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20/20
Air Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20"
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NEW EPISODES

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15

10:00-11:00 p.m. - Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20

Robin Roberts sits down for in-depth interview with poet and activist Amanda Gorman.

'GOOD MORNING AMERICA' CO-ANCHOR ROBIN ROBERTS INTERVIEWS POET AMANDA GORMAN IN ONE-HOUR SPECIAL

Program Reveals Never-Before-Seen Personal Side of Writer and Activist Who Captivated Millions at President Biden's Inauguration

Special Features Interviews With Anna Wintour on Gorman's Role as Co-Chair of 2021 Met Gala

'Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20' Airs Wednesday, Sept. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC

ABC News presents a one-hour special that reveals the never-before-seen personal side of writer and activist Amanda Gorman, who captivated millions when she read an original poem during the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts sits down with Gorman, the first National Youth Poet Laureate, for an in-depth interview about her views on fame, her writing and success as a best-selling author, the role of activism in her work, her political aspirations and more. ABC News cameras also follow Gorman and provide unprecedented access to her day-to-day life for the first time ever, including an inside look at her writing process; her role co-chairing the 2021 Met Gala, including her preparation for and arrival at the event; and her work with a speech pathologist. The program includes an interview with Anna Wintour, who personally selected Gorman for her Met Gala co-chair position with other co-chairs Timothée Chalamet, Billie Eilish and Naomi Osaka. The special also features interviews with Jamie Frost, Gorman's longtime speech pathologist who helped her overcome a speech impediment and Dinah Berland, Gorman's WriteGirl mentor. "Amanda Gorman: Brave Enough with Robin Roberts - A Special Edition of 20/20" airs Wednesday, Sept. 15 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.

John R. Green is executive producer of this special. Janice Johnston is executive producer of "20/20." David Sloan is senior executive producer.

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20/20 (ABC)
Returns Friday, October 8
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/78 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
fridays from 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
44 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 44 ordered on 5/18/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's web site, September 2021) The ABC News primetime news magazine 20/20 has distinguished itself as one of the most esteemed programs in broadcast journalism. Currently in its 42nd season, 20/20 continues to combine hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. The program is anchored by award-winning journalists David Muir and Amy Robach. For over four decades 20/20 has offered viewers reports and stories that have changed lives.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amy Robach as Anchor
· David Muir as Anchor
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Sloan as EP
GENRE(S):
· newsmagazine
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC News