Viewers Say WAVE Documentary About Louisville Mass Murder Is ‘Thoughtful,’ ‘Compelling,’ ‘Real Journalism’

Natalia Martinez, WAVE’s investigative reporter who executive produced the documentary, says “the response has been overwhelming. Viewers sent us messages and emails and called the station.” She says the volume of responses is unlike anything the station has seen.

Tubi To Stream Documentary Following Star WNBA Players

NBCU Academy And NBC News Studios’ Announce Original Voices Accelerator Fellowship

NBCU Academy and NBC News Studios’ Original Voices program have announced the Original Voices Accelerator, a six-month intensive fellowship for U.S.-based student filmmakers and critics interested in documentary film, journalism and […]


WRAL Documentary Uncovers Hidden Secrets About Famous Carolina Stadiums

A new historical documentary from WRAL Raleigh, N.C., Ghosts in the Stadium, examines the unknown past of four iconic football stadiums in the Carolinas. “I had no idea the secrets we’d uncover at these sites,” says Cristin Severance, WRAL investigative documentary producer.

CNBC Revs Up For Documentary, ‘Inside Track: The Business Of Formula 1’

As the global sports phenomenon Formula 1 continues its expansion in the United States and garners widespread attention, CNBC presents a new documentary, Inside Track: The Business of Formula 1, an exclusive […]

Emmy-Winning Documentary Series ‘In Real Life’ Returns Oct. 8

Scripps News, the 24/7 broadcast news network available over the air, begins a new season of its Emmy-winning weekly documentary series, In Real Life, on Sunday, Oct. 8. The series […]

BBC Select Launches Curated Natural History Documentary Collection

BBC Select, the BBC’s premium ad-free documentary streaming service, today announced the launch of a curated natural history documentary collection, now available on the streaming service. With wildlife and environmental […]

NBCU Promotes Rachel Smith To Oversee Reality & Doc Programming; Replaces Rod Aissa On Permanent Basis

NBCUniversal has found its permanent lifestyle and documentary chief. Rachel Smith has been promoted to EVP, Unscripted Content, Lifestyle & Documentaries. She replaces Rod Aissa, who left in June.


WRAL Doc Reveals Toxic Chemicals In North Carolina Tap Water

Emmy Winner Ellen Hovde, ‘Grey Gardens’ Documentarian, Dies At 97

Maryland Public Television To Premiere New Documentary Sabbath On June 24

Maryland Public Television (MPT) will premiere the new documentary Sabbath on MPT-HD and the MPT livestream at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 24. The two-hour Journey Films production is also available to view on-demand […]

Louis C.K. Documentary Dropped By Showtime

Ky. Man Sues Netflix After His Photo Was Used In A True-Crime Doc


WAVE’s ‘Cocaine Bear’ Documentary Proves Truth Is Stanger Than Fiction

WAVE Louisville, Ky., produced a documentary that took advantage of the hoopla surrounding the fictional movie, Cocaine Bear. In the incredible true story WAVE tells, the bear isn’t even the main character.

ABC Owned TV Stations To Air Earth Month Documentary Series ‘Our America: Trouble On Tap’ In Partnership With ABC News, National Geographic

As issues of access to safe drinking water make headlines across the United States, ABC Owned Television Stations are producing a three-part documentary series with ABC News and National Geographic […]

Fox-Owned Tubi Partners With Vice On Exclusive Original Documentaries

Fox-owned Tubi has partnered with Vice Media Group to produce eight investigative documentaries exclusively for the ad-supported streaming service. The first doc, The Cult of Elon, which will delve into the “cult of personality” surrounding controversial Tesla and Twitter owner Elon Musk, will debut on Tubi April 26. That will be followed up by the May 6 Tubi premiere of Vigilante, which examines the emergence of online vigilantism through the investigation of a Los Angeles-based serial arsonist.

Scripps News Creating New Longform Unit

Zach Toombs has been promoted to director of longform and will oversee the cable network’s documentary programming.


WRAL Airing Documentary Tonight On Fentanyl’s Impact

Lawrence Pitkethly, Producer Of Documentary Series ‘American Cinema’ & ‘Voices And Visions,’ Dies At 79

Stan Lee Documentary Will Arrive On Disney+ In 2023

Wednesday would have been Marvel Comics leader Stan Lee’s 100th birthday. To celebrate, Disney+ announced that an original documentary on the man will arrive at some time in 2023. Lee died at age 95 in 2018. He was the cocreator of Spider-Man, the Avengers, the X-Men, the Hulk and the Fantastic Four, among many others, and his cameos in the blockbuster Marvel films based on those characters are eagerly awaited by fans.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Set New Netflix Docuseries ‘Live To Lead’

AP, Frontline Documentary ‘20 Days In Mariupol’ To Make World Premiere At Sundance

The new feature film “20 Days in Mariupol” from The Associated Press and Frontline, the award-winning PBS documentary series housed at WGBH Boston, will make its world premiere at the […]

NBC News Studios And CNN Films Accepted Into Sundance

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry’s Netflix Docuseries Gets Release Date Ahead of Christmas, New Trailer

HBO To Air Nancy Pelosi Doc Shot By Daughter Alexandra

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A documentary on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s life and groundbreaking political career, shot and edited by her daughter, will debut on HBO next month. Alexandra Pelosi’s […]

NewsNation Documentaries To Debut ‘Harvest’

As families across the nation prepare for the holidays, NewsNation Documentaries today announced the premiere of Harvest, a two-hour documentary dedicated to the American farmer that will air Thanksgiving night, […]

Fremantle Acquires U.K. Documentary Powerhouse 72 Films


WDIV Detroit Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Two-Hour Documentary


ABC Owned Stations Reveal Housing Appraisal Inequalities In New Doc

Our America: Lowballed was triggered by the story of how one Black family “whitewashed” their home — stripped it of family photos, artwork, even toiletries — and had a White friend stand in during an appraisal. The appraised value of their home jumped nearly $500,000 from the previous one.


WLAE New Orleans Airing Documentary About A Black Neighborhood Leveled In The 1960s

Netflix Delays ‘Harry And Meghan’ Documentary Release


KTTV Documentary On Drought And Wildfires Airs Tonight


WRAL Examines High Death Rate Of Black Women In Childbirth

ABC News Launches Studio To Expand Documentary Efforts

ABC News is doubling down on documentaries and docuseries, launching a new non-fiction division called ABC News Studios. The studio already has 15 series in various stages of production, as well as 3 feature-length documentaries, which will live under the ABC News Films banner.


ABC Owned Stations Streaming True Crime Docs About Murder And Disappearances

Talking TV: Documentary Advice From PBS’s ‘POV’

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp talks with Erika Dilday, executive producer of PBS’s POV documentary series as the show enters its 35th season, looking at what makes potent documentaries work and how local TV stations can make successful forays into the space by drawing on their strong community ties. A full transcript of the conversation is included.


KESQ Palm Springs Examines What Happened To California’s Largest Lake


WRAL Raleigh Doc Investigates Complex Issue Of Gun Violence

Byron Allen’s HBCU Go Marks Juneteenth With Two Documentaries

Sharon Osbourne Will Examine ‘The Talk’ Exit In Fox Nation Documentary