Tavis Smiley

Watch The National’s Matt Berninger Talk Hillary Clinton And Writing Songs With His Wife On Tavis Smiley

The PBS late-night host Tavis Smiley doesn't often have musicians on his show, though he has interviewed people like D'Angelo and Killer Mike in recent…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 11:00 am

J.J. Abrams & Tavis Smiley Plan TV Miniseries About Michael Jackson’s Last Days

Geek king J.J. Abrams, he of Star Wars/Star Trek/Lost/Cloverfield/Super 8 fame, recently got into the TV-about-music game as the co-creator of Cameron Crowe's new Showtime…
Collin Robinson | June 20, 2016 - 5:31 pm

Watch D’Angelo’s First TV Interview In Over A Decade On Tavis Smiley

D'Angelo's surprise year-end release of long anticipated Voodoo follow-up Black Messiah took the music world by storm. It was his first release in almost 15…
Caitlin White | September 4, 2015 - 3:07 pm

Watch Killer Mike Talk Rap And Racism On Tavis Smiley

Killer Mike is an amazing human being, and his well-articulated opinions about pretty much anything are always worth hearing. Last night, the rapper and activist…
Peter Helman | July 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm

Watch Tyler, The Creator Talk About Pleasantville On Tavis Smiley

The PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley never has musical guests, but he occasionally brings musicians onto his show for serious, in-depth conversations. Tyler, The…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2015 - 10:56 am

Watch Tavis Smiley’s Rare New TV Interview With Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell barely ever does TV these days, but she's got a new box set called Love Has Many Faces out. And yesterday, she promoted…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2014 - 9:49 am