John Cale has been interviewed on tv on numerous occasions, sometimes performing live as well. Besides that he was featured in documentaries, acted in a TV series or acted as a participant in a discussion.
What follows is a listing of known appearances, broken down by decade.
Last added appearances:
Capriccio, a program series broadcasted on the Bayrisches Fernsehen, airs a half hour John Cale portrait and interview.
Cale is interviewed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The War On Drugs’ Dave Hartley (Nightlands / Oak Island) and Robbie Bennett were among the musicians for I Wanna Talk 2 U. He performs Venus In Furs as a web exclusive with the house band of the show.
Performs I Wanna Talk 2 U on the October 9 broadcast of Later With Jools Holland. A longer version aired three days later with two more songs: Scotland Yard and Guts plus a short interview during which a bit of the November 26, 1992 performance of Hallelujah is shown.
Portuguese tv shows a program called Músico e compositor. Possibly a screening of the 1998 John Cale documentary.
BBC Four shows Cale's performance of Heartbreak Hotel on what would have been Elvis' 75th birthday. Footage from The Later Show (1989) with BJ Cole on slide guitar.