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Tavis Smiley (TV Series 2004– ) Poster

(2004– )

Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Jonathan X ... (1,943 episodes, 2004-2017)
Greg Schowengerdt ... (7 episodes, 2015-2016)

Series Writing Credits  

Jeremy Berry ... (3 episodes, 2009-2010)
Neal Kendall ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

Tavis Smiley ...  Himself - Host / ... 2,190 episodes, 2004-2017
Cornel West ...  Himself 28 episodes, 2004-2013
Bernie Sanders ...  Himself - Guest / ... 14 episodes, 2009-2017
Harry Belafonte ...  Himself 11 episodes, 2004-2017
Jesse Jackson ...  Himself / ... 11 episodes, 2004-2015
Newt Gingrich ...  Himself 10 episodes, 2004-2013
Suze Orman ...  Herself 10 episodes, 2005-2012
Richard Haass Richard Haass ...  Himself / ... 10 episodes, 2006-2017
Arianna Huffington ...  Herself 8 episodes, 2007-2016
Connie Rice Connie Rice ...  Herself / ... 7 episodes, 2005-2016
Michael Moore ...  Himself - Guest 7 episodes, 2004-2012
Smokey Robinson ...  Himself / ... 7 episodes, 2004-2017
Jim Wallis Jim Wallis ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2005-2017
Don Cheadle ...  Himself - Guest 7 episodes, 2005-2016
Joseph Stiglitz Joseph Stiglitz ...  Himself / ... 7 episodes, 2008-2017
Julianne Malveaux Julianne Malveaux ...  Herself 7 episodes, 2008-2016
Robert Reich ...  Himself / ... 7 episodes, 2010-2017
Jeffrey Sachs ...  Himself / ... 7 episodes, 2011-2015
Kevin Costner ...  Himself - Guest 7 episodes, 2012-2015
Marc H. Morial Marc H. Morial ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2005-2010
Amy Goodman ...  Herself / ... 6 episodes, 2008-2017
Rob Reiner ...  Himself - Guest 6 episodes, 2007-2017
Ralph Nader ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2017
Al Jarreau ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2014
Dick Van Dyke ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2005-2017
Herbie Hancock ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2005-2015
John Lewis ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2005-2013
Reza Aslan ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2006-2017
Laura Dern ...  Herself - Guest 6 episodes, 2006-2017
Frank Luntz ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2007-2016
Larry King ...  Himself / ... 6 episodes, 2009-2014
John Mellencamp ...  Himself 6 episodes, 2010-2017
Cicely Tyson ...  Herself - Guest 5 episodes, 2005-2015
Sally Field ...  Herself - Guest 5 episodes, 2012-2016
Carl Reiner ...  Himself - Guest 5 episodes, 2014-2017
Roseanne Barr ...  Herself - Guest 5 episodes, 2009-2016
Alan Alda ...  Himself - Guest 5 episodes, 2004-2017
Michael Eric Dyson ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2004-2017
Maxine Waters ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2004-2017
Ben Harper ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2004-2016
Eddie Levert Eddie Levert ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2004-2012
Bob Herbert Bob Herbert ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2004-2011
Raphael Saadiq ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2004-2011
Barack Obama ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2004-2008
BeBe Winans ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2005-2017
Tim Robbins ...  Himself - Guest 5 episodes, 2005-2016
Mary J. Blige ...  Herself - Guest 5 episodes, 2005-2013
Forest Whitaker ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2006-2014
Taylor Branch ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2006-2013
Jimmy Carter ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2006-2013
Clarence B. Jones ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2006-2011
Bill Moyers ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2007-2017
Ronald Brownstein ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2007-2014
Clayborne Carson ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2007-2013
Tom Morello ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2008-2017
Shelby Lynne ...  Herself / ... 5 episodes, 2008-2014
Adam Nagourney ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2009-2017
Thomas Saenz Thomas Saenz ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2010-2017
Jonathan Butler Jonathan Butler ...  Himself - Guest / ... 5 episodes, 2010-2016
Ethan Hawke ...  Himself - Guest 5 episodes, 2010-2013
T. Coraghessan Boyle T. Coraghessan Boyle ...  Himself / ... 5 episodes, 2011-2015
Alan Bergman Alan Bergman ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2012-2017
Marilyn Bergman Marilyn Bergman ...  Herself 5 episodes, 2012-2017
Erin Brockovich-Ellis ...  Herself - Guest / ... 5 episodes, 2012-2016
John Graham John Graham ...  Himself 5 episodes, 2012-2013
Annie Leibovitz ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2006-2008
Berry Gordy ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2009-2014
Matthew Weiner ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2009-2014
Jeff Bridges ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2009-2015
Quincy Jones ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2014
Jonathan Demme ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2007-2012
Ken Burns ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2009-2014
Morgan Freeman ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2009-2012
Elizabeth Warren ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2011-2014
Adam Winkler Adam Winkler ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2014-2017
Frank Langella ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2009-2014
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2017
Deepak Chopra ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2017
Felicity Huffman ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2004-2017
D.L. Hughley ...  Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2016
Talib Kweli ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2016
Nas ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2014
Pierce Brosnan ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2004-2013
George Wallace ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2013
Cedric the Entertainer ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2012
Iyanla Vanzant ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2012
Danny Glover ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2004-2011
Ice-T ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2004-2011
Blair Underwood ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2004-2011
Ian Smith Ian Smith ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2004-2010
Maya Angelou ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2004-2009
Bill Maher ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2004-2009
Lionel Richie ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2004-2009
Drew Carey ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2005-2017
Howard Dean ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2005-2017
Mary Frances Berry Mary Frances Berry ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2005-2016
Thomas Friedman ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2005-2016
Macy Gray ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2005-2016
Thandie Newton ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2005-2016
Verdine White ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2005-2016
Isaiah Washington ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2005-2015
Philip Bailey ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2005-2014
India Arie ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2005-2013
Diahann Carroll ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2005-2013
