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AXS TV Presents Season Two Of 'THE BIG INTERVIEW', Hosted By Newsman Dan Rather, Premiering With Oliver Stone On Monday, February 24 At 8pE/5pP

Season Two Features All-New Interviews with Legendary Entertainers Such as Edward Norton; Jane Lynch; Carol Burnett; Crosby, Stills, & Nash, and More

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV headlines the second season of THE BIG INTERVIEW—hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather—with Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone, as the outspoken auteur sits down for a powerful hour of television, kicking-off 10 consecutive weeks of premieres on Monday, February 24, at 8pE/5pP. Season two features 10 all-new episodes, as some of the entertainment industry's biggest names reflect on their careers in these thought-provoking and in-depth interviews. The diverse roster of guests includes acclaimed actor Edward Norton, comedy queen Carol Burnett, Grammy-winning country crooner Darius Rucker, and many more.

"What separates THE BIG INTERVIEW from other entertainment programs, is that it provides a level of truth and insight that is rarely seen on television," said Mark Cuban, AXS TV founder. "Dan Rather has an incredible legacy in this business, and he knows how to connect—both with his audience and his subjects. He asks the questions that people want answers to, and he always gets the most out of every person he interviews. We're proud to have such a monumental talent on our network."

The schedule of episodes is as follows (all shows air at 8pE/5pP):

Monday, February 24OLIVER STONE: THE BIG INTERVIEW – THE BIG INTERVIEW launches into Oscar Week, as Dan Rather sits down with controversial filmmaker—and three-time Academy Award®-winner—Oliver Stone. The talented director opens up about his distinguished career, and frankly discusses the work of some of his contemporaries. The always-candid Stone also discusses his regrets, why Barack Obama's presidency wouldn't make an interesting film, and his latest project: a controversial 10-part series for Showtime, focusing on the history of the United States following World War II.

Monday, March 3EDWARD NORTON: THE BIG INTERVIEW – The night after the Academy Awards®, Oscar winner Edward Norton sits down for a rare interview. The extensive conversation covers a variety of topics, hitting on the actor's successful movie career and his passion for philanthropy.

Monday, March 10 – CROSBY, STILLS & NASH: THE BIG INTERVIEW – Dan Rather goes one on one with rock legends David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. The multiple GRAMMY® winners—and Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame alums—speak openly about their personal lives, friendships, and the music that defined a generation.

Also appearing on THE BIG INTERVIEW this season are trailblazing comediennes Jane Lynch (March 17) and Carol Burnett (March 24); beloved character actor Alan Alda (March 31); celebrated crime writer David Simon (April 7); saddle up for the Stagecoach Country Music Festival with fan-favorite country crooner Darius Rucker (April 21); and get ready for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with R&B mainstay Aaron Neville and a very special guest (April 28).


AXS TV delivers relevant, unpredictable and irreverent programming by presenting unfiltered access to today's top comedians, newsmakers, musical entertainers and their performances. Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions. AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other TV providers.  It is also distributed in Canada and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the website,; go to the Facebook page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram Tumblr  and YouTube.


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