City of Faith and Fury “Premiere in July
June 9, 2021
New original CNN series “History of the Sitcom” and “Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury” premiering in July
History of the sitcom, producers of The story of the end of the night, Premieres with consecutive episodes on Sunday July 11
Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath, narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor Ewan
McGregor, Premieres Sunday July 18
NEW YORK – June 9 2021 CNN Original Series is expected to launch two new docuseries in July; History of the sitcom premieres with consecutive episodes on Sunday, July 11 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET / PT, and Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath Sunday July 18 at 10 p.m. ET / PT.
Following in the footsteps of the popular original CNN series examining the Movies and The story of late at night, History of the sitcom brings audiences together with TV friends, families and coworkers they grew up with while presenting cutting edge comedies that are sure to be your next frenzy. The eight-part docuseries produced by Cream Productions feature over 180 original interviews with sitcom icons including Norman Lear, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Alexander, Kelsey Grammer, Kim Fields, Tim Allen, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, George Lopez, Mel Brooks, Isabella Gomez, Ted Danson, Joey Soloway, Jimmie Walker, Judd Apatow, Dan Levy, Zooey Deschanel, Chuck Lorre, Mara Brock Akil, Helen Hunt and many more, explaining how sitcoms have helped generations of Americans navigate an ever-changing cultural landscape.
The first episode at 9 p.m. ET / PT titled “American Family” will examine how sitcoms have evolved to reflect the changing face of American families. The next episode at 10 p.m. ET / PT titled “Sexual Revolution” will explore the sex revolution in sitcoms, including the integration of LGBTQ + scenarios into the portrayal of a more modern world.
Executive producers for History of the sitcom are David Brady, Kate Harrison Karman, Bill Carter and John Ealer for Cream Productions, Amy Entelis and Lyle Gamm for CNN Original Series. After the premiere, the series will air regularly Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET / PT on CNN.
Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath, produced by Blackfin, is a six-part series that tells the story of one of history’s most controversial cities, through six epic conflicts that have shaped and defined it. Narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor Ewan McGregor, the docuseries explore how a barren small town with no natural resources became a place of pilgrimage for three of the world’s most important religions, while examining how three thousand years of conflict led directly to the struggles. today. Spanning from Biblical times to the Roman Empire through the Cold War, and examining the stories of King David, Cleopatra, Saladin, TE Lawrence and more, the series brings the “City of God” to life like never before.
The first episode, “The Kingdom”, traces how King David conquered and claimed Jerusalem from the Jebusites as the capital of the United Kingdom of Israel, setting the stage for centuries of conflict to come.
Executive producers for Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath are Geno McDermott, Jordan Rosenblum and Shan Nicholson for Blackfin, Amy Entelis and Lyle Gamm for CNN Original Series. The series will air regularly Sunday nights at 10 p.m. ET / PT on CNN.
History of the sitcom and Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath will broadcast live to subscribers on the day of their premieres via CNNgo (on CNN.com/go and via the CNNgo Apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TV and Android TV) and on the CNN Mobile Apps for iOS and Android. Before the first broadcast, from Friday July 2sd the episode “Holy War” of Jerusalem: the city of faith and wrath will be available on demand to subscribers via cable / satellite systems, CNNgo platforms and CNN mobile apps. Episodes of both series will be available the day after their first on-demand airing via cable / satellite systems, CNNgo and CNN mobile apps.
About the original CNN series
The CNN Original Series group develops unscripted programming for television through commission projects, acquisitions and in-house production. Amy Entelis, Executive Vice President of Talent and Content Development, oversees CNN Original Series and CNN Films for CNN Worldwide. Lyle Gamm, senior vice president of current programming, oversees the production of all original CNN series. Since 2012, the team has produced more than 40 original CNN series, including Peabody and Emmy Award. Anthony Bourdain Unknown parties, Emmy Award Winner United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, and critically acclaimed series, including That’s life with Lisa Ling, First ladies, Stanley Tucci: In search of Italy, the “Decades” series, American dynasties: the Kennedys, The Windsors: inside the royal dynasty, The history of comedy, Race to the White House, and many more. For more information on CNN Original Series, please follow @CNNOriginals via Twitter and join Keep watching, our exclusive members-only community that keeps fans engaged with their favorite original CNN series and movies https://cnn.it/3qOXGNz.
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