Michael Chiklis ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2005-2013
Antonio Villaraigosa ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2005-2011
Royce Osborn Royce Osborn ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2005-2006
John Lithgow ...  Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2006-2017
Bob Newhart ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2006-2017
Kristin Chenoweth ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2006-2016
Antonio Gonzalez Antonio Gonzalez ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006-2016
Anthony Mackie ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006-2016
Elijah Wood ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2006-2015
Ne-Yo ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2006-2011
Chuck D ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2007-2017
Wyclef Jean ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2007-2017
Ron Suskind ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2007-2017
Anne Heche ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2007-2015
Seal ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2007-2015
James Taylor ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2007-2015
Tom Brokaw ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2007-2011
David Ignatius ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2007-2011
David Frum ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2008-2017
Salman Rushdie ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2008-2017
Jeremy Scahill ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008-2017
Joshua Bell ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2008-2016
Amos Lee ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2008-2014
Ben Kingsley ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2008-2013
Majora Carter Majora Carter ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008-2012
Chris Cillizza Chris Cillizza ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2008-2012
Trita Parsi Trita Parsi ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2009-2017
Benjamin Barber Benjamin Barber ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2009-2016
Bryan Cranston ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2009-2015
Ziggy Marley ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2009-2015
Hilda Solís Hilda Solís ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2009-2012
Dee Dee Bridgewater ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2017
Joan Walsh Joan Walsh ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2010-2017
Jamie Lee Curtis ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2010-2016
Carey Mulligan ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2010-2015
Dave Koz ...  Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2014
Peter Yarrow ...  Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2010-2014
Phyllis Bennis Phyllis Bennis ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2010-2012
J.J. Abrams ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2011-2015
Angelina Jolie ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2011-2015
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Gayle Tzemach Lemmon ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2011-2015
Marian Wright Edelman ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2011-2015
Vicki Escarra Vicki Escarra ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2011-2012
Frank Gehry ...  Himself - Guest / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2017
Nely Galan ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2012-2016
Glen Hansard ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2016
Randi Weingarten Randi Weingarten ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2012-2015
Mikhail Baryshnikov ...  Himself / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2014
Barbara Ehrenreich Barbara Ehrenreich ...  Herself / ... 4 episodes, 2012-2014
Matt Damon ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2012-2013
Sheryl WuDunn Sheryl WuDunn ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2012
Anjelica Huston ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2013-2015
Linda Ronstadt ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2013-2014
Mariana Chilton Mariana Chilton ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2013
Rose Ann DeMoro Rose Ann DeMoro ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2013
Marcia Fudge Marcia Fudge ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2013
Jonathan Kozol Jonathan Kozol ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013
Mel Brooks ...  Himself - Guest 4 episodes, 2014
Joan Rivers ...  Herself - Guest 4 episodes, 2014
Melissa Murray Melissa Murray ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2015-2017
Ringo Starr ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2015-2016
Jeremy Renner ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2009-2014
Magic Johnson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004-2012
Aaron Eckhart ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2006-2016
Ed Harris ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2006-2014
Robert Wagner ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2007-2016
Matt Bai ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2014
Eric Liu Eric Liu ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2017
Hillary Clinton ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2008-2016
Natalie Cole ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2008-2013
Tricia Rose Tricia Rose ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2009-2014
Melissa Etheridge ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Norah Jones ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2016
Graham Nash ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2016
Andrew Dice Clay ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2013-2016
Javier Bardem ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2011
Kem Kem ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2014
David Duchovny ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2011
Paul Ingrassia Paul Ingrassia ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009-2012
Stephen Dubner Stephen Dubner ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2014
Robert Greenwald ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2014-2016
Jada Pinkett Smith ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2017
Denzel Washington ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2017
Donna Brazile Donna Brazile ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2016
Stanley Nelson ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2016
Lenny Kravitz ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2015
Stanley Crouch ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2013
Dennis Haysbert ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2013
J.C. Watts J.C. Watts ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2012
Hill Harper ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004-2011
Wesley Clark ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2004-2010
Harold Ford ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004-2010
Mandy Moore ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2009
Prince ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2009
Patti LaBelle ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2008
Alonzo Mourning Alonzo Mourning ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004-2008
Mo'Nique ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2007
Spike Lee ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2004-2006
