor’s Studio

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 17 January, 8.30pm

James Lipton interviews renowned actor Liam Neeson. For almost fifteen years and more than 200 episodes, James Lipton has sat down with some of the world’s most accomplished actors and directors for penetrating, fascinating interviews. Lipton’s studious research and enlightened curiosity has inspired his guests to open up and confess their deepest thoughts about the art of acting.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 26 July, 8.30pm

Host James Lipton directs his questions towards the entire cast of ‘Mad Men’. Show creator Matt Weiner, Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Jared Harris and young Kiernan Shipka all feature. For almost fifteen years and more than 200 episodes, James Lipton has sat down with some of the world’s most accomplished actors and directors for penetrating, fascinating interviews. Lipton’s studious research and enlightened curiosity has inspired his guests to open up and confess their deepest thoughts about the art of acting. Hosted by New York’s famed New School For Social Research, each episode is taped before an audience of students at The Actors Studio Drama School.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 14 June, 8.30pm

Emeritus Professor James Lipton interviews actor George Clooney before a studio audience. For almost fifteen years and more than 200 episodes, James Lipton has sat down with some of the world’s most accomplished actors and directors for penetrating, fascinating interviews. Lipton’s studious research and enlightened curiosity has inspired his guests to open up and confess their deepest thoughts about the art of acting. Hosted by New York’s famed New School For Social Research, each episode is taped before an audience of students at The Actors Studio Drama School. In addition to his duties as the show’s executive producer and host, Lipton is also the Dean of the school. The series has been honoured with multiple Emmy Award nominations.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 15 September, 8.30pm

For almost fifteen years and more than 200 episodes, James Lipton has sat down with some of the world’s most accomplished actors and directors for penetrating, fascinating interviews. Lipton’s studious research and enlightened curiosity has inspired his guests to open up and confess their deepest… More thoughts about the art of acting.

This weeks guest – Jennifer Anniston.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 2 June, 8.30pm

Filmed before a live studio audience join host James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio as he probes the minds of the greatest actors and filmmakers ever to grace the silver screen in this Emmy-nominated question and answer-style interview, this weeks guest Bradley Cooper star of ‘The Hangover’.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 26 May, 8.30pm

Filmed before a live studio audience join host James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio as he probes the minds of the greatest actors and filmmakers ever to grace the silver screen in this Emmy-nominated question and answer-style interview, this weeks guest Betty White.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 19 May, 8.30pm

Filmed before a live studio audience join host James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio as he probes the minds of the greatest actors and filmmakers ever to grace the silver screen in this Emmy-nominated question and answer-style interview, this weeks guest Sean Combs.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 5 May, 8.30pm

Filmed before a live studio audience join host James Lipton, Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio as he probes the minds of the greatest actors and filmmakers ever to grace the silver screen in this Emmy-nominated question and answer-style interview, this weeks guest Colin Firth.

ARTS CHANNEL – Thursday 10 February at 8.30pm

James Lipton interviews: Sean Combes, currently known by his stage name Diddy, is an American record producer, rapper, actor, and men’s fashion designer. He has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and his clothing line earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America award.

The BOX – Friday 31 December, 7.30pm

The ultimate treat for fans of The Simpsons – an audience with the talented voiceover artists who create your favourite characters, as they talk about their work & answer questions from studio guests.

Dan Castellaneta (Homer & Grandpa Simpson) Julie Kavner (Marge Simpson), Nancy Cartwright (Bart Simpson), Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpson), Harry Shearer (Mr Burns, Ned Flanders) and Hank Azaria (Moe Szyslak, Police Chief Wiggum) join James Lipton to discuss how it all began, their favourite moments and what has made The Simpsons the most successful animated comedy of all time.