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date (day) time network episode title
8/22/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#108) Escaping Reality
8/15/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#107) Freaks, Geeks, & Outsiders
8/8/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#106) Movin' On Up
8/1/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#105) Facing Race
7/25/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#104) Working for Laughs
7/18/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#103) Just Friends
7/11/21 (Su.)10:00 PMCNN(#102) Sex & The Sitcom
7/11/21 (Su.)9:00 PMCNN(#101) A Family Matter






HISTORY OF THE SITCOM (CNN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/11/21 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 8/22/21; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNN's press release, June 2021) Following in the footsteps of the popular CNN Original Series examining The Movies and The Story of Late Night, History of the Sitcom reunites audiences with the television friends, families, and co-workers they grew up with while introducing cutting-edge comedies that are sure to be your next binge-watch. The eight-part docuseries produced by Cream Productions features over 180 original interviews with sitcom icons including Norman Lear, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Lisa Kudrow, Jason Alexander, Kelsey Grammer, Kim Fields, Tim Allen, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, George Lopez, Mel Brooks, Isabella Gomez, Ted Danson, Joey Soloway, Jimmie Walker, Judd Apatow, Dan Levy, Zooey Deschanel, Chuck Lorre, Mara Brock Akil, Helen Hunt and many more, breaking down how sitcoms have helped generations of Americans navigate an ever-shifting cultural landscape.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Amy Entelis as EP (CNN)
· Bill Carter as EP
· David Brady as EP
· John Ealer as EP
· Kate Harrison Karman as EP
· Lyle Gamm as EP (CNN)
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Cream Productions