Michael McDonald ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2017
Paul Reiser ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2017
Brian McKnight ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2016
Laura Linney ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2005-2015
LeVar Burton ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2013
Ralph Johnson ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2013
Michael McKean ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2005-2013
Terrence Howard ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2005-2012
Láng Lang ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2005-2012
Jay Roach ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2012
Wynton Marsalis ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2011
Laurence Fishburne ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2010
Andrew Young ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2010
John Edwards ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2007
Bruce Gordon Bruce Gordon ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2005-2007
Andrew Sullivan ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2006-2017
Harry Lennix ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2016
George Benson ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2014
Lindsey Buckingham ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2014
T.I. ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2006-2012
Tom Selleck ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2006-2011
Maria Bartiromo ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2006-2010
Joe Klein ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2006-2010
Evan Bayh Evan Bayh ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2006-2008
Alan Arkin ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2006-2007
Eric Braeden ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007-2017
Walter Isaacson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007-2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007-2016
Joni Mitchell ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2015
David Talbot David Talbot ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007-2015
Buzz Aldrin ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2014
Nikki Giovanni ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2014
Toni Collette ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2007-2013
Paul Krugman ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2013
Nancy Wilson ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2007-2013
David Brody David Brody ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2007-2012
Common ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2007-2009
Mary Landrieu Mary Landrieu ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2007-2008
David Crosby ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2017
Holly Hunter ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2008-2017
Naomi Klein ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008-2017
Ben Stein ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2017
Chris Hedges Chris Hedges ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2016
Janet Napolitano Janet Napolitano ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008-2016
Carlos Santana ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2016
Susan Sarandon ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2008-2016
Lupe Fiasco ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2015
Josh Groban ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2015
Jewel Kilcher ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008-2015
Paul Rieckhoff ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2014
John Slattery ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2008-2014
David A. Stewart ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2008-2013
Phil Donahue ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2012
Richard Clarke ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Mike Huckabee ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Van Jones ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Yo-Yo Ma ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Ron Paul ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2008-2011
Madeleine Albright ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2008-2009
Edward Asner ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009-2017
Danny Boyle ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2009-2017
Norman Lear ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2009-2016
Terence Blanchard ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2009-2015
Hugh Masekela ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009-2015
Sean Penn ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2009-2012
Mickey Rourke ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2009-2012
Phil Angelides Phil Angelides ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Judy Collins ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Myrlie Evers Myrlie Evers ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Russ Feingold Russ Feingold ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Diane Ravitch ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Arturo Sandoval ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Tim Wise Tim Wise ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2010-2017
Oliver Stone ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2010-2016
Dana Delany ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2010-2015
Cassandra Wilson ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2010-2015
Ed O'Neill ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2010-2014
N. Paul Stookey N. Paul Stookey ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2014
Carol Burnett ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2010-2013
Jeffrey Wright ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2013
Robert Battle Robert Battle ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2017
Tony Bennett ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2017
Eve Ensler ...  Herself / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2017
Rana Foroohar ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011-2017
Ashley Judd ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2017
Misty Copeland ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011-2015
Blythe Danner ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011-2015
Kenneth Branagh ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2011-2014
Barry Manilow ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2011-2014
Sheila Bair Sheila Bair ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Gloria Estefan ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Michelle Rhee ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Ari Berman Ari Berman ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2012-2017
Steve Tyrell ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2012-2015
Jack Abramoff ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2012-2014
Kyra Sedgwick ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2012-2013
Roger Clay Roger Clay ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2012
Cecilia Firethunder Cecilia Firethunder ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2012
Buddy Guy ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2012
Faye Wattleton Faye Wattleton ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2012
Taj Mahal ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2013-2017
Joyce Carol Oates ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2013-2017
