CNN to air John King Decade Review Special…

CNN announced it will be airing a one our special with John King that looks at the the biggest stories of the past decade.

TIMEFrames: A John King Special to Explore the Most Extraordinary Stories of the Decade

TV Special Coincides with the Publication of TIME Magazine’s TimeFrames Issue

CNN and TIME will collaborate to produce a one-hour television show, TIMEFrames: A John King Special, hosted by CNN chief national correspondent and anchor John King. The special, which features an interview with TIME’s managing editor Richard Stengel, will draw heavily on TIME’s forthcoming TimeFrames issue. The magazine, on sale Friday, Nov. 26, will analyze how the world has changed over the first decade of the twenty-first century. The CNN special and single-topic issue of TIME will both showcase the decade’s world-changing events and key personalities and examine how our understanding of those stories has changed with the passage of time.The special will premiere on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. and re-air at 5 p.m.

TIMEFrames: A John King Special will include appearances by CNN & TIME’s Fareed Zakaria, TIME’s Joe Klein and David Von Drehle. Other special guests will include Donald Trump and Sir Richard Branson.

On CNN’s Magic Wall, King will display images, information and TIME covers to illuminate a wide variety of topics—from politics to pop culture—from the last decade. The decade began with a presidential election decided by the Supreme Court and fears over Y2K, and continued with events impacted by terrorism and Mother Nature. Facebook and terms like social media did not exist in 2000 and, today, reality television is a part of mainstream society, and Facebook is changing the way individuals communicate. King also will spotlight new words added to the American lexicon and examine how society has adapted to leaps in technology.

CNN executive producers Jim McGinnis and Michelle Jaconi will team up to produce this special program. TIMEFrames: A John King Special also will air Friday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.

CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; wireless devices around the world; CNN Digital Network, the No. 1 network of news Web sites in the United States; CNN Newsource, the world’s most extensively syndicated news service; and strategic international partnerships within both television and the digital media.

TIME is a global multimedia brand that includes TIME magazine, the world’s largest weekly newsmagazine with a domestic audience of 20 million, and four worldwide editions with a combined global audience of 24 million. TIME is also a leader on the digital front with, which draws 10 million unique visitors a month and more than 2.2 million Twitter followers; as well as TIME mobile apps for iPhone and Blackberry with combined downloads of 2 million; and the TIME iPad app, one of the first apps available when the iPad launched. TIME for Kids, available in classrooms, has an audience of 3.2 million.


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