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ALEC BALDWIN SHOW, THE
Air Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time Slot: 10:01 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#101) "Robert De Niro, Taraji P. Henson"
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SERIES PREMIERE

SMART, INTIMATE, COMPELLING AND UNFILTERED ... 'THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW,' PREMIERES SUNDAY, OCT. 14, ON ABC

Alec Welcomes Robert De Niro and Taraji P. Henson as His First Guests, Sunday, Oct. 14

Kim Kardashian West Sits Down With Alec, Sunday, Oct. 21

Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin stars in a brand-new, prime-time talk show bringing his unfiltered, provocative interview style to television with "The Alec Baldwin Show," premiering SUNDAY, OCT. 14 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. "The Alec Baldwin Show" gives viewers a front-row seat to in-depth, intimate and candid one-on-one conversations as Alec, a prolific entertainer and quick-witted personality, sits down with some of the most compelling celebrities and cultural icons of our time. Alec's distinctive interview style and extraordinary ability to draw out never-before-told personal stories, coupled with a newsworthy roster of guests, make for a captivating hour of television each week.

"Robert De Niro, Taraji P. Henson" - On SUNDAY, OCT. 14 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), the series premieres with a conversation with acting legend, successful businessman and native New Yorker, Robert De Niro. They discuss his unparalleled career, six children, synonymous affiliation with New York, success in restaurant and hotel business, and the current state of politics. Next up is Taraji P. Henson, the determined actress talks to Alec about fighting for her career, being a mom, her upcoming first marriage and the role that brought her back to television.

"Kim Kardashian West" - On SUNDAY, OCT. 21 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), reality star, entrepreneur and cultural phenom Kim Kardashian West spends the hour talking to Alec about her famous family including husband Kanye West, her impressive journey from reality star to entrepreneur and her recent political advocacy.

Among the guests sitting down with Baldwin this season are Robert F. Kennedy Jr., RuPaul, Kerry Washington, former President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards, Jeff Bridges, Sarah Jessica Parker, former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, Mike Myers, Regina King, Gloria Allred, Ricky Gervais and the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg.

"The Alec Baldwin Show" is executive produced by Jason Schrift, along with Baldwin and Mallory Schwartz via his El Dorado Pictures. The series is directed by Jerry Foley.

"The Alec Baldwin Show" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned to this program at a later date.

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ALEC BALDWIN SHOW, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/4/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2018)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, February 2018) ABC has picked up "Sundays with Alec Baldwin," a new one-hour talk show hosted by Oscar nominee and Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin, featuring one-on-one conversations with some of the most interesting people from American pop culture. From ABC and Baldwin's El Dorado Pictures, a sneak peek will air SUNDAY, MARCH 4 (11:35 p.m. EST/10:00 p.m. PST), following the 90th Oscars, on The ABC Television Network. "I'm excited about this show and grateful to ABC for taking a chance on me in what is, admittedly, a crowded field," said Baldwin. "I've enjoyed doing my podcast for WNYC and look forward to the challenge of doing a show on camera." "Alec's intellect, wit and wealth of life experience afford him a voice and perspective we haven't seen before in this format," said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. "When we shot the pilot, we knew immediately we had something special that we couldn't wait to share. We are excited to be working on a series that showcases Alec as one of today's most compelling conversationalists and highlights the type of intimate discussions that he has captured on his podcast for years."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as EP
· Jason Schrift as EP
GENRE(S):
· talk show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· El Dorado Pictures