The one-hour weekly series will provide an intimate look into diverse sectors of American life and offer a deep-dive into pressing issues facing the U.S. that include migrant farm workers, the elder care industry, union workers, gun owners, education, bankruptcy and the drought. The premiere episode of Inside Man features Spurlock as a worker in a medial marijuana dispensary in California.
“Morgan, known for his inquisitiveness, humor and intimate portraits, is one of America’s most distinctive voices in documentary filmmaking. By telling the story from the inside, he and his Warrior Poets team bring enlightened perspectives and added depth to the stories that impact American lives,” said Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide.
Produced by Warrior Poets, Spurlock’s production company with Jeremy Chilnick, Inside Man marks the filmmaker’s return to TV as host and producer, and has him embedded into each week’s story. In addition to airing at 10p.m. ET on Sundays, the program will re-air overnight on Sundays at 1a.m. ET and at 4a.m. ET.
The debut episode of Inside Man will be made available in its entirety on CNN.com. Following the show’s 10 p.m. air time, cable subscribers can access each episode through their provider’s on-demand service. Viewers will be invited to follow, engage and interact with Inside Man and each other using hash tag #InsideManCNN and handle @InsideManCNN on Twitter and at Facebook.com/InsideManCNN. In addition, the show blog CNN.com/InsideMan, will provide users with program information, behind-the-scenes photos and videos, and other special content.