Below, check out a preview of the This Is Life with Lisa Ling TV show’s third season on CNN. Season three premieres Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 10:0pm ET/PT. The eight-part investigative series is produced for CNN by part2. Ling, Amy Bucher, and David Shadrack Smith executive produce.
In This Is Life with Lisa Ling, CNN says Ling will have “exclusive access” to the LA County Jail. She will also interview female MMA fighters; attend “a wedding behind bars”; embed with the Philly P.D; and be taught to code by Silicon Valley teens. Other upcoming topics include: legalized prostitution in Nevada; Chicago’s heroin epidemic; and state laws allowing rapists parental rights.
Ling also has a new five-episode web series, This Is Birth with Lisa Ling. It drops (in full) to the CNNMONEY website, September 19th. That show focuses on how healthcare policy, income inequality, and cultural practices affect how Americans have children.
Watch the This Is Life with Lisa Ling TV series’ season three trailer from CNN. Learn more about both TV shows from this press release.
Season Three of The CNN Original Series “This is Life with Lisa Ling” Premieres Sunday, Sept. 25
NEW DIGITAL SERIES THIS IS BIRTH WITH LISA LING TO DEBUT EXCLUSIVELY ON CNNMONEY ON SEPT. 19
The CNN Original Series, This is Life with Lisa Ling, returns for its third season on Sunday, Sept. 25, 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 gains exclusive access to the LA County Jail, goes inside the cage with female MMA fighters, attends a wedding behind bars, and learns to code with Silicon Valley teens. She also explores legalized prostitution in Nevada and the heroin epidemic in Chicago, uncovers state laws that allow rapists parental rights, and embeds with the Philadelphia Police Department to examine how new technology is changing law enforcement. Episode screeners are available upon request.
In addition, CNNMoney will debut This is Birth with Lisa Ling, a new digital series that explores how inconsistent healthcare legislation, income inequality and cultural shifts are changing how people have children in America. The five-part series hosted by Ling as she prepares for the birth of her second child, will premiere all at once exclusively across CNNMoney’s platforms on Monday, Sept. 19.
In season two, This is Life with Lisa Ling ranked #1 across cable news in its time period among adults 18-34 and #2 among 25-54. The series is produced for CNN by part2, with executive producers Ling, Amy Bucher and David Shadrack Smith.
About CNN Original Series
The CNN Original Series group develops non-scripted programming for television via commissioned 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. Lizzie Fox, vice president of current programming, supervises production of all CNN Original Series.
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