Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is set to welcome eight notable stars from the worlds of film, television and music to participate in the networkâ€™s ongoing GUEST PROGRAMMER series. The upcoming roster features OscarÂ® and EmmyÂ®-winning writer-producer-director James L. Brooks, filmmaker John Carpenter, Oscar-winning actress and singer Cher, film producer Peter Guber, singer and actor Chris Isaak, late-night host Conan Oâ€™Brien, character actor Ron Perlman and Oscar-nominated actress Winona Ryder. Each star has programmed an entire night of their favorite films, which they will present with TCM host Robert Osborne.
Winona Ryder, whose film career includes Darren Aronofskyâ€™s Black Swan and Oscar nominations for The Age of Innocence and Little Women, will present four films in December. Her chosen movies include The Front (1976), starring Woody Allen; the Barbara Stanwyck-Gary Cooper screwball comedy Ball of Fire (1941); Born Yesterday (1950), with Judy Holliday in her Oscar-winning role; and Elia Kazanâ€™s A Face in the Crowd (1957).