Nia Long ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2013-2016
Gregory Porter Gregory Porter ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2013-2016
Charlie Haden ...  Himself - Guest 3 episodes, 2013
Amma Asante ...  Herself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2014-2017
Allison Janney ...  Herself - Guest 3 episodes, 2014-2017
Bryan Stevenson ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2014-2017
David Agus David Agus ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2014-2016
Robert English Robert English ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2014-2015
Cory Booker ...  Himself - Guest / ... 3 episodes, 2015-2017
Killer Mike ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2015-2017
Slavoj Zizek ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2015-2017
Jill Stein ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2015-2016
Jerrod Carmichael ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016-2017
Rashad Robinson Rashad Robinson ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016-2017
Greg Mathis ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Rick Warren Rick Warren ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Hilary Swank ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2014
Halle Berry ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Keri Russell ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Queen Latifah ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2008-2010
Maggie Gyllenhaal ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Quentin Tarantino ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Sandra Bullock ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010
Anna Torv ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010
John S. Chen John S. Chen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Jose Antonio Vargas Jose Antonio Vargas ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2016
Steven Levitt Steven Levitt ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Kathy Bates ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Kathy Griffin ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Earl Stafford Earl Stafford ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Niall Ferguson Niall Ferguson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Robin D.G. Kelley Robin D.G. Kelley ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2016
Sheila E. ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2014
Michael Sheen ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Joey Alexander ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Craig Wilder Craig Wilder ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2016
Meg Ryan ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2016
John Ridley ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2017
Tom Arnold ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2016
Walter Mosley ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2016
Marsha Ambrosius ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2014
Dianne Reeves ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2014
Henry Louis Gates ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2013
Edward James Olmos ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2013
Lani Guinier Lani Guinier ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004-2012
Kwame Kilpatrick Kwame Kilpatrick ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2011
Pam Grier ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2010
Lalah Hathaway ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004-2010
Philip Seymour Hoffman ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2010
Tracy Morgan ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2010
Mario Van Peebles ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2010
Venus Williams ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004-2010
James Brown ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2009
Mekhi Phifer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2009
Dee Dee Myers ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2008
Bill Nelson Bill Nelson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004-2008
Charles Rangel ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2008
Lonnie Ali Lonnie Ali ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004-2007
Chaka Khan ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2004-2007
Will Smith ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2007
Michael Franti ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2006
Duane Martin ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2006
Charles Ogletree ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2006
Louis Farrakhan Louis Farrakhan ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004-2005
Djimon Hounsou ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004-2005
Wren T. Brown ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004
Bill Cosby ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2004
Jamie Foxx ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2004
Al Sharpton ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2004
Faith Evans ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2017
Regina King ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2017
Maureen Dowd ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2016
Tracy Chapman ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2015
John Oates ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2015
Jorge Ramos ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2015
Vanessa Williams ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2014
Steven Bochco ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2013
Terry McMillan ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2005-2013
Chuck Hagel Chuck Hagel ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2012
Tori Amos ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Anita Hill ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2011
John Legend ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2011
John Leguizamo ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Sugar Ray Leonard ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Moby ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Pat Williams Pat Williams ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2011
Damian Marley ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2010
Amerie ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Erica Campbell ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Janis Kearney Janis Kearney ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Mary McCormack ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Azadeh Moaveni Azadeh Moaveni ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Bill Russell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
RZA ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Steve Zahn ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2009
Don Hewitt Don Hewitt ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2008
Alanis Morissette ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2008
Harry Reid ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2008
Norm Coleman Norm Coleman ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2007
Stephen Collins ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2007
Paul Haggis ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2007
S. Epatha Merkerson ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2005-2007
Omarion ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2007
Jimmy Smits ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2007
