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‘Cold War’ Series Returns to CNN

cold war cnn“Cold War,” the 24-part series narrated by Sir Kenneth Branagh, is returning to CNN this year ahead of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in November. The series will premiere on CNN International at 9pmET tonight.

In a statement, SVP of programming for CNNI Mike McCarthy called the project “an epic pic series that captures the dynamics of one of the most important eras of recent times.” More than 500 eyewitnesses and participants, including Mikhail Gorbachev, George H.W. Bush, Fidel Castro, Henry Kissinger, Robert McNamara, Sergei Khrushchev, Pierre Salinger, Eugene McCarthy and Jimmy Carter, participated in “Cold War.”

The series will air every other Saturday throughout the year, with the final two episodes airing in November.

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HLN SVP Bill Galvin Moving to CNNI; CNNI’s Katherine Green Moves to HLN

Some changes are coming to CNN and HLN in the new year, starting with some movement among three top network executives: Bill Galvin, Katherine Green and Mike McCarthy.

TVNewser has learned that after two years as HLN’s senior vice president, Galvin will move to CNN International as SVP of business development and sports programming, responsible for special coverage and sponsored content of CNNI. He will also be in charge of sports coverage across CNN Worldwide.

Green will move into the role of SVP and managing editor at HLN. She has served as the SVP of programming at CNNI since 2007. McCarthy, currently VP of coverage and feature programming at CNNI, will be promoted to her former post.

After the jump, read the internal memo to staffers sent earlier today by Tony Maddox and Scot Safon.

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