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AXIOS
Air Date: Sunday, November 04, 2018
Time Slot: 6:30 PM-7:00 PM EST on HBO
Episode Title: (#01/101) "EPISODE 1"
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AXIOS, FOUR-PART LIMITED SERIES FROM HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS AND THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW MEDIA COMPANY, DEBUTS THIS SUNDAY, NOV. 4

AXIOS, a four-part limited documentary series of news-oriented specials from HBO Documentary Films and the groundbreaking new media company of the same name, debuts this SUNDAY, NOV. 4 (6:30-7:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other editions subsequent Sundays at the same time.

The show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners' streaming platforms; in addition, the first edition will be available on HBO.COM following its Sunday-night debut.

Directed and produced by Emmy(R) winner Matthew O'Neill (HBO's "Baghdad ER") and Perri Peltz (HBO's "Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr."), the first show of the series will feature an exclusive sit-down interview with President Donald J. Trump and Axios journalists Jim VandeHei and Jonathan Swan, covering his views on: birthright citizenship; his relationship with the media; climate change; regulating tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook; health care; and the conflict in Yemen.

Subsequent shows will cover a range of subjects in politics, business and technology - and the topics shaping the future. The series will feature a combination of documentary shorts, illuminating interviews with major newsmakers and trustworthy insights delivered with Axios' signature "Smart Brevity" in a succinct, shareable format.

AXIOS is a co-production of HBO Documentary Films, Axios and DCTV; executive produced by Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, Roy Schwartz & Evan Ryan; directed and produced by Perri Peltz and Matthew O'Neill.

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AXIOS (HBO)
Returns in Spring 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/4/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's second season will be split into two halves
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, February 2019) The news-oriented documentary series AXIOS has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by HBO, Axios and DCTV. The new season will feature eight half-hour episodes, four this spring and four this fall, as well as four specials, reacting to the most consequential news of the moment and driving the conversation with shorter, interview-based programs. Emmy(R) winner Matthew O'Neill (HBO's "Baghdad ER" and "China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province") and Perri Peltz (HBO's "Warning: This Drug May Kill You" and "Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.") return to direct and produce the show, as they did in the 2018 season. They will continue to work with leading Axios journalists to highlight the week ahead in politics, business and technology, and other big topics shaping the future. Co-founded in 2016 by Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz, Axios is known for its mix of exclusive news, illuminating coverage and trustworthy insight delivered with "Smart Brevity" and a distinctly shareable format. The first season of AXIOS on HBO featured four news-making episodes, highlighted by revealing interviews with: President Donald J. Trump; Tesla CEO Elon Musk; Apple CEO Tim Cook; and Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Season two of AXIOS will continue to feature a unique mix of breaking news content, exclusive interviews and short profiles.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Evan Ryan as EP
· Jim VandeHei as EP
· Matthew O'Neill as CO-PROD/DIR
· Mike Allen as EP
· Perri Peltz as CO-PROD/DIR
· Roy Schwartz as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Axios