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date (day) time network episode title
11/21/20 (Sa.)8:00 PMHBON/A






BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME (HBO)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/21/20
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from HBO's press release, September 2020) HBO's BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME will debut SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, with Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip "T.I." Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Greg Alverez Reid, Nate Smith and Olivia Washington rounding out the previously announced cast. The HBO Special Event is based on the #1 New York Times bestseller of the same name by author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME will debut on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max. Originally adapted and staged by the Apollo Theater in 2018, the special will combine elements of that production, including powerful readings from Coates' book, and will once again be directed by award-winning director and Apollo Theater Executive Producer Kamilah Forbes. It will also incorporate documentary footage from the actors' home life, archival footage, and animation. The special was produced under COVID-19 guidelines.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alicia Garza
· Angela Bassett
· Angela Davis
· Courtney B. Vance
· Greg Alverez Reid
· Janet Mock
· Jason Moran
· Jharrel Jerome
· Joe Morton
· Kendrick Sampson
· Ledisi
· Mahershala Ali
· Marc Bamuthi Joseph
· Michelle Wilson
· Mimi Jones
· Mj Rodriguez
· Nate Smith
· Olivia Washington
· Oprah Winfrey
· Pauletta Washington
· Phylicia Rashad
· Susan Kelechi Watson
· Ta-Nehisi Coates
· Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter
· Tip "T.I." Harris
· Wendell Pierce
· Yara Shahidi
CREW INFORMATION:
· Kamilah Forbes as DIR/EP
· Roger Ross Williams as PROD
· Susan Kelechi Watson as EP
· Ta-Nehisi Coates as BOOK/EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· One Story Up