Ice Cube ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Xzibit ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005-2006
Wade Henderson Wade Henderson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005
Joseph Lowery Joseph Lowery ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005
Ludacris ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005
John Shelby Spong John Shelby Spong ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2005
Jeff Flake ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2017
Lawrence O'Donnell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2017
Dan Rather ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2017
Naomie Harris ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2016
Claire McCaskill ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2015
Robert Cray ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2006-2014
David Ritz David Ritz ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2006-2014
Rajiv Chandrasekaran Rajiv Chandrasekaran ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2012
Anthony Hamilton ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2012
Lawrence Goldstone Lawrence Goldstone ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2011
Sheila Jackson Lee Sheila Jackson Lee ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2011
Dick Cavett ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Louis Gossett Jr. ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Martin Landau ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Corinne Bailey Rae ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Damon Wayans ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2010
Wangari Maathai ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2009
Eric Bana ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2008
Carly Fiorina ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2006-2008
LL Cool J ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2008
Paul Eaton Paul Eaton ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Jack Reed Jack Reed ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Kate Winslet ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2006-2007
Derek Luke ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2006
Sherman Alexie Sherman Alexie ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2017
John Dean ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2017
David Alan Grier ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2017
Christian Scott Christian Scott ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2017
Xavier Becerra Xavier Becerra ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Tim Conway ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Bela Fleck ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
P.J. O'Rourke P.J. O'Rourke ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
David Rose David Rose ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Ian Somerhalder ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Tim Weiner ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2014
Angela Bassett ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2013
Marcia Gay Harden ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2013
Michael Oren Michael Oren ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2013
Gina Torres ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2013
Jeanne Tripplehorn ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2013
Anthony Hopkins ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2011
Calvin Trillin ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2011
Chris Van Hollen Chris Van Hollen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2011
Ayaan Hirsi Ali ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
John Burns John Burns ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Susan Page Susan Page ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Valerie Plame Wilson ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Thomas Ricks ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Chris Rock ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Molly Shannon ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Serj Tankian ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2010
Idris Elba ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Paul Giamatti ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Marina Nemat Marina Nemat ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Anika Noni Rose ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2009
Bruce Bartlett Bruce Bartlett ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Mark Bowden ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Elisabeth Bumiller Elisabeth Bumiller ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Jay Carney ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Dorothy Cotton Dorothy Cotton ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
David Gergen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Jon Hamm ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2008
James McAvoy ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007-2008
Akbar Ahmed Akbar Ahmed ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Chris Brown ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Guillermo del Toro ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007
Peter J. Gomes ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Audra McDonald ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007
Natascha McElhone ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007
George Miller ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Cybill Shepherd ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2007
Lawrence Wright ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2007
Jane Mayer ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2008-2017
Steve Schapiro ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2017
Michael Dukakis ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2016
Scott Glenn ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2008-2015
David Maraniss ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2015
Daniel Beaty Daniel Beaty ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2014
Connie Britton ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2008-2014
Earl Klugh Earl Klugh ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2014
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Debbie Wasserman Schultz ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2014
Barbara Walters ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2014
James McBride James McBride ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2008-2013
Jonathan Rieder Jonathan Rieder ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2013
Thomas Frank ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2012
Pico Iyer Pico Iyer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2012
Colin Powell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2012
Paul Tough Paul Tough ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2012
Douglas Frantz Douglas Frantz ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Dana Milbank Dana Milbank ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Jeffrey Tambor ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Dionne Warwick ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Bing West Bing West ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Betty White ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2008-2011
Geoffrey Canada ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2010
Norman Francis Norman Francis ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2010
