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[04/19/18 - 08:43 AM]
"1968," A Four-Part CNN Original Series Event, Debuts Sunday, May 27, at 9 P.M. ET
Tom Hanks, Gloria Steinem, Dan Rather and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. are among those interviewed.

[04/11/18 - 09:53 AM]
CNN Adds Six New Original Series to 2019 Slate
The network has also renewed "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell," "This is Life with Lisa Ling," and "Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies."

[05/17/17 - 06:02 AM]
CNN Greenlights Five New Original Series for 2018
Plus: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell," "This is Life with Lisa Ling," "The History of Comedy," "Believer with Reza Aslan," "The Wonder List with Bill Weir" and "The Hunt with John Walsh" are all due back.







1968: THE YEAR THAT CHANGED AMERICA (CNN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/27/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (4 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 5/28/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNN's press release, April 2018) From Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog comes a CNN Original Series Event, 1968. Airing over two nights - Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 between 9 p.m.-11:00 p.m. ET- the four-part docuseries goes back 50 years to explore 1968, a year marked by seismic shifts in American politics, social movements, global relations and cultural icons that changed the modern landscape. Using never-before-seen archival footage and contemporary interviews with journalists, historians, and notable figures, the series maps the tumultuous events of the entire year, from the assassinations of MLK and RFK to escalating anti-Vietnam War sentiment and civil rights struggles.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher G. Cowen as EP
· Gary Goeztman as EP
· Kirk Sudaski as EP
· Mark Herzog as EP
· Tom Hanks as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Herzog & Company
· Playtone