Ben Mankiewicz is the primetime host of Turner Classic Movies. When he made his TCM debut in September 2003, he became only the second host hired in the network?s history. During his career at TCM, he has introduced thousands of movies on the air and conducted long-form interviews with more than one hundred of the industry?s top talents, including Warren Beatty, Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Scorsese, Damien Chazelle, Faye Dunaway, Michael Douglas, Lou Gossett, Jr., Jerry Lewis, Sophia Loren, Cicely Tyson, Eva Marie Saint, Ann-Margret, Norman Lloyd, Leslie Caron, Angie Dickinson, Elliott Gould, Peter Bogdanovich, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks, Tom Ford, and most recently, Robert Redford. Ben is also a regular co-host for the on-line political show he co-founded with Cenk Uygur in 2002, The Young Turks. Since 2015, Ben has hosted numerous nights of the International Documentary Association?s Conversation Series, a career retrospective Q&A featuring the leading documentary filmmakers working today, including Errol Morris, Werner Herzog, Alex Gibney, Wim Wenders, and Rory Kennedy. Ben lives in Santa Monica with his beautiful wife, their beautiful daughter, one perfect dog, one other dog, and one puppy, who is evil.