Mitch Landrieu ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2010
Richard Belzer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2009
David Paterson David Paterson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008-2009
Jessica Queller ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2008-2009
Andrew Bridge Andrew Bridge ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008
Susan Neiman Susan Neiman ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2008
Sidney Poitier ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008
Bill Ritter Bill Ritter ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2008
Karen Bass Karen Bass ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2009-2017
Keith Black Keith Black ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2017
Michelle Monaghan ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2017
Bill Pullman ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2017
Patti Davis Patti Davis ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2009-2016
Maxwell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2016
Mitch Albom ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2015
Ann Louise Bardach Ann Louise Bardach ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2009-2015
Edie Falco ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2015
Chiwetel Ejiofor ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2014
Ledisi Young ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2014
Shohreh Aghdashloo ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Herb Alpert ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Kevin Bacon ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Anthony Edwards ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Lani Hall Lani Hall ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Martin Indyk Martin Indyk ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Esperanza Spalding ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2009-2013
Viola Davis ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2012
Steve Martin ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2012
Joe Scarborough ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2012
Steve Earle ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2011
Harry Shearer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2011
Biz Stone ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2011
Davis Guggenheim ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Lisa Kudrow ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Sharon Leal ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Edward Norton ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Edward Rendell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Garry Shandling ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Andrew Ross Sorkin ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Henry Waxman Henry Waxman ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Otis Williams Otis Williams ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009-2010
Francis Ford Coppola ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2009
Jay Leno ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2009
Robert Kuttner Robert Kuttner ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2017
Joe Morton ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2017
Trombone Shorty ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2017
John Yoo John Yoo ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2017
Richard Dreyfuss ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2016
Wendell Potter ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2016
Peter Singer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2016
Patti Smith ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2016
Marion Cotillard ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Dr. John ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Robert Duvall ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Mark Harmon ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
William Hurt ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Bettye LaVette ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Johnny Mathis ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Robert Putnam Robert Putnam ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Mark Ruffalo ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Sonia Sanchez Sonia Sanchez ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Patrick Stewart ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Bill Withers ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2015
Rosanne Cash ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2014
Angélique Kidjo ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2014
Jim Parsons ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2014
Edwidge Danticat ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Bruce Feiler Bruce Feiler ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Antoine Fuqua ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Nicole Lee Nicole Lee ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Phylicia Rashad ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Molly Ringwald ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Amy Wilentz Amy Wilentz ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2013
Tony Danza ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Jakob Dylan ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Eugene Jarecki ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Garry Marshall ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Lucy Walker ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2012
Charlie Crist Charlie Crist ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Mitch Daniels Mitch Daniels ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Harry Markopolos ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Kathleen Sebelius Kathleen Sebelius ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Rebecca Skloot Rebecca Skloot ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Michael Duffy ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2010
Stevie Wonder ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2010
Peter Bergen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Roger Corman ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Annie Jacobsen Annie Jacobsen ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Melissa Leo ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Martin Sheen ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2017
Katie Couric ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2011-2016
Chris Isaak ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2016
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2016
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Khalil Gibran Muhammad ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2016
David Brooks ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Michael Connelly ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Ted Danson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Kristin Davis ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Larry Flynt ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Lawrence Lessig Lawrence Lessig ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2015
Jackie Collins ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2014
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011-2014
Sebastian Junger ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011-2014
Nomi Prins Nomi Prins ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2014
