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Overheard with Evan Smith

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.

Overheard with Evan Smith  
  • Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., Chairman of Special Olympics
    Friday, March 29
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of the Special Olympics, discusses what he has learned from the athletes. He also talks about the mission of a school reform organization he heads that focuses on social and emotional learning.
  • Sandra Cisneros, Author
    Sunday, March 31
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Through novels, short stories, essays and poems, author Sandra Cisneros explores the lives of the working-class and discusses her writing with host Evan Smith. Cisneros has received many awards including the National Medal of the Arts.
  • Sandra Cisneros, Author
    Friday, April 5
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Through novels, short stories, essays and poems, author Sandra Cisneros explores the lives of the working-class and discusses her writing with host Evan Smith. Cisneros has received many awards including the National Medal of the Arts.
  • Sean Spicer, Former Trump White House Press Secretary
    Sunday, April 7
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join the conversation with Sean Spicer, former Trump White House press secretary. Evan Smith asks the hard questions about Spicer's time in the White House, and his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President."
  • Sean Spicer, Former Trump White House Press Secretary
    Friday, April 12
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join the conversation with Sean Spicer, former Trump White House press secretary. Evan Smith asks the hard questions about Spicer's time in the White House, and his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President."
  • Roger McNamee, Investor and Author
    Sunday, April 14
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee mentored Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of the company. Still a large shareholder, he now thinks Facebook is destroying our democracy. The author of "Zucked" discusses the existential threat he believes the social network poses to society.
  • Roger McNamee, Investor and Author
    Friday, April 19
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Silicon Valley investor Roger McNamee mentored Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the early days of the company. Still a large shareholder, he now thinks Facebook is destroying our democracy. The author of "Zucked" discusses the existential threat he believes the social network poses to society.
  • Brene Brown, Researcher and Author
    Sunday, April 21
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Brene Brown, Researcher and Author
    Friday, April 26
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian and Author
    Sunday, April 28
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Douglas Brinkley, Presidential Historian and Author
    Friday, May 3
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.

 

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  • Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., Chairman of Special Olympics
    Monday, March 25
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of the Special Olympics, discusses what he has learned from the athletes. He also talks about the mission of a school reform organization he heads that focuses on social and emotional learning.
  • Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., Chairman of Special Olympics
    Sunday, March 24
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Timothy Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of the Special Olympics, discusses what he has learned from the athletes. He also talks about the mission of a school reform organization he heads that focuses on social and emotional learning.
  • Jason Reitman, Filmmaker
    Friday, March 22
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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."
  • Jason Reitman, Filmmaker
    Monday, March 18
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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."
  • Jason Reitman, Filmmaker
    Monday, March 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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."
  • Jason Reitman, Filmmaker
    Sunday, March 17
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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."
  • Brooklyn Decker, Actress
    Friday, March 15
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Brooklyn Decker, Actress
    Monday, March 11
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Brooklyn Decker, Actress
    Monday, March 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Brooklyn Decker, Actress
    Sunday, March 10
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Alejandro Escovedo, Rock Musician
    Friday, March 8
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician who talks with Evan about his decades long career and his latest album "The Crossing" that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams
  • Alejandro Escovedo, Rock Musician
    Monday, March 4
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician who talks with Evan about his decades long career and his latest album "The Crossing" that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams
  • Alejandro Escovedo, Rock Musician
    Monday, March 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician who talks with Evan about his decades long career and his latest album "The Crossing" that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams
  • Alejandro Escovedo, Rock Musician
    Sunday, March 3
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Alejandro Escovedo is a Mexican-American rock musician who talks with Evan about his decades long career and his latest album "The Crossing" that tells the tale of two boys, one from Mexico, one from Italy, who meet in Texas to chase their American rock and roll dreams
  • Andrew Bujalski, Writer/Director
    Friday, March 1
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Andrew Bujalski, Writer/Director
    Monday, February 25
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Andrew Bujalski, Writer/Director
    Monday, February 25
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Andrew Bujalski, Writer/Director
    Sunday, February 24
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    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.
  • Robert Rodriguez, Filmmaker
    Friday, February 22
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Robert Rodriguez is a maverick filmmaker whose first film "El Mariachi" launched his legendary career with a budget of just $7,000. Rodriguez joins Evan to talk about some of his past work ("From Dusk Till Dawn," "Sin City," "Spy Kids," "Machete") and his latest film "Alita: Battle Angel."
  • Robert Rodriguez, Filmmaker
    Monday, February 18
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Robert Rodriguez is a maverick filmmaker whose first film "El Mariachi" launched his legendary career with a budget of just $7,000. Rodriguez joins Evan to talk about some of his past work ("From Dusk Till Dawn," "Sin City," "Spy Kids," "Machete") and his latest film "Alita: Battle Angel."
  • Robert Rodriguez, Filmmaker
    Monday, February 18
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Robert Rodriguez is a maverick filmmaker whose first film "El Mariachi" launched his legendary career with a budget of just $7,000. Rodriguez joins Evan to talk about some of his past work ("From Dusk Till Dawn," "Sin City," "Spy Kids," "Machete") and his latest film "Alita: Battle Angel."
  • Robert Rodriguez, Filmmaker
    Sunday, February 17
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Robert Rodriguez is a maverick filmmaker whose first film "El Mariachi" launched his legendary career with a budget of just $7,000. Rodriguez joins Evan to talk about some of his past work ("From Dusk Till Dawn," "Sin City," "Spy Kids," "Machete") and his latest film "Alita: Battle Angel."
  • Bob Mould, Indie Rock Musician
    Friday, February 15
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bob Mould holds an iconic place in punk music history as part of the 1980s band Husker Du and the 1990s band Sugar. Mould visits with Evan about his legendary career and his newest album "Sunshine Rock."
  • Bob Mould, Indie Rock Musician
    Monday, February 11
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bob Mould holds an iconic place in punk music history as part of the 1980s band Husker Du and the 1990s band Sugar. Mould visits with Evan about his legendary career and his newest album "Sunshine Rock."
  • Bob Mould, Indie Rock Musician
    Monday, February 11
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bob Mould holds an iconic place in punk music history as part of the 1980s band Husker Du and the 1990s band Sugar. Mould visits with Evan about his legendary career and his newest album "Sunshine Rock."
  • Bob Mould, Indie Rock Musician
    Sunday, February 10
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Bob Mould holds an iconic place in punk music history as part of the 1980s band Husker Du and the 1990s band Sugar. Mould visits with Evan about his legendary career and his newest album "Sunshine Rock."
  • Lawrence O'donnell, Msnbc News Anchor
    Friday, February 8
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join a lively discussion of the most compelling stories of the day with Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" on MSNBC. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series "The West Wing," and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, "Mister Sterling."
  • Lawrence O'donnell, Msnbc News Anchor
    Monday, February 4
    11:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join a lively discussion of the most compelling stories of the day with Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" on MSNBC. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series "The West Wing," and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, "Mister Sterling."
  • Lawrence O'donnell, Msnbc News Anchor
    Monday, February 4
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join a lively discussion of the most compelling stories of the day with Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" on MSNBC. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series "The West Wing," and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, "Mister Sterling."
  • Lawrence O'donnell, Msnbc News Anchor
    Sunday, February 3
    11:00 pm on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join a lively discussion of the most compelling stories of the day with Lawrence O'Donnell, host of "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" on MSNBC. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series "The West Wing," and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, "Mister Sterling."
  • John Kerry, Former Secretary of State
    Friday, February 1
    4:00 am on UEN-TV 9.1
    Join Evan Smith's conversation with former Secretary of State John Kerry as they discuss the current political climate in Washington, and "Every Day Is Extra," Kerry's revealing memoir where he acknowledges lessons learned the hard way.