Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley features a unique mix of news and pop culture to create a thought-provoking and entertaining program. A hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, it features interviews with artists, activists, news makers, politicians and everyday people.

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Musician Wyclef Jean


The musician discusses his latest and eighth studio album, Carnival Three.

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Singer-Songwriters Alan and Marilyn Bergman


The lyricists discuss their latest project, Chasing Mem'ries: A Different Kind of Musical.

Writer-Director Dee Rees and Actor Jason Mitchell


The writer-director and actor discuss their film Mudbound.

Journalist Adam Nagourney


The journalist discusses Trump, the surging Democrats, Roy Moore and much more.

Documentarian Jon Alpert


The filmmaker discusses his latest project Cuba and the Cameraman.

Novelist and Social Justice Advocate Khary Lazarre-White


The author discusses his debut novel Passage.

Journalist Sarah van Gelder


The author discusses her latest book The Revolution Where You Live.