Anderson Cooper, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning CNN primetime host, will host a new primetime Sunday series for the cable news network called “The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper.”
CNN President and CEO Chris Licht announced Thursday that the weekly series will feature single-issue episodes from the network’s award-winning long-form storytelling team that will include investigations, interviews and profiles.
The show will premiere on April 16 at 8 p.m.
“Powered by CNN’s unrivaled global journalism operation, ‘The Whole Story’ goes beyond the headlines, reaching every continent and every corner of the globe, as we take our viewers to the heart of the essential stories of our time.” Licht said in a statement. .
Executive produced by CNN’s Washington DC bureau managing editor Susan Chun, episodes of “The Whole Story” will delve into stories like the political and social problems plaguing San Francisco, claims that talc to Johnson & Johnson babies cause cancer, and the upcoming coronation of King Charles and Queen Camilla.
Like CBS’s long-running “60 Minutes,” which Cooper has been a reporter on since 2007, the new series will feature CNN anchors and correspondents including Sara Sidner, Pamala Brown, David Culver, Erica Hill and Nick Paton. Walsh.
A representative for Cooper told the Daily News on Thursday that the new series will not affect Cooper’s role on “60 Minutes,” which airs on Sundays at 7 pm.