19 AUG 2022

CNN launches originals hub on discovery+

Subscribers will now have access to 800 episodes of current and legacy programming at launch from the Peabody and Primetime Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series and HLN Original Series library.

19 AUG 2022

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The CNN Originals hub on discovery+ granted its discovery+ subscribers access to a large, curated selection of library CNN content from the network’s prestige brands: CNN Original Series, CNN Films, and HLN Original Series.

Subscribers can now view more than 800 episodes of current and legacy programming at launch from the Peabody and Primetime Emmy® Award-winning CNN Original Series and HLN Original Series library by accessing the CNN Originals hub within the discovery+ app or on the web. In addition to this initial offering of CNN Originals available to stream, select CNN Original Series and HLN Original Series will be added to the CNN Originals hub and stream on discovery+ in the future following their linear run on the cable networks. Titles will be announced in the months to come.

Offerings under the CNN Originals hub on discovery+ include: CNN Original Series library titles, "1968: The Year That Changed America," "American Dynasties: The Kennedys," narrated by Martin Sheen, American Style, "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown," "The Bush Years: Family, Duty, Power," "Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta," "Crimes of the Century," "Diana Finding Jesus: Faith," "Fact,"  and "Forgery."

"High Profits," seasons one and two of "The History of Comedy," "History of the Sitcom," "Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury," "LBJ: Triumph and Tragedy," "Lincoln: Divided We Stand," Nomad with Carlton "McCoy Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," narrated by Liam Neeson, "Race for the White House," narrated by "Mahershala Ali Reframed: Marilyn Monroe" narrated by Jessica Chastain, "Soundtracks: Songs that Defined History," "The Radical Story of Patty Hearst," "The Wonder List" and "Watergate: Blueprint for A Scandal."

HLN Original Series library titles: "Beyond Reasonable Doubt," "The Dead Wives Club," hosted by Lorraine Bracco, "Death Row Stories" (Seasons 1-5), "Hell in the Heartland: What Happened to Ashley and Lauria?," "How it Really Happened" (Seasons 1-6), "The Hunt with John Walsh," (Seasons 1-5), The Killer Truth, Lies, Crimes & Video (Seasons 1-3), Murder Nation: Blood on the Bayou, Murder Nation: Jersey Gore, Real Life Nightmare (Seasons 1-3), Sex & Murder (Seasons 1-3), Unmasking a Killer, various Vengeance titles, and seasons 1-4 of "Very Scary People."

Select titles from the award-winning CNN Films library include "9/11," directed by Peabody and Emmy® Award winner Gédéon Naudet, Jules Naudet and James Hanlon, "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House," directed by Emmy® Award winner Toby Oppenheimer, "The Flag," directed by Michael Tucker and Petra Epperlein, "The Hunt for Planet B," directed by Academy Award® nominee Nathaniel Kahn, "The Lost Sons," directed by BAFTA® Award nominee Ursula Macfarlane, "Race for the Vaccine," narrated and produced by Emmy® Award winner and CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta, "Soul Survivor," directed by Ky Dickens, "We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World," featuring Freida Pinto, Isha Sesay, and Meryl Streep