American Dynasties: The Kennedys takes viewers to the heart of America's ‘First Family,' revealing how personal relationships within the dynasty helped shaped national and global events from the Cold War to the Wall Street crash. The docuseries spans the life of patriarch Joseph "Joe" Kennedy and his children uncovering how this one family so significantly shaped twentieth century America.
Finding Jesus discovers fascinating new insights into the historical Jesus, utilizing the latest scientific techniques and archaeological research. Knowledgeable historians, scholars, and scientists explore people, places, and objects connected to the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth.
The Nineties follows in the footsteps of previous CNN decade series The Sixties, The Seventies and The Eighties. Executive produced by Emmy®-winning producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman in association with HBO and Emmy-winning producer Mark Herzog, the eight-part series will highlight cultural and political milestones, from the birth of the internet to President Bill Clinton's impeachment that defined the decade.
Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History is an eight-part series executive-produced by Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia and Brian Gewirtz that
will explore the music tied to iconic moments in history. Every episode
will cover a tragedy, triumph, or the start of a movement – and the
music that came to define it. From the March on Washington to the riots
at Stonewall, the moon landing to Hurricane Katrina – music has played
an integral part in celebrating, criticizing, and amplifying these
seismic events in our collective history. Soundtracks is produced by Show of Force and Seven Bucks Productions.
Believer with Reza Aslan is a spiritual adventure series, renowned author and religious scholar Reza Aslan immerses himself in the world's most fascinating faith-based groups to experience life as a true believer.
The History of Comedy is an eight-part series executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hazy Mills) and Emmy® winners Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen
(Herzog & Company). The show will explore what makes people
laugh – from the Ancient Greeks, to Shakespeare, Vaudeville, to the
biggest contemporary comedians, movies and TV shows. It will dig deep
into topics like political humor and slapstick, featuring the voices
that have made us laugh over the generations. Using archival footage,
original comedic material, interviews with comedy legends and
luminaries, the series will showcase how the art form has evolved over
In This is Life with Lisa Ling award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling reports on unconventional
lifestyles in the U.S. The former co-host of "The View'' introduces
viewers to subcultures and communities that are extraordinary and
sometimes dangerous, and her interpersonal skills prompt interviewees to
discuss matters they don't share with close friends or even family. "I
have always believed that the more we know about each other, the more
evolved we become,'' Ling says about the intent of the hourlong
Declassified Untold Stories of American Spies (2016)
Explore the true stories of America's covert operations told firsthand by the agents who lived it, while getting unprecedented access to the riveting and secret world of espionage. Hosted by former U.S. Congressman, former House Intelligence Committee chair and current CNN national security contributor Mike Rogers.
CNN's popular original series "Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man", produced and hosted by Oscar®-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, will return on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 10pm ET/PT. Each week during the all-new season of eight hour long episodes, Spurlock will immerse himself in topical subjects while offering an intimate look into diverse aspects of the human condition. Topics will include "Celebrity," (the job of satisfying the public's constant appetite for the famous), "Income Disparity" (the 1% vs. the 99%), and "The Future" (where Spurlock goes on an epic quest to live forever).
From executive producers Kevin Spacey and Dana Brunetti, CNN Original Series "Race for the White House" captures the drama of how a high-stakes presidential election can turn on a single issue and so much more.
Fareed Zakaria GPS is a weekly public affairs show hosted by journalist and author Fareed Zakaria. As of November 2011, the show airs Sundays at 10am Eastern Time and 1pm Eastern Time on CNN. The show also airs Sundays at 1200 and 1900 GMT on CNN International. The "GPS" in the show's title stands for "Global Public Square," a reference to the show's focus on international issues and foreign affairs. On August 10, 2012, CNN suspended the program pending their investigation of suspected plagiarism. One week later, the New York Times reported, "Time and CNN said they had completed their reviews, found no evidence of plagiarism and restored Mr. Zakaria to his demanding schedule." Each installment features Zakaria leading a panel discussion and conducting an extended one-on-one interview.
The CNN Original Series "The Hunt with John Walsh", produced by Zero Point Featuring Walsh, a passionate victim's rights activist, television personality and a spokesperson for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, The Hunt will expose stories of ongoing criminal investigations of fugitives, expand the search internationally, and employ the documentary, visual style of the Peabody and Emmy award winning ZPZ.Through interviews with victims, loved ones and law enforcement, coupled with new leads, The Hunt will provide the public with salient information to facilitate the capture of fugitives profiled in the series. The July 13 series premiere episode "Shane Miller," tells the story of Miller's wife Sandy and daughters Shelby (age eight) and Shasta (age five), who were murdered in their Northern California home in May 2013, following accusations of habitual abuse. Sandy's husband Shane Miller, a convicted felon and the only suspect in the case, is currently on the U.S. Marshal's most wanted list.Viewers are invited to follow, engage and interact on Twitter (@CNNOrigSeries) and at Facebook.com/TheHuntCNN. Additionally, users can access original videos of Walsh, learn more about the fugitives through case profiles, mugshots, evidence photos, maps of their most recent locations, and artist renderings at CNN.com/TheHunt.
The CNN Original Series The Seventies will examine the decade through its politics, culture and historic events. The 1970s were known for extremes, perhaps nowhere more than on television. PBS and C-SPAN launched, but so did "The Love Boat" and "Three's Company." Look back at some of the programs and personalities that defined television in the decade.
The space race, the cold war, "free love," civil rights and more: The decade of the 1960s shaped our history -- and changed the world.
In collaboration with Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, CNN explores perhaps the most transformative decade of the modern era in a 10-part documentary series and brings new insights into how those events shaped today.
Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock is the inside man on this hourlong weekend series, which CNN says provides ``an intimate look into diverse sectors of American life and offers a deep-dive into pressing issues facing the U.S.'' Episodes include stories about migrant farm workers, the elder care industry, union workers, gun owners, education, bankruptcy, medical marijuana and drought conditions.
In Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown get a taste for the unexpected! Travel with Anthony Bourdain as he takes incredible adventures to extraordinary locations. Parts Unknown recently received its third Emmy award since the show debuted last year.