North America

Looking For

  • The CNN Original Series team looks for premium docuseries that feel “at home'' on CNN. Content pitched to the network needs to be different from the daily news programming that is already handled by their colleagues on the network.

    The network looks for subject matter with fantastic access and a unique point of view in terms of how to re-examine history and the events that have shaped the world we live in today.


  • United States


  • Docuseries can vary in length but typically fall between four and eight episodes.


Genres (Other)

  • Premium Docuseries

How to pitch

  • Content producers need to demonstrate how they are experts in their story subject matter, while having an acute awareness of the larger CNN atmosphere that the series would live in.


  • Amy Entelis – EVP Talent and Content Development
    Lyle Gamm, – SVP, Current Programming
    Jon Adler – VP, Program Development
    Molly Harrington – Director, Program Development
    Katie Isaacson – Sr Manager, Program Development
    Ryan Robinson – Manager, Program Development
    Liz Franco – Manager, Program Development
    Greg Greenwald – Manager, Program Development
    Kira Boden-Gologorsky – Production Assistant, Program Development

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