The fourth season of HBO's critically acclaimed series, The Sopranos
, starts this Sunday, September 15, 2002. On this edition of Fresh Air
, TV critic David Bianculli talks about the new season and host Terry Gross talks two of the show's actors, Steven Van Zandt and Edie Falco. Steve Van Zandt is the guitarist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. He's also recorded solo and has produced a number of records for other bands. He's written songs for other musicians. He plays hitman Silvio Dante in The Sopranos
. Edie Falco plays Carmella Soprano, wife of Tony Soprano. The role turned her from a relative unknown to a TV star. She's had roles on Law & Order
and Homicide: Life on the Streets
. She's starred in the independent films Judy Berlin
, and Laws of Gravity
. (Original Broadcast Dates: June 27, 2002 and October 5, 2001)
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