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Overheard with Evan Smith

Next Airing: Wed, Apr 21st, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV

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OVERHEARD WITH EVAN SMITH brings you in-depth interviews with today's most fascinating public figures. You'll meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, business people - anyone who's at the center of things. Join us for smart interviews with the country's most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.


  • Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, Journalists

    Politico's Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman discuss their book, "The Hill to Die On," a look at the Capitol Hill battle for power.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 21st, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/29/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Ani Difranco, Singer-Songwriter

    Grammy winner Ani DiFranco discusses her memoir "No Walls and the Recurring Dream" and the independent spirit that infuses her music.

    Next Airing: Fri, Apr 23rd, 2021 at 4:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/5/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Amy Bloom, Author

    Amy Bloom is the author of two New York Times best-sellers, three collections of short stories, a children's book and a collection of essays. She has been a nominee for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Bloom has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, O Magazine and Vogue. Her latest novel is titled White Houses.

    Next Airing: Wed, Apr 28th, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 3/21/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • George W. Bush, Former President

    Former President George W. Bush discusses politics and his latest book about immigrants.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 5th, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 4/24/2021 to 4/23/2023
  • Walter Mosley, Author

    Walter Mosley is a best-selling author. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA's Lifetime Achievement Award, and several NAACP Image awards. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. His short fiction has appeared in a wide array of publications, including The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, Los Angeles Times Magazine, and Playboy, and his nonfiction has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and The Nation.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 12th, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/11/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Brene Brown, Researcher and Author

    Brene Brown discusses her latest book "Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations." Evan Smith also asks about her research on courage, vulnerability, shame, empathy, and the TEDx Houston talk that has garnered more than 36 million views.

    Next Airing: Wed, May 19th, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 6/10/2020 to 6/9/2022
  • Jason Reitman, Filmmaker

    Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Jason Reitman discusses his current film "The Front Runner," which he co-wrote and directed. Reitman also talks with Evan Smith about his fascinating career that includes the films "Thank You For Smoking," "Juno," and "Up In The Air."

    Next Airing: Wed, May 26th, 2021 at 11:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 12/5/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Brooklyn Decker, Actress

    Making the transition from model to actress and entrepreneur, Brooklyn Decker discusses with Evan Smith her role in the popular Netflix comedy "Grace and Frankie," her new fashion start-up, and balancing work with motherhood.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jun 18th, 2021 at 4:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/9/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian and Author

    Presidential historian and author Douglas Brinkley discusses his book "American Moonshot," a chronicle of the turbulent 1960s and JFK's audacious plan to put a man on the moon.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jun 25th, 2021 at 4:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/24/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Tim O'brien, Author

    Tim O'Brien, author of "The Things They Carried" talks about his latest book, "Dad's Maybe Book."

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 2nd, 2021 at 4:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/13/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • John Cameron Mitchell, Actor & Director

    Tony Award-winning actor John Cameron Mitchell discusses his groundbreaking career.

    Next Airing: Fri, Jul 9th, 2021 at 4:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 2/5/2020 to 2/4/2022
  • Ana Marie Cox, Political Columnist

    Ana Marie Cox is a political columnist and culture critic. She conducts the "Talk" interviews featured in The New York Times Magazine. She also hosts "With Friends Like These," a podcast from Crooked Media. She was the senior political correspondent for MTV News from 2016 until they pivoted to video. Since starting the political blog Wonkette in 2004, she has worked at outlets including Time magazine, GQ, Air America, and The Guardian.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/18/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Andrew Bujalski, Writer/Director

    Learn about independent filmmaking with writer/director Andrew Bujalski. The New York Times called his first film one of the most influential of the '00s. Bujalski discusses his latest movie, Support the Girls, a NYT Critic's Pick.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/24/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Anne Lamott, Author

    With self-effacing humor, author Anne Lamott discusses the books she writes that take on difficult subjects - alcoholism, loss, motherhood, and more. This New York Times best selling author is past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 11/7/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Ed Zwick, Filmmaker

    Filmmaker Ed Zwick discusses his celebrated Hollywood career and his latest film "Trial by Fire" starring Laura Dern.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/15/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Robyn Hitchcock, Singer-Songwriter

    English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock of The Soft Boys talks about his enduring career.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 1/29/2020 to 1/28/2022
  • Sally Kohn, Writer/Activist

    Sally Kohn is a writer, activist and political commentator. She hosts the State of Resistance podcast and frequently appears on CNN as a political commentator. Kohn has written for the Washington Post, New York Time, New York Magazine and many more. She has given multiple TED talks, garnering over 3 million views. Kohn's latest book is titled The Opposite of Hate.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 3/28/2018 to 10/1/2021
  • Sean Penn, Actor/Author

    Sean Penn is an actor, producer, director and writer. He is best known for his roles in Mystic River, I Am Sam and Milk. Penn has worked on over 100 theater and film productions and has been nominated for five Academy Awards, a Directors Guild and Writers Guild Award, and won two Oscars. His written work has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times and The San Francisco Chronicle. His first novel is titled Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff: A Novel.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 5/2/2018 to 10/1/2021