The New York Times Headed To Television With News Series


The New York Times is known for all the news that’s fit to print. Now, the newspaper is headed to television with a news series that will be on-brand with their storytelling and reporting.

A job listing on their site unofficially announced the news series. The description said that the show “will include groundbreaking investigations, on-the-ground reporting, agenda-setting interviews and new formats yet to be invented.”

Left/Right is working with the Times to develop the show. Left/Right is no stranger to news-oriented programming, having produced Showtime’s This American Life TV show and various episodes of Frontline.

This is not the only video-based venture for the Times. Op-Docs, their editorial department’s section for short documentaries produced by independent filmmakers, has garnered critical acclaim, with some of them making the Oscars short list.

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