James Lipton dies at 93

Former “Inside the Actors Studio” host James Lipton has died at 93.

His wife confirmed his death to TMZ.

Lipton reportedly died of complications surrounding bladder cancer.

” premiered in 1994 on Bravo with Lipton as host. He then continued to host the show until 2018.

Since then, the show, which is still on the air, has featured a rotating slate of guests hosts.

The show moved to Ovation in 2019.

is a privately held cable network that’s outside the family.

As part of the network picking up the show, Ovation also acquired the rights to past seasons of the show

The show was originally part of ’s debut format focusing on arts programming — a formula that didn’t last very long, but “Actors Studio” remained as part of the network for 22 seasons.