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[08/30/17 - 04:50 AM]
CNN Original Series "This Is Life with Lisa Ling" Returns for Its Fourth Season on Sunday, October 1
In the eight-part investigative docuseries, award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling travels across America immersing herself in communities that are unusual, extraordinary and sometimes dangerous.

[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.

[05/18/16 - 05:23 AM]
CNN Greenlights Three New Original Series for the 2017 Programming Slate
Also on tap are new seasons of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown," "This is Life with Lisa Ling," "The Hunt with John Walsh," "Finding Jesus," "Death Row Stories" and "The Wonder List with Bill Weir."

[05/18/16 - 05:16 AM]
Turner Comes to 2016-17 Upfront with a Powerful Brand Portfolio & Bold Moves, Delivering More Content, More Solutions and More Results
Turner's portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports brands - including Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - are being highlighted throughout the presentation.

[01/07/16 - 08:27 AM]
Turner Shines Spotlight on TBS, TNT, truTV and Cartoon Network at TCA's Winter 2016 Press Tour
Upcoming TBS originals include "Angie Tribeca" (January 17), "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee" (February 8) and "The Detour" (April 11).

[05/13/15 - 07:18 AM]
CNN Announces Two New Original Series
"Declassified," an eight-part series, delves into true stories of America's covert operations around the world; while "The Eighties" follows in the footsteps of the critically-acclaimed series "The Sixties" and "The Seventies."

[05/13/15 - 07:15 AM]
Turner Broadcasting "Turns It Up" at 2015 Upfront
The strength of Turner's diverse portfolio of brands - including Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Sports - was highlighted throughout the presentation, which showcased content and offerings from the networks and brought Turner's "Turn It Up" message to life.

[03/10/15 - 07:58 AM]
Two Exciting New Original Series Come to CNN in 2016
Newly on tap are "Believer" hosted by Reza Aslan and "United Shades of America" with W. Kamau Bell.

[11/13/14 - 09:55 AM]
CNN Renews Successful Original Series Line-Up
"This is Life with Lisa Ling," "Somebody's Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe" and "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" have all been picked up for additional seasons.

[10/23/14 - 12:51 AM]
CNN Announces New Original Series Set to Launch in 2015
"High Profits" will follow two business-minded, dream seeking, relentless visionaries with a plan unlike any other - to franchise marijuana.

[04/10/14 - 08:33 AM]
CNN Announces New Primetime Schedule
Mike Rowe, Lisa Ling and John Walsh have all set up new projects at the cable channel.







THIS IS LIFE WITH LISA LING (CNN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/28/14 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fourth season on 11/26/17; has yet to be renewed for a fifth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNN's press release, August 2017) The CNN Original Series, This is Life with Lisa Ling, returns for its fourth season on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In the eight-part investigative docuseries, award-winning journalist and author Lisa Ling travels across America immersing herself in communities that are unusual, extraordinary and sometimes dangerous. In the new season, Ling embeds with a heavily-armed militia in the Arizona desert, visits a secret world under the Vegas strip and attends one of the world's biggest transgender beauty pageants in Thailand. She also explores the massive wave of Chinese immigrants coming to the U.S., polygamy outside of Mormon country, laws that criminalize teenage sexuality and what it means to be Black and Muslim in America. In the season premiere, "Sexual Healing," she looks at up close and personal therapeutic techniques that address issues related to sex and intimacy.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Lisa Ling as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amy Bucher as EP
· Amy Entelis as EP
· David Shadrack Smith as EP
· Lisa Ling as EP
· Lizzie Fox as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· part2pictures