United Shades of America will be back. Recently, CNN announced they’ve renewed the TV show for a third season.
The docuseries follows comedian Kamau Bell “as he explores communities across the country, using humor to start a conversation about race and how our differences unite and divide us.”
Read more info below:
NEW YORK – March 29, 2018 – The critically-acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, returns for its third season on Sunday, April 29, at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT, following the super-sized season 11 premiere of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. The eight-episode docuseries follows sociopolitical comedian W. Kamau Bell as he explores communities across the country, using humor to start a conversation about race and how our differences unite and divide us.
In season three, Bell heads to the border, visits the coast of South Carolina to meet the Gullah Geechee people, travels to Hawaii to talk to natives, heads up north to Canada, meets with students at Historical Black Colleges and Universities, explores Sikhism in America, talks to members of the disabled community, and visits his dad in Mobile, Alabama to retrace his family roots. In the season premiere, “The Border,” Kamau travels to the U.S./Mexico border to find out what life is like for people living there and talk about the proposed new wall.
United Shades of America will also stream live for subscribers on April 29 via CNNgo (at CNN.com/go and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TV and Android TV) and on the CNN mobile apps for iOS and Android. The series will also be available the day after the broadcast premiere on demand via cable/satellite systems, CNNgo platforms and CNN mobile apps.
United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell is produced by Main Event Media and All3Media America with Bell, Jimmy Fox, Donny Jackson, Gregory J. Lipstone, Layla Smith, Amy Entelis and Lizzie Fox serving as executive producers. The series will regularly air Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.”
What do you think? Have you seen Untied Shades of America? Will you watch season three?