Actress Viola Davis ("Fences") discusses her greatest performances, achievements, inspirations, and how the casting of actress Cicely Tyson as her mother in "How to Get Away with Murder" brought her acting dreams full circle.
Academy Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. ("Jerry Maguire") discusses his career, from his start as a break dancer in Los Angeles to his critically acclaimed titular role as O.J. Simpson in "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story."
Actress Kristen Wiig discusses her start as a troupe member of The Groundlings which led to her role as a series regular on "Saturday Night Live" and to her comedic and dramatic roles in films such as "Bridesmaids" and "Skeleton Twins."
Actor Steve Carell discusses his life and career, including his roles in "The Office," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Foxcatcher" as well as his Golden Globe-nominated role as money manager Mark Baum in "The Big Short."
Actor Jeff Daniels discusses his Emmy-winning role in "The Newsroom" as well as his role in the play, "Blackbird," and his movie roles, including "Steve Jobs," "Terms of Endearment," "The Purple Rose of Cairo," and many others.
Actor Christopher Meloni, starring in "Underground," discusses his role on the gritty prison drama"Oz" as well as his long-running role as Detective Elliot Stabler on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."
Actress Mariska Hargitay discusses her role as Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and what it was like to grow up as the daughter of actors Jayne Mansfield and Mickey Hargitay.
Discussing his career as an actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director, Neil Patrick Harris divulges how he reinvented himself after "Doogie Howser, M.D." and how he prepared for his award-winning performance in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."
"Arrested Development" cast members Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Portia de Rossi, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jessica Walter reunite to talk about the show, along with its creator, Mitchell Hurwitz.
"Modern Family" cast members Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O'Neill, Eric Stonestreet, and Sofía Vergara discuss their Emmy Award-winning sitcom, along with the show's producer, Steven Levitan.
James Lipton is joined by multi-talented actor Forest Whitaker who has made a name for himself in both film and television and recently won an Oscar for his portrayal of Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland."
Emmy Award-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show") discusses her extraordinary career in television comedy and her acclaimed cinema roles, including the role of Beth in "Ordinary People."
Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks ("Forrest Gump") joins James Lipton to talk candidly about his life and work, and the range of characters he has played in genre-spanning films, including "Splash," "Saving Private Ryan" and "Cast Away."
Academy Award-winning actor Anthony Hopkins ("The Silence of the Lambs") joins James Lipton to discuss his charity work, family life and film career, which includes his role as the infamous Hannibal Lecter.