The Seventies (2015)
|Awards||Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy2 nominations total|
|Company||Herzog & Company, Playtone|
The Seventies (miniseries)
The Seventies is a documentary miniseries which premiered on CNN on June 11, 2015. Produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman' studio Playtone, and serving as a follow-up to The Sixties, the 8-part series chronicled events and popular culture of the United States during the 1970s.
In February 2016, CNN announced that it would premiere a third installment in the franchise, The Eighties, on March 31, 2016.
|No.||Title||Original air date||US viewers|
|1||"Television Gets Real"||June 11, 2015||0.887|
|Television of the 1970s, including new series reflecting and satirizing current issues (such as All In The Family and Saturday Night Live), new formats, Monday Night Football, etc.|
|2||"United States vs. Nixon"||June 18, 2015||0.901|
|The presidency of Richard Nixon, including the Watergate Scandal and his resignation.|
|3||"Peace with Honor"||June 25, 2015||0.770|
|The United States' exit from the Vietnam War.|
|4||"Crimes and Cults"||July 9, 2015||0.681|
|Notable crimes of the 1970s, including Charles Manson, John Wayne Gacy, the Son of Sam murders, and the Zodiac Killer.|
|5||"The State of the Union Is Not Good"||July 16, 2015||0.882|
|America went from bad to worse as the country dealt from one crisis to the next throughout the 1970s.|
|6||"Battle of the Sexes"||July 23, 2015||0.742|
|The feminist and LGBT rights movements in the United States during the 1970s.|
|7||"Terror at Home and Abroad"||July 30, 2015||0.709|
|Terrorism in the 1970s, from TWA Flight 841 to the Munich Olympic Massacre.|
|8||"What's Goin' On"||August 13, 2015||0.837|
|American popular music exploded into new formats and artists found new ways to express themselves, from Blondie to Billy Joel to KISS.|
CNN announced the production of the miniseries The Seventies on November 20, 2014, serving as a continuation of their previous documentary miniseries The Sixties.