PBS SoCaL and the Hollywood Reporter present The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables series, which features Hollywood’s leading Academy Award-contender stars and talent in intimate discussions. Moderated by the Hollywood Reporter’s Matthew Belloni and Stephan Galloway, each Roundtable will feature six Oscar contenders, representing the top talent and performances of the year in their field.

The five-part series will begin with an Actors roundtable and will be followed by the Directors roundtable, the Actresses roundtable, the Writers roundtable and the Producers roundtable. Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey, Steve McQueen, Forest Whitaker and Jake Gyllenhaal are among the A-list stars slated to appear.

Broadcast of the five-part series kicks off December 22nd and will continue premiering episodes during the holiday season through December 30th on PBS SoCaL.


Episode 1 – ACTORS, will premiere on Sunday December 22, 2013 at 7:00pm

Episode 2 – DIRECTORS, will premiere on Monday December 23, 2013 at 7:00pm

Episode 3 – ACTRESSES, will premiere on Sunday December 29, 2013 at 6:30pm

Episode 4 – WRITERS, will premiere on Monday December 30, 2013 at 7:00pm

Episode 5 – PRODUCERS, will premiere on Monday December 30, 2013 at 8:00pm

Check out a preview of Jake’s episode (ACTORS) below: