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Steven Van Zandt extended interview: Available online only

Bob Moon Mar 7, 2012

Steven Van Zandt has become well-known for his duel careers as guitarist for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and as actor in acclaimed series like “The Sopranos.” Now he can add executive producer to his resume, taking on the role for the Netflix original series that he also stars in, called “Lilyhammer.”

Van Zandt discusses the state of television and programming in this extended interview, only available here. Click on the audio bar above to listen.

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