Katie Couric tackles more headlines and fascinating famous faces with “talk that matters” when her nationally-syndicated talk show, “Katie,” premieres its second season on September 9.
On the premiere episode airing Monday, September 9, Katie’s friend and rapper, Lil Wayne, sits down for an exclusive conversation.
During the first three weeks, Hollywood superstars Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer will get candid in an exclusive interview with Katie as they talk about working together on their latest film. Katie will also be joined by charismatic funnyman Billy Crystal, who will make a rare daytime television appearance to discuss his illustrious career and the Broadway revival of his autobiographical one-man show. Popular TV star Mariska Hargitay will speak about domestic violence and her passionate work with the Joyful Heart Foundation. Katie also sits down for an exclusive interview with the cast of the film “The Prisoners,” starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal. She will also welcome the always interesting and talented Julianne Moore, who will be discussing her passion for writing children’s books. Additional scheduled guests include Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, CeeLo Green, Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs, Dianna Agron and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Captivating issues and newsmaking headlines will also be front and center in Season Two when Katie revisits one of the show’s most inspiring guests, 25-year-old Aimee Copeland, a Georgia graduate student who lost parts of all her limbs to a rare flesh-eating bacteria. It’s been a year of a rigorous recovery and learning how to use her prosthetics — Aimee shares her story of strength and courage. Boston Marathon bombing victim Celeste Corcoran shares how she was inspired to get through her tough time. Piper Kerman, the real woman who inspired the series, “Orange Is The New Black,” speaks to Katie about what life was really like behind bars. And only on “Katie,” Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, the parents of Tayvon Martin, will join her in-studio for an honest and compelling discussion about the reality of race in America. On the premiere episode airing Monday, September 9, Katie’s friend and rapper, Lil Wayne, sits down for an exclusive conversation. Also, hear the heart-stopping stories and meet the courageous people behind recent news headlines., will join her in-studio for an honest and compelling discussion about the reality of race in America.
Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author, TV personality and a member of the ABC News team. The one-hour program broadcasts from New York City. Check local listings for more information.