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Documentary News Series AXIOS Continues December 7
AXIOS on HBO continues with a new episode MONDAY, DECEMBER 7 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), featuring insightful and news making interviews with top leaders and decision makers from a range of sectors, including politics, tech, media, science and business. Directed and produced by Emmy(R) winners Matthew O'Neill and Perri Peltz, the program features Axios' signature "Smart Brevity" analysis, exclusive documentary-style reporting, and in-depth conversations on the topics and trends shaping our future.
The episode will be available on HBO and to stream on HBO Max.
This week's episode features:
· An interview with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on vaccine distribution and the U.S. response to the record-breaking spikes in coronavirus cases. Axios co-founder Mike Allen speaks with the HHS Secretary about the successes and pitfalls in the department's response to COVID-19 and the transition to a Biden administration.
· A sit down with Axios national political correspondent Jonathan Swan and former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency director Christopher Krebs to talk about his recent firing, President Trump, his agency's efforts to keep the voting process safe and secure, and the deep divisions and mistrust that has been sown around the election outcome.
· Plus, the results of a year-long Axios national security investigation.
AXIOS is a co-production of HBO Documentary Films, AXIOS and DCTV; executive produced by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen & Roy Schwartz; directed and produced by Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill.
DESCRIPTION: (from HBO's press release, March 2021) The news-breaking documentary series will continue to work with Axios journalists to cover it all - politics, business, technology - and share insight on other big topics shaping the future. Co-founded in 2016 by Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz, Axios is known for its headline-generating interviews, illuminating coverage and trustworthy insight delivered with "smart brevity."