ABOUT THE SHOW
Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin is a brand-new program and News Talk Radio, CJAD 800 is the only place to find it in Montreal. In this five part series – Hollywood superstar Alec Baldwin, sits down for can’t miss conversations with A-list celebrities including Billy Joel, Michael Douglas, David Letterman, Lorne Michaels and Chris Rock.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
December 26th - Episode One: Billy Joel
Alec sits down with Billy Joel at a piano as Joel details the decisions - musical and personal- that helped shape his music and his career.
December 27th- Episode Two: Kristen Wiig and Dick Cavett
Alec talks with Kristen Wiig, a breakout Saturday Night Live cast member star who says she loves performing, but admits “there’s also a big part of me that’s just like ‘Don’t look at me.’
And Alec visits talk show legend Dick Cavett at his home, Tick Hall, in Montauk, Long Island. Over iced tea, Cavett shares memories from five decades in entertainment.
December 28th- Episode Three: Lorne Michaels and Erica and Molly Jong
Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center -- the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live.
Alec also talks with writer Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast as they spar about sex, the legacy of the feminist movement and the impact of divorce on children.
December 31st- Episode Four: Herb Alpert and Chris Rock
Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of “The Mother F**ker With The Hat” to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play.
Then Alec talks with Herb Alpert, legendary trumpeter and music producer. In 1966, Alpert’s band, The Tijuana Brass, sold over 13 million records, outselling The Beatles.
January 1st- Episode Five: David Letterman and Michael Douglas
Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman admits that for a good portion of the past thirty years, he didn’t do anything else. Things have changed now; he has no patience for meetings and avoids making decisions on the show, preferring to save that energy to explore the world with his 8-year old son.
Visiting Michael Douglas at his New York apartment, the two dive into what makes a great director a smart producer, and why playing the villain is the much more satisfying part.