11am thru 4pm PT
Updates of the latest news from around the world.
*What's Going On - Marvin Gaye's Anthem for the Ages*
Don Lemon explores the impact & genius of Marvin Gaye, his unprecedented "What's Going On" album & the anatomy of several of the 1971 record's iconic hits that reflect significant challenges & divisions in the nation today.
6pm & Replay 9pm PT
Over its hilarious 60-year history of engaging w/, adapting to & influencing our rapidly changing society, late-night television has grown from a literal "shot-in-the-dark" experiment into a thriving entertainment phenomenon & a vitally important, uniquely American cultural institution. Not only does it keep the country laughing, it powerfully shapes how we see the world around us.
*NEW S1, E2 Carson King of Late Night*
Johnny Carson deftly navigates the turbulent 1960's to elevate "the Tonight Show" into a cultural touchstone, enshrining himself as the undisputed king of late night; his success begets competition w/ the emergence of Dick Cavett, Merv Griffin...
7pm & Replay 10pm PT
Follow comedian & political gadfly W. Kamau Bell as he explores the far corners of our country & its various groups & subcultures.
*NEW S7, E2 Back to the Future*
Kamau digs deeply into the discrimination & racism that lingers in programs like STEM; he looks @ efforts to build a more inclusive workforce for the globally competitive future in technology & space.