The film, which looks at sexual assault on American college campuses, will premiere on November 19 at 9 p.m. EST and will air with limited commercial interruption.
A roundtable discussion called Sexual Assault on Campus and hosted by CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota will follow the broadcast.
The Hunting Ground bowed at the Sundance Film Festival and distributor Radius-TWC opened it theatrically across the U.S. in February, in tandem with a series of screenings on nearly 1,000 post-secondary campuses.
Following the CNN premiere, The Hunting Ground will be available to stream via CNNgo and other VOD platforms for seven days. It will repeat on the network on November 22 at 9 p.m. EST.