via press release:
BIO CHANNEL PREMIERES SEASON 3 OF THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TALK SERIES “SHATNER’S RAW NERVE” HOSTED BY WILLIAM SHATNER
PREMIERES MONDAY, JANUARY 31
WITH BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES AT 10 & 10:30PM ET
CAROL BURNETT AND MARILU HENNER AMONG FIRST GUESTS
Emmy-Award winner William Shatner returns with his distinctive celebrity interviewing style in his critically-acclaimed talk show “Shatner’s Raw Nerve,” premiering Monday, January 31 with back-to-back episodes at 10 &10:30PM ET on BIO Channel. Carol Burnett and Marilu Henner will be the first two guests respectively.
In each 30-minute episode of “Shatner’s Raw Nerve,” Shatner successfully probes his guest’s most fascinating and sensitive subjects and touches upon a “Raw Nerve,” quite often capturing celebrities at their most unexpected. Shatner explores life’s most intriguing questions to unearth stories that are surprising, revealing, funny, touching or even bizarre during intimate face-to-face interviews on Shatner’s personally designed “S” shaped couch.
At 10PM ET/11PM PT William Shatner sits down with legendary actress, comedienne, singer and dancer, Carol Burnett. The one-on-one discussion will delve into Burnett’s rough upbringing in Hollywood, dealing with alcoholism in her family and how those life experiences shaped her career. Burnett speaks about her work as a playwright, how she was discovered and the passing of her daughter.
At 10:30PM ET/11:30PM PT Actress Marilu Henner and William Shatner share a very personal conversation about the death of her parents, motherhood and healthy lifestyles. Henner also talks about a rare condition she has called hyperthymesia, which gives her a superior autobiographical memory.
Other guests this season include: Rick Springfield, Florence Henderson, Penny Marshall, Carl Reiner, Jessalyn Gilsig, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Nealon, Ed Asner, Scott Bakula, Levar Burton and “Star Trek” alum Walter Koenig.