Tavis Smiley features a unique mix of news and pop culture to create a thought-provoking and entertaining program. A hybrid of news, issues and entertainment, it features interviews with artists, activists, news makers, politicians and everyday people.Visit Tavis Smiley Website
Full Episodes1165See All
Grammy-winner, Carlos Santana is one of the world's best-known musical signatures.
Actor, writer, Carl Reiner has a new book, Why & When The Dick Van Dyke Show Was Born.
Robert C. O’Brien handles high-profile cases & Kurtis Lee is a reporter for the LA Times.
Richard Dreyfuss discuss his role as Bernie Madoff in the ABC mini-series, "Madoff."
The Oscar nominated actress discusses her role in the latest David O. Russell film, "Joy."
The influential USC professor & author on his fascinating new book, "Let the People Rule."
The influential pollster offers his take on the G.O.P. field.
PART 2 of our tribute to the legendary musician, who passed away Monday at the age of 67.
Tom McCarthy is an award-winning actor, writer and director.
Adam Nagourney served as The New York Times' correspondent. Pilar Marrero is a reporter.
Roger Guenveur Smith is an actor and director who discusses his play, "The Mountaintop."
Director Lenny Abrahamson's film, "Room" received several Oscar nominations.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the subject an the HBO doc and also has a novel "Mycroft Holmes."
Mike Binder is screenwriter/director with a new thriller entitled,"Keep Calm."
Tim Robbins is co-founder of the Actors' Gang and Bryonn Bain is a prison activist.
Nader made headlines with "Unsafe at Any Speed" and has written many political books.
Premieres Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Tavis presents a narrative of the frontlines of reform in juvenile justice.
Premieres Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Tavis previews next week's primetime special:TavisSmileyReports, "Too Important to Fail."
Tavis discusses his two most influential teachers.
The struggle many African American males face when trying to stay in school.
Tavis previews the week-long series of shows exploring the People's Rebuplic of China.
Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.
Bring home the complete collection: DVDs, Blu-rays, books, gifts and more. Visit ShopPBS.
Detroit Public TV helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now