HLN Bolsters Live News Programming Lineup with Premieres of Carol Costello and S.E. Cupp on August 21
August 7th, 2017
10:10 AM ET

HLN Bolsters Live News Programming Lineup with Premieres of Carol Costello and S.E. Cupp on August 21

‘Across America with Carol Costello’ (11am ET) and ‘S.E. Cupp Unfiltered’ (7pm ET) Join the Network

HLN adds two dynamic personalities to its live programming lineup it was announced today by Ken Jautz, EVP, CNN. Launching Monday, August 21, Carol Costello brings her journalistic prowess to “Across America with Carol Costello” (Monday – Friday, 11a – 1p ET) and S.E. Cupp delivers her candid point-of-view nightly on “S.E. Cupp Unfiltered” (Monday – Thursday, 7p – 8p ET).  FULL POST


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Emmy® Nominated BD Wong (“Mr. Robot”) to Host HLN Original Series “Something’s Killing Me”
July 26th, 2017
10:27 AM ET

Emmy® Nominated BD Wong (“Mr. Robot”) to Host HLN Original Series “Something’s Killing Me”

Six-Episode Medical Mystery Series Produced by CNN Original Series Development Team Debuts Sunday, August 13 at 9PM ET/PT 

Something’s Killing Me Trailer: http://bit.ly/2uQDIs9

Episode One Trailer: http://bit.ly/2eIaEfR

NEW YORK (July 26, 2017) – HLN delves into the investigations of life or death medical mysteries in the new HLN Original Series Something’s Killing Me premiering Sunday, August 13 at 9PM ET/PT. Hosted by Emmy® Award nominee (Mr. Robot) and Law & Order: SVU veteran BD Wong, the six-part documentary production from the CNN Original Series Development team examines puzzling diseases and symptoms that result in near-death struggles. Each episode chronicles a race against time to discover what or who is killing the patient. Doctors, scientists, and, in some cases, federal investigators act as medical sleuths to solve the mystery in which life literally hangs in the balance.  FULL POST


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HLN to Premiere Season Four of CNN Original Series "The Hunt with John Walsh," Beginning Sunday, July 30
July 19th, 2017
10:45 AM ET

HLN to Premiere Season Four of CNN Original Series "The Hunt with John Walsh," Beginning Sunday, July 30

Double Season of 16 New Episodes Will Air Exclusively on HLN Sundays at 8pm ET/PT

Season four of the acclaimed CNN Original Series The Hunt with John Walsh, which tells stories of ongoing criminal investigations of fugitives, will air exclusively on HLN with a double season of 16 episodes beginning Sunday, July 30 at 8 pm ET/PT. The series’ third season was simulcast on CNN and HLN in 2016.

Hosted by Walsh, a passionate victim’s rights activist, television personality and founder of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, The Hunt is produced by the Peabody and Emmy award winning Zero Point Zero Production.  FULL POST

CNN AND HLN ANCHORS CELEBRATE THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DEDICATE THEIR LIVES TO HELPING OTHERS
June 8th, 2017
02:04 PM ET

CNN AND HLN ANCHORS CELEBRATE THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO DEDICATE THEIR LIVES TO HELPING OTHERS

”Champions for Change” – a special week-long event – will begin airing on Sunday, June 11th across CNN, with a one-hour special hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta airing on Saturday, June 17th at 9pm ET

Beginning on Sunday, June 11th, CNN will air Champions for Change, a week-long special event that sends CNN and HLN anchors out in the field to spend time working with the people and causes that are close to their hearts.  The anchors travel across the country to share the moving stories of the leaders and volunteers behind these inspiring organizations, learn about the challenges they face, and see first-hand the real difference they are making in the lives of those they help.  Champions for Change will air as individual segments across CNN throughout the week, culminating in a one-hour, prime-time special highlighting the series’ best moments, hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta on Saturday, June 17th at 9pm ET.
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CNN Greenlights Five New Original Series for 2018; HLN Adds New Original Series for 2018
May 17th, 2017
10:03 AM ET

CNN Greenlights Five New Original Series for 2018; HLN Adds New Original Series for 2018

 CNN Also Picks Up New Seasons of 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

NEW YORK – May 17, 2017 - CNN, a division of Turner, will be adding five new Original Series to its slate in 2018, it was announced today at the Turner Upfront presentation in New York City.  Detroit 1963: Once in a Great City; American Heiress: The Patty Hearst Story; 1968: The Year That Changed America; Kennedys: An American Dynasty and Pope will join the network’s diverse portfolio of award-winning, critically-acclaimed nonfiction programming.

