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ALEC BALDWIN SHOW, THE
Air Date: Saturday, December 29, 2018
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#108) "Regina King, Gloria Allred"
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ALEC WELCOMES REGINA KING AND GLORIA ALLRED FOR A CONVERSATION ON A NEW EPISODE OF ABC'S 'THE ALEC BALDWIN SHOW,' SATURDAY, DEC. 29

"Regina King, Gloria Allred" - Alec Baldwin sits down for an hour of engaging conversations with award-winning actress and director Regina King, and attorney Gloria Allred, who has spent decades fighting for women and minority rights, on "The Alec Baldwin Show," SATURDAY, DEC. 29 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

First, Emmy(R) Award-winning actress Regina King joins Alec for a conversation about her impressive career on both sides of the camera and the fear she had to overcome when she decided to direct. King, a Los Angeles native, reminisces about her early fashion line and reasons for creating it after experiencing acting success, shares what inspires her now and talks about her return to the big screen after many years in her newest project, "If Beale Street Could Talk." The proud mom talks about her relationship with son Ian, a music producer and deejay, her love of comedy and what's next in her career.

Next, Gloria Allred sits downs with Alec where she shares her sense of duty for her work, the privilege she feels to be an attorney and her philosophy that guides her life. The successful lawyer and feminist discusses her early life as a single parent and why she delayed her application to law school until she was in her 30s. Allred talks about starting her own practice and focusing on women's rights from the beginning, and her decision to represent victims instead of the accused. She shares her thoughts on #MeToo and whether things have gotten better, the Bill Cosby case, the importance of equal pay and her continued fight for equal rights.

Guests who have appeared on "The Alec Baldwin Show" include Robert De Niro, Taraji P. Henson, Kim Kardashian West, Ricky Gervais, Jeff Bridges, Mike Myers, Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., RuPaul and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway.

"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. This episode carries a TV-14, DL parental guideline.

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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