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BREAKING BIG
Air Date: Friday, August 10, 2018
Time Slot: 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST on PBS
Episode Title: (#109) "Lee Daniels"
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FRIDAY, August 10, 2018

8:30-9:00 PM:

*NEW* BREAKING BIG "Lee Daniels" (BRBG) (#109)

Trace Daniels' path from West Philly to the red-hot center of Hollywood.

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BREAKING BIG (PBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/15/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (12 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/14/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from PBS's press release, May 2018) PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING BIG, will premiere Friday, June 15, 2018, 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. BREAKING BIG, a 12-episode documentary series, explores the unexpected journey to success of some of the world's most influential artists, innovators, political leaders, athletes, authors and entrepreneurs. Watch a clip here. Hosted by Carlos Watson, an Emmy(R) Award-winning journalist and co-founder and CEO of OZY.com, BREAKING BIG explores the twists and turns on the road to thriving careers for some notable figures in various fields. The series of 30-minute documentary films traces the unusual paths followed by 12 talented men and women - from country music superstar Jason Aldean and former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson to Oscar-winning director Lee Daniels and chef and restaurateur Eddie Huang - who overcame nearly insurmountable obstacles and long odds to reach and reimagine their own potential and, ultimately, to break big. The series will include analysis from eminent social scientists, marketing experts, film critics, book editors and others to help viewers understand the risk-taking and bold moves these journeys require.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carlos Watson as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ari Hyman as EP
· Cameo George as EP
· Carlos Watson as EP
· Danny Lee as EP
· Royd Chung as EP
· Samir Rao as EP
· Sean Braswell as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· OZY Media