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Showtime Orders Climate Change Documentary With Celebrities, ’60 Minutes’ Veterans and Chris Hayes

Pay cable network Showtime has ordered a multi-episode documentary series about climate change called “Years Of Living Dangerously” for 2013, and to say it has star power would be something of an understatement. Showtime will air six to eight one-hour editions of the documentary, which features  a slew of heavy hitters from the world of journalism and entertainment.

On the journalism side, the series will be produced by “60 Minutes” veterans Joel Bach and David Gelber. Also joining them will be reports from MSNBC host Chris Hayes and New York Times columnists Thomas Friedman, Nicholas Kristof and Mark Bittman.

On the celebrity front the series has filmmaker James Cameron, producer Jerry Weintraub and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger as executive producers. Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Edward Norton and Alec Baldwin will all appear as first-person narrators, with more names to come.

“We’ll make it exciting,” said Cameron in a statement. “We’ll make it investigative. We’ll bring people the truth.  And people are always hungry for the truth.”

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NBC’s Lester Holt Anchors The Next Great Sunday Morning Politics Show

The Sunday morning public affairs programs are generally a staid affair, with the occasional raising of voices when serious disagreements emerge.

To help remedy that problem, “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” piloted a new concept in Sunday morning politics programming last week. Moderator and NBC News anchor Lester Holt was joined by Fallon, actor Edward Norton and Arianna Huffington to discuss the serious issues, while wearing not-at-all serious attire: