Amanpour & Company on PBS
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About Amanpour & Company
Anchor Christiane Amanpour leads the new series at 10:00 p.m. with one-on-one interviews with Christine Lagarde, president of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to the President of the United States. A roundtable with Amanpour and the program's four contributors – journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan – will follow.
At 11:00 p.m., Amanpour interviews Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, and actor Ethan Hawke, with contributor Hari Sreenivasan rounding out the episode with an interview featuring Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater artistic director Robert Battle.
"The Amanpour and Company team has an incredibly diverse and strong roster of guests planned for the first episodes of the program, demonstrating the breadth of issues this program will tackle," said Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET. "Amanpour and Company is a breath of fresh air in late night television, presenting serious discussions on topics of importance."
"I am eager to welcome PBS viewers to Amanpour and Company, and we have planned our first programs to give a broad look at the types of guests, topics and interview formats they can expect to see in the weeks and months ahead," said Christiane Amanpour. "The news has never moved faster, and our team of trusted reporters and producers are committed to seeking out and highlighting the real difference-makers to provide important context on a nightly basis."
Upcoming interviews by Christiane Amanpour include (subject to change):
Jose Andres, author of We Fed an Island
Gov. Jerry Brown
Julia Bacha, filmmaker, Naila and the Uprising
Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and constitutional scholar
Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Lisa Brennan Jobs, author of Small Fry
Zahira Kamal, Head of Faida
John Kerry, former Secretary of State
Sen. Angus King
Paul Krugman, American economist, Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and columnist for The New York Times
Fatima Farheen Mirza, author of A Place for Us
Sarah Jessica Parker, actress and co-founder of SJP for Hogarth
Jeffrey Toobin, legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker, and Alan Dershowitz, lawyer, academic and regular contributor and analyst to CNN and Fox News
Upcoming interviews by Amanpour and Company contributors include (subject to change):
Alan Alda, actor (Michel Martin)
Michael Arceneaux, New York Times best-selling author of I Can't Date Jesus (Alicia Menendez)
Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times (Walter Isaacson)
Preet Bharara, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Hari Sreenivasan)
Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker (Walter Isaacson)
Grant Hill, hall of fame NBA player, and Tamia Hill (Michel Martin)
Jameela Jamil, actress and model (Alicia Menendez)
M.I.A., rapper, songwriter, record producer and activist (Alicia Menendez)
Alexis Ohanian, General Partner at Initialized Capital and co-founder of Reddit (Hari Sreenivasan)
Ginni Rometty, chair, president and CEO of IBM (Walter Isaacson)
Tracey Ullman, actress and comedian
Damian Woetzel, president of the Juilliard School (Walter Isaacson)
Amanpour and Company will feature wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, entertainment, science and sports. Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. The new series, an expansion of CNN's flagship program Amanpour, will continue to air on CNN International weekdays.
Amanpour and Company is a collaboration between WLIW LLC for WNET, and CNN. For WNET: Neal Shapiro, Diane Masciale and Stephen Segaller are executives in charge.Show: Amanpour & Company
Available On: PBS
Stars: Christiane Amanpour