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ALEC BALDWIN SHOW, THE
Air Date: Sunday, November 04, 2018
Time Slot: 10:01 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#104) "Mike Myers, Cecile Richards"
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RICKY GERVAIS, JEFF BRIDGES, MIKE MYERS AND CECILE RICHARDS SHARE A CONVERSATION WITH ALEC ON 'THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW' ON ABC

"Ricky Gervais, Jeff Bridges" - Alec Baldwin welcomes two acclaimed guests and gives viewers a front-row seat to their engaging conversations on "The Alec Baldwin Show" SUNDAY, OCT. 28 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Comedic sensation Ricky Gervais joins Alec where they discuss his television roles and creations including the global hit "The Office," directing and his current ABC game show "Child Support." The award-winning comedian and actor shares his thoughts on stand-up today and his controversial jokes while hosting the Golden Globes(R). Next up is Oscar(R) winner Jeff Bridges who talks to Alec about his famous family and his early hesitation to commit to an acting career. Alec and Jeff look back at his five decades of work, the roster of directors with whom he has worked and the roles that have defined his career.

"Mike Myers, Cecile Richards" - On SUNDAY, NOV. 4 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EST), Alec sits down for two diverse and intriguing conversations as he welcomes multi-faceted actor and comedian, Mike Myers and former President of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards. First up is Mike Myers, the comedic chameleon, who talks to Alec about the first time he realized he was funny and how he got hired on "Saturday Night Live." The "Wayne's World" and "Austin Powers" creator talks about the roles that have made a lasting mark on pop culture and why he took a break from his successful career. Next, activist Cecile Richards joins Alec for a candid conversation starting with her mother, the late Ann Richards, former Governor of Texas, to her own career before taking the helm at Planned Parenthood. She shares her thoughts on the next woman to run for president and if her future plans include a run for office.

Among the upcoming guests sitting down with Golden Globe and Emmy(R) Award-winner Alec Baldwin this season are Robert F. Kennedy Jr., RuPaul, Kerry Washington, Sarah Jessica Parker, former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie, Regina King, Gloria Allred 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 - 12/29/18
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2018-2019 season)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
SEASON(S):
1 (11 episodes, 2 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
presumably canceled on 1/4/19
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