Jeff Henderson Jeff Henderson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Douglas Jones Douglas Jones ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Patrick McCarthy Patrick McCarthy ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Robbie Robertson ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Morgan Spurlock ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Ellen Barkin ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Bill Bradley ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Charles Ferguson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Carole King ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Zana Marjanovic ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
David Pogue David Pogue ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Frank Rich ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Christoph Waltz ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011-2012
Ken Berry Ken Berry ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Robert Blake ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Clive Davis ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Mansour El-Kikhia Mansour El-Kikhia ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Vincent Harding Vincent Harding ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Susannah Heschel Susannah Heschel ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2011
Marcus Lyons Marcus Lyons ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Sonny Rollins ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2011
Johnnie Savory Johnnie Savory ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Randy Steidl Randy Steidl ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
Harvey Weinstein ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2011
John Heilemann ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012-2017
Octavia Spencer ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2017
Jeremy Irons ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2016
Richard Jackson Richard Jackson ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012-2016
Elizabeth Banks ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2015
Marcus Miller Marcus Miller ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2015
George Pataki ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012-2015
Clark Gregg ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2014
Robin Roberts ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2014
Mira Sorvino ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2014
Kristen Stewart ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2014
Michael Hastings Michael Hastings ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Dwight Henry ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Anne Lamott Anne Lamott ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2013
Shawn Colvin ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2012
Frank Deford ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Peter Edelman ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012
Glenn Frey ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Richard Gere ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Wael Ghonim Wael Ghonim ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012
Kristen Johnston ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Keira Knightley ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Jonah Lehrer Jonah Lehrer ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2012
Anna Quindlen ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2012
Keanu Reeves ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Chesley Sullenberger ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Kathleen Turner ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2012
Rance Allen Rance Allen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013-2017
Chadwick Boseman ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2017
Danai Gurira ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2017
Elisabeth Moss ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013-2017
John Nichols John Nichols ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2017
Mehmet Oz ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2016
Wendell Pierce ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2016
Shemekia Copeland ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2015
Michael B. Jordan ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013-2015
John Deasy John Deasy ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2014
Dulé Hill ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013-2014
Paul Anka ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Chris Botti ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Rafe Esquith Rafe Esquith ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2013
Julian Fellowes ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Harrison Ford ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Johnny Galecki ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Booker T. Jones ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
B.B. King ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Jessica Lange ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Eva Mendes ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Rita Moreno ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Diana Nyad Diana Nyad ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Emeli Sandé ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Wayne Shorter ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Snoop Dogg ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Stephen Stills ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Joss Whedon ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2013
Simone Campbell Simone Campbell ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Nicholas Kristof Nicholas Kristof ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Cheech Marin ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Tatiana Maslany ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Itzhak Perlman ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Sam Polk Sam Polk ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Bhaskar Sunkara Bhaskar Sunkara ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2017
Eric Garcetti ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2016
Eli Broad Eli Broad ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2015
Freeman Hrabowski III Freeman Hrabowski III ...  Himself / ... 2 episodes, 2014-2015
Toni Braxton ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Ron Capps Ron Capps ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Merry Clayton ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Renée Fleming ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Peniel E. Joseph Peniel E. Joseph ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Darlene Love ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Martina McBride ...  Herself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Alex Tizon Alex Tizon ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2014
Sasha Abramsky Sasha Abramsky ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015-2017
Laura Poitras ...  Herself / ... 2 episodes, 2015-2017
Andrea Bocelli ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Harvey Keitel ...  Himself - Guest 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Sonali Kolhatkar Sonali Kolhatkar ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Irvin Mayfield Irvin Mayfield ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015-2016
Hussam Ayloush Hussam Ayloush ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015
Bobby Caldwell Bobby Caldwell ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2015