Overheard with Evan Smith

Series produced by Colleen Nelson

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Overheard with Evan Smith brings you in-depth interviews with today’s most fascinating public figures. You’ll meet politicians, authors, artists, actors, journalists, businesspeople, & anyone who’s at the center of things. Join us for smart conversations with the country’s most interesting people, always with an eye toward the news and always with a sense of humor.

Overheard with Evan Smith is an award-winning, long-form TV talk show produced by KLRU-TV, Austin PBS. It currently airs in over 80% of PBS stations across the nation and now we’re offering public radio stations the opportunity to add this show to their airwaves.
We’ve produced 12 one-hour episodes comprised of two interviews with guests from our past seven seasons. We’ve thoughtfully paired interviews to devise episodes that are evergreen, interesting, and relevant to today’s climate. Guests featured on Overheard Radio include Richard Linklater, Sonia Sotomayor, Gloria Steinem, Ken Burns, Jeffrey Tambor and many more.
Episodes can air in any order as a special series or monthly episode.


12 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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On this episode of Overheard, two PBS legends. First a sit-down with Henry Louis Gates Jr. followed by filmmaker Ken Burns.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of Overheard, we talk with two inspiring women. First up, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor followed by the legendary Gloria S...

Bought by WLPR and KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of Overheard, two authors. First Cokie Roberts tells us about her book Capital Dames. Later, Lawrence Wright on his book Thirteen D...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, two novelists. First up, award-winning and best-selling author Jonathan Lethem followed by author Ian McEwan.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, two best-selling authors known for dark page-turners. First James Ellroy followed by Margaret Atwood.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, we chat with two of Hollywood’s funniest actors. First, Michael McKean talks about his time on Laverne and Shirley. T...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of Overheard, we talk with Emmy winning actor Jeffrey Tambor and Jason Schwartzman.

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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In this episode of Overheard, two rockers talk about the music industry. First, songwriter Jeff Tweedy from the band Wilco followed by Kim Gordon ...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, we hear from two comedians. First, stand-up comedian Mark Maron talks about his podcast. Later, comedian and actor M...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, two Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historians. First Doris Kearns Goodwin on Teddy Roosevelt followed by Jon Me...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Overheard, two Hollywood icons talk movies, music and more. First Academy Award-nominator actor Ethan Hawke followed by directo...

Bought by KUT and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of Overheard, we sit down with two renowned American authors. First up, Joyce Carol Oates followed by Amy Tan.

Bought by WLPR and KUT


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2