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[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)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/17/17
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
four episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Turner's press release, May 2017) 1968: The Year That Changed America (working title), from Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goeztman, Kirk Sudaski (Playtone) and Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen (Herzog & Company), is a four-part series that looks back at 1968, a year marked by seismic shifts in American politics, social movements, global relations and cultural icons who forever changed the modern day landscape. The docu-series maps the tumultuous events of the year from the assassinations of MLK and RFK, to the contentious presidential election, to escalating anti-Vietnam War sentiment and beyond.
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
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Herzog & Company
· Playtone