In addition, HLN will add a new Original Series - Unmasking A Killer - to its slate in 2018. This series will join the growing lineup of unscripted original programming the network has been developing in the past year. FULL POST


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HLN to premiere true crime series “Beyond Reasonable Doubt” on Fri., June 2 at 9PM ET/PT
May 15th, 2017
03:23 PM ET

HLN to premiere true crime series “Beyond Reasonable Doubt” on Fri., June 2 at 9PM ET/PT

New series by Nutopia, creator of top ranked CNN Original Series, “Finding Jesus”

Beyond Reasonable Doubt Trailer: http://cnn.it/2rjzdBw

Programming note (as of June 20, 2017): Beyond Reasonable Doubt has moved its regular air time to Sundays at 8 pm ET/PT on HLN.

NEW YORK (May 15, 2017) – HLN debuts Beyond Reasonable Doubt, from executive producers Jane Root and Ben Goold with Nutopia, the team behind the highly rated CNN Original Series, “Finding Jesus” (seasons one and two), on Friday, June 2, 2017, 9 pm ET/PT. Over six one-hour episodes, the true crime documentary series takes viewers inside the world of forensic investigation through high-profile criminal cases of the past century that were ultimately solved by advances in forensic science or technology.  FULL POST


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HLN Unveils 2017 Original Series Slate
March 13th, 2017
10:24 AM ET

HLN Unveils 2017 Original Series Slate

Lineup Features Unscripted Programming Developed by CNN Original Series Team for HLN

Programming note (as of July 25, 2017): Inside Secret Places with Chris Cuomo (working title) has moved its premiere date to Friday, September 15 at 9PM ET/PT and How It Really Happened with Hill Harper (season two) has moved its premiere date to Friday, October 20 at 9PM ET/PT on HLN.

NEW YORK (March 13, 2017) – HLN announces its 2017 Original Series slate today, a robust lineup of commissioned and internally produced CNN programming fare which features three new unscripted series and the season two renewal of the network’s highly-rated documentary series, How It Really Happened with Hill Harper.

New HLN Originals Series premiering this year include Beyond Reasonable Doubt, produced by Nutopia, Something’s Killing Me and Inside Secret Places with Chris Cuomo (working title), hosted by CNN New Day anchor Chris Cuomo. The latter two series are produced internally by the CNN Original Series Development team.  FULL POST


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HLN Launches New Original Series “How It Really Happened with Hill Harper” on January 27
January 9th, 2017
05:15 PM ET

HLN Launches New Original Series “How It Really Happened with Hill Harper” on January 27

Harper (‘CSI: NY’) Hosts 12-Episode Series that Revisits and Reveals New Answers to Biggest Crimes, Mysteries, Trials, and Celebrity Tragedies of Our Time

Episodes Include Menendez Brothers Murder Trial, JFK Jr. Plane Crash, and DC Madam Sex Scandal, Among Others

First New Series for HLN Developed by CNN Original Series Team

Watch Episode One Trailer: http://bit.ly/2w7gEDe FULL POST


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"Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield," New Nightly HLN Program, Launches Oct. 17
October 12th, 2016
01:12 PM ET

"Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield," New Nightly HLN Program, Launches Oct. 17

Banfield’s New Show to Air Live from New York, 
Monday through Thursday, 8pm- 9pm, ET 

New York, October 12, 2016 –  HLN debuts its new nightly program Primetime Justice with Ashleigh Banfield live from the CNN New York bureau on Monday, October 17. Hosted by seasoned anchor/journalist Ashleigh Banfield, the program will air Monday through Thursday, 8pm-9pm, ET.

On this new program, Banfield will tackle the day's most pressing legal and social issues, trials and hot topic debates with her own passionate point of view. Also featured on the program will be expert guests who can contribute to the conversation.

Just prior to joining HLN, the host anchored Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield on sister network CNN. Banfield joined CNN in 2011 as co-anchor of the morning news show Early Start. Over the course of her career, she has covered breaking news from across the country and around the globe.  FULL POST

"On the Story with Erica Hill" – Daily Dayside News Program Premieres Oct. 10 on HLN
October 4th, 2016
12:17 PM ET

"On the Story with Erica Hill" – Daily Dayside News Program Premieres Oct. 10 on HLN

Award winning Journalist Hill To Anchor 1pm- 3pm, ET Weekdays Live from New York on HLN

HLN launches its newest daily news program, On the Story with Erica Hill, anchored by the award-winning, veteran journalist, on Monday, October 10. Hill’s program will air in the 1pm-3pm, ET slot, live from the CNN New York bureau.

The focus of the new dayside program will be the big events and most-talked about stories of the day. Hill will go beyond delivering the headlines to delve into why the stories matter and how they impact our daily lives.  The program will also feature newsmaker interviews.

Additionally, Hill will continue to contribute to CNN as both an anchor and correspondent.  FULL POST

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