It turns out Chris Hardwick is also a super-fan of "Better Call Saul." The comic returns to AMC's live after-show franchise as host of the hourlong "Talking Saul," which serves as a platform to dissect the twists and turns of the "Breaking Bad" prequel. Hardwick, who also fronts the network's "Walking Dead" post show, welcomes cast members, producers, celebrity fans and others immediately following select "Better Call Saul" episodes. Viewers interact by submitting questions and comments.
The popularity of AMC's "The Walking Dead" aftershow "Talking Dead" -- and specifically of host Chris Hardwick's conversationalist ability to bring out the best in guests -- has moved the network to create a year-round talk franchise. Each hourlong episode features Hardwick talking with a single guest (or series cast) from across the entertainment landscape. The in-depth interviews highlight the host's irreverent, authentic take on pop culture today, and audience interactivity affords fans a fresh destination to celebrate their favorite pop icons.
Chris Hardwick is more than happy to host this after-show for "The Walking Dead" franchise that serves as a platform for fans to further dissect the enormously popular zombie apocalypse shows. He's a big fan himself, after all. The bonus, he says, is now he gets paid to talk about something he'd normally be discussing with his friends anyway. "Talking Dead" airs live immediately following Sunday night presentations of "The Walking Dead" and its spinoff, "Fear the Walking Dead," and features Hardwick recapping the most recent episode, talking with fans, actors and producers, and taking questions and comments from viewers.
"The Preachers" offers a unique take on the genre of panel-discussion shows. Rather than using the likes of actors, journalists and comics, the faith-based show is hosted, as the title suggests, by religious figures.The four preachers who preside over the hourlong broadcast offer their unique views on pop culture, spirituality and the latest news. Cincinnati native John Gray is an associate pastor at Lakewood Church in Houston, E. Dewey Smith Jr. serves as a senior pastor at The House of Hope in Georgia, Orrick Quick is the founder of God Seekers Church in High Point, N.C., and Jamal Bryant is the founder of Baltimore's Empowerment Temple AME Church.
Host, columnist, and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria offers insightful analysis and interviews world leaders, artists, scientists, business leaders, global affairs analysts, and other cultural observers for the "Global Public Square." Zakaria is also a syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, a contributing editor for The Atlantic magazine, and hosts in-depth, prime-time specials for CNN Worldwide. "Fareed Zakaria GPS" was launched in 2008 and each week's program airs worldwide on CNN, from New York or other locations around the world. The program is characterized by smart debate and discussion on world events and public affairs, designed to help viewers understand the world around them and the newest thinking on the globe's biggest challenges.
Veteran journalist Soledad O'Brien, whose resume includes time at NBC and CNN, hosts this weekly newsmagazine that focuses on political and socioeconomic issues affecting America. "Matter of Fact" promises to provide balanced coverage of issues that will impact the future and discuss what's really going on in the country's political scene. The program includes interviews with decision makers and people who influence policy and can help institute changes. O'Brien says her goal with the show is "to expand the conversation around the issues that truly matter with those who are most directly able to impact our everyday lives."
Political commentator and author Fernando Espuelas hosts this weekly show that offers analysis of political and socioeconomic issues in America. The program promises to provide balanced coverage of issues that will impact the future, and discuss what's really going on in the country's political scene. The program includes interviews with decision makers and people who influence policy and can help effect change. The host explains that the show's goal is to "put information in context, in a conversation that shifts away from ideology, partisanship and inside-the-Beltway chatter."
Hosts Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson set out to redefine CBS' morning landscape with their lively and original reporting on international news stories and interviews with important figures in politics, business and entertainment on this weekday program. The team broadcasts from a new state-of-the-art studio in New York's legendary CBS Broadcast Center. In a departure from the usual network morning show, "CBS This Morning" does not have a weather anchor.
Reality-TV star Tanisha Thomas ("The Bad Girls Club") and TV personality Ben Aaron host this daily talk show that offers a comedic look at some of the bizarre moments that happen on TV. Thomas and Aaron inject their opinions -- and jokes -- into clips that are pulled from talk shows, reality shows and even news broadcasts. The hosts sometimes get the inside scoop from the featured bits as people in the clips visit the program to explain what went on. Aaron also heads out of the studio for man-on-the-street segments. The show is filmed on what is described as a "newly designed state-of-the-art set" that allows the hosts to spontaneously interact with the studio audience.