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[05/29/07 - 09:44 PM]
Cnbc, America's Business Channel, Launches New, Unprecedented Original Summer Programming
CNBC is airing an unprecedented number of original primetime programs as well as special series during its Business Day schedule.

[via press release from CNBC]

CNBC, AMERICA'S BUSINESS CHANNEL, LAUNCHES NEW, UNPRECEDENTED ORIGINAL SUMMER PROGRAMMING

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. - May 29, 2007 - Business isn't taking a vacation this summer at least not on CNBC, America's Business Channel. CNBC is airing an unprecedented number of original primetime programs as well as special series during its Business Day schedule.

The programs include a series on business crimes in America produced exclusively for CNBC by Kurtis Productions and veteran newsman Bill Kurtis, a behind-the-scenes look at McDonald's with extraordinary behind the scenes access from the fast food giant, a special Father's Day edition of "Mad Money w/Jim Cramer," as well as new editions of the CNBC magazine "Business Nation" and "Millionaire Inside."

Specifically, the programs on CNBC this summer are:

"American Greed: Scams, Scoundrels and Scandals" (Thursday, June 21st at 10pm ET) � People will do anything for money. This primetime series focuses on how greed changes people's lives; from Ponzi schemes to art heists to a stunning case of stolen identity. The series is narrated by actor Stacy Keach.

"Business Nation" (Wednesday, June 6th at 10pm & 1am ET) � An all-new edition of CNBC's monthly one-hour news magazine with Chief Correspondent David Faber, features the stories behind the business headlines. On this edition of "Business Nation," a behind-the-scenes look at Toyota; the inside story of a NYU student who posed as a hedge fund manager and committed a $50 million fraud; and the real school of rock.

"McDonald's" (Wednesday, August 1st at 9pm ET) � A one-hour documentary, reported by CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla, in which CNBC receives unprecedented access to McDonald's headquarters and at locations around the world including China.

"Millionaire Inside: Your Guide to Retiring Rich" (Saturday, June 9th at 9pm & 12 am ET) � Four of the country's top financial pros--David Bach, Barbara Corcoran, Phil Town and Loral Langemeier--share their secrets to a comfortable retirement. The special, taped before a studio audience, is hosted by Erin Burnett, anchor of CNBC's "Street Signs" and co-anchor of "Squawk on the Street."

"Mad Money w/Jim Cramer" Father's Day Special (Thursday, June 14th at 6pm & 11pm ET) � In front of a studio audience of fathers and their children, Cramer will provide advice to those who want to save for a first car or getting ready for retirement. Cramer also welcomes his father, Ken Cramer, on the program as well as NBC News Washington bureau chief and moderator of "Meet the Press" Tim Russert and his son Luke.

"Power Lunch" (Monday, June 25th at Noon-2pm ET) � Co-anchors Bill Griffeth and Sue Herera take their informative and lively program to the birthplace of the power lunch�the Four Seasons restaurant in New York City.

" Best States For Business" (Monday, July 9th-Friday, July 13th) � In this CNBC special series, Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn counts down the top 5 states for business on CNBC's "Power Lunch" (12pm-2pm ET)--live from each state--with special features on how these top states are Keeping America Great. An exclusive analysis ranks all 50 states on 40 metrics in ten categories and "Power Lunch" will broadcast live from the top state on Friday, July 13th. Additional coverage will be available on CNBC.com.

Katrina: Two Years Later (Wednesday, August 29th throughout Business Day) � In a one-hour documentary, CNBC examines New Orleans and how its businesses are doing two years after the devastating hurricane.

About CNBC:

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing www.cnbc.com .





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