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TV TALK SHOWS
Mon, April 24: Guests include Kobe Bryant, Kathryn Hahn and musical guest Big Boi.
Tue, April 25: Guests include John Oliver, Patton Oswalt and musical guest James Arthur.
Wed, April 26: Guests include Dr. Phil, Leslie Jones and musical guest Rick Ross ft. Young Thug and Wale.
Thu, April 27: Guests include Emma Watson, W. Kamau Bell, “Little Big Shots” Pizza Tossing Brothers and The Lucas Brothers.
Fri, April 28: Guests include Martin Short, Britt Robertson and Jessica Seinfeld.
Mon, April 24: Allison Janney, from the CBS comedy series “Mom”; Sheryl Sandberg; musical performance by Marty Stuart
Tue, April 25: Interview with and musical performance by John Legend; Kelly Osbourne; Dr. John sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Wed, April 26: America Ferrera; Thomas Middleditch; Dave & Virginia Grohl; Preservation Hall Band sitting in with Jon Batiste and Stay Human
Thu, April 27: LL Cool J, from the CBS drama series “NCIS: Los Angeles”; Phillipa Soo; musical performance by Gorillaz
Fri, April 28: Tom Hanks; Anna Baryshnikov, from the CBS comedy series “Superior Donuts”
Mon, April 24: Kumail Nanjiani, Representative Adam Schiff, indie rock band Real Estate
Tue, April 25: Hank Azaria, Vir Das
Wed, April 26: Dennis Quaid, Morena Baccarin, musician Nikki Lane
Thu, April 27: Freddie Highmore, Patton Oswalt, Pixies
Mon, April 24: 1. Actor Christoph Waltz 2. 2017 High School Rube Goldberg National Champions 3. Musical guest Kings of Leon
Tue, April 25: 1. Attorney and political contributor Van Jones 2. Snakes + reptiles with wildlife expert Jules Sylvester
Wed, April 26: 1. Actor Ted Danson 2. Panel and performance by Lorde
Thu, April 27: 1. Musical guest Incubus
Fri, April 28: 1. Magic Johnson 2. Actress Gabourey Sidibe (Book, ”This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare”) 3. Musical guest Dua Lipa
Mon, April 24: Guests Jason Sudeikis, Andrea Martin and Jan Böhmermann. Lucius sits-in with the 8G Band.
Tue, April 25: Guests Caitlyn Jenner, Buzz Bissinger and Nick Frost. Lucius sits-in with the 8G Band.
Wed, April 26: Guests James Spader, John Mellencamp and musical guest John Mellencamp. Lucius sits-in with the 8G Band.
Thu, April 27: Guests Senator Bernie Sanders, Ian McShane and musical guest RaeLynn. Lucius sits-in with the 8G Band.
Fri, April 28: Guests Jake Gyllenhaal, Whitney Cummings and musical guest Post Malone ft. Quavo of Migos and Metro Boomin. Charlie Benante sits-in with the 8G Band.
Mon, April 24: Guests include Briga Heelan with musical guest Ethan Gruska and guest Moshe Kasher.
Tue, April 25: Guests include Sanaa Lathan with musical guest Tennis System and guest Reid Scott.
Wed, April 26: Guests include Tyrese Gibson with musical guest Strand of Oaks and guest Jodie Comer.
Thu, April 27: Guests include Jonah Ray with musical guest Bonobo and guest JD Dillard.
Fri, April 28: Guests include Abigail Spencer with musical guests PartyBaby and guest Asia Kate Dillon.
Mon, April 24: Actor Jason Schwartzman; actress Nicole Richie; actor Geoffrey Rush; musical performance by Depeche Mode
Tue, April 25: Actress Amanda Peet; actor Kal Penn; actor Max Minghella; musical performance by Kaleo
Wed, April 26: Actress Salma Hayek; actress Elisabeth Moss; actor Eugenio Derbez; musical performance by The Head and the Heart
Thu, April 27: Actor Kurt Russell; actor Thomas Middleditch; comedian Russell Howard
Fri, April 28: Actor Alec Baldwin; actress Kerry Washington; musical performance by Jose Gonzalez
Mon, April 24: Allison Janney (“Mom”; Broadways’ “Six Degrees of Separation”); “View Your Deal” Oprah edition with Adam Glassman
Tue, April 25: The Political View with Governor John Kasich (author, “Two Paths: America Divided or United”); Kelly Osbourne (author, “There Is No F*cking Secret”)
Wed, April 26: Caitlyn Jenner (author, “The Secrets of My Life”)
Thu, April 27: Dr. Phil; Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant (authors, “Option B”)
Fri, April 28: Salma Hayek and Eugenio Derbez (“How to Be a Latin Lover”); Dr. Ian Smith (author, “Blast the Sugar Out!: Lower Blood Sugar, Lose Weight, Live Better”)
Mon, April 24: Academy Award-winning director and executive producer Ron Howard discusses his new television series; news anchor Chris Wragge, WCBS-TV, New York guest co-hosts; “Top Talker” radio personality Ellen K
Tue, April 25: Actor Taye Diggs; news anchor Irika Sargent, WBBM-TV, Chicago guest co-hosts; “Top Talker” Kevin Frazier (“Entertainment Tonight”)
Wed, April 26: Actor Hank Azaria; news anchor Jessica Dean, KYW-TV, Philadelphia guest co-hosts; “Top Talker” entertainment reporter Jessica Radloff (Glamour.com)
Thu, April 27: Actor and musician Kiefer Sutherland discusses his new country music album “Down in a Hole” and performs live; news anchor Elizabeth Cook, KPIX 5, San Francisco guest co-hosts; “Top Talker” entrepreneur Michael Heyward
Fri, April 28: Actor Joseph Fiennes discusses his upcoming drama series; actress Kathryn Hahn; news anchor Jan Jeffcoat, WUSA, Washington D.C. guest co-hosts
Sun, April 23: KIM ZOLCIAK-BIERMANN and ANDRE LEON TALLEY
Mon, April 24: PATRICIA ALTSCHUL and KELLY OSBOURNE
Tue, April 25: LEA MICHELE and ANDREA MARTIN
Wed, April 26: DORINDA MEDLEY and JOHN OLIVER
Thu, April 27: ALLISON JANNEY and JOHN BENJAMIN HICKEY
Escaping Polygamy on A&E (Tuesdays at 1o/9c) offers an interesting study into the polygamist lifestyle as it follows three sisters who left Salt Lake City’s The Order, some 10 years ago, and now help others break free from the often dangerous and abusive lifestyle. In the Feb. 14th episode, the sisters work with the temptation of wanting to return even after a successful escape.