The fourth season of Variety and PBS SoCal’s award-winning “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors” will premiere Sunday night, June 12. The season will feature intimate conversations about filming sex scenes, race and gender and fame with talent from some of this year’s most notable TV programs, including “American Horror Story: Hotel,” “Shades of Blue,” “Game of Thrones,” “Master of None,” “American Crime Story” and “Outlander.”
The first episode of the season, which airs Sunday at 7 p.m. on PBS SoCal, will feature the following pairings: Lady Gaga of “American Horror Story: Hotel” with Jamie Lee Curtis of “Scream Queens”; Courtney B. Vance of “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” with Tracee Ellis Ross of “Black-ish”; Jennifer Lopez of “Shades of Blue” with Felicity Huffman of “American Crime”; Aaron Paul of “The Path” with Tom Hiddleston of “The Night Manager”; and Emilia Clarke of “Game of Thrones” with Jay Duplass of “Transparent.”
The second episode, which airs on June 19 at 7 p.m. on PBS SoCal, will feature Sarah Paulson of “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson” with Bobby Cannavale of “Vinyl”; Kerry Washington of “Confirmation” with Aziz Ansari of “Master of None”; Rami Malek of “Mr. Robot” with Kirsten Dunst of “Fargo”; Rob Lowe of “The Grinder” with John Travolta of “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson”; and Patrick Stewart of “Blunt Talk” with Thomas Middleditch of “Silicon Valley.”
“Actors on Actors” will air on WNET in New York in June and will be distributed on PBS stations across the country in July. The show will also air nationally on World Channel on July 17 at 5 p.m and 6 p.m.