The HISTORY® channel to air 2-hour special "The Campaigns that Made History" - Tuesday, 10/27 at 9pm ET
THE HISTORY® CHANNEL TO AIR TWO-HOUR SPECIAL
“THE CAMPAIGNS THAT MADE HISTORY”EXPLORING PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES IN POLITICAL COMPETITIONS
PRODUCED BY OZY MEDIA AND HOSTED BY OZY CEO CARLOS WATSON
PREMIERES TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 AT 9PM ET
NEW YORK, NY – October 6, 2020 – The HISTORY® channel will premiere the two-hour documentary special “The Campaigns that Made History” from OZY Media on Tuesday, October 27 at 9pm ET. Hosted by Carlos Watson, OZY co-founder, CEO and host of The Carlos Watson Show on YouTube, the special dives into the unexpected twists and turns that have highlighted presidential politics and campaigns over the last half-century.
The race to the White House is one of the most competitive high-stakes political battles on earth. “The Campaigns that Made History” focuses on surprising and shocking political contests, leaning into the personalities, unlikely moments and missteps that have shaped the history of our country.
Featuring candidates in contentious and compelling campaigns, from Shirley Chisholm, Ronald Regan, Barack Obama, Donald Trump and more, the special pulls back the curtain on some of the most celebrated, boldest and brashest presidential candidates. Additional candidates covered in the special include: Gary Hart, Ross Perot, Barry Goldwater, Howard Dean, George W. Bush, John McCain and Sara Palin.
“Campaigns That Made History” is produced for the HISTORY® channel by OZY Media. Emmy-winning journalist Watson, fellow OZY co-founder Samir Rao and award-winning documentarian Laurens Grant, serve as executive producers for OZY, as well as OZY studio members Marion Cunningham, Lindsay Rodger and historian and podcast host Dr. Sean Braswell. Jennifer Wagman is executive producer for the HISTORY® channel.
About the HISTORY® channel
The HISTORY® channel, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. From best-in-class documentary events, to a signature slate of industry leading nonfiction series and premium fact-based scripted programming, the HISTORY® channel serves as the most trustworthy source of informational entertainment in media. The HISTORY® channel has been named the #1 U.S. TV network in buzz for seven consecutive years by YouGov BrandIndex, and a top favorite TV network by Beta Research Corporation. For a deeper dive, visit history.com or follow @history on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. For additional press materials visit the A+E Networks Press Center at http://press.aenetworks.com.
OZY is a next-generation media and entertainment company that aims to help curious people see the world more broadly and more boldly by introducing them to “the New and the Next” — narratives that defy convention, change perspectives and ignite ideas. Beginning as a digital magazine in 2013, OZY has evolved into a modern media company, featuring podcasts, events and Emmy-winning TV series with leading networks, including A+E, HISTORY, Lifetime, Amazon, Hulu, OWN, PBS and BBC. Led by Emmy Award-winning journalist Carlos Watson and co-founder Samir Rao, OZY is based in Mountain View, California, and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors such as Emerson Collective, Marc Lasry and Tom Franco. Learn more at OZY.com. Follow OZY on Twitter at twitter.com/ozy, Facebook at facebook.com/ozy and Instagram at instagram.com/ozy.