Watch The Big Interview with Dan Rather

Veteran journalist Dan Rather conducts in-depth interviews with celebrities in this series on AXS TV. Although Rather made his career with serious reporting on topics such as the Vietnam war and various political crises, this series has Rather interviewing exclusively musical artists, many of them celebrities who appeal to fans of country music and classic rock.

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4 Seasons, 34 Episodes
November 18, 2013
8.6/10
Cast: Dan Rather
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The Big Interview with Dan Rather Full Episode Guide

  • Paul Shaffer is spotlighted.

  • The life and career of Boz Scaggs are spotlighted.

  • Dan Rather talks to country music superstar Travis Tritt about what country music was, is, and should be.

  • Carl and Rob Reiner share stories from some of their biggest hit movies and television shows, as well as their views on politics today and the secret to good comedy writing.

  • Academy award-winning actor, writer, director and musician Billy Bob Thornton sits down with Dan Rather for an insightful conversation about movies, music and why he has moved from the silver screen to the small screen.

  • REO Speedwagon sits down with Dan Rather to talk about making hits and the keys to their ongoing success.

  • An interview with Foreigner's founding member Mick Jones and original lead singer Lou Gramm. In their first interview together in over 20 years, they discuss music, their falling-out and what the future holds.

  • Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award-winning musician Cyndi Lauper chats with Dan Rather about her groundbreaking career.

  • Dan Rather sits down with legendary frontman Paul Stanley of KISS where he dishes on everything from his love of painting to how KISS became one of the most successful rock bands in music history.

  • Singer Steve Perry.

  • Dickey Betts is responsible for some of the Allman Brothers Band's biggest hits. The Ramblin' Man speaks with Dan Rather about coming out of retirement and carrying on the band's legacy.

  • Singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins.

  • Few country and bluegrass musicians are as revered as Ricky Skaggs, who speaks with Dan Rather about growing up under the tutelage of legends, and then becoming one himself.

  • Brian Setzer sits down with Dan Rather to discuss the Stray Cats, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, and his love for forgotten genres of music.

  • Bluesman Buddy Guy is interviewed.

  • Comedic genius Dan Aykroyd talks with Dan Rather about everything from Ghostbusters to his early days on SNL and the loss of his friend and fellow comedian, John Belushi.

  • Joan Baez is interviewed.

  • Dan Rather sits down with 3 members of the progressive rock band Kansas forty years after the release of their iconic song "Dust in the Wind."

  • In the all-new episode of The Big Interview, Dan Rather meets with the legendary Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, to discuss the band's career as well as their traumatic history following their tragic plane crash. They also discuss the band's undeniable legacy as they embark on a farewell tour!

  • This week, Dan Rather chats with one of the most iconic country singers in the game, Toby Keith onThe Big Interview! Toby Keith shares with Dan Rather his journey from humble beginnings in the oil field to stardom. Plus, they celebrate the 25th Anniversary of his breakout hit, "Should've Been A Cowboy"!

  • Rod Stewart is still rocking out fifty years into his career: he has a hit Las Vegas residency, continues to pack arenas around the world, and has a new album out. He's left his mark on rock & roll, and he talks to Dan Rather about his life and legacy.

  • In the 100th episode ofThe Big Interview with Dan Rather, two legends sit down together as Ringo Starr discusses what it was like as a Beatle, and the struggles and successes of his life since.

  • The Oak Ridge Boys discuss what they learned after fifty years of touring.

  • Legendary rocker John Mellencamp sits down with Dan Rather for a no holds barred interview touching on politics, race relations and the state of the country.

  • Legendary newsman Dan Rather sits down with STYX members Tommy Shaw, James Young and Lawrence Gowan for a candid conversation about the past, present and future of one of prog rock's most enduring bands.

  • Legendary newsman Dan Rather sits down with singer and actor Billy Ray Cyrus for an intimate conversation about the highs and lows of his career: from living in his car, to performing at the GRAMMYS┬«, and watching the careers of his daughters Miley Cyrus and Noah Cyrus take off.

  • Dan Rather sits down with Shania Twain, the best-selling female country music artist of all time, to discuss her brand new #1 album, released 15 years after a battle with Lyme disease nearly took away her ability to sing.

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