CNN International Adds New Shows From Abu Dhabi

CNN International, which reaches more than 400 million households around the world, is launching two new evening programs from its London bureau and adding another hour of programming from its Abu Dhabi production center from 23 September.

Broadcasting live from CNN London, ‘The Brief with Bianca Nobilo’ will provide viewers with a look at the significant live events and stories of the last 24 hours. This new half-hour show will cover the UK and beyond, showcasing CNN’s distinctive and agenda-setting reporting.

‘Your World Today with Isa Soares and Cyril Vanier’ will break down the day’s most talked-about stories around the world, giving context around the news that dominated the day for viewers in EMEA, while informing viewers in Asia about the stories that will help shape theirs.

Additionally, CNN International is expanding ‘Connect the World with Becky Anderson’, the network’s flagship daily program anchored live from CNN Abu Dhabi, by an hour to give viewers more about developments shaping the Middle East.

CNN’s weekend lineup will also be enhanced with the addition of CNN Newsroom with Robyn Curnow and CNN Newsroom with Michael Holmes from CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta.

“We are delighted to be launching these new shows – which will form a key part of our industry-leading European evening and Asia morning programming lineup – and renewing our commitment to the Middle East with the expansion of Connect the World. International coverage is at the core of what makes CNN unique, and we are committed to delivering first class reporting to audiences around the world,” said Mike McCarthy, SVP of Programming and General Manager, CNN International.