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[04/01/21 - 09:40 AM]
New CNN Original Series "The Story of Late Night" and Season Six of the Emmy Award-Winning "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" Premiere Sunday, May 2
"The Story of Late Night" is a six-part docuseries, produced by Cream Productions, that will take viewers on a journey through late-night television's most memorable moments.

[06/24/20 - 06:33 AM]
CNN and HLN Announce 2020/2021 Original Series Slate
Emmy Award-winning series "United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" will return for its fifth season this summer and the seventh season of "This is Life with Lisa Ling" will return this fall, with new seasons of both series airing in 2021.







STORY OF LATE NIGHT, THE (CNN)
Premieres Sunday, May 2
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/2/21 - ???
STATUS:
new this spring (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNN's press release, April 2021) It's a big CNN Original Series premiere night on Sunday, May 2 with the launch of the latest CNN Original Series, The Story of Late Night at 9pm ET/PT and the return of the Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell at 10pm ET/PT. The Story of Late Night is a six-part docuseries, produced by Cream Productions, that will take viewers on a journey through late-night television's most memorable moments. Spanning a more than 60-year history of engaging with, adapting to and influencing our rapidly changing society, late-night television has grown into a thriving entertainment phenomenon and vitally important cultural institution. The docuseries features archival footage of late-night legends such as Johnny Carson, Jay Leno and David Letterman, alongside interviews with today's popular comedic voices including, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Chelsea Handler, Trevor Noah, Conan O'Brien, Seth Meyers, James Corden, Amber Ruffin, Desus & Mero, Whoopi Goldberg, W. Kamau Bell, and many more. Behind-the-scenes decision makers including Lorne Michaels and Jeff Zucker are also featured giving their first-hand accounts of an entertainment medium that changed the face of television forever. The series will regularly air on Sunday nights at 9pm ET/PT, with an extended series finale examining the present day, diverse generation of hosts reimagining political comedy for the Trump era only to confront the format's greatest challenge yet: COVID-19.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amy Entelis as EP (CNN)
· Bill Carter as EP
· David Brady as EP
· John Ealer as EP
· Kate Harrison Karman as EP
· Lizzie Fox as EP (CNN)